Hinckley Pilot 35

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To locate and connect with all current Hinckley Pilot 35 owners, and update the master list from the Danilek's 1984 book, "Pilot 35".

Members

Don/Jane Danilek 1984 Book, "Pilot 35"

Don and Jane Danilek, authors of the 1984 book, "Pilot 35", are members of this site. Don has contacted us to let us know, and spread the word, that he still has copies available. If you would like a copy of their book, please leave a comment on their page with your contact information. Click on Don and Jane Danilek

Forum

Link to 2018 rendezvous

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Started by Matt Durkin Jan 22.

Airball Needs a new Home

Due to health reasons, We are looking for a new home for Airball (1968) Pilot.Solid Pilot sailer thet we have sailed for 35 yrs. She was completely overhauled at Hinckley SW Harbor in 1999. New Beta…Continue

Started by Airball Oct 27, 2017.

Question re: Hatch leaks

Hello folks,My forward hatch has a small crack that leaks. I know I can sand it down, repair the crack and seal the original hatch. However, while looking at other older Hinckleys it looks like…Continue

Started by Matt Durkin Oct 27, 2017.

Full boat cover 1 Reply

Does anyone know of a canvas shop that makes full boat covers for the Pilot? I thought maybe they would have a pattern and I could just order it.Thanks,Anne SlaterS/V OutlierBellingham, WAContinue

Started by Anne Slater. Last reply by Joe King Aug 14, 2017.

Blog Posts

Facebook Pilot 35 page

Did you know there is a Pilot 35 Facebook page?

Just go to Facebook and search " Hinckley Pilot 35"

Posted by Matt Durkin on January 28, 2018 at 8:26am

Facebook Pilot 35 page

Did you know there is a Facebook page for Pilot 35's?

Just go to Facebook and search "Hinckley Pilot 35"

Posted by Matt Durkin on January 28, 2018 at 8:25am

A "Hinckley" thing

It hit me as I was getting our Pilot ready to launch this spring, just how people react to these old girls.

I was talking to a very nice man who was working on his sailboat a few boats down from mine. He was telling me the old story we've all heard about how his boat had very little bright work as he didn't want to be a slave to it. I find myself trying to not brag up our boat as it tends to "brag" itself up plenty on it's own. So I took the old "I know what you mean" approach. I was…

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Posted by Sea Fever on October 25, 2017 at 11:32am

 

Latest Activity

Small Island updated their profile
Monday
Matt Durkin posted a photo
Feb 11
Susan and Michael Eckhart and Robert Shapiro are now friends
Feb 8
David Smithson and Glory are now friends
Jan 28
TARA posted a status
"Well, I have had it with the mahogony rail, putting on a new teak rail, will send pictures when complete."
Jan 28
Matt Durkin posted a blog post

Facebook Pilot 35 page

Did you know there is a Pilot 35 Facebook page?Just go to Facebook and search " Hinckley Pilot 35"See More
Jan 28
Matt Durkin left a comment for Glory
"Thanks for updating the owners list. I actually saw a press release about the rendezvous on the Pilot 35 Facebook page.  I will go onto that page and ask people to reach out to you to update their information. I am planning on attending this…"
Jan 28
Glory left a comment for Matt Durkin
"Hi Matt, We are attempting to update the Hinckley Pilot owners list. That's become a major refit itself. Looks like you have been communicating with several folks who are owners. Would welcome any intel that you might have about owners and how…"
Jan 28
Glory left a comment for Wm. Michael Hassler
"Thanks very much Michael. For now, where does the boat hail from? Texas or elsewhere?"
Jan 28
Wm. Michael Hassler left a comment for Glory
"Hi Buzz. My contact info is Michael.hassler@cbre.com. Address is 4231 Milton Street, Houston, Texas 77005. Boat name is Amacizia, formerly Jazzy. Let me know if you need any additional information.  Michael"
Jan 28
tom waldeck posted a status
"Email Tomwaldeck23@gmail.com"
Jan 28
tom waldeck posted a status
"I think the first hpa regatta was on Nantucket where we hosted. ???"
Jan 28
tom waldeck posted a status
"Arendal had a teak deck. Might help finding her"
Jan 28
tom waldeck left a comment for Glory
"Sorry buzz we sold "Arendal" in 1998 after our move to the colorado Rockies. hinckley brokered the sale. went to Newport. dont know what happened to her after that. if you find her let me know. hope all is well with you and the…"
Jan 28
Glory left a comment for tom waldeck
"Tom, We are attempting to update the master list of all Hinckley Pilot owners Can you please send your contact information and let us know which boat is yours? Would be appreciated Buzz Billik HPA hinckleypilot35@me.com"
Jan 27
Glory left a comment for Jim Ball
"Hello Jim, The HPA is attempting to update the master list of all the Hinkley Pilots. Would like your contact info in order to include you.  Please forward  Thanks Buzz hinckley35@me.com"
Jan 27
Glory left a comment for Wm. Michael Hassler
"Good Morning , We see that you were welcomed to the HPA back in October of '17. Currently we are attempting to update the list of Pilot owners and would like to include you  Can you please forward your contact information Many…"
Jan 27
Glory left a comment for George Carter
"Good Morning George,  Congratulations - seems that in December you logged on as a new owner of a Hinckley Pilot. We are in the process of updating our master list of owners Would like to include you If you could forward your boats name and…"
Jan 27
Joe King updated their profile
Jan 22
Matt Durkin posted a blog post
Jan 22
 
 
 

Hinckley Pilot Association's Social Network

This site is the official social network that accompanies the Hinckley Pilot Association. Clicking on the above link will take you to the website, where there is more information on the Hinckley Pilot 35. We encourage all to become official members of the HPA.

Hinckley Pilot Association Annual Gathering

Ahoy! Once again, this year, Buzz and Beth Billik of 'Glory' are hosting a gathering of Hinckley Pilots and owners in Round Pond, Maine. The HPA will gather Friday, July 28th in the afternoon in Round Pond - cocktails and dinner at the Billik home, followed by a couple days of sailing midcoast Maine. Their goal this year is to attract at least 15 Pilots . We are spreading the word, now that the season is underway.
Anyone looking for more info can reach out to Buzz at
Hinckley35@me.com

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