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2005 Hinckley Talaria 29 Runabout

Portsmouth, Rhode Island


WHISKEY TANGO is a glamourous, Hinckley 29 Runabout that has received only the finest custom upgrades and accessories.  Her owner spared no expense constantly updating and improving this truly unique, one-of-a-kind vessel.


Down East Yachting is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Hinckley Yacht Brokerage.

Basic Boat Info

Make: Hinckley
Model: Talaria 29 Runabout
Year: 2005
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Builder: Hinckley Yachts
Designer: Bruce King
Construction: Composite
Boat Hull ID: THC29123J505
Has Hull ID: Yes


Length: 29 ft / 8.84 m
Length Overall: 29'2 ft / 8.89 m
Beam: 9'1 ft / 2.77 m
Max Draft: 1'6 ft / 0.46 m
Displacement: 7,500 lb
Cabins Count: 1

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Model: 6LY2AM-STPC diesel
  • Drive Type: Jet
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 440hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Engine Hours: 540
Cruising Speed: 31 kn
Maximum Speed: 35 kn
Displacement Type: Dry Load


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 100 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 20 gal
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 10 gal


Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: Jet
Trim Tabs: Yes
Windlass Type: Electric
Boat Class: Jet Boats, Tender, Cruisers

Steering System
Joystick Control

WHISKEY TANGO is a truly exceptional Hinckley 29 Runabout designed to comfortably cruise with eight passengers in speed and style.  She is perfectly suited for all day cruises, sunset harbor cruises, or as a tender for the world’s finest super yacht.  Her diesel engine and waterjet enable access to shallow waters otherwise inaccessible to other boats.  For sale for the first time ever, this is a unique, unrepeatable opportunity for a true connoisseur of excellence and craftsmanship to own a truly one-of-a kind vessel. 

 Drawing a crowd wherever she goes, her owner has spared no expense constantly updating and customizing WHISKEY TANGO with the finest options and accessories available.  From the numerous teak decks, custom teak accents, electronics upgrades, she is in good condition and has a replacement value of more than $600,000. 

WHISKEY TANGO is currently being maintained at Hinckley Service in Portsmouth, RI. 

Vessel Walkthrough



  • Flag Blue Awlgrip topsides 
  • Custom teak main deck
  • Light Cream Awlgrip on the cabin top
  • Teak cabin sole
  • Light Cream gelcoat interior
  • Single Cream boot stripe
  • Red bottom paint



  • Hull is DualGuard® Composite construction Kevlar® E-glass skin with balsa and Corecell® core carbon fiber inner skin, SCRIMP® with vinylester resin
  • Deck and cockpit are E-glass with balsa and Corecell® core, SCRIMP® molded with vinylester resin
  • Natural teak on cockpit sole and main deck
  • Stainless steel half-round on fiberglass molded rub rail
  • Marelon® ball-valve seacocks
  • Hinckley designed heavy-duty fiberglass swim platform with custom teak grating (for quick drainage), stainless steel mounting brackets and half round rubrail 
  • Telescoping, stainless steel, 3-step folding swim ladder stores under swim platform



WHISKEY TANGO features a completely customized interior with numerous teak accents and unique features and accessories that set her apart from any other Hinckley on the water.  She has a forward cuddy cabin with a custom teak batten wood sliding door accessed from companionway, between the helm and navigator dash area.  Next, aft of the helm area is a cushioned L-shaped seating lounge area to port that seats four.  The varnished teak covered engine box top with built-in sink and insulated cooler is convenient to both the aft and forward seating areas.  A cushioned aft facing settee is molded in the aft end of the engine box.  Aft, a full-width forward-facing cushioned settee is at the transom.


  • Pressure water system with cockpit shower
  • Cockpit lighting controlled by switch at helm station



  • Custom teak decks with natural finish and black caulk
  • Self-draining forward anchor locker with flush hatch and electric windlass
  • Custom 316L stainless steel Hinckley bow chocks
  • Custom teak anchor roller deck filler (fills the opening when the anchor is not being deployed)
  • Rounded, tapered, varnished teak toe rail with Hinckley profile
  • Stainless steel pop-up mooring cleats
  • Three fender pad eyes port and starboard
  • Light Cream Awlgrip on doghouse surrounding forward hatch



  • Wrap-around 3-window curved windshield with tempered glass and teak trim on the inside and full varnished teak surround on the outside
  • Custom rock maple Talaria emblems
  • Port and starboard forward windshield wipers
  • Teak windshield wiper caps to hide wiper axles when removed
  • Teak cockpit sole – with direct overboard drain scuppers
  • Storage is in: 2-Stern seat locker, 2-Settee lockers, 1-Flush cockpit sole locker with hatch, and beneath the sink
  • Red Ultraleather with Ivory Piping cockpit cushions
  • Full additional set of Red and White Stripe Sunbrella backrest cushions



Through the forward sliding companionway door is a cuddy cabin finished in satin-varnished cherry with white acoustic headliner overhead.

  • Opening overhead hatch with screen for plenty of ventilation and natural airflow
  • Custom v-berth fan in port aft corner, wired to lighting breaker
  • V-berth cushions upholstered in Dibble-Hello Sailor
  • V-berth wraparound Red Ultraleather coaming pads
  • Two throw pillows in complimentary fabrics
  • Cabin sides are sheathed in varnished cherry wood ceiling boards
  • Varnished cherry trim
  • Acoustic foam headliner
  • Vacu-flush 12-Volt toilet between plumbed to a 10-gallon holding tank with deck pump-out and overboard discharge
  • Custom varnished cherry battens to conceal the head, matches cherry battens in the cuddy
  • (2) Frigast 12-Volt stainless steel lights - port and starboard
  • Electrical breaker panel
  • FUSION MS-CD600 stereo receiver



Forward is the Helm Area with matching Red Ultraleather with Ivory piping helm and passenger Stidd bucket seats with flip up bolsters.  Seat pedestals and bases are custom clad with teak to match the deck.

  • Flush watertight cockpit sole hatch between chairs offers additional storage as well as access to systems below deck
  • (2) Cup holders outboard to port, one to starboard
  • (4) MB Quart marine stereo speakers, two forward and two aft, port and starboard, outboard below each shelf
  • Port side glove box storage with opening for chart storage below
  • Custom teak boarding step aft of starboard side console provides ease of access to main deck
  • Custom teak and stainless passenger grab hand
  • Cockpit heater with fan control (uses engine heat)


Helm Station features:

  • Varnished teak instrument pod and dash
  • Starboard shelf instrument layout with JetStick, mode panel, auto pilot control, stereo remote, and cup holder
  • Custom varnished teak fold down armrest covers and protects JetStick mode panel, stereo remote control, and cupholder
  • Stainless steel steering wheel with varnished wood rim (owners’ steering wheel does not convey, Hinckley to provide)
  • Engine gauges and controls
  • Push-button engine start and stop
  • 12-volt “cigarette style” outlet
  • Back-up bucket control
  • Shore power inlet 110-Volt 15amp
  • Trim Tab controls and deflection gauges


Helm Nav/Electronics Equipment:

  • New Raymarine HybridTouch 9” chartplotter
  • New Raymarine P70 autopilot
  • Stardard Horizon PS1000 VHF radio with RAM handheld mic
  • Ritchie compass


Lounge Area is just aft from the helm area with an L-shaped inboard and forward-facing curved settee with a varnished teak shelf cap. 

  • Settee cushions are upholstered in Red Ultraleather with Ivory piping
  • Two storage lockers under bottom cushions
  • Picnic Boat-style fixed pedestal and table base with custom center mount for new owner provided umbrella
  • Custom teak table pedestal with teak base to match teak deck
  • Custom table adjustment knob matches throttle/shift lever knob



The varnished teak top covered engine box has an electric-lift access to the engine area. 


Other amenities:

  • Top-opening access to a sink and faucet with pressurized freshwater
  • Top-opening access to an insulated cooler
  • Aft-facing cushioned seating for two on the aft end of engine box



  • Full-width, forward-facing aft settee cushioned seating at transom upholstered in Red Ultraleather with Ivory Piping
  • Custom teak battens beneath the transom seat
  • Lift out storage locker under transom seat provides access to jet drive
  • Freshwater shower beneath starboard aft lazarette
  • Custom varnished teak speaker surrounds
  • Custom varnished teak inspection hatches
  • Custom leather varnished teak boat hook holders with new boat hook



Low resistance, heavy copper and sacrificial zinc anode electrical bonding system includes zinc saver:


12-Volt DC Electrical System:

  • Batteries total 420-amp/hrs:
  • (1) 12-Volt AGM Group 31 – 880 CCA start battery
  • (1) 12-Volt AGM Group 4D 210-amp/hr house battery
  • Heavy-duty battery parallel switch – Emergency start capable
  • 80-Amp battery alternator
  • 20-Amp battery charger – multi-stage 110-volt 15-amp
  • 12-Volt distribution panel with breakers, volt and amp meter
  • 12-Volt “cigarette style” outlet at helm
  • 110-Volt AC Shore Power Electrical System
  • Shore power inlet 15-amp



  • Yanmar 6LY2AM-STPC 440-hp freshwater cooled diesel engine
  • Serviced twice as frequently as Hinckley recommends
  • Twin Disc ZF 220 reversing reduction transmission
  • 12-volt DC 5” reversible bow thruster
  • Hinckley “JetStick®” steering control system is integrated with bow thruster


Mechanical features include:

  • Racor fuel filter/water separator with dash-mounted water in fuel alarm
  • Tachometer with engine hours 
  • Speedometer
  • Fuel, oil pressure, and water temperature
  • Alarms:  Low engine oil pressure, hydraulic pressure, high water temperature
  • Oil transfer pump for engine and transmission
  • Manual hydraulic steering pump
  • (2) Electric 1500-gph, 12-volt bilge pumps with float switches
  • Whale emergency bilge pump mounted in cockpit seat locker
  • Fixed fire suppression system
  • Electronic engine box lift with dash-mounted switch


Engine sound insulation:

  • Mylar faced acoustical foam insulated engine box with double gaskets on cover
  • Baffled and insulated engine air intake
  • Custom water cooled engine exhaust muffler



  • Stern mounted 4 ft. varnished teak staff with flag and with flush socket mount
  • Varnished teak burgee staff with custom red and white Talaria burgee
  • Four life jackets
  • Running lights
  • Five dock lines
  • Three fenders with covers
  • Rudder angle indicator (spare)



Ground Tackle: 

  • Anchor windlass package 
  • Muir electric windlass with folding stainless steel roller and remote control
  • Polished stainless steel Delta anchor
  • 15’ stainless steel chain
  • 150’ anchor rode
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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