Eastern Maine Community College said graduates of its 2014 class with degrees in fine woodworking and cabinet making probably will have full-time employment after they graduate this month.
The Hinckley Company, founded in Southwest Harbor, Maine, has been building and servicing sail and jet-powered yachts since 1928. Scout Partners acquired Hinckley in December of 2010.
Hinckley Yacht Services said it will display its most recent refit/repower on a Talaria 44 at the Feb. 13-17 Miami International Boat Show.
The Hinckley Company won the first My-Villages Innovation Award, which was presented Monday at the Rhode Island Marine Trades Association’s annual meeting. The award, to be presented annually, will honor companies that demonstrate leadership in reinventing the way the marine industry cares for customers by helping boat owners better operate and maintain their vessels using…more
R.I. neighbors Hunt and Hinckley say the brands will retain autonomy in union of like-minded companies Hunt Yachts hopes to take advantage of The Hinckley Company’s distribution and service reach after being acquired by parent company Scout Partners LLC. “We should be able to push more volume through and break into new markets,” Hunt president…more
As far as new-boat introductions go, the one held in a boat shed at The Hinckley Co.’s Portsmouth, R.I., facility Wednesday was a little unusual in that the boat was nowhere to be seen. Instead, CEO Jim McManus introduced the first look at the Talaria 43 from the cockpit of a full-scale mock-up of the…more
Hinckley Company owner Scout Partners LLC purchased Hunt Yachts, a move both company presidents say makes sense. “It’s exciting,” Hinckley president Jim McManus told Trade Only Today. “If you think about two brands that really make sense together, it’s Hunt and Hinckley. Both have extraordinary heritages.” “I couldn’t have designed a more ideal scenario for…more
The builder that pioneered waterjet propulsion announced that Volvo Penta’s IPS pod drives will be an option for its 2014 product line. “We felt strongly that it was time to offer boaters the option of choosing which system works best for their style of boating,” Hinckley president and CEO Jim McManus said in a statement.…more
The Hinckley Co. has helped to launch a new My-Villages “Innovation Partner” program. Hinckley is the first strategic partner of Alexandria, Va.-based My-Villages Inc., which will include a limited number of boatbuilders, service yards and marine equipment manufacturers, all of whom are committed to leveraging the latest technology to develop new and innovative ways to…more
Hinckley and Marquis Yachts are introducing new models. The Hinckley Co. will be launching the first yacht of its Talaria T48 series today at its boatyard in Southwest Harbor, Maine. The 50-foot yacht is modeled after the original Talaria series of boats, which resemble versions of traditional Down East lobsterboats, WABI-TV reported. The T48 has…more
Hinckley Yachts, which has been in business since 1928, is faced with high financial pressure, according to a recent report. Having reduced its work force from 625 employees at its peak in mid-2008 to 305 by the end of August, the company’s debts are reportedly still weighing Hinckley down. Click here for the full New…more