The Hinckley Co. named Peter O’Connell as its president and CEO.
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.
With employment at an all-time high and sales of its jet-powered boats strong, Hinckley launched its 1,000th jetboat June 15 at the company’s Southwest Harbor, Maine, headquarters.
The Hinckley Co. said it signed Fleming Yachts Europe Ltd. to a long-term agreement to represent the company’s line of jetboats from 29 to 55 feet.
Morris Yachts and The Hinckley Company reported strong 2015 sales following their partnership and sale of several Morris M-Series sailboats, including the company’s first M36X.
In a new video, Hinckley Boat Company’s product development team is touting a new Talaria 34 Runabout that is expected to make its debut this spring, putting the company on a growing list of those teasing their products online before they are formally introduced.
The Hinckley Company said today that it acquired Morris Yachts, another high-end Maine yacht builder.
For the last year, the approximately 630 employees of The Hinckley Company continued to work while their leader, CEO Jim McManus, was largely away from the company fighting to overcome throat cancer.
The Hinckley Company hired industry veteran Nick Bischoff to lead sales of its Hinckley sailboats and powerboats and Hunt Yachts.
Hinckley Yachts is building a Day Sailor 42 that will be rigged with a GMT Composites carbon PowerFurl 215 boom.
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.