HAWKSBILL a classic John Alden motor sailor built in 1965 by Hodgdon Bros


Hawksbill was one of only five of this type of vessel. This particular Hawksbill was built as a gentleman’s sword fishing boat with a huge cockpit. She has an exceptional pedigree designed by John Alden and custom built in 1965 in East Boothbay, Maine by one of the all-time greatest boat builders, Sonny Hodgdon of Hodgdon Bros. The boat has an incredible history. Initially built for a writer in NY as a Sword fishing boat which was his passion. The second owner and his wife over 30 years traveled extensively in fact the boat traveled to various locations spending nine months of every year to different destinations- Bahamas, New England, Newfoundland, etc. The current owner purchased the boat in 2014 and set about an extensive refurbishment and compiled a huge photographic record of the restoration process making Hawksbill into the impressive elegant vessel she is today. The hull is constructed of white oak and mahogany the decks are teak and in excellent condition. Doyle sails are in great shape all rigging new. Length at waterline 57′, length on deck 64′, Beam 15′ 6″, draft 5′, Mast 50′. Very spacious accommodation sleeps six comfortably. Two heads. New galley with mahogany counters. Hawksbill has: single caterpillar engine 3306-290hp. Carries 1000 gallon of fuel / 400 gallons of fresh water/ plus 29gph Watermaker. Northern Lights 12k Generator/ powering a hydraulic bow thruster, three ton AC unit. All new electronics. Including exterior floods and underwater lights. Sanitation system in three tanks. Overall Hawksbill does have an exceptional pedigree and capability to travel anywhere in the world, with easy handling, comfort and safety. $225,000.

Contact Information

Julie Harris/Jack Ramsden
Hillsboro Mile
Pompano Beach, FL 33062
United States