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2003 Hinckley Talaria 29R

Jamestown, Rhode Island


DEVOCEAN is Hinckley-maintained Volvo 435hp-powered Talaria 29’ Runabout maintained in extremely nice condition.  Refit in 2015/16 and with substantial mechanical service in 2020/21, she is turn-key ready for her next owner.  She features Garmin electronics, excellent hull paint, near-perfect varnish, recent cushions, and a recent Hinckley Gen3 JetStick®.


Smith Yacht Sales 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 29R
Year: 2003
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Builder: Hinckley Yachts
Designer: Bruce King
Construction: Composite
Boat Hull ID: THC29051G303
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
Double Berths: 1
Cabins Count: 1

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Volvo
  • Model: D6 common rail diesel
  • Drive Type: Jet
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 435hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Year: 2016
  • Engine Hours: 324
Cruising Speed: 30 kn
Maximum Speed: 34 kn


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

Steering System
Joystick Control


DEVOCEAN is a shallow-draft, water-jet driven runabout boat built to cruise gracefully in lake or ocean conditions.  Many consider the Talaria 29R to be one of the most beautiful boats ever designed. With seating for up to 10, her forward cuddy cabin accommodations provide sleeping berths for two and a head when an overnight trip is in the plans.  Refit in 2015/16, and updated again in 2020 with major jet, mechanical, and system service, she features a recent  Volvo 435hp common rail engine, updated Jestick control effortless control system, and Garmin electronics. 


DEVOCEAN’s Significant Features include-

Volvo 435hp common rail engine

Generation 3 Jetstick

Major refit in 2015/16, engine, electronics, Jetstick

Significant mechanical, electrical, and carpentry work in 2020/2021

Bimni top

Lift kept

Excellent paint and varnish

Recent cushions

Recent Garmin electronics suite


DEVOCEAN’s 2020/2021 significant work items include:

  • Jet service with new water seal, main bearing, shaft, and pulley
  • Engine service
  • Rebuilt driveshaft with new CV joints
  • Clean and re-terminate wiring in hydraulic manifold box
  • New nuts on jet housing
  • Clean all electrical connections
  • New tachometer
  • New blackwater tank sender
  • Refasten DC panel
  • New start battery
  • Reseal steering cylinder
  • Blead steering system
  • New forward bilge pump and wiring
  • New oil change pump impeller
  • Re-caulked helm and dash components
  • Re-bed forward deck hatch
  • Re-cored deck near companionway hatch
  • New cherry bulkhead in cabin
  • Replaced Witches’ cap
  • Replaced broken or missing snaps
  • New latch for port seat lid
  • Replace clamshell cover on head overboard discharge
  • Replaced toilet seat
  • Adjust bucket seat mechanism for proper operation
  • Full clean and detail, including bilges



  • Flag Blue Awlgrip topsides
  • Cream gelcoat deck with molded-in nonskid
  • Double boot stripe painted Cream Awlgrip
  • Red Bottom Paint



  • Hull is Hinckley 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. 
  • Deck has a molded-in nonskid pattern
  • Stainless steel half-round on fiberglass molded rub rail
  • Marelon® ball-valve seacocks


Hinckley designed heavy-duty fiberglass swim platform has teak insert treads, stainless steel mounting brackets and half round rubrail.  Telescoping, stainless steel, 3-step folding swim ladder stores under swim platform.



  • Self-draining forward anchor locker with flush hatch and electric windlass.
  • Custom 316L stainless steel Hinckley bow chocks
  • Rounded, tapered, varnished teak toe rail with Hinckley profile.
  • Stainless steel pop-up mooring cleats
  • Fender pad eyes
  • Low-profile aluminum hatch on bow for cuddy cabin
  • Topside teak fully stripped to bare wood and refinished (2016)



DEVOCEAN has a forward cuddy cabin accessed from companionway between the helm and navigator dash area.  Next aft is a cushioned L-shaped seating lounge area that seats four.  A cushioned, aft-facing settee is molded into the stern side of the engine box next aft.  The teak covered engine box with built-in sink and insulated cooler is convenient to both the aft and forward seating areas.  A full-width, forward-facing cushioned settee is at the transom.  A removable bimini top provides protection from the elements.


The cockpit is finished with:

  • Wrap-around 3-window curved windshield with tempered glass and teak trim and cap
  • Port and starboard forward windshield wipers with washers
  • Varnished teak dash pods and windshield cap
  • Storage in 1-stern seat locker, 2-settee lockers, 1-flush cockpit sole locker with hatch
  • Pressure water system with cockpit shower
  • Ivory Stamoid mooring cover
  • Removable heavy-duty bimini top
  • Cockpit courtesy lights



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

  • Opening overhead hatch for plenty of ventilation and natural airflow
  • V-berth cushions upholstered in Sunbrella fabric
  • V-berth sides sheathed in varnished cherry wood
  • Varnished cherry trim.
  • Vacu-flush 12-Volt toilet between plumbed to a 10-gallon holding tank with deck pump-out
  • (2) Frigast 12-Volt stainless steel lights - port and starboard
  • Electrical breaker panel (re-fastened 2020)
  • CO2 detector
  • Fusion MS-AV650 stereo head unit
  • Holding tank gauge (new 2020)
  • Aft varnished bulkhead (rebuilt 2020)



Forward is the Helm Area with matching helm and passenger seats upholstered in Ultraleather Light Oyster.

  • Flush watertight cockpit sole hatch between chairs offers additional storage as well as access to systems below deck
  • (2) Stainless steel cup holders outboard to port
  • (2) Marine stereo speakers port and starboard, outboard below each shelf
  • A second varnished teak shelf opens for chart storage below
  • Port side has a large glove box/storage area with chart storage below
  • Storage lockers port and starboard with varnished teak louvered doors


Helm Station features:

  • Varnished teak instrument pod and dash, carbon fiber face
  • Custom starboard shelf with JetStick, mode panel, auto pilot control, and cup holder (new 2015)
  • 15” Nardi stainless steel steering wheel with varnished wood rim
  • Engine gauges and controls
  • 12-volt “cigarette style” outlet
  • Back-up bucket control
  • Trim Tab controls and deflection gauges (new 2016)
  • Fireboy automatic fire suppression system control
  • Navigation and electronics equipment


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.


  • Triangular folding table with cover
  • Two storage lockers under bottom cushions
  • Seating is Sunbrella navy and white stripe fabric (2015)



The varnished teak top covered engine box has an electric-lift access to the engine area (NEW engine compartment lifts installed 2015). 


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 in Sunbrella navy and white stripe fabric (NEW 2015)




  • Full-width, forward-facing aft settee cushioned seating in Sunbrella navy and white stripe fabric (2015)
  • Storage locker under transom seat/access to jet drive
  • Freshwater shower is located under coaming starboard (2015)
  • Two stainless steel rod holders mounted on port & starboard side decks (2015)
  • Rod holders on port & starboard under gunwale, two per side for a total of four



  • Generation 3 Jetstick control system (2015)
  • Garmin GPS 7608 GPS, Color Sounder/Chartplotter at helm to starboard (2015)
  • Raymarine Autopilot (2015)
  • Custom modified instrument pod and dash with Volvo EVC system and gauges, including Volvo 4” digital display (2015)
  • Dedicated depth sensor (2017)
  • ICOM M506 VHF radio with AIS (2015)
  • Ritchie compass (2015)
  • Fusion stereo system MS-AV650 (2015)
  • Marinco electric horn (2015)



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 2020)
  • (1) 12-Volt AGM Group 4-D 210-amp/hr house battery (2018)
  • Heavy-duty battery parallel switch – Emergency start capable
  • 80-Amp battery alternator
  • 20-Amp battery charger – multi-stage 110-volt 15-amp (NEW 2015)
  • 12-Volt distribution panel with breakers, volt and amp  meter
  • 12-Volt “cigarette style” outlet at helm (2015)


110-Volt AC Shore Power Electrical System:

  • Shore power inlet 15-amp



  • Volvo D6 435-HP common rail diesel (2015)
  • Twin Disc ZF IRM 220 transmission (2015)
  • 12-volt DC 5” reversible bow thruster (2016)
  • Hinckey JetStick Gen 3 steering control system with integrated bow thruster (2015)
  • Hamilton 292 waterjet drive, rebuilt with many new parts and bearings in 2020


Mechanical features include:

  • Hamilton jet drive
  • Racor fuel filter/water separator
  • Tachometer with engine hours gauge (2015)
  • Gauges:  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 (2019)
  • Whale emergency bilge pump mounted in cockpit seat locker
  • Fresh water pump (2015)
  • Electric trim tabs with control at helm (2016)


Engine sound insulation:

  • Composite foam insulated engine box with double gaskets on cover
  • Baffled and insulated engine air intake
  • Custom muffler
  • Fireboy engine compartment fire system (2015)



  • Varnished teak bow burgee staff with flush socket
  • Stern mounted 4 ft. varnished teak staff with flush socket
  • Life jackets
  • Running lights
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Dock lines
  • Fenders


Ground Tackle: 

  • Muir electric windlass with folding stainless steel roller and remote control
  • Delta anchor with 15’ stainless steel chain and 150’ 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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