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1966 Huckins Linwood 56 - 56'

Year 1966
Length 56ft.
Price USD $189,900
Type: Pre-owned
Location West Palm Beach, FL, United States
Hull Material
Engine type Twin
Contact Information
Beam: 15 ft 1 in
Cabin Headroom: 6 ft 6 in
Max Draft: 3 ft 8 in
Draft Drive Up: V Drive
Dry Weight: 66000 lbs
Engine(s): Cummins
Engine Model: 6CTA 8.3M
Year: 1999
Hours: 2642
Engine(s) HP: 860 HP
Fuel: (500 Gallons)
Water: (200 Gallons)
Holding Tank: (100 Gallons)

Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:

LOA: 56 ft 0 in
Beam: 15 ft 1 in
Minimum Draft: 3 ft 6 in
Maximum Draft: 3 ft 8 in
Headroom: 6 ft 6 in
Dry Weight: 66000 lbs
Total Power: 860 HP
Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Cummins
Year Built: 1999
Engine Model: 6CTA 8.3M
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Location: Starboard
Engine Hours: 2650
Drive Type: V Drive
Engine Power: 430 HP
Engine 2:
Engine Brand: Cummins
Year Built: 1999
Engine Model: 6CTA 8.3M
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Location: Port
Engine Hours: 2642
Drive Type: V Drive
Engine Power: 430 HP
Fresh Water Tanks: (200 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: (500 Gallons)
Holding Tanks: (100 Gallons)
Number of single berths: 6
Number of cabins: 3
Number of heads: 2
Outside Equipment/Extras
Electric windlass


Aqua Sol Yacht Sales is proud to present to you the popular Huckins Linwood 56 models with three staterooms, a comfortable deckhouse lounge, and a spacious  bridge deck for entertaining and lounging. There is a large aft cockpit which also functions as an owner's private sun deck. This classic has been upgraded and maintained to the highest standards throughout her life. She is ready to provide many more years of service to her new owner!

The 56' Huckins accommodates six owners and guests in 3 staterooms plus a convertible settee for two in the salon. The master stateroom is aft with twin berths and an en suite head with stall shower. Forward to port is a twin berth guest stateroom. Opposite to starboard is a guest head with stall shower which also serves as a day head. Forward in the companionway up three steps is the main salon.  Forward and down three steps from the salon is the galley and dinette followed by the forward guest stateroom with upper and lower bunks.


A Large bright and airy room surrounded with windows.  There is an L-shaped convertible settee on the port aft corner of the salon with a cocktail table. Opposite the settee are two rattan chairs with cushions. The salon abounds in varnished teak joiner work with built-in drawers, book shelves and storage lockers.

Master Stateroom

Twin berths w/4 drawers beneath each berth
(2) built-in 6 drawer night stand/dressers
Vanity w/stool
(2) Hanging locker
(2) Reading lights
Center line aft door to cockpit
En suite head w/stall shower

Guest Stateroom

Twin berths w/6 drawers beneath port berth
Built-in 5 drawer dresser
Hanging locker
(2) reading lights

Guest Stateroom Forward

Upper/lower berths
Hanging locker
Stacked washer/dryer



The galley is forward and down three steps from the salon on the port side. On the starboard side is a dinette which seats four comfortably.
G.E. 16 cubic ft. refrigerator w/freezer & ice maker
Kenmore 4 burner electric range w/oven
Microwave oven
Garbage disposal
Double stainless steel sink
Atlantic stainless steel hot water heater

Hull Construction

The hull is double planked diagonal Philippine mahogany bonded with Resorcinol resin and then sheathed with 20 oz. fiberglass cloth set in epoxy. This composite wood construction is similar to cold molded wood construction of today. The frames are sawn white oak and the keel and keelson are laminated white oak. The decks and cabin tops are sheathed with 10 oz. fiberglass cloth set in epoxy.  NEW Bottom Paint, and Boot Stripe 2014


Bridge Deck

L-shaped cushioned settee
Teak top cocktail table
Teak end table
Eisen glass deck curtains
Cushioned helm chair on pedestal
Built-in cushioned companion seat

Deck Equipment

Anchor sprit w/Bruce anchor
Ideal 24V windlass w/chain gypsy
(1) Danforth anchors
Marquipt 600# electric davit
Fatty Knees 9' dinghy w/sail mast & 2 h.p. Honda 4 stroke outboard
Marquipt boarding ladder
Swim platform
Revere 6 person life raft in cannister
Coast Guard safety package
Stainless steel bow rail & stanchions w/lifelines
(2) deck chairs
International navigation lights
Carlisle & Finch 15" search light
Buell dual stainless steel air horns
Windshield wipers w/washers
Fenders & lines
Bridge deck eisen glass 
Dockside water connection


Nobeltec computer w/Big Bay display
Furuno GP32 GPS/WAAS navigator
Com Nav 1001 autopilot
Raymarine ST60 Tri Data,
Interphase Twinscope color depth sounder
Nobeltec radar
Icom M504 VHF radio
XM Sirius weather module (not curroverlay on plotter
Danforth White 6" Constellation compass
Raymarine rudder angle indicator
Jensen AM/FM receiver w/CD payer & remote control

Engines and Mechanical

The boat was repowered in October, 1999, with twin Cummins 6CTA 8.3M's rated at 430 h.p. each, and Twin Disc MG5061 V Vee drive transmissions. Owner reports cruising at 1800 rpm for a speed of 17 knots with fuel consumption of 22 gallons per hour.
Glendinning synchronizer
3 Blade propellors w/spares
PYI Python drive shafts
Cruisair reverse cycle air conditioning system w/SMX controls (2) Compressors, (4) Air Handlers
(2) Microphor air powered heads
Air compressor (heads & air horns)
Electric bilge pumps
Electric sump pumps
Fresh water pump

Electrical System

12V/24V DC electrical system
115V/230V AC electrical system
Phasor 14 kW generator (2007)
(4) 8D Prevailier batteries (house service)
(2) 8D Prevailier batteries (engine start)  NEW 2014
(2) D125 Prevailier batteries (generator start & electronics)
Newmar 40 amp Phase Three 12V battery charger
Heart EMS 24 volt inverter/charger
Trace 24V DR series inverter/charger (dedicated to house computer)
50 amp shoreline
(2) 30 amp shorelines

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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