Hinckley-Picnic Boat EP-2008


Avalon is a 2008 36 Picnic Boat EP (Extended Pilothouse) that carries desirable model updates that include port side swim platform door, Stidd Helm chairs and upgraded Yanmar 480hp engine. This late model EP will not last long and can be easily in Stuart, Florida.

Year: 2008
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Avalon is a beautiful example of the Picnic Boat EP (Extended Pilothouse). This late model EP stands out among earlier generation examples featuring a port side swim platform door, Glendenning 50amp cord reel and lofty Stidd helm chairs sleeps. She sleeps two comfortably in a forward V-berth and includes a head with shower, and a galley.


Some introductory boat features include:

  • (5) Frigast stainless steel 12-volt lamps provide plenty of interior lighting.
  • Interior pilothouse window sun covers
  • OceanAir Sky screens/shades on all four pilothouse hatches and main cabin hatch
  • (4) Hella fans – Two in main cabin and two in the pilothouse
  • Glendenning Shore cord reel 30 amp
  • Port side transom door
  • Cockpit cover  


Entertainment Electronics:

  • Alpine CDA-9857 AM/FM/CD stereo receiver, and CD changer
  • Alpine CHA-S634 6-disc CD changer with MP3 format
  • (2) MB Quartz speakers in Pilothouse:  (2) MB Quartz speakers on V-berth forward bulkhead



  • Flag Blue Topsides
  • W-520 Light Cream Gelcoat Cabin house and deck
  • Light Cream Double Boot stripe
  •  Red Bottom


Construction of the hull is Hinckley DualGuard composite, Kevlar/ E-glass hybrid outer skin with resin infused segmented Aircraft grade balsa and Corecell core, with carbon fiber inner skin, SCRIMPED with vinylester resin.  Deck and cockpit are E-glass and Aircraft grade balsa and Corecell core, SCRIMPED with vinylester resin.  The deck sole and fore deck have an Awlgrip painted nonskid pattern. Marelon ball-valve seacocks with thru-hulls below water line and Marelon thru-hulls above the waterline.

  • Stainless steel half round on fiberglass molded rub rail


Heavy-duty fiberglass swim platform has teak insert treads, stainless steel bracket and half round rubrail.

  • Stainless steel telescoping 3-step folding swim ladder that stores under platform
  • Transom handle painted to match hull


Deck features:

  • Flush foredeck anchor locker, with hide away windlass
  • Rounded, tapered, varnished teak toe rail with Hinckley profile
  • Varnished teak eyebrow molding around cabin top
  • Varnished teak handrails on the cabin top and on the pilothouse rooftop, also a varnished teak handrail on the aft end of the pilothouse rooftop
  • Four (4) elliptical ports on house sides (all opening with screens)
  • Hinckley pilothouse mast with spotlight and radome painted to match deck. 
  • (5) Low profile opening aluminum hatches with screens
  • Custom Hinckley 316L stainless steel bow chocks
  • Bow, stern and springline 316L stainless steel mooring cleats
  • Padeyes with chafe strips to hang fenders