'Hitchcock', an RM1260 Sailboat for Sale

The Marc Lombard designed RM1260 is a stylish and sleek looking blue watercruiser that will appeal to sailors looking for comfort on board but also excellent sailing performance.

'Hitchcock', an RM1260 dock

Her hard chines only add to her sporty appearance. This is a fast boat. But don’t be deceived, the RM1260 has one of the most comfortable interiors- inviting and accommodating.

The large cockpit and spacious layout below are modern and bright and great for entertaining.

'Hitchcock' has been well maintained to the highest standards

'Hitchcock', an RM1260 rig

'Hitchcock' was built in La Rochelle, France by RM Yachts in 2013. She is the fin keel, twin rudder version. Her plywood hull is reinforced with an external Kevlar coating for a very robust construction, and is painted with Awlgrip Desert Sand and Awlgrip Cream. The bottom was copper-coated in 2017/18


Length: 39'4 ft
Length Overall: 39'4 ft
Beam: 14'5 ft
Max Draft: 8'2 ft
Displacement: 7,802 kg
Ballast: 2,805 kg
Electrical Circuit: 12 V

Make: Volvo Penta D2-40
Drive Type: SailDrive
Fuel: Diesel
Engine Power: 40hp
Type: Inboard
Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Feathering
Year: 2013
Engine Location: Center
Cruising Speed: 6 kn
Displacement Type: Dry Load

Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 129 L
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 401 L
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 34 L

'Hitchcock', an RM1260 layout

The layout offers up to seven berths in three cabins plus saloon. There is full standing headroom and good ventilation throughout.

The forward cabin has a centre line double berth with custom mattress and wooden slated base for good ventilation and hanging lockers and shelves on either side.

The saloon is light and spacious with comfortable settees (with lee cloths) on either side of the hull with shelving outboard of this. The folding saloon table can easily seat six.

To port, the U-shaped galley has double stainless steel sinks with pressurised hot and cold water and manual seawater tap, fridge with two compartments, two-burner Eno cooker/oven and plenty of storage lockers.

The forward facing chart table and seat and electrical panel are on the starboard side. Followed by full-size shower cubicle, washbasin and head.

Aft of this to starboard is the ‘technical cabin’ with a single berth.

A good sized double aft cabin lies to port with plenty of light and storage lockers.

Deck shower in cockpit and sugar scoop transom.

'Hitchcock', an RM1260 forepeakThe forward cabin has a centre line double berth...
'Hitchcock', an RM1260 saloon 2The saloon is light and spacious with comfortable settees...
'Hitchcock', an RM1260 galleyTo port, the U-shaped galley has double stainless steel sinks...
'Hitchcock', an RM1260 fridge freezerThe fridge with two compartments...
'Hitchcock', an RM1260 navstationThe forward facing chart table and seat and electrical panel are on the starboard side...
'Hitchcock', an RM1260 headThe full-size shower cubicle, washbasin and head...
'Hitchcock', an RM30 aft cabinA good sized double aft cabin lies to port...

Mechanical Systems
The 2013 Volvo Penta, 40hp engine has only 322hrs and was last serviced 2022. Volvo Penta saildrive drives a three-bladed feathering “ J-prop”.

'Hitchcock', an RM1260 engineThe 2013 Volvo Penta D2-40

Electrical Systems

  • 3 x 100amp AGM house batteries - New
  • 100amp engine start battery - 2019
  • Mastervolt battery charger 220v - 12/2014
  • 2 x 100w solar panels aft cockpit with plug-in and regulator
  • WattSea towable hydro-generator (with spare propeller), cockpit plug-in and regulator
  • Cockpit 220v shore power socket and cord
  • Various LED lighting throughout
  • Full Navigation lights
'Hitchcock', an RM1260 battery bank3 x 100amp AGM house batteries...

Sails and Spars
Fractional cutter rigged with deck stepped aluminum mast and boom.

Standing Rigging - 2013.

Dynema running rigging throughout.

Slab reefing mainsail with lazy stack pack and Facnor furlers for genoa and staysail 2018.

Carbon pole with adjustable mast track.

  • Mainsail - Hydranet Fully battened - Incidence
  • Furling genoa - Hydranet -Incidence
  • Furling staysail - Hydranet - Incidence
  • Furling Gennaker - Incidence
  • Storm Jib - new
'Hitchcock', an RM1260 halyardsAll halyards and reefing lines led aft...

Deck Equipment

  • 15 kg Spade anchor
  • 30 meters of chain and 50 meters of rope
  • 20 kg Spade anchor (new)
  • 5 kg Fortress anchor with lead rope
  • Lewmar 1000w electric windlass
  • Full deck cover (2017) when boat is on the hard
  • Protection bag for genoa furler
  • Central cockpit footrest
  • Chainplate for life vest tether
  • Barber hauler chainplates
  • Cream coloured sail covers
  • Reinforced pushpit
  • Solar panel brackets
  • Hydrogenerator bracket
  • Cockpit speakers
  • 2 x windsock Dorades on roof
  • XXL sprayhood - window panels changed in 2018
  • Integral closing of sprayhood
  • Cockpit tent (sun and rain)
  • Foredeck sun/rain awning
  • Wooden washboards (3) with porthole
  • Cockpit storage bags (2)
  • Freshwater shower
  • Cockpit table - removable
  • Cockpit cushions
  • Swim ladder
  • Various fenders and dock lines.
'Hitchcock', an RM1260 exterior 1Twin wheels...

Navigation Equipment

  • 2 x autopilots (1 Garmin 12/2014, 1 Raymarine 2018)
  • Iridium 9555 satphone with docking station and handset (with mast antenna)
  • Navtex receiver
  • AIS transponder (transmitter/receiver)
  • Garmin GPS (with antenna)
  • Handheld Furuno GPS (emergency)
  • Main ASN VHF (Garmin 2014) and 2 handheld VHF
  • Epirb beacon (Kannad)
  • Personal Epirb beacon (Kannad)
  • Garmin Radar
  • Garmin chartplotter GPS Map 5012 (12/2014) with C-Map electronic charts
  • Raymarine Axiom chartplotter 2018 (port helm station)
  • 6 x cockpit multi-function displays (3 Raymarine 2018, 3 Garmin GM10 2014)
  • 2 x autopilot command displays (1 Raymarine 2018, 1 Garmin 2014)
  • i70 Raymarine display chart table (12/2016)
  • Alpine bluetooth FM radio set with CD player + 2 saloon speakers (12/2014)
  • Raymarine masthead windvane (replaced 2018)
  • Raymarine depth/speedo transduceur (2018)
  • Complete set of paper charts West Europe, Atlantic, Caribbean
  • Barometer
'Hitchcock', an RM1260 chartplotter 2Garmin chartplotter GPS Map 5012...

Safety Equipment

  • Viking 6 persons liferaft (serviced 03/2022)
  • 6 x auto life jackets + tethers (serviced O3/2022)
  • Distress flares box (03/2022)
  • 8 x life jackets + 8 safety harness + tethers
  • 3 x horseshoe buoys with new reversing lights
  • 3 x fire extinguishers,
  • 2 x fire blankets
  • Grab bag, with handheld VHF and safety GPS
  • Many spare new halyards and sheets
  • Many blocks and pulleys, 3 opening blocks
  • Complete tool boxes
  • MastClimb system with harness
  • Lifesling
  • Manual bilge pump
  • 2 x Electric bilge pumps
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Fire Blanket
  • Emergency tiller
  • First aid kit

Additional Equipment

  • Suzuki 2,5hp outboard engine and bracket
  • Bombard AX3 dinghy
  • Watermaker POWER SURVIVOR
  • WEBASTO heating - Hot water
  • Alpine stereo
  • Jerry cans
  • Gas bottles
  • Plenty of spares & tools
  • Assorted cutlery, crockery & Linen

Asking Price, Location & Making Contact...

'Hitchcock', an RM1260 THUMB'Hitchcock'

The asking price for 'Hitchcock' is €209,000.

She's currently berthed in Grenada, West Indies, where Rosie Burr of Clarke & Carter Caribbean will be happy to arrange a visit for you or provide any further information you may require.

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