Huckins Linwood 58

1966 Huckins Linwood 58

Jacksonville, FL, US


Huckins Linwood 58

Jacksonville, FL, US$235,000

1966 Huckins Linwood 58 in Jacksonville FL  


Latitude Yacht Brokerage is proud to list this Beautifully maintained Linwood 58. Elusive has been in the same ownership for over 35 years and has been stored under cover at the Huckins yard where she has been maintained with an open checkbook and regularly updated but still keeping with her beautiful charm and original features. You will not find a Huckins on the market today that has benefitted from 2 refits but still holds all the charm from the day she was launched 

Elusive can sleep 8 guests in 3 staterooms plus a convertible settee for two in the salon. The master stateroom is aft with twin berths and an ensuite head with stall shower. Forward to port is the 2nd cabin with 2 bunk beds. Opposite to starboard is a guest head which also serves as a day head. Up a few steps is the main salon. Moving forward and down 2 steps steps from the salon is the galley and dinette followed by the forward guest stateroom with upper and lower bunks.

The helm station is on the centerline with a two person bench seat. to port and a single helm seat for the Captain. Aft of the companion seat is a wet bar with built in U-Line Icemaker .There is an L-shaped settee located aft and to starboard with a large coffee table. The entire bridge deck is air conditioned. Access to the cockpit is through a door on the port side aft.


Please review the full listing and call the listing broker to get the full history on this beautiful classic Huckins


Boat Name: Elusive

Make: Huckins

Model: Linwood 58

Condition: Used

Category: Power

Construction: Wood


Length Overall: 58' 0"

Beam: 13' 2"

Max Draft:



Engines: 2

Engine #1 Specs:

Make: Detroit Diesel

Model: 8v71N

Fuel: diesel

Engine Power:

Engine #2 Specs:

Make: Detroit Diesel

Model: 8V71N

Fuel: diesel

Engine Power:


Fuel Tanks: 1

Fuel Tank Capacity: 685|gallon

Water Tanks: 1

Water Tank Capacity: 250|gallon

Holding Tank Capacity: 30|gallon


Boat Class: Antique and Classics, Downeast


Willie Lynch

Phone: 773 870 6444



Master Stateroom

Twin berths with 3  drawers beneath each berth
(2) built-in 6 drawer night stand/dressers 
Vanity and mirror
(2) Hanging locker
(2) Reading lights
Center line aft door to aft deck and cockpit
En suite head w/stall shower

Guest Stateroom

2 bunk beds
Hanging locker
(2) reading lights

Guest Stateroom Forward

Upper/lower berths
Hanging locker
Heads and shower



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.

  • Oven
  • Stand up fridge/Freezer
  • Original stainless sink
  • Cook top
  • Microwave 
Engine and Mechanicial

Elusive is powered with a pair of 8V71N motors with the Huckins V Drives giving her a cruising speed of approx. 17 knots .
3 Blade propellors 

Cruisair reverse cycle air conditioning in all cabins and helm area 
(2)Raritan heads 
Air compressed Horn 
Electric bilge pumps
Electric sump pumps
Fresh water pump



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. 

Notable Extras

Elusive has been maintained by Huckins Yacht Corporation and kept at their facility under cover and has been getting routine maintaince every year. In April of 2023 all the batteries were replaced along with a new 32v smart charging system. 





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.customContactInformation

Willie Lynch

Cell 773 870 6444

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