Length: 8.96m, Beam: 2.13m, Draft: 0.76m 
Propulsion:  Inboard
Construction:  Carvel hull, NZ kauri.  Type: Chine built. Ribbon carvel planking.
Owner:  Penny Dyson, Echuca Vic.
Built  for the Melbourne Harbour Trust at the Williamstown dockyard as a search and rescue boat for Port Phillip Bay. Originally named Black Bess. Has been a long term Gippsland Lakes boat moored at Raymond Island.  Previous owners were the Thompsons, Bullens, before being in the Shaw family for around 40 years.

Hull Materials:
Keel Jarrah, chine rabbited jarrah Stem Red Gum
Stem deadwood
Red Gum
New Zealand Kauri Planking ribbons New Zealand Kauri Timbers Huon Pine
Sawn Jarrah
Side Frames
: Bondwood
: Oregon
Deck Beams
: Oregon

Decking: Tongue & Groove New Zealand Kauri canvas covered. (note most (if not all) of the canvas has since been removed)

Sides Bondwood, fitted with chrome plated frames
Beams Oregon and huon pine, decking bondwood, canvas covered (note most (if not all) of the canvas has since been removed).

Steering: Reynolds chain and torque tube to hand steering wheel. Balanced bronze rudder fitted at heel to bronze.