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Status: Active use

Owner: Michael and Susan Cross

Area: USA


Launch. Construction: Balsa-core GRP.
Hull model: Fantail at Santa Clara, California
Built 1995 by Bud Leutza at Santa Clara, California
Fit out 1998 by Chuck Darraugh at San Diego, California
LOA: 28' 0", LWL: 27' 6", Beam: 6' 6", Draft: 2' 6", Displacement: 5220 lbs.


VFT-40 Designed by Fred Semple,
Built 1980 by Semple Engine Co. at St. Louis, MO
Pressure: 150 psi, Heating area: 42.6 sqft, Output: 240 lbs/hr,
18" dia X 42" high Steel barrel. 73 X 1.31" dia Steel tubes. welded construction,
condensing, engine driven pump, hand pump, injector, feed water heater, whistle,
Beckett Burner


Vee Compound. 3" + 5" X 4"
Built 1980 by Semple Engine Co. at St Louis, USA
Design: 3 & 5 x 4 Vee compound by: Fred Semple
Slide valve. Slip ecc. with spiral sleeve valve gear.
Power: 5 HP


Bronze, 3 blades, Right Hand, 20" X 28"
Shaft: 1.375" bronze

Added to the register: 2016.11.15. Last Modified: 2021.03.30.

In Lake Stevens, Washington


In Tacoma, Mt. Rainier in Background

New aluminum Tuff Trailer

New boat shed