Tatoosh: A Beautiful 80′ Ketch and her History. VIDEO

Tatoosh is a ketch built in 1961 by the well-respected Vic Franck Boat Company in Seattle, WA. Exceptional construction of 2” Alaska yellow cedar planking, Everdur bronze fastenings and bronze floors.

Designed by Ben Seaborn with project consultation and sail plan/rig by Sparkman and Stephens. Caterpillar D-333 diesel, 700 gal fuel, 600 gal water, watermaker, 10kw genset. Three large staterooms with two full heads aft, separate crew quarters forward. Spacious U-shaped cockpit, large deck house salon offers excellent visibility.

Designed and built for the Boeing family, then owned by movie actor Peter Fonda, current owner of Tatoosh has enjoyed ocean sailing adventures for the past 25 years, cruised to Tahiti and back to San Diego (2014).

The Tatoosh features exterior design by Vic Franck’s Boat Co., while her interior was penned by Vic Franck’s Boat Co., with naval architecture by Ben Seaborn and Sparkman & Stephens, Inc. Up to 7 guests are accommodated on board the superyacht Tatoosh The yacht Tatoosh has a wood hull and wood superstructure. She is powered by a 1 Caterpillar Inc engine, which give her a cruising speed of 8.0 kn and a top speed of 10.0 kn. The yacht has a speed of 8.0 kn. The yacht carries 2,650 liters of fuel onboard, and 3,785 liters of water. 

Video produced by Justin Richard.

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