Builder: SW Boatworks, Lamoine, ME
Finisher: Simmons Boatworks, Friendship, ME
Owner: Rex Benner, Friendship, ME
Designer: Calvin Beal Jr., Beals Island, ME
Hull: Solid fiberglass
Top: Molded unit; foam cored
Power: C12 Caterpillar (700 hp @ 2300 rpm)
w/2.47:1 ZF 360A marine gear; Milton Cat
Speed: 20 knots WOT (w/cage)
Prop: 34″x38″x4; Nautilus Marine
Shaft: 2-1/2″ AQ-22; Rose’s Marine Co.
Driveline Hardware: R.E. Thomas Marine Hardware
Hauler & Steering: Marine Hydraulic Engineering Co. Inc.
Fuel Capacity: 560 gallons (dual tanks)
Comments: Owner Rex Benner explained his new 44-footer’s name: “My first boat was named for my wife; my second one was named for my two oldest kids; this time it was my daughter Lindsay’s turn.” Benner praised the work of finisher Gil Simmons, his son Jason Simmons, Darrell Brazier, and Rex’s nephew, Alex Benner. “Everybody involved did a great job.”