New Boat – Lindsay’s Turn



Builder: SW Boatworks, Lamoine, ME

Finisher: Simmons Boatworks, Friendship, ME

Owner: Rex Benner, Friendship, ME



Dimensions: 44’x17’6″

Designer: Calvin Beal Jr., Beals Island, ME

Fishery: Lobster

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.”