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Tatoosh - A beautiful 80’ ketch and her history

By Justin Richard | March 13, 2017

Tatoosh was 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 has enjoyed ocean sailing adventures for the past 25 years, most recently a cruise to Tahiti and back to San Diego (2014).