The launch has a straight stem, rounded forefoot, moulded hull section over a long keel and deep aft deadwoods that house the propeller shaft. Aft end of the keel providing protection for the propeller and supporting the rudder. The rudder shaft passes up through the hull forward of the vertical transom stern.
Balanced cast bronze rudder, heel supported by bronze rivet-fastened gudgeon fitting to hardwood keel extension-skeg. Palm flange bolt-fastened connection to stainless rudder shaft that passes up through bronze grease lubricated rudder shaft lower bearing and tube arrangement and the hardwood horn timber.