Metric units


Status: Steaming

Owner: John Whittaker

Area: UK-South West


Cabin/Saloon Launch. Construction: Strip plank (7/8"), GRP sheathed both sides.
Hull model: IJssel designed by Selway-Fisher in 2013
Built 2013 at Devoran
Fit out 2013 by Johnny Whittaker at Devoran Cornwall UK
LOA: 23' 0", LWL: 21' 0", Beam: 6' 6",


SBA VFT 105 Designed by Kevin Slater,
Built 2014 by Steamwell Boilers at Chew Stoke
Fuel: Coal, Pressure: 200 psi,
Steel barrel. 209 X 0.75" dia Steel tubes. Welded steel ,expanded tubes construction,
condensing, engine driven pump, forced draft fan, hand pump, Windermere kettle, whistle, siren,


Single cylinder. 3.25" X 4.5"
Built by J R Rankin at Halsall, Lancashire
Slide valve. SLRG valve gear.


Bronze, 3 blades, Left Hand, 20" X 30"
Shaft: 1.25" 316

Added to the register: 2014.09.04. Last Modified: 2014.12.07.

Moondance at Windermere Week 2014


Moondance at Tallships Falmouth 2014

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner?

Moondance catches a wave Windermere 2014

Moondance crew having a natter

Moondance under construction 2013 (1)

Moondance under construction 2013 (2)

Moondance underway Windermere 2014

Steamboat Johnny aka John Whittaker

Moondance under construction 2013 (3)