Vagabond

Vagabond

Member Type: 

Classic

Boat Name: 

Vagabond

Year: 

1929

Length: 

45'

Breadth: 

11.5

Draft: 

3.5

Builder: 

Lake Union Drydock

Place of Build: 

Seattle

Gross Tons: 

21 NRT

Designer: 

Otis Cutting

Owner: 

Jason F. McLennan

Fleet: 

  • Pacific Northwest

Home Port: 

Eagle Harbor Marina, Bainbridge I., WA

Info: 

Vagabond is one of the largest Lake Union Dreamboats - only three built to a 46 foot length

I am the 5th Owner of the Vessel. (2018-present)

Previous Owner Was Don Jensen (4th owner) Retired Navy Captain (2012-2018)
Prior to that she was owned By Dick and Darla Timmerman (1971-2012)
She was the 'winningest Log Racing Boat of all time" according to my records

John J. Meyer owned her from 1944-1971

The first owner's name is lost to history

Vagabond was one of the original seven CYA boats.

Cruises at 1800 - 2200 RPM
3.5 Gallons per hour & 200 Gallons of Fuel Storage
Originally powered by a 6 cylinder Sterling Petrol Engine - converted to Diesel in 1973

Hull Const: 

Bent Oak Frames<br/>Port Orford Cedar Planks<br/>Teak Interior for house which was enclosed in the 1930's.

Engine Info: 

Detroit 453 diesel, 120 hp.

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Videos: 

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Vagabond in the Fremont Cut

Description: 

Dave Ellis video.