Miss Eve, a 19.81-metre raised deck motor yacht. Built in 1961 at the Brisbane River yard of Millkraft for well known Sydney businessman and racing identity the late Stan Fox. The Hannan family, of publishing fame, purchased her in 1975 before selling her in 1993 to current owners, Peter and Una Rockliff, founders of the successful Tasmanian seafood business Petuna Seafoods. The engines known as Gardner 6L3s, are mirrored – designed and built in the Gardner factory as a matched pair. They drive the vessel along at 10 knots cruising speed at 800 rpm, the fuel consumption is approx 22 litres an hour. Miss Eve’s hull, with its 5.66-metre beam, has a high raked stem and transom stern, with Queensland hardwood below the waterline and Oregon above. She is copper nailed and clenched throughout, with caulked seams and magnificent Beech-laid decks. She can accommodate 8 persons comprising three forward cabins; the Rosewood cabin, the Silver Ash cabin and the Queensland Maple cabin. Aft of the saloon is the master stateroom, comprising a double berth, all superbly done in polished, bird’s eye Maple. Miss Eve is all business, a coastal cruiser capable of undertaking lengthy voyages. Her steel 3,636 litre capacity fuel tanks give her a range well in excess of 1,000 nautical miles.