Type Offshore 105. Length 35 ft (10.5 m). Engine Iveco 400 hp turbo. Electronics dual frequency colour sounder, 2 GPS navigators, plotter, radar, 3 VHF radios. On-board facilities flush toilet, galley, indoor and outdoor seating, fish-hold, tackle stowage. Safety equipment 16-man liferaft, lifejackets, lifebuoys, fire extinguishers, EPIRB, flares, etc. Owner/skipper Nick Dent.

Boat and skipper are fully licensed and insured for fishing up to 30 miles offshore. Rooster is licensed to carry 12 passengers. For fishing purposes about 8 anglers is a comfortable number.