Port Explorer was built by her owners, Steve & Bonnie Hutchison. Construction was started in May 2005 and she was launched January 27, 2010.
The hull has five separate water tight compartments. The stage is 16' long; boat clearance is 25.5 feet high; and weighs 34 tons.
The cabin is framed and finished with southern yellow pine. The lower level includes a kitchen with all electric appliances, a dining area, a main salon and bath with shower, a guest stateroom and the engine room aft.
The upper level includes an elevated pilothouse, a half bath, the owners stateroom and a 15'x20' outdoor 'rec room' aft.