Checkers is a 33.7 m / 110′7″ luxury motor yacht. She was built by Hakvoort in 2002.
With a beam of 8.2 m and a draft of 2.6 m, she has a steel hull and aluminium superstructure. This adds up to a gross tonnage of 271 tons.
She is powered by Caterpillar engines of 480 hp each giving her a maximum speed of 12 knots and a cruising speed of 10 knots. Checkers's maximum range is estimated at 5500 nautical miles.
The motor yacht can accommodate 8 guests in 4 cabins with an interior design by Ken Freivokh and an exterior design by Willem De Vries Lentsch Jr..