Banyan is a 31.09 m / 102′1″ luxury motor yacht. She was built by Palmer Johnson in 1980.
With a beam of 6.1 m and a draft of 1.98 m, she has an aluminium hull and aluminium superstructure. This adds up to a gross tonnage of 144 tons.
She is powered by Caterpillar engines of 875 hp each giving her a maximum speed of 20 knots and a cruising speed of 15 knots. Banyan's maximum range is estimated at 1230 nautical miles.
The motor yacht can accommodate 8 guests in 3 cabins and an exterior design by Sparkman & Stephens.