The Northstar II is a two-masted schooner.
Length:135 ft (41m), 155 ft (47m) including jib boom.
Width: 30 ft (9m)
Height: 105 ft (32m)
Displacement: 185 tonnes
Sail Plan: Gaff-rigged
Speed: 16 knots (19 mph, 30 kph) on water, 60 knots (70 mph, 110 kph) in the air
Sail area: 8100 ft2 (750 m2)
Side Sail area: 1750 ft2 (160 m2)
Fin area: 4200 ft2 (390 m2)
Construction Materials: Titanian oak, cross-grain layered hull, Titanian fir decks.
Weapons: 2 rail mounted lightning cannons (range 250ft (76m))
8 compressed air 50mm cannons (4 on port, 4 on starboard)
2 compressed air 100mm cannons (both forward mounted)
4 compressed air 20mm rapid fire guns (800 rounds per minute)
2 compressed air harpoon guns (mobile, tethered, range 450 ft))
Additional harpoons: Lightning rods
All of the weapons are designed for rapid assembly and storage.
Engines: 2 Lifter engines (providing upward thrust)
Power: 2 5000Ah 96V batteries (rechargable)
2 capacitor banks (capable of withstanding and absorbing up to 3 direct lightning strikes)
2 3kW diesel powered electric generators
2 high pressure compressed air tanks and compressors (100 gal, 5000psi)
Flight Time: 6 hour maximum under powered flight. Near indefinite when storm riding.