Zita III was build in 1961 in Kungsviken by the master shipbuilder Gösta Johansson. The current owner is Martin Karlsson.
The boat is traditionally constructed in oak. Wooden plugs, instead of screws, holds the hull together. It measures 9,6 meters and is 3 meters wide. The engine is a 63 horsepower Yanmar marine diesel and the maximum amunt of passengers allowed is 33.