IMI LOA, designed by Melbourne Smith, is a 32-foot pulling boat used for adventure-based experiential education programs in the Hawaiian islands. She is a pinnace, an 18th century craft that would have been carried on larger ships for use on shore expeditions. It has 10 oar stations and can also be sailed with her sprit sail ketch rig.

IMI LOA is strip planked with Port Orford cedar over steam-bent oak frames. Her spars are sitka spruce and the sprits are made of bamboo.