What does 1436 mean on a Jon boat?

What does 1436 mean on a Jon boat?

The 1436 number in the name refers to the length of the boat and the width of its bottom. A 1436 Jon boat is 14 foot long and has a bottom that is 36″ wide. All Jon boats follow this protocol so the potential buyer can tell the size and width of the boat by the number in its name.

How wide is a 1436 Jon boat?


Length 4.22 m 13′ 10”
Beam 1.35 m 4′ 5”
Bottom Width 91.44 cm 3′
Max. Recommended HP 15 HP
Max. Person Capacity (Canada) 2 persons

How much weight can a 12 foot Jon boat hold?

As boat length increases the weight capacity similarly increase, so with a 12 foot boat approximately 400 lbs can be safely contained and at 14 foot 400+ lbs. At 16 foot in length a Jon boat can usually hold about 1,000 lbs. An 18 foot Jon boat will hold, on average, about 1,500 lbs.

Is a Jon boat stable?

Even at speed Jon boats are incredibly stable and very comfortable to ride in. That is because the flat bottom, low freeboard hull design allows the boat to get on plane easily and quickly. The only time a Jon boat will porpoise and have stability issues at speed is if it has not been set-up correctly.

How much does a 1436 Jon boat weigh?

Jon Boats 1436

Max Horsepower 20 hp
Max Capacity 720 lbs
Length 14′
Package Weight 0 lbs
Depth 18

Which is better v Hull or flat bottom?

While a deep V boat can’t take you as far into shallow waters or stay as stable in calm waters as a flat bottom boat, they deal with choppy water far better that their flat bottomed cousins. In addition to having what it takes to brave choppy waters, a deep V boat will keep you much drier.

Will a Jon boat sink?

Jon boats rarely flip but they can easily take on enough water to sink when they are not used correctly. Below are a few things you can do to ensure your Jon boat does not take on water. Avoid overloading the boat.

How much does a 16ft aluminum boat weight?

How much does a 16 ft boat weigh? Depending on the boat type, between 1,332 lbs. and 1,884 lbs. without a trailer.

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