What size motor goes on a 16 foot aluminum boat?

What size motor goes on a 16 foot aluminum boat?

For a standard 16-foot aluminum boat, a 60 horsepower motor will suffice.

How heavy is a 16 foot aluminum boat?

Alumacraft 16 Foot Jon Boat: 320 pounds (145kg) Lowe L1648: 275 pounds (125kg)

What is the best brand of used boat to buy?

Best Boat Brands

  • Chaparral.
  • Grady-White.
  • Lund.
  • MasterCraft.
  • Sea Ray.
  • Tracker.
  • Yamaha.
  • Viking Yachts. Although the cost of Viking Yachts will price out the average boat buyer, this brand is still one of the most recognized—and admired—on the ocean.

How heavy is a 16 ft aluminum boat?

This puts the boat in the 16 to 20-foot length range. The weight on these boats is usually between 1,500 and 2,500 pounds without the motor. With a larger engine and a trailer, you could be looking at a weight that is well over 5,000 pounds.

What happens if your boat doesn’t have a capacity plate?

Even without a capacity plate, you can calculate the safe load weight for your boat. For mono-hull boats which measure fewer than 20 feet, you can use the length of the boat and multiply it by the boat’s width. Then divide that number by 15 to determine how many passengers you can safely carry.

How much hp does a 16 aluminum boat need?

16′ aluminum boats are popular and a 60-hp engine will typically propel them from 25 mph to 30 mph top speed, depending on load.

How wide is a 16ft boat?

Jon boats sold commercially vary in width related to their length. 8-foot jon boats average 32 inches; 10-12 foot boats average 34-40 inches; 14-16 foot boats average 42-50 inches, and 18+ foot jon boats can be up to 60 inches wide.

How much does a 16 foot boat and trailer weigh?

A fiberglass fishing boat in the 16 feet to 20 feet range will weigh between 1,700 and 2,900 pounds. Combine that with a heavy-duty trailer, and you could easily anticipate a 5,000-pound tow weight.

Are Lund boats stable?

Registered. The welded Aluminum boat is the market king here, not many other places. I have a Lund as well and it is a very tough stable boat – wider at 17′ than most welded boats at 20.