Plans to build the 20' [6.1 M] Atchafalaya Shanty - Jon Boat

The Archafalaya was originally conceived as a shanty boat, but it can also be built as an open Jon Boat if you wish. It is designed for excellent performance in the displacement sppeds, 8 kn or so, using something like a high thrust 10 Hp outboard for long cruising on flattish water like rivers and bayous. It should also get up on a plane if needed with a 40 hp or so outboard when you want to make some distances. The cabin is enough for a solo, or close couple who thinks they might want to try a van-life style accommodation with solar power when parked. It has a forward open deck for enjoyingthe sunshine, watching the scenery slip by, grilling, fishing or just relaxing outside.


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20' [6.1 M] Atchafalaya Shanty - Jon Boat

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20' [6.1 M] Atchafalaya Shanty - Jon Boat

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About Power Skipjacks

Plans to build a power skipjack boat

If you're content to move along at the boats hull spped, about 7 knots for a 30 foot boat, you should select a displacement hull. Going places on the water without burning a lot of fuel, calls for a displacement hull. To go 7 knots in a 30 foot boat, you'll only need about 15 horsepower or so. For a diesel engine that means a bit more than 1/2 gallon per hour.

The Spira International Displacement hulls are cruisers, capable of making longer passages. They're easy to construct, inexpensive to operate, and will deal with just about any weather you may have to encounter at sea, along the coast, or making the long river excursions you are probably thinking about.

 


 

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