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bigmofodad
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beam width

Post by bigmofodad » 06 Aug 2016, 17:18

What's the difference in stability between a jon boat with a 42 in beam and one with a 48 in beam. Any help is appreciated

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gillhunter
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beam width

Post by gillhunter » 06 Aug 2016, 18:26

The wider the more stable. How much difference, don't know. I run a 1648.

Al U Minium
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beam width

Post by Al U Minium » 06 Aug 2016, 18:50

displacement, center of gravity, buoyancy

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