Jon Boat 12 by

[GF12] A simple to build, versatile classic flat bottom garvey, jon boat, duck boat. 12' version

Length overall12'3.65 m
Beam5'1.52 m
Draft6"0.15 m
Weight115 lbs52 kg
Displacement866 lbs393 kg
Engine power10
Hull construction Stich-n-glue



The GF12 is a smaller, economical version of our GF14.

The GF12 is a flat bottom garvey. While this is easier to build, provides great stability and requires less HP for the same speed, it will not go through a chop as well as a vee hull. We minimized the pounding by keeping the strong bow curvature of the original design.

Compared to the GF14, she has the same beam but is 2' shorter. Short enough to fit in the back of a full size pick up truck, light enough to be car topped.

Jon Boat 12

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