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28', 32', 36', & 40' pontoon houseboat Build in PLYWOOD




Characteristics 28' 32' 36' 40'
Length overall 27'-8" 31'-8" 35'-8" 39'-8"
Beam 10'-2" 10'-2" 12'-2" 12'-2"
Draft (with skeg) 1'-4" 1'-4" 1'-4" 1'-4"
Freeboard to deck 2'-0" 2'-0" 2'-0" 2'-0"
Hull depth 3'-0" 3'-0" 3'-0" 3'-0"
Height overall 13'-4" 13'-4" 13'-4" 13'-4"
Displacement (lbs.) 6913 8163 9413 10,663
Pontoons & deck weight (approx. lbs.) 2100 2400 3000 3300
Deckhouse weight (approx. lbs.) 1200 1400 1600 1800
Load capacity (cabin, crew, etc. lbs.) 4813 5763 6413 7363
Deck length 20'-0" 24'-0" 28'-0" 32'-0"
Deck area (sq.ft.) 200 240 336 384
Deckhouse length 14'-0" 18'-0" 20'-0" 24'-0"
Deckhouse width 9'-0" 9'-0" 9'-0" 9'-0"
Headroom (min./max.) 6'-4" to 6'-10" all versions
Fuel capacity (gals.) 50 65 80 100
Water capacity (gals.) 50 65 80 100
Sleeping accommodations 4 6 6 8
Horsepower (total max.) 70 80 90 100
  • Hull type: Developed for sheet plywood planking. Hull form rectangular section except forward ends taper to pointed bows with flaring topsides. Bow and stern bottoms rockered for economical powering and ease of beaching. Intended for use in protected waters.
  • Power: Twin long shaft outboard motors or I/O powerplant mounted at the stern of each pontoon. Engine weight should not exceed 350 lbs. each.
  • Can the hull be extended or shortened? No, not beyond the range listed. We do not recommend increasing the beam.

28' Photographs / 32' Photographs
36' Photographs / 40' Photographs
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