This 2013 Jones Brothers Bateau 20 Lite Tackle Edition is the perfect skiff for fishing and fun on the water! (see Description Section) Your fishing grounds will not be limited to the bigger waters of bays and harbors- the entire backcountry of tidal creeks and marshes will be your playground. This very easy to manage model also features the fuel economy of this superb hull design combined with a Yamaha 90hp 4stroke, custom T-top with rocket launchers, and extra large console with live well. This boat has plenty of storage and custom covers for the console and leaning/live well. This boat also comes with a 2013 Road King aluminum single axle trailer (see Description Section).
Contact: Bill Fluty(252) 670-4991
Trailer is a 2013 aluminum single axle trailer. Model RKAF20, 3,100 lb carry capability. 14 inch load range D tires (ST215/75D14). New upgraded double eye springs from the factory rated at 2,000 lbs each (2019), double U bold axle kit from the factory (2019), LED lights, uprights and little usage. She is in excellent condition. 2" coupler.
The boat weights 1,800 lbs dry. Add 200 lbs of fuel, and 250 lbs for the T-Top and gear plus 360 lbs for the engine. That gives a the boat a max weight of approximately 2,610 lbs on a trailer originally rated to carry 3,100 lbs. This trailer was made for, and adjusted specifically to fit and carry a 20 foot Jones Brothers Bateau.
2010 Yamaha 90 HP four stroke engine with 350 hours. Model F90TXR. Stainless three blade propeller. Maintained by our Five Star Yamaha Service Center. Recent work includes lubing intermediate bearing (APR 2019), Complete systems/safety check including compression check and computer download (APR 2019), complete replacement of steering ram at transom (SPT 2019), Complete engine service including filters (SPT 2019), New plugs and water pump (APR 2019).
The is a Light Tackle Edition that has deck pipes to lead lines to cleats below deck and pop up cleat on bow. Keeps hardware out of the way for fly fishing.
Six inch stainless cleats have been added above deck next to the deck pipes that lead to larger cleats recessed below decks. Stops getting on knees each time you secure to dock (see pictures). Can be removed.
T-Top is over large and has rocket launchers. The leaning post is incorporated into the large live well under the seating/leaning post. A back rest has been added for comfort. There are two folding foot rests for use while sitting. A cushioned standing mat is available.
There are like new cushions for the forward console seat and the aft jump seats.
A Yeti Tundra 65 with an added Platform cooler top is secured with Yeti tie downs, forward for seating and easy access to open the lid.
She comes with a Fortress anchor, six feet of chain and 150 feet of rode. Also a complete Coast Guard Package (4 life jackets, throwable device, flares, fire extinguisher, dock lines, two fenders and noise maker).
Power Pole Micro Anchor System (part # PP-MICRO BK) with 8.5 foot anchor spike (Part # SPIKE-HD 8.5). Added MAY 2019. Unit is 12 volt and works great on this vessel. There are two remotes, one on the dash and one with lanyard. Controls are also on the top of the unit. Used in shallow water fishing and at the beach as the stern anchor. Has a wave setting that will allow spike to slip up and down without loosing the bottom. See first picture of boat on the beach and you will see the system on the starboard side aft.
Garmin color GPSMAP 441 chart plotter.
Raymarine i40 digital depth with stern mounted transducer.
There is a small keel on the bottom which makes the boat both track well but also turn nicely with slipping. The hull design combines with the heavy lay up make the boat have a remarkably smooth ride in any conditions when slowed down to 20 MPH. The nose of the boat raises and causes a cushion of water that cushions the ride. No slamming. She was built and designed for the waters of North Carolina off of Cape Hatteras.
Retail on a new boat with factory options installed on this boat (minus electronics, Yeti, Micro Anchor by Power Pole and electronics) is $54,554 and is sold discounted for $49,098. Add electronics ($650), Yeti 65 cooler ($450), Micro Anchor by Power Pole ($600) and the retail on new boat would be $56,254.