THE FLAT CHAT 16
COMPLETE BOAT PLANS & FULL SIZE FRAME PATTERNS
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The plans are printed on 2ft by 3ft paper for normal construction drawings and and full size paper patterns.
By using the full size patterns and detailed plan sheets, the parts can be accurately marked and cut out.
Australian slang for "Full Throttle" or "Pedal to the Metal", the Flat Chat 16 is a "flats" or shallow water fishing boat, a term a fitting name for the design.
Built to take shallow water fishing to the next level, whether your into chasing Barra, Mangrove Jack, Reds, Trout or Snook, the Flat Chat 16 is designed to be equipped with the distinctive advantages for both saltwater and freshwater fishing, geared for optimum top end delivery, responsive handling, shallow hole shots and a smooth, dry ride.
Big on performance and all-around versatility, the Flat Chat 16's sleek, low profile design is designed to be extremely responsive, maneuvering with quiet, controlled ease, even in windy conditions. With her super shallow draft and extra dry ride mean the Flat Chat 16 is right at home whether you're fishing the saltwater estuaries or running a freshwater line on a nearby lake or river to take on a world of angling action.
Tournament level performance at an incredible value - welcome to the Flat Chat 16! Built on an 16' ft plywood composite frame and touting the advanced feel of a feature-packed high performance predator, the Flat Chat 16 is designed to excel in a wide range of open and inland angling. While the wide open floor plan is ideal for coastal anglers, it has an equally strong layout for inland reservoir and river anglers, delivering the ultimate shallow water experience.
- Overall Hull length ......16 ft ( 4.87m)
- Beam ...... 7ft (2.13m)
- Deadrise @ Transom ...... 10 degrees
- Engine shaft length ...... L/S (20")
- Recommended Hp ...... 70-90 Hp
- Fuel Capacity ...... 70-130 litres ( 19USG)
Australian Builders Plate Compliant
- Construction …. Epoxy Fibreglass Plywood Composite Construction