Project Description

Bateau 17

The Bateau 17 is our entry level flat-bottom skiff.

The Bateau 17 is often used for solo fishing or getting out with your best buddy. In the Morehead City area, this Bateau is most often used in the sounds and tidal marshes, or trips to the Rock Jetty on calm days.

The small Bateau 17 can be used to flounder gig at night, fish the bridge pilings and day markers on the water ways, or access the Hay Stacks, Cross Rock in the Newport River, Core Creek or the myriad of rivers in our area. There are similar destinations at all the other coastal areas up and down the coast – places that are easy to get to in a small skiff.

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  • Fuel & Electrical

    • 12 Gallon Fuel Tank
    • Navigation Lights
    • Push/Pull Switch for Nav. Lights
    • Four Piece Fuse Panel
  • Console

    • Small Console
    • No Feedback Mechanical Steering
    • Stainless Steel Steering Wheel
    • Stainless Steel Console Grab Rail
    • Upper and Lower Canvas Hatches
  • Hull, Deck & Cockpit

    • 100% Composite Construction
    • Fiber Glass Stringer Grid
    • Self Bailing Cockpit
    • Accu-Track Hull for Sure Turning and Handling
    • Wide Gunwales
    • Large Box Seat
    • Foam Flotation
    • Forward Deck with Access Hatch
    • Four Nylon Cleats
    • Heavy Duty Rub Rail/SS Bolts and Locking Nuts
    • Non-Skid Gunwales and Cockpit
    • Rigging Conduit Beneath the Floor
    • Standard Nylon Cleats (Stern)
    • Under Gunwale Poly Rod Racks
Length17′ 6″
Floor Width54″
Fuel Capacity12 gallons
Rec HP Range50
Max HP70
Max HP Tiller40
Hull Weight (approx)650 Pounds
Person Capacity6
Person Load900 Pounds
Max Load1200 Pounds
  • Power

    Jones Brothers exclusively uses Yamaha engines and accessories when rigging boats. The following engines are available on the Bateau 17:

    • Yamaha F50LB or Yamaha F70LA 4-Stroke Engine
    • Package includes complete instrumentation, stainless steel propeller, rigging and 10 micron stainless steel fuel filter
  • Yamaha PowerMatched™ System Warranty

    All boats built by Jones Brothers Marine qualify for the Yamaha PowerMatched™ System warranty. This gives buyers a warranty on the entire power system, which matches the three year warranty that comes with the four stroke engine. In addition to the engine warranty, the PowerMatched warranty includes:

    • Digital Guages
    • Ignition Switch
    • Controls
    • Wiring Harness
    • Fuel Filter
    • Control Cables
    • Stainless Steel Propeller
  • Options

    • 12 Volt Accessory Outlet
    • Bimini Top
    • Box Seat Cushion
    • Cockpit Lights
    • Compass (Ritchie HF742) – Flush Mounted
    • Console Fly Rod Holder
    • Console Rod Holder
    • Custom Hull Color
    • Edson Steering Wheel
    • Extra Cell Phone Plug
    • Olive Drab Hull & Accessories
    • Storage Bench Seat
    • Trolling Motor Wiring
    • Light and Cleat Package includes – Pop-Up Bow Light, one Pull-Up Cleat on the bow, and Cockpit Lights.