Johnson 285 Double-ender

  • Vessel Specs and Comments

    • Construction: round-bottomed carvel or cold-molded wooden construction
    • LOD 28’6”
    • LWL 27’6”
    • Beam 9’6”
    • Draft 3’6”
    • Displacement 12,500 pounds
    • Ballast 2500 pounds
    • Power 45 HP Beta
    • Cruising Speed 7-8 knots
  • General Comments: Johnson 28' Double-ended BC Workboat-style Traditional Cruiser.  Of lighter displacement than a working commercial troller, but with depth of hull and internal ballast for offshore use.  She could easily be equipped with stabilizer poles and paravanes for more comfort in a sea.  Power is 45-50 Hp and cruising speed 7+ knots. 
  • About the Plans

    • Construction Method and Materials:

      Round bottom wooden construction with plank-on-frame, cold-molded, or sheathed strip planking options.
    • Number and Type of Drawings:

      Hull Lines and Offsets, Deck Lines and Offsets, General Arrangement and Deck Plan, General Construction and Tanks, Constructions Sections Plank-On-Frame, Construction Sections Cold-Molded, Construction Sections Strip Planked, Shaft and Stern Gear, Full Size Details.
    • Study Plan:

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    • Base Price:

      $850.00 CAD

Design Comments

Johnson 28' Double-ended BC Workboat-style Traditional Cruiser.  Of lighter displacement than a working commercial troller, but with depth of hull and internal ballast for offshore use.  She could easily be equipped with stabilizer poles and paravanes for more comfort in a sea.  Power is 45-50 Hp and cruising speed 7+ knots. 

Tad Roberts