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Is a V hull jon boat any more stable than a flatbottom?

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Looking into buying an aluminum Jon boat.  There are bunches of them on Craigslist.  

Is a V hull any more stable in the water than a comparable width flat bottom??

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Jon boat hulls come in 4 different designs

Flat: very stable at rest but produces a wet rough ride

Modified V: very stable at rest and handles chop better than a flat

Full V: tipsy at rest but has a smooth ride

Pad: same type hull as a high performance fiberglass hull

The stability of a Jon boat comes from the bottom width not the beam  ;)

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I have a 14' starcraft semi v and it's EXTREMELY stable at rest, and when moving.

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