How to measure your boat's beam

Measure Beam
Boat Beam Quick Tips
  • The beam of your boat is the width at the widest part of the boat.

  • To measure the beam, stand inside the boat and run a measuring tape from the port (left) side to the starboard (right) side at the widest section of your boat.

  • You can also look up your boat's beam by using our Boat Manufacturer Reference Guide