2018 Northwest Boats 218 Lightning Inboard

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Northwest Boats
218 Lightning Inboard




The thundering inboard muscle is sure to stir your nautical senses when you power-up for the weekends in a Northwest Lightning Series Inboard Jet. Built Snake River-strong, the Lightning prowls the most demanding waters with the grace and style you'd expect from storied Northwest Boats. Beautifully finished and detailed, it's the one boat that does it all.

  • Length: 21 ft. 0 in.
  • Bottom Width: 78 in.
  • Beam Width: 96 in.
  • Side Height: 34 in.
  • Bottom Gauge: .190 in.
  • Transom Gauge: .190 in.
  • Gas Tank: 62 gal.
  • Hull Weight: 2692 lb.
  • Deadrise Bow: 24 deg.
  • Deadrise Transom: 14 deg.
Hull Features
  • All welded 4 piece aluminum hull
  • One piece sides with bead roll
  • Heavy duty cast intake w/ stainless steel rock grate
  • Extruded chine, toe rail & formed keel strip
  • 5 piece welded windshield w/ grab handles & EZ arch step through door
  • Recessed self bailing diamond tread bow
  • 3" bow rails
  • 3" wrapped stern rails
  • Full length side trays
  • Passenger console tray w/ grab rail
  • Pressure tested subfloor fuel cell - diurnal system compliant
  • Sound deadening foam package
  • Welded double bow eye
  • 2 welded ski hooks
  • 5 - 8" welded cleats
  • Weld on trolling motor bracket
  • Center swim platform w/pump guard, step, folding ladder and grab handle
  • Transducer bracket on starboard side
  • In-line muffler system
Exterior Features
  • Choice of standard paint colors
  • Color matched custom striping with logo
  • Diamond plated entrances
Rigging Features
  • Driver and passenger windshield wiper
  • Heavy duty rotary steering
  • Custom full gauge instrumentation package w/12 volt outlet, oil pressure, tachometer, volt meter, fuel gauge, stereo cut out & USB port
  • Navigation & anchor lights
  • Stainless steel marine horn
  • Fuel / water separator
  • 1250 gph bilge pump
  • Dual 24 group battery with on-off switch
  • Quick disconnect fuel fittings
  • 4 vent high output heater with defrost
  • Heavy duty bilge blower system
Interior Features
  • Premium folding top w/ side curtains & back drop
  • Deluxe captain seats w/ armrests & HD adjustable pedestal bases
  • 35" sleeper bench seats on storage boxes
  • Bow storage access panel
  • Vinyl covered marine grade plywood floors
  • Gunwale rod racks
  • Cup holders
  • Carpeted motor box w/ sound deadening foam & gas struts
  • Sub floor storage
Available Options
  • Jet pump upgrades
  • Tilt wheel
  • Dual battery system
  • Port Windshield wiper
  • AM /FM CD stereo
  • 2 Step folding ladder w/ handle
  • Driver & passenger seat upgrades
  • Wash down pump
  • Bow mount trolling motor wiring
  • Engine cover pad
Some photos show models with dealer added options. Personal Floatation Devices (PFDs) not always visible in photos. Models, specifications, features, and options are subject to change without notice as Northwest Boats seeks product improvements. Please check with your local Northwest Boats dealer for the latest information about all of the features and options available for your Northwest Boat.



Length Overall
21 ft. 0 in.
96 in.
Dry Weight
2692 lb.
Fuel Capacity
62 gal.

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