2019 Northwest Boats 228 Lightning

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Northwest Boats
228 Lightning



Tough Enough To Take You Anywhere, Anytime, In Any Condition

Designed for the most adventurous and discerning boaters, the Lightning Outboard can take one heck of a nautical beating. The chop-taming bottom design and ride-enhancing, deep vee handles predictably and confidently under the most challenging conditions. You'll also find our trademark Northwest Boats construction, roomy interior space, seaworthiness, flair and detail. Numerous touches of comfort will anchor your satisfaction. Standard (not optional) features include soft-riding captain's seats, generously cut bench storage seating, ample legroom and ergonomically designed dash and controls. That's why the rugged beauty of the all-water model strikes a fancy with so many discerning owners.

  • All-Weather
  • All Water
  • EZ-Arch Door
  • Family Friendly
  • Hand-Welded
  • Fishing Features
  • Made in USA
  • Length: 7.4m /24' 3"
  • Bottom Width: 2m x 4.8mm / 78" x .190"
  • Beam: 2.44 m / 96"
  • Side Height: 86.36cm x 3.18mm / 34" x .125"
  • Deadrise: 28°fwd, 24°mid, 18°aft
  • Transom: 4.8 mm / 0.190"
  • Approx. Dry Weight: 1251 kg / 2874 lbs.
  • Fuel Capacity: 302.8L / 88 USG diurnal fuel system
  • Maximum HP: 224kw / 300 HP
  • Maximum Capacities: 8 persons or 1320lb (600kg) 2700lb (1225kg) with motor, persons, gear
Hull Features
  • All welded 4 piece aluminum hull
  • One piece sides w/bead roll
  • Extruded chine, toe rail & formed keel strip
  • 3" bow and wrapped stern rails
  • 5 piece welded windshield w/ grab handles & EZ arch step through door Recessed self bailing diamond tread bow
  • Passenger console tray w/grab rail
  • Full length side trays
  • Pressure tested subfloor fuel cell - diurnal system compliant
  • Sound deadening foam package
  • 2 welded stern eyes
  • Welded double bow eye
  • 5 - 8" welded cleats
  • Transom w/fish box & locking rigging compartment doors
  • Transducer bracket on starboard side
  • Full engine sea drive pod w/swim step, 2 step folding ladder and grab handle Weld on trolling motor bracket
Exterior Features
  • Color matched custom striping w/logo Diamond plate entrances
  • Choice of standard paint colors
Rigging Features
  • Driver & passenger windshield wiper
  • Custom full gauge instrumentation package w/12 volt outlet,
  • Anti-feedback steering
  • speedometer, tachometer w/hour meter, volt meter, fuel gauge and USB port
  • LED Navigation & anchor lights Stainless steel marine horn Fuel / water separator
  • Bilge pump
  • Dual batteries with switch Quick disconnect fuel fittings
Interior Features
  • Premium folding top w/side curtains & back drop Deluxe captains seats on HD adjustable pedestal bases 37" sleeper bench seats on storage boxes
  • Sub floor storage
  • Bow storage access panel
  • Vinyl covered marine grade plywood floors
  • Stainless steel cup holders
  • Gunwale rod racks
Available Options
  • AM /FM CD stereo
  • Hydraulic steering upgrade Pre-rig
  • Bow fish box
  • Removable transom ski pole Transom sport seating
  • Driver & passenger seat upgrades Wash down pump
  • Bow mount trolling motor wiring Hang, rig & run
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.



Max HP
300 hp (224 kW)


Length Overall
24 ft. 3 in. (7.4m)
96 in. (2.44 m)
Dry Weight
2874 lb. (1251 kg)
Max Person Capacity
8 persons; 1320 lb. (600 kg)
Fuel Capacity
88 US gal. (302.8L)
Max Carry Load
2700 lb. (1225 kg)

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