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What are bay boats?
Bay boats are medium-sized, trailerable vessels generally used for boating pursuits such as freshwater and saltwater fishing. This type of vessel can differ in size, with the smallest current boat listed at 16 feet in length, to the longest vessel measuring in at 31 feet, and an average length of 22 feet. They are constructed by a wide variety of boat building companies with hull types including modified vee, deep vee, flat, monohull and other designs. Boat Trader currently has 2,038 bay boats for sale, including 1,242 new vessels and 796 used boats, listed by both private sellers and professional dealerships across the country.
What are the best bay boats?
Some of the most iconic builders of bay boats at present include: Tidewater, Sea Pro, NauticStar, Sportsman and Blue Wave. These builders manufacture bay boats models with outboard, outboard-4S, inboard, outboard-2S and inboard/outboard propulsion systems, available in gas, diesel, electric and other fuel systems. In the past 30 days, the top, most-viewed bay boats brands on Boat Trader were Nauticstar, Pathfinder, Sea Hunt, Sportsman and Tidewater.
How much do bay boats cost?
Bay boats for sale on Boat Trader are available for an assortment of prices from a sensible $9,194 on the lower-priced models all the way up to $225,000 for the most extravagant models. Models with more power can handle motors up to 600 horsepower, while lighter-weight utility models may have as low as 70 horsepower engines on them (although the average motor size is 200 HP).
Why are bay boats popular?
Bay boats are popular for their shallow draft and average beam, features that make these boats well-suited for freshwater and saltwater fishing. Bay boats are also popular boats for rivers and lakes and other shallow fresh bodies of water. From our current listings, the average number of passengers that bay boats can accommodate is 8 people with a maximum of 13. Also, with 2,038 bay boats now listed for sale and 429 boats added in the past 30 days, Boat Trader is confident you’ll find the boat you are looking for.