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What are flats boats?
Flats boats are small, trailerable vessels usually used for endeavors such as saltwater fishing. This type of vessel can vary in size, with the smallest current boat listed at 14 feet in length, to the longest vessel measuring in at 31 feet, and an average length of 19 feet. They are built and assembled by a wide variety of boat manufacturers with hull types including flat, modified vee, tunnel and other designs. Boat Trader currently has 313 flats boats for sale, including 124 new vessels and 189 used boats, listed by both individual owners and professional boat dealers across the country.
What are the best flats boats?
Some of the best-known manufacturers of flats boats as of today include: Hewes, Spyder, Ranger, Sea Hunt and Carolina Skiff. These builders produce flats boats models with outboard, outboard-4S, inboard, outboard-2S and other propulsion systems, available in gas, diesel and other fuel systems. In the past 30 days, the top, most-viewed flats boats brands on Boat Trader were Action Craft, Gheenoe, Hell's Bay, Hewes and Ranger.
How much do flats boats cost?
Flats boats for sale on Boat Trader are listed for a range of prices from a sensible $6,967 on the moderate end all the way up to $130,460 for the most extravagant models. Models with more power can handle motors up to 730 horsepower, while shorter, more affordable utility models may have as modest as 28 horsepower engines on them (although the average motor size is 115 HP).
Why are flats boats popular?
Flats boats are popular for their exceptionally shallow draft and average beam, attributes that make these boats ideal for saltwater fishing. Flats 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 flats boats can carry is 5 people with a maximum of 9. Also, with 313 flats boats presently listed for sale and 85 boats added in the past 30 days, Boat Trader is confident you’ll find the boat you are looking for.