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What are flats boats?
Flats boats are vessels usually used for activities such as saltwater fishing. This type of vessel can range in size from 14.63 feet to 26.99 feet with an average length of 19 feet. These boats are built by a wide variety of boat makers with hull types including modified vee, flat, tunnel, semi-displacement and other designs. Boat Trader currently has 465 flats boats for sale, including 188 new vessels and 277 used boats listed by both individual owners and professional boat dealerships across the country.
What are the best flats boats?
Some of the best-known builders of flats boats at present include: Carolina Skiff, Shallow Sport, Sundance, Sea Hunt and Hewes. These builders manufacture flats boats models with outboard, outboard-4S, outboard-2S, inboard and other propulsion systems, available in gas, diesel and other fuel systems.
What are the most affordable flats boats?
Flats boats for sale on Boat Trader are available for a range of prices from a sensible $2,731 on the low-end all the way up to $90,373 for the most expensive boats. Models with more power can accommodate motors up to 960 horsepower, while the most compact and efficient utility models may have as low as 23 horsepower engines on them (although the average motor size is 115 HP).
Why are flats boats popular?
Flats boats are popular for their shallow draft and average beam, qualities that make these boats favorable for saltwater fishing. Flats boats are also popular boats for rivers and lakes and other shallow fresh bodies of water.