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What are runabout boats?
Runabout boats are medium-sized, trailerable vessels usually used for boating pursuits such as day cruising and watersports. These vessels can span in size from 13 feet to 36 feet with an average length of 22 feet. They are built by a wide variety of boat building companies with hull types including deep vee, modified vee, sea-V2(TM), pontoon and other designs. Boat Trader currently has 1,650 runabout boats for sale, including 521 new vessels and 1,129 used boats listed by both individuals and professional yacht brokers and boat dealerships across the country.
What are the best runabout boats?
Some of the most iconic manufacturers of runabout boats right now include: Chaparral, Sea Ray, Cobalt, Chris-Craft and Bayliner. These builders design runabout boats models with inboard/outboard, outboard, inboard, outboard-4S and other propulsion systems, available in gas, diesel and other fuel systems.
What are the most affordable runabout boats?
Runabout boats for sale on Boat Trader are available for a swath of prices from a sensible $3,995 on the moderate end all the way up to $395,360 for the bigger-ticket boats. Models with more power can hold motors up to a tremendous 3,600 horsepower, while the more modest utility models may have as low as 40 horsepower engines on them (although the average power size is 300 HP).
Why are runabout boats popular?
Runabout boats are popular for their moderate draft and average beam, characteristics that make these boats perfect for day cruising and watersports. Runabout boats are also popular boats for coastal, inshore and offshore boating.