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What are runabout boats?
Runabout boats are medium-sized, trailerable vessels generally used for on-the-water activities such as day cruising and watersports. Vessels of this kind can differ in size, with the smallest current boat listed at 13 feet in length, to the longest vessel measuring in at 36 feet, and an average length of 22 feet. These boats are constructed by a wide variety of boat builders with hull types including modified vee, deep vee, planing, sea-V2(TM) and other designs. Boat Trader currently has 1,425 runabout boats for sale, including 522 new vessels and 903 used boats, listed by both private sellers and professional boat dealers across the country.
What are the best runabout boats?
Some of the most popular manufacturers of runabout boats right now include: Sea Ray, Cobalt, Chaparral, Bayliner and Chris-Craft. These builders construct runabout boats models with inboard/outboard, inboard, outboard, outboard-4S and other propulsion systems, available in gas, diesel, electric and other fuel systems. In the past 30 days, the top, most-viewed runabout boats brands on Boat Trader were Bayliner, Chaparral, Cobalt, Crownline and Sea Ray.
How much do runabout boats cost?
Runabout boats for sale on Boat Trader are listed for a range of prices from a sensible $5,000 on the lower-cost segment all the way up to $399,000 for the most advanced boats. Models with more power can accommodate motors up to 804 horsepower, while the more modest utility models may have as low as 40 horsepower engines on them (although the average motor size is 260 HP).
Why are runabout boats popular?
Runabout boats are popular for their moderate draft and average beam, features that make these boats an ideal choice for day cruising and watersports. Runabout boats are also popular boats for coastal, inshore and offshore boating. From our current listings, the average number of passengers that runabout boats can take is 9 people with a maximum of 16. Also, with 1,425 runabout boats currently listed for sale and 347 boats added in the past 30 days, Boat Trader is confident you’ll find the boat you are looking for.