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Expert Runabout boats Reviews
What are runabout boats?
Runabout boats are medium-sized, trailerable vessels commonly used for activities such as day cruising and watersports. These types of vessels can vary in size, with the smallest current boat listed at 13 feet in length, to the longest vessel measuring in at 34 feet, and an average length of 22 feet. These boats are constructed by a wide variety of boat manufacturers with hull types including modified vee, deep vee, pontoon, sea-V2(TM) and other designs. Boat Trader currently has 2,346 runabout boats for sale, including 555 new vessels and 1,791 used boats, listed by both individual owners and professional boat dealers across the country.
What are the best runabout boats?
Some of the most iconic manufacturers of runabout boats as of today include: Sea Ray, Chaparral, Bayliner, Cobalt and Boston Whaler. 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 Chaparral, Chris-Craft, Cobalt, Glastron and Sea Ray.
How much do runabout boats cost?
Runabout boats for sale on Boat Trader are available for a variety of prices from a sensible $4,995 on the low-end all the way up to $377,820 for the most luxurious yachts. Models with more power can take motors up to 813 horsepower, while the most modest, utility models may have as modest as 40 horsepower engines on them (although the average engine size is 250 HP).
Why are runabout boats popular?
Runabout boats are popular for their moderate draft and average beam, features that make these boats well-suited 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 10 people with a maximum of 16. Also, with 2,346 runabout boats now listed for sale and 675 boats added in the past 30 days, Boat Trader is confident you’ll find the boat you are looking for.