The Runabout Boat - Collective Fun for the Whole Family

Consider the runabout a small, speedy, and fun family boat with multiple levels of usage from going out to fish, doing some water towing sports, or cruising around to local water accessible locations. These boats can offer surprising maneuverability and power depending on the engine its outfitted with. You can identify a runabout boat compared to other similar boats, like a deck boat, by their open bow design with seating, as well as having a walk-through windshield that adds even more seating. These versatile boats offering attractive comfort, simplicity, and affordability can be a highly entertaining entry into the boating lifestyle for you and your family.

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Runabout boat common features:

  • Can seat 4 to 8 passengers
  • Boat length 16 to 28-ft
  • Powered sterndrive, or outboard engine
  • Ease of transport

Common runabout boat types:

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