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Bay boats are medium-sized, trailerable vessels frequently used for time-honored endeavors such as freshwater and saltwater fishing. They have a rich legacy as vessels that are sought-after due to their shallow draft and average beam, features that make these vessels exceptionally favorable for freshwater and saltwater fishing. The average number of people that can be accommodated onboard bay boats listed is 8 passengers, with a maximum capacity of 13 guests and crew. Models with more power can take motors up to 702 horsepower, while the most compact models may have as modest as 65 horsepower engines on them (although the average motor size is 250 HP).
Of the 290 bay boats for sale on YachtWorld currently, there are 160 new vessels and 130 used and custom yachts listed by professional brokerages mainly in the following countries: United States and Mexico. Over the past 30 days, there have been 57 bay boats listed for sale on YachtWorld. The average length for this type of boat is 23 feet, while they differ in size from 17 feet long for the shortest, to 35 feet for the longest listed vessel. They are constructed by a wide variety of yacht building companies and their hull types include modified vee, deep vee, flat, sea-V2(TM) and other designs.
Some of the most widely-known, masterful builders of bay boats as of today include: Sportsman, Tidewater, Sea Pro, Everglades and NauticStar. These builders construct bay boats with outboard, outboard-4S, inboard, outboard-2S and inboard/outboard propulsion systems, available in gas, diesel, electric and other fuel systems. Last month alone, the top 5 brands with the most views for bay boats on YachtWorld were Evans, Key West, Sea Fox, Shearwater and Torres.
Bay boats for sale on YachtWorld are listed in a wide swath of prices from $14,986 on the more reasonably-priced side all the way up to $266,187 for the more sophisticated yachts. Keep in mind the cost of ownership when considering your budget and the listing price of a yacht for sale.