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Types of Boats

Boat Types and Their Uses

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There are many types of boats, each designed with a specific activity in mind. Boats comes in all sizes and types; to know which one best fits your ideal boating scenario or just to learn about boats in general, take a cruise around the links below where you will learn distinguishing characteristics that set different boats apart and which boating activities are recommended for each.

Fishing Boats

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There are many types of fishing boats for both freshwater and saltwater including: bay boats, flats boats, center console and walkaround boats. Fishing boats are designed with a specific marine environment in mind such as offshore, inshore or flats fishing. Learn more about fishing boats.

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