Aristocraft Torpedo Mahogany Barrelback Runabout
Typically characterized as “runabouts”, these boats have individual cockpits for their seating areas. typically boats less than 20 feet will have two cockpits.
They may be together, forward of the engine compartment, or split, one ahead of and one behind the engine compartment. Boats over 20 feet often have thee cockpits and are referred to as “triple cockpit” runabouts.
They also have full decks with the engine compartment under hatches. These types of boats were produced in smaller quantities than other types, such as utilities.
They were generally more expensive to buy and often had higher quality than lesser models. They also have better aesthetics due to the cockpit design. As a result, they command higher prices than utility models.