Hello , I know where there is an awesome used aluminum boat for sale . It is under your price range also . I have personaly fished from it and know the previous owner of the boat and he realy took care of it . It is a Sea Nemph 17' with a 50 hp Evenrude on the back . Give Mike or Steve a call at (740)-694-7774 and also , please tell them that Phil sent you . You would not be unhappy with this boat trust me .