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I Shouldn't of Sea Trialed The SeaVee 290b

Old 02-19-2019, 04:52 AM
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Unhappy I Shouldn't of Sea Trialed The SeaVee 290b

I went to the Miami Boat Show on opening day and walked all over the 29 SeaVee. I was extremely impressed with the build quality.

From Thursday Evening to Sunday night, I worked just about every hour of the day, but I just kept thinking I need to Sea Trial that boat!

So I managed to leave the office on Monday around 1 and head back down there. Luckily they were still doing sea trials, although just about the entire show was exhausted and ready to go home.

I was also lucky enough to get one of my fishing mentors, Captain Dean Panos as the driver. Off we went into the bay and I was all grins. Now I have some decisions to make.

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Old 02-19-2019, 05:00 AM
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Write that deposit check and post lots of pics.
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Old 02-19-2019, 05:03 AM
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I’m gonna take a wild guess and say you didn’t have to pay a 5k non-refundable deposit.

Boat looks great.
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You only live once as far as I know...
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Makes the Competition look mid level.
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Old 02-19-2019, 05:17 AM
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Originally Posted by rocksandblues View Post
Makes the Competition look mid level.
Wait a minute. Didn't the OP have the same exact title, on a thread that he started, for a 31 Competition? lol
No disrespect. Sea Vee is also a great boat.
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Old 02-19-2019, 05:21 AM
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What is the ballpark for twin 300s base model, modestly optioned, without electronics? Im going to guess $215K?
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Old 02-19-2019, 05:22 AM
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If you haven't looked at the 28 Whitewater you're doing yourself an injustice. And it's probably $40/50K less.
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Originally Posted by cntdr View Post
Wait a minute. Didn't the OP have the same exact title, on a thread that he started, for a 31 Competition? lol
No disrespect. Sea Vee is also a great boat.
lmao...dude has the same exact thread in another sub forum with the same video
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Originally Posted by DocHoliday View Post
What is the ballpark for twin 300s base model, modestly optioned, without electronics? Im going to guess $215K?
Twin 300's with electronics and "optioned" is around $225k. The base price bare bones with 250's is $150 from the research Ive done.
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Thanks for sharing, I enjoyed the video & your youtube content! keep up the good work! You mentioned about having another 25ft boat on order in the video, can you share what boat this is? I thought you ran a 25ft Competition and was wondering why you would purchase another 25ft boat?

The SeaVee looks like a very nice upgrade from your current 25ft Competition. I think you should pull the trigger if it meets your needs.
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Riding in the bay is not the same as a bad day on the ocean
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The other video said he's been drooling over the 29 for 5 years.
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Originally Posted by 805gregg View Post
Riding in the bay is not the same as a bad day on the ocean
Being in the ocean would have only made the decision that much more easy....The boats has an incredibly soft quiet ride when offshore.

Great choice! I can't wait for mine to go into the mold.
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Originally Posted by wghoward View Post
Being in the ocean would have only made the decision that much more easy....The boats has an incredibly soft quiet ride when offshore.

Great choice! I can't wait for mine to go into the mold.
Ha, that's the truth. Solid boat that shines in the ocean. I got there when they were about to close up shop, but I think all sea trials were in the bay this year...

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Originally Posted by swat1 View Post
If you haven't looked at the 28 Whitewater you're doing yourself an injustice. And it's probably $40/50K less.
It is a killer boat, but a 2 year wait...

When I arrived at the boat show on Thursday, the SeaVee 29 had a 7 month wait. By Monday it was up to 12 months.
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Originally Posted by danmanswag View Post
lmao...dude has the same exact thread in another sub forum with the same video
I can't do the 31 Competition mainly because of the baitwells. On that boat I would do the upgraded leaning post, so I'd lose that leaning post well.

On the SeaVee 29, you have the transom and 2 in floors.
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Originally Posted by nate22 View Post
Thanks for sharing, I enjoyed the video & your youtube content! keep up the good work! You mentioned about having another 25ft boat on order in the video, can you share what boat this is? I thought you ran a 25ft Competition and was wondering why you would purchase another 25ft boat?

The SeaVee looks like a very nice upgrade from your current 25ft Competition. I think you should pull the trigger if it meets your needs.
I put a deposit on another 25 competition a while back. Love the boat. Can't really compare it to the SeaVee as it is more than 100k cheaper.
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Ive heard of a few guys walking out with 28 contenders for around 160K. That boat probably falls somewhere in between the competition and the sea vee.
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