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SeaVee 390
SeaVee 390

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Significant bow flare, a fine forefoot, and a 39-foot LOA give the Sea Vee 390 all the tools to confidently handle rough water and keep sea spray at bay.

Key Features

  • 65-gallon livewell
  • Side door with Swim ladder
  • 40-gallon storage locker with lift-out bucket
  • Custom tackle station
  • Port and starboard retractable jump seats
  • Insulated 160-gallon fishbox
  • Console with head and shower

Specifications

SeaVee 390 Specifications
Length Overall 39' 0'' Dry Weight 9,200 lbs.
Beam 11' 0'' Tested Weight N/A
Draft N/A Fuel Cap 570 gal.
Deadrise/Transom 22.5 deg. Water Cap 46 gal.
Max Headroom open Bridge Clearance N/A
Prices, features, designs, and equipment are subject to change. Please see your local dealer or visit the builder's website for the latest information available on this boat model.

Engine Options

SeaVee 390Engine options
Std. Power
Tested Power 4 x 300-hp Mercury Verado Outboards
Opt. Power

SeaVee 390 Photo Gallery

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SeaVee 390

SeaVee 390

SeaVee 390 Captain's Report

Details, Details, Details

By Chris Landry

Many times you can rank the quality of a boat by examining a single component—a hatch lid, the helm wiring, or the joinery in the cabin, for instance. On large fishing boats like the new Sea Vee 390 center console, the fishboxes (their design, construction, and fit and finish) indicate the class of boat. The lids should shut tightly. Stainless steel lifts should help you raise and lower the lids. Either the lids or the perimeter of the hatch should be gasketed to keep out water. Finally, a deep gutter with an overboard drain should rim the hatch opening. The Sea Vee 390 meets the mark in all of these areas. The boat successfully executes it dual purpose as a fishing/day-cruising platform.

Center consoles intended for both day-cruising and fishing are often filled with compromises that hinder the execution of these two purposes. For instance, foredeck seating on many big center consoles gobbles up precious fishing real estate forward. And center consoles with large casting decks lack the seating to make the family happy on day trips.

Thinking Out of the Fish Box

Sea Vee has come up with an effective way to handle this impasse—foldaway bow seats. These seats are recessed in the gunwale while not in use. They utilize beefy stainless hardware. Pulling them into and out of position requires some muscle, but the idea works. Similar recessed seats can be found in the aft corners of the transom, as well. The other enticing feature that makes day-cruising more comfortable is a pneumatic system that actuates the head door. The same system powers the forward fish box lid.

This boat can also be used as a dive boat. It comes with a hull-side dive door with a fold-down ladder. The door does not fold down into the water to act as a ladder. Drawbacks to this approach include the weight of the water upon retrieval.

Power for the Glory

The 390 can be rigged with triple or quad outboards. We tested one with four 300-hp Mercury Verados. The ride was impressive. The boat ignored the 2-foot chop as we ripped up the water at 50 knots. The boat would likely charge through much rougher stuff with its significant deadrise from stem to stern. The test boat’s best mileage—about 1 nautical mile to the gallon—came at 3500 rpm, where the Verados pushed the vessel to 32.4 knots. The boat has a range of 600 nautical miles at this rpm setting.

Fishy Stuff

The 390 is packed with all the fishing features—rod holders, fishboxes, livewells—you’d expect. A 65-gallon transom livewell is standard. The screws that secured the stainless livewell lid on the boat we tested had come loose. Anglers will enjoy the added balance of toe kick space all around the cockpit.

The Sea Vee 390 with standard power (triple 275-hp Verados) retails for $257,000. Our test boat, which was outfitted with a full electronics package and all the bells and whistles, carries a price of $300,000.

SeaVee 390 Test Result Highlights

  • Top speed for the SeaVee 390 is 64.7 mph (104.1 kph), burning 118.6 gallons per hour (gph) or 448.9 liters per hour (lph).

  • Best cruise for the SeaVee 390 is 37.3 mph (60 kph), and the boat gets 1.17 miles per gallon (mpg) or 0.5 kilometers per liter (kpl), giving the boat a cruising range of 601 miles (967.22 kilometers).

  • Tested power is 4 x 300-hp Mercury Verado Outboards.
For complete test results including fuel consumption, range and sound levels
go to our Test Results section.

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Standard and Optional Equipment

SeaVee 390 Standard and Optional Equipment

Standard = Standard Optional = Optional

SeaVee 390 Warranty

SeaVee 390 Warranty Information
Warranties change from time to time. While BoatTEST.com has tried to ensure the most up-to-date warranty offered by each builder, it does not guarantee the accuracies of the information presented below. Please check with the boat builder or your local dealer before you buy any boat.

Full Warranty Information on this brand coming soon!

SeaVee 390 Price

SeaVee 390 Price
Pricing Range $300,000.00
Prices, features, designs, and equipment are subject to change. Please see your local dealer or visit the builder's website for the latest information available on this boat model.

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