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Brief Summary

Key Features

  • Side entry door
  • 20 gal. pitch bait livewell
  • Mezzanine fiberglass leaning post with Captain’s chairs
  • Coffin box bow lounge seat
  • Fiberglass T-top with mister system
  • Retractable transom dive ladder
  • Infinity waterproof stereo with Bluetooth and 300 watt Amp
  • Locking glove box
  • Big game tackle organizers and drawers
  • Underwater LED lights
  • Specifications

    Length Overall 29’ 9''
    9.07 m
    Beam 9’ 9''
    2.97 m
    Dry Weight 6,000 lbs.
    2,722 kg
    Tested Weight N/A
    Draft 22''
    0.56 m
    - Draft Up N/A
    - Draft Down N/A
    - Air Draft N/A
    Deadrise/Transom 21-deg.
    Max Headroom open
    Bridge Clearance N/A
    Weight Capacity N/A
    Person Capacity N/A
    Fuel Capacity 228 gal.
    863 L
    Water Capacity N/A
    Length on Trailer N/A
    Height on Trailer N/A
    Trailer Weight N/A
    Total Weight
    (Trailer, Boat, & Engine)
    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

    Std. Power Not Available
    Tested Power Currently no test numbers
    Opt. Power 2 x 300-hp Yamaha F300 XCA
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    Captain's Report

    Sea Hunt 30 Gamefish
    The Sea Hunter Gamefish 30 has an LOA of 29’9” (9.1 m) and a 9’9” (2.9m) beam, and she weighs in at 6,000 lbs. (1,814 kg) dry

    Mission Statement

    Sea Hunt’s Gamefish 30 is a center-console designed and equipped with a comprehensive standard features list to give serious offshore fishermen what they need to go after big game. She comes standard with insulated fishboxes, nearly 90 gallons of livewell capacity, dedicated tackle storage and a T-top with rocket launchers.

    Her V-bottom has 21-degrees of deadrise at the transom and 60 degrees at the bow, which also has some Carolina flair, to carve through waves and deliver a clean ride.

    Sea Hunt 30 Gamefish
    With her 9’9” (2.9m) beam, the 30 Gamefish has wide passageways on each side from bow to stern.

    Features Inspection

    The Bow. The Gamefish 30’s bow is wide open for fishing and ringed with bolsters that anglers can lean into. The first of three onboard livewells, a 20-gallon (75.7L) model for bait, is in the step up to the foredeck. All the way forward beneath a hatch are the windlass, anchor, and 300’ (91.4m) of rode, all of which come standard on the boat.

    Sea Hunt 30 Gamefish
    The pitch bait livewell in the Gamefish 30’s bow has a 20-gal (75.7L) capacity.
    Sea Hunt 30 Gamefish
    Among the noteworthy items on the Gamefish 30’s standard equipment list are the windlass that’s located in this locker in the foredeck.

    Bow Seating. The Gamefish 30 comes standard with seating on the forward side of the helm console. It has an insulated 117-gal (442L) “coffin box” to ice down the day’s catch for the return to the docks. To boost the boat’s cruising capabilities, owners can order it with bow filler cushions and removable backrests.

    Sea Hunt 30 Gamefish
    Optional backrests and filler cushions turn the bow into a comfortable place to relax for cruising.
    Sea Hunt 30 Gamefish
    This chaise-style lounge on the front of the console doubles as a coffin box.
    Sea Hunt 30 Gamefish
    True to the boat’s heavy-duty personality, the hatch for the “coffin box” locker opens on two stainless-steel gas struts and twin latches ensure that it stays closed.

    The Console. Working our way aft, there are rod racks in each gunwale and rod holders in the deck. There is tackle storage in the gunwale on the port side. A hatch in the port side of the console opens up the private head that comes standard with a China toilet with a holding tank and pumpout. We like that the compartment comes with a screened port that opens to let in fresh air.

    Sea Hunt 30 Gamefish
    This locker in the gunwale opens to access these artificial bait holders.
    Sea Hunt 30 Gamefish
    The private head has a porcelain toilet and a freshwater sink, and an adult won’t feel claustrophobic inside.

    The Helm. The 30 Gamefish’s helm comes standard with a compass, Yamaha Command Link digital instrumentation and LED position indicators for the Lenco trim tabs. The vertical section of the dash has space for two large electronics screens and the driver and co-pilot are protected by the acrylic wraparound windscreen. The T-top has overhead storage and comes standard with a mister system.

    Sea Hunt 30 Gamefish
    The Gamefish 30’s dash panel has space for two 12” (30cm) chartplotters/fishfinders.

    Leaning Post Choices. The driver and co-pilot travel leaning against what Sea Hunt calls the Mezzanine Fiberglass Leaning Post with Captain’s Chairs. It also has a built-in 40-gallon (151L) livewell in the aft-facing bench seat. Forward of the livewell, there is open storage in a locker to port and dedicated space for tackle to starboard. Options include a Bait Tank Leaning Post with Captain’s Chairs.

    Sea Hunt 30 Gamefish
    The standard leaning post has a doublewide bench seat and two cupholders on the aft side.
    Sea Hunt 30 Gamefish
    The upgraded version has split bottom cushions down low and four rod holders up top.
    Sea Hunt 30 Gamefish
    The port side of the leaning post base has open space for items like this toolbox.
    Sea Hunt 30 Gamefish
    On the starboard side there are dedicated drawers for tackle and lure storage.
    Sea Hunt 30 Gamefish
    The leaning post livewell has a 40-gallon (151L) capacity in two compartments to keep species separated.
    Sea Hunt 30 Gamefish
    This one of the optional leaning posts. It has a livewell aft and a foldup bolster that the driver and co-pilot can lean against when underway.
    Sea Hunt 30 Gamefish
    This optional leaning post comes with a livewell, sink, tool rack, and four rod holders.

    Aft Cockpit. A feature on the Gamefish 30 that will appeal to divers and anglers is the side entry door to port in the aft cockpit. For cruising, there’s a foldaway aft bench seat. To starboard, a transom gate provides access to the stern where there is walking space forward of the motors and a boarding ladder and freshwater shower to starboard. Outboard to port is the aft 27-gallon (102L) livewell and across the stern is the 60-gallon (227L) fishbox.

    Sea Hunt 30 Gamefish
    The aft seat folds out of the way to improve fishing space, and the hatch in the walkway opens a small storage compartment.
    Sea Hunt 30 Gamefish
    This freshwater shower aft to starboard makes cleanups quick and easy.
    Sea Hunt 30 Gamefish
    The aft fishbox has plenty of space for the day’s catch and the adjacent livewell means anglers can re-bait quickly when the fish are biting.
    Sea Hunt 30 Gamefish
    This hatch in the aft cockpit sole lets owners check on livewell pumps and other mechanical accessories.

    Power and Performance. Sea Hunt partners with Yamaha for power on its boats. We haven’t tested the Gamefish 300, but Yamaha technicians ran it with a pair of 300-hp Yamaha F300XCA four-stroke outboards. Turning a pair of 15” x 20” Yamaha Saltwater Series II-SDS three-blade stainless steel propellers through a 1.75:1 reduction, they reportedly saw a top speed of 59 mph at 5950 rpm and burned 51.4 gph. Best cruise came at 3000 rpm where the boat ran 27.3 mph and burned 12.7 gph, according to the engine maker. She planned in 3.8 seconds and reached 30 mph in 5.6 seconds, they say.

    Sea Hunt 30 Gamefish
    Twin 300-hp Yamaha four-stroke outboards push the Gamefish 30 to a top speed of 59 mph.

    Warranty . One year from the date of delivery and 10 year limited hull warranty.

    Options to Consider.

    • •T-top spray shield
    • •T-top Gull Wings
    • •Lenco Autoglide trim system w/electronics
    • •Console cover
    • •Leaning post cover
    • •Console seat cover
    • •Side entry door ladder
    • •Simrad NSS EVO2 Dual 12” with VHF radio
    • •Bait tank leaning post with 30-gallon livewell and captain’s chair
      • Sea Hunt 30 Gamefish
        Among the items on the Gamefish 300’s standard features list are the LED blue cockpit lights.

        Observations

        The Gamefish 30 is for a no-nonsense fisherman who doesn’t want to haggle over every little optional accessory. She has a comprehensive standard features list that makes her ready to fish.

        Here 9’9” beam limits her appeal for trailering somewhat, but in most states, a permit is not hard to get, and in some states, one is not needed. She could also be a good choice as a tow-behind tender for a yacht owner who likes to fish.

        Standard and Optional Features

        Marine Electronics

        Autopilot Optional
        GPS/Chart Optional
        VHF Radio Optional

        Systems

        CD Stereo Standard
        Head: Fixed Standard
        Trim Tabs Standard
        Windlass Standard

        Exterior Features

        Hardtop Optional
        Swim Ladder Standard
        Side Door Standard

        Warranty

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