SeaVee 430 Sport Express

Boat Tests


Builder: SeaVee


Model Year: 2011

Boat Type: Sportfisherman

Cabins 1 berth

LOA: 43'0"

Beam: 13'4"

Draft: 3'3"

Weight: 28,000 lbs. (IPS, half load)

Standard Power: 3/Mercury Marine 300-hp Verado outboards

Optional Power: Various triple and quad outboards to 1,400 total hp; 2/435-mhp Volvo Penta IPS600 diesel pod drives

Fuel Capacity: 450 gal.

Water Capacity: 100 gal.


Volvo Penta electronic steering and engine controls
Icom IC-M604 VHF
Pompanette two-person helm seat
2/Vitrifrigo fridge/freezer drawers
LED lights
5/Odyssey Schedule 31 batteries
60-amp Charles Industries battery charger
Dometic electric MSD
transom livewell (65 gal.)
transom door
105-gal. insulated fishbox w/ pumped drainage
Fireboy auto.-extinguishing system


Lofrans 1000 windlass
FLIR thermal imager
Volvo Penta EVC Sportfish Mode, Dynamic Postioning System, and trim tabs
Raymarine electronics package
9.7-kW Kohler genset
Marine Air a/c in cabin (16,000 Btus) and on bridge deck (16,000 Btus)
pull-out Kenyon two-burner induction cooktop
Pipe Designs bowrail and tower
sapele interior sole and joinerwork
Eskimo ice machine
extra fishbox w/ Dometic refrigeration
drinkbox w/ Dometic refrigeration
Rupp hydraulic outriggers
Miya Epoch electric teasers w/ handheld remote
coaming bolsters

This article originally appeared in the March 2011 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.