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SE Sport 300 Hydrofoil, Fits Engines Over 40 HP

Item # 28983
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Key Features

  • Eliminates the downturned trailing edge

  • Produce improved thrust for quick plane

  • Mounting hardware included

  • Fits engines over 40 HP


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Product Description
The narrow streamline shape of the SE Sport Hydrofoil provides quick, precise control. The unique design eliminates the downturned trailing edge and cupped underside so there's no drag. Patented Turbo Trac's crescent shape and control tips produce improved thrust for quick plane at lower speeds, you'll experience great control and fuel savings even when towing skiers, tubes, and boards. Stainless steel mounting hardware included. 14.5" x 17".

Application Notes:
All outboards and sterndrives 40 HP and higher. For Volvo SX-A, DPS, DPR, DPH series and the Volvo 280 and 290 series, longer bolts and 1" fender washers are required. Will fit under Volvo's top-mounted anode by reversing the anode to wide-end forward. Not recommended for Volvo Ocean series XDP.
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by PowerReviews
Sport MarineSE Sport 300 Hydrofoil, Fits Engines Over 40 HP
 
4.4

(based on 118 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (72)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (37)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (4)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (76)
  • Well built / quality (68)
  • Attractive (67)
  • Easy to use (62)
  • Good performance (14)

Cons

  • Difficult to install (5)
  • Poor design (3)

Best Uses

  • Small boats (49)
  • Large boats (37)
  • Personal watercraft (12)
  • Pontoon boats (12)
  • Personal crafts (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual/ recreational (51), Advanced (36), Recreational (27)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (71)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Improve boat performance

I did a lot of research before buying and I picked the SE Sport 300 Hydrofoil because it seemed to have the best reviews from what I could find. I found that some people...Read complete review

I did a lot of research before buying and I picked the SE Sport 300 Hydrofoil because it seemed to have the best reviews from what I could find. I found that some people do not like hydrofoils and many more think that they are great.

In considering a hydrofoil to improve something about your boats performance we should keep in mind that these add on devices are to make up for deficiencies in our hulls design. It is the law of physics that when you improve in one area you will usually lose in another.

From what I have read self adjusting trim tabs should work better but there is no place to install them on my boat because of the way the hull is designed.

I wanted something to stop my boat from porpoising and I was hoping to increase fuel economy as so many of the reviews that I read said that it would. The Sport 300 corrected both of the problems. My boat seems to now be about 2 mph slower at full throttle so the hydrofoil did cut my top speed. At the same time it increased fuel economy by 40%. I would have never believed it possible. I can accept that trade since I normally do not want to run at full throttle anyway. Another benefit is that I can now make sharp high speed turns without a cavitation problem. I can also now keep it on plane at a slower speed than I could have before without the hydrofoil.

The fuel consumption is based on the amount of fuel used to travel the same distance with the Hydrofoil installed as it was without it. All other variables being the same on a lake. With my boat, once on plane fuel economy seems to be about the same at slow speed or at high speed.

My boat is a 16' open bow runabout with a 110 HP Evinrude outboard motor. Total listed empty weight of the hull and motor is 1520 pounds.

If you are trying to figure out if a hydrofoil could help with the performance of your boat. I hope that this will help you. With the high price of gas at the fuel dock the Hydrofoil 300 has already paid for itself in the first five uses of the boat. I think that it would also improve a boats performance that did not have a problem to correct.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

No noticeable advantage

The Bad:
I have a 20 ft bass boat with a Johnson 150 on the back, I didn't gain any advantage out of the hole. The prop still blows out if I...Read complete review

The Bad:
I have a 20 ft bass boat with a Johnson 150 on the back, I didn't gain any advantage out of the hole. The prop still blows out if I get too aggressive with the throttle and I didn't gain any time to get on plane. To top it all off, I lost about 5 mph on the top end... too bad.

The Good:
The foil did make a noted difference in my turning radius and crispness of response. It was suprememly easy to install and seems to be very well made. I haven't used it long enough to be able to vouch for any efficiency increases.

The Summary:
This product seems like it would be a fantastic purchase for someone who may have bought too much boat for their first time. It tightens up the steering control and in my experience brings the top end down just a touch. Stability and forgiveness... not a bad deal on the water.

Reviewed by 118 customers

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

SE SPORT 300 HYDROFOIL

By Gary

from Minnesota

About Me Advanced

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Easy To Install
  • Easy To Use
  • Quality Construction

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Personal Watercraft

    Comments about Sport Marine SE Sport 300 Hydrofoil, Fits Engines Over 40 HP:

    Very easy to install and it does everything the makers say it will do.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Best Hydrofoil ever

    By Redfishx2

    from Louisiana

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Easy To Install
    • Easy To Use
    • Quality Construction

    Cons

    • None

    Best Uses

    • Small Boats

    Comments about Sport Marine SE Sport 300 Hydrofoil, Fits Engines Over 40 HP:

    My boat mechanic told me to put this brand on and he was so correct.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    great product

    By js

    from miami fl.

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Easy To Install
    • Easy To Use
    • Quality Construction

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Sport Marine SE Sport 300 Hydrofoil, Fits Engines Over 40 HP:

        Very simple instructions, easy to understand and easy to use and install.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        outstanding product

        By Grim

        from Sterlington ,LA

        About Me Advanced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Easy To Install
        • Easy To Use
        • Quality Construction

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Large Boats
          • Pontoon Boats
          • Small Boats

          Comments about Sport Marine SE Sport 300 Hydrofoil, Fits Engines Over 40 HP:

          I bought this product for my 20ft pontoon boat ant it is awesome. I ant Bragg about it enough, it does everything it says it's going to do. I was hanging trouble with the boat getting out of the water witha few extra people on it and now it has no problems at all. I would highly recommend this product.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          I LOVE this thing!

          By JimmyB

          from Southern, IL

          About Me Casual/ Recreational

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Better Turning
          • Easy To Install
          • Easy To Use
          • Improves Hole Shot
          • Quality Construction
          • Reduced Porpoising

          Cons

          • Drop In Top Speed

          Best Uses

          • Large Boats
          • Small Boats

          Comments about Sport Marine SE Sport 300 Hydrofoil, Fits Engines Over 40 HP:

          I absolutely love this hydrofoil! I have a 1994 4.3L V6 chaparral 1830 SST 18' bowrider and I was having problems getting out of the hole when I had more than 3 people in the boat. It was fine with just me and another friend, but any more weight and it was just too under powered and I would always have to sit people up front just to plain out. So I read the reviews on this hydrofoil and figured it could only help, if anything. Went out on the lake a few weeks back and tested the boat without the foil and 6 people on board. Then pulled it out of the water and installed the foil. (With a cordless drill, I did it at the dock in about 15 minutes) Then I took it back out on the same lake, with the same people, under the same conditions. What a difference!! My hole shot improved dramatically, it virtually eliminated porpoising, and my turns were much tighter. I did notice then, as well as a few times later where I've taken it out with just me in the boat, that I lost about 2 mph off my top speed. However that isn't even close to being a concern when I look at the vast improvements it made in the other areas that my boat lacked. I don't know why boat makers don't make this standard equipment. If there's any question about this product, buy it! You won't be disappointed.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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