New boats: Sea Jay 520 Velocity Sports


New-look hulls from Queensland-based aluminium fishing boats builder Sea Jay have found their way onto a range of new boats.

New boats: Sea Jay 520 Velocity Sports
The aluminium hull on the Sea Jay 520 Velocity Sports was designed with 3D performance-modelling software.

Sea Jay Boats has announced the release of its innovative Samurai Hull boat design, aimed at improving both economy and ride.

The Bundaberg-based aluminium fishing boat specialist has developed the Samurai Hull using 3D performance-modelling software and it will feature on a number of new Sea Jay models such as the Vision centre console and Velocity sportsboat range.

The Samurai Hull hinges upon an increased variable deadrise that forms a sharper entry, which in turn improves the ride and cuts through unruly chop.

Waterline width has also been increased, creating a larger surface area for lift onto the plane and higher top end speeds.

This new hull is further said to deliver more economical performance, while new-look reverse chines create a dry boating experience by turning down spray.

The New boats: Sea Jay 520 Velocity Sports shown above is one of the first models to boast this Samurai Hull,  with a sleek raised sheerline disguising higher (and safer) topsides, above those wide reverse chines.

There are three models in the Sea Jay Velocity range; the New boats: Sea Jay 520 Velocity Sports, plus a 4.2m model and a 5.5m model, each with 3mm plate sides and 4mm hulls, plus a capped keel and welded strakes.

The Sea Jay 520 Velocity Sports features a high forward casting deck with storage below, including ice boxes and tackle lockers.

There are also a raft of inclusions as standard: plumbed bait tank, boarding ladder, dive door, trolling motor plate and underfloor flotation.

This model can be fitted with a side console or centre console positioned towards the rear, and all Velocity boats by Sea Jay include the Ultimate Edge Transom (storage space, large boarding platform and rails).

 

SEA JAY 520 VELOCITY SPORTS SPECIFICATIONS

TYPE Console aluminium fishing boat

LENGTH 5.3m

BEAM 2.4m

PEOPLE 5

FUEL 150lt

WEIGHT 575kg approx.

REC. HP 90

MAX. HP 115

 


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