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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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sport_marine 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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Sport MarineSE Sport 300 Hydrofoil, Fits Engines Over 40 HP
 
4.5

(based on 120 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (73)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (38)

  • 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 (16)

Cons

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

Best Uses

  • Small boats (50)
  • Large boats (38)
  • Personal watercraft (12)
  • Pontoon boats (12)
  • Personal crafts (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual/ recreational (52), Advanced (37), Recreational (27)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (73)

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.

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5.0

I'd buy it again

By Schmidty Kid

from 10,000 Lakes, Minnesota

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good Performance
  • Reliable
  • Weather Resistant

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Large Boats
    • Small Boats

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

    Did just what the product said it would. Installed on a Mercury 115 4 stroke in about 20 minutes. Drilled holes and attached. May want to get longer steel bolts as the ones sent just barely make it.
    Put the boat in the water and the front of the boat planed nicely. Before attaching the "fin" it took a half mile to get it to plane off.
    Lost no top speed. In fact it increased top speed by about 10 mph.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    (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

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            • Q:

              I have a Tahoe 195 w/4.3 alpha one. How much, if any will the hydrofoil change the the top end speed (+/-)?
              Asked on 5/3/2015 by tuna

              1 answer

              • Staff Reviewer

                A:

                Hello Tuna,

                There is not supposed to be hardly any change when installing the SE Sport 300 Hydrofoil. I have heard from several customers and some had no change and others lost 1 to 2 MPH.

                Thank you,
                Steve

                Answered on 5/4/2015 by Anonymous
            • Q:

              Heavy boat, 1984 20ft Cruisers Inc. Holiday 20 3.8 liter V6. OMC 800 Stringer outdrive. Will SE Sport 300 Hydrofoil fit this outdrive? Thanks, Paul
              Asked on 3/15/2015 by Paul from Prattville, AL

              1 answer

              • Staff Reviewer

                A:

                Hello Paul,

                Yes. The SE Sport 300 will fit your application.

                Thank you,
                Steve

                Answered on 3/16/2015 by Anonymous
            • Q:

              I have a 23 ft. with a Bravo 1 drive....will this fit on it and will it help with plane and speed hop at 60.
              Asked on 7/15/2014 by iceroper

              1 answer

              • Staff Reviewer

                A:

                Hello Iceroper,

                Yes. The SE Sport 300 will fit your application. It should also help with getting on plane quicker and improve your speed hopping.

                Thank you,
                Steve

                Answered on 7/16/2014 by Anonymous
            • Q:

              will this work on a Mercruiser Alpha 1 model(regal 1900 lsr)
              Asked on 3/26/2014 by mike from flora, IN

              1 answer

              • Staff Reviewer

                A:

                Hello Mike,

                Yes. The SE Sport 300 Hydrofoil will fit on your Mercruiser Alpha I.

                Thank you,
                Steve

                Answered on 3/27/2014 by Anonymous
            • Q:

              well this producf be good for my 140hp mercruiser
              Asked on 7/6/2012 by burr

              0 answers

            • Q:

              Will the se300 work on a bravo 3 twin prop
              Asked on 6/21/2012 by Anonymous

              1 answer

              • Staff Reviewer

                A:

                Without the clip it will work

                Answered on 10/2/2012 by Justin from Overton's
            • Q:

              will this fit my 50 hp merc 4 stroke
              Asked on 6/5/2012 by Anonymous

              1 answer

              • A:

                Yes it will work, but is more than you would need in overall dimensions

                Answered on 5/23/2013 by J.T. from Salem, VA
            • Q:

              I have a 89 yamaha 150 pro V will it fit with out the sport clip adjuster are do i got to buy the clip adjuster too
              Asked on 5/6/2012 by jeff from palestine TX

              1 answer

              • Staff Reviewer

                A:

                The sport clip allows you to install the hydrofoil without drilling any holes. If you choose to not use the clip then you are also choosing to drill holes in your caviataion plate.

                Answered on 10/1/2012 by Justin from Overton's
            • Q:

              i have a 20 6 seapro citation with a 190 horse v6 volvo penta will this product fit
              Asked on 1/12/2011 by Anonymous

              1 answer

              • Staff Reviewer

                A:

                Yes, this should work fine.

                Answered on 2/15/2011 by Bryant from Tech
            • Q:

              What material is it made out of? Plastic or some kind of polymer blend?
              Asked on 7/19/2010 by Trypnotic1 from Illinois

              0 answers

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