If your referring to the deep V Express twin OB Southport that has just came out this year, they are excellent boats. I'd put them against any other OB Express on the market, they are hardcore fishing machines with an excellent ride, very stable on the drift, and extremely well made.
they're customers have been asking them for a bigger boat, so they finally are getting one without going to big, if I had the money I'd buy one. Probably put 300hp Suzuki's or Yamahas and that would be a bad ass fishing boat for inshore and offshore, I'd like to see one, probably dureing the winter indoor boat shows they'll have one there.
I appreciate the information but a newer one is well out of our price range, I just was letting this guy know what I thought about them, I definetly would love to own one, thank's.very much for the information.
N4061- I'm not sure if your still looking for info on the SP 30, I used to work for Doug and Sharon while I was in high school and helped in various aspects of build on a few 30's. They were originally designed and built by David Nutt of Boothbay Harbor, untill Doug purchased the business in the early 90's. Doug is very nice guy to deal with, he's a naval architect. They havent built one in some time, what with the market where its at, but FWIW, they are a great boat for what their made for. they are really a beautiful boat, extremely quiet and smooth with Yanmar power. Handle great too. But if running to jeffries or cashes to go tuna'ring is your thing I'd probably look elsewhere. Its just more of a pleasure cruiser, or "take the wife out for a nice afternoon kinda boat." I'm quite familiar with the boat so if you have any questions shoot me a pm
Sam, thank you for your post. After many months of researching Downeast style boats and talking with some great people we have decided to take a different direction for our next boat. I'm designing the boat myself at this time and hope to work with a builder that has a proven hull that should work well for our planned coastal cruising use. I will keep out progress posted here after we launch the build in 2013.