Fish Trial: SeaVee 270Z Bay Photos

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LOA 27 ft.. BEAM 9 ft. 1 in. DEADRISE 17 deg. WEIGHT 3,500 lb. (dry without power) DRAFT 1 ft. 3 in. (motor up) FUEL 100 gal. MAX POWER 450 hp BASE PRICE $104,100 w/ Mercury 300 Verado
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Twin steps on the running surface create a cushion of air to boost lift and efficiency.
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There are two livewells aboard the 270Z Bay, including a 24-gallon forward well.
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The expansive foredeck offers superb stability and enough room for three anglers to fish at one time.
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The instrument panel offers enough room for a 16-inch multifunction display.
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A tempered-glass wraparound windshield protects the helm.
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You can stow up to four rods in the rack behind the leaning-post seat.
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The SeaVee 270Z Bay accelerated from 0 to 30 mph in 9.5 seconds, and reached a top speed of 57.3 mph on test day.
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The hatch for the anchor locker on the 270Z Bay lies flat when open, which ­prevents damage to the hinges should someone lean against it in rough conditions.
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A hatch abaft the leaning post provides access to the bilge compartment.