2022 Sea Pro 320 DLX Offshore


Sea Pro 320 DLX Offshore running in the ocean
The 320 DLX serves up a nimble, sturdy ride. Courtesy Sea Pro Boats

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Overview

Details such as finished hatch lids, the massive hinges of the side boarding door, and the way that door’s folding swim ladder ($918) stores in a dedicated rack make the Sea Pro 320 DLX Offshore’s quality stand out.

Sea Pro 320 DLX Offshore bow seating
An electrically actuated table makes the bow cockpit a picnic area, a sun pad or a casting deck. Courtesy Sea Pro Boats

Interior and Accessories

The 320 DLX’s console changing room boasts a wide door, 6 feet, 2 inches of headroom, a porcelain toilet with holding tank, a sink, and a bench seat with storage, plus access to helm electronics.

The helm features a proprietary Connect boat-control system based on twin Simrad NSO19 Evo3 electronic displays. A key fob activates the system, but there’s a master switch on the dash too. 

A pair of macerated, in-sole fish boxes lie port and starboard beside the helm. Beneath and behind the helm seat, you’ll discover an 80-liter cooler on a slide, and above that is a 36-inch-wide freshwater sink with a hinged lid. Overhead, an ingenious freshwater shower flows from a stainless-steel grate. The hardtop’s aft edge and the transom each hold a five-rod rocket launcher. The gunwales hold 11 more, and two horizontal racks lie recessed into the starboard topside. A folding transom bench seats two.

Sea Pro 320 DLX Offshore helm seats
Auxiliary controls for the boat’s Connect system are located between the helm and companion seats. Courtesy Sea Pro Boats

An electrically actuated table makes the bow cockpit a picnic area, a sun pad or a casting deck. Seating is plentiful, and a built-in dry box includes twin USB chargers.

A large, finished hatch grants easy access to the boat’s batteries. In between massive gelcoated stringers sits a polished stainless-steel sea chest with two pumps feeding 30-gallon pressurized livewells in the transom corners. The sea chest minimizes the number of through-hull fittings. We found the plumbing and wiring neatly arranged.

Sea Pro 320 DLX Offshore anchor locker
Superb fit and finish is found throughout. Courtesy Sea Pro Boats

Engines

We liked the nimble, sturdy feel of the 320 DLX on a snotty day. Handling proved crisp and dry, with a soft ride from the 24.5-degree deep-V hull. The twin Yamaha 300s provided a low cruise at 28.1 mph, high cruise at 31.9 mph, and top-end of 49 mph. We liked that the 320 DLX rose onto plane easily at speeds in the midteens, suggesting a wide range of usable speeds to fit conditions. The boat also proved stable on the drift.

Sea Pro 320 DLX Offshore trim tabs
DLX trim tabs feature dual actuators. Courtesy Sea Pro Boats

How We Tested 

  • Engines: Twin 300 hp Yamaha V-6
  • Drive/Props: Outboard/15.25″ x 19″ Yamaha Saltwater II 3-blade stainless steel
  • Gear Ratio: 1.75:1 Fuel Load: 100 gal. Crew Weight: 540 lb.

High Points

  • Bilge access is laid out well, and the finish is excellent.
  • Hull proved to possess a solid feel and good maneuverability at speed.
  • Cockpit scupper system drains quickly.
  • Dry-box organizers in the bow and at the helm are ingenious storage features. 
  • It’s useful to have auxiliary controls for the boat’s Connect system between the helm and companion seats, next to the seat controls.

Low Points

  • Windshield wiper does not sweep the lower third of the windshield’s front panel.
  • Access to the stern deck means climbing over one of the two transom livewells—not an easy task in snotty seas.

Toughest Competitor

Take a look at the Sportsman Open 322 with twin Yamaha F300XSB engines. Its suggested retail is $284,130.

Pricing and Specs

Price: $341,000 (base with test power)
LOA: 32’0″
Beam: 10’4″
Draft: 1’9″ (engines up); 2’8″ (engines down)
Displacement: 8,500 lb.
Transom Deadrise: 24.5 degrees
Bridge Clearance: 11’6″
Fuel Capacity: 207 gal.
Water Capacity: 22 gal.
Max Horsepower: 800
Available Power: Twin Mercury, Suzuki or Yamaha outboards to 800 hp total

Speed, Efficiency, Operation

Sea Pro 320 DLX Offshore performance data
Sea Pro 320 DLX Offshore Certified Test Results Boating Magazine

Sea Pro Boats – Whitmire, South Carolina; 803-694-2644; seapromfg.com

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