• Published:August 27, 2019
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Small boats roll a lot more than large ones.

With the goal to stabilize every boat on the water, Seakeeper, the leader in marine stabilization, is taking large strides to make that goal a reality.
There is no one-size-fits-all guide to stabilization, but one thing is certain, the smaller the boat, the more affected it is by wave and weather conditions.




Seakeeper recognizes the smaller boat sector is unique and its stabilization needs are as well. Therefore, the company is committed to adding new products, improving current products, and creating tools specifically for small boat sizing. Seakeeper recently made a few announcements that will impact small boats.

NEW PRICE

Thanks to new software developments allowing for enhanced performance, the size range for the Seakeeper 2 has been expanded to include boats up to 35 feet (10.5 meters) and the retail price has been adjusted to $19,900 (reduced from $22,700). This represents a 10 percent increase in the Seakeeper 2 target boat size and a 12 percent decrease in the model’s retail price. Now all boat owners can enjoy the comfort of Seakeeper stabilization.

Using real sea trial results, Seakeeper created the new Small Boat Sizing Guide to enable customers to select the Seakeeper model that best fits their boat and how they plan to use it. When two comparable Seakeeper models are available, such as the Seakeeper 2 and Seakeeper 3, the Small Boat Sizing Guide will assist users in selecting the best Seakeeper model for them based on how they use their boat.

Seakeeper has also made changes to the Seakeeper 5. The new-and-improved Seakeeper 5 is back in the Seakeeper lineup and aims to better segment the market of boats in the 40- to 49-foot size range. The Seakeeper 5 won’t be the same unit that existed in the past. It will implement all the improvements made to the current Seakeeper 6, leveraging the current design, weight, envelope and footprint, but offered at a lower price of $38,900 and is ideal for boats ranging from 40 to 45 feet. Between the Seakeeper 5 and the Seakeeper 6, which is now installed on more than 35 percent of new boats from 40 to 49 feet, customers will get more freedom to choose what best suits their needs.

“The small boat market is so diverse, and the way people use their small boats can vary drastically,” said Seakeeper President & CEO Andrew Semprevivo. “We want to give boat owners options when it comes to stabilization so they’re able to choose a Seakeeper option that is best for them, their boat, and how they use it.”

Founded in 2003 by a successful entrepreneur and a naval architect, Seakeeper is the global leader in marine stabilization. The company’s innovative technology has changed the boating experience for boaters around the world by eliminating up to 95 percent of all boat roll, the rocking motion that causes seasickness, fatigue and anxiety. Since selling the first Seakeeper in 2008, the company has developed a growing catalog of models for an expanding range of boat sizes. Based in California, Maryland, Seakeeper employs more than 200 people globally. For more information visit Seakeeper.com.

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