Sea Born Announces New Center Console for Families Who Love to Fish
(Blackshear, Georgia) Composite Research Inc. announces the addition of the all-new, LX26 Center Console. The new model, which debuted last month in boat shows in Boston and Miami is a twenty-six-footer and the largest of four vessels in the company’s LX series. According to company officials, every boat within that series successfully merges family-centric features with fishing readiness.
“Sea Born owners spend as much time cruising and sandbar hopping as they do fishing. Knowing that before we started building the LX26 really helped us to create a boat that serves multiple roles while offering a buyer a ton a value. As of today, the LX24 is our top-selling model, but based on early orders from our dealers and the response we’ve already seen from buyers at just a few boat shows, the LX26 could easily be our new number one.” states Wally Bell president of CRI.
In years past, boat buyers have many times been forced to make considerable sacrifices limiting the ability of their new boat to a singular purpose. Sea Born claims to have overcome this shortfall by ensuring multi-function, must-have features with every model bearing their name. Likewise, they claim that they, unlike other builders, are “ecstatic” to educate first-time buyers by removing the mystery that often surrounds the purchase of a new boat.
“Purchasing a Sea Born is pretty simple. You pick the boat you want based on your needs. Pick a trim package and then link up with a local dealer.” Bell continues.
Bell’s comments are about his company’s conscious choice to package its models as well as their respective options in a familiar, car-like offering. The company feels this not only reduces confusion but also allows would-be buyers to make easier comparisons as they compare brands.
“We shopped for months for our boat. The most frustrating part of the process was all the ‘internet pricing’ that’s just never obtainable. It was so frustrating to learn that when we made a side-by-side comparison, many of the brands advertised low prices, but the boats were stripped down shells. We appreciated the easiness of Sea Born.” says Anna Miller of coastal Georgia.
Far from base models, standard features of the LX26 include an easy-boarding, port-side dive door, multiple charging ports, in-console head, LED lighting throughout, along with convenient passenger grab rails for improved safety. From the helm, the pilot and co-pilot will appreciate the two-position leaning post when standing, but as the need arises, the unit easily converts to a captain’s style chair with backrest. On the console, there’s an endless array of information via two glass-mounted, multi-function displays. Other notables include on-console toggle switches, a phone-saving dash pad, and a large shade-providing hardtop with overhead storage.
On the fishing end, the LX26 provides a taller sidewall than Sea Born’s bay boats, giving it big-boat energy allowing owners to run offshore or near shore. At the bow, there’s an anchor pulpit and chain, ideal for keeping the boat steady over a wreck or reef. But as with any craft, storage is always at a premium, except for the LX26, which supplies more-than-ample gear and tackle bins, under-and-in-gunwale rod holders, and a rounded port-side aerated baitwell.
About Composite Research:
Sea Born, one of the fastest-growing saltwater fiberglass brands in the marine industry, builds center consoles, bay boats, and offshore vessels ranging from twenty-one to twenty-eight feet in length. Located in Blackshear, Georgia, with a staff complement of seventy-five plus employees, the company is a privately owned, twenty-seven-year-old builder with models being exclusively distributed through a network of marine dealers spanning the southeast, northeast, Gulf States and Texas.