Length w/ Pulpit:
A heavily built boat, the Hydra-Sports 3100 (called the 2800 Sportfish in 199295; 3100 Sportfish in 199698) combines the fishabilty of a large cockpit with the cruising comforts of a well-appointed interior. Hull construction is solid fiberglass, and a wide 10'7"" beam results in a large cockpit for a boat this size with room for several anglers. Styling was a selling point when the 2800 was introduced in 1992integrated swim platforms were just becoming popular in those days. Standard features include a molded bow pulpit with roller, anchor locker, integrated swim platform, boarding ladder, transom livewell, bait prep station, lift-out fish box, tackle storage, raw-water washdown, cockpit bolsters, rod storage racks, folding transom seat, opening ports with screens (4), gunnel rod holders, trim tabs, cockpit lights, Pompanette helm chairs, and transom door. Wide walkways around the cabin provide good access to the bow area. Below deck, the midcabin interior of the Hydra-Sports 2800/3100 includes a full-service galley, rod storage racks, enclosed head with shower, and convertible dinette/V-berth forward. About 40 knots top with twin Yamaha 225s.
Overview Appealing offshore express with generous beam combines roomy fishing cockpit with well-equipped cabin, smooth-running hull.
Features Standard cockpit amenities include transom livewell, lift-out fishboxes, tackle storage, raw-water washdown, bolster pads, rod storage racks, transom door. Surprisingly roomy cabin with midberth aft, full-feature galley, enclosed head with shower sleeps four.
Comments Wide side decks are a plus. Called 2800 SF in 199295; 3100 SF in 199698.
Performance Over 40 knots top with twin 225s.