When you are thinking about the new Seakeeper Ride, other products on the market may come to mind. First off, the Ride product line is not a gyroscopic system like you may have seen on our larger models with the optional Seakeeper. It is designed to be installed in the same location as traditional trim tabs. However, the features of this product far outperform trim tabs and other similar self-leveling systems on the market. Traditional self-leveling trim tab systems simply don’t have the speed, technology or sensors required to stabilize. Compared to the Seakeeper Ride, those systems are slow and designed to just level the boat. Having zero capabilities when it comes to smoothing out the ride of the boat underway.
Wave motions can happen consistently or inconsistently, they can be big or small and can come from any direction. Often, these motions occur in just milliseconds. Utilizing Seakeeper Ride's proprietary software and hardware, rapid-deployment rotary blades make 100 adjustments every second to combat wave motions.
Seakeeper Ride eliminates up to 70% of underway pitch and roll motions that often cause uncomfortable pounding or slamming. The elimination of these motions contributes to increased safety and provides comfort, control and confidence to all on board.
Seakeeper Ride automatically adjusts the heeling angle of your boat during turns for more comfort, increased safety and better performance.
Seakeeper Ride uses a customized Trim Command Curve to automatically adjust the boat to match the optimal running angle at any given speed.
Seakeeper Ride never allows vessel list from movement onboard, wind, uneven load while underway and/or prop torque.
Seakeeper Ride is optimized to allow for faster acceleration that gets the boat on plane more quickly which improves fuel economy during the transition to planing. The operator never loses sight of the horizon, increasing safety for all on board.
How it works
Why it’s better
Season 1 - Episode 18
Introduction To Seakeeper Ride
In this episode of Tech Talk, Sportsman Technical Sales Rep, Jim is Introducing the latest product from Seakeeper, the Ride System. Jim will break down the basics of what this system does and how it operates.
Season 1 - Episode 19
Seakeeper Ride Basic Settings
In this episode of Tech Talk, Sportsman Regional Sales Rep, Aaron is going over the basic settings for the latest product from Seakeeper, the Ride System. Aaron goes in depth on how to adjust the basic user settings to make sure you're operating the system like a pro!
Season 1 - Episode 20
Fuel Economy & Performance With Seakeeper Ride
In this episode of Tech Talk, Sportsman Technical Sales Rep, Jim, is comparing fuel economy and performance numbers with the Seakeeper Ride system on and off. This has been a common question since the launch of this product and Jim is here to show us real world numbers. He's using these comparisons to answer all of the questions and concerns that the Ride system will cause too much drag and decrease performance.
Season 1 - Episode 33
Tech Talk - Seakeeper Ride + Gyro
In this episode of Tech Talk, Sportsman Technical Sales Rep, Chase is going over how to use your Seakeeper Ride system at the same time as your Seakeeper Gyro.
Provides power and communication between the controllers and the software module
The “brain” of the system that includes Seakeeper’s proprietary software and motion sensor
Rotary blades deploy at a rate of up to 300 mm per second, making 100 adjustments every second; enabled by power-dense rotary design that requires just 7-10 Amps for operation
Controls all motions (pitch, roll, yaw) thanks to deployment speed and proprietary control software and hardware
Predicts motion and responds instantaneously to eliminate them before they’re felt with no buttons to push nor adjustments to make, providing a boating experience you never imagined
Drivetrain is completely sealed in a dry and greased environment with no mechanical exposure to saltwater