2018 Sea Ray SDX 290

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SDX 290



When an active family loves water sports, they generally want to share their good times with friends. That's where the SDX 290 comes in. It's among the most luxurious deck boats in its class. Its deep-V hull and wide "carried-forward" beam let you seat more friends in the oversized bow and huge cockpit, yet maintain a smooth, stable ride and great handling at high speed.

  • Overall Length: 29 ft. 2 in. (8.9 m)
  • Overall Length w/Std. Integral Swim Platform: 29 ft. 2 in. (8.9 m)
  • Beam: 9 ft. (2.74 m)
  • Draft - Stern Drive Down: 39 in. (99 cm)
  • Draft - Stern Drive Up: 26 in. (66 cm)
  • Dry Weight: 6,595 lb. (2,991 kg)
  • Fuel Capacity: 85 gal. (322 L)
  • Water Capacity: 20 gal. (76 L)
  • Holding Tank - Optional: 10 gal. (37 L)
  • Deadrise: 21°
  • (MWC) Max Weight - Persons/Gear: Yacht Certified
  • Meets Applicable USCG & ABYC Standards
  • Mercury® Installation Quality Certification
  • NMMA Certification
Cockpit Features
  • Beverage Holders, Stainless Steel w/Rubber Insert
  • Carpet Liner, Snap-In
  • Cooler, Carry-On w/Designated Storage
  • Cooler, Insulated - Built-In - Bow
  • Door, Bow Block-Off - Acrylic
  • Door, Transom - Acrylic & Stainless Steel
  • Floor, Finished Fiberglass
  • Glove Box, Lockable - Helm
  • Grab Handles - Stainless Steel
  • Head Compartment, Enclosed: Includes Portable Head, Fiberglass Lockable Door, Molded Fiberglass Liner w/Non-Slip Flooring, Sink & Vanity Storage w/Solid Surface Countertop, Pullout Sprayer, Mirror, Light & Opening Portlight
  • Outlet, 12V Accessory (2) Transom Seating & Helm Storage
  • Storage, Bow In-Floor Fiberglass w/Vinyl Matting & Gas-Assisted Lid
  • Storage, Cockpit, Lockable, In-Floor Fiberglass w/Rubber Matting & Gas-Assisted Lid
  • Storage, Side Panels
  • Storage, Transom Accessible, w/Rubber Matting & Gas Assisted Hatch
  • Storage, Under Bow Seats - Fiberglass (Port & Starboard)
  • Storage, Under Helm (Starboard) w/Lighting & Lockable Door
  • Table, Cockpit w/Dedicated Storage
  • Vinyl, Marine-Grade w/Mildew & UV Protection
  • Wet Bar w/Integral Sink & Faucet
Electrical Systems
  • Battery On/Off Switch
  • Battery Tray w/Mount
  • Fuse Block
  • Wiring, Color-Coded w/Chafe Protection
Engine Compartment
  • Bilge Pump, 12V Automatic
  • Blower, 12V Bilge
  • Fire Extinguisher Discharge Port
  • Gel-Coated & Sound Insulated Engine Compartment
  • Hatch, Engine w/Gas Assist
Fuel System
  • Evaporative Emissions Fuel System
  • Fuel Lines, USCG - Type A-1
  • Fuel Tank w/Mechanical Shutoff Anti-Siphon Valve
  • Alarms, Engine - Oil & Water (Audible)
  • Dash, Soft Touch w/Vinyl-Wrapped Visor & Saddlebag
  • Horn
  • SmartCraft Digital Throttle & Shift (DTS) w/Trim Switch & Ignition Cutout Switch
  • SmartCraft® Diagnostics:; - Instrumentation, Custom Sea Ray® SmartCraft w/ Glass Lenses, Low Glare Blue Night Lighting & Chrome Bezels; - 4-in-1 Gauge (Includes: Fuel, Oil Pressure, Voltmeter, & Water Temperature); - Speedometer; - System Tachometer (Includes: Depth, Engine, Alarms/Hour Meter, Oil Pressure, Water Temp, Fuel Consumption/Usage, Trim Level, Troll Control, Voltage & Digital Speed)
  • Steering, Power-Assisted Tilt Wheel
  • Stereo, 12V AM/FM, Wireless Bluetooth™, Weatherproof Rockford Fosgate® Speakers (4) & iPod®/MP3 Functionality
  • Switch Panel w/Weatherproof Lighted Chrome Toggle Switches, Backlit
  • Tilt & Trim, Power
Hull & Deck Features
  • Bow & Stern Eyes, Stainless Steel
  • Bow Boarding Ladder - Concealed Stainless Steel Four-Step Ladder w/Integral Hatch
  • Cleats, Thru-Bolted (6), Stainless Steel w/Sea Ray Logo
  • Deck, Fuel Fill Plate - Stainless Steel
  • Drain Plug, Brass-Threaded - Garboard
  • Gel Coat, Arctic White
  • Hardware, Stainless Steel
  • Light, Navigation - Stainless Steel
  • Light, Stern - Removable
  • Portlights, Stainless Steel - Opening (2)
  • Rub Rail, White PVC w/Stainless Steel Insert
  • Ski Tow, Flush Mount
  • Storage, Anchor w/Fiberglass Hatch
  • Structural System, Fiberglass Liner
  • Ventilation System, Engine Compartment w/Stainless Steel Grills
  • Swim Platform, Integral w/Undermount Stainless Steel Four-Step Swim Ladder
  • Windshield, Tempered/Tinted Glass w/Walk-Thru & Stainless Steel Latch
Interior Color
  • Color Coordinated Vinyls w/Diamond Pattern and Accent Vinyls: Ivory (White)
  • MerCruiser 6.2L MPI ECT* Bravo III w/DTS Sterndrive (300 hp - 224 kW): *Non-catalyzed engines available for select international markets.Consult your local dealer for availability.
  • Bow w/Port & Starboard Loungers, Hinged Cushions & Fold-Down Armrests; Helm w/Convertible Backrest, Flip-up Thigh Rise and Sliding Base; Port Companion Seat, Flip-up Thigh Rise w/Convertible Backrest; Aft L-Shaped w/Hinged Port Cushions & Storage Below; Reclining Aft-Facing Transom Loungers
Underwater Gear
  • Propellers, Stainless Steel
  • Trim Tabs, Hydraulic
Water System
  • Pressure Water System:; - Pullout Sprayers (3) - Bow, Transom & Head
  • Water Tank (20 Gallon)
Propulsion Options
  • MerCruiser 6.2L MPI ECT* Bravo III w/DTS Sterndrive (350 hp - 261 kW): *Non-catalyzed engines available for select international markets. Consult your local dealer for availability.
  • MerCruiser 8.2 MAG ECT* Bravo III w/DTS Sterndrive (380 hp - 283 kW): *Non-catalyzed engines available for select international markets. Consult your local dealer for availability.
Optional Packages
  • Platinum Trim (Silver Package Plus): Cushion, Bow Filler; Head Interior Upgrade; Lighting, Indirect Blue LED - Bow & Cockpit; Lighting, Thru Hull Underwater Lights; Refrigerator - Cockpit Wet Bar (12V); Stereo, Premier Upgrade w/ Rockford Fosgate Amplifier, Subwoofer & Transom Remote Control; Table, Fiberglass - Bow w/ Dedicated Storage
  • Silver Trim: Active Trim by Mercury Marine®; Battery Charger; Battery Switch, Dual w/Second Battery Tray; Docking Lights; Fender Clip System - Quick Disconnect (6); SeaDek® Swim Platform Matting (Matches Interior Color)
Electronics Options
  • Premier Audio Upgrade (Includes: Amp & Subwoofer, Upgraded Speakers & Transom Stereo Remote)
  • Simrad GO9 (9")Touchscreen Display W/ Mercury Vessel View Link Data
  • Simrad NSS EVO3 12 (12")Touchscreen Display W/ Mercury Vessel View Link Data
  • Smart Tow Digital Speed Control
  • VHF Radio w/ Antenna
Additional Options
  • Active Trim by Mercury Marine
  • Air Compressor For Water Toys
  • Arctic White Rub Rail
  • Battery Charger 120v/60 to 12v
  • Battery Charger 220v/50 to 12v
  • Battery On/Off Switch, Dual w/Second Battery Tray
  • Black Rub Rail
  • Blue LED Lighting Package
  • C E Option Group
  • Cockpit Coolbox
  • Cockpit Electric Grill (requires Shore Power & Inverter)
  • Cockpit Refrigerator - 12v
  • Docking Lights
  • Fender Clip System - Quick Connect
  • Fire Suppression System (FM200) Automatic
  • Flagpole w/ Base & US Flag
  • Gray Water System
  • Hot Water Option
  • Inverter - 12v To 120v/60 Cycle
  • Inverter - 12v To 220v/50 Cycle
  • Macerator w/ Seacock Interlock System
  • Manual Submersible Swim Platform
  • Premium PTM Ski Mirror
  • Pump-out Head
  • Shore Power Package w/Converter & Cord - 120v/60
  • Shore Power Package w/Converter & Cord - 220v/50
  • Stainless Steel Anchor -(Only Available W/ Windlass Option)
  • Swivel Wakeboard Racks
  • Thru Hull Exhaust for MerCruiser 6.2L
  • Thru Hull Exhaust for MerCruiser 8.2L
  • Thru Hull Under Water Lights
  • Tower Speakers (2)
  • Transom Trim Switch (For Sterndrive)
  • VacuFlush Head System w/ Holding Tank
  • VacuFlush Head System w/ Direct Overboard Discharge (Int'l)
  • White LED Lighting Package
  • Windlass - Rope/Chain w/ Galvanized Anchor
Towers & Canvas Options
  • Bimini Top & Boot w/ Stainless Steel Ball & Socket Hardware
  • Black Sports Tower w/ Bimini
  • Canvas Package For Bimini Top
  • Cockpit Cover w/ Tonneau Cover
  • Full Forward Bimini Top & Boot (N/A w/ Optional Tower)
  • Mooring Cover - Available in Black Only
  • White Sports Tower w/ Bimini
Upholstery, Interior, Seating & Flooring Options
  • Bow Filler Cushion
  • Dune Cockpit Color
  • Bow Table w/Dedicated Storage
  • Infinity Woven Vinyl Cockpit Flooring
  • Head - Interior Upgrade
  • Reclining Aft facing Transom Loungers
  • Ivory Cockpit Color
  • Transom Sunpad (In-Lieu-Of Loungers)
  • SeaDek Swim Platform Matting (Matches Interior Color)
  • Upholstery, Seating & Layout
Trailer Options
  • Galvanized Trailer w/Bunks & Dual-Axle Disc Brakes
  • Galvanized Trailer w/Rollers & Dual-Axle Disc Brakes
  • Painted Trailer w/Bunks & Dual-Axle Disc Brakes
  • Painted Trailer w/Rollers & Dual-Axle Disc Brakes
Exterior Color Options
  • Gel Coat, Colored Hull Side (All Gel Colors Available)
  • Three Zone Gel Coat (Metallic Gel Available for Zone 2 or 3 Only)
  • Gel Coat, Full Hull Color (Non-Metallic Gels Only)
Not all accessories shown or described herein are standard equipment or even available as options. Some features and options may not be available when a boat is built for outside North America and/or has CE Certification. Options and features are subject to change without notice. Not all model-year boats may contain all the features or meet the specifications described herein. Confirm availability of all accessories and equipment with an authorized Sea Ray dealer prior to purchase.



Length Overall
29 ft. 2 in. (8.9 m)
9 ft. (2.74 m)
39 in. (99 cm)
Dry Weight
6,595 lb. (2,991 kg)
Fuel Capacity
85 gal. (322 L)
Max Carry Load
Yacht Certified

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