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Sea Ray SPX 210 Outboard (2024-)

Brief Summary

The new Sea Ray SPX 210 is the most affordable boat in the venerable brand's line. Yet, she retains many premium features including soft non-slip decking, convertible two-tone seating, digital dash with a standard 7" (17.78 cm) Simrad® touchscreen display and SmartCraft® Connect for intuitive engine monitoring that her more expensive siblings have. We think she is an ideal entry-level boat for people ready to discover that life is better on a boat.           


Length Overall 23' 11"
7.29 m
Beam 8' 6"
2.59 m
Dry Weight 3,470 lbs.
1,574 kg
Draft Up 15"
38 cm
Draft Down 31"
79 cm
Deadrise/Transom 19 deg
Bridge Clearance 4' 10"
1.47 m w/o tower
Person Capacity 12
Fuel Capacity 37 gallons
140 L

Engine Options

Std. Power 1 x 150-hp Mercury FourStroke Outboard

Captain's Report

Sea Ray SPX 210 Outboard

by Capt. Ken Kreisler

Sea Ray SPX 210 OB running

Whether out for a family cruise, or getting some in-your-face water sports taken care of, the Sea Ray SPX 210 Outboard is all about excitement.


The Sea Ray SPX 210 Outboard combines sporty styling and performance along with supplying exciting on-water fun. She is part of a lineup of purpose-built and designed, spirited, easy-to-drive boats.

Key Features

  • Helm-equipped Digital Dash, including a 7" Simrad® NSX® touchscreen display and Mercury SmartCraft® Connect for intuitive engine monitoring. 
  • A full-sized locker compartment in the cockpit floor stores skis, boards, life jackets and other items when not in use.
  • The transom sunpad offers a supportive backrest.
  • Self-bailing cockpit.
  • Fusion® Audio System featuring AM/FM stereo (helm), Bluetooth, Digital Signal Processing (DSP), WiFi audio streaming with Apple AirPlay®2 and a pair of 6.5" XS Series speakers.

Notable Options

  • Mercury 150-hp four-stroke outboard.
  • Power-assisted steering with tilt wheel.
  • 5,000-lb. capacity tandem-axle galvanized trailer, brakes, tandem-axle free-backing hydraulic surge disc, swing-away with swivel tongue jack.
  • Bundle packages include Comfort with bow filler cushions and backrest, Entertainment with Fusion® Premier audio system upgrade and Essentials with cockpit and tonneau covers, four quick connect fender clips and SeaDek® swim platform flooring.
  • Exterior hull colors include onyx black, horizon grey, Sea Ray blue and rally red.
  • Water sports tower and integrated Bimini.
  • Dual battery switch.
  • Removable ski tow pylon.

Sea Ray 210 SPX OB layout

Don't let her 23-foot length belie the amount of seating and storage areas aboqrd as Sea Ray has made sure both these important features are well taken care of.

Boat Inspection

The reimagined and updated SPX 210 Outboard, showing off her rakish and sporty exterior, is designed for family fun in the sun and has loads of standard features to easily achieve that goal. In addition, there is a long list of luxury options to choose from.


Starting aft, and even with the 150-hp Mercury standard outboard, the integral swim platform still has plenty of room to move about while supplying space for use in numerous on-water activities.

Sea Ray 210 SPX OB platform

There is plenty of room on which to move about, and the SeaDek® underfoot adds a clean, finished and elegant look to the space. Note the four-step swim ladder hatch on the starboard side of the platform as well as the sizable sun lounge.


Taking full advantage of her 8' 6" beam, the cockpit offers comfortable and roomy seating, including an L-shape bench aft with storage below, along with several other storage areas capable of holding a long list of necessities to accommodate a day out on the water.

Sea Ray 210 SPX OB additional storage space aft along the transom

With outboard power, additional storage space is freed up aft along the transom.

Sea Ray 210 SPX OB seating

It's easy to see how much room there is here to move about and as well, seating areas with storage below. Note the matching SeaDek® here.

Sea Ray 210 SPX OB storage under a port side seat

Convenient storage abounds aboard as shown by this handy Igloo cooler located under a port side seat.

Sea Ray 210 SPX OB large storage locker in the middle of the cockpit deck

In the middle of the cockpit deck there is a large storage locker big enough for selected water toys such as water skis, wake boards, snorkeling gear, tow ropes, safety belts, and other items.

Sea Ray 210 SPX OB battery switch

The battery switch is located in this aft hatch and offers a convenient and easy way to turn them on and them shut off.


The starboard helm features alarms for the engine oil and water, a 7" digital dash featuring a Simrad Chartplotter with preloaded charts, a Mercury Marine® SmartCraft® Connect, Simrad® NSX® 7′′ touchscreen display, a transducer with depth, water temperature and fishfinder, Mercury Marine throttle and shift, power-assisted steering with tilt wheel, switch panel with illuminated weatherproof chrome switches, and tilt & trim power.

Sea Ray 210 SPX OB helm

With excellent sightlines into the seaway, and all controls and switches within easy reach, the helm is as well thought out and designed as is the rest of the SPX 210. Systems can be controlled with the touch of a button, taking the stress out of operations.

There is a swivel barrel chair for the captain and a co-pilot's seat opposite which has a convertible rear or forward-facing backrest and storage beneath. The console-to-port offers yet another large storage area for the pillow cushions on the bow. A walk-thru windshield, with a hinged window opening, allows access forward.

Sea Ray 210 SPX OB water sports tower and integrated Bimini option

The water sports tower and integrated Bimini is a stylish and practical option.


Always a favorite spot on any boat, and given her size, Sea Ray made sure the space here could be well-utilized. To that end, access to the back of the helm and the electrical components located there is courtesy of a removable back cushion on the starboard side. Padding all around is provided along with Fusion stereo speakers, hidden USB, and more integrated storage. Filler cushions easily transform the bow area into a lounge. Fully forward is the anchor locker equipped with a Danforth-style anchor.

Sea Ray 210 SPX OB bow easily transforms into a lounge area

With the filler cushions in place, the bow easily transforms into a lounge area.

Test Results

The test power for our day out on the water aboard the Sea Ray SPX 210 outboard was the 150-hp Mercury four-stroke engine. The air temperature was a cool 58º with a north wind of 5-15 mph, humidity at 90% and cloudy skies with a threat of rain. Our boat’s test weight came in at 3,950 lbs., with two people on board, and full fuel of 37 gallons. We achieved a top speed of 41.3 mph, and with a 17-pitch prop, got up on plane, at 3500 rpm in 6.0 seconds. We hit 20 mph in 10.0 seconds, and 30 mph in 14.5 seconds.


The Sea Ray SPX 210 outboard provides comfort and convenience along with excitement and performance. With a long list of standard equipment and a selection of outstanding options, customization to fit a particular boating lifestyle is provided to enable maximum enjoyment while out on the water. Whether coastal cruising, a day at the beach, waterskiing, wakeboarding, tubing, or swimming, the SPX 210 outboard will deliver exciting family fun.

Remember, life is better on a boat!