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2023 Freeman 34VH Review

If you have laid eyes on the 2023 Freeman 34VH and are wondering if it is the right center-console boat for you, you have come to the right place. In this review, we will discuss the boat, its specifications, and other relevant information to help you determine if it is the right match for you.

Freeman Boatworks was founded in 2007 by a gentleman named Billy Freeman. The company manufactures a number of fishing catamarans designed to provide fishermen with the best possible options for boats.

The company is proud to manufacture their line of boats and they state that their vessels are a true offshore experience. They pride themselves on making sure to provide each of their customers with performance, quality, and comfort. They boast that their vessels perform well and have enough speed to get you to where you want to be twice as fast.

Considered a dream come true by Freeman Boatworks, the 34VH may just be what you have been looking for. Below, we will dive deeper into what this boat offers you.

Interior and Accessories

The 2023 Freeman 34VH is a spin on the well-loved 33 that was manufactured by Freeman. The 34VH is promised to set a new standard in the industry for both fuel efficiency and speed. Freeman Boatworks states that the 34VH provides boaters with a smooth, dry, and stable ride no matter the types of waters and conditions they may find themselves in. With that said, the manufacturer also states that this center console allows you to fish on days even when you would never dare to fish on other boats.

When looking at the 2023 Freeman 34VH, the first thing you will notice is the body, which is sleek yet bold in its design and appearance.

At the rear of the boat, you will find a large locker area for the storage of your anchor and a lower storage drawer that can be used for dry storage as well. The storage areas are roomy and perfect to keep any additional equipment you may want to take with you. On both the starboard side and port side, you will find additional tackle storage.

This vessel was made for fishing and on deck you will find an 800-quart insulated coffin box along with a 400-quart fish box below deck. In addition, a 50-gallon pressurized livewell at the transom, a built-in tackle box locker, and two 280-quart in-deck insulated storage boxes are included. The in-deck insulated storage boxes can be upgraded, if you choose, to be completely plumbed.

Attached to the coffin box is a five-rod holder to allow you to store your fishing poles or set them down and take a break. You will find an additional five-rod holder at the rear of the boat next to the engines.

The captain’s area is equipped with comfortable seating with an armrest that flips up for convenience. The boat sports a Garmin power system that is easily seen, and you can access all your boat controls from right next to the captain’s seat. The display screen is large, wide, and showcases all there is to about your boat’s information. You can control every aspect you need to do right from your captain’s seat. The screen also allows you to use sonar and radars for your fishing adventures and you can even mark points on the radar for your convenience. There is a navigational switch bar that allows you to easily access and turn on or off your lights, pumps, and so on.

Located right behind the captain’s seat, you will find a large, elevated, oversized split cooler that is perfect for keeping drinks and snacks cool. There is a cutting board on top that allows you to easily prep food or filet a fish right on deck. Above the cooler are four cup holders.

Additional features and amenities offered on the 34VH include:

  • Boarding ladder
  • 20-gallon freshwater shower/washdown
  • Leaning post made from molded fiberglass
  • LED navigation lights
  • 2 outlets

Engine

The 2023 Freeman 34VH comes standard with two 400 HP Mercury Verado engines. These engines are built to bring you performance at another level and to up your fishing game. You will find that the engines are light in weight, but they are heavy hitters when it comes time to move across the water.

One of the nice things about the twin Mercury Verado engines is that even though they pack a punch with speed and performance, they are not as loud as you would expect and are relatively quiet.

Pros

  • Plenty of storage on board
  • Large live wells and bait/tackle boxes
  • Split cooler
  • Large navigational display with a strong Garmin system
  • Multiple fishing rod holders

Pricing and Specifications

Pricing information for the 2023 Freeman 34VH is not listed or available on the manufacturer’s website. However, through further research, it looks like the MSRP for this boat sits around $600,000. Of course, this does not factor in any upgrades or additional options you want to have added. It is important to speak with a dealer to determine the exact cost of your Freeman 34VH.

2023 Freeman 34VH Specifications

  • Length: 33 feet 7 inches
  • Beam: 10 feet 10 inches
  • Dash Display: 37 inches by 17 inches
  • Fuel Capacity: 400 gallons
  • Fresh Water Capacity: 13 gallons
  • Dry Weight: 9,000 pounds with the engines
  • Average Cruising Speed: 45 miles per hour at a rate of 1.5 miles per gallon
  • Max Power: 900 HP

Warranty

Freeman Boatworks does provide a warranty on all new boat purchases. While there is limited data on the exact length of the warranty, the warranty does cover any defects, engines, plumbing, electrical systems, hull, steering systems, and the overall build.

Final Thoughts

If you are looking for a fishing boat that is designed and built for fishermen, the 2023 Freeman 34VH is an awesome choice. This vessel is packed with plenty of storage, tackle boxes, live wells, and so much more that really makes it a fisherman’s dream.

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