If there are any 2014 Sparks left you will get raped on price. Supply and demand sucks. You can wait until 2015's come out in Nov but they are forecasted to start at a higher price. However the first year kinks will be worked out too. It depends on how fast you want it.
Don't get raped like this ... ( does not include trailer )
They wouldn't come down on the price for s**t because there were literally four people in line behind me waiting to get the last Spark in Miami. When I said " I'll take it " and they were about to leave I over heard the sales manager whisper " don't leave yet, she hasn't signed the paperwork " Raped, no lube, blah, whatever... Do your best to fight the BS add ons. You should be paying for the Spark, sales tax, registration/title and maybe a handling or paperwork fee or whatever but I don't see it being fair if its over about $50. I've seen some people's receipts where there were no extra fees. Don't forget to buy & have the flush kit installed if you don't want to DIY one or put it on yourself
I think you will be fine with the 3up. You are not over capacity but if you have a lot of stuff with you that brings the weight up or want to bring a friend you will be. (Unless you have a kid or an 85lb woman lol.
I'm not a small woman so if I bring a friend on mine they have to be a light weight. The more weight I lose the heavier a friend I can bring lol. My nose tips up when I'm at very low speed but once I'm at about 10mph it straightens out. Being larger and seeing people laying out on islands tanning, and swimming, being super active out in the water is def a weight loss inspiration ( for me anyway ) Maybe someday when I hit my goal weight I'll be out there in nothing but pasties, a life jacket and a g-string LOL!
I say go for it. Just a couple of tips from experience : Getting on and off, just do your best to make sure you are centered. When you have more weight than the average person and are off center, there is more to push the ski into a position of tipping over. I look like a walrus on crack trying to get on my ski from the side, from the dock, but I make it happen LOL. Make sure you eat something healthy for energy before you go out ( like a protein bar ) and bring plenty of water with you. Having extra weight on you, then out there riding hard, holding on tight, having a blast makes you forget you are pretty much doing an isometric muscle contraction workout the whole time. ( possibly for hours ) For people who are in killer shape, its nothing, for people who are not it is pretty exhausting once the rush has worn off and you are going back. You will be pretty beat when you get back and then get to deal with flushing, washing and drying the ski. I'm pretty beat when I get home and then sore for days. (It surprises me since I can get through daily 2 1/2 hr gym workouts no problem) Maybe its a combo of the heat and working muscles that get hit from being on the Spark but not at the gym ) Is it worth it? H e l l ya
If you are going out on the water I'd dedicate the whole day to it. Play then recover