I disagree about paying for the name. I also disagree about their floor plan not being open enough.
There isn't an aluminum boat out there that will turn as well as a WE. These boats were originally built to twist and turn through the flooded timber in eastern AR and they still do. I have driven a lot of different brands of aluminum boats from Lowes to Alumacraft to Sea Ark to Weldbuilt to Triton to Express, etc. None handle as well as my new WE.
WE's can be ordered in a lot of different setups through a dealer. I chose to have dual gun boxes put in my 754 LDV, but other than that it is wide open from the rear bench seat to the front. You can also get seat pods if you don't want the rear bench. Of course these boats are not as custom as some custom manufacturers out there, but that's not what WE is. Their boats are very customizable for a mainstream high-volume company.
I bought my WE back in March of '05 and I will most likely never own another brand of duck boat. I'm already looking at a 20 footer so that I'll have more room for my 15 doz. decoys and 3 people that I regularly hunt with. IMO, these boats are tough and well worth the money.
As for price it really depends on what size boat and motor you want.
Here are a few pictures of mine...