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280 Vantage

Starting at $248285.0 MSRP i

*Suggested MSRP retail price in US dollars (applies to the US only). Pricing does not include dealer preparation fees, taxes or registration fees. Dealer alone sets the final price.

The all-new 280 Vantage builds on the legacy of the award-winning Vantage series, delivering exceptional stability, comfort and ease of operation. With its family-friendly dual-console layout and smart, convertible seating, the 280 provides plenty of space for everyone to stretch out and relax. Try a new activity, or try a whole range of them: The 280 Vantage is an all-access pass to everything your family wants to do on the water, from discovering remote beaches to finding thrills at the end of a towrope or fishing line.



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280 VANTAGE FEATURES

 
  • Sleek, redesigned bow available with both windlass and boarding ladder
  • Convertible portside lounge seating adjusts to an array of configurations
  • Easy access from the dock or the water via the standard portside dive door
  • Integrated hardtop and windshield provide great weather protection and clear visibility
  • Hardtop can be equipped with an electrically acuated cockpit Shureshade
  • Dedicated fishing features include cockpit fishboxes, transom livewell and strategically-placed rod holders
  • Cockpit grill station makes for easy entertaining and stows away when not in use

Dimensions

27’ 9” (8.45 m)

L.O.A. (on centerline, from bow to engine mounting location)

29’ 1” (8.86 m)

L.O.A. (with platforms)

9’ 6” (2.74 m)

Beam

21” (0.53 m)

Draft

25” (0.64 m)

Transom Height

21°

Deadrise at Transom

8’ 5” (2.57 m)

Bridge Clearance (with hardtop)

9’ 1” (2.77 m)

Bridge Clearance (with hardtop and radar)

26’ 10” X 9’ 0” X 9’ 2”

Package boat specs (on trailer, engine up)

B

European Certification

Weight

6,940 lbs (3,148 kg)

Weight ( dry, no engine)

9,610 lbs (4,359 kg)

Weight (with engine, fuel and water)

Capacity

3,911 lbs (1,774 kg)

Maximum Weight Capacity

4,000 lbs (1,814 kg)

Swamped Capacity

12

Persons Capacity

180 gallons (681.3 L)

Fuel Capacity

20 gallons (76 L)

Water Capacity

6 gallons (23 L)

Waste Capacity

19 gallons (71.9 L)

Livewell Volume

Engines

800 HP (596 kW)

Maximum Horsepower

500 HP (373 kW)

Minimum Horsepower

1,400 lbs (635 kg)

Maximum Engine Weight

27’ 9” (8.45 m)

L.O.A. (on centerline, from bow to engine mounting location)

29’ 1” (8.86 m)

L.O.A. (with platforms)

9’ 6” (2.74 m)

Beam

21” (0.53 m)

Draft

25” (0.64 m)

Transom Height

21°

Deadrise at Transom

8’ 5” (2.57 m)

Bridge Clearance (with hardtop)

9’ 1” (2.77 m)

Bridge Clearance (with hardtop and radar)

26’ 10” X 9’ 0” X 9’ 2”

Package boat specs (on trailer, engine up)

B

European Certification

6,940 lbs (3,148 kg)

Weight ( dry, no engine)

9,610 lbs (4,359 kg)

Weight (with engine, fuel and water)

3,911 lbs (1,774 kg)

Maximum Weight Capacity

4,000 lbs (1,814 kg)

Swamped Capacity

12

Persons Capacity

180 gallons (681.3 L)

Fuel Capacity

20 gallons (76 L)

Water Capacity

6 gallons (23 L)

Waste Capacity

19 gallons (71.9 L)

Livewell Volume

800 HP (596 kW)

Maximum Horsepower

500 HP (373 kW)

Minimum Horsepower

1,400 lbs (635 kg)

Maximum Engine Weight

Standard features & Options

All hardware 316-L stainless steel

All rails welded 316-L stainless steel

28” cockpit depth

8” stainless steel cleats - bow (2), pop-up stern (2), pop-up spring line (2)

Anchor windlass with 200’ of rode, chain and anchor

Bow and stern eyes

Cockpit coaming bolsters

Cockpit courtesy lights - dual color blue/white

Covered telescoping swim ladder with stainless steel grab rail

Drink holders (12)

Heavy-duty rub rail

Insulated in-floor fishboxes with pump-out (2) (located aft) (25 gallons)

Livewell with light (19 gallons)

Molded fiberglass port side dive/boarding door with removable stainless-steel dive ladder and deployable grab rail

Motorwell drains

Rod holders (gunnel-mounted, stainless steel) (3)

Self-bailing cockpit sole

Stainless steel grab rails

Transom door with stainless steel latch

Grab rails (located on centerline, stainless steel) (2)

Lighting - LED navigation lights

Lighting - LED overhead courtesy lighting (blue) (4)

Lighting - LED courtesy map light (red/white) (1)

Rod holders (4)

Tow bit

Welded aluminum integrated frame with tempered glass windshield

Coaming pocket with courtesy light and drink holders (2)

Sink with freshwater faucet

Starboard aft facing seat with integrated cooler (11 gallons)

Stainless steel grab rail

Integrated storage (deleted with refrigerator)

Bow bolster

Bow cushions with backrests

Bow walkthrough block off panel

Drink holders (4)

Fiberglass lids with latches (3)

Integrated centerline bow cooler (12 gallons)

Recessed storage / cup holder compartment

Welded stainless steel forward side rails

USB charging receptacle (dual)

12V receptacle

Access panel to electronics

Cast stainless steel steering wheel with urethane grip

Compass

Courtesy light

Dash visor

Drink holders (2)

Electronics mounting surface

Helm and companion footrests

Electrical switch panel with circuit breaker protection

Storage bucket

Tempered bonded glass windshield

Trash door

Windshield wiper (starboard)

Dash visor

Decorative floor inlay

Interior light

Gasketed lockable entry door with dual gaskets and draw down latch

Molded fiberglass console liner

Portable head with pump-out

Sink with faucet and Corian countertop

Stainless steel grab rail

Stainless steel storage hooks (2)

Storage locker

Storage inboard with material keeper

Aft facing seating at starboard prep station

Bow seating area with lounge backrests and armrests (port and starboard)

Convertible port lounge seat with gasketed storage

Deluxe custom Boston Whaler helm seat with high/low pedestal

Fold-out stern seat with backrest

Bow anchor locker with drain and windlass

Captain’s pocket storage with USB outlet below the dash

Cockpit storage center

Console storage with stainless steel latch

Head storage compartment

Insulated bow storage lockers (port and starboard with overboard drains)

Centerline insulated cooler with overboard drain

250 V8 Black Dual Mercury Verado engines with hydraulic power steering

Automatic bilge pump

Battery trays (4)

Electric horn

Freshwater system (20 gallons) with bow and stern sprayers

Fuel tank (185 gallons)

LED navigation lights

Livewell (19 gallons) (located transom, port side)

Recessed electric trim tabs with indicators

SmartCraft deluxe gauge package

Stainless steel propellers

Tilt steering

Transducer mount area

Display key engine data on your smartphone (Android or Apple iPhone)

Bluetooth connection via Vessel View Mobile app (compatible while connected to stereo)

Troubleshooting assistance with dealer notification

Gelcoat Hull Side Colors

Classic Desert Tan

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Glacier Green

GLACIER GREEN GELCOAT HULL (SIDES)

Light Blue

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Light Grey

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Gelcoat Full Hull Colors

White

WHITE HULL

Painted Hull Colors

Abaco Blue

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Fighting Lady Yellow

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Horizon Blue

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Ice Blue

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Jadestone

COLORED HULL JADESTONE

Oyster Gray

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Platinum

COLORED HULL PLATINUM

Sand Metallic

COLORED HULL SAND METALLIC

Steel Blue

COLORED HULL STEEL BLUE

Tectonic Silver

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Wasabi

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Graphic Colors

Black graphics

BLACK GRAPHICS

Blue graphics

BLUE GRAPHICS

Chrome graphics

CHROME GRAPHICS

Red graphics

RED GRAPHICS

Silver graphics

SILVER GRAPHICS

White graphics

WHITE GRAPHICS

Tops and Towers

Hardtop - delete

Suntop with boot

Hardtop Underside Color

Abaco Blue

Abaco Blue

Classic Desert Tan

Classic Desert Tan

Glacier Green

Glacier Green

Horizon Blue

Horizon Blue

Light Blue

Light Blue

Light Grey

Light Grey

Platinum

Platinum

Steel Blue

Steel Blue

White

White

Dual Engines

250 V8 Black Dual Mercury Verados

250 V8 Black Dual Mercury Verados w/JPO

250 V8 White Dual Mercury Verados

250 V8 White Dual Mercury Verados w/JPO

300 V8 Black Dual Mercury Verados

300 V8 Black Dual Mercury Verados w/JPO

300 V8 White Dual Mercury Verados

300 V8 White Dual Mercury Verados w/JPO

350 L6 DTS Black Dual Mercury Verados

350 L6 DTS Black Dual Mercury Verados w/JPO

350 L6 DTS White Dual Mercury Verados

350 L6 DTS White Dual Mercury Verados w/JPO

400 L6 DTS Black Dual Mercury Verados

400 L6 DTS Dual Black Mercury Verados w/JPO

400 L6 DTS Dual White Mercury Verados w/JPO

400 L6 DTS White Dual Mercury Verados

Railings and Rub Rails

Rails - split bow rail

Rails - toe rails (stainless steel)

Rails- white rub rail with stainless insert

Entertaining Features

European Summer Kitchen

Refrigerator at cockpit

Summer kitchen

Table - bow table with filler cushion

Table -cockpit table with dedicated storage

Fishing Features

Rod holders (5) (in hardtop)

Rod storage (in console)

Notable Options & Accessories

Active Engine Trim

Air compressor system