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280 Vantage

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The 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
  • Dedicated fishing features include cockpit fishboxes, transom livewell and strategically-placed rod holders
  • Available with Seakeeper gyro-stabilizing system
  • Thoughtfully designed windshield provides unobstructed visibility with great weather protection
  • Optional hardtop can be equipped with an electrically acuated cockpit Shureshade
  • Optional summer kitchen includes grill, refridgerator and invertor

Capacity

12

Persons Capacity

180 gallons (681.3 L)

Fuel Capacity

19 gallons (71.9 L)

Livewell Volume

6 gallons (23 L)

Waste Capacity

20 gallons (76 L)

Water Capacity

Dimensions

27'9" (8.46)

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

9’ 1” (2.77 m)

Bridge Clearance (with hardtop and radar)

8’ 5” (2.57 m)

Bridge Clearance (with hardtop)

25” (0.64 m)

Transom Height

Engines

600 (447)

Maximum Horsepower

1,400 lbs (635 kg)

Maximum Engine Weight

Weight

(0.64 m)

Weight (with engine, fuel and water)

12

Persons Capacity

180 gallons (681.3 L)

Fuel Capacity

19 gallons (71.9 L)

Livewell Volume

6 gallons (23 L)

Waste Capacity

20 gallons (76 L)

Water Capacity

27'9" (8.46)

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

9’ 1” (2.77 m)

Bridge Clearance (with hardtop and radar)

8’ 5” (2.57 m)

Bridge Clearance (with hardtop)

25” (0.64 m)

Transom Height

600 (447)

Maximum Horsepower

1,400 lbs (635 kg)

Maximum Engine Weight

(0.64 m)

Weight (with engine, fuel and water)

Standard features & Options

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

USB charging receptacle (dual)

Welded stainless steel forward side rails

Coaming pocket with courtesy light and drink holders (2)

Integrated storage (deleted with refrigerator)

Sink with freshwater faucet

Stainless steel grab rail

Starboard aft facing seat with integrated cooler (11 gallons)

12V receptacle

Access panel to electronics

Cast stainless steel steering wheel with urethane grip

Compass

Courtesy light

Dash visor

Drink holders (2)

Electrical switch panel with circuit breaker protection

Electronics mounting surface

Helm and companion footrests

Storage bucket

Tempered bonded glass windshield

Trash door

Windshield wiper (starboard)

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)

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

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

28" interior freeboard

Dash visor

Decorative floor inlay

Gasketed lockable entry door with dual gaskets and draw down latch

Interior light

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 inboard with material keeper

Storage locker

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

Recessed electric trim tabs with indicators

SmartCraft deluxe gauge package

Stainless steel propellers

Tilt steering

Transducer mount area

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

All hardware 316-L stainless steel

All rails welded 316-L stainless steel

Bow anchor locker with drain and windlass

Captain’s pocket storage with USB outlet below the dash

Centerline insulated cooler with overboard drain

Cockpit storage center

Console storage with stainless steel latch

Head storage compartment

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

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

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

Troubleshooting assistance with dealer notification

Gelcoat Hull Side Colors

Glacier Green

Classic Desert Tan

Light Blue

Platinum

Gelcoat Full Hull Colors

White

Painted Hull Colors

Horizon Blue

Tectonic Silver

Jadestone

Steel Blue

Platinum

Sand Metallic

Fighting Lady Yellow

Ice Blue

Wasabi

Abaco Blue

Oyster Gray

Graphic Colors

Red graphics

Black graphics

White graphics

Silver graphics

Blue graphics

Chrome graphics

Frame Color

White Frame

Black Frame

Packages

Fiberglass hardtop with speakers

Fiberglass hardtop

Hardtop Underside Color

White

Abaco Blue

Platinum

Horizon Blue

Steel Blue

Glacier Green

Classic Desert Tan

Light Blue

Dual Engines

250 V8 Black Dual Mercury Verados

250 V8 White Dual Mercury Verados

300 V8 Black Dual Mercury Verados

300 V8 White Dual Mercury Verados

400 V10 DTS Black Dual Mercury Verado Engines

400 V10 DTS White Dual Mercury Verado Engines

250 V8 (AMS) Black Dual Mercury Engines with Joystick Piloting

250 V8 (AMS) White Dual Mercury Engines with Joystick Piloting

300 V8 (AMS) Black Dual Mercury Engines with Joystick Piloting

300 V8 (AMS) White Dual Mercury Engines with Joystick Piloting

400 V10 DTS Black Dual Mercury Verado with Joystick Piloting

400 V10 DTS White Dual Mercury Verado with Joystick Piloting

Painted Engines

Painted engines (for dual engines)

Packages

Anchor package

Fishing package

Railings and Rub Rails

Black Rubrail With Stainless Steel Insert

Rails - split bow rail

Rails- white rub rail with stainless insert

Entertaining Features

Refrigerator at cockpit

Table - bow table with filler cushion

Table -cockpit table with dedicated storage

Summer kitchen

European Summer Kitchen

Fishing Features

Rod holders (5) (in hardtop)

Notable Options & Accessories

Gray water system

Shore power - battery charger 30A

Glovebox (port console)

Corian countertop at utility center

Storage shelf (in head)

Battery Package (for dual engines)

Battery charging system (220V)

VacuFlush - toilet

Bow tow eye

Spotlight

Trailer - aluminum with disc brakes

Lighting - underwater LED

Beach boarding ladder

Air compressor system

Seakeeper 1 Gyroscopic Stabilizer

Navigation

Nav Package, Deluxe Electronics Simrad Single

Radar, Simard Dome Halo24

Autopilot Simard NAC-2

Electronics

Thru hull transducer

VHF Radio (Simrad)

Satellite Radio - Sirius

Vessel View 4

CMAP Discovery X Chart Card - Asia

Stereo - JL Audio AM/FM

First Mate Safety & Security System Fob Kit

CMAP Discovery X Chart Card - South America/Caribbean

CMAP Discovery X Chart Card - Central/West Europe

CMAP Discovery X Chart Card - North/Central Europe

CMAP Discovery X Chart Card - Southern Europe