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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.

Capacity

3,911 lbs

Maximum Weight Capacity

4,000 lbs

Swamped Capacity

12

Persons Capacity

180 gallons

Fuel Capacity

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20 gallons

Water Capacity

6 gallons

Waste Capacity

19 gallons

Livewell Volume

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Dimensions

27’ 9”

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

29’ 1”

L.O.A. (with platforms)

9’ 6”

Beam

21”

Draft

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25”

Transom Height

21°

Deadrise at Transom

8’ 5”

Bridge Clearance (with hardtop)

9’ 1”

Bridge Clearance (with hardtop and radar)

26’ 10” X 9’ 0” X 9’ 2”

Package boat specs (on trailer, engine up)

B

European Certification

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Weight

6,940 lbs

Weight ( dry, no engine)

9,610 lbs

Weight (with engine, fuel and water)

Engines

800 HP

Maximum Horsepower

500 HP

Minimum Horsepower

1,400 lbs

Maximum Engine Weight

Price as configured

DETAILS

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.

SPECS
Capacity

3,911 lbs

Maximum Weight Capacity

4,000 lbs

Swamped Capacity

12

Persons Capacity

180 gallons

Fuel Capacity

SHOW MORE

20 gallons

Water Capacity

6 gallons

Waste Capacity

19 gallons

Livewell Volume

SHOW LESS
Dimensions

27’ 9”

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

29’ 1”

L.O.A. (with platforms)

9’ 6”

Beam

21”

Draft

SHOW MORE

25”

Transom Height

21°

Deadrise at Transom

8’ 5”

Bridge Clearance (with hardtop)

9’ 1”

Bridge Clearance (with hardtop and radar)

26’ 10” X 9’ 0” X 9’ 2”

Package boat specs (on trailer, engine up)

B

European Certification

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Weight

6,940 lbs

Weight ( dry, no engine)

9,610 lbs

Weight (with engine, fuel and water)

Engines

800 HP

Maximum Horsepower

500 HP

Minimum Horsepower

1,400 lbs

Maximum Engine Weight

Capacity

3,911 lbs

Maximum Weight Capacity

4,000 lbs

Swamped Capacity

12

Persons Capacity

180 gallons

Fuel Capacity

20 gallons

Water Capacity

6 gallons

Waste Capacity

19 gallons

Livewell Volume

Dimensions

27’ 9”

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

29’ 1”

L.O.A. (with platforms)

9’ 6”

Beam

21”

Draft

25”

Transom Height

21°

Deadrise at Transom

8’ 5”

Bridge Clearance (with hardtop)

9’ 1”

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

Weight ( dry, no engine)

9,610 lbs

Weight (with engine, fuel and water)

Engines

800 HP

Maximum Horsepower

500 HP

Minimum Horsepower

1,400 lbs

Maximum Engine Weight

Total MSRP* (Model Year 2021)
  • Down Payment

    $1500$
  • Loan Term (years)

    12
  • Interest Rate

    6.25%%
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Optional equipment may be shown or pre-selected. Some configurations, options, accessories, and/or colors may not be shown. Some images may depict optional equipment. Options and features are subject to change without notice. Confirm availability of all accessories, options and equipment with an authorized Boston Whaler dealer prior to purchase.

*Dealer alone sets the final purchase price. All prices reflect suggested retail price in US dollars including freight and apply to the US only. International freight is not included. International customers must contact their local dealer to obtain accurate pricing and tariff charges. Pricing does not include dealer preparation fees, taxes or registration fees. Dealer installed options may require additional freight and installation charges.

280 Vantage

1. Choose Your Colors

Gelcoat Hull Side Colors

(with white hull bottom)

Classic Desert Tan

$1,779

Glacier Green

$1,779

Light Blue

$1,779

Light Grey

$1,779

Gelcoat Full Hull Colors

(with full sides and bottom)

White

$0

Painted Hull Colors

Abaco Blue

$12,390

Fighting Lady Yellow

$11,396

Horizon Blue

$12,390

Ice Blue

$11,396

Jadestone

$12,390

Oyster Gray

$11,396

Platinum

$12,390

Sand Metallic

$12,390

Steel Blue

$12,390

Tectonic Silver

$12,390

Wasabi

$11,396

Graphic Colors

(BW logo and stripe)

Black graphics

$0

Blue graphics

$0

Chrome graphics

$0

Red graphics

$0

Silver graphics

$0

White graphics

$0

2. Choose An Option

Tops and Towers

  1. Hardtop - delete

    -$4,080

    (moves navigation light from hardtop to forward cleat pockets) (moves horn from hardtop to forward deck)

  2. Suntop with boot

    $0

    (must select hardtop delete option) (black or blue)

Hardtop Underside Color

Hardtop underside color matches hull color

Abaco Blue

$804

Classic Desert Tan

$804

Glacier Green

$804

Horizon Blue

$804

Light Blue

$804

Light Grey

$804

Platinum

$804

Steel Blue

$0

White

$0

3. Choose Your Engine(s)

Dual Engines

  1. 250 V8 Black Dual Mercury Verados

    $0

    engines with hydraulic power steering (standard engine) 250 V8 Black Dual Mercury Verados

  2. 250 V8 Black Dual Mercury Verados w/JPO

    $25,763

    dual engines with Joystick Piloting; outboard docking system with joystick, electronic steering, Skyhook/autopilot keypad functionality (Raymarine or other standalone optional autopilot not permitted with Joystick Piloting) (includes VesselView) (includes fuel/water separators) 250 V8 Black Dual Mercury Verados w/JPO

  3. 250 V8 White Dual Mercury Verados

    $4,180

    engines with hydraulic power steering 250 V8 White Dual Mercury Verados

  4. 250 V8 White Dual Mercury Verados w/JPO

    $29,942

    dual engines with Joystick Piloting; outboard docking system with joystick, electronic steering, Skyhook/autopilot keypad functionality (Raymarine or other standalone optional autopilot not permitted with Joystick Piloting) (includes VesselView) (includes fuel/water separators) 250 V8 White Dual Mercury Verados w/JPO

  5. 300 V8 Black Dual Mercury Verados

    $5,514

    engines with hydraulic power steering 300 V8 Black Dual Mercury Verados

  6. 300 V8 Black Dual Mercury Verados w/JPO

    $30,895

    dual engines with Joystick Piloting; outboard docking system with joystick, electronic steering, Skyhook/autopilot keypad functionality (Raymarine or other standalone optional autopilot not permitted with Joystick Piloting) (includes VesselView) (includes fuel/water separators) 300 V8 Black Dual Mercury Verados w/JPO

  7. 300 V8 White Dual Mercury Verados

    $9,693

    engines with hydraulic power steering 300 V8 White Dual Mercury Verados

  8. 300 V8 White Dual Mercury Verados w/JPO

    $35,074

    dual engines with Joystick Piloting; outboard docking system with joystick, electronic steering, Skyhook/autopilot keypad functionality (Raymarine or other standalone optional autopilot not permitted with Joystick Piloting) (includes VesselView) (includes fuel/water separators) 300 V8 White Dual Mercury Verados w/JPO

  9. 350 L6 DTS Black Dual Mercury Verados

    $15,266

    engines with hydraulic power steering (91 octane fuel recommended) 350 L6 DTS Black Dual Mercury Verados

  10. 350 L6 DTS Black Dual Mercury Verados w/JPO

    $41,274

    dual engines with Joystick Piloting; outboard docking system with joystick, electronic steering, Skyhook/autopilot keypad functionality (Raymarine or other standalone optional autopilot not permitted with Joystick Piloting) (includes VesselView) (includes fuel/water separators) 350 L6 DTS Black Dual Mercury Verados w/JPO

  11. 350 L6 DTS White Dual Mercury Verados

    $19,445

    engines with hydraulic power steering (91 octane fuel recommended) 350 L6 DTS White Dual Mercury Verados

  12. 350 L6 DTS White Dual Mercury Verados w/JPO

    $45,453

    dual engines with Joystick Piloting; outboard docking system with joystick, electronic steering, Skyhook/autopilot keypad functionality (Raymarine or other standalone optional autopilot not permitted with Joystick Piloting) (includes VesselView) (includes fuel/water separators) 350 L6 DTS White Dual Mercury Verados w/JPO

  13. 400 L6 DTS Black Dual Mercury Verados

    $25,387

    engines with hydraulic power steering (91 octane fuel recommended) 400 L6 DTS Black Dual Mercury Verados

  14. 400 L6 DTS Dual Black Mercury Verados w/JPO

    $55,984

    dual engines with Joystick Piloting; outboard docking system with joystick electronic steering, Skyhook/autopilot keypad and functionality. (Raymarine or other standalone optional autopilot not permitted with Joystick Piloting) (includes VesselView) (includes fuel/water separators) 400 L6 DTS Dual Black Mercury Verados w/JPO

  15. 400 L6 DTS Dual White Mercury Verados w/JPO

    $60,163

    dual engines with Joystick Piloting; outboard docking system with joystick electronic steering, Skyhook/autopilot keypad and functionality. (Raymarine or other standalone optional autopilot not permitted with Joystick Piloting) (includes VesselView) (includes fuel/water separators) 400 L6 DTS Dual White Mercury Verados w/JPO

  16. 400 L6 DTS White Dual Mercury Verados

    $29,566

    engines with hydraulic power steering (91 octane fuel recommended) 400 L6 DTS White Dual Mercury Verados

4. Choose Your Options

Railings and Rub Rails

  1. Rails - split bow rail

    $1,438

    Rails - split bow rail

  2. Rails - toe rails (stainless steel)

    $138

    (starboard only)

  3. Rails- white rub rail with stainless insert

    $1,241

    Rails- white rub rail with stainless insert

Entertaining Features

  1. European Summer Kitchen

    $11,723

  2. Refrigerator at cockpit

    $1,955

    with dedicated storage and breaker for shut off

  3. Summer kitchen

    $11,723

    includes: 12-V refrigerator (includes connection to shore power), 2000-watt inverter, automatic charging relay for inverter battery bank charging from engines, Corian countertop, electric grill, shore power with battery charger and galvanic isolator (house, engine and battery bank charging)

  4. Table - bow table with filler cushion

    $1,963

  5. Table -cockpit table with dedicated storage

    $1,485

Fishing Features

  1. Rod holders (5) (in hardtop)

    $1,561

    (not compatible with cockpit sunshade option) (deletes tow bit on hardtop)

  2. Rod storage (in console)

    $320

Notable Options & Accessories

  1. Active Engine Trim

    $911

    (Mercury option that automatically adjusts drive trim based on speed) Active Engine Trim

  2. Air compressor system

    $335

  3. Anchor - stainless steel

    $570

  4. Battery charging system

    $772

  5. Battery charging system (220V)

    $772

  6. Beach boarding ladder

    $702

    Beach boarding ladder

  7. Bow tow eye

    $2,263

  8. Corian countertop at utility center

    $1,486

  9. Glovebox (port console)

    $495

  10. Gray water system

    $839

  11. Lighting - underwater LED

    $2,152

  12. Raw water washdown

    $687

  13. Shore power - battery charger 30A

    $2,474

    (house, engine and inverter battery bank charging) and galvanic isolator (include in summer kitchen option)

  14. Spotlight

    $711

  15. Storage shelf (in head)

    $1,089

    (convertible for deployment)

  16. Storage shelf (under gunnel)

    $229

    (must select toe rail option)

  17. Trailer - aluminum with disc brakes

    $14,083

    dual torsion axles, guide-on stanchions, LED lights, radial tires, spare tire

  18. VacuFlush - toilet

    $2,898

    holding tank, overboard discharge and dockside pump-out

5. Choose Your Electronics 

  1. Raymarine 12 Axiom Pro RVX

    $7,810

    Electronics / Navigation Package (1000W thru-hull transducer B175 med) (Navionics Chart Card: North America/Canada) Raymarine 12 Axiom Pro RVX

  2. Raymarine 9 Axiom Pro RVX

    $6,049

    Electronics / Navigation Package (1000W thru-hull transducer B175 med) (Navionics Chart Card: North America/Canada)

Electronics

  1. Deluxe helm electronics package

    $15,148

    (combines premium electronics options with port and starboard custom black acrylic dash and switch panels for integrated look and functionality) - includes: 12 inch Raymarine Axiom RV Electronics/Navigation Package with GPS/chart plotter/fishfinder, RealVision 3D, DownVision, SideVision and Chirp transom transducer, stereo system with premium audio, VesselView 4 inch display, and port console glovebox

  2. NAUTIC-ON

    $1,142

    remote connectivity (must select battery charging system or summer kitchen) (deletes vessel view mobile) includes: 24/7 access to your boat's information using the NAUTIC-ON app, monitor house and engine battery state and bilge pump activity, review live engine data and diagnostics, track location with Smart Breadcrumbing and GeoFence, view weather conditions at the boat, 3 month free subscription

  3. Navionics Chart Card - Au/nz

    $275

  4. Navionics Chart Card - Central/s. America

    $162

  5. Navionics Chart Card - Europe/mid East/asia

    $162

  6. Premium audio package

    $2,893

    (must select stereo option) - includes JL Audio waterproof speakers (M6 6.5 inch (6) - 2 forward, 2 midship, 2 hardtop), JL Audio waterproof subwoofer (M6 10 - (1) midship), JL Audio 800W amplifier

  7. Raymarine Autopilot Evolution

    $4,973

    with 3.5 inch color TFT display (must select navigation package)(not compatible with Joystick piloting)

  8. Raymarine Radar - Radome

    $4,216

    (4kW 24 inch high definition digital radome)(must select a navigation package) Raymarine Radar - Radome

  9. Raymarine Ray53 VHF radio

    $812

    Raymarine Ray53 VHF radio

  10. Raymarine Satellite Weather

    $1,206

    (requires monthly subscription)(must select navigation package) Raymarine Satellite Weather

  11. RealVision 3D Sonar Direct Connect

    $732

    (CHIRP Downvision, Sidevision)(must select Axiom RVX Navigation Package)(RV-100 3D Transom Mount Transducer) RealVision 3D Sonar Direct Connect

  12. Satellite Radio - Sirius

    $291

    Sirius® satellite receiver with antenna (must select stereo option with satellite radio) Satellite Radio - Sirius

  13. Stereo - Fusion AM/FM

    $1,751

    with JL Audio M3 6.5 inch waterproof speakers (4) and MP3/USB inputs (Fusion Bluetooth enabled) Stereo - Fusion AM/FM

  14. Vessel View 4

    $839

    4 inch display (replaces SmartCraft deluxe gauges) (network connections to Raymarine with Navigation Package) Vessel View 4

6. Choose Your Canvas

  1. Sunshade at bow

    $1,256

    Sunshade at bow

  2. Sunshade at cockpit

    $10,164

    (not compatible with rod holder option) Sunshade at cockpit

  1. Cockpit cover

    $2,724

    (includes bow and cockpit)(black or blue)

  2. Pedestal seat cover

    $676

    (black or blue)

  3. Port lounge cover

    $669

    (black or blue)

  4. Prep station cover

    $0

    (includes seat coverage) (black or blue)

  5. Stern seat cover

    $0

    (black or blue)

  6. Weather curtain set

    $3,504

    (includes side curtains, visor and aft drop curtain) (black or blue)

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