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.

  • 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 actuated cockpit Sureshade
  • 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

 

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Specifications

  • L.O.A. ( on centreline, from bow to engine mounting): 27’ 9” (8.45 M)

  • L.O.A. (with platforms): 29’ 1” (8.86 M)
  • Beam: 9’ 6” (2.74 M)
  • Draft: 21” (0.53 M)
  • Weight (dry, no engine): 6,700 LBS (3,039 KG)
  • Weight (with engine, fuel and water): 9,320 LBS (4,227 KG)
  • Maximum Weight Capacity: 3,702 LBS (1,679 KG)
  • Swamped Capacity: 5,000 LBS (2,268 KG)
  • Persons Capacity: 12
  • Max Horsepower: 800 HP (596 KW)
  • Max Engine Weight: 1,400 LBS (635 KG)
  • Transom Height: 25” (0.64 M)
  • Deadrise at Transom: 21º
  • Fuel Capacity: 185 Gals (700 L)
  • Water Capacity: 20 Gals (76 L)
  • Waste Capacity: 6 Gals (23 L)
  • Livewell Volume (Standard): 19 Gals (71.9 L)
  • Bridge Clearance (with Hard Top): 9’ 1” (2.77 M)
  • European Certification: B

STANDARD EQUIPMENT
 All hardware 316-L stainless steel
 All rails welded 316-L stainless steel

DECK/COCKPIT
 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

FIBERGLASS HARDTOP
 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

COCKPIT UTILITY CENTER
 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 AREA
 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)

CONSOLE
 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 whttp://https://www.bostonwhaler.co.uk/pdfs/Vantage/280-VANTAGE-2020-SPEC-SHEET-2.pdfiper (starboard)

HEAD
 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

SEATING
 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

STORAGE
 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

MECHANICAL
 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

VESSEL VIEW MOBILE
 Display key engine data on your smartphone (Android or
Apple iPhone)
 Bluetooth connection vi Vessel View Mobile app (compatible
while connected to stereo)
 Troubleshooting assistance with dealer notification

Download the full pdf specification sheet here.