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2023 Boston Whaler 280 Dauntless

The 280 Dauntless completes the full evolution of our iconic, multifunctional center-console bay boat series. True to its family name, this model empowers you to take on adventures fearlessly and explore uncharted territory with confidence. With a wide range of packages available, boaters can choose the right propulsion. • Engine and piloting packages ranging from high-horsepower single engines to joystick-controlled options let you take on the entire bay. • Spacious forward seating combined with a center-console cockpit configuration keeps the whole crew happy. • Large swim platforms with an optional fold-out patio gives you the power to safely take on more pursuits—on the deck, behind the boat, and in the water—with fewer obstacles in between. • Optional windlass and beach boarding ladder lets you drop anchor wherever you find yourself on the journey. • Innovative helm seat transforms from a captain’s chair into a leaning post or a vantage point for trolling with the push of a button. • Spacious forward lounge conceals a large storage garage, designed to provide easier access to dive tanks, buckets and fishing rods. • Ample rod storage, a standard transom livewell and pump-out forward fishbox provide outstanding fishability. • Entertainment enhancements through an improved stereo system and colored RGB lighting take the day from fearless to fun in no time flat. • Digital Switching Technology lets you control lighting and electronics remotely for better battery life. • A full tempered-glass windshield offers enhanced protection with additional vents and wiper-wash for visibility in all conditions.

Year

2023

Model

280 Dauntless

Generic Type (Primary)

Center Console
28′

Length

700

HP

Boat Details

Equipment

• All hardware 316-L stainless steel
• All rails welded 316-L stainless steel

Deck & Cockpit

• 22.5″ cockpit depth
• 8″ cleats; bow (2), stern (2), spring line (2)
• Low profile bow rail – welded stainless steel
• Casting platform aft
• Starboard transom walkthrough
• Drink holders stainless steel, forward (4), lounge (2), console (3), aft seats (2)
• Garboard drain plug
• Lifting eyes – bow and stern
• Rod holders stainless steel, stern deck (3), gunnel mounted (2), Bow (2)
• Livewell (19 gallons) Insulated with blue interior, light and flush mounted lid in stern deck
• Heavy-duty rub rail
• Self-bailing cockpit sole
• Low profile aft side rails – welded stainless steel
• Swim platform with telescoping ladder
• Lighting – LED courtesy lighting in cockpit, (multi color RGBW) (2 in bow, 2 at helm, 2 at stern deck)

Console

• Cast stainless steel steering wheel with knob
• Compass
• Wireless phone charger
• Console face tan gelcoat
• Drink holders (3) SS
• Electrical switch panel
• Electronics mounting surface (for 16″ display or dual 12″ displays)
• Acrylic access door in aluminum frame with stainless steel latch
• Head porta potti (with pump-out)
• Interior LED light
• Hooks – stainless steel (2)

Seating

• Forward port and starboard seats with folding backrests
• Forward console lounge with armrests
• Stern bench seat with folding backrest
• Fiberglass leaning post with convertible deluxe helm seating: Port and starboard armrests, flip up bolsters, integrated storage drawers, grab rail, electric actuation converts helm seating into aft facing couch with leaning post for captain

Mechanical

• 350 L6 (DTS) Black Mercury Verado with hydraulic power steering (91 octane fuel recommended)
• Active engine trim
• Tilt steering
• Propeller – stainless steel
• Automatic bilge pump
• Battery trays (3) with switch and wiring
• Electric horn
• Electric trim tabs with indicators
• Freshwater shower (18-gallon tank) with stern sprayer
• Fuel tank 160-gallon
• Navigation lights
• Integrated Mercury SmartCraft® Connect

Storage

• Bow, anchor locker with overboard drain and stainless-steel gas shock • Insulated bow storage lockers, P&S, with overboard drains and stainless-steel gas shocks • Forward in floor fish box with overboard drain and pump out • Lockable console front storage – holds multiple rods, buckets, gear, and optional dive tank racks (includes: garage storage organizer for easy access to smaller gear) • Lockable console storage • Storage drawers in leaning post • Storage under aft seat

Specifications

Engine

Engine 1
• Engine Make: Mercury
• Engine Model: L6 DTS Black Verado
• Engine Year: 2023
• Total Power: 350hp
• Engine Type: Outboard-4s
• Fuel Type: Gasoline

Engine 2
• Engine Make: Mercury
• Engine Model: L6 DTS Black Verado
• Engine Year: 2023
• Total Power: 350hp
• Engine Type: Outboard-4s
• Fuel Type: Gasoline

Features

Vessel View Mobile
• 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

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