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2024 Boston Whaler 280 Dauntless

The 280 Dauntless excels at offshore pursuits like no other cruiser in its class. True to its family name, our newest model is built to take on any adventure with confidence. For more details on this Boston Whaler 280 Dauntless® for sale, request information online, give us a call at (305) 564-9747, or visit our Islamorada, Florida Boston Whaler dealer headquarters.

Year

2024

Model

280 Dauntless

Generic Type (Primary)

Center Console

Engine Power

600 HP (447 kW)

Min. Engine Power

350 HP (298 kW)
28’ 8”

Length

600

HP

12

Passengers

Boat Details

The all-new 280 Dauntless completes the full evolution of our iconic, multifunctional center-console bay boat series. True to its family name, our newest 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 proper propulsion. Features may include:

Equipment

• All Rails Welded 316-L Stainless Steel
• All Hardware 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 the stern deck
• Heavy-duty rub rail
• Self-bailing cockpit sole

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)

Seating

• Forward port and starboard seats with folding backrests
• Forward console lounge with armrests
• Stern bench seat with folding backrest

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

Trailer

Optional

Hard Top

Hard-Top / Windshield System • Floodlights (1 aft, 1 forward) • Dome light (red and white) • LED courtesy lighting, (multi-color RGBW) (2) • Lifejacket storage • Watersports tow point • Rod holders (4)

Livewell

• Rear Livewell Capacity 30 gallons (113.56 L)

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 storage • Storage under the aft seat

Specifications

Dimensions

• Overall Length 27′ 9″ (8.46 m) | Includes swim platform: 28′ 8″ (8.74 m)
• Beam 9′ (2.74 m)
• Draft 18″ (0.46 m)
• Transom Height For single engine: 30″ (0.76 m) | For dual engine: 25″ (0.64 m)
• Dead Rise At transom: 18 degrees
• Bridge Clearance No top: 8′ 4″ (2.54 m) | With hardtop: 6′ 7″ (2.00 m)

Capacities

• Seating Capacity 12 Persons
• Fuel Capacity 160 gallons (606 L)
• Fresh Water Capacity 18 gallons (68 L)
• Weight, Maximum Capacity 3,736 lbs (1,694 kg) | Swamped Capacity: 5,000 lbs (2,268 kg) | Engine: 1,400 lbs (635 kW)
• Rear Livewell Capacity 30 gallons (113.56 L)

Weight

• Dry Weight No engine: 5,495 lbs (2,492 kg)
• Weight With engines and fuel: 7,410 lbs (3,361 kg)

Engine

• Engine Power Maximum: 600 HP (447 kW)
• Minimum Engine Power 350 HP (298 kW)

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