Boston Whaler 280 Dauntless

The 280 Dauntless is a versatile fishing machine.
Boston Whaler 280 Dauntless
The 280 Dauntless is a multifunctional center-console bay boat. Courtesy Boston Whaler

Boston Whaler describes models in its Dauntless series as multifunctional center-console bay boats, and the 280 represents the new apex of this three-boat family. The 280 includes a big bow casting platform, a 19-gallon livewell, and a large fish box with a pump-out. Increased storage capacity helps keep gear organized. An outrigger package is also available. The deluxe helm seating quickly converts into an aft-facing seat at the push of a button, and a gyrostabilizer minimizes roll. The new boat includes Simrad navigation electronics, a JL Audio system and digital switching. An optional swim patio deploys from the port side of the aft cockpit for convenient access to the water. Seating options include a lounge seat on front console, bow seating with pull-up backrests, and a flip-up bench seat for two in the stern deck. The 280 is available with single or twin Mercury outboards. For twins, boaters can choose between dual 250 or 300 outboards, both with joystick piloting options.

Weight:5,495 lb. (w/o power)
Fuel:160 gal.
Max HP:600
Price:Upon request