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2024 Boston Whaler 280 Dauntless
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Harbor Springs, MI
  • Year:2024
  • Hull Material:Fiberglass
  • Length:27'
  • Engine/Fuel Type:Outboard 4 Stroke, unleaded
  • ID#4163869
Description

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 tailor the 280 Dauntless to fit their needs perfectly.

This boat features a white hull, blue graphics, white frame, and blue canvas. Powered by dual Mercury 300 V8 AMS engines. 

Manufacturer Provided Description

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.

  • Available with Seakeeper gyro-stabilizing system
  • Engine and piloting packages ranging from high-horsepower single engines to joystick-controlled options
  • Entertainment enhancements through an improved stereo system and colored RGB lighting take your journey from fearless to fun in no time flat
  • 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
  • Digital Switching Technology lets you intuitivley control lighting and electronics
  • Optional windlass and beach boarding ladder lets you drop anchor wherever you find yourself on the journey.
  • An optional full tempered-glass windshield offers enhanced protection with additional vents and wiper-wash for visibility in all conditions
  • 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.
  • Digital Switching Technology lets you control lighting and electronics remotely for better battery life.
Additional Features
  • Mercury Dual 300 V8 AMS
  • Anchor Package
  • White Rubrail w/ Stainless Steel Insert
  • Beach Boarding Ladder
  • Underwater Lighting
  • Swim Patio
  • Battery Charging System
  • Hardtop Storage Box
  • Raw Water Wash Down
  • Glove Box
  • Stereo
  • Premium Audio Package
  • VHF Radio
  • Transducer, 1kw Thru Hull
  • Simrad 16" Nav Package
  • Combo Helm Seat / Console Cover
Standard 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
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
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
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
Engine Notes
Additional Mercury options available.
  • Tanks
    • Fresh Water Tanks:18 gallon
    • Fuel Tanks:160 gallon
  • Dimensions
    • LOA:28.67 ft
    • Beam:9 ft
    • Bridge Clearance:6.58 ft
    • Dry Weight:5,495 lb
  • Engines
    • Total Power:600 hp
  • Engine 1
    • Engine Brand:Mercury
    • Year Built:2024
    • Engine Model:300 V8 AMS
    • Engine Type:Outboard 4 Stroke
    • Engine/Fuel Type:unleaded
    • Engine Power:300 horsepower
  • Engine 2
    • Engine Brand:Mercury
    • Year Built:2024
    • Engine Model:300 V8 AMS
    • Engine Type:Outboard 4 Stroke
    • Engine/Fuel Type:unleaded
    • Engine Power:300 horsepower