Boston Whaler 280 Outrage Boat Review

Boston Whaler 280 Outrage Boats

King Among Boats

Boston Whaler is one of the most well known brands in the boating industry. The company has maintained a high quality reputation for producing unsinkable vessels and their commitment to quality has produced some of the most world renowned fishing vessels on the market today. Among their impressive fleet of all types of fishing boats is the Boston Whaler 280 Outrage boats for sale. These center console Boston Whaler boats deliver on fishability as well as family boating for an all around excellent experience with every excursion.

Power and Performance

Having a boat that is known to be unsinkable is an excellent addition to any fleet, but it is often the power and performance capabilities that sell the vessel. With the Boston Whaler 280 Outrage boats, the boat owner has plenty of choices with motors to fit their specifications. Two outboards power the vessel through the water an the base model motor, the 225 CXL L6 DTS Mercury Verado is quite powerful, but Boston Whaler also offers these options as well, the base engine with the addition off hydraulic power steering or joystick piloting, The 300 CXL L6 DTS in both white or black also with the option of joystick piloting, and the most powerful engine to maximize the 700 HP rating of the vessel is the 350 CXL L6 DTS Mercury Verado, also in both black and white finishes.

At the Helm

A lot of attention has been placed on the helm station of the Boston Whaler 280 Outrage and he boater has the opportunity to enjoy premium seating for the driver and passenger. The independent seating arrangement allows for armrests and bolsters to be deployed whenever necessary to maximize the comfort of the space. A foot rest is located beneath the helm station and the helm station itself is appointed with easily reachable controls to make piloting the vessel effortless. With room for two flush mounted navigation screens and multiple radios or specialized equipment, the helm station can be as easy to operate or with extra features for the expert boater. The addition of a sun roof further adds to the comfort of captain and passenger and with lockable storage areas, all of your belongings will stay safe and dry throughout any excursion.

Convenience as Well

The Boston Whaler 280 Outrage boats for sale were designed to be among the best fishing boats on the market today with plenty of versatile storage for fishing gear, bait, and caught fish, but the designers did not forget about the need for convenient features as well. On the starboard side of the center console is the entrance to the spacious head compartment. This area allows your guests to handle their most basic needs with ample light and a porta potti style toilet. The access to the helm electrical station is easily found here as well, so maintaining the components is convenient and easy.

Another convenient feature is located in the bow area of the vessel. Where this space is generally preserved for just fish boxes, the designers thought to include comfortable seating and the option of adding a table insert for serving drinks and snacks to guests. Even though most people will be fishing, these convenient features are sure to make both the fishermen and their families happy even on the longest fishing excursions.


  • Length:                               28’
  • Beam:                                 9’ 4”
  • Draft:                                  22”
  • Weight:                              6,200 lbs. (Dry)
  • Ma HP:                               700
  • Fuel Capacity:                  186 Gallons
  • Human Capacity:             12 People

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