280 Vantage

280 Vantage

This boat is currently not in stock, however please feel free to make contact with us to discuss availability. 

The 280 Vantage builds on the legacy of the award-winning Vantage series, delivering exceptional stability, comfort and ease of operation. With its family-friendly dual-console layout and smart, convertible seating, the 280 provides plenty of space for everyone to stretch out and relax. Try a new activity, or try a whole range of them: The 280 Vantage is an all-access pass to everything your family wants to do on the water, from discovering remote beaches to finding thrills at the end of a towrope or fishing line.

L.O.A with Platforms - 29' 1" (8.86m) 
Beam - 9' 6" (2.74m)
Draft - 21" (0.53m)
Transom Height - 25"
Persons Capacity - 12
Fuel Capacity - 180 Gallons (682l) 
Freshwater Capacity - 20 Gallons (76l) 
Maximum Weight Capacity - 3,991 lbs (1,774kg)
Minimum HP - 500hp 
Maximum HP- 800hp 
Maximum Engine Weight - 635kg
Weight (with engine, fuel & water) 9,610 lbs (4,359kg) 
Weight (dry, no engine) - 6,940 lbs (3,148kg) 
Deadrise at Transom - 21deg 


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

• 28" cockpit depth
• 8" stainless steel cleats – bow (2), pop-up stern (2), pop-up spring line (2)
• Bow and stern eyes
• Cockpit coaming bolsters
• Cockpit courtesy lights – dual color blue/white
• Covered telescoping swim ladder with stainless steel grab rail
• Drink holders (12)
• Heavy-duty rub rail
• Insulated in-floor fishboxes with pump-out (2) (located aft) (25 gallons)
• Molded fiberglass port side dive/boarding door with removable stainless-steel dive ladder and deployable grab rail
• Motorwell drains
• Rod holders (gunnel-mounted, stainless steel) (3)
• Self-bailing cockpit sole
• Stainless steel grab rails
• Transom door with stainless steel latch
• Glass windshield (white or black depending on frame color selection)

• Coaming pocket with courtesy light and drink holders (2)
• Sink with freshwater faucet
• Starboard aft facing seat with integrated cooler (11 gallons)
• Stainless steel grab rail
• Integrated storage (deleted with refrigerator)

• Bow bolster
• Bow cushions with backrests 280 VANTAGE
• Bow walkthrough block off panel
• Drink holders (4)
• Fiberglass lids with latches (3)
• Integrated centerline bow cooler (12 gallons)
• Recessed storage / cup holder compartment
• Welded stainless steel forward side rails
• USB charging receptacle (dual)

• 12 V receptacle
• Access panel to electronics
• Cast stainless steel steering wheel with urethane grip
• Compass
• Courtesy light
• Dash visor
• Drink holders (2)
• Electronics mounting surface
• Helm and companion footrests
• Electrical switch panel with circuit breaker protection
• Storage bucket
• Tempered bonded glass windshield
• Trash door
• Windshield wiper (starboard)

• Dash visor
• Decorative floor inlay
• Interior light
• Gasketed lockable entry door with dual gaskets and draw down latch
• Molded fiberglass console liner
• Portable head with pump-out
• Sink with faucet and Corian countertop
• Stainless steel grab rail
• Stainless steel storage hooks (2)
• Storage locker
• Storage inboard with material keeper

• Aft facing seating at starboard prep station
• Bow seating area with lounge backrests and armrests (port and starboard)
• Convertible port lounge seat with gasketed storage
• Deluxe custom Boston Whaler helm seat with high/low pedestal
• Fold-out stern seat with backrest

• Bow anchor locker with drain and windlass
• Captain's pocket storage with USB outlet below the dash
• Cockpit storage center
• Console storage with stainless steel latch
• Head storage compartment
• Insulated bow storage lockers (port and starboard with overboard drainage)
• Centerline insulated cooler with overboard drainage

• 250 V8 Black Dual Mercury® Verado® engines with hydraulic power steering
• Automatic bilge pump
• 12" Simrad NSX Electronics/Navigation Package, Simrad NSX 12" MFD (GPS, chart plotter, fishfinder), Active Imaging 3 in 1 transom mount transducer (CHIRP, SideScan, DownScan), C-Map® Discover™ X Chart Card: North America/Canada
• Battery trays (4)
• Electric horn
• Freshwater system (20 gallons) with bow and stern sprayers
• Fuel tank (175 gallons)
• LED navigation lights
• Recessed electric trim tabs with indicators
• SmartCraft® Deluxe Gauge Package
• Stainless steel propellers
• Tilt steering
• Transducer mount area

• Display key engine data on your smartphone (Android or Apple iPhone)
• Bluetooth connection via VesselView® Mobile app (compatible while connected to stereo)
• Troubleshooting assistance with dealer notification

There is also an extensive factory options list that we are happy to discuss with prospective buyers. 

Mandurah Outboards is the home of Boston Whaler in Western Australia. Should you have any questions regarding the Boston Whaler range of boats, please feel free to get in touch and one of our friendly sales staff will be happy to help. 

We support the Boston Whaler range of boats with a fully certified Mercury service centre. We also offer in house finance and insurance for those who are interested. 

Price: POA AUD
Price Base: POA
Brand: Boston Whaler
Model: 280 Vantage
Length: 8.86 Meters
Year: 2025
Category: Motor & Power Boats
Hull Type: Fibreglass
Hull Style: Single
Power Type: Power
Type Of Sales: Dealer
Engine Make:
Engine Type:
Condition: New
State: Western Australia