The Dusky 278 is a rugged center console; the ultimate offshore fishing machine and the choice of serious fishermen everywhere. When the seas are up or the fishing grounds are far offshore she'll take her place alongside the big boys anytime and at a price you can afford. Dusky 278 is equipped with the Dusky Drive; a unique fiberglass outboard bracket with integrated swim/dive platform. The Dusky Drive improves maneuverability and stability to your boat while allowing a full transom for safety. All this on the legendary hand-laid, all-fiberglass Dusky modified step-v hull.
Available with either inboard or outboard powering options, including Suzuki, Evinrude, Mercury and Honda. All inboard models are available with optional keel.
Fished by professional charter captains as well as amateur sport fishermen, Dusky 278 boasts a high following. You'll see her at tournaments everywhere.
Draft: 1 ft. 1 in.
Beam: 8 ft. 5 in.
Fuel tank capacity: 100
Standard features: Binnacle control
Hand-laminated F.G. Hull
Hull & deck laminated together
Dusky drive with integrated swim/dive platform
Electronics/stowage compartment in console dash
Instrument panel w/ rocker switches & circuit breakers
Custom windshield with grab rail
Signal flare utilitube stowage compartment
Console poly doors to step-down well
H.D. Rub rail
Bow rail, aluminum
S.S. Bow eye & stern eyes
.S. Bow chocks
S.S. Cleats fore & aft
Anchor storage compartment
Bow storage compartment
Forward bilge stowage compartment
Port & starboard rod racks
Pair S.S. rod holders
Automatic bilge pump (1500 gal.)
Twin pedestal chairs