The all-new 280 Outrage offers loads of features for whoever you are today: A serious angler, thrill-seeking watersports enthusiast or all-day cruiser. Whatever you feel like, the 280 is ready. Designed with functionality in mind and packed with comfort-minded amenities, this new center console shows just how much thought Whaler puts into every confident-to-the-core model. Experience the 280's smooth blend of rugged comfort and capability for yourself. You've not known quality quite like this until now.
Draft: 1 ft. 10 in.
Beam: 9 ft. 4 in.
Fuel tank capacity: 186
Water tank capacity: 26
Holding tank capacity: 7
Max load: 3750
Standard features: SPECS L.O.A.: 28' (8.53 m) Beam: 9' 4" (2.84 m) Draft: 22" (0.56 m) Weight (dry, no engine): 6,200 lbs. (2,812 kg) Weight (with engines, fuel and water, if applicable): 8,961 lbs. (4,065 kg) Maximum Weight Capacity: 3,750 lbs. (1,701 kg) Swamped Capacity: 4,450 lbs. (2,018 kg) Persons Capacity: 12 Maximum Horsepower: 700 hp (522 kW) Minimum Horsepower: 500 hp (373 kW) Maximum Engine Weight: 1,400 lbs. (635 kg) Transom Height: 25" (0.64 m) Deadrise at Transom: 23 degrees Fuel Capacity: 186 gallons (704 L) Water Capacity: 26 gallons (98.4 L) Waste Capacity: 6.5 gallons (24.6 L) Livewell Volume: 30 gallons (113.5 L) Bridge Clearance with Hardtop: 8' 6.5" (2.6 m) Bridge Clearance with Hardtop and Radar: 9' 11.5" (3.04 m) European Certification: B
Standard Equipment All rails welded 316-L stainless steel All hardware 316-L stainless steel
Deck/Cockpit 28" interior freeboard 8" stainless steel cleats; bow (2), spring line (2), stern with hawse pipes (2), anchor locker (1) Acrylic transom door with stainless steel latch Aft coaming bolsters Aft tackle storage center (port side) (2 drawers) Bow and stern eyes Cockpit and bow courtesy lights Drink holders; (2) in bow, (2) in hawse pipes, (2) in leaning post, (2) in console Heavy-duty rub rail Low profile grab rails welded stainless steel Motorwell drains Port aft storage (2) Rod holders – gunnel-mounted stainless steel (6) Rod holders – transom-mounted stainless steel (3) Rod racks – under gunnel Self-bailing cockpit sole Steel toe rails – stainless steel Swim platform with covered telescoping swim ladder with stainless steel grab rail Thru hull anchor roller davit – stainless steel
Console/Head 12 volt receptacle Access panels to electronics Acrylic entry door with lock Bi-level molded console footrests Compass Drink holders (2) Easy access storage space for personal items Electronics surface that accommodates two 12" displays Enclosed head/storage area in console with easy clean liner Glove box – lockable dry storage Fold-down step inside console Instrumentation and electrical switch panel with circuit breaker protection and illuminated text Interior courtesy light Port light with screen stainless steel Portable head with pump-out Remote ignition key switches with pushbutton start at helm Steering wheel with knob – cast stainless steel Dash visor
Seating Foldaway stern seat Forward console seat with integrated storage
T-Top Bow area floodlight Cockpit floodlights (3) Dome light (red and white) Life jacket storage Rod holders (5)
Deluxe Leaning Post with Livewell Bait prep area Drink holders (2) Grab rail – welded stainless steel Livewell lights – red Pressurized livewell with clear lid and blue interior (30 gallons) Rod holders (2) Sink with freshwater and pullout sprayer Tackle storage drawers (3) port side (deleted with Optional Deluxe Leaning Post with Cooler) Tip-out trash can (deleted with Optional Deluxe Leaning Post with Cooler) Upholstered leaning post with flip-up bolster and backrest
Storage Aft tackle storage center (port side) Bow anchor locker with drain Dry storage areas in console (3) Forward deck storage/seats (port and starboard) with drains, gaskets, garage storage, lockable rod storage Forward in-floor storage and (2) 5-gallon buckets Leaning post tackle storage Lockable console storage Port and starboard aft fishboxes with pump-out and drains Under-gunnel rod racks (2 per side)
Mechanical 186-gallon fuel tank 250 CXL V8 DTS Black Dual Mercury FourStrokes with hydraulic power steering SmartCraft deluxe gauge package Automatic bilge pumps (750 GPH fwd and 1100 GPH aft) Battery trays (3) with switches Electric horn Electrical distribution/breaker panel with key switches (inside console) Engine fuel/water separators Fishbox pump-out (54 gallons each) Freshwater system with 26-gallon tank, sink at leaning post, transom shower, and anchor washdown LED navigation lights Propellers (stainless steel) Raw-water washdown Recessed electric trim tabs with indicators Tilt steering
Gelcoat Hull Side Colors White (Standard) Classic Desert Tan Glacier Green Light Blue Light Gray
Painted Hull Colors Abaco Blue Fighting Lady Yellow Horizon Blue Ice Blue Jadestone Oyster Grey Platinum Sand Metallic Steel Blue Tectonic Silver Wasabi
Engine 250 CXL V8 DTS Black Dual Mercury FourStroke engines with hydraulic power steering (standard engine) 250 CXL V8 DTS White Dual Mercury FourStrokes with hydraulic power steering 300 CXL V8 DTS Black Dual Mercury FourStrokes with hydraulic power steering 300 CXL V8 DTS White Dual Mercury FourStrokes with hydraulic power steering 350 CXL L6 DTS Black Dual Mercury Verado FourStrokes 350 CXL L6 DTS White Dual Mercury Verado FourStrokes 250 CXL V8 DTS Black Dual Mercury FourStrokes with JOYSTICK PILOTING 250 CXL V8 DTS White Dual Mercury FourStrokes with JOYSTICK PILOTING 300 CXL V8 DTS Black Dual Mercury FourStrokes with JOYSTICK PILOTING. 300 CXL V8 DTS White Dual Mercury FourStrokes with JOYSTICK PILOTING 350 CXL DTS Black Dual Mercury Verado FourStrokes with Joystick Piloting 350 CXL DTS White Dual Mercury Verado FourStrokes with Joystick Piloting
Electronics Raymarine Autopilot Evolution with 3.5" color TFT display Raymarine 12" Axiom Pro RVX Electronics / Navigation Package Raymarine 12" Axiom Pro S Additional Display Electronics Package Raymarine 12" Axiom RV Electronics / Navigation Package Raymarine 12" Axiom Additional Display Package Raymarine 16" Axiom Pro RVX Electronics / Navigation Package Raymarine 16" Axiom XL Electronics / Navigation Package Raymarine Radar – Dome - 4kW 24" Raymarine Ray90 modular VHF radio Raymarine Satellite Weather Raymarine RealVision 3D Sonar Direct Connect Satellite radio – Sirius satellite receiver with antenna Stereo - FUSION iPod / iPhone dock audio, AM/FM/USB audio + Vessel View 4" display (network connections to Raymarine with navigation package) Vessel View Mobile
Notable Options/Accessories Active Engine Trim Anchor - stainless steel Anchor windlass (low profile with rode and anchor) Anchor windlass chain (150') Battery charging system Bow tow eye Deluxe leaning post with cooler – includes: bench seat and thigh rise Dive tank holders (4) Forward coaming bolsters Hardtop with electronics box Hardtop gelcoat Lighting - Underwater LED Livewell – 17 gallons – port aft Outriggers - radial outriggers (black)(for T-top) Outriggers – radial outriggers (black)(for hardtop) Premium package – includes: Hardtop with electronics box option and all components Rails - bow rail Rails - split bow rail Rails - white rub-rail with stainless steel insert Refrigerated bucket at leaning post Seating - bow cushion Seating - bow filler Seating - deluxe helm seating Seating - fold down trolling seats Spotlight (must select hardtop) Sunshade at bow, manual setup (Sureshade) Sunshade at cockpit (Sureshade) Table - at bow with canvas cover T-top (standard) T-top electronics box Windshield wiper