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2007 Formula 280 Bowrider

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The Formula 280 Bowrider is the perfect choice for an entire day on the water. Formula designed this boat especially for you and your family making it more spacious and more comfortable.

Engine


The 280 Bowrider’s engine is placed under the rear aft seats, which lifts with the help of a single ram. In the engine hatch you can easily reach all the engine components, the wires and installations. The standard engine that comes whit the 280 Bowrider is a 375 hp MerCruiser 496 MAG engine. If you think that the 375 hp engine is not enough for you then I recommend the425 hp MerCruiser 496 MAG HO engine, or the two 260 hp MerCruiser 5.0L.

Interior

Formula 280 Bowrider

The 280 Bowrider offers enough seating in the bow to fit five adults comfortably, and if they want they can turn this area into a sun pad. The port helm area has a bench seat that can fit up to three persons. In the aft part of the boat is a large U-shape seat and two removable tables that can be stored if you need some room. All the seating areas are surrounded by drink holders, and offer lots of storage space. The design of the helm area provides easy access to all the needed controls and switches. All the easy to view gauges are set in a burl-wood panel on either side of the wheel. If you need to prepare meals for you and your friends the best solution is the wet bar with hidden freshwater sink and cooler compartment with drain.

Test drive


The 280 Bowrider is handles easier than other smaller models, giving you the impression of a high performance sport boat. It can reach at 5000 rpm a top speed of 51.7 mph. At the cruising speed of 29.2 mph the 280 can travel up to 214 miles with 120 gal of fuel.

Formula 280 Bowrider

Conclusion


For you, your family and friends Formula offers a 30 ft Bowrider whit lot of room and features that will make your weekends unforgettable.

Features


Exterior
NMMA Yacht Certification
Transferable 5-Year Formula Guard Limited Protection Plan
Imron® graphic A or B w/cockpit accent striping
Pressure-treated Perma Panel™ structural hull matrix
Foam-filled hull cavities
Chemically bonded & thru-bolted deck-to-hull joint
Heavy-duty PVC gunwale w/stainless steel insert
Concealed fiberglass anchor locker
Stainless steel hardware & 316L stainless steel welded rails
Stainless steel fuel fill w/integral vent
Two port lights w/screens
Tinted, tempered curved-glass windshield w/center walk-thru
Windshield wiper
Polished air horn
316L stainless steel transom grab rail & ski tow eye
Transom-mounted stereo remote control
Transom-mounted outdrive switches
Extended integrated swim platform w/concealed 316L stainless steel swim ladder
Transom shower

Cockpit
Continuous molded fiberglass deck & cockpit liner
Dash panels w/burl wood finish & brushed metallic finish
Complete Livorsi® illuminated instrumentation, domed w/chrome bezels
Ritchie® compass
Digital depth sounder
Livorsi® shifter(s)/throttle(s) w/in-handle trim switch
Dino™ tilt steering wheel w/burl & brushed metallic accents
Auxiliary 12V outlet
Bennett trim tab switches & indicators
Illuminated waterproof accessory rocker switches w/E-T-A® circuit breakers
Kenwood® AM/FM/CD stereo w/high-power output, changer control & four 100W 6 1/2" 2-way marine-grade speakers
Six-month subscription to Sirius™ Satellite digital broadcast
iPod™/MP3 port
Thirteen polished stainless steel drink holders
Cockpit/swim platform courtesy lights w/hand-held remote control
Weather-resistant cockpit seating featuring Dri-Fast® foam & StarLite® XL synthetic marine panel construction
Twin command seating w/dual-position helm & companion seats

Formula 280 Bowrider

Port lounge w/integrated dive tank storage
Bow seating w/filler cushions
Forward in-floor wakeboard storage w/automatic bilge pump
Starboard storage locker
U-shaped aft lounge seating w/storage
Dual-height cockpit tables w/filler cushions
Molded fiberglass galley w/integrated sink, Corian® countertop, 54-quart Igloo® cooler, trash receptacle & integral 316L stainless steel safety rail
Demand water system
Fire extinguisher
Disconnect switches for auxiliary & starting batteries
In-floor ski storage
Concealed fender storage w/two fenders
Custom patterned cockpit carpet
Pneumatic-assist transom door
Bimini top & aft canopy in color-matched non-fading Sunbrella® acrylic fabric w/SeaMark™ vinyl undercoating
Bow tonneau cover in color-matched non-fading Sunbrella acrylic fabric w/SeaMark vinyl undercoating
Cockpit cover in color-matched non-fading Sunbrella® acrylic fabric w/SeaMark™ vinyl undercoating

Cabin
Continuous molded fiberglass liner
Curved, one-piece locking door
Portable head unit
Molded fiberglass vanity w/stainless steel sink
Carbon monoxide detector

Engine
Twin or single engine installation
Motorized hatch lift
Courtesy lighting
Fume detector
Automatic fire extinguisher
Thru-bolted engine mounts
Remote oil filter(s)
Two marine batteries w/retainers
Active & passive galvanic corrosion protection systems
Bilge blowers
Automatic bilge pump
Bilge high water alarm
Bennett® hydraulic trim tabs
Stainless steel props

Available Options
Imron® Flagship graphic w/full hullside color
Imron® Flagship Elite graphic design
Front & side curtains w/easy-mount zipper connectors & aft cockpit enclosure in color-matched non-fading Sunbrella® acrylic fabric w/SeaMark™ vinyl undercoating
Captain’s Call™ exhaust diverter
Captain’s Call™ exhaust diverter
Engine freshwater flush system
Engine freshwater flush system
120V shorepower w/galvanic isolator & monitor, 50-amp battery charger, 30-amp cord, transom hookup & 120V GFCI outlet
Cockpit 120V/12V brushed stainless steel refrigerator
Kenwood® AM/FM/CD stereo w/720W amplification, 10-disc CD changer, iPod™ docking station & 200W cockpit subwoofer
Manual porcelain head unit w/26-gallon holding tank & dockside pumpout
Manual porcelain head unit w/26-gallon holding tank & Y-valve for macerator discharge or dockside pumpout
VacuFlush® unit w/26-gallon holding tank & dockside pumpout
VacuFlush® unit w/26-gallon holding tank & Y-valve for macerator or dockside pumpout
Gray water holding system
12V inflator for towable floats w/storage pouch
Stainless steel bow docking lights
Cockpit alcohol stove
Polished stainless steel windshield frame
Radar arch w/mast light and polished stainless steel windshield frame
VHF radio w/antenna
SmartCraft™ instrumentation system
SmartCraft™ instrumentation system
SmartCraft™ instrumentation w/DTS digital throttle & shift control system
SmartCraft™ instrumentation w/DTS digital throttle & shift control system
Garmin® GPS navigational system w/172C color chart plotter


Specs


LOA: 29 ft. & 6 in. (8.99 m)
Maximum Beam: 9 ft. & 2 in. (2.79 m)
Approx. Weight (single/twin): 7,300/8,200 lbs (3,311/3,719 kg)
Fuel Capacity: 120 gal (454 l)
Water Capacity: 20 gal (76 l)
Holding Tank Capacity (single/twin): 26/2.6 gal (98/9.8 l)
Bridge Clearance (Light Load): 5 ft. & 8 in. (1.72 m)
Bridge Clearance (Light Load) w/Arch: 8 ft. & 6 in. (2.59 m)
Deadrise: 21 degrees
Draft: 36 in. (.91 m)
Std. Engine:

  • 1 x 375-hp MerCruiser 496 MAG

Opt. Engine:

  • 1 x 425-hp MerCruiser 496 MAG HO
  • 2 x 260-hp MerCruiser 5.0L

Max. HP: 452 hp
Max. Speed: 44.9 knots (51.7 mph)
Price: 128,800 USD




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