2007 Formula 280 Sun Sport

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The Formula 280 Sun Sport offers the best features of our Formula Performance and Cruiser models to create an entirely new boating experience. This 29 ft. & 6 in. boat can achieve a maximum speed of 47.1 knots giving the full pleasure of a speed boat.


Formula 280 Sun Sport

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
Bomar® cabin venting hatch w/screen
Two port lights w/screens
Nonskid foredeck center walkway
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

Continuous molded fiberglass deck & cockpit liner
Molded in-dash deck access steps w/316L stainless steel handrail
Dash panels w/burl wood finish & brushed metallic finish
Complete Livorsi® illuminated instrumentation, domed w/chrome bezels
Ritchie® compass
Digital depth sounder
Livorsi shifters/throttles w/in-handle trim switch
Safety ignition stop switches w/tethers
Dino™ tilt steering wheel w/burl & brushed metallic accents
Auxiliary 12V outlet
Bennett trim tab switches & indicators
Fingertip trim switches
Illuminated waterproof accessory rocker switches w/E-T-A® circuit breakers
Dash-mounted full-feature stereo remote control
Two 160W 6"x9" 3-way marine-grade speakers
iPod™/MP3 port
Eleven 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
Port lounge w/integrated dive tank storage
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
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
Cockpit cover in color-matched non-fading Sunbrella® acrylic fabric w/SeaMark™ vinyl undercoating

Formula 280 Sun Sport

Sliding/locking cabin door
Custom patterned carpet
Ultraleather™ U-shaped forward dinette lounge/double berth w/high-gloss, solid wood table & filler cushions
Custom decor pillows & draperies
Entertainment center in deep cherry high-gloss finish w/storage & full Corian counter top
Kenwood® AM/FM/CD stereo w/high-power output, changer control & two 100W 6 1/2" 2-way marine-grade speakers
Six-month subscription to Sirius™ Satellite digital broadcast
Hanging locker
Private head compartment w/portable unit, molded fiberglass vanity & stainless steel sink
Demand water system
Fire extinguisher
Carbon monoxide detector

Twin engine installation
Motorized hatch lift
Courtesy lighting
Fume detector
Automatic fire extinguisher
Thru-bolted engine mounts
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

Imron® Flagship graphic w/full hull side 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
Engine freshwater flush system
120V shorepower w/galvanic isolator & monitor, 50-amp battery charger, 30-amp cord, transom hookup & 120V GFCI outlet
15" LCD TV/monitor/DVD player,12V w/antenna & cable connection
Cockpit 120V/12V brushed stainless steel refrigerator
Microwave oven
5,000 BTU reverse cycle air conditioner w/digital climate control
Kenwood® waterproof dash-mounted remote control, 720W amplification & 10-disc CD changer & iPod™ docking station
Manual porcelain head unit w/26-gallon holding tank & dockside pump out
Manual porcelain head unit w/26-gallon holding tank & Y-valve for macerator discharge or dockside pump out
VacuFlush® unit w/26-gallon holding tank & dockside pump out
VacuFlush® unit w/26-gallon holding tank & Y-valve for macerator or dockside pump out
Gray water holding system
12V inflator for towable floats w/storage pouch
Electric windlass w/chain counter, 75’ chain & polished stainless steel anchor
Stainless steel bow docking lights
Cockpit alcohol stove
Polished stainless steel windshield frame
Offshore bow rail
Radar arch w/mast light, polished stainless steel windshield frame and offshore bow rail
VHF radio w/antenna
SmartCraft™ instrumentation system
SmartCraft™ instrumentation w/DTS digital throttle & shift control system
Garmin® GPS navigational system w/172C color chart plotter

Formula 280 Sun Sport


LOA: 29 ft. & 6 in.
Maximum beam: 9 ft. & 2 in.
Approx. weight: 8,200 lbs
Cabin headroom: 5 ft. & 2 in.
Fuel capacity: 120 gal
Water capacity: 20 gal
Holding tank capacity: 26 gal
Bridge clearance (light load): 5 ft. & 8 in.
Bridge clearance (light load) w/arch: 8 ft. & 6 in.
Draft: 36 in.
Deadrise: 21 degrees
Max speed: 47.1 knots
Engine option:

  • MerCruiser Twin 5.0 MPI Bravo Three
  • MerCruiser Twin 350 MAG MPI Bravo Three
  • Mercruiser Twin 350 MAG MPI Seacore Bravo Three
  • MerCruiser Twin MX 6.2 MPI Bravo Three
  • Mercruiser Twin MX 6.2 MPI Seacore Bravo Three
  • Volvo Penta Twin 5.0 GXi DP
  • Volvo Penta Twin 5.7 Gi DP
  • Volvo Penta Twin 5.7 GXi DP
  • Volvo Penta Twin 5.7 OSXi XDP w/CWC

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