Sport Tender

S 280

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The Sport family of luxury center consoles starts at 28 feet and delivers a refined level of amenities enhancing the fishing experience.

The Pursuit S 280 features stunning good looks combined with exceptional handling and performance.

Its long list of standard features includes rich teak accents, a fiberglass hardtop with a white powder coated aluminum frame, an overhead electronics box, an overhead storage bag, integral overhead interior lighting and so much more.

L.O.A. 28’ 0” (8.53 m)
Beam 9’ 6” (2.9 m)
Hull Draft (motors up) 1′ 7” (0.48 m)
Hull Draft (motors down) 2′ 10” (0.86 m)
Clearance w/Hardtop (from waterline) 7’ 11” (2.41 m)
Clearance w/Windshield (from waterline) 6’ 3” (1.91 m)
Approx. Dry Weight (w/twin 250 engines) 8,380 lbs (3,801 kg)
Fuel Capacity 220 U.S. gallons (832 L)
Fresh Water Capacity 18.5 U.S. gallons (70 L)
Holding Tank Capacity 20 U.S. gallons (75 L)
Livewell Capacity (opy.) 45 U.S. gallons (176 L)
Fishbox Capacity 45 U.S. gallons transom (170 L) 2 @ 29 U.S. gal (2 @ 110 L))
Max. Horsepower 600 hp (447 kw)
Deadrise 24°

*Hardtop Clearance shown does not include options which could increase this height dimension.
**Net tank capacity. The usable fuel capacity will be affected by several factors, including EPA-required fuel system components, temperature and loading of the boat. These factors will reduce the usable fuel capacity by approximately 10%
Specifications as well as standard and optional equipment are subject to change without notice. All measurements approximate. For more information and pricing, please contact your Pursuit dealer

Performance Reports
Twin Yamaha® F250 Engines
Twin Yamaha® F300 Engines 

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Standard Equipment


Pursuit® Protection Plan:
5-year hull/deck structural warranty
5-year blister-free warranty
2-year limited warranty

Two 1/2” 316L stainless steel stern eyes and 5/8” 316L stainless steel bow eye

Reinforced infused FRP one-piece stringer grid

One-piece welded 1” stainless steel low profile bow rail

Six 8” 316L stainless steel flush pull up cleats

LED cockpit courtesy lights (4)

Stainless steel thru-hull bow roller with anti chafing chute and windlass beam

Six stainless steel drink holders

High density PVC rubrail with solid 316L stainless steel insert

Acrylic transom door with stainless steel latch

Cockpit coaming bolsters

Salt water wash down pump with hose outlet

Aft fold-down seat

Two 18 “ stainless steel transom grabrails

316L stainless steel telescoping boarding ladder with fiberglass hatch

Molded fiberglass 2 piece leaning post on a slider with armrests, teak accents aft-facing fold-down seat, and port side storage locker with acrylic door

Isotherm® stainless steel drawer refrigerator


Integral fiberglass foot rest

Molded insulated 140 quart cooler with 3” cushion

Fiberglass hardtop and liner with white, powder coated aluminum frame, overhead strg box, 3 sprdr lights, canvas storage pouch with front and side enclosed, 6 overhead LED tricolor lights

Enclosed compartment with electric head, 20 gal.

holding tank, macerator and pressure stainless steel water sink

Stainless steel portlight with screen

12 v interior lighting

Tempered glass windshield

Two 12 v receptacle at helm

Polk stereo with bluetooth streaming, 4 speakers and remote control pad at helm. Console mounted iPod MP3 player interface jack

Molded split bow seating with 4” cushions (2)


Under gunwale rod storage racks with padded reel protectors

Four 316L stainless steel gunwale rod holders

Twin insulated in-floor 29 gallon fishboxes with macerator pump out and overboard drain

Aft-slide out tackle center with three removable trays

Bait prep station with molded rigging cutouts, sink with pull out fresh water sprayer

Aluminum reinforcement plates for downrigger installation, aft gunwale, port and stbd.


Windlass anchor system (10’ 1/4” G4 chain / 200’ rope)

Stainless steel Delta anchor

Hydraulic steering with sport adjustable helm

14.5” comfort grip stainless steel steering wheel with knob

Master circuit breaker box

Three battery switch with battery and trays

12 v electrical panel with breakers

110 v/60 cycle dockside power with 20 amp battery charger

20 gallon fresh water with Sea Tech hose

Stainless steel Lenco trim tabs with indicator and automatic retracts on helm

U.S.C.G. and international lighting

Automatic bilge pumps (2)

Fire extinguishers (3)

Console mounted forward facing horn and Ritchie compass

Pursuit meets all applicable USCG and NMMA standard

Yamaha® fuel management system
(standard with Yamaha® engines)

Optional Equipment


Twin Yamaha® F250 Engines

Twin Yamaha® F300 Engines
power steering standard


Teleflex® power steering

4 Underwater LED lights (blue/white combo)


Pursuit Titanium hull

Pursuit Cashmere hull

Pursuit Flag Blue hull

Pursuit Stars and Stripes hull

Twin Fresh White Painted Engines
w/Platinum Graphics

Boot stripe color – navy, black, red, scarlet, artic white/quartz grey, platinum

Boot stripe color – artic white/sand castle
(only available with Cashmere hull color)

Sunbrella® canvas color
(black, tweed, cadet grey or navy blue)


Forward sunpad filler and cushion

Teak bow table


Rupp® Revolution Top Gun outriggers with telescoping poles and outrigger kits

Aft livewell in lieu of fishbox


Upgraded canvas – Stamoid® (white)

Hardtop aft curtain – Stamoid® (white)

Hardtop aft curtain – Sunbrella

Console cover – Sunbrella

Engine cover – Sunbrella

Leaning post cover – Sunbrella

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