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1997 Formula 280 SS For Sale

$23,900
Stock #233779 -
Under Contract
Under Contract
$23,900

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1997 Formula 280 SS - #1
1997 Formula 280 SS - #1
1997 Formula 280 SS - #1
1997 Formula 280 SS - #1

Boat Details

Year:
1997
Type:
Power
Brand:
Formula
Category:
Express Cruisers/Cruiser
Model:
280 SS
Length (LOA):
28'
Beam:
9' 2"
Draft:
36"
Trailer:
No
Stock #:
233779
Location:
Henderson Harbor,, New York
(near Clay)
Status:
Under Contract
Storage Status:
Currently winterized††
Reason for Selling:
Seller Downsizing
Engine Details
Count:
2
Year:
1997
Brand:
Mercruiser
Model:
5.7 EFI
Size (each):
250 hp
Hours:
721
Fuel Type:
Gasoline
"1997 Formula 280 SS Powered with twin Mercruiser 5.7 Liter Engines, Bravo Three Drives, Full Camper Canvas, Garmin GPS"

Are you looking for an express cruiser or maybe a high-performance boat? This freshwater Formula 280 Sun Sport is a cross between the two and gives you the best of both worlds.

You'll find this boat to be lower and leaner with better handling characteristics and performance than your typical ...more

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1997 Formula 280 SS - #1
1997 Formula 280 SS - #1
1997 Formula 280 SS - #1
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1997 Formula 280 SS - #1
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1997 Formula 280 SS - #1
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If you have any questions, Brian can be reached directly at (248) 842-9820 to further discuss the situation.

1997 Formula 280 SS Cruiser in Henderson Harbor,, New York

Stock #233779

Are you looking for an express cruiser or maybe a high-performance boat? This freshwater Formula 280 Sun Sport is a cross between the two and gives you the best of both worlds.

You'll find this boat to be lower and leaner with better handling characteristics and performance than your typical express cruiser but more comfortable for you and your guests than what you would typically find on a go-fast boat.

Enjoy water sports with the kids or take a weekend cruise. This boat is as versatile as they come!

The full camper canvas and the expansive V-berth in the cabin make overnighting easy and comfortable.

Formula is known for their high-end quality and performance and this hard to find 280 Sun Sport checks off all the boxes.

This boat won't last long. Make it yours today!

Advertisement is for vessel only. Trailer is not being offered for sale by Pop Yachts.
Information On Condition

This two owner fresh water boat has been maintained well and kept under cover in a boat house and it shows. Bottom paint was applied recently. Dealer maintained.

New impellers were installed fall of 2019.

Approximate boat location: Henderson Harbor,, New York


We have several active listings for Sea Ray, Chaparral, Cruisers Yachts, and Wellcraft. If you're in the Syracuse, Clay, Salina, or Rome areas, please use the form on this page to let me know what you're looking for and I'll get back with you today about any other express cruiser / high performance options we have locally that may meet your needs.

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Basic Details
Year:
1997
Type:
Power
Brand:
Formula
Category:
Express Cruisers/Cruiser
Model:
280 SS
Length (LOA):
28'
Hours:
721
(Cruising Lake Ontario)
Stock #:
233779
Location:
Henderson Harbor,, New York
Storage Status:
Currently winterized ††
(as of 1/21/2021)
(Boat House Sling)
Engine & MechanicalMech.
Count:
2
Year:
1997
Brand:
Mercruiser
Model:
5.7 EFI
Hours:
721
(Cruising Lake Ontario)
Size (each):
250 hp
Fuel Type:
Gasoline
Fuel Tank:
120 gals
Propeller:
Stainless Steel
Cruising Speed:
30 mph
Maximum Speed:
50 mph
Drive Brand:
Mercruiser
Drive Model:
Bravo Three
Drive Type:
Stern Drive
Config.:
Inboard/Outboard
Bilge Blower:
Bilge Pump:
Engine Hatch - Electric:
Power Trim & Tilt:
Trim Tab Controls:
Trim Tabs:
Dimensions & Specifications & Specs
Length Overall:
28'
Beam:
9' 2"
Max. Draft:
36"
Bridge Clearance:
5' 8"
NavigationalNav. Equipment
Navigation Lights:
Compass:
GPS / Plotter:
Garmin
Deck Features
Non-skid Deck:
Anchor:
Anchor Locker:
Anchor Rode:
Beverage Holders:
Bimini:
Captain's Chair:
Carpet - Cockpit:
Cleats - Fixed:
Cockpit Seating:
Cockpit Table:
Cover - Storage:
Full Enclosure:
Isinglass:
Self Bailing Cockpit:
Sink - Cockpit:
Ski Tow Eyes:
Steering Wheel:
Swim Ladder:
Swim Platform:
Transom Door:
Windshield - Walk Through:
Windshield Wipers:
Safety EquipmentEquip.
High Bilge Water Alarm:
Air Horn:
Halon Fire Suppression:
Owner's Manual:
ElectricalElec. Components
110v AC Outlets:
12 V DC Outlets:
AC Electric Panel:
Battery Switch:
Cockpit Accent Lighting:
Courtesy Lights:
Fuel Gauge:
Horn:
Hour Meter:
Oil Pressure Gauge:
Parallel Capability:
Shore Power:
Shore Power Cord:
Speedometer:
Stereo:
Tachometer:
Volt Meter:
Number Of Batteries:
2
Accommodations & Passengers
# Cabins:
1
# Berths:
1
Can Live Aboard:
Water Capacity:
16 gals
Generator:
No
Air Conditioning:
No
Non-Smoking:
Pet-Free:
Cabin Lighting:
Cabinets:
Carpet - Cabin:
Carpet-snap In:
Cuddy Cabin:
Dinette:
Head:
Pressurized Water System:
Refrigerator:
V Berth:
Hanging Locker:
ConstructionConst. Features
Hull Material:
Fiberglass
Hull Shape:
Deep Vee
Exterior Color:
White / Blue
Interior Color:
White / Blue
Bottom Paint Antifouling:
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