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28' Scout 280 Abaco 2003

$ 45,000

is a Scout 28' 280 Abaco listed for sale with United Yacht Broker Christian Strauss. Christian can be reached at 1-561-365-0916 to answer any questions you may have on this boat. United Yacht Sales is a professional brokerage firm that has experience listing and selling all types of Saltwater Fishing and similar boats. With over 165 yacht brokers worldwide, we have the largest network of boat buyers and sellers in the industry.

Scout answered its owners' call for a larger fishing machine with the revolutionary and rugged Scout 280 Abaco. The innovative Scout-Strata-Mount outboard engine mounting system commands unsurpassed structural strength. The 280 Abaco boasts the largest raised pilot station in her pack featuring a fully instrumented helm station, seating for four, with two captain's chairs that convert to leaning posts. Fishing features include a 35 gallon lighted live well, an enormous fighting deck, and extra large fish boxes. Hunters find refuge in the 280 Abaco's den, which offers a spacious V-berth, a nicely appointed galley, and a fully enclosed head with shower. The Yamaha engines only have approx. 200 hours on them.

Owner is accepting all offer.


  • Price USD:$ 45,000
  • Price CAD:$ 60,317
  • Price GBP:£ 35,386
  • Price EUR:€ 40,316
  • Builder: Scout
  • Model: 280 Abaco
  • Location: Riviera Beach, Florida, United States
  • Type: Power
  • LOA: 28 ft 0 in
  • Display Length: 28 ft
  • Beam: 9' 5"
  • Category: Saltwater Fishing
  • Water Capacity: 25 gals
  • Fuel Capacity: 210 gals
  • Engine Details: Yamaha HPDI
  • Engine 1: 202.00 HRS 200.00 HP
  • Engine 2: 202.00 HRS 200.00 HP
  • Engine Fuel: Gas/Petrol

As you board from the stern you enter a spacious cockpit. To starboard is a 32 gallon bait well. Forward is an elevated helm seat and passenger seat on the port side. From the elevated helm you find excellent visibility and updated electronics. The cockpit is open with plenty of space for swimming, diving or fishing. The full helm enclosure is in like new condition and the helm area is covered by a factory installed hardtop. Go below and you are surprised by the space. All the way forward is a full size V-Berth/dinette combination. The galley is to the port, with a Norcold refrigerator, a single burner Coleman range and plenty of storage space. To starboard is a full head with Vacuflush toilet and shower. She is a very comfortable and fully featured boat in a small manageable and economical size.

Featured are:

  • Port hole windows
  • Interior Lighting package
  • Satellite sound system
  • Speakers
  • Fully cushioned V-Berth with 6' bunks
  • V-berth cabin-side storage compartments
  • Removable pedestal mount table with V-berth filler cushion
  • Horizontal rod storage
  • Completely Private with door and vent
  • Integral sink includes pull-out shower spigot
  • Vanity with storage
  • 110V receptacle with ground fault protection
  • Vanity light and overhead light
  • Shower sump with 750 gph pump
  • China bowl toilet with 6 gallon holding tank

Scout Boats have no structural wood, and use composite stringers and transoms. The "Air Assist" hull was designed to combat static stability. With additional longitudinal buoyancy, the "Air Assist" hull increases the static flotation and decreases time to plane and vastly improves overall handling characteristics. A side benefit is increased fuel economy. The engine mounting system on the 280, called the "Scout Strata-Mount" is a fully factory molded bracket with one very important feature: the two main longitudinal grip stringers pass through the transom and are integrated into the engine mount. This design allows the natural stresses of the engines to be spread out over the entire hull, increasing strength, durability and performance.

  • Hard Top with Lights fore and aft
  • Full 4-sided enclosure
  • Transom Hawes pipes with 10" SS Cleats
  • Self bailing cockpit with overhead drains
  • Cockpit courtesy lights
  • Transom light
  • 3/16 SS bow rail
  • 3/16 SS Spring line cleats (2)
  • 3/16 SS bow chocks
  • Anchor Roller with SS cleat
  • Companionway hatch with lockable door
  • Chrome Scout indicator/SS rub rail
  • Swim platform (Port and Starboard)
  • SS helm and companion seats with cushions that fold into leaning bolsters
  • Moon glow, easy to read switch panel station with storage shelf and cargo netting
  • Tilt-away helm station for easy access/maintenance
  • 15" finger grip wheel
  • Jump seats
  • Raw water wash down
  • Hydraulic steering
  • Recessed trim tabs
  • Windlass system with anchor and rode
  • Cold molded construction for durability
  • 50 square feet of cockpit fishing area
  • In deck fish boxes with pump out system (2)
  • (2) 32 gallon live well with light and gas shock assisted lid with macerater pump out
  • Bait prep station with 96 quart ice box and sink
  • SS flush mount rod holders (4)
  • SS hard top rod holders (5)
  • Horizontal rod racks in cockpit (4)
  • Port/Starboard tackle racks with drawers and hangers
  • Lockable rod storage in cabin
  • Garman GPS Map 7212
  • Garman Autopilot
  • Richie 4" Compass
  • 30A/125V Shore Power Connection
  • AC and DC distribution panels with circuit breakers
  • Navigation lights
  • Automatic battery charger
  • Deck lights
  • Twin 225 HP Yamaha 4-Stroke outboard engines with approx. 200 hours
  • Bilge Pumps (2)
  • Hydraulic Steering
  • Battery Charger

*Engine hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.

The company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change or withdrawal without notice.


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