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1998 Sea Ray 280 Sun Sport

HAMPTON, Virginia



This stylish sport cuddy cabin is versatile, fast and, loaded with features.

Repowered in the Spring of '17 with a new Mercruiser 383 Stroker motor (50 hrs), delivers top speed of around 45MPH.

Canvas replaced, Stereo Replaced, Spotlight replaced,

Windlass Replaced!

Comfortable and efficient deck plan includes adjustable helm seat, companion recliner,

U-lounge with table, wet bar with cooler.

Filler cushion turns aft seating into sun pad.

Big swim platform with shower.

Upscale cabin with sitting headroom holds convertible dinette, enclosed head.

Rear seat rises electrically for great engine access.

Note, excellent helm position, above-average workmanship.

Equipped with RayMarine DragonFly - 4 Chartplotter, Standard Horizon VHF, and Sony Head Unit with Marine Speakers.

Stern Mounted Freshwater Engine Flush.

Stainless Steel Anchor with Anchor Windlass with Foot Controls, Stainless Steel remote Spotlight.

Previously kept on a boat lift, now in a dry storage marina

Extended year warranty!

Basic Boat Info

Make: Sea Ray
Model: 280 Sun Sport
Year: 1998
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: SERT3580B898
Has Hull ID: Yes


Length: 27'6 ft
Length Overall: 28 ft
Beam: 9'6 ft
Dry Weight: 6,400 lb
Deadrise: 21 °

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: MerCruiser
  • Model: 383 MAG Stroker
  • Drive Type: Stern
  • Fuel: Unleaded
  • Engine Power: 350hp
  • Year: 2017
  • Engine Hours: 50
Maximum Speed: 39.1 kn


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 127 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 24 gal
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 20 gal


Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: Stern
Boat Class: Cruisers, Bowrider


D.A. Adams
Sales & Brokerage Pre-owned clean boats
Sea D.A. Yachts, MLS, YC


Sea D.A. Yachts
1100 Laskin Rd Suite 105
Virginia Beach, Virginia, US, 23451

Manufacturer Provided Description
The 280 Sun Sport from Sea Ray offers some difficult choices. Difficult, because there are so many, it's hard to decide. Besides the popular standard cockpit layout, there's a fishing package that includes an aft bench seat, helm seat with storage base, live baitwell and prep center, four rod holders, and tubular arch with rocket launchers. Then there's the sport package, with chrome through-hull fittings, fiberglass sport spoiler, premier stereo, and two-tone gelcoated graphics. No matter which package is chosen, the 280 Sun Sport features a comfortable cabin that was redesigned for the 2000 model year to provide more headroom, a wider V-berth, and a new galley countertop with sink and standard dual-voltage refrigerator. The V-berth sets up easily for dining with a stowable table, and bunking down is just as easy. Simply remove the table, insert the filler cushions and relax. To port, the entertainment center with cooler and glass rack is ideal for serving extra guests. The enclosed head features all fiberglass construction with sink, vanity, pullout shower, and standard VacuFlush head with holding tank. A standard carbon monoxide monitor helps everyone feel safer when on board. Above, the cockpit is also efficient with a self-bailing fiberglass liner, molded dash with full instrumentation, high water bilge pump and alarm at the helm, standard depth finder and compass, plus an electrically actuated engine hatch for easy access. But even with all that function, form still remains a priority. Attractive wood accents highlight the dash along with a classic Italian mahogany tilt steering wheel for an extra touch of class. Passengers can enjoy a meal or just the view from the generous circular aft seat that surrounds a standard cockpit table. There's abundant storage space in the floor, in the cockpit side panels and lockers, concealed in the circular seating, and beneath the back-to-back lounger seats. The cockpit of the Sea Ray 280 Sun Sport comes with everything from a Clarion AM-FM digital cassette stereo with six speakers, amplifier and remote control, to a complete entertainment center with wet bar, cooler, glass rack, and trash receptacle. There's even a portable cooler with its own dedicated storage space. There are plenty of other standard features on the 280 Sun Sport, too, like power steering, power tilt and trim, plus all the standard safety systems. Movement to the forward deck is safe and simple with molded steps built right into the cabin door, and a walk-through windshield with steel supports. Even the wide swim platform has been engineered for safety with a walk-through transom door and a concealed compartment for the swim ladder. Entering and leaving the boat is easy and secure. An optional add-on swim platform creates even more space for boarding or engine work. The options available for the 280 Sun Sport are extensive - from a microwave oven to central heat and air, and everything in between.
Equipment List
Sea Ray 280 Sun Sport Specifications - Standard Equipment Hull and Deck - 4-Bolt Stainless Steel Cleats (6) - Anchor Storage with Hatch - Brass-Threaded Garboard Drain Plug - Canvas Hatch Cover - Color-Coordinated Through-Hull Fittings - Color Schemes (Blue, Green, Black - Tan) - Gel-Coat (Arctic White) - High-Performance Vinylester Resin - Integral Deck Ventilators - Integral Swim Platform with Concealed Stainless Steel Swim Ladder - Meets Applicable USCG & ABYC Standards - Navigation Lights - NMMA Certification - PVC Rub Rail with Stainless Steel Insert - Stainless Steel Bow & Stern Eyes - Stainless Steel Bow Rail - Stainless Steel Hardware - Stainless Steel Hull Windows (4) - Stainless Steel Ski Tow Eye with Rail - Translucent Deck Hatch with Locks and Sky Screen Cover (20 x 20) - Transom Shower - Vac Pac Cockpit - 12V Clarion AM-FM Digital Cassette Stereo with Amplifier, 6 Speakers and Cockpit Remote Control - 12V Receptacle - Adjustable Bucket Helm Seat with Thigh-Rise - Beverage Holders - Carry-On Cooler with Dedicated Storage - Circular Aft Seating with Cockpit Table - Cockpit Bolsters - Cockpit Side Storage - Cockpit Side Storage Lockers - Engine Hatch with Electric Lifting System - Entertainment Center with Cooler, Glass Rack, Wetbar and Trash Receptacle - Floor Storage with Lighting and Diamond Plate Flooring - Gel-Coated Bilge Area - Helm Glove Box - Indirect Cockpit Lighting - Insulated Engine Compartment - Interior Vinyl-White - Molded Dash with Burl Instrument Panels and Urethane Visor - Portside Back-to-Back Lounger Seat with Fiberglass Storage Base - Self-Bailing Fiberglass Cockpit Liner - Stainless Steel Grab Rails - Walk-Through Transom with Door Cabin - 12V Directional Lighting - 12V Receptacle - 40-ounce Polypropylene Carpet - Carbon Monoxide Monitor - Convertible Dinette with Storage Below - Countertop with Sink - Dining Table with Dedicated Storage - Dual-Voltage Refrigerator (120V - 60 Cycle) or (220V - 50 Cycle) - Entertainment Center with Cooler and Glass Rack - Hanging Locker - Lockable Sliding Cabin Door with Integral Steps - Mirrored Rope Locker - Side Shelf Storage - Stainless Steel Handrail - Trash Receptacle - V-Berth Filler Cushions Head - 12V Lighting - Medicine Cabinet - Molded Enclosed Head - Sink with Vanity and Pullout Shower - Stainless Steel Sea Rail - VacuFlush with Holding Tank Windshield and Canvas - Curved Tinted Windshield with Center Walk-Through and Stainless Steel Supports - Sunbrella Bimini Top with Interlocking Top Extrusion, Boot and Vertical Top Storage - Windshield Wiper (Starboard) Technical - Aluminum Fuel Tank with Anti-Siphon Valve and Electric Sending Unit - Audible Engine Alarms (Oil & Water) - Automatic Bilge Pump - Battery Box with Mounts - Bilge Lights - Circuit Breakers - Color-Coded Wiring - Compass - Custom Sea Ray Instrumentation with Low-Glare Blue Night Lighting - Fuel Gauge - Oil Pressure - Speedometer - Tachometer with Hourmeter - Temperature - Trim Gauge - Voltmeter - Dash Dimmer Rheostat - Dual Battery Switch - Electric Bilge Blower - Halon System - High Water Bilge Pump with Alarm - Horn - Hydraulic Trim Tabs - Lowrance 3500 Depth Finder with Transducer - Main DC Breaker Panel - Power Steering - Power Tilt & Trim - Remote Oil Filter - Shift & Throttle Lever with Trim Switch - Stainless Steel Propellers - Switch Panel with Illuminated Rockers - Tilt Steering - Wood-Accent Steering Wheel Engine - 7.4L MPI Bravo III MCM Stern Drive (310 hp - 231 kW) Sea Ray 280 Sun Sport Optional Equipment Engine (Gasoline Stern Drive) - 454 Magnum MPI Bravo III MCM w- Corsa Exhaust (385 hp - 287 kW) Engine (Twin Gasoline Stern Drives) - T-5.7L Bravo I MCM (T-250 hp - 186 kW) - T-5.7L EFI Bravo I MCM (T-260 hp - 194 kW) - T-350 Magnum MPI Bravo I MCM w- Corsa Exhaust (T-300 hp - 224 kW) Engine (Diesel Stern Drive) - D7.3L D-Tronic Bravo III (270 hp - 201 kW) Engine (Twin Diesel Stern Drives) - T-D2.8L D-Tronic Bravo I (T-150 hp - 112 kW) Windlass - Lofrans Marlin Rope - Chain with Foot Switches - All Chain with Windlass in lieu of Rope - Chain - Windlass Capstan Air Conditioning and Heating - 3-4 Ton (120V - 60 Cycle) or (220V - 50 Cycle) (Preferred Option Group Must Also Be Ordered) Canvas Package - Aft Cover - Bimini Front Curtain - Canvas Storage Bag - Side Curtains Camper Canvas Package - Bimini Front Curtain - Camper Aft Cover - Camper Top & Boot - Canvas Storage Bag - Side Curtains Preferred Option Group with Canvas Package - 6-Disc CD Changer - Converter (120V - 60 Cycle) or (220V - 50 Cycle) - Dockside Power with 50-foot Cord, Adapter and Main Distribution Panel (120V - 60 Cycle) or (220V - 50 Cycle) - Interior Sunbrella Carpet Runners - Microwave Oven - Snap-In Carpet Liner - VHF Radio - Raytheon 210 with Antenna and Stainless Steel Ratchet Mount Preferred Option Group with Camper Canvas Package - 6-Disc CD Changer - Converter (120V - 60 Cycle) or (220V - 50 Cycle) - Dockside Power with 50-foot Cord, Adapter and Main Distribution Panel (120V - 60 Cycle) or (220V - 50 Cycle) - Interior Sunbrella Carpet Runners - Microwave Oven - Snap-In Carpet Liner - VHF Radio - Raytheon 210 with Antenna and Stainless Steel Ratchet Mount Fishing Package - Aft Bench Seat - Helm Seat with Storage Below - Live Baitwell & Prep Center - Rod Holders (4) - Tubular Arch with Rocket Launchers Sport Package - Chrome Through-Hull Fittings - Fiberglass Sport Spoiler - Premier Stereo Upgrade (Subwoofer and Amplifier) - Two-Tone Gel-Coat Graphics Individual Options - 5-inch Remote-Controlled Spotlight - Additional Swim Platform - Aft Sun Pad Filler Cushions (N-A with Fishing Package) - Anchor Chute with Hawse Pipe - Butane Stove (Removable) - Cockpit Cover - Convenience Helm Seat with Storage Underneath - Fiberglass Sport Spoiler - Gray Water System - High Profile Bow Rail - Hot Water Heater with Exchanger (Preferred Option Group Must Also Be Ordered) - Macerator - Port Bucket Seat - Premier Stereo Upgrade (Subwoofer and Amplifier) - Starboard Helm Seat with Storage Below - TV - VCR Combination (12V - 120V-60 Cycle) (Must Order Spoiler) - Storage Cradle - CE Option
Engine Notes
Other engine options available.
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.
Additional Contact Information

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