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28' Formula 2000 - 280 SS - YS200084

General Description

Rakish sport cruiser with top-quality amenities, premium hardware is long on styling, performance, workmanship. Spacious cockpit boasts huge wraparound lounge aft, double-wide helm with flip-up bolsters, refreshment center, passenger side lounger. Well-appointed cabin with dinette/V-Berth features enclosed head, storage lockers. Note walk-through windshield.

Actual Condition

2000 Formula 280SS powered by Twin MerCruiser 4.3 V6 I/O motors connected to counter rotating MerCruiser Alpha One gen II outdrives. Vessel is in good condition for its age with no major hull blemishes found. Hull shows well and will clean up very well with minor TLC. There are some minor gelcoat stress cracks on the dash area caused by sun. The interior cushions are in good useable condition overall with some wear consistent with boats of its age. Interior cabin is in good condition just needing a good cleaning.

Vessel was reported to be in dry covered storage for the 2 years prior. Both motors have been recently run on the hose and operated, and sounded as they should. One motor has had the manifolds replaced. It would be recommended to inspect the risers. Both transom assemblies have been replaced within the last few years are appear to be in good proper working order with boots and cables in good serviceable condition. Outdrives shifted and operated as they should and have little to no corrosion on them. Dash gauges worked properly but look worn.

This boat was donated to a charity. We are told that it was well cared for but little used for the past 4 years. Please inspect carefully before making an offer. Enjoy the Summer with this great boat.


A trailer is not included in this sale.

Nationwide transportation is available through Custom Cradles and shipment to port for overseas transport also supplied. Call Robert or Brian at (508) 478-0200 for logistics and quotes.

Engine(s) Condition

We are told that new engines were installed in 2014 and hours are less than 200 but this has not been confirmed. Both motors have been recently run on the hose and operated and sounded as they should. One motor has had the manifolds replaced

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Motors and Machinery Disclaimer

No statement of condition can be made regarding motors, engines or machinery, whatsoever. A photo may appear of the engine compartment and machinery, but it is entirely the buyers responsibility to inspect and determine their actual condition.

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  • Year: 2000
  • Make: Formula
  • Model: 280 SS
  • Model Type: Express Cruiser
  • Length: 28'
  • Beam: 9' 2"
  • Engine(s): Twin MerCruiser 4.3 V6, 6 cyl
  • Fuel Type: Gas
  • Fuel Tankage: 120 gal
  • Water Tankage: 20 gal
  • Holding Tankage: 26 gal
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Location: Verplanck, NY
  • Boat Name: "ALARA"
  • Stock #: YS200084
  • Registration: NY 7126 UW
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