2018 Key West 281 Center Console

The 281 Billistic is the most popular of the Billistic line with enough fuel capacity to make it a serious offshore fishing machine, but still easy enough to trailer while being a family friendly recreational platform. Option it to fit your needs with anything from an electric grill refrigerator combo in the 'Kitchen Package' option, or 50 gallon live well and outriggers. Like all Billistics, the 281 is built with a no compromise approach featuring the best of everything from hull construction to wiring, with special attention to access for service to keep it all running and dependable. Billistic Boats will not be available at all Key West Boat outlets.

Basic Boat Info

Make: Key West
Model: 281 Center Console
Year: 2018
Category: Power
Construction: Fiberglass


Length: 27'9 ft
Beam: 9'8 ft
Min Draft: 1'4 ft
Dry Weight: 5,600 lb

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Type: Outboard


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 215 gal


Boat Class: Center Consoles
Standard Features
  •    Folding bolster leaning post converts to twin seats with back rest.
  •    LED live well lights
  •    Trim tabs with indicators and auto retract.
  •    Trim Tabs
  •    Gas shock assisted lids throughout.
  •    6) 10" Pull up cleats.
  •    Fresh water tank 18 gallon with pump.
  •    High pressure raw water wash down system.
  •    SS through hull fittings with grounding straps and zinc.
  •    All storage boxes drain overboard.
  •    3 Step folding ladder stores flush in the stern.
  •    Bow seating with cushions and folding back rests.
  •    Stainless steel rub rail insert enhances appearance and durability.
  •    Edson SS steering wheel with knob.
  •    Fwd console seat features folding armrests and insulated cooler beneath with overboard drain.
  •    Bow compartments are insulated for cooler space or dry storage.
  •    Molded in seat with cushions on front of the console.
  •    Hardtop with LED lighting, spreader lights, outrigger ready and speakers. Powder coated frame.
  •    Porcelain electric toilet with holding tank.
  •    Head mounted pump box with easy service access to pumps.
  •    SS bow pulpit roller.
  •    Recessed low profile bow rail.
  •    Cockpit bolsters throughout.
  •    Flush folding rear bench seat.
  •    Bilge access door for easy service.
  •    All storage lids feature gas shock assists.
  •    Sea Star hydraulic tilt steering.
  •    Cockpit bolsters.
  •    Bow cushions.
  •    Windlass
  •    Recessed horizontal gunwale rod racks.
  •    Yamaha supplied with Command Link Plus gauge
  •    Sea Star power assist steering with tilt helm.
  •    Courtesy lights.
  •    Stainless Steel Hardware.
  •    12 volt power outlet on dash.
  •    Electric horn.
  •    Self-Bailing Cockpit
  •    High Speed Pick-Up Livewell
  •    Foam Injected Fiberglass Stringer System
  •    Built-In Fuel Tank
  •    Two Large Storage Boxes in Bow
  •    Large Fish Box in Bow
  •    Ten (10) Year Hull Warranty
  •    No Wood-No Rot Construction

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