A big luxurious bowrider that should appeal to families
Reviewed Sep 2016
With luxurious seating for up to 15, the Sea Ray 280 SLX has lots of room to party. Upscale options include a hydraulically-actuated swim platform and an articulating Bimini/watersports tower and the Dynamic Display "glass cockpit" on the dash, among many others...
A big luxurious bowrider that should appeal to families that want the passenger space of a deck boat
Pacific Powerboat Magazine
Reviewed Oct 2016
Passengers can make their way to the 280 SLX’s stern recreation area via a passageway to starboard. There is a storage compartment beneath a hatch in the sole and we’d like to see Sea Ray install a gate to close off the area. Our test model had the switches for the optional watersports tower and hydraulic swim platform in a small cabinet in the passageway.
The swim platform has plenty of space to sit and strap on a board and to keep the topsides uncluttered. The four-step ladder secures underneath. If the boat is equipped with the hydraulic swim platform, the drive trims down when the platform is lowered into the water. The stern seat measures 1.75 m across and has ratcheting backrests that let users customize their position...