Raving Reviews for the Sea Ray SLX 280 Outboard

  • The stats are in—and the newest member of the SLX series, the Sea Ray SLX 280 Outboard, received nothing but positive results from two highly respected resources in the boating industry. In the August/September issue, this shiny new model graced the cover of Boating Magazine, and around the same time, BoatTEST.com assessed the SLX 280 Outboard as well and gave it a great review. Read on to get the facts on this exciting new model.
  • The Glowing Cover Model

    As new as the Sea Ray SLX 280 Outboard is, this stunning boat has already gleamed in the spotlight on the cover of Boating Magazine. And, on the inside, discover a matter-of-fact article depicting the author’s personal experience on the boat itself. The detailed review discusses the boat's performance over 3-foot swells and almost everything else, from the electrically triggered Power Tower with extendable sunshade to the optional windlass system. This informative overview also talks about the entertainment system, social space, digital anchoring system, and more.
  • The Sea Ray SLX 280 Passes the Test

    With joystick Piloting and twin Mercury 250 Verado Outboard engines, the Sea Ray SLX 280 doesn’t hide its power. According to BoatTEST.com, the SLX 280 Outboard can handle a crowd and on up plane fast—and at its top speed, hit 57 mph. Additionally, the article points out notable features such as an extra-wide swiveling captain’s chair, upscale upholstery, number of cup holders, hidden speakers, mood lighting, a five-year factory warranty, an optional head, and more. Comments surrounding the sleek modern design are also rang in positive, along with its handling and detailed overall inspection.
  • See What Our Team is Saying

    The more feedback, the better! We were curious to see what some of our own industry pros thought about the new Sea Ray SLX 280 Outboard, so we asked for some of their favorite features. Check out what they said!

    • Much sportier look
    • Power Tower with extendable sunshade
    • The ability to swivel both the helm seat and the port side seat to face the cockpit for a very social sandbar experience!
    • - Dan Scardino, Sales Consultant

    • Double-wide helm chair adding improved comfort for the captain or to allow two people to sit comfortably
    • Transom mounted stainless steel grab rails for additional tie-off points for inflatables
    • Ease of access to the mechanical systems on board
    • - Chris Wenstrom, Sales Consultant
  • The Final Results

    The Sea Ray SLX 280 Outboard adds up to a winning combination of performance, luxury, and family fun out on the water. With its exciting features, smooth and powerful ride, and sporty design, this new model is a crowd pleaser all-around. With spectacular manufacturer discounts and incentives, get onboard with the latest Sea Ray SLX model at your local MarineMax, or find out more by contacting us today!
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