2018 World Cat 280-X


Unique Marine
Stock #
World Cat
Length Overall
27' 6"
9' 2"
Max Draft
14' 0"
Fuel Type
Engine Type
Outboard 4 Stroke
Engine Make
Yamaha Marine Engines
Hull Type



The new 280CC-X offers dramatic styling, superior performance, and the smooth ride you expect from World Cat. Designed exclusively via CAD technology, the 280CC-X features luxurious appointments, generous seating for 11, and the latest technology that together make it your ideal choice for cruising, fishing, snorkeling, diving, exploring and entertaining.

  • LOA: 27 ft. 6 in.
  • Beam: 9 ft. 2 in.
  • Hull Draft: 14 in.
  • Freeboard Aft: 27 in.
  • Transom Height: 25 in.
  • Approx. Dry Weight: * 7,300 lb. (w/ twin 200's)
  • Max HP Rating: 400HP (2 x 200 HP)
  • Fuel Capacity: 220 gal. (2 x 110 gal. )
  • Livewell Capacity: 30 gal.
  • Freshwater Capacity: 17 gal.
  • Wastewater Capacity: 9 gal.
  • Trailering Height*: 9 ft. 6 in.
  • Bridge Clearance*: 8 ft. 4 in.
  • Cockpit Length: 41 in.
  • Efficiency at Typical 30mph Cruise: 2.18 mpg
  • Typical WOT: 50.4 mph / 1.18 mpg
  • A sleek new hull design that looks great, runs great, and keeps you dry
  • State-of-the-art glass dash with Garmin monitor and digital switching
  • Luxurious, comfortable, hard-working upholstery
  • Integrated LED docking lights and available white motors
  • Yamaha 200 HP Digital 4-strokes with Command Link Plus® gauge, rigging, controls and props
  • Aggressive bow styling with integrated high-intensity LED docking lights, surrounding fascia, thru-hull anchor and World Cat lettering
  • Anchor locker with two hatches and raw water washdown hose in port locker
  • Deluxe bow seating for 7, with hex-pattern contrast stitching
  • Deck-level continuous S/S grab rail provides support to bow seating while staying out of the way
  • Extra-wide forward facing seat integrated into head door
  • 4 stainless steel cup holders
  • Insulated 36-quart bow cooler compartment
  • (2) 12v accessory outlets
  • Insulated 180-quart port and starboard storage compartments with overboard drains
  • Port and starboard 6-quart personal cooler areas under gunwales keeps cold beverages at hand
  • Integrated through-hull concealed windlass system with stylish S/S breastplate, 300-foot line, 15-foot chain, and 22-pound anchor
  • Fiberglass top with surfboard edge and powdercoated frame w/built-in glass windshield. Includes radio box, 2 rear and 1 forward-facing spreader lights, and color-changing LED underside lights
  • Ergonomically designed fiberglass console enables commanding view; stitched matte vinyl top enables high dash visibility in bright light
  • Pantograph-style heavy-duty windshield wiper with rinse
  • Glass dash console with standard Garmin GPSMAP® 7612xsv 12-inch multi-touch widescreen display with Airmar® B117 depth/temp thru-hull transducer
  • Mastervolt CZone® digital switching system; fully NMEA 2000® compatible, easy-access circuit board
  • Fusion® marine entertainment system with 4 JL Audio speakers and Bluetooth
  • Integrated 3-bank battery charging system
  • Lockable helm glove box for weatherproof storage; contains 12v outlet
  • 4 stainless steel cup holders
  • Fiberglass lined head compartment with fresh water head system, 9-gallon holding tank, and overboard discharge
  • Head includes Corian® counter, mirror and toiletries storage. Forward-facing wide console door for easy head access.
  • Power assisted hydraulic steering system
  • Stainless steel steering wheel with power-knob
  • Extra-wide adjustable custom twin helm sport seats with twin flip-up bolsters and armrests
  • Fiberglass leaning post tackle center with 30-gallon insulated livewell with 1100 GPH magnetic drive pump, overboard drain, and a clear lid
  • Corian® countertop with multi-compartment tackle and tool storage
  • Battery management center for 3 batteries and battery select switches with parallel capability, power assist pump access and fire extinguisher compartment; integrated toe rail
  • Fresh and raw water washdown
  • Insulated, lockable 355-quart port and starboard floor fish boxes with diaphragm pumps; each can alternately store 4 rods or a 5-gallon bucket
  • Twin in-floor mechanical rooms with large hatches that allow easy access/service for bilge, pumps and other equipment
  • Three piece construction for huge fishing area, with 360° cockpit bolsters
  • Twin 1500-GPH port and starboard aft bilge pumps, accessible via mechanical rooms. Twin 500GPH forward bilge pumps accessible via fishboxes
  • Total (6) 8" pull-up stainless steel cleats and (2) 8" stainless steel cleats accessible via stern hawsehole
  • Aft fold-down transom seating for two with adjacent 12v outlets
  • 8 stainless steel rod holders; 4 gunwale-mounted and 4 transom-mounted
  • Walk-though transom with latched door provides easy access to swim platform
  • User-friendly On-Ramp™ swim ladder
Painted Engines Options
  • Custom white painted Yamaha 200s with gray Yamaha logo
Accessories Options
  • Powdercoated 5-rod rocket launcher (mounted on hardtop)
  • Taco Marine® Grand Slam™ 380 top-mount outriggers with 18' telescopic poles
  • SeaDek® accent package: console interior,console mat & motor well accent
  • Polished 22-lb. stainless steel anchor
  • Edson satin-finish steering wheel with power knob
Electronics Options
  • Additional Garmin GPSMAP® 7612xsv 12-inch multi-touch display w/ Airmar® B117 depth/temp thru-hull transducer
  • Single Garmin GPSMAP® 7616xsv 16-inch multi-touch display w/ Airmar® B117 depth/temp thru-hull transducer (replaces standard 12" monitor)
  • Sea Vision® surface-mount blue LED underwater lights (2)
  • CZone® key fob remote control unit
Steering Systems Options
  • Optimus Electronic Steering System
  • Optimus 360 System with Electronic steering, SeaStation, and Joystick
Hull/Hardtop Colors Options
  • Flag Blue, Tanglewood Tan, Platinum Gray, Ice Blue, Sea Foam Green, Empress Blue
  • Full-hull or two-tone hull color pattern
  • Matching hardtop underside to hull side color
*Measured keel to top of fiberglass hardtop with no outriggers or electronics installed (not including trailer itself)



Max HP
400HP (2 x 200 HP)


Length Overall
27 ft. 6 in.
9 ft. 2 in.
14 in.
Dry Weight
* 7,300 lb. (w/ twin 200's)
Fuel Capacity
220 gal. (2 x 110 gal. )