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8290 Baypines Blvd
St Petersburg
United States

Fax:  727-258-8774

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Four Winns

Four Winns

Four Winns remains one of the iconic brands in American boat building, combining a level of quality, performance and innovation that has earned it a legion of satisfied customers. Today’s Four Winns lineup is expansive, from the company’s Horizon and Signature series bowriders, to the SL and Funship sportdecks, all the way to the Sundowner cuddies and Vista Series express cruisers. Each offers a level of premium features and attention to detail that make Four Winns stand apart from the pack. Four Winns was recently a part of the Rec Boat Group, and today, is under the ownership of Beneteau, one of the world's largest boat-builders.

2008 Four Winns 278 Vista



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Owner is willing to contribute $1000.00USD. Towards shipping to any and all potential out of state buyers!




This Graceful and sporty express delivers a compelling blend of top-shelf construction, feature-rich accommodations and heart pounding fun on the water. Topside highlights include deluxe cockpit seating, double-wide helm seat with flip-up bolsters, refreshment center with removable cooler. Luxury-class interior with cherry cabinets and top shelf amenities is as good as it gets in this class of boat. It has a transom storage locker, sporty dash and comfortable seating. This boat is currently called the V285 and has served Four Winns well in their line-up.

Don’t miss your chance to own a well maintained Four Winns 278 Vista with the right cruising options and power plant. This boat was sold new in 2008 with a Volvo Penta, 5.7 Liter/320 HP and Duo-prop outdrive w/SS props.

Galley Equipment:


     Granite-look countertop, Wood grain cabinetry,

Stove- single burner / electric,


     Microwave oven, Refrigerator freezer 12/110 volt, Hidden trash receptacle, Premium Sony Sound System, Flat Panel TV, Sirius Radio, DVD Player.


Electrical System:


           Kohler generator w/ 5 hours, Multiport Electronic fuel injection (EFI),                               


     110 volt shore power system,(2) batteries, 20 amp battery charger, Fire extinguishing system, Hydraulic trim tabs, Electric engine hatch, Air conditioning and heat, Hot water heater, Holding tank w/deck pump out, Tank level indicator, Salt System. .


Deck And Hull Equipment:


       Remote control anchor windlass, Remote control spotlight, Foredeck sun pad, Complete camper enclosure (black), Tonneau cover (black), Bimini, Walk-thru windshield


       Double wide adjustable helm seat w/ flip-up bolsters, Compass, Raymarine 435 GPS chart plotter, Raymarine VHF radio, Faria depth finder, Gas vapor detector


       Full engine instrumentation, Single lever engine control, Tilt steering wheel


       Helm remote control for stereo, Two cabin doors (screened and solid)


       U-shaped cockpit seating table, Cockpit carpet, Cockpit sink w/ faucet



Boat Details
Fuel Gas/PetrolHull Material Fiberglass 
Hull Shape Modified VeeBeam 8 ft 6 in 
Max Draft 3 ft 3 inDraft Board/Drive Up 1 ft 10 in 
Dry Weight 7100 lbEngine Make VOLVO 
Engine Model 5.7L EFIEngine Year 2008 
Fuel Capacity 85 galDeadrise at Transom 17° 
Number of Heads 1Holding Tank Size 20 gal 
Water Capacity 25 galNumber of Berths 4 
Number of Engines 1Max Bridge Clearance 7 ft 

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8290 Baypines Blvd
St Petersburg
United States

Fax:  727-258-8774

Manufacturer Provided Description

The sweeping sheerline of the 278 is complemented by a stately radar arch. Seating is ample and versatile, including a dual adjustable helm seat. Below deck, the 278 is a fine example of practicality and luxury. Spoil yourself with the fine fabrics, real wood cabinetry and plush carpets and vinyls.


The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

Custom Contact Information

Stewart Dunn

Florida Licensed

Yacht and ship Broker

YBK# 7603

Boat America, Inc

Mobile: (727) 386-3667

Office:(727) 344-BOAT(2628)

Fax: (888)891-6339