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World Cat 290 EC

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Boat Description

The 290EC is a serious offshore fishing vessel for over-night trips to the blue water or for cruising to the islands. We designed the 290EC to meet the demands of hardcore fishermen while keeping the family comfortable and safe. This rugged yet comfortable power catamaran is the perfect vessel for a weekend family getaway or overnight offshore expedition. Special features include a centerline helm, bait prep and livewell; an enclosed head with access from the cabin and cockpit, walkthrough Euro transom, ample storage room and comfortable cabin space for both avid fishermen and their families. Built on World Cat's most efficient hull and with a layout similiar to our successful 320EC, the new 290EC provides a smooth, dry ride with comfortable cabin amenities.




Boat Details
Beam 9 ft 6 inDraft Board/Drive Up 1 ft 3 in
Dry Weight 9700 lbHull Material Fiberglass
Hull Shape CatamaranFuel Capacity 250 gal
Holding Tank Size 15 gal   
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Detailed Specs
Max Bridge Clearance 9 ft 4 in   

Standard Equipment

  • Patented Vectorflo semi-displacement hull provides a dry, stable, high-performance ride
  • Our Unibody Construction fuses the hull and deck to maximize hull rigidity and strength for the life of your World Cat
  • Ten-year limited, transferable, structural hull warranty
  • Full 316 stainless steel hardware package provides a lifetime warranty against structural corrosion for years of carefree use
  • 100 percent composite construction creates a solid, durable, rot-free platform for serious offshore performance
  • Independent propulsion, fuel, and electrical systems for the added security that you will be able to return home safely on one engine
  • Non-corrosive, polyethylene fuel tanks, which will not rust or corrode in the harsh salt-water environment
  • Large diameter PVC rigging tubes provide ample room for the rigging of electronics, while providing excellent chafe protection for the electrical systems
  • Self-bailing cockpits with a minimum of four (4) oversized drains utilizing gravity to quickly drain your deck
  • Minimum of two (2) 1500-gph bilge pumps with automatic float switches quickly evacuate the hull to keep you safe and your hull dry in almost any situation
  • 100 percent composite transom reinforced with aluminum backing plates to hold up the stress of high-horsepower engines
  • Break-away dive ladder for easy transom entry is standard on all models for added safety and convenience
  • Water-resistant bilge hatches with compression gaskets in motor-wells provide bilge pump access and serviceability
  • Livewells and fishboxes are double insulated with composite coring and urethane foam for consistent temperature control
  • Molded-in diamond pattern non-skid on all walking surfaces provide enough grab for safety without hurting your feet
  • Toe-rails to increase cockpit floor-space and fishability while improving comfort and safety. (Not available on the 270SD)
  • All cleats and rod-holders are through-bolted with backing plates for heavy-duty marine use
  • Premium marine grade vinyl and foam used on all upholstery to provide years of good looks and easy care
  • Bow Anchor locker for convenient storage of chain and rode
  • LED cockpit and navigational lighting for years of trouble-free boating
  • Heavy-duty wiring systems meet or exceed all NMMA requirements and include tinned copper wiring, Deutsch sealed connectors, and wires labeled every three inches
  • Hydraulic steering system with tilt-helm, dual steering cylinders, and a liquid tie-bar
  • All World Cats are NMMA certified following ABYC standards while all models over 26 feet are Yacht Certified for added safety
  • Battery management system monitors and chargers all three (3) battery banks while allowing for emergency paralleling for increased safety
  • All World Cat helms are ergonomically designed using our CAD system to provide comfortable placement of controls, gauges, and electronics while assuring excellent bow visibility per ABYC guidelines. As the skipper of your new World Cat you'll find its helm to be simple, safe, and fun!
  • Stainless steel cup holders
  • Minimum of two (2) twist lock 12V DC plugs in the cockpit for downriggers, electric reels, kites, or drink blender (TE's include four)
  • Eight (8) stainless steel recessed cleats provide maximum holding power and minimum interference with fishing lines
  • All wires are labeled every 3 inches for ease of maintenance and serviceability
  • (4) pop-up fender cleats (290EC has 2 cleats)
  • Full upholstery kit includes aft coaming pads on all boats and forward coaming pads on center consoles
  • Customer care package including Coast Guard kit, four (4) fenders, six (6) dock lines, and batteries
  • Chrome-plated, epoxy-coated stainless steel fasteners throughout for long-term performance and appearance &#