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2020 Yamaha 275 SE

2020 Yamaha 275 SE

2020 27' Yamaha 275 SE is a great family sport and cruising platform for days and days of recreation with style. Beautiful black hull with color coordinated super comfortable interior appointments including an enclosed porta-potti head. Her twin 250 hp Yamaha SHVO jet packages provide comfortable cruising and exciting top end performance. Also has installed Thrust Vector fins on the jet nozzles to improve handling. This is a very well maintained boat with only 140 hours and comes with a full storage cover to keep her pristine.

Here a a few of her options and features:

·      Cockpit and Bow Snap-in carpet

·      Teak-style Marine Mat

·      Ski Locker

·      Removable Dinette Table with Pedestal

·      Bow Filler Inserts for Multiple Seating Configurations

·      Hinged Seat Cushions

·      Tilt Steering

·      Upgraded Steering Wheel

·      Upgraded Upholstery

·      Adjustable Captain's Chair with Flip-up Bolster

·      Passenger-side Captain's Chair

·      Glove Box

·      Retractable Windscreen

·      Integrated Removable Cooler

·      Enclosed Head Compartment

·      Galley with Sink and Lockable Storage

·      Docking Lights

·      Chil-Cool Touch Technology® vinyl

·      Courtesy Deck Lighting

·      Dedicated Anchor and Rope Locker

·      Upgraded Aluminum Handles & Accents

·      Cockpit Drainage System (CDS)

·      LED Accent Lighting

·      Removable Transom Gate

·      Courtesy Tower Lighting

·      Integrated Drink Holders

·      Stern Integrated Swim Platform

·      Upholstered Cushioned Seats

·      Upholstered Cushioned Backrests

·      Stern Filler Cushion

·      12-volt outle

[Excerpted from Boating Magazine , September, 2021]

"Yamaha’s 275SD brings to the water a commanding length and a 9-foot beam, plus a dominating 500 hp to rocket across the waves. This twin-engine jet boat resides at the apex of Yamaha product design, featuring systems integration that makes it a pleasure to own, exciting to drive, easy to maintain, and reliable year after year."

"Let’s start with the DRiVE system. Yamaha took the process of docking, one of the hardest parts of piloting a jet boat and made it simple and easy. Paddles on the steering wheel provide the ultimate in precision speed control and the ability to instantly shift from forward to reverse. The paddles fall under your fingertips on the wheel, the right paddle activating forward propulsion to 3,000 rpm, and the left triggering reverse propulsion to 3,000 rpm. With this system, Yamaha capitalized on its jet system’s hyper-maneuverability, but tamed it for precision docking."

"DRiVE is selected on the Connext display panel by pressing the throttle icon on the screen. One touch gives you dual-throttle-lever control. Another touch gives single-lever control of both SVHO supercharged engines. Yet another touch activates the DRiVE paddles on the wheel. You can use paddles while seated, or looking into a ski mirror or over your shoulder, but we discovered you could flip up the seat bolster to make standing room in front of the helm, then turn your back to the wheel, steering into a slip with the paddles. The Connext panel is a head-up display on the dash that looks like the screen of an Audi. Icons on the touchscreen give access to mapping, engine information, speed-control features for watersports, lights, electrical systems control and audio. If you don’t want to reach for the touchscreen, there’s a toggle to the right of the helm that allows you to jog between functions, and select and operate them."

"At speed, the 275SD is a wave-crushing blast. We tested it in Florida’s Biscayne Bay and enjoyed a smooth ride in bumpy water. Speed and acceleration were exhilarating— a hallmark of Yamaha jets. Adding to the control is Yamaha’s patented articulating keel. Think of tiny rudders that assist the jet pumps’ directional control while also enhancing tracking."

"That may be a long-winded discussion about the controls, but they represent the pinnacle of Yamaha’s engineering. Yet the company doesn’t forget comfort and fun."

"The Yamaha 275SD’s gracefully curved windshield and side windows are organically blended to the hull for a sleek look."

The cockpit is surrounded in comfortable seating. An entertainment galley behind the skipper’s seat houses a slide-out cooler and a prep station for snacks. The aft couch is divided in the center, providing a convenient walkway from the cockpit to the transom platform. It’s far more convenient than having to clamber the seats to the platform.

On each side of the walkway are forward-facing seats with movable backrests that convert the platform seats to chaise-style lounges. Bow seating is spacious too, and the forward seats can be configured to give kids a fun, forward-facing ride while keeping them safely inside the boat.

The entire cockpit is shaded by a hardtop that matches the sleek lines of the hull. Side windows on the 275SD are curved, with frames that blend into the fiberglass, eliminating that bolt-on look.

For a comparable jet boat, you’d have to look at Scarab and decide between its 255 or 285 ID ( $134,321 with comparable power, tower and trailer). Scarab offers INR (Intelligent Neutral and Reverse), which keeps the boat sitting still in true neutral when properly adjusted for the load and conditions. And it boasts a docking mode, which limits throttle speeds for steadier low speed maneuvers. It lacks Yamaha’s track enhancing articulating keel but makes more aggressive turns at speed. Yamaha’s patented jet-pump cleanouts on the platform allow the boater to remove ingested weeds from inside the boat—a feature no other jet-driven vessel can boast.

Also convenient are the flushing ports for rinsing saltwater from the cooling passages in the motor—a feature that makes it easy to perform that life-extending process. Battery switches are easy to access, so the boat can be made completely dormant during storage, sparing the batteries from frustrating parasitic drain. Also making the vessel easier to maintain is the spacious engine compartment that allows unfettered access to the inboard four-stroke engines when needed.

Big crews will want the convenience of a portable head compartment on board, and the 275SD has it. It features stone like countertops, with a freshwater sink, and a roomy interior lit by an LED light or portlight. The 275SD is apt to change the way people look at big dayboats. We’ve been around enough of them to know. —Randy Vance



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    Broker: Don Long 



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