Setting A New Standard
Setting a New Standard

Life should be lived to the fullest, and the 278 Super Sport provides the perfect vessel for you to create and experience some of life’s greatest adventures. Offering sophistication, performance & endless possibilities, the 278SS is loaded with standard features and amenities, satisfying all of your on-the-water dreams. From destination boating to cruising to watersport activities the 278SS has everything you need to enjoy your time on the water to the fullest

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Design a Monterey vessel that’s truly a one-of-a-kind masterpiece and know there will never be someone out on the water like you.

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Spec US Unit Metric Unit Description
LOA W/Swim Platform 26'8" 8.13M Length Overall, including add-on swim platform, not including bow rail or anchor roller
Beam 8'6" 2.59M Width of hull at widest section including rubrail
Deadrise 20° 20° Angle of keel measured at transom
Draft - Stern Drive Up 25" 63.5CM Depth of hull to lowest point, stern drive trimmed up
Draft - Stern Drive Down 40" 101.6CM Depth of hull to bottom of stern drive, trimmed down
Bridge Clearance W/Tower 8'2" 2.5M Height from water to highest point on tower, normal load
Fuel Capacity 80GAL 302.8L Capacity of fuel tank in gallons/liters
Water Capacity 15GAL 56.8L Capacity of water tank in gallons/liters
Waste Capacity 11GAL 41.6L Capacity of waste tank in gallons/liters
Max Persons Yacht Certified 14 (CE) Maximum Rated Persons Capacity
Dry Weight 5500LBS 2495KG Mass of boat with engine(s) and batteries, no fuel, water, waste, or gear
Max Power 430HP 321KW Maximum horsepower for safe operation
Standards & Options
Engine Option Standards and Options


Bimini Top w/Embroidered Boot StandardStandard


Carry-on Cooler (25QT) 2 StandardStandard
Courtesy Lighting, Blue/White, LED 12V StandardStandard
Drink Holders, Stainless Steel (10) StandardStandard
Fiberglass Cockpit Liner w/Non-Skid and Drainage StandardStandard
Grab Handles, Black Urethane w/Stainless Steel Inserts StandardStandard
Outlet, 12V StandardStandard
Stereo, Fusion Satellite Ready AM/FM/BLUETOOTH w/built-in iPod Dock, (4) JL Audio 6.5" Speakers w/LED Lights & Dash Remote StandardStandard
Storage, In-Floor Ski w/Gas Assisted Hatch Cover, & Dry Deck StandardStandard
Storage, Side Panels StandardStandard

Electrical Systems

Battery Switch, Dual w/Additional Battery Tray StandardStandard
Weatherproof Electrical System w/Individual Circuit Protection StandardStandard
Transom Tilt Switch StandardStandard

Engine Compartment

Automatic Bilge Pump StandardStandard
Bilge Blower StandardStandard
Fire Port StandardStandard
Forced Air Ventilation w/Concealed Vents StandardStandard
Gelcoated Bilge & Engine Compartment w/Engine Hatch Electrically Actuated StandardStandard

Fuel Systems

Double Clamped Fuel Lines StandardStandard


Counter Top w/Solid Surface Inlay StandardStandard
Flooring, Synthetic Wood StandardStandard
Toilet (Port-Potti) StandardStandard
Vanity w/Sink & Pull Out Sprayer StandardStandard


Compass StandardStandard
Digital GPS Speedometer StandardStandard
Instrumentation w/Fog Resistant Gauges (Digital) & Low Glare Night Lighting StandardStandard
MP3 Adapter StandardStandard
Outlet, 12V StandardStandard
Steering Wheel, Leather Wrapped w/Chromed Stainless Spokes StandardStandard
Steering, Power Assisted StandardStandard
Steering, Tilt StandardStandard
Switches, Lighted Weatherproof StandardStandard

Hull & Deck

Air Assist Chine StandardStandard
Barrier Coat, Vinylester StandardStandard
Boarding Ladder, Telescoping & Recessed, Bow StandardStandard
Bow & Stern Eyes, Stainless Steel, w/SS Backing Plate StandardStandard
Bow Hand Rails, Stainless Steel StandardStandard
Bow Plate, Stainless Steel StandardStandard
Cleats, Stainless Steel Pull Up (6) StandardStandard
Colored Hull StandardStandard
Cooler Molded In, Bow StandardStandard
Custom Hull Side Graphics StandardStandard
Door, Walk-Thru at Helm StandardStandard
Door, Walk-Thru at Transom StandardStandard
Drain Plug, Brass Garboard StandardStandard
Horn, Electric Flush Mount StandardStandard
Lights, Docking, Stainless Steel StandardStandard
Lights, Navigation LED StandardStandard
NMMA Ceritified StandardStandard
Rub Rail, Heavy Duty w/Stainless Steel Insert StandardStandard
Ski Tow, Stainless Steel StandardStandard
Storage, Anchor w/Fiberglass Hatch (Drains Overboard) StandardStandard
Storage, Transom Wakeboard W/Gas Assisted Hatch & Dry Deck StandardStandard
Swim Ladder, Telescoping & Recessed, Stern w/Fiberglass Hatch StandardStandard
Swim Platform, Integral StandardStandard
Thru Hulls, Stainless Steel Above Waterline StandardStandard
Transhield Cover StandardStandard
Windshield, Aluminum w/Stainless Header, Curved Tempered w/Walk-Thru StandardStandard


Aft Facing Seat, Starboard StandardStandard
Aft L-Lounge w/Fiberglass Bases, Sun Island Feature, Stainless Steel Stern Rail StandardStandard
Bow Bolsters StandardStandard
Port Side Helm Seat, Bucket, Swivel w/Slider & Flip Up Bolster StandardStandard
Premium Starboard Helm Seat w/Bench Seat & Fold Down Armrest StandardStandard
Seat Cushions w/Storage Compartments, Bow StandardStandard

Underwater Gear

Trim Tabs w/Indicators & Auto Retract StandardStandard


Bow & Cockpit Cover: Onyx Optional FeatureOptional
Bow & Cockpit Cover: Rio Optional FeatureOptional
Bow & Cockpit Cover: Royal Blue Optional FeatureOptional
Bow & Cockpit Cover: Sapphire Optional FeatureOptional
Bow & Cockpit Cover: Taupe Optional FeatureOptional


Tower Cone Speakers, JL with 4 Channel Amplifier (Requires Stereo Upgrade Package & Tower Option) Optional FeatureOptional
Cockpit Inlay (SeaDek) (Terra) (Requires Swim Platform Inlay Option) Cockpit Inlay (SeaDek) (Terra) (Requires Swim Platform Inlay Option) Optional FeatureOptional
Cockpit Inlay (SeaDek) (Gray) (Requires Swim Platform Inlay Option) Cockpit Inlay (SeaDek) (Gray) (Requires Swim Platform Inlay Option) Optional FeatureOptional
Cockpit Table, w/Pedestal and Vertical side Mount Bases Fwd. & Aft. Optional FeatureOptional
Drawer Refrigerator-DC (Wetbar Option Required) Optional FeatureOptional
Stereo Upgrade Package Premium Includes 10" JL Subwoofer & 5 Channel Amplifier Optional FeatureOptional
Stereo Remote, Stern Optional FeatureOptional
Transom Shower w/Pressurized Water (Cold Only) Optional FeatureOptional
Wet Bar w/Solid Surface Insert, Sink, Faucet, Trash Receptacle, & Storage Optional FeatureOptional
Woven Flooring, Cockpit Optional FeatureOptional

Engine Compartment

Battery Charger w/Deck Plug (Standard in Australia) Optional FeatureOptional
Fire Extinguishing System (Domestic Only) (Std. In EU Countries & Australia) Optional FeatureOptional


Toilet, Pump-Out Deck Fitting Optional FeatureOptional
Electric Head System w/Holding Tank indicator & pump out deck fitting Optional FeatureOptional


Simrad GO7XSE GPS/Chartplotter/Sonar w/Transducer/Integrated Engine Functions & Depthsounder Optional FeatureOptional

Hull & Deck

Anchor, Stainless Steel (Requires Anchor Windlass Option) Optional FeatureOptional
Anchor Windlass Pre-Wire Optional FeatureOptional
Anchor Windlass w/Anchor Rope & Chain Optional FeatureOptional
Colored Hull Bottom (Other Than Arctic Ice) Optional FeatureOptional
Delete Graphics Optional FeatureOptional
Phender Pro Holders (4) Optional FeatureOptional
Portlight, In Head, w/Screen Optional FeatureOptional
Ski Tow Pylon, Removable Optional FeatureOptional
Swim Platform Inlay (SeaDek) (Terra) Swim Platform Inlay (SeaDek) (Terra) Optional FeatureOptional
Swim Platform Inlay (SeaDek) (Gray) Swim Platform Inlay (SeaDek) (Gray) Optional FeatureOptional
Underwater Lights, LED RGB Optional FeatureOptional
Wakeboard Tower, Black Electrically Articulating (Includes Wakeboard Bimini) Optional FeatureOptional
Wakeboard Tower, White Electrically Articulating (Includes Wakeboard Bimini) Optional FeatureOptional
Wakeboard Tower Hinged to fold down, Black (Includes Wakeboard Bimini) Optional FeatureOptional
Wakeboard Tower Hinged to fold down, White (Includes Wakeboard Bimini) Optional FeatureOptional


Bow Filler Cushions Optional FeatureOptional
Portside Forward/Aft Facing Lounger Optional FeatureOptional

Waste Systems

Grey Water System for Porta Potti Optional FeatureOptional
Macerator w/Overboard Discharge (requires Electric Toilet Option-Not Available w/Grey Water Option) Optional FeatureOptional
Grey Water System for Electric Head Optional FeatureOptional
Engine Total HP Ratio Drive Prop Max MPH Range GPH @ Cruise MPH PDF
*6.2L 350 DTS 350HP 2.20 BR III B3-24-SS 47-51 12.1@30 Download
6.2L 350 CAT DTS 350HP 2.20 BR III B3-24-SS 47-51 12.1@30 Download

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*Consult your local dealer for catalyst engine requirements for your region.

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