Offshore / Big Water

Cuddy King 280

Voted By Anglers As The King Of All Sportfishers.

Wherever your desired destination, the Cuddy King will get you there and back in ultimate comfort and confidence. Along the journey, relax and enjoy the ride thanks to the thoughtful cabin layout you select from countless options. Everything from the most comfortable seating, to a convertible dinette area and private enclosed head are designed with the angler in mind. Driver and passenger Mariner suspension seats are positioned for the most optimal view through the forward-leaning windshield. Offshore performance is optimized by a 39º upswept bow entry, true reverse chine, and 8’ wide bottom. This vessel boasts superior materials from bow to stern as evidenced by its heavy-gauge 5086 aluminum alloy and stainless steel thru-hull fittings. Out back, the Cuddy King’s self-draining, composite rear deck is renowned for offshore action. A tackle rigging station sits atop a 37-gallon transom fish box with split cutting board lid. If you fill that hold, no worries, because there is an additional 158-gallon, insulated fish box with a macerator pump out located in the floor. Rod storage is solid. Gunwales are padded. It’s 100% ready to harvest. Just plot those waypoints and away you go.

Long Range Fuel Capacity.

The 28’ Cuddy King features a 121-gallon standard, diurnal fuel capacity for multi-day adventures. Upgrade to 160-gallons and open even more ocean for exploring.

Solid Works Technology.

The Cuddy King is built to precise specifications using Weldcraft’s 3D CAD, Solid Works Engineering system. Every part, every angle, every weld is computer-driven to achieve a level of structural perfection and consistency unmatched by other offshore boats.


(including bracket)
9.2m / 30′ 2″
Beam 2.6 m / 102″
Bottom 243.84cm x 6.35mm / 96″ x.250″(5086-H116) w/Reverse Chine
Side 101.6cm x 4.06mm /40″ x .160″ (5086-H116)
Dry Weight 2611 kg / 5756lbs
Fuel 492.1 L / 121 USG diurnal fuel system
Max HP Rating 373kw / 600 HP
Engine/Jet Unit POWER CHOICE IS YOURS: The Cuddy King is available with standard single or twin outboards.
Maximum Capacities 10 person or 1650lb 750kg
4500lb, 2041kg motor, persons, gear


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  • 30″ Single / 25″ twin engine offshore bracket with integral bottom
  • Full reverse chine bottom design
  • Full-width tread plate swim platform
  • Extruded chine, formed toe rail and keel strip
  • Full hard top (116″) w/ forward leaning windows, grab handles, red/white LED cabin lights, Alaskan bulkhead, tread plate roof, & 3″ full length top grab rails
  • Cuddy cabin with evac hatch, storage, shelving, cushions, and
  • 2 LED red/white cabin lights
  • Swept bow with rails and self-draining anchor rope locker
  • Transom w/ 37-gallon fish box, cutting board lid & locking rigging compartment doors
  • 4 Side storage trays with gunwale rod racks- 2 per side
  • Gunwale side tray access step/seats with grab handles
  • 158 gallon (50″) insulated floor fish box w/ macerator pump out
  • Self-draining cockpit w/ composite UV resistant flooring NEW FOR 2022
  • Pressure tested sub floor fuel cell
  • Heavy duty welded double bow eye
  • 2 – Welded stern eyes
  • 7 – 8″ Welded cast cleats
  • Transducer brackets
  • Choice of 3 granite paint colors on boat interior and exterior from the gunwales up
  • Non-skid foam pads on gunwales and cuddy cabin
  • Side stripes & vinyl graphics
  • Offshore zinc anodes – 2x
  • Stainless steel thru-hull fittings below waterline w/ seacock valves
  • Forward scuppers in rear deck drain trays
  • Framed glass package including 2 piece fixed front windshield, sliding side windows w/ screens, rear bulkhead windows, V-berth side windows & lockable sliding bulkhead door
  • Mariner suspension seats w/ swivels on aluminum risers w/ foot rests
  • 47″ bench storage seats w/ access doors
  • Port console storage
  • Vinyl covered marine grade plywood floors inside cabin
  • Carpeted sidewalls inside of cabin
  • Floor courtesy lights
  • Stainless steel cup holders inside cabin
  • Cuddy cabin doors
  • Cabin sub-floor storage w/ vinyl-wrapped boards
  • Hydraulic steering system w/ tilt helm
  • Driver dash w/ rocker switches, fuel gauge, trim tab controls, and room for 2-12″ screens
  • Driver and Passenger side pantograph wiper
  • Dual USB ports at port dash, starboard dash, and in V-berth
  • LED navigation and anchor lights, SS marine horn
  • Electric trim tabs
  • 3- Auto bilge pumps & 1 high water bilge alarm
  • CO detectors in V-berth and main cabin
  • Washdown
  • Fuel water separator
  • Dual battery switch w/ boots
  • EZ Loader – T102BT 26-30 8500
  • EZ Loader – TI102BT 26-30 12000
  • Gateway – GTT60/25-28
  • Gateway – GTRT60/28
  • Offshore Cabin floor plan (includes head & galley, dinette, front & back seat options)
  • Galley upgrade
  • Outboard – single & twin pre-rig
  • Kicker motor pre-rig
  • Hang, rig & run
  • Integrated trolling motor bracket
  • Optional gauge upgrade
  • Fuel water separator upgrade
  • Twin engine tie bar
  • Power assist steering
  • Bow anchor system
  • Auxiliary fuel line w/ quick-connect
  • Stern rails
  • V-birth cabin door
  • Ladder for hard top
  • Welded side rub rails
  • Radar mount
  • Anchor pulpit
  • V-berth Marine Head
  • Porta potti in V-berth
  • Interior cabin curtain package
  • Tilt helm
  • Deluxe 12 volt outlet package
  • On board diesel heater
  • AM/FM CD Stereo
  • Remote spotlights
  • Roof mounted rod rack
  • In floor rod storage
  • Rear steering station
  • 3 step boarding ladder
  • Shore Power

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