Dusky's 278 Fisherman's Cuddy was created for the fisherman who requires 360 degrees of open cockpit fishability but also needs a shelter cabin for the family. We've raised our casting platform just high enough to be multipurpose. Her non-skid casting platform is still mountable for bait casting and provides lockable stowage for those anglers who leave their boat in the water or at a marina.Dusky 278 FC is equipped with the Dusky Drive; a unique fiberglass outboard bracket with integrated swim/dive platform. The Dusky Drive improves maneuverability and stability to your boat while allowing a full transom for safety. Outfit her to your liking with a wide variety of equipment from our extensive options list. Designed for the serious offshore fisherman who wants to enjoy the confidence afforded by this sturdy, heavy-duty and dependable DUSKY hull. And custom made doesn't mean you'll spend a fortune either. Our factory-direct pricing means more purchasing power for you.
Available with either inboard or outboard powering options, including Suzuki and Evinrude. All inboard models are available with optional keel.
LOA: 27' 8"
Beam: 8' 5"
Draft: 13" (hull only)
Hull weight (approx.): 4700 lbs.
Max HP: 450
Std. Fuel capacity: 100 Gal.
The Dusky 278 Fisherman's Cuddy is perfect for use as a dive boat, fishing boat, water skiing boat, offshore boat, and cabin boat.
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