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1989 28 (ft.) Checkmate 281

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General Information

Listing# 37308

FT LAUDERDALE, FL, United States
Boat Type
Model Year
High Performance Boats
28 (ft.)
Hull Material
Fuel Type
Number of Engines

General Details

This 1989 Checkmate Maxxum 281 with 800 easy hours on twin Mercruiser 454 Mags delivering 385hp that feature recently rebuilt carbs and newly installed seawater pumps. This performance cigarette boat will give a thrill to the velocity enthusiast with a top speed of 60mph and a cruising speed of 40mph. Boat was removed from upholstery shop because they went out of business, rear hatch and seats need upholstery which is included with the vessel. Checkmate Boats has been building high performance boats in Bucyrus, Ohio for over 40 years. In today's mass production society, it’s nice to see a boat builder who still builds them "one at a time."Checkmate is one of the longest running family owned boat building business in the industry. They have built a name that is synonymous with quality and performance.The hull is "hand laid" fiberglass, with sanding between layers to allow better adhesion.If you are looking for a high performance family boat, this Checkmate is the one!



LOA                            28' Hull Length                   27’9” Running Surface            27’9” Beam                           8’ Dry Weight                   5,300lbs Deadrise                       º Fuel Capacity               90 gal Draft - Engine Up         " Draft - Engine Down     " Persons Capacity          Weight Capacity           Bridge Clearance          4’4"   Engine and Mechanics Engine Make: Mercruiser                                  Model: 7.41 Fuel Type: Gas Horse Power: 385 Hours: 800 Drive Type: I/O   Exterior 316L Grade Stainless Steel Grab Rails SS Rub Rail Insert   Helm Custom Fog Resistant Gauges Deluxe Steering Wheel Digital Depth Gauge Hour Meter JBL AM/FM/CD Player Lighted Rocker Switches Tilt Wheel   Interior Aft Convertible Sun Pad Battery Disconnect Switch Composite Seat Cushions Bases & Backs Dual Open Back Helm Seats Fire Extinguisher Interior Handle Stain & Scuff Resistant Vinyl  
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
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