On Sunday, July 12, let’s all plan to go boating.



Albemarle 290XF

Boat Tests


Builder: Albemarle

Model: 290XF

Model Year: 2008

Boat Type: Sportfisherman

LOA: 30'6"

Beam: 10'9"

Draft: 2'8"

Weight: 12,500 lbs. (dry)

Standard Power: 2/315-hp Yanmar 6LPA-STP diesel inboards

Optional Power: 2/370-hp MerCruiser 8.1 Horizon gasoline inboards or 350-mhp Cummins MerCruiser QSD4.2-350 diesel inboards

Fuel Capacity: 265 gal.

Water Capacity: 28 gal.


Edson wheel
Pompanette helm chairs
Imtra windshield wipers
Corian countertops
Tappan microwave oven
Iso-Therm refrigerator
Fireboy smoke/fire/CO detector
Paneltronics electrical panels
3/Group 31 batteries (2/engine and 1/house)
Racor 900MA water-fuel separators (main engines)
Tides Marine dripless shaft logs
Groco interior-type sea strainers
Fireboy FE241 fire-ext. system
Bennett trim tabs


Lee Millenium Series outriggers
Ashley Welding tower w/full enclosure
Jensen TV and DVD/CD player
4-kW Fischer Panda genset
7,000-Btu A/C system
coaming pads
Maxwell Freedom 500 windlass w/ ground tackle
hull color
teak-and-holly sole

This article originally appeared in the May 2008 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.