NorthCoast 285 HT

NorthCoast 285 HT: A Testament to Rugged Versatility and Exceptional Fishing Performance

Available at Pocket Yacht Company in Maryland and North Carolina

Overview The NorthCoast 285 HT stands as a beacon of ruggedness and versatility, designed for those who dare to challenge the Atlantic’s mightiest waters. Inspired by the classic downeast New England style, it blends traditional aesthetics with modern technology, ensuring a balance of comfort and functionality. Whether navigating the storied Stellwagen Banks or cruising closer to shore, the 285 HT’s exceptional performance and durability set a new standard in the sport fishing boat category.

Performance That Stands the Test

  • Power and Speed: Equipped with Twin 300HP for a wide-open throttle of 57MPH, the 285 HT is built to plane quickly, even with less horsepower.
  • Superior Handling: With a 23-degree deadrise and aggressive lifting strakes, the boat offers a quick, dry, and comfortable run, maintaining stability with a high freeboard and a flared bow.
  • Impressive Range: Boasting a 216-gallon usable fuel capacity, cruise at 24MPH, burning 14GPH with a conservative range of 290NM, ensuring you can venture further with confidence.

Design and Comfort

  • Spacious Interior: The 285 HT comfortably sleeps four, with an aft berth and a private head, making it perfect for both fishing teams and family expeditions.
  • Elegant Craftsmanship: Experience the warmth of traditional wooden drawer faces and head door with wood veneer in the below-deck cabin, combining classic charm with modern functionality.
  • 360-Degree Visibility: Enjoy excellent visibility with 6’2″ headroom, L-shaped seating, and a helm area that accommodates all your favorite electronics.

Fishing Heritage and Innovation

  • Storage and Functionality: With massive storage capabilities, including a 40-gallon illuminated live well and tackle drawers, every aspect is tailored for the ultimate fishing experience.
  • Pilothouse Excellence: The custom fiberglass windshield frame, coated windshields, sliding side windows, and Fusion Stereo system create an environment where focus and relaxation coexist.

Boat Notes from the Owner Jake Grainger, a proud 285 owner, likens the boat’s handling to a sports car, noting its capability to plane off at low speeds and its exceptional dryness – traits that make the 285 HT a joy to own and operate.

Standard Equipment and Customization

  • Hull and Deck: The ‘no wood’ construction with a 12-year structural hull warranty ensures lasting durability.
  • Cockpit Features: From the 40-gallon live well to the fresh and saltwater wash-down systems, every element is designed for practicality and ease.
  • Mechanical Robustness: The three-battery system, pressure cold water system, and shore power capabilities highlight the boat’s readiness for any challenge.

Additional Factory Options

  • Personalization: Customize your 285 HT with options ranging from hull colors to SEAKEEPER 2 stabilization, ensuring your boat perfectly suits your lifestyle and needs.

For pricing, and specifications, and to explore the full range of options, visit Pocket Yacht Company in Maryland and North Carolina. Embrace the sea with the NorthCoast 285 HT – a boat that epitomizes the essence of adventure, resilience, and classic elegance.

Options, freight, and taxes are extra. Specifications, equipment, and options may change without notice.

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