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Four Winns V285 (2010-)
(w/ 1 x 300-hp MerCruiser 350 MPI)

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Four Winns V285 (2010-)
Four Winns V285 (2010-)
The Four Winns V278 is now the New V285. Same stable V hull and panted running service with a new name for 2010, the V285. Capt Ron Svoboda gave the model a thorough test to see how this 7200 pound express cruiser works in action.

Key Features

  • Balsa-cored hull sides and deck
  • Bow anchor roller
  • Bow rails, welded one-piece, one-inch stainless steel
  • Aft shower, hot/cold
  • Stable-Vee hull
  • Swim platform integrated with hull and deck
  • Trim tabs
  • Aquaflex vinyl
  • Electric lift engine hatch
  • Double-wide helm with flip-up bolsters
  • Sony AM/FM/CD player
  • Shore power cable


Four Winns V285 (2010-) Specifications
Length Overall 28' 4''
8.64 m
Dry Weight 7,360 lbs.
3,340 kg
Beam 8' 6''
2.55 m
Tested Weight N/A
Draft 39''
.99 m
Weight Capacity N/A
Draft Up N/A Person Capacity N/A
Draft Down N/A Fuel Capacity 85 gal.
321 L
Air Draft N/A Water Capacity 21 gal.
79 L
Deadrise/Transom 17 deg. Length on Trailer N/A
Max Headroom 6' 0''
1.83 m
Height on Trailer N/A
Bridge Clearance 7' 0''
2.13 m
Trailer Weight N/A
Total Package Weight (Trailer,Boat & Engine) N/A
Prices, features, designs, and equipment are subject to change. Please see your local dealer or visit the builder's website for the latest information available on this boat model.

Engine Options

Four Winns V285 (2010-) Engine options
Std. Power Not Available
Tested Power 1 x 300-hp MerCruiser 350 MPI
Opt. Power Not Available

Four Winns V285 (2010-) Captain's Report is archived.

Four Winns V285 (2010-) Test Result Highlights

  • Top speed for the Four Winns V285 (2010-) is 38.3 mph (61.6 kph), burning 22.8 gallons per hour (gph) or 86.3 liters per hour (lph).
  • Best cruise for the Four Winns V285 (2010-) is 19.6 mph (31.5 kph), and the boat gets 1.87 miles per gallon (mpg) or 0.8 kilometers per liter (kpl), giving the boat a cruising range of 143 miles (230.14 kilometers).
  • Tested power is 1 x 300-hp MerCruiser 350 MPI.
For complete test results including fuel consumption, range and sound levels
go to our Test Results section.

Standard and Optional Equipment

Four Winns V285 (2010-) Standard and Optional Equipment
Marine Electronics
GPS/Chart Standard
VHF Radio Standard
Air Cond./Heat Optional
Battery Charger/Converter Standard
CD Stereo Standard
Head: Fixed Standard
Shore Power Standard
Trailer Optional
Trim Tabs Standard
TV/DVD Optional
Water Heater Standard
Windlass Optional
Microwave Standard
Refrigerator Standard
Stove Standard
Exterior Features
Arch: Electronics Standard
Hardtop Optional
Outlet: 12-Volt Acc Standard
Swim Ladder Standard
Swim Platform Standard
Transom Door Standard
Transom Shower Standard
Wet bar Standard
Camper Back Standard
Cockpit Cover Optional
Boats More Than 30 Feet
Generator Optional

Standard = Standard Optional = Optional

Four Winns V285 (2010-) Warranty

Four Winns V285 (2010-) Warranty Information
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Test numbers for this model are archived.