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Defiance Defiance 260(2006-)
(w/ 2 x 150 Honda 4-stroke)

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Defiance Defiance 260(2006-)
Defiance Defiance 260(2006-)
The Palmer Defiance models feature one of the best rides in the marine industry with their 22-Degree deadrise, defined strakes and bow flare. These boats love rough water and you will stay drier as you cruise through rough water with ease.

Test Power-- 2 x 150-hp Honda 4-stroke outboards

Best Cruise-- 21.9 mph @ 3500 rpm

WOT-- 45.4 mph @ 6000 rpm

Key Features

  • Deep V-hull
  • Stable trek hull design
  • Self-bailing cockpit which allows water to drain freely from the inside deck--off the boat
  • Non-skid walk-around foredeck with access to bow area
  • Great storage


Defiance Defiance 260(2006-) Specifications
Length Overall 25' 10'' Dry Weight 5,500 lbs.
Beam 8' 6'' Tested Weight N/A
Draft 18'' Weight Capacity N/A
Draft Up N/A Person Capacity N/A
Draft Down N/A Fuel Capacity 135
Air Draft N/A Water Capacity N/A
Deadrise/Transom 22 deg. Length on Trailer N/A
Max Headroom open Height on Trailer N/A
Bridge Clearance N/A 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

Defiance Defiance 260(2006-) Engine options
Std. Power 2 x 150 Honda 4-stroke
Tested Power 2 x 150 Honda 4-stroke
Opt. Power Not Available

Defiance Defiance 260(2006-) Line Drawing


Defiance Defiance 260(2006-) Photo Gallery

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Contemporary Looks

A bit of downward sweep of the shear at the bow, a steeply raked stem, and a reverse transom combine to give this boat a speedy look even when it is tied to the dock.

Good Visibility

In addition to numerous windows, the pilothouse door is entirely made of clear plex, providing an excellent view of the cockpit.

Defiance Defiance 260(2006-) Captain's Report is archived.

Defiance Defiance 260(2006-) Test Result Highlights

  • Top speed for the Defiance Defiance 260(2006-) is 45.4 mph (73.1 kph), burning 28.7 gallons per hour (gph) or 108.63 liters per hour (lph).
  • Best cruise for the Defiance Defiance 260(2006-) is 21.9 mph (35.2 kph), and the boat gets 2.86 miles per gallon (mpg) or 1.22 kilometers per liter (kpl), giving the boat a cruising range of 348 miles (560.05 kilometers).
  • Tested power is 2 x 150 Honda 4-stroke.
For complete test results including fuel consumption, range and sound levels
go to our Test Results section.

Standard and Optional Equipment

Defiance Defiance 260(2006-) Standard and Optional Equipment

Standard = Standard Optional = Optional

Defiance Defiance 260(2006-) Warranty

Defiance Defiance 260(2006-) Warranty Information
Warranties change from time to time. While BoatTEST.com has tried to ensure the most up-to-date warranty offered by each builder, it does not guarantee the accuracies of the information presented below. Please check with the boat builder or your local dealer before you buy any boat.
NMMA Certification Yes

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