Captain's ReportHarrisKayot has been building boats for the last 44 years. They are well built, durable, and have many standard features. For even stronger construction the tubes are crimped, then overlapped and welded together which gives the pontoons a stronger seam between cylinders. For added safety all tubes also have separate water tight bulkhead compartments.When it comes to adding on accessories HarrisKayot has already thought of that. All tubes have an accessory bracket that is permanently welded to it so that any fish locaters or transducers can be mounted securely.The interior features luxurious accommodations. The helm has a burlwood instrument panel with gold bezel Faria gauges. Another neat feature about this pontoon boat is that she can be boarded from three different directions. If you are after a few more features you can opt for the preferred package which comes with a three piece bow group with two chairs and a burlwood table, burlwood and leather wrapped steering wheel, four step swim ladder, marine head, changing room, hard top, gas grill, and much more. HarrisKayot offers a lifetime warranty on the decking and the boats themselves. Out on our test track the Grand Heritage 260 cruised at 16.1 mph at 4000 rpm and her top speed was 23.9 mph at 5200 rpm. At cruising speed she will travel a total of 608 miles and has a fuel burn of 3.1mpg.For extra smooth riding you can add an optional third tube with performance planing strakes. This will give you added stability and overall better handling. HarrisKayot has a whole line of accessories that can be added to each boat. They range from a walk-on hard top, a power bimini top, rail mounted or deck mounted gas grill, telescoping boarding ladder, among others. For more information call (219) 432-4555 or visit www.harriskayot.com.
Test Result Highlights
- Top speed for the Harris FloteBote Gr. Heritage 260 is 23.9 mph (38.5 kph), burning 8.6 gallons per hour (gph) or 32.55 liters per hour (lph).
- Best cruise for the Harris FloteBote Gr. Heritage 260 is 16.1 mph (25.9 kph), and the boat gets 5.19 miles per gallon (mpg) or 2.21 kilometers per liter (kpl), giving the boat a cruising range of 608 miles (978.48 kilometers).
- Tested power is 1 x 75-hp Mercury 4-stroke.
Standard and Optional Features
Full Warranty Information on this brand coming soon!