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Sailfish 276 DC Boat Review

Let's take a closer look at the Sailfish 276 DC in this boat review

Sailfish 276 DC Boat Review

The Variable Degree Stepped Hull design on Sailfish boats assures a smooth and dry ride for maximum family enjoyment.

When it comes to making the entire family happy on a boat, a vessel better be a split purpose machine capable of doing multiple jobs on the same day. Sailfish Boats have been addressing these needs for years and their 276 DC might be the ultimate family platform.

I liken it to loading up the minivan for a cross country camping trip. Whatever the plan is if you think you might need anything, you better pack it just in case. This requires the most family friendly, versatile design on the water and a Dual Console does this work better than any other style of boat available.

For all-in-one convenience you’ll need lots of seating and storage and the 276 DC excels on both counts. Full wraparound seating is available forward with a convertible center panel that doubles as a dining table and filler for a sun pad or casting deck. Insulated storage is beneath the seats to port and bow center. A larger storage area to starboard extends into the console under the helm.

Seating under the shade top includes an electric adjustable captain’s chair at the helm and a convertible seat/lounge to port which faces forward and aft while also reclining into two additional positions. The cockpit features dual aft facing seats and convertible seating on three sides that folds away to create a roomy fishing cockpit.


As a sport boat the 276 DC fishes well out of the stern and offers a pair of cockpit fish boxes below deck, a 30-gallon live well in the transom and plenty of rod holders all around the deck. Water access is available via the transom door and folding ladder for diving or re-entry for tow sports.


The list of included features is impressive and without any of the optional package upgrades the 276 DC is completely outfitted for anything. Performance wise, the Variable Degree Stepped hull on this model offers one of the driest rides in her class. For pure family versatility, there’s no better design than a dual console and Sailfish has been making boating families happy in them for a very long time.

Sailfish 276 DC Specifications:

  • Length: 27’
  • Beam: 9’ 1”
  • Draft: 18” (hull)
  • Deadrise: 22-24 degree (multi-angle)
  • Weight: 7050 (rigged)
  • Max HP: 400
  • Fuel: 177 gallons
  • MSRP: $236,921 (as shown)
Sailfish 276 DC review
Access to the starboard side console is available through a side door as well as a larger forward lifting hatch for storing bulkier items.
Sailfish 276 DC review
Insulated storage is available beneath the port side and center forward seating.
Sailfish 276 DC review
A fresh water sink and prep area behind the helm seat is convenient for putting together lunch and clean-up afterwards.
Sailfish 276 DC review
The space beneath this starboard cockpit seating is another example of the generous number of storage options on the 276 DC.
Sailfish 276 DC review
A roomy fishing cockpit can easily transform into a social center by deploying triple stowaway lounge seats.
Sailfish 276 DC review
An insulated drink cooler under the port side cockpit seat offers convenient access to food and drinks from the helm area or cockpit.
Sailfish 276 DC review
This port side lounge chair can be adjusted to multiple configurations both upright and reclining to face forward or aft.
Sailfish 276 DC review
Within the port side console Sailfish offers an electric head and sink for family convenience and comfort.
Sailfish 276 DC review
This wraparound bow seating provides a comfortable dining spot with the addition of this removable table.
Sailfish 276 DC review
Adding a filler panel and seat cushions transforms the bow area into a roomy sun lounge.
Sailfish 276 DC review
The helm seating for your captain offers multiple adjustment options including an electric controller.
Sailfish 276 DC review
Numerous convenience accessories are incorporated into the construction of this large shade top enclosure.
Sailfish 276 DC review
This passageway to the bow can be closed off to the weather for a more quiet and comfortable ride when conditions call for some shelter.
Sailfish 276 DC review
This 30-gallon live baitwell in the port corner of the cockpit will keep the angler in the family happy.

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