The Davis 28 Center Console is a mini battlewagon with creature comforts.

The Buddy Davis brand conjures up images of big Carolina-style battlewagons. The Davis 28 Center Console isn’t as large, but the broken shear and wide flare hint of the distinguished family connection.

The hull sides maintain full freeboard all the way aft while the running surface steps up about 2 feet forward of the transom, giving the boat the look of a finned automobile. With 24½ degrees of deadrise aft and a very sharp entry, the 28 can smooth out sizable seas. Divinycell foam coring combined with vacuum-infused, vinylester-resin fiberglass composite construction offers super strength.

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