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Premier 270 S-Series

The Premier 270 S-Series is a fast, agile pontoon with a cool profile.

May 3, 2016
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Premier 270 S-Series
LOA: 27’5″ | Beam: 8’6″ | Draft: 3’0″ | Displacement: 3,500 lb. | Fuel Capacity: 47 gal. | More Information: pontoons.com Premier Pontoons

We Say: The Premier 270 S-Series is a fast, agile pontoon with a cool profile. Premier enhances this ‘toon’s sleek look with retro rectangular windshields over both consoles. That’s right, the 270 S-Series is a dual console. The windshields offer ample wind protection for the captain and co-pilot, as well as the crew lounging on the plush furniture in the main cockpit. The forward raked sport arch includes a Bimini to provide more protection.

Premier 270 S-Series
Premier 270 S-Series Premier Pontoons

With a Mercury Racing 400R outboard, the boat takes off like a rocket. In our efforts to record time to plane — hard enough to do on any pontoon — we had to settle for declaring it instantaneous. It took a mere five seconds to hit 30 mph en route to a 48.7 mph top speed. But the real beauty provided by Premier’s signature PTX package is agility. The triple-tube configuration includes strakes on the outer tubes and an aft pad on the center tube that generates lift. The PTX package gives the 270 S-Series V-hull-like handling, with inboard lean in hard-over turns at speed.

The cockpit has plenty of creature comforts, including plush couches with rear-facing backrests behind the helm seats so passengers can kick back and watch the wake or serve as spotters for watersports. There’s plenty of seating in the bow too.

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Premier 270 S-Series
Premier 270 S-Series Premier Pontoons

Who’d Want One: ‘Toon lovers looking for a boat with a little extra oomph.

Another Choice: The Harris Solstice DC 250 ($70,999 with a 200 hp Mercury Verado) is a dual console.

Bottom Line: $99,217 (as tested); pontoons.com

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