The mighty 2017 Four Winns HD 270 OB is based on the sterndrive-powered deck-boat hullhe The advantages of running an outboard include better shallow-water and beach access, but also lower maintenance and improved reliability since the outboard leg and prop can be tilted clear of the water when this boat is moored. Additionally, the sterndrive engine bay is freed-up to become one huge cavernous storage area for watertoys, which is certainly a big part of this 26ft 6in (8.08m) boats design intent. With oodles of seating from bow to stern and a huge 14-person passenger capacity, this is certainly a social dayboat and watersports platform The Four Winns Horizon HD 270 OB is set-up as a fun family boa foremost. Integral and carry-on coolers ensure lunch and drinks are right at hand. Theres also a step-down head with electric toilet. For the purpose of family boating, storage is cavernous to swallow all your carry-on weekend kit, theres a walk-though transom to the aft boarding platforms that are as deep as the swim ladder, while the hinged aft lounge converts into a reclining sun lounger when you want to just kick back. Bow seating is also full-length and comfy a second lunch station. The upmarket stitched dash with custom bezel toggle switches and premium vinyl upholstery adds to the luxury, while the rakish custom windscreen wraps well aft for protection and extra sports styling. All the deck gear is saltwater grade stainless steel, theres a windlass to make anchoring a breeze. The hull, which uses foam-filled stringers and moulded liners, is a patented Stable-Vee design with 20 degrees of deadrise for surefooted sports performance and predictable handling.