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29' World Cat 290EC


DANCING BEAR II is a serious offshore fishing vessel. The World Cat 290EC was designed to meet the demands of hardcore fishermen while keeping the family comfortable and safe. This rugged yet comfortable power catamaran is the perfect vessel for a weekend family getaway or overnight offshore expedition. Special features include a 4kw diesel powered generator, central heat & air conditioning, great electronics, centerline helm, fold down seating, bait prep and live-bait well. She has an enclosed head and shower with access from both the cabin and cockpit, a walkthrough transom, ample storage and comfortable cabin space for fishermen and their families. Built on World Cat's respected and fuel efficient hull, the 290EC provides a smooth, dry ride with comfortable amenities.

  • Make: World Cat
  • Model: 290EC
  • Year: 2009
  • Length: 29ft
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Engine/Fuel Type: unleaded
  • Located In: San Francisco, CA

2009 World Cat 290EC

  • Category: Power
  • Class: Power Catamarans
  • Designer: Forrest Mulden
  • Builder: World Class Catamarans, Tarboro NC
  • LOA: 29.08 feet
  • Beam: 9.5 feet
  • Max Draft: 1.25 feet
  • DryWeight: 9700 pounds
  • CruisingSpeed: 26 knots
  • MaxSpeed: 44 knots
  • Total Engines: 2
  • Engine 1
  • EngineMake: Suzuki Outboard
  • EngineModel: Four Stroke
  • EngineYear: 2009
  • EngineFuel: unleaded
  • PropellerType: Stainless Steel
  • EngineHours: 854
  • Engine 2
  • EngineMake: Suzuki Outboard
  • EngineModel: Four Stroke
  • EngineYear: 2009
  • EngineFuel: unleaded
  • PropellerType: Stainless Steel
  • EngineHours: 851
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 250 gallon
  • Fuel Tank Count: 1
  • Water Tank Capacity: 35 gallon
  • Water Tank Count: 1
  • Holding Tank Capacity: 20 gallon
  • Holding Tank Count:1
  • Double Berths: 1
  • Cabins: 1
  • Heads: 1

Additional Descriptions


The 290EC has comfortable accommodations for overnighting. She features a centerline queen size berth with a TV and DVD player on the bulkhead at the foot of the bed. On the starboard side there is direct access to a spacious head compartment with a marine toilet, vanity sink and a shower. On the port side is the galley which features a refrigerator, microwave oven and a sink.

Electronics and Navigation
  • Raymarine E120 GPS Chartplotter
  • Raymarine Radar
  • Raymarine Fishfinder
  • Raymarine ST70 Autopilot
  • Lowrance Elite 70 GPS Chartplotter
  • ICOM IC-M504 VHF Radio
Factory Specifications
  • Patented Vectorflo® semi-displacement hull provides a dry, stable and comfortable ride
  • Our Unibody Construction® fuses the hull and deck to maximize hull rigidity and strength for the life of your World Cat
  • Ten-year limited, transferable, structural hull warranty
  • Full 316 stainless steel hardware package provides a lifetime warranty against structural corrosion for years of carefree use
  • 100% composite construction creates a solid, durable, rot-free platform for serious offshore performance
  • 100% composite transom reinforced with aluminum backing plates to hold up the stresses of high-horsepower engines
  • Independent propulsion, fuel, and electrical systems for the added security that you will be able to return home safely on one engine
  • Non-corrosive, polyethylene fuel tanks, which will not rust or corrode in the harsh salt-water environment
  • Large diameter PVC rigging tubes provide ample room for the rigging of electronics, while providing excellent chafe protection for the electrical systems
  • Self-bailing cockpits with a minimum of four (4) oversized drains to utilize gravity to quickly drain your deck
  • Minimum of two (2) 1500-gph bilge pumps with automatic float switches quickly evacuate the hull to keep you safe and your hull dry in almost any situation
  • Break-away dive ladder for easy transom entry is standard on all models for added safety and convenience
  • Water-resistant bilge hatches with compression gaskets in motor-wells to provide bilge pump access and serviceability
  • Molded-in diamond pattern non-skid on all walking surfaces provide enough grab for safety without hurting your feet
  • Toe-rails to increase cockpit floor-space and fishability while improving comfort and safety. (Not available on the 270SD)
  • All cleats and rod-holders are through-bolted with backing plates for heavy-duty marine use
  • Heavy-duty wiring systems meet or exceed all NMMA requirements and include tinned copper wiring, Deutsch® sealed connectors, and wires labeled every three inches
  • All wires are labeled every 3 inches for ease of maintenance and serviceability
  • Battery management system monitors and chargers all battery banks while allowing for emergency
  • Hydraulic steering system with tilt-helm, dual steering cylinders, and a liquid tie-bar
  • Chrome-plated, epoxy-coated stainless steel fasteners throughout for long-term performance and appearance
  • Full upholstery kit includes aft coaming pads on all boats and forward coaming pads on center consoles
  • LED cockpit and navigational lighting for years of trouble-free boating
  • Bow Anchor locker for convenient storage of chain and rode
  • Raw and fresh water systems
  • Stainless steel cup holders
  • Power Assist Steering 13" Edson Wheel
  • Premium marine grade vinyl and foam used on all upholstery to provide years of good looks and easy care
  • Minimum of two (2) twist lock 12V DC plugs in the cockpit for downriggers, electric reels, kites, or drink blender (TE's include four)
  • Eight (8) stainless steel recessed cleats provide maximum holding power and minimum interference with fishing lines
  • Livewells and fishboxes are double insulated with composite coring and urethane foam for consistent temperature control
  • Customer care package including Coast Guard kit, four (4) fenders, six (6) dock lines, batteries, full fuel tanks and 20 hour engine service
  • All World Cats are NMMA certified following ABYC standards while all models over 26 feet are Yacht Certified for added safety
  • Only catamaran builder to achieve four (4) straight Marine Industry CSI Awards for fiberglass outboard boats from 2004 to 2007
  • All World Cat helms are ergonomically designed using our CAD system to provide comfortable placement of controls, gauges, and electronics while assuring excellent bow visibility per ABYC guidelines. As the skipper of your new World Cat you'll find its helm to be simple, safe, and fun

Additional Features

  • GPS
  • VHF
  • TV SET

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. Buyer should assume that items on the vessel at the time of viewing, but not specifically listed on this specification sheet, are not included with the sale of the yacht, and should instruct his agents, or his surveyors to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. Buyer assumes responsibility to verify all speeds, consumptions, capacities and other measurements contained herein and otherwise provided, and agrees to instruct his surveyor to confirm such details prior to purchase. This vessel is subject to sale, price and inventory changes, and withdrawal from market without notice.

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