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Pro-Line 2610 WA

2 x 225-hp Mercury Optimax outboards

Brief Summary

The Pro-Line 2610 is an affordable walkaround that is loaded with fishing features and other standard equipment, usually found only on larger boats. She is an exceptionally dry boat with a soft ride, and she’s able to maintain 15-20 knots even in rough waters. We conducted a long-term test on this boat during the summer of ‘99.
**NOTE. The 2610WA has be redesigned and is now the 26 WALK.**

Key Features

There’s 65-square feet of fighting space in the cockpit, and the inwales have thick bolsters on all three sides. The transom features a self-draining freshwater sink and a deep circulating livewell. Both lids can double as a cutting surface and there are also two insole boxes for the catch of the day. At the helm the gauges are backlit and easy to read, and the electrical switches are within reach. The cabin can sleep two and the V-berth can be quickly converted into a dining area. There’s even a fully enclosed head with shower and a Vacuflush system. Meanwhile, the galley is complete with a refrigerator/freezer, electric stove and small sink.

Test Results

2000 9.2 8 5.4 1.7 1.48 307 267 76
2500 10.8 9.4 8.6 1.26 1.09 226 197 79
3000 18.3 15.9 13 1.4 1.22 253 220 85
3500 27.3 23.7 15.6 1.75 1.52 314 273 87
4000 33.7 29.3 20.6 1.63 1.42 294 256 86
4500 38.9 33.8 26.8 1.45 1.26 261 227 89
5000 43.4 37.7 30.6 1.42 1.23 255 222 94
5400 47.4 41.2 38.4 1.23 1.07 222 193 95


Length Overall 27' 6
Beam 9' 10
Dry Weight 5,900 lbs.
Draft 1' 9
Max Headroom 6' 1
Bridge Clearance 7' 4
Fuel Capacity 165 gal.
Water Capacity 30 gal.


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Acceleration Times & Conditions

Time to Plane 3.9 sec
0 to 30 6.7 sec.
Ratio 1:1
Props 15.5x17
Load 3/4 fuel, 1/2 water, 2 persons on board, min. cruising gear
Climate Temp: 83F, Humid: 67%, Wind: 5-10 knots, Seas: 1-2 feet

Engine Options

Tested Engine 2 x 225-hp Mercury Optimax outboards
Std. Power 2x150-hp Mercury outboards
Opt. Power 2x225-hp Mercury OptiMax outboards

Captain's Report

In designing the Pro-Line 2610 the company gave the boat as many fishing features possible, and still made it an affordable walkaround package.
The cockpit boasts 65-square feet of fighting space and we put it to the test offshore. The inwales have thick bolsters on all three sides, and the non-skid deck was aggressive enough to prevent slipping yet easy-to-clean.
Heading forward, the sidedecks are just wide enough for easy walking and cleaning with a scrub brush, and the high gunwales and stainless steel railing keep you secure and in the boat at all times.
The 2610 loves to take the seas head on, and at 27-feet overall she is an exceptionally dry boat with a soft ride. We’ve even had her out in 6-7 footers, and she was able to maintain 15-20 knots even in the rough stuff.
But two-foot chop is where she really shines. With our twin 225 Optimax outboards and a hardtop, we recorded a top-end speed of just under 50 mph. At best cruise of 27 mph, the outboards burned just 15.6 gallons per hour for a hefty 314 -mile cruising range at 3500 rpm.
The Pro-Line 2610 proved to be an excellent boat. With its long list of features, high performance and great value you will want to drive the 2610 for hours and hours.

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