Why Knot | Larson 27' 2008

North Kingstown, RI

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John Osetek

David Walters Yachts is pleased to announce the opening of their Newport, RI, office with John Osetek at the helm. John's on the water experience is a varied as his marine business experience, from racing Thisles on Lake Ontario as a teenager to acting as operations officer aboard a fleet tanker during his service in the US Navy.

With over thirty years in the marine industry assisting clients in buying, selling, financing and building power and sailing yachts, John's experience and expertise run from runabouts and day sailers to custom world cruisers. His ten plus years with Alden Yachts make him a valuable resource for current Alden owners or those interested in purchasing an Alden.

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Basic Info

Yacht Name: Why Knot
Builder: Larson
Model: 260
Year: 2008
Location: North Kingstown, RI
Hull Material: Fiberglass

Well equipped pocket cruiser. 300hp Volvo (340hrs). Air, Gen set, Lowrance 525 plotter/fishfinder, VHF and trailer are some of it's equipment.


Length: 27'
Beam: 8' 10
Draft: 3'
Water Tank Capacity: 19 Gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity: 84 Gallons
Holding Tank Capacity: 12 Gallonns
Engine Manufacturer: Volvo
Engine Model: 5.7 Gi
Power: 300 HP
Number of Engines: 1
Fuel Type: Gas
Engine Hours: 340 Hours

Manufacturer Provided Description

The 260 Sport Cruiser offers a unique combination of a manageable length and a wide beam. You get more cockpit space for entertaining, and more live-aboard cabin room in an easy-handling boat that has big advantages over trailerable cruisers. Cockpit seating can be configured for lounging, cruising, or entertaining, and the aft seat stows to create more deck space. The 260 cabin features 6-feet, 3-inches of headroom for a spacious feel. A U-shaped dinette area converts easily to a V-berth. The galley has a Granulon countertop with molded sink, single-burner cooktop, microwave, coffee maker and dual voltage refrigerator all standard. The head features a vacuflush head, vanity with molded sink and hand-held shower.



  • Lowrance LMS-525 plotter/fishfinder
  • VHF
  • Stereo w/cockpit speakers


Hull & Deck

  • Stainless bow rail and pulpit.
  • Walk thru windshield.
  • Spot light.
  • Camper top.
  • Radar Arch.
  • Windlass.
  • Transom door.
  • Swim platform.
  • Trim tabs


Inside Equipment

  • Electric bilge pump
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Hot water
  • Marine head
  • Refrigerator
  • Battery charger
  • Shore power
  • 12v electrical system


Additional Equipment

  • Trailer