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Heritage 251 Center Console

The Heritage 251 borrows a lot of the features of our larger models. Featuring an integrated glass windshield, Premium SoftTouch textured marine vinyl and a side entry door. This feature-packed boat is the perfect 25 footer for any growing family. Available in single and twin engine options and standard with windlass electric anchor and a large enclosed head with porcelain toilet.

Heritage 251 Center Console
Length
25' 2"
Beam
9' 2"
Draft (in)
18"
Seating for
12
Max Horsepower
425HP
Starting at
$102,490
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Side Entry Door

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Single / Twins

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Hard-Top Standard

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10-Year Hull Warranty

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Offshore Hull Design

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NMMA Certified

Features

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Integrated Tempered Glass Windshield

Made out of high-quality tempered glass, the integrated windshield protects the helm while maintaining excellent air flow thanks to the gaps at the top and sides. For the cooler days, fit the top openings with the optional close-out canvas to block off any wind. The glass is extremely easy to clean and will never fade, yellow or deteriorate.

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Side Entry Door

The side entry door is a very versatile feature that will quickly become one of your favorites. The door is part of the hull and deck mold and is one of the key features of this model. We build it this way so we can guarantees that it has necessary structural reinforcements needed. Our stringer system supports the door and a large heavy duty hinge hangs the door.

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Premium SoftTouch Textured Vinyl

Our Premium SoftTouch Textured Marine Vinyl is coated in Nano-Block Technology™, a next generation nanotechnology coating designed to provide ease of cleaning, protection from mildew and tough UV protection against discoloration. This Nano-Block protection creates a tough layer against abrasions, grease, grime, oils and even gasoline.

This high performance marine vinyl fabric is designed to pass the test of time with a soft yet durable feel and Sportsman's exclusive textured look.

Offered in Canyon Tan and Platinum Gray.

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Thru-Hull Windlass Anchor

Just push a button to retrieve your anchor in immense comfort from the helm making dropping anchor a breeze and saves your arms when it's time to move. This top-quality windlass system is installed thru-hull giving it a great clean look and comes standard with a high-grade stainless steel anchor.

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Bow Controls for Anchor

For ease of use and safety, we include foot controls at the bow for launching and retrieving your anchor, making the operation a one-man job. It also makes it very easy to see your anchor, rope and chain as it is getting reeled in. The controls have a plastic cover to prevent any unintentional button presses.

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Comfortable Bow Layout

The bow of this boat is designed with entertainment and versatility in mind. Features wrap around seating with all the cushions, removable backrests, 2 easily accessible large insulated fish boxes, drink holders and speakers to play your favorite tunes.

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Removable Filler Board w/ Cushion

The open bow design offers the convenience of a full walk-through to your anchor and bow but sometimes you may need some additional seating, this filler board with cushion latches securely opening up one additional seat and 2 cupholders.

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Bow Bolsters

The included bow bolsters on this boat serve double duty. When the bow cushion bottoms are on, they provide a soft cushion to rest your back but when the boat is set for fishing, they double as knee and leg pads when fighting a fish up front.

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Bow Storage

Bow storage is a breeze with 2 large insulated fish boxes and an 80-gallon in-floor macerated fish box.

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Fiberglass Hard-Top w/ Accessories

This beautiful over-sized hard-top is the center piece of this boat and is packed with convenience features. Equipped with JL Audio speakers, LED anchor light, map reading light, spreader light, rocket launchers, kingfish rod holders and Taco outrigger plates.

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Enclosed Head

Standard feature on this boat is a freshwater electric porcelain toilet with overboard discharge along with an on-board holding tank. Once the toilet flushes, it gets piped into the holding tank. From there, where legally allowed, a push of a button discharges the tank. Making this a very easy and convenient way of having a fully functional toilet on your boat.

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Macerated In-Deck Fishbox

At the center of the bow, a large macerated fishbox that can double as dry storage or a cooler.

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Matching Hard-Top Underside Color

A popular trend is to have the underside of the hard-top matched to the hull color, this adds additional appeal and ties in the color theme of the boat sides by bringing additional color to the cockpit area.

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Console Front Seat

Comfortable console-front seat with backrest.

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Console Front Cooler

Flip the bottom cushion of the console-front seat to reveal an insulated cooler. Conveniently located for those sitting up front.

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Anti-Fatigue Helm Pads

Feel all-day comfort with our custom anti-fatigue helm pads. You will notice a difference at the end of the day, your feet will thank you for it. Custom engraved with the Sportsman logo for that extra touch.

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USB Plug In-Dash & 12V Receptacle

With the ever-growing demand to keep your devices charged, we include two USB plugs at the helm. The 2 included USB plugs are for charging and will keep your devices charged without interfacing with any other device. It also includes a 12 receptacle where you can plug in any cigarette-lighter style plug.

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Compass

Considered one of the Four Great Inventions, the compass remains the cornerstone of any navigation system despite our advanced digital displays. Regardless of condition, your compass provides real-time heading and when used in combination with your GPS data, it allows you to optimize performance, fuel efficiency & improve safety. When it gets dark, there's a built-in light inside the compass for night use.

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Dash Panel Cover

Protecting your electronics from the blaring sun is a breeze with the included dash panel cover. This custom made cover features the Sportsman logo embroidered and is made out of a tough outdoor fabric that will last for years.

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Console Footrest w/ Pads

The console has molded in steps to offer a place to put your feet while the boat is underway. They are topped with custom pads with the Sportsman logo.

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Trim Tabs w/ LED Indicator

The electromechanical trim tab systems included with the boat features a recessed installation that keeps your trim tabs tucked inside the hull for easier boarding from the rear and self retracting capabilities. When the key switch is turned off, the tabs will automatically retract completely. The LED Indicator feature shows you exactly where the tabs are positioned at the helm control.

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Fiberglass Leaning Post w/ Flip-Up Bolsters

Comfort and function meet when it comes to this deluxe fiberglass leaning post. Designed with versatility in mind, it can accommodate two adults comfortably. The individually adjustable flip-up bolsters offers the convenience to allow you to stand or sit and includes a flip-down footrest.

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Leaning Post Livewell

Deep 30-gallon insulated livewell with a recirculating pump along with cupholders, prep area and tackle storage.

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Cockpit Bolsters

For extra added comfort when fishing, the cockpit bolster cushions provide a nice soft surface to push your knees and legs into when reaching into the water or fighting a fish.

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Under Gunwale Rod Racks

Storage for 3 rods is possible with the under gunwale rod racks. Each can accommodate a full length rod and doubles as a great place to store a gaff or net.

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Flush Mount Gunwale Rod Holders

This boat includes 4 high-quality Gemlux rod holders flush mounted on the gunwale. Outside of the obvious use of holding fishing rods, you may add any number of available 3rd party accessories designed to be mounted in a rod holder.

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Starboard Toe Rail

Located under the gunwale rod racks, the toe rail is designed as a brace point when heeling over the side of the boat to gaff or bring in a fish. You slide your toes under the bar and in conjunction with the bolster cushion, it provides a sturdy brace for your legs, even if the deck is wet or slippery.

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Rear Seating

Comfortable molded in seat for up to 3 adults.

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Rear Total Access Hatch

The rear Total Access Hatch gives you the ability to have large storage that's still incredibly easy to access. it's the perfect place for your life jackets, extra anchor, safety equipment, scuba gear and anything else you may need. When empty, it offers best-in-class access to your essential pumps and seacocks.

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Battery Switches

Access to the battery switches has never been easier. There is a switch for each engine and one for the house. The house isolates all of your electronics, lights, amps and pumps from your engine batteries. All batteries charge simultaneously when the motors are running.

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Boarding Ladder

Easily board your boat from the starboard side with the standard 4-step ladder. It stows away recessed into the deck and includes a lid for an obstruction-free swim platform.

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Removable Side Entry Ladder

Quickly deploy a 3 step ladder for the side entry door. When not in use, it collapses into a compact design for easy storage. The rubber-coated steps ensure good grip when climbing back on the boat even when wet.

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Transom Livewell

Deep 30-gallon transom insulated livewell at gunwale height for ease of use. It can also double as a cooler for drinks and food.

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Transom Door

The transom door has a latch to secure it and it offers the convenience of not having to step over anything to enter the boat.

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Transom Entry Storage

The step up for the door houses a small storage compartment ideal for docking lines and other small items that typically lay around the cockpit. The compartment does drain to keep your items dry.

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Freshwater Washdown w/ Tank

Standard with a freshwater washdown with a 13-gallon tank. Common uses include hosing down the deck, cleaning up the floor after you reel in a big fish or rinsing off yourself after a day at the sandbar. It's a great creature comfort you will quickly get accustomed to.

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Raw Water Washdown

With its unlimited supply, it is the perfect companion for the freshwater washdown. This system pumps outside water to a water outlet where you can screw in a regular hose.

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Underwater Lights

Built out of an anodized aluminum housing, these high quality LED underwater lights are a great feature for this model. The Lumitec underwater lights have a measured output of nearly 900 lumens, giving you plenty of blue glow behind your Sportsman. This boat comes equipped with 2 of them at the transom.

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Light Hull Color

We have two groups of colors, light and dark. A light color is included standard on this boat. You have the choice of one solid full hull color or a side and bottom color. View All Color Options

Additional Features

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Interior LED Lighting Package

When the sun goes down, the cockpit comes to life. The included lighting package is as beautiful as it is functional, a blue glow covers every inch of the cockpit for safety and aesthetics.

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Rub Rail Navigation Lights

Traditionally, navigation lights are mounted somewhere on the bow in the form of a top mount or pop-up light but this exposes them as an easy damageable target. Our rub rail navigation lights are LED, super bright and barely noticeable. The lights are integrated into the rub rail on either side of the bow and provide the ultimate obstruction free installation.

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Pull Up Cleats

High quality Gemlux pull-up cleats are standard throughout the boat. They offer a flush installation and very smooth operation.

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Self Bailing Cockpit

This important safety feature allows any water on the deck to drain overboard and not into the bilge area. Any water that seeps into the bilge, can only be pumped out by the bilge pump, which is slow at draining large amounts of water. All Sportsman Boats have a collector box drainage system that ties in all drains from the deck and redirects the water directly overboard without mechanical assistance.

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Grip Tex Yacht Style Non-Skid

This texture is applied to the deck and step areas for a uniform random non-skid coat. This type of non-skid is not patterned and is easy to repair should it ever get chipped or damaged.

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High Speed Livewell Pick Up

As the name suggests, high speed pick ups ensure that your livewell is receiving a consistent water supply even at high speeds. The scoop shape design directs water into the intake and reduce air locks at high speeds. Additionally, the strainer design on the scoop provides filtering of large debris.

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SportTech® Advanced Fabrication Process

Our SportTech® hulls feature a no wood, all fiberglass construction, meticulously engineered to withstand the test of time and built using advanced composite materials, resins and bonding agents. The hulls are crafted with vinyl ester resin for its ultimate weatherability and resistance to water intrusion, a 10-Year Limited Hull Warranty is standard on all Sportsman Boats.

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NMMA Certified

For a boat to be NMMA certified, it must follow all of the strict guidelines set by the NMMA for certification. Sportsman Boats diligently follows all of the manufacturing guidelines and is committed to only using certified parts and components in all models. Learn more about the NMMA Certification process.