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Since 1965, Chaparral has prided itself on superior quality, innovation, value, performance, and customer service. And the company has the proof to back it up. Since 1981, the brand has dominated consumer and magazine awards for product excellence and customer satisfaction, and current models indicate the company has no intention of letting up. Today’s line encompasses everything from value-priced entry-level models, to premium sport boats, sport decks, cruisers, and sport yachts.

Chaparral 285 SSX

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Boat Description

Part sport boat, part luxury suite and all Chaparral, our classic 285 SSX is a one-of-a-kind marvel of space and performance. In the cockpit, a U-shaped lounge, well stocked wet bar, reversible aft seat and comfortable dual wide helm bolster say comfort in a big way. An optional Overnight Package includes shore power with 50' cord, DVD, 22" flat screen TV with dockside cable antenna, stainless steel AC/DC cockpit refrigerator, stainless steel cabin microwave, battery charger/converter and a corrosion protection system.

Boat Details
Beam 9 ftMax Draft 2 ft 11 in
Draft Board/Drive Up 1 ft 8 inDry Weight 7300 lb
Hull Material FiberglassHull Shape Deep Vee
Fuel Capacity 102 galLength Overall 28 ft 10 in
Cabin Headroom 5 ft 3 inDeadrise at Transom 22°
Number of Heads 1Water Capacity 13.50 gal
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Detailed Specs
Max Bridge Clearance 6 ft 2 inNumber of Berths 2

Standard Features


  • Backrest Cushion with Shelf Storage
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Cedar Lined Closet Storage
  • Enclosed Head with Sink and Faucet
  • Fiberglass Sliding Cabin Door w/Molded Steps
  • Head Storage Cabinet
  • Lighting in Cabin & Head
  • Lockable Cabin Door
  • Mirrored Forward Bulkhead
  • Opening Port Lights with Screens (4)
  • Porta- Pottie
  • Removable Dinette Table with Filler Cushions
  • Solid Surface Galley and Head Countertops
  • Teak and Holly Flooring
  • Ultra Soft - Touch Cabin Vinyl
  • V-Berth Seating with Storage Underneath


  • Cockpit Drainage System (CDS) with Self-Bailing Cockpit Liner
  • Cockpit Table
  • DC Power Plugs
  • Diamond Pattern Non-Skid, UL Approved
  • "quot;Dura-Life Max"quot; Premium Expanded Vinyl Cockpit Upholstery
  • Galley with Sink, Faucet, Ice Chest, Storage and Pressure Water
  • High Water Alarm
  • Lighting in Cockpit and Engine Compartment
  • Lockable Glove Box
  • Molded Swim Platform Lids
  • Premium Sound System: Sirius Satellite Ready, AM/FM CD Player, MP3 Jack, Remote Control and Display
  • Seating - Double Helm Seat w/Flip up Bolster - Adjustable
  • Seating U-Shaped Cockpit Lounge
  • Sirius Satellite Stereo with 6 Month Free Activation and Antenna (N/A International)
  • Stainless Steel Cockpit Grabhandles
  • Stainless Steel Cupholders
  • Stainless Steel Wraparound Walk-Thru Three Piece Windshield with Custom Supports
  • StarLite Seat Bases with Flow Foam
  • Storage in Floor and Side Panel
  • Storage in Motorbox
  • Walk-Thru Transom with Stainless Steel Gate
  • Water Resistant Speakers (4)


  • Accessory Panels with Illuminated Switches and Water Resistant DC Breakers
  • Battery Trays
  • Bilge Blowers
  • Bilge Pump - Automatic
  • Digital Hour Meter
  • Digital Instrumentation with Glass Lenses (Fog Resistant), Brushed Aluminum Faces and Stainless Steel Bezels
  • Emergency Shut Down Switch
  • Garmin 431 GPS
  • Gas Vapor Detector (Bilge Compartment)
  • Grounding Bars - Central, Engine and Dash
  • Polished Spoke Steering Wheel
  • Power Steering
  • Tilt Steering Helm
  • Windshield Wiper - Starboard


  • 100% Perma Panel Marine Coring (Lifetime Warranty)
  • Anchor and Rope Locker
  • Brass Drain Plug
  • Dual Battery Setup with Crossover Switch
  • Electric Horn
  • Engine Compartment w/ Electric Hatch Lift
  • Extended V-Plane Hull
  • Forward Deck Hatch
  • Injected Closed Cell Foam in Bottom of Hull (for Added Structural Strength and Sound Dampening)
  • Jump Start System
  • Kevlar Re-Inforced Hull Laminate
  • Navigation Lights
  • NMMA Certified
  • Premium Hydropel Resin
  • PVC Rubrail with Stainless Steel Insert
  • Shipping Cover
  • Stainless Steel Bow Rails
  • Stainless Steel Cupholders
  • Stainless Steel Hardware, Including Large Bow and Stern Eyes, Ski Eye, 4-Bolt Cleats and Flush Pull Latches
  • Stainless Steel Thru-Hull Fittings (Electro Polished)
  • Trim Tabs with Indicator Lights
  • Two Stainless Steel, Three-Step, Hideaway Boarding Ladder (Skier Side)


  • Integrated Swim Platform


  • Color Coordinated Bimini Top with Windscreen and Boot (Sunbrella) (Black, Blue, or Red)