Larson has gone big for 2002 — at least in the look, feel and features of its new Cabrio 310. The 31'-long mid-size cruiser boasts a 10'6" beam and is filled with creature comforts.
The Cabrio 310 rides on a 20-degree transom deadrise Duo Delta Conic hull, which was designed by Harry Schoell, a well-known marine architect. The DDC hull incorporates a notch that separates its fore and aft running surfaces. According to press material from Larson, the notch creates a wave of water pressure below the aft running surface to lift the stern during acceleration. The results reportedly are quicker time to plane with minimal bow rise and no "wallowing" under heavy load.
Designed for maximum versatility, the cabin was laid out with no bulkhead between the main cabin and mid-berth. That makes the mid-cabin an ideal common area for entertaining. Plus, the cabin boasts a variety of pampering amenities. The galley includes simulated granite counters, maple-trimmed cabinets, a double-burner stove, a microwave oven and a refrigerator. For abovedeck socializing, the cockpit features its own entertainment center with a sink and a refrigerator.
Among the new model's noteworthy design features is its aft boarding platform. Molded as part of the deck and hull, the platform is 3' deep and does not compromise cockpit or engine compartment space. Platform amenities include a boarding ladder that disappears behind a cover, a fender locker and a hot-and-cold-water transom shower.
The Cabrio 310 is offered with a variety of engines, in single or twin configuration, from MerCruiser and Volvo Penta.
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Little Falls, MN 56345