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Chaparral 310 Signature

$144,000

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AL GROVER'S

500 South Main Street
Freeport, NY, 11520
United States
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Make Chaparral
Model 310 Signature
Year 2013
Condition Used
Price US$144,000
Type Power
Class Cruiser (Power)
Length 31 ft
Fuel Type Gas
Hull Material Fiberglass
Location Bellmore, New York
LOA 31 ft
Beam 10 ft
Max Draft 3 ft 3 in
Min. Draft 1 ft 11 in
Deadrise at Transom 19°
Dry Weight 10600 lb
Max Bridge Clearance 10 ft 6 in
Cabin Headroom 6 ft 4 in
Engine Type Inboard/Outboard
Engine Make Mercruiser
Engine Model 350 MAG DTS Bravo III
Fuel Type Gas
Engine Year 2013
Power 300 hp
Drive Type Stern Drive
Engine Location Port
Propeller Type 6 Blade
Propeller Material Stainless Steel
Engine usage (hours) 264
Engine Type Inboard/Outboard
Engine Make Mercruiser
Engine Model 350 MAG DTS Bravo III
Fuel Type Gas
Engine Year 2013
Power 300 hp
Drive Type Stern Drive
Engine Location Starboard
Propeller Type 6 Blade
Propeller Material Stainless Steel
Engine usage (hours) 264
Covers
  • Cockpit cover
Electrical Equipment
  • Shore power inlet
  • Generator
Electronics
  • Depthsounder
  • Radar
  • TV set
  • Navigation center
  • Plotter
  • Radio
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • Cockpit speakers
  • VHF
Inside Equipment
  • Electric bilge pump
  • Microwave oven
  • Air conditioning
  • Electric head
  • Heating
  • Hot water
  • Refrigerator
  • Battery charger
Outside Equipment/Extras
  • Cockpit shower
  • Cockpit cushions
  • Swimming ladder
Cabins 2
Single Berths 6
Heads 1
Fuel Tanks 118 gal
Fresh Water Tanks 40 gal
Holding Tanks 28 gal
Hull Shape Modified Vee
Windlass Electric Windlass
Trim Tabs Yes
Hull Warranty Lifetime

Description

Strike, You Are IN! Own Your Arrival

Clean, Clean, Clean. Unlike all the others, your cruiser is distinct. Her unique styling and striking red hull color enable you to stand apart from all others. Optimal power from optional upgraded twin Merc 350 MAG DTS MPI Bravo III outdrives, 264 hours, always professionally maintained, Mercruiser PLATINUM WARRANTY to 2020. This superior comprehensive policy covers mechanical and electrical parts and labor. This original owner has owned Chaparrals and made certain this was best with an upgraded 5 kw generator, Garmin 7212 GPS/HD Radar, Garmin 200 vhf, cockpit fridge, spotlight, windlass, 2 TV's, EPIRB, life raft and more. Electric aft lounge seat extends into sun lounge with electric switch. Smart design provides safe and easy walk-thru windshield to foredeck, extensive storage from the transom through the cabin plus high 6' 4" headroom. Truly CLEAN for your top choice. WARRANTY. Serviced and detailed July 2019 for you to comfortably enjoy now. Schedule your off-site appointment.

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Manufacturer Provided Description

Maximizing our patented Wide Tech technology to the max, the exciting 310 Signature takes cruiser design to a fresh level of style, cabin appointments and performance. Everywhere you look Chaparral's spark of innovation shines. Topside, the standard fiberglass hard top provides ultimate all-weather protection and features tri-colored LED lighting and molded speaker mounts. In the cockpit, you get a feeling of total security wrapped in unmatched luxury. Two cockpit seating options meet every need. The standard cockpit includes a conventional aft couch with a molded storage trunk at the transom. The popular optional cockpit (shown) offers boaters a rear bench and a transom lounge that converts to a sun deck. Ultra refined, the 310 has a side-entry cabin door, a carefree single level cockpit, and redesigned helm seating.

Standard Features

CABIN

  • 55-Ounce Carpeting - Removable
  • Aft Cabin Privacy Curtain
  • Aft Cabin U-Shaped Seating - Converts to Double Berth with Backrest as Filler
  • Cabin Overhead and Indirect Lighting
  • Cabin Port Lights - Fixed (4)
  • Solid Wood Cabin Table with Stainless Steel Hardware and Dedicated Storage
  • Carbon Monoxide Detectors (3)
  • Color Coordinated Cabin Fabrics with Scotchgard Protectant
  • DC Power Plug
  • Dinette Sofa with Storage Below
  • Fiberglass Cabin Floor Liner with Floor Storage
  • Fiberglass Ceiling Liner
  • Forward Deck Hatch with Screen and Shade
  • Grab Handle (For Exiting Cabin)
  • Hand Stitched Diamond Pattern Upholstery
  • Lighting - 12 volt
  • Lockable Opaque Sliding Cabin Entry Door
  • Main Cabin Television 22" Flat Screen, Dual Positioning with DVD, Hardtop Antenna and TV Coax to Dockside
  • Premium Sound System: AM/FM CD Player with Remote Control Display, MP3 Jack , (2) Cabin Speakers, and (4) Cockpit Coaxial Speakers (Compatible For Sirius Satellite)
  • Sirius Satellite Tuner & Antenna (N/A International)
GALLEY
  • Base Cabinet with One Drawer and Storage
  • Dual Voltage Stainless Steel Refrigerator -120v/12v
  • Flush Mount Single Burner Electric Stove
  • Power Vent
  • Solid Surface Countertop with Stainless Steel Sink, Faucet and Sink Cover
  • Stainless Steel Handrails
  • Stainless Steel Microwave Oven
  • Upper Storage Cabinet
  • Trash Receptacle
HEAD
  • Enclosed Fiberglass Head with Shower, Stainless Steel Handrails and Wood Flooring
  • Exhaust Fan - Electric
  • Lighting - 12 volt
  • Opening Frosted Portlight with Screen
  • Shower Curtain
  • Storage Cabinet - Upper with Mirrored Door
  • Vacuflush Head with Holding Tank, China Bowl and Level Indicator
  • Vanity Cabinet - Lower
  • Vanity Solid Surface Countertop with Stainless Steel Sink, Faucet/Pull-Out Shower Wand
V-BERTH
  • Custom Dual Position Forward Bed with Storage Underneath
  • Forward Mirrored Bulkhead
  • Hanging Locker - Cedar Lined (Port)
  • Lined Privacy and Window Drapes
  • Side Shelf Storage
  • Side Storage Lockers - For Linens
  • Starboard Entertainment Cabinet with Drawer Storage
COCKPIT
  • Captain's Helm Seat - Adjustable
  • Carry-On Cooler with Dedicated Storage - 25 Quart
  • Cockpit Drainage System (CDS) with Self Bailing Fiberglass Liner
  • Cockpit Table and Dedicated Storage
  • Diamond Pattern Non-Skid
  • Double Companion Helm Seat
  • Electrically Actuated Engine Room Hatch
  • Fiberglass Molded Deck Toe Rail
  • Hand-Stitched Diamond Pattern Upholstery
  • Lighting - LED Indirect Courtesy
  • Lighting - LED Tri-Color Overhead
  • Molded Steps to Access Fore Deck with Safety Rail
  • Premium Vinyl Cockpit Upholstery with Nano-Block Technology™
  • Seating - Opposing Bench Seats with Storage Below
  • Snap-In Carpet
  • Stainless Steel Drinkholders
  • Stainless Steel Speaker Covers
  • Stainless Steel Transom Gate
  • Transom Shower with Stainless Steel Hose
  • Transom Storage Compartments
  • TV Cable/Power Hook-Up
  • Wet Bar with Solid Surface Countertops, Sink, Faucet, Pressure Water, Storage and Trash Receptacle
  • Wraparound Walk-Thru Windshield with Custom Stainless Steel Hardtop Supports
DASH
  • Accessory Panels with Illuminated Switches, Indicator Lights and DC Breakers
  • Aluminum Dash Panels
  • Binnacle Mount Throttle and Shifter Control
  • Central Grounding Bars
  • Compass
  • DC Power Plug
  • Digital Instrumentation with Glass Lenses, Brushed Aluminum Faces, and Stainless Steel Bezels
  • Engine Hour Meters
  • Instrument Dimmer Switch
  • Loom Wrapped Wiring
  • Mahogany Steering Wheel with Protective Cover
  • Power Steering
  • Tilt Steering Helm
  • Water Resistant Breakers Located in Deck Coaming and Provides Additional Storage
  • Windshield Wiper - Starboard
UTILITY
  • 40 Amp Battery Converter/Charger
  • 100% Perma Panel Marine Coring (Lifetime Warranty)
  • Aluminum Fuel Tank
  • Anchor Hull Guard - Stainless Steel
  • Bilge Pumps - Automatic (Forward & Aft)
  • Bow Rail - Stainless Steel with Welded Stanchions
  • Brass Threaded Garboard Drain Plug
  • Corrosion Protection System
  • Counter Rotating Props
  • Electric Horn
  • Electric Outlets - 120 Volt
  • Electrical Connectors - Water Tight and Triple O-Ring Sealed
  • Engine Room Lighting
  • Extended V-Plane Hull
  • Fiberglass Hardtop with Exclusive Foredeck Walk-Thru Hatch and Stainless Steel Grab Hand Rails
  • Fire Extinguishing System - Automatic/Manual
  • Galvanic Isolator
  • Heavy Duty Bilge Blowers
  • Integrated Polished Stainless Steel Anchor Chute with Rope Locker
  • Kevlar Reinforced Hull Laminate
  • Lifetime Limited Hull Warranty
  • Navigational Lights
  • NMMA Certified
  • Premium Hydropel Resin
  • PVC Rubrail With Stainless Steel Insert
  • Shore Power with 50 ft. Cord
  • Stainless Steel Cleats (8) 2 Pull Up and 6 Fixed
  • Stainless Steel Hardware - Including Electro Polished Thru-Hull Fittings, Large Bow and Stern Eyes and Flush Pull Latches
  • Transom Stereo Remote
  • Trim Tabs - Electric with Indicator Lights
  • Triple Battery Set-Up with Crossover Switches
  • Water Heater with Heat Exchanger

Review in Topspeed

A floating resort.
by Sulthoni, on February 10, 2018, 20:00
Mix award winning styling, advanced cockpit features, dry-riding performance and a comfort-minded cabin and you’ve got the fabulous 310 Signature. Chaparral’s design excellence shines through with a standard fiberglass hard top that creates a big cruiser feel and all-weather protection. Two cockpit seating options meet every need. The standard design includes a conventional aft couch with a transom storage trunk. The optional cockpit offers boaters fore and aft bench seating that easily converts to a sun lounge.
2018 Chaparral 310 Signature
Year:
2018
Make:
Chaparral
REV UP YOUR WEEKENDS
 
Three adults can sit in side-by-side comfort at the helm.
The 310 features a unique opening hatch in the fiberglass hardtop speeds deck access and adds welcome cockpit ventilation.
The 310 features a unique opening hatch in the fiberglass hardtop speeds deck access and adds welcome cockpit ventilation. Three adults can sit in side-by-side comfort at the helm. Both the Captain’s bucket and the dual-wide passenger seat feature flip-up front cushions for stand-up operation. The standard side-mount table includes recessed stainless steel drink holders. A stainless steel refrigerator is available as optional equipment in the wet bar.
ENJOY THE RIDE OF A LIFETIME
 
The Garmin units offered to show what happens when very complex
A sensible menu, simplified navigation and helpful support all provide you the most enjoyable navigational experience possible.
Signature Gauges
High quality multifunction Signature Series gauges feature scratch resistant glass lenses, stainless steel bezels and are illuminated with a dimmer switch control. Chaparral fog resistant gauges feature highly legible read-outs for precision accuracy.
Optional Garmin Electronics
Each of Chaparral models Can be equipped with optional Garmin electronics to suit whatever needs you may have on the water. The Garmin units offered to show what happens when very complex, sophisticated technology is made extremely easy for you to use. A sensible menu, simplified navigation and helpful support all provide you the most enjoyable navigational experience possible.
Easily Accessible Circuit Breakers
All of Chaparral models feature state of the art circuit breakers designed with you in mind. These water resistant breakers are located in order to be easily reached while on the water. No more fumbling with fuses while fishing, simply resets the breaker and you are back in business!
A LOOK INSIDE THE 310 SIGNATURE
 
Featuring fiberglass innerliner construction and backrest cushions
The aft cabin has more headroom than competitive offerings.
Forward Berth
A stroke of engineering genius, the foot of the forward berth electrically folds out to create a full-sized berth. Chaparral’s Wide Tech design adds headroom and lateral space, particularly in the berth. A plush innerspring mattress and fitted sheets are optional.
Galley
Chaparral’s pursuit of perfection continues in a full-sized galley that features extensive storage. Features include a solid surface countertop, pull-out wand faucet, stainless sink and a flush mount single burner stove. Both the standard microwave and refrigerator are stainless steel.
Aft Cabin Seating
Featuring fiberglass innerliner construction and backrest cushions that double as berth inserts, the aft cabin has more headroom than competitive offerings. An optional flat screen TV with DVD player adds entertainment enjoyment. No matter what the season, you’ll enjoy perfect comfort thanks to an optional 10,000 BTU air conditioner/heater. High class wood flooring is also optional.
Head
We’ve thought of everything. The head includes a shower, power vent, stainless steel handrails, a vanity and a VacuFlush head with holding tank and changing seat. The head also has an opening frosted portlight.
Aft Cabin Fill Cushion
Two adults can overnight in an aft cabin that is distinguished by its comfort and quality.
UNLIMITED POSSIBILITIES
 
The wet bar features a solid surface countertop
The wet bar features a solid surface countertop for long life and easy clean up. A pull-out wand faucet doubles as a cockpit clean up the hose.
The wet bar features a solid surface countertop for long life and easy clean up. A pull-out wand faucet doubles as a cockpit clean up the hose. There’s storage below and a trash receptacle. A stainless steel cockpit refrigerator is optional. The optional cockpit offers a Power Slide lounge that easily converts to a sun deck. With the optional cockpit, the Power Slide seat hinges to uncover a large storage area. Available with both interior options, the starboard compartment is home to all your dockside hookups including shore power, water and cable. An optional grill stores inside.
THROTTLE DOWN AND EXPERIENCE THE EXTENDED V-PLANE DIFFERENCE
 
A fishing trip feels like a day cruise when you’re out on a Chaparral.
Engineered by the best for the worst of conditions, you will feel the difference that hydro-lift provides.
Low Speed Stability
Our hull design utilizes an extended running surface, allowing the "v-plane" to continue aft of the transom. This creates superior stability under nearly all driving conditions.
Efficient Fuel Economy
Less time at the pump means more time in the water and more money for bait. The hydro-lift provides a quick plane time, creating one of the most fuel efficient boats in their class.
Feather Soft Ride
A fishing trip feels like a day cruise when you’re out on a Chaparral. Engineered by the best for the worst of conditions, you will feel the difference that hydro-lift provides.
Precise Cornering Agility
The extended running surface coupled with the tight aft hull corners delivers everything you need when you’re taking sharp turns. These hulls drive like a luxury automobile.
Dry Riding Freeboard
Enjoy dry comfort aboard any Chaparral due to their high freeboard. Feel secure in the deep cockpits. You’ll be amazed at the size, all while maintaining a sleek profile.
Full Throttle Excitement
With a forward keel designed to cut through the water like a knife, high-octane pleasure awaits. Quick acceleration delivers the ride of a lifetime each time you leave the dock.
Specifications
LOA w/ Swim Platform: 31 / ’9.45 m
Beam: 10’ / 3.05 m
Bridge Clearance with Hardtop: 10’ 6" / 3.20 m
Deadrise: 19°
Fuel Capacity: 118 gal / 447 L
Holding Tank Capacity: 28.00 gal / 106 L
Water Capacity: 40.00 gal / 151 L
Draft Down: 39.00" / 99 cm
Draft Up: 23.00" / 58 cm
Max HP: 600 HP / 447 kW
Sleeping Capacity: 6
Dry Weight w/ Engines: 10600 lbs / 4808 kg
Cabin Head Room: 6’ 3"
Sleeping Capacity: 6 Persons
Passenger Capacity (NMMA): Yacht CertifiedYacht Certified

Boating Review by Randy Vance, Feb. 10, 2010

Chaparral 310 Signature

The 310 Signature sports a unique and striking look and excellent use of cabin space.

By Randy Vance February 10, 2010  

For the past few model years, Chaparral’s engineers have been developing their WideTech line of speedboats, capitalizing on forward space provided by proud chines married to a tri-point look at the bow. Already strong in the express cruiser lineup, Chaparral needed to fill just one gap in its lineup to complete its catalog of sporty and luxurious cruisers. Enter the 310 Signature, with that remarkable WideTech look.

On test day, we had models on board for photography and a chopper overhead, and our wind-swept open water was about as friendly as the Rocky Mountains. These were not the conditions for forcing 35 mph photo runs, yet we did them, and our crew enjoyed a comfortable though athletic ride while it smiled for the camera. That revealed more than a chart of GPS numbers and fuel flow statistics could. The 310 is built to cruise comfortably, capably and with the guts to handle crummy waters.

Later, with notebook in hand, I stepped through, over and inside the new boat, jotting observations.

For operating convenience, the helm is equipped with smoothly operating digital throttle and shift and is complete with digital instruments that give fuel-flow information to help manage the boat’s efficient cruise speed of 2.6 mpg at 30 mph. Getting it cranked up is easy too, because Chaparral put the battery switches and distribution panel in the same place — conveniently located as you enter the cabin — meaning you don’t have to climb into the bilge or open a storage locker to “wake up the boat.”

   

Convenience of ownership was further addressed by offering good access to the engines — I could easily reach around to the spark plugs and oil filters of both. Sea strainers are comfortably reachable, even for the optional genset. Accessing the engine compartment itself is eased by way of a power lift, a necessity on cruising boats that enjoy the benefits of lounge components and hatches molded into a single unit to optimize cockpit utility and maintenance access.

Live-aboard convenience is nicely seasoned with luxury, both in the cockpit and the cabin below. Aft cockpit seating is ample, though I prefer a starboard positioning of the cockpit galley and portside arrangement of the lounges. On the other hand, the layout nicely accommodates the portside transom boarding location — something many captains prefer for aft visibility when coming alongside the dock on that side. Regardless of your preference, like us, you’ll be impressed by the “power slide” aft lounge that lies flat as a sunning station at the touch of an electric switch. Instead of copying Sea Ray’s popular cockpit grill station, Chaparral left the grill off the galley, opting for a stanchionmount arrangement and dedicated storage at the transom — less convenient at dinnertime but also less expensive and less obtrusive when cruising, not cooking. The cabin entrance is via a molded sliding door with sliding screen. Steps to the cabin sole are easy to navigate due to their size and the placement of rails. The steps, of fine hardwood, add still another touch of elegance to the cabin. Complementary wood tones are found throughout in the high-gloss dinette table and galley cabinetry. Though the cabin sole is covered in faux teak and holly, it is natural-looking, warm and inviting — so much so that we had to kneel down to spot the “faux.”

There is an aft cabin, as in most cruisers this size, but its first function is to enjoy DVDs on the 20-inch flat-panel TV while reclining in the conversation-pit seats. A privacy curtain closes off the room for sleeping after the flick.

   

Natural lighting below is subdued due to only one screened deck hatch and four large port lights, unlike the Sea Ray 310 that includes a large skylight. But a larger deck hatch means less sunning space topside — an activity Chaparral accommodated with an optional sun pad. Gaining the foredeck is easy thanks to molded-in steps from the cockpit and a sturdy stainless-steel handrail. I stepped up with one hand to the rail and the other swinging back the hard-top hatch, which stays in place on gas struts. Footing is solid and secure, and walkways to the cleats are wider than in many cruisers, something experienced and nonexperienced crews alike will appreciate.

For shopping leads, we noted that Chaparral’s base price of $165,120 includes twin 270 hp Volvo Penta GXi MPI and Duoprop drives and the hardtop is standard. The Sea Ray 310 Sundancer hit the ticker at $176,056 but with bigger 350-mag Mercruiser 300 hp engines and Bravo three drives and a radar arch, but Sea Ray’s aft cabin doesn’t double as a TV area, as does the Chaparral’s. Formula’s 310 PC is a logical competitor and features exemplary styling and construction. However, it stings the wallet at a base price of $291,460, but with sporty Volvo Penta 5.7-liter GXi and Duoprop drives as base engines.

In the market of 31-foot cruisers, the 310 Signature sports a unique and striking look and excellent use of cabin space, and it offers a quality boating experience for the buck and a lifetime warranty backed by a solid company.

Review

    With twin 260hp MerCruiser V8s, the 310 can race to 35kts, with a champagne cruise of 23kts. With twin 260hp MerCruiser V8s, the 310 can race to 35kts, with a champagne cruise of 23kts. Hatch in the T-top and opening windscreen centre-pane, along with inbuilt steps in the helm bulkhead and handrails assist in going forward to the bow. For al fresco dining, just clip the table with handy cupholders to the sidedeck. Cockpit’s starboardside wetbar maximises well the available space. Courtesy of the Wide Tech hull is a great feeling of space below – in fact eight can sit on the lounge that meanders around the saloon. Galley is minimalist but has all the essentials. Nicely moulded bathroom will be an easy-clean propostion.    

 

Chaparral’s 310 Signature is either a big-little boat or a small cruiser. Whichever way you look at it, this sporty conveyance will suit a wide range of activities for families looking for something extra.

The Chaparral 310 Signature has an overall length of 9.45m and a 3.05m beam, taking it out of the trailerable category but still small enough to be handled by entry-level boaties with a waterfront property or access to a marina or mooring.

In this part of the world Chaparral isn't among the mainstream brands, being more of a boutique name with a reputation for higher build-quality and innovative design. Much better known in its home country Chaparral claims to be the world's largest independent builder of sterndrive powerboats, with a list of industry awards spanning its 50-year history and a production run in that time of more than 300,000 boats.

Chaparral 310 Signature

This style of midrange sportscruiser is generally considered a great dayboat and entertainer but the owners of the 310 we tested saw potential for the boat as a coastal cruiser and embarked on an extended voyage over several months.

 

Exterior

The full-width boarding platform is 0.75m wide and has a removable stainless steel safety rail in the centre, leaving clear sections each side. A recessed swimladder is built into the starboard platform floor and there is a storage locker and rear-facing seat on the transom that is a pleasant place to relax. This seat converts to a sunpad over the enginebox at the flick of a switch and lifts to reveal a monster storage locker for water toys, fenders and lines.

A small step up to the cockpit deck is where I found front and rear-facing lounges to starboard forming a roomy space that converts to a dinette with the addition of a table that fixes to the sidedeck. More storage is found under each lounge and there is a step to the non-slip gunwale for boarding from the side.

Interior

Access to the bow is via stairs moulded into the bulkhead and through the windscreen. An opening hatch in the hardtop means crew won't be banging their head every time they go forward to the sunpad on the front deck.

Three steps lead down to the cabin from the cockpit through a sliding door. The wide, timber steps blend with the teak floor and dark cabinets and complement the rich cream leather upholstery for a quality, classic feel below.

It's in the cabin that the benefit of the Wide Tech hull is most obvious; it's a great feeling of space, especially for a 31-footer. Up to eight people could cosy around the deep-gloss mahogany dining table on the lounge that meanders around the cabin aft of the bed.

To port is a minimalist galley with granite benchtop, sink with stainless steel mixer, 240V cooktop, small microwave and a 12/240V Isotherm fridge. Appliances can run from shorepower or two house batteries connected to an inverter. Opening ports over the galley and to starboard, as well as a hatch in the roof, give good airflow, while the generous 1.9m of head height adds to the roomy feel of the cabin.

There's 1.2m of headroom in the second cabin aft of the companionway and under the cockpit floor. It's confined but can be set-up as a second lounge or as a queen-sized bed for a couple.

To starboard of the companionway is a head comprising a ceramic vacuum-flush toilet connected to a 106lt holding tank, vanity and a pull-out shower with hot water that can be delivered from electric power or from a heat exchanger when the engines are running. Head height is around 6ft and ventilation is from an opening port and an extractor fan.

Engine

Power for the Chaparral is from a pair of 260hp 5lt MerCruiser V8 engines attached to Bravo 3 legs driving duoprops. The engine cover lifts on a worm-drive rather than hydraulics, so it can be raised manually if necessary and I found lots of room in the engine bay and a set of stairs to assist inspection.

The driver's seat is set on a pedestal and has about 8in of forward-aft travel as well as height adjustment, so it was easy to find a comfortable position with feet set on the bulkhead footrest. The twin-passenger seat has storage below and both seats are fitted with bolsters and clad in rich vinyl with quilted patterns on the backrests that add a touch of class.

Twin throttles are within easy reach and SmartCraft synchronisation couples the engines or can be switched to individual control as desired.

The ride

Full throttle acceleration got the boat moving sedately at first but once over 2700rpm it started to rise onto the plane and boogied to a wide open throttle of 5000rpm and 35kts. By this stage it was up high on the running plank and felt light and nimble enough to go for a bit of trim from the tabs.

Cruising at midrange of 3500rpm delivered 23kts and a fuel burn from both Mercurys of 72lt/h. With 447lt onboard, that would deliver a cruising range of 128nm with 10 per cent fuel in reserve.

Verdict

My time with the 310 Signature only helped convince me of the Chaparral appeal. They are well-constructed with lots of features that put these boats in the upper category of brands.

Positives
  • High-quality finish and contemporary design
  • Good, predictable & sporty handling
  • Roomy for its size

Disclaimer

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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