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Chaparral - Signature 280

This is regarded as an excellent cruising boat benefitting from good sized accommodation and also has Twin Mercruiser 1.7 Ltr Diesel Engines.





Twin Mercruiser Diesel 120 hp Engines.

As of 7th July 2016 - Starboard Engine Hrs = 141.4 & Port Engine Hrs = 141.7 

Full engine servicing including drive legs, bellows replaced, shift cables replaced, starboard gimble bearing and lube tubes on either side replaced in April 2013.

Both engines acid flushed and all anodes replaced in October 2014.


Fuel: 379 Ltrs/84 Gallons
Fresh Water: 110 Ltrs/24 Gallons
Holding: 106 Ltrs/23 Gallons

Hull & Deck Inventory

White GRP hull with black feature colour accent, radar arch, extended swim platform, anodized aluminium windscreen with centre opening, stainless steel bow rail, cleats & bathing ladder.

Cockpit Inventory

This boat benefits from an excellent seating configuration consisting of twin helm seats with bolster cushions, additional passenger seating on the portside & two bench seats either side of a cockpit table.

  • Raymarine RC 4351 Chart Plotter
  • Furno M1623 Mono Colour Radar
  • Fishfinder DS 400 X
  • President MC 8000 DSC VHF Radio
  • Lenco Trim Tab Controls
  • Digital Depth Gauge
  • Cockpit Mounted 100 Watt Marine Spot/Flood Light.
  • Matromarine Sportline Radar Arch Mounted Search Light with Remote Control.
  • Helm Instrumentation includes - Speedo, Rev Counter, Fuel Gauge, Trim Indicators, Volt Meter, Oil & Temperature Indicators.
  • Twin Windshield Wipers
  • Transom Hot & Cold Shower.
  • 2 x JBL Marine Cockpit Speakers
  • Cockpit courtesy lights
  • Helm Mounted Fire Extinguisher
  • Manual Bilge Pump
  • 3 x Fishing Rod Holders
  • Transom Sirius Stereo Control

Cabin Inventory

This boat has spacious accommodation for its size and consists of a raised forward double berth, dinette on the portside, galley on the starboard side equipped with a sink, hot & cold pressurized water, Kenyon Ceramic electric single hob, Isotherm refrigerator with ice box, Tappan microwave, Corin style worktops.

There is also a seperate heads on the starboard side equipped with an electric flush sea toilet, holding tank, sink with shower and vanity unit.

There is also a mid double berth beneath the cockpit area. The interior of the boat is finished with a high polished wood dinette table and storage cupboards. It also has colour co-ordinated bedding covers and scatter cushions.

General Inventory

  • Electric Windlass.
  • Sanyo Flat Screen LCD TV/DVD/Freeview & Digital Satellite Receiver.
  • Electrically Operated Engine Bay Ram.
  • Automatic Engine Bay Fire Extinguisher.
  • Tonneau Canvas Cover.
  • Fully Camper Canvas Cover.
  • Warps and fendors.
  • Transom Stern Locker.

Electrical Inventory

3 x 12volt batteries charged via engine alternators or via 240volt shore power and battery charger.

History & Construction

Originally manufactured in Nashville, USA, CE Plated and category 'B'.


This vessel is currently berthed at Sovereign Harbour and is in good order. An ideal cruiser with twin diesel engines allowing for extended passage planning.

The vessel was last chocked ashore in September 2014 for re anti-fouling, acid cleaning of outdrive legs and hull waterline to the rubbing streak compounded and polished.

Annual Maintenance on this vessel is due and we are able to project manage any works required. It is recommended that the vessel be chocked ashore, re anti-fouled, anodes changed, engines serviced, drive legs serviced including replacement of bellows.


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.
Category:Motor Boats
Subcategory:Offshore Cruisers
Sales status:Sold
Model:Signature 280
Mooring Country:United Kingdom
Year built:2006
Length:8.53 m/28 ft
Width:2.84 m/9 ft
KW:240.0 hp
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