1996 31' Chaparral Signature 31


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1996 31' Chaparral Signature 31


The Chaparral Signature 31 is a very sophisticated and stylish express cruisers for her size range and era.  Enter via the integral fiberglass platform and walk thru transom door to the spacious cockpit with aft bench seat (retractable and stored in the transom bulkhead to make a large open aft area), wrap around raised seat to port and bench helm seat to starboard.  The cockpit also features a full canvas and isinglass enclosure, with screens on the rear panels, hot and cold shower washdown and wide side decks for easy access to the foredeck.  The main cabin features the main berth forward, well appointed galley to port and a convertible wrap around dinette to starboard, and guest mid cabin aft, under the cockpit sole.  There is abundant storage throughout the boat.  Fitted with twin Mercruiser 5.7 Liter stern drives and Bravo 3 duoprop outdrives with less than 500 hours, she will cruise in the low-20s and top out in the mid-30s.  A 5 KW Westerbeke generator, AC/heat provide for extend cruising and overnight anchoring.  Boat was hauled at local boat yard in late 2023 for fresh bottom paint, anodes and outdrive service and paint, as well as engines serviced.

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  • Dometic Heat / Air Conditioner
  • Large wrap around convertible dinette
  • Large mid-cabin aft
  • Abundant storage in cockpit and cabin
  • Separate “wet-head” with electric head system and vanity
  • Sanyo 24” smart TV in main cabin and 22” Vizio in forward berth
  • Pioneer BT stereo with cabin and cockpit speakers
  • Operable hatches with screens for fresh air and natural light
  • Privacy curtains at both berths
  • Hanging lockers
  • Twin Mercruiser 5.7 Liter engines with only 425 hours
  • 5Kw Westerbeke generator
  • Late 2023 Service completed
    • Haul out and fresh bottom paint
    • Anodes
    • Outdrives service and paint
    • Props pulled and tuned
    • Engines serviced


  • Full canvas and isinglass enclosure with screens
  • Transom walk-thru door
  • Snap in carpet
  • Stowable aft bench seat
  • Cockpit stereo speakers
  • LED courtesy / accessory lights
  • Wrap around raised port side seating
  • Magma kettle LPG BBQ
  • Horizon electric windlass with controls at helm and bow
  • Swim platform with hot & cold washdown shower 
  • Concealed telescoping stainless steel swim ladder
  • Wide side decks for easy access to foredeck
  • Large storage compartments
  • Radar arch
  • Spotlight with control at helm
  • Manual vent windows to port and starboard
  • Lines & fenders


  • Electric two burner stove top
  • Norcold under counter 12VDC/120VAC refrigerator
  • Samsung Microwave
  • Stovetop and sink covers for additional counter space
  • Corian style solid surface countertops
  • Abundant storage
  • Hot & Cold pressurized water system
  • 6 gallon Seaward water heater
  • Large undermount sink / faucet with pull out sprayer


  • Garmin 185 GPS Map chartplotter and fishfinder
  • Ratheon VHF Radio
  • Humminbird depth sounder
  • Bennett trim tabs
  • Bennett trim tab indicators
  • Autopilot (currently non-op)
  • Ritchie Compass
  • Windlass controls
  • Spot light remote
  • Walk through windshield
  • Lockable glove box
  • Engine hour meters
  • Side manually operated vent windows
  • Burlwood dash



  • 5KW Westerbeke generator
  • Generator remote start at main electrical panel
  • 30-Amp shore power inlets
  • 25’ 30-Amp shore power cord
  • Pro Mariner 30 battery charger
  • Perko battery switches
  • Five 12 Volt batteries (new in late 2023)
  • 120 VAC and 12VDC systems

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.

My name is Paul Otis and I am the exclusive listing agent for this boat.  Please contact me directly with any questions or to schedule an in water showing of this boat.

Paul Otis



Full Specifications

  • Location: Isleton, CA
  • Year: 1996
  • Make: Chaparral
  • Model: Signature 31
  • Bow: Closed Bow
  • LOA: 31 feet
  • Name: 1996 31' Chaparral Signature 31
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Engine/Fuel Type: Unleaded


  • Cabins: 1
  • Heads: 1

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