2017 Chaparral 246 SSi

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Primary Color
Stock #
246 SSi
Length Overall
24' 6"
8' 6"
Max Draft
1' 1"
Fuel Type
Engine Type
Hull Type


Dealer Insights

Brand new Surf Edition 246ssi with forward facing drive!!!
Some may say we''re obsessed in our pursuit of perfection, but frankly, we can''t imagine building family bowriders any other way. Case in point is the 246 SSi. Our SSi flagship puts a premium on seating and on-the-water entertaining. With engine options from 280 to 350 horsepower, enjoy the freedom of a go-anywhere, do-anything family bowrider that is efficient and responsive. Loaded with standard equipment, the 246 also lets you select from an options list that includes snap-in carpet, a bow filler cushion and a velocity tower.


Maximum Capacity: 2,006 lbs. (910 kg)
Maximum People: 14

Standard Features

Exterior Colors / Graphics
All White premium gelcoat hull with color selection graphics (Black, Blue, Fire Red, Electric Blue or Stealth Gray)

3-blade stainless steel props

Canvas / Tops / Towers
Color coordinated bimini top with windscreen and logo boot (Sunbrella®) (Black, Blue, Red, or Electric Blue)
Shipping cover

Dash / Electrical
Accessory panels with dual illuminated LED switches and water resistant DC breakers
Custom hand wrapped helm consoles with top stitching
Digital depth indicator
Digital hour meter
Electrical connectors triple O-ring sealed and water tight
Full digital instrumentation fog resistant, custom aluminum faces and stainless steel bezels
Grounding bars
Instrument dimmer switch
Loom wrapped wiring
Polished spoke steering wheel
Power assisted steering with tilt wheel

Enclosed storage compartment with lockable door
Full fiberglass interior liner
Hanging rod
Head storage cabinet
Lighting in head
Porta-Potti with opening port light

Bow ice chest (insulated) with overboard drain
Bow walk-thru door
Carry-on cooler with dedicated storage - 25 qt.
Cockpit Drainage System (CDS)
Cockpit Layout: 2 bucket seats with logo badging and U-shape aft seat
Custom molded fiberglass side panels with full length padded armrests
DC power plug -12V (helm)
Diamond pattern non-skid
Fiberglass molded bowrider area
Fiberglass structural liner
Full length starboard storage compartment with rubber mat
Hinged bow backrest to access storage - starboard side
Hinged bow side cushions with storage underneath
Interior Color Packages: Black, Blue, Graphite, Fire Red, or Sand
LED lighting in cockpit
Lockable Black glove box frame and door
Molded-in helm footrest
Premium Sound System: AM / FM, Bluetooth® stereo with Aux and USB jack (compatible with Sirius XM satellite)
Premium vinyl cockpit upholstery with Nano-block Technology™
Ski and kneeboard storage in floor with rubber mat
Stainless steel cockpit grabhandles
Stainless steel cup holders (12)
StarLite seat bases with flow foam
Sun lounge with storage underneath
Table with side mount bases in the cockpit and bow
Ultra-Comfort pedestal seats with flip-up bolster
USB MP3 dock
Water resistant speakers (6)
Wide Tech™ bow seating
Wraparound walk-thru windshield with custom stainless steel supports

100% Perma Panel marine coring
Aluminum fuel tank with port and starboard deck fill plates
Anchor and rope locker with molded lid
Battery on/off switch
Battery tray
Bilge blower
Bilge pump - automatic
Bow stainless steel 4-step boarding ladder concealed under hatch
Brass threaded garboard drain plug
Electric horn
Electrical engine compartment hatch lift
Extended V-plane hull
Integrated swim platform
Kevlar Reinforced hull laminate
Navigational lights
NMMA certified
Premium Hydropel resin
PVC rubrail with stainless steel insert
Stainless steel hardware, including large bow and stern eyes, stern rail with ski eye, 4-bolt cleats (6) and flush pull latches
Stainless steel thru-hull fittings (electro polished)
Stainless steel, 3-step boarding ladder concealed under hatch


The 246 SSi SURF comes value packed with a long list of standard features while not compromising on price, performance, or surfability. An open concept seating arrangement, large swim platform, and port side walk thru transom make this the ideal boat for watersports. Storage on the 246 is abundant including a large dunnage area under the aft sun lounger

  • LOA w/ Swim Platform: 24 ft. 6 in. (7.47 m)
  • Beam: 8 ft. 6 in. (2.59 m)
  • Bridge Clearance with Arch Tower: 8 ft. 1 in. (2.46 m)
  • Bridge Clearance with Arch Tower Folded Down: 5 ft. 4 in. (1.63 m)
  • Bridge Clearance with Velocity/Wakeboard Tower: 7 ft. 9 in. (2.36 m)
  • Bridge Clearance with Velocity/Wakeboard Tower Folded Down: 4 ft. 11 in. (1.50 m)
  • Deadrise: 21 deg. (21 deg.)
  • Fuel Capacity: 64 gal. (242 L)
  • Optional Water Capacity: 10.00 gal. (38 L)
  • Draft Down: 35.00 in. (89 cm)
  • Draft Up: 29.00 in. (74 cm)
  • Max HP: 350 HP (261 kW)
  • Dry Weight w/ Engines: 4400 lb. (1996 kg)
  • Passenger Capacity (NMMA): 14/2006 lb. (14/910 kg)
Exterior Colors/Graphics
  • All White Premium Gelcoat Hull with Color Selection Graphics (Black, Blue, Fire Red, Electric Blue or Stealth Gray)
Canvas / Tops / Towers
  • Raptor Coated Folding Arch Tower with Bimini (Black or White)
  • Shipping Cover
Dash / Electrical
  • Accessory Panels with Dual Illuminated LED Switches and Water Resistant DC Breakers
  • Custom Hand Wrapped Helm Consoles with Top Stitching
  • Digital Depth Indicator
  • Digital Hour Meter
  • Electrical Connectors Triple O-Ring Sealed and Water Tight
  • Full Digital Instrumentation Fog Resistant, Custom Aluminum Faces and Stainless Steel Bezels
  • Grounding Bars
  • Instrument Dimmer Switch
  • Loom Wrapped Wiring
  • Medallion Viper II 7.0" Color Touchscreen Display
  • Polished Spoke Steering Wheel
  • Power Assisted Steering with Tilt Wheel
  • Enclosed Storage Compartment with Lockable Door
  • Full Fiberglass Interior Liner
  • Hanging Rod
  • Head Storage Shelf
  • Lighting in Head
  • Porta-Pottie with Opening Port Light
  • Bow Ice Chest (Insulated) with Overboard Drain
  • Bow Walk-Thru Door
  • Carry-On Cooler with Dedicated Storage - 25 Quart
  • Cockpit Drainage System (CDS)
  • Cockpit Layout - Two Bucket Seats with Logo Badging and U-Shape Aft Seat
  • Custom Molded Fiberglass Side Panels with Full Length Padded Armrests
  • DC Power Plug -12v (Helm)
  • Diamond Pattern Non-Skid
  • Fiberglass Molded Bowrider Area
  • Fiberglass Structural Liner
  • Full Length Starboard Storage Compartment with Rubber Mat
  • Hinged Bow Backrest to Access Storage-Stbd Side
  • Hinged Bow Side Cushions with Storage Underneath
  • Interior Color Packages: Black, Blue, Graphite, Fire Red, or Sand
  • LED Lighting in Cockpit
  • Lockable Black Glove Box Frame and Door
  • Molded-In Helm Footrest
  • Premium Sound System: AM/FM, Bluetooth Stereo with Aux & USB Jacks (Compatible with Sirius XM Satellite)
  • Premium Vinyl Cockpit Upholstery with Nano-Block Technology™
  • Ski and Kneeboard Storage in Floor with Rubber Mat
  • Stainless Steel Cockpit Grabhandles
  • Stainless Steel Cupholders (12)
  • StarLite Seat Bases with Flow Foam
  • Sun Lounge with Storage Underneath
  • Ultra-Comfort Pedestal Seats with Flip-Up Bolster
  • USB MP3 Dock
  • Water Resistant Speakers (6)
  • Wide Tech Bow Seating
  • Wraparound Walk-Thru Windshield with Custom Stainless Steel Supports
  • 100% Perma Panel Marine Coring
  • Aluminum Fuel Tank with Port and Starboard Deck Fill Plates
  • Anchor and Rope Locker with Molded Lid
  • Ballast System Includes: Pump and Soft Bag (660 lbs. capacity)
  • Battery On/Off Switch
  • Battery Tray
  • Bilge Blower
  • Bilge Pump - Automatic
  • Bow Stainless Steel Four-Step Boarding Ladder Concealed Under Hatch
  • Brass Threaded Garboard Drain Plug
  • Electric Horn
  • Electrical Engine Compartment Hatch Lift
  • Extended V-Plane Hull
  • Integrated Swim Platform
  • Kevlar Re-Inforced Hull Laminate
  • Lifetime Limited Hull Warranty
  • Malibu Surf Gates(TM)
  • Navigational Lights
  • NMMA Certified
  • Premium Hydropel Resin
  • PVC Rubrail with Stainless Steel Insert
  • Stainless Steel Hardware, Including Large Bow and Stern Eyes, Stern Rail w/ Ski Eye, 4-Bolt Cleats (6) and Flush Pull Latches
  • Stainless Steel Thru-Hull Fittings (Electro Polished)
  • Stainless Steel, Three Step Boarding Ladder Concealed Under Hatch
Optional Exterior Colors/Graphics
  • Gel Coat Entire Hull - Black
  • Gel Coat Entire Hull - Blue
  • Gel Coat Entire Hull - Electric Blue
  • Gel Coat Entire Hull - Fire Red
  • Gel Coat Entire Hull - Stealth Grey
  • Vapor Edition
  • White Hull
  • Wide Band Black Hull
  • Wide Band Blue Hull
  • Wide Band Electric Blue Hull
  • Wide Band Fire Red Hull
  • Wide Band Sport Graphic
  • Wide Band Stealth Grey Hull
Optional Power
  • Volvo V-8 350 Gen V 2.14 DP FFD 350 HP Catalyst
  • Volvo V-8 Gen V 2.32 FFD 300HP Catalyst
Optional Canvas / Tops / Towers
  • Cast Folding Arch Tower Black
  • Cast Folding Arch Tower White
  • Cockpit and Bow Cover
  • Mooring Cover
  • Raptor-Coated Folding Arch Tower Black
  • Raptor-Coated Folding Arch Tower White
Optional Interior Colors
  • Cockpit Interior - Black
  • Cockpit Interior - Blue
  • Cockpit Interior - Electric Blue
  • Cockpit Interior - Fire Red
  • Cockpit Interior - Graphite
  • Cockpit Interior - Sand
Optional Packages
  • Deluxe Package
  • Preferred Package
Optional Dash / Electrical Features
  • Emissions/Prop 65 Decal for California Boats
  • Steering Wheel with Medallion Viper II Control
Optional Head Features
  • Head Upgrade
  • Pump-Out for Porta-Pottie
  • VHT Vacuflush System
Optional Cockpit Features
  • Premium Beach Weave Snap-In Cockpit Carpet
  • Sirius Satellite Stereo
  • Wetsounds System Stereo Upgrade
Optional Utility Features
  • 5 Year Premier Level Limited Component Warranty - Standard beginning 2017 Model Year
  • Dual Battery Setup with Crossover Switch
  • Fire Extinguishing System Automatic/Manual
  • NMMA Grow Boating Fund
  • Pressure Water System with Stainless Steel Transom Shower
  • Surf Gate Control Wristband
  • Swim Platform Mat
  • Swiveling Board Racks
  • Swiveling Board Racks for Folding Arch Tower
  • Swiveling Board Racks for Raptor-Coated Folding Arch Tower
Optional Trailer Features
  • Spare Tire Kit for Aluminum Trailer - Aluminum Wheel
  • Spare Tire Kit for Aluminum Trailer - Galvanized Wheel
  • Spare Tire Kit for Powder Coated Trailer - Aluminum Wheel
  • Trailer - Aluminum Tandem Axle with Aluminum Wheels
  • Trailer - Aluminum Tandem Axle with Galvanized Wheels
  • Trailer - Powder Coated Tandem Axle with Aluminum Wheels



Max HP
350 hp (261 kW)


Length Overall
24 ft. 6 in. (7.47 m)
8 ft. 6 in. (2.59 m)
Up: 29.00 in. (74 cm); Down: 35.00 in. (89 cm)
Dry Weight
4400 lb. (1996 kg)
Max Person Capacity
14 persons; 2006 lb. (910 kg)
Fuel Capacity
64 gal. (242 L)

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