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243 Vortex VRX








2018 243 Vortex VRX

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243 VRX Vortex (2015)



Weekends will on the water will never be the same. The cockpit features open concept U-shaped seating. Extensive storage space keeps everything tidy. An enclosed head is a welcome plus on long-distance cruises. The standard dash can be upgraded with a new optional 7" Medallion color touch screen panel. The bold graphics are even more striking when they stretch across the boat's 24' centerline. A standard black or white Folding Arch Tower adds the perfect high performance accent. One thing is certain...nobody will doubt that you're in a Chaparral.



Anchor/Ladder Locker

Bow Filler Cushion

Bow Seating

Bow Storage

Chaparral makes anchor storage easy thanks to a dedicated compartment complete with a cradle and room for a line and chain. The forward compartment also houses a ladder that makes re-entry from any beach safe and easy. Additionally, the forward bow cushion can be removed, creating a non-skid step during high traffic boarding. Upfront you'll enjoy adult-sized legroom and reassuring freeboard. Carry-ons stow under the seat cushions with molded drainage channels that help route water away from the storage areas. Tri-tone upholstery showcases detailed stitch work.



Console Storage

Oversized items stow out of the way in a huge starboard console locker.

Console Storage

Oasis Lounge

Take your pick, the Oasis lounge can be positioned for viewing both fore and aft.

Oasis Lounge

Floor Storage

Keep water sports equipment at the ready in a huge in-floor locker that is supported with a gas-assist shock. A molded channel routes water away from the compartment.

Floor Storage

Enclosed Head

If you're plans include being on the water all day, the enclosed head can be outfitted with options including a vanity with sink (Upgrade package shown). Porta-pottie options are also available and the head can be fitted with a port light.

Enclosed Head

Cockpit Seating

When it comes to legroom, cockpit seating capacity and overall passenger comfort, the 243 VRX is in a league of its own.

Cockpit Seating

Cockpit Storage

Storage space is everywhere with room for carry-ons in large compartments under the seats.

Cockpit Storage



Swim Platform

Transom Remote

Transom Speakers

Walk Thru

The 243 VRX features a large low profile swim platform that is big on extras. A three step telescopic boarding ladder features a top-rung grab handle. A protective swim platform mat is standard. Platform-mounted stereo speakers are standard and great for music while swimming. Stainless steel drink holders and grab handles surround the side-by-side aft facing seats which have storage underneath.


Leave Rivals in Our Wake

Rotax Jet Engine Cutaway

(A) iTC (Intelligent Throttle Control)

The Rotax system is high technology at its best. SKI MODE provides pre-programmed acceleration curves so anyone in the family can be an expert tow sports driver. ECO MODE dials in the most efficient cruising speed, taking the guess work out of maximizing fuel economy. DOCKING MODE rescales the throttle for precise maneuverability in tight docking situations.

(B) Drive Shaft Sleeve

Helps prevent the problem of debris, tow ropes and weeds becoming entangled with the drive shaft. Rivals can only try to fix the problem after it occurs.

(C) Closed Loop Cooling

Protects the engine from harmful salt, gunk and corrosion by using clean coolant like a car. All Rotax 4-TEC engines are true saltwater engines.

(D) Lateral Thrust Control System

Directs jet thrust to either side of the transom during low speed maneuvers giving the driver pin-point control at the dock. Other systems either direct the thrust downward or use rudders, both of which are ineffective at low speeds.