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Brief Summary

The big news on the Cabrio 330 is her patented Duo Delta-Conic hull. Just like the performance builders, Larson has integrated their own version of this nautical magic, giving the typical lumbering and thirsty cruiser, a leaner, more athletic character.

Note: Top speed on this test provided by Larson Boats. All other speeds, fuel consumption, and sound levels were recorded by BoatTEST.com.

Key Features

  • Wide beam cruiser with 11'6'' beam
  • Patented Duo-Delta Conic notched hull
  • Convertible cockpit seating
  • Wetbar
  • TV, DVD player and Clarion stereo with Sirius Satellite Radio
  • Dry head with separate shower
  • Mid-cabin converts to dinette area
  • Glare reducing helm with wood grain wheel
  • Specifications

    Length Overall 32' 0''
    Beam 11' 6''
    Dry Weight 11,400 lbs
    Tested Weight N/A
    Draft 34'' (drive down)
    - Draft Up N/A
    - Draft Down N/A
    - Air Draft N/A
    Deadrise/Transom 18 deg.
    Max Headroom 6' 3''
    Bridge Clearance 9' 4''
    Weight Capacity N/A
    Person Capacity N/A
    Fuel Capacity 240 gal.
    Water Capacity 46 gal.
    Length on Trailer N/A
    Height on Trailer N/A
    Trailer Weight N/A
    Total Weight
    (Trailer, Boat, & Engine)
    N/A

    Prices, features, designs, and equipment are subject to change. Please see your local dealer or visit the builder's website for the latest information available on this boat model.

    Engine Options

    Std. Power Not Available
    Tested Power 2 x 320-hp MerCruiser 6.2L MPI
    Opt. Power 2 x 260-hp MerCruiser 5.0L MPI
    2 x 300-hp MerCruiser 350 Mag
    2 x 320-hp MerCruiser 6.2 L
    2 x 270-hp Volvo Penta GXI
    2 x 320-hp Volvo Penta 5.7 OSXi
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    Acceleration Times & Test Conditions

    Time To Plane 5.2 sec.
    0 to 30 10.4 sec.
    Ratio 2.20 : 1
    Props 14.73 x 20 and 15.5 x 20
    Load 3 persons, 7/8 fuel, no water, minimum gear
    Climate 93 deg., 80% humid.; wind: 5-10 knots; seas: flat

    Larson Cabrio 330 (2006-) Line Drawing

    Larson-Cabrio330-linedrawing.jpg

    Captain's Report

    More Boat for Your BuckCruising just got a little better with the introduction of the Cabrio 330, which delivers both fuel economy and increased performance. By Capt. Ron SvobodaFor many years, performance boat manufacturers have reaped the benefits of stepped bottom hulls. Some builders go as far as putting several of these steps or notches as air-entrapment systems on their boats to achieve maximum performance and increased fuel mileage. So the big news on the Cabrio 330 is her patented Duo Delta-Conic hull. Just like the performance builders, Larson has integrated their own version of this nautical magic, giving the typical lumbering and thirsty cruiser, a leaner, more athletic character.PerformanceHow well does it really work? Well, on a steamy summer day in Florida, we reached a surprising top speed of 44 miles-per-hour at 5000 rpm. At 4000 rpm the boat swiftly cruised at 34 miles-per-hour for a respectable range of 238 miles from the 240 gallon fuel capacity. That calculates out to be just over a mile a gallon. Considering the Cabrio’s overall length of 32 feet, beam of 11’6” and 11,400 pound dry weight, that’s an impressive fuel rate. Our test boat was powered by a pair of 320 horsepower sterndrives with dual counter-rotating props.Cockpit FeaturesThe cockpit features wraparound seating that converts to a spacious dinette with a rectangular snack table or a European style sun lounge with optional filler cushion installed. If you like to dive or use the boat for fishing, all the seats can be removed, which is a great feature. There is also a port side wet bar that has a pair of sinks on top with an optional fridge or icemaker below.At the Controls Up at the helm, the captain pilots the vessel with a mahogany tilt steering wheel and two-tier instrument panel. The upper tier has anti-fog gauges set in burlwood trim panels, while the lower tier is reserved for your choice of accessory navigation equipment. But the best feature about the helm is the standard SeaKey Telematics. This a 24-hour satellite monitoring system similar to that of General Motor’s On-Star system, gives peace of mind and the location of a good marina, all at the touch of a button.Swim PlatformNow as for the rest of the boat, like all the Larson cruisers, an extended swim platform comes as standard equipment, and adds to the molded platform, creating large area for water activities. The shore power hook-ups and a shower are concealed in dual stern lockers. The starboard side unit is huge and is perfect for stowing a set of large fenders.Spacious CabinDown below, the cabin is open and airy. The wide beam provides space to relax and entertain with a plush, L-shaped dinette which converts into a berth for two adults. Entertainment for the boat is handled with a flat panel TV with built-in DVD player located on the forward bulk head, along with a Clarion CD stereo equipped with Sirius satellite radio. Directly to port is a large galley well equipped for a boat of this size with enough room to work, and features ample storage space and long solid surface countertop. Appliances include a two-burner electric cooktop, microwave oven, fridge /freezer combo and a giant coffeemaker. Also located to port is a roomy head and stand-up shower compartment with considerable storage, vanity with sink and a porcelain toilet.Sleeping AccommodationsAll the way forward in the cabin, is a double berth set at an angle to provide maximum legroom for tall people. Cabinets on the port and starboard side help with storage of personal items. In the back of the cabin, the Cabrio offers a sunken mid-cabin, large enough for several overnight guests. Or the space can be used as an additional sitting area with a table installed.ConclusionIf you’re in the market for a thirty something cruiser, then you know the choices that are available. Many of the boats on the market all blend together after awhile, but where Larson differs from the rest is mainly on quality of design and execution. Secondly, if you like to really travel some miles on your trips, then the Cabrio 330 will make you smile when filling her up at the gas dock, because you’ll plenty of range out of each fill up.

    Test Result Highlights

    • Top speed for the Larson Cabrio 330 (2006-) is 47 mph (75.6 kph), burning gallons per hour (gph) or N/A liters per hour (lph).
    • Best cruise for the Larson Cabrio 330 (2006-) is 34.0 mph (54.7 kph), and the boat gets 1.10 miles per gallon (mpg) or 0.47 kilometers per liter (kpl), giving the boat a cruising range of 238 miles (383.02 kilometers).
    • Tested power is 2 x 320-hp MerCruiser 6.2L MPI.

    Standard and Optional Features

    Marine Electronics

    VHF Radio Standard

    Systems

    Air Cond./Heat Optional
    Battery Charger/Converter Standard
    CD Stereo Standard
    Head: Fixed Standard
    Power Steering Standard
    Shore Power Standard
    Trim Tabs Standard
    TV/DVD Standard

    Galley

    Coffeemaker Standard
    Icemaker Optional
    Microwave Standard
    Refrigerator Standard
    Stove Standard

    Exterior Features

    Carpet: Cockpit Standard
    Outlet: 12-Volt Acc Standard
    Swim Ladder Standard
    Swim Platform Standard
    Wet bar Standard

    Canvas

    Camper Back Standard

    Boats More Than 30 Feet

    Engine Synchronizer Standard
    Generator Optional

    Warranty

    Hull Warranty
    Transferable
    Extendable
    Lifetime Limited
    Yes
    Yes
    http://www.larsonboats.com/warranty/default.asp
    Deck Warranty
    Transferable
    Lifetime Limited Yes http://www.larsonboats.com/warranty/default.asp
    Engine Warranty
    5-Years (outboard and diesel not included) http://www.larsonboats.com/warranty/default.asp
    Powertrain Warranty

    5-Years


    Gelcoat Warranty




    http://www.larsonboats.com/warranty/default.asp
    Blistering Warranty
    5-Years http://www.larsonboats.com/warranty/default.asp
    Accessories Warranty
    Transferable
    5-Year Yes http://www.larsonboats.com/warranty/default.asp
    Certifications
    ISO Certification NMMA Certification Other Certification Yes Yes Yacht Certification, CE Certified
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