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Brief Summary

If you’re looking for one of the biggest bow rider’s money can buy, then the Horizon 310 has you covered. A large deep-V hull combined with twin stern drives and a host of amenities puts this sport boat into a league of her own.

Key Features

  • Stainless steel bow scuff plate
  • Premium gel coat
  • Aft shower
  • Stable-Vee® hull
  • Sun lounge storage
  • Aquaflex™ vinyl
  • Snap-in carpet
  • Fiberglass liner
  • Refreshment center
  • Depth sounder with shallow water alarm
  • Sony® AM/FM/CD player
  • Enclosed head
  • Battery management system
  • Bimini top
  • Specifications

    Length Overall 31' 4''
    Beam 9' 8''
    Dry Weight 8,360 lbs. with engine
    Tested Weight N/A
    Draft 35''
    - Draft Up N/A
    - Draft Down N/A
    - Air Draft N/A
    Deadrise/Transom 21 deg.
    Max Headroom N/A
    Bridge Clearance 8' 0'' w/ arch
    Weight Capacity N/A
    Person Capacity N/A
    Fuel Capacity 130 gal.
    Water Capacity 20 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 6.2 L (Bravo I)
    Opt. Power 1 x 375-hp MerCruiser 496 MAG Bravo III DTS
    1 x 375-hp Volvo Penta 8.1 Gi
    2 x 300-hp MerCruiser 350 MPI Bravo I DTS
    2 x 320-hp Volvo Penta 5.7 GXi DP EVC
    2 x 260-hp MerCruiser 5.0 MPI Bravo III DTS
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    Acceleration Times & Test Conditions

    Time To Plane 4.8 sec.
    0 to 30 8.5 sec.
    Ratio 1.65 : 1
    Props N/A
    Load 2 persons, 1/2 fuel, no water, min. gear
    Climate Temp: 85 deg., humid: 50%, wind: 20 mph, seas: light chop

    Captain's Report

    When it Comes Down to Comfort…Size Does Matter By Capt. Ron SvobodaLately, I’ve been talking a lot about big bow riders. Seems like all the boat builders are carving out the cabins on their sportboat line, then loading them up and decking them out with utilitarian stuff. In walks the Four Winns Horizon 310. At 31 feet, 4 inches long, the 310 I believe, is the largest bow rider we’ve tested. The 310 has a 9 feet, 8 inch beam which gives some more elbow room too. The bow of the 310 grants the best water views I’ve seen in a while. The stability of that big hull, combined with her over forty mile-per-hour top speed makes for an exciting cruise. This is one boat I don’t mind letting someone else drive. It’s like a dog cruising down the road with his head out the window. Now add to that the 310’s front lounges and removable snack table and you’ve got it made.Plenty of Room to RelaxWhen you’ve had too much excitement for the day and need to get out of the sun, you can take a snooze in the 310’s midcabin. This useful compartment is located to port and offers a long and narrow bunk. She also provides a handsome Cherrywood cabinet with a built-in Sony stereo system and 6-disc CD changer. Several options are available here including a LCD TV, a microwave oven, and even a shore-powered A/C unit for you folks in the hotter climates.When you need to change into your swimwear, the starboard side head compartment will come in handy. Fairly spacious and comfortable, the head compartment supplies a flush toilet, a long granite vanity with stainless steel sink and several storage cabinets.The cockpit is detailed for comfort as well. A port side lounger extends all the way down one side, across the transom, then doubles back along the starboard side and ends at the wet bar. The bar’s counter has plenty of room for making snacks plus a sink and refrigerator unit below. A centerline walkthrough gives access to the molded swim platform and the two Mediterranean sun pads. There is also generous storage under the sun pad support hatches.Behind the WheelI really liked the 310’s helm, which was well organized with all the necessary gauges and a GPS on top and switches below. Stereo and VHF controls are right next to the sporty three-spoke wheel and the DTS (digital throttles and shift) engine controls from Mercury. Topping that off is a power assisted helm seat that is extra wide for utmost comfort.I also liked what the 310 has to offer in size, especially in my back yard where the water is rough most of the time. That long running surface tames the chop with no problem. And with twin motors, my guests and I can explore distant destinations with greater confidence. Handling and performance were good for a boat with this much fiberglass, but I felt she had a bit more prop cavitation than I would have preferred, especially in tight slalom maneuvers. Otherwise, if you want to be in a league of your own and have the biggest bowrider at the sand bar this weekend, then the Horizon 310 is it.

    Test Result Highlights

    • Top speed for the Four Winns H310 (2008-) is 42.2 mph (67.9 kph), burning 43.1 gallons per hour (gph) or 163.13 liters per hour (lph).
    • Best cruise for the Four Winns H310 (2008-) is 27.8 mph (44.7 kph), and the boat gets 1.55 miles per gallon (mpg) or 0.66 kilometers per liter (kpl), giving the boat a cruising range of 182 miles (292.9 kilometers).
    • Tested power is 2 x 320-hp MerCruiser 6.2 L (Bravo I).

    Standard and Optional Features

    Marine Electronics

    GPS/Chart Optional
    VHF Radio Optional

    Systems

    Air Cond./Heat Optional
    CD Stereo Standard
    Head: Fixed Standard
    Shore Power Optional
    Shore Power Optional
    Trim Tabs Standard
    TV/DVD Optional
    Windlass Optional

    Galley

    Microwave Optional
    Refrigerator Optional

    Exterior Features

    Carpet: Cockpit Standard
    Swim Ladder Standard
    Swim Platform Standard
    Tower: Watersports Optional
    Transom Door Standard
    Transom Shower Standard
    Wet bar Standard

    Canvas

    Bimini Top Standard

    Boats More Than 30 Feet

    Generator Optional

    Warranty

    Hull Warranty
    Transferable
    Limited Lifetime
    Yes

    Deck Warranty
    Transferable
    Limited Lifetime Yes
    Engine Warranty
    Transferable Extendable
    2 years - Mercruiser or Volvo See Engine Manufacturer See Engine Manufacturer
    Powertrain Warranty
    Transferable
    Extendable
    2 years - Mercruiser or Volvo
    See Engine Manufacturer
    See Engine Manufacturer
    Gelcoat Warranty
    Transferable
    1 Year
    Yes

    Blistering Warranty
    Transferable
    5 Year No
    Accessories Warranty
    Transferable
    2 year non-structural parts and components Yes
    Certifications
    ISO Certification NMMA Certification Yes
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