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Pacer 310 Sprint

The All New Pacer 310 Sprint.

Designed as a Cruiser/Racer, with a light displacement, high stability aspects, spacious modern Cockpit and full interior with standing headroom, the Pacer 310 Sprint will appeal to a wide sector of the sailing community.

For the Racers, the Pacer 310 Sprint is built as a strict 'One Design' class. For the Cruisers, the full interior with good stowage, 6 berths and comfort levels will answer many questions.

The overall thrust of this model, is quality and ease-of-sail.


Type:Pacer 310 Sprint
Designer:Jaudenes/Theys & Pacer Yachts
Length Overall:9.5m
Length of Waterline:8.95m
Construction material:Vinylester Composite


North Sails/
Mainsail 8oz NSP 4800 Dacron
Furling Jib 6oz NSP 4800 Dacron with UV strip on Leach and Foot
Gennaker Code 3A True Radial 0.75oz Norlon

Upwind 54.95m2
Downwind 103.29m2
P 11.5m
E 4.2m
J 3.87m
FL 12.54m
STL 5.43m

Standard Specifications:


The Pacer 310 is built in accordance with CE-Certification and meets the requirement for Cat A (ocean) for recreational craft.


The Hull is built using vacuum bagged hand lay-up. The laminated construction consists of hydrolysis - proof vinylester resin, multidirectional fabrics and Balsa as sandwich material. Internally the laminate is sealed using topcoat.


The Deck and Hull are bonded together using epoxy, providing a neat joint. The laminated construction consists of hydrolysis-proof Vinylester resin, multidirectional fabrics and Balsa core.

In addition to reinforcements laminated into the deck for the standard deck layout, Hard spots for post O.E.M fitment of deckgear are integrated in the deck.

The Pacer 310 offers a factory developed non-skid surface which is white in colour.


Stainless steel Pushpits and Pulpit are fitted, together with 610mm stainless steel stanchions with two safety wires, the bottom-most raised slightly to aid hiking.


The deck has an integrated toe rail extending from bow to mast.


With ease of use, maintenance and cleaning in mind, the Pacer 310 employs the use of GRP moulded interior modules, interior hull liners where applicable offering superior finishes, and a full-length ceiling liner with integrated down-lighting.

Structural integrity is assured via marine-plywood bulkheads, each bonded to hull and deck.

The cabinetry is of the highest quality light Cherrywood with a matt protector finish. There is a good balance between functionality and aesthetics.

The floorboards are Marine Plywood finished with a hardwearing synthetic Walnut composite material.

The washboards consist of a two-piece translucent removable system, which when in place locks to the translucent sliding cover. A stainless steel sill protector leads you down the ladder/stairs which are integrated into the engine cover.

Engine Cover:
GRP moulded unit with sound damping, fixes to rear bulkhead, light and easily removable for excellent access to the engine.

Aft Cabin:
The port side cabin offers a good sized double berth with locker. Lighting in the form of bulkhead adjustable spots for reading. Hull liner and Ceiling Liner gives a smooth easy-wipe finish. A high density Mattress is covered in removable wear-resistant fabric.
Natural light and fresh air is accessible through a port light which opens to the cockpit.

Positioned on Port at the foot of the companionway, the Galley is L shaped to offer best sea-going attributes. Fitted with a single sink, pressurized cold water with faucet as standard and hot and cold as an upgrade. The 12v removable cold box is located beneath the sink through a locker door, on a ‘slide-out’ mechanism. The worktop is finished in an attractive and hard wearing composite formica and has a solid light Cherrywood fiddle on all sides. A 2 plate, semi-gimbaled, stove with oven, is fitted as standard. Lockers for pots, pans and victuals are located above the worktop, with pull-out drawers under. An opening Portlight provides fresh air ventilation, and is located in the coachroof above the galley.

Navigation Station:
Positioned at the foot of the companionway on starboard, is the Chart Table and Nav Station. With its own seat (stowage under) the desk has an opening lid, and fiddles. The desktop has matching attractive and hard wearing formica finish. The Panel for instrumentation and Electrical Switchboard is located at head-height when seated and is easy to access.

Positioned aft of the Nav Station accessed via a door, the head offers a wash-basin with cold water faucet, toilet, integrated shower head with electric shower sump pump and integrated Wet Locker. An opening Portlight provides fresh air and natural light.

A spacious saloon with 2 linear couches adjacent to each other and a double-leaf fold down (removable) table compliment the saloon.
A stainless steel grab-handle is fitted to the underside of the coachroof (midships) to aid access to the saloon whilst at sea.
A ceiling liner with recessed halogen down-lighting affords a high quality finish to the saloon.

Forward Cabin:
A Private Cabin, offering high quality double V berth mattresses with removable covers. Smooth, easy-wipe hull liner as well as a ceiling liner with recessed halogen downlights.


The keel consists of a combination of welded steel plates forming a deep draft foil – encapsulated in GRP to give a perfect profile, with a cast antimony hardened lead bulb. The low centre of gravity keel is fastened to the hull recess by a series of stainless steel bolts with loads being distributed via the floor beams evenly through the laminate construction of the hull.


The elliptical balance rudder has a shaft of sea-water resistant stainless steel with an integrated high-strength framework within the GRP foil shape. Self-aligning rudder needle bearings provide the lowest possible friction and ultimate control for the helmsman.

The steering system is via Tiller, with a fitted extending battle-stick.


The Pacer 310 offers a large modern self-draining cockpit with open transom, all very well laid-out for ease of sailing and the cut and thrust of competitive racing. There cockpit is spacious with good seating capacity. The saloon table can be moved to the cockpit for al fresco dining.

The Gas locker is easily accessible on the port side of the cockpit, and the engine throttle control on the starboard side of the cockpit within reach of the helmsman.

Access to the lazarette (steering gear and systems) is via a waterproof frosted-glass deck hatch.

The coamings are contoured for comfort and the deck surfaces have the factory developed non-skid.


All lines lead back to the cockpit. Halyards and sail trims lead to a series of power clutches and fairleads either side of the companionway garage, each leading to a respective Winch on the coachroof.

Winches: Lewmar
· 2 x Coachroof Halyard and spinnaker Winches – 2 x 30AST
· 2 x Primary Winches 40AST

2 Winch handle pockets and 2 winch handles are supplied.

The mainsheet track system is positioned aft of the Tiller position, with car position controls leading to port and starboard for easy of trimming.

The Backstay controls are brought forward from the transom to port and starboard positions adjacent to the wheel so affording ease of trim to either the helmsman or mainsheet trimmer.

The Jib car controls lead back to the cockpit.

Two recessed deck lights are installed on port and starboard just fwd of the open transom.

The (optional) Shore-Power plug socket is installed below the starboard coaming abeam of the Tiller position. The exterior manual bilge pump point is positioned on port, aft of the steering wheel affording the helmsman easy access.


All blocks and tracks are Lewmar with bearings, and tracks have control lines leading back to the cockpit.


3 – One in Heads, One above Galley, One in Aft Double Cabin

Saloon: 1 opening to deck
Fwd Cabin: 1 opening to deck.


Instrumentation is fitted to the Coachroof/cockpit bulkhead offering good view to the helm.

A Silva compass is likewise fitted.


The rig is keel stepped in aluminium, with a natural anodized finish, offering;
· Masthead taper
· Aluminium Boom
· Two pairs of Spreaders
· Fixed boomvang 8:1
· Windex (manual)
· Forestay Below-Deck Furler


Dyform stainless steel wire shrouds and stays with roll-formed terminals and bottle-screws.

The backstay is adjustable via a Lewmar cascade and purchase system (16:1), adjustable from both sides of the cockpit adjacent to the steering wheel position.


The mainsheet system (6;1) offers 2 conventional reefs, both controlled from the cockpit.

The mainsail and jib halyards are dyneema. There are 2 masthead spinnaker halyards.

The mainsail outhaul, and Cunningham, is adjustable from the cockpit.


North Sails/
Mainsail 8oz NSP 4800 Dacron
Furling Jib 6oz NSP 4800 Dacron with UV strip on Leach and Foot
Gennaker Code 3A True Radial 0.75oz Norlon


The Pacer 310 is fitted with a cold water pressurized fresh water system, upgradable to hot water. Faucets in Galley and Heads.

Integrated Black Water Tank is incorporated into the Toilet system.
2 x Manual Bilge Pumps
1 x Electric Bilge Pump


Batteries: 1 x 12v/55ah Starter
1 x 12v/100ah House

Mastervolt or similar Main Battery Switches.

Circuit Breakers for all electrical components.

Philipi or Similar Control Panel for Electronics.

25ah Battery Charger (optional)

Shore-Power and Plug & Cable. 220v Plug point at Nav Station. (optional)


VHF Preparation (wiring and antenna)


Interior general:
Halogen downlights in saloon & Galley, aft and fwd cabin, as well as heads.

Nav Station:
Working light at Nav Station.

Reading Lights:
Adjustable reading lights in Aft and fwd cabins.

Outside Lights:
Pulpit Fixed Port and Starboard Navigation Lights

Pushpit fixed White stern light.

Combined three-colour masthead light and anchor light.

2 x Cockpit lights.


13hp Volvo Penta compact diesel engine.
Saildrive with 2 blade fixed propeller.(upgradable to folding)
Alternator – 14v / 115a


Fuel: 80ltr
Water: 80ltr


4 x Mooring Cleats
Safety Boarding/swim Ladder
Filler Nozzle for water tank on cockpit floor.
Filler Nozzle for fuel tank on cockpit floor.

Specifications are subject to change at the discretion of Pacer Yachts and will be confirmed at time of order.

ID: 4068

Pacer 310 Sprint Dealers:

International > North America > USA > No dealers listed.

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