Sailing yachts

Chris Craft Runabout

(REF: 23110)

£27000

  • Builder: Chris Craft
  • Year: 1937
  • Location: Hants
  • Length on deck: 17'

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Wooden Ships Comments on this Chris Craft Runabout

Chris Craft Runabout twin cockpit speed boat imported into the UK in about 2014 and professionally maintained ever since.

She was given a thorough refit in about 2019 and has not been afloat since.  During that work the hull was stripped and varnished, plus all new paint inside.  The upholstery was replaced, the engine thoroughly refurbished and all chrome work re-chromed.

She is sat on an as new Indespension road trailer with an all over canvas cover.

This is a lovely looking boat with twin cockpits, seating for 4 people and enough power to give very exciting performance.

 

 

Construction

Planked in mahogany all copper rivet fastened to light sawn timbers.

The topsides are carvel planked, the bottom planking below the chine is double diagonal.

Sawn knees across the chine on each frame with wooden floors across the bottom of the hull for strength.

Varnished mahogany transom.

Straight laid varnished mahogany deck with white caulking and a varnished cover board.

Lifting lids in the aft deck for access to the engine space.

Twin cockpits with all new Chris Craft upholstery.  Seating for 4 people in comfort.

Elegant low windscreen on the foredeck with chromed bronze supports.

All chrome work removed and re-chromed in recent refit.

Underwater hull stripped and painted.  Whole interior stripped out and painted.

Hull finished with 2 pack varnish.

 

 

Machinery

Chrysler Marine Ace 6cyl petrol engine, believed to be 95hp.

The engine has had work done in the recent refit including a rebuilt carburettor, refurbished bronze manifold, refurbished dynamo, refurbished electrical system and a compression check.

The stern gland was replaced and the engine is now in good running condition.

Engine dials all rebuilt.

3 blade high pitch bronze propeller with a bronze shaft and P bracket, all checked in recent refit.

Large fuel tank under aft deck with modern cartridge fuel filter.

Single 12 volt battery charged from engine dynamo.

Wheel steering to a bronze rudder blade.

 

 

Equipment

As new Indespension road trailer

All over cover

New upholstery

All original re-chromed deck fittings

Chrysler Marine Ace petrol engine

 

 

 

 

 

Disclaimer:

These particulars have been prepared in good faith from information provided by the Vendors and are intended as a guide, Wooden Ships cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. The Purchaser should instruct his agent or surveyor to validate all details as necessary and satisfy himself with the condition of the vessel and its equipment.

 

 

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