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21.5 Feet 1936 Greavette Custom Runabout
A spectacular example of the craftsmanship by Greavette Boatworks of Muskoka, Ontario; this "Special" 21.5 ' Runabout was built for Col. Moody, Vice President of Greavette Boats in 1936. She was one of only 6 hulls produced in this length. The uniqueness of this particular boat was that it was the only example with covered decks from the rear seat aft and was given "fancy upgrade" consisting of a custom windshield, steering wheel, instrument cluster and hardware. This rendition was named a "Custom", whereas all of the others were "Utility" hulls with an open rear cockpit and a motor box and standard hardware, basic instrument gauges and steering wheel. The boat was originally named "Rob Roy" after the Moody's two sons, Rob and Roy. Mr. Bruce Wilson, subsequent owner of Greavette Boats, acquired Rob Roy in the 1960's, replaced the original bottom and re-powered the boat with the current Chevrolet "327"cu.in. V8 engine. Rob Roy was purchased by Mr. R.E. McDermott, Port Carling ,ON , where it was boat housed at his summer cottage near Mortimer's Point, ON. The boat has been under the stewardship of her current owner since July of 1978. She was comprehensively restored in 1982-1983 with new decks, engine hatches, interior, dash, upholstery, floors, wiring, gauges, complete varnish and re-chrome and the boat was re-named "AliCat" after his daughter "Ali" and wife "Cathy". During the Fall of 2016 the "AliCat" underwent a refresh where she received a complete new transom and re-varnish of the decks and sides. She is in exceptional condition today and perfect example of a collectable, Canadian built classic!
26 Feet 1996 Hacker Craft Runabout w/Extended Second Cockpit
This 1996 Hacker Craft rear engine runabout features the popular and social extended second cockpit design with a walkthrough from the forward cockpit. She is in exceptional condition and needs nothing at this time. A new triple layer bottom was installed by Hacker Craft in 2012 and the boat has recently undergone a full cosmetic refinish. She is complete with a custom fitted 2012 tandem axle trailer. This particular 26 footer is outfitted with a rear engine, v-drive configuration, with the fuel tank ahead of the engine for excellent weight balance, a quite ride, and solid performance. A well-documented file including service history, upgrades, and maintenance accompanies the sale of the boat. This is an opportunity to own a fully reconditioned Hacker Craft that is ready to enjoy for a fraction of the cost of a new build!
28 Feet 2007 Bermuda Hacker Craft Triple Cockpit Runabout
Custom built by Sportsman Yachts, this "Bermuda" model is a traditional style Hacker 28' triple cockpit runabout. Full cold molded epoxy and wood construction, she features classic lines blended with modern construction techniques for longevity and extended maintenance intervals. Outfitted with all custom hardware, custom interior upholstery, and well-powered with a 350cid Marine Power V8 engine with less than 100 hours of run time since new. This is well-priced triple cockpit runabout that is ready to enjoy. Complete with a cover and custom tri-axle trailer.
23 Feet 2013 Chris Craft 23 Barrel by Fish Brothers
Fish Brothers Signature Series 23' Barrel Back. This replica of a 23 Barrel has dual windshields, dual horns on the front deck, Maple wood dash, blue faced gauges. It comes on a tandem trailer with a full cover. The boat does need some cosmetic work but the price of the boat reflects the work needed.
19 Feet 1957 Chris Craft Capri
One of Chris Craft's most popular and attractive runabout models, a total of 786 19' Capris were built between 1955 and 1958. The two tone blond and red mahogany color scheme appeared in a number of Chris Craft's post-war models. The tango red & white interior option was only available in 1957 and 1958 production models. This example was a very well preserved find, with only one owner for 30 years on Lake Winnepesaukee in New Hampshire, before going into dry storage until her restoration. She has been comprehensively restored with a no-soak 5200 replacement bottom, full refinish, new wiring, her original Chris Craft KFL engine fully rebuilt, all new chrome, and correct replacement upholstery. This 19' Capri is in great condition and has been restored to a very high degree!
21 Feet 1948 Norse Boats
This boat was recently donated to the Lowcountry Maritime School. We would like to sell it in order to help finance our programs which teach STEM lessons to students through boatbuilding. It came to us from Asheville, NC where it lived on a nearby lake.
22 Feet 1967 Lyman Sleeper
Only three owners. Only 146 produced. All original S1008, 22-Sleeper model, boards. Boat is listed in Ohio Historic Society. A rare find! New cushions, Ray Ware fish finder, compass, vhf marine radio, Perko dual battery selector switch, blower, etc.
27 Feet 2000 Hacker Dolphin by Fish Brothers
2000 27' Fish Brother Hacker Craft Dolphin. This 27' custom made runabout is a replica of the 26' Dolphin model made circa 1928 by the Hacker Boat Company in Mt. Clemens, MI. It is reminiscent of the Hydroplanes referred to by the writer F. Scott Fitzgerald in his classic American novel about the roaring 20’s, “The Great Gatsby” Commissioned in 1999 by the original owner “The Great Gatsby” was produced by highly regarded custom runabout builders Fish Brothers of Queensbury, NY. and completed in 2000. It adheres very closely to the original 1928 Hacker-Craft design lines of the 26' Dolphin model with the exception of one additional foot in overall length. This runabout is a one of a kind, non-production replica which reflects the builders efforts to comply with the original design lines, instrumentation, and upholstery of a Dolphin from the 20’s. Given today’s boat building technology and materials, “The Great Gatsby” was fabricated for lasting durability, strength, appearance, and unmatched performance. A triple cockpit runabout which comfortably seats 7 persons, this Dolphin is powered by a 502 Merc MPI 400 HP engine and is capable of speeds in excess of 50 MPH. Among it’s numerous other features are Halon Fire System, dual batteries, and bilge blower. The boat comes with a 2007 tandem axle Searra Custom Trailer. All paperwork and documentation is included.
24 Feet 1930 Ditchburn Neptune Triple Cockpit Runabout
Building on its legacy of grace and speed, the Ditchburn Boat Company built the Viking model based on a Bert Hawker design in the late 1920s. It had a hard chine hull and more muscular lines to appeal to a new generation of boat buyers. In 1930, Ditchburn added a shorter more agile version of the Viking, with a forward drive layout, and it became known as the Neptune model. The Neptune was a 24’ triple cockpit launch with Ditchburn’s iconic upswept foredeck - a modern design, blending elegance with performance. This boat was originally built for the Marshall family at Windermere in Muskoka and was named the “Margaretta’. It has been in the Muskokas ever since. The original engine was a 100hp straight 8 Buchanan engine. It was repowered in 1986 when the boat was completely restored by Butson Boats. It now features a water cooled 185hp V6 Crusader and can run at speeds in excess of 40mph. In addition to the new engine the restoration included a new hull, replating of all chrome hardware and new leather seats. Original features include the engraved ‘German silver’ instrument panel, a navy top and a ‘fireman’s siren’ horn. She handles well, runs smoothly at speed and has been meticulously maintained over the years.
16' Feet 2020 Boomslang Boats Inc
I am the builder of these modern reproductions of mid 1950's mahogany runabouts that utilized modern materials and technology. They offers the wooden boat admirer the opportunity to own a beautiful wooden boat without the enormous maintenance requirements of the originals. There is no varnish to maintain as it is finished in clear coat epoxy. The modern Mercury 4 cylinder 3.0 Liter engine offers twice the power, half the weight, and 3 times the fuel economy of the originals of that era. The engine is compliant with California emissions standards. The hull is a seamless epoxy glass construction with 3/16" mahogany planks bonded to it. Its deep V configuration achieves an easy plane and a smooth ride. The Alpha 1 outdrive provides appropriate trim at any speed. The boat is light enough so that anything can pull it, and its 16' length and folding trailer tongue means that it will fit into most suburban garages without the need to rent a slip. I will deliver this boat free up to 300 miles from Murfreesboro Tennessee. Beyond that additional fees may apply.
19 Feet 1964 Century Sabre
My grandmother purchased her brand new from Okoboji Boats in 1965. After she passed away it went to my Aunt Pattie, who then sold to me in 2013. Boat has been in dry storage since 2013, except for one trip to Grand Lake , CO in 2016.
17 Feet 1952 Chris Craft Special Runabout
Boat and trailer were purchased by the current owners in 2004 and have been well kept since. Enjoyed for many years on the various creeks and rivers off the Chesapeake Bay. One of 726 Chris Craft Special Runabout models built between 1949 and 1952. This model was developed from the 16' Special Runabout design, but featured a larger radius transom and additional cockpit space. Chris Craft Model 9-95hp engine.
17 Feet 1982 Performance Outboard
The exact builder is unknown, but hull appears to be a design similar to the Magnum Missile. She has been restored by her current owner and has seen little use since completed. Equipped with onboard battery tender, JL Audio system, new bilge pumps, interior lighting, and accessory underwater lighting. The trailer has also been rebuilt and has new bunks.
18 Feet 1951 Chris Craft Riviera
This is a show quality Riviera that needs nothing. The bottom was completely refinished by Ham Armstrong in 2018 and soaks up very quick and is a tight original bottom. Varnish, Bottom Paint, Vinyl interior, Floor, Guages, cushions are all Excellent. Everything works on this boat. No surprises. Boat scores well and runs well. Owner will transport the boat anywhere in the lower 48 for no additional charge. INCLUDED IN THE ASKING PRICE. This is a must see boat and the price is right!! Excellent Trailer. All reasonable offers will be considered must sell. Seller would like to move it before winter
16' Feet 2020 Mahogany Heartthrobs
This is a new 0 time reproduction of a 1950's runabout except its made with modern materials and methods. NO VARNISH. NO PLANK BOTTOM. As maintenance free as possible. Can be towed by anything and can be stored in an ordinary suburban garage- No slip rental. This boat offers the mahogany boat admirer the opportunity to own a beautiful boat without the enormous maintenance burden.
18 Feet 1950 Chris Craft Riviera
I have owned this boat for 46 years. This boat has been a labor of love but it is time to sell. I have methodically restorers the hull, engine compartment , interior, steering wheel. Etc. the spotlight is restored and works as it should. The chrome on the boat was stored in the basement for 30 years and shows like new. The windshield was replaced with tempered glass. The hull, gunnel and deck has no less then 12 coats of varnish. The transmission and engine are not original to the boat however, the motor was rebuilt and has only breakin hours (302 Ford Windsor V8). The propeller is an original bronze prop that has was recently reconditioned. Th boat was desired (12 volt) system). All linkage works and transmission shifts gears. The upholstery was updated to all new vinyl. Horse hair padding was removed and closed cell form replaced. Stainless steel fasteners were used throughout the interior restoration. The boat title says 1950 Chris Craft, is clear and is in my name. The trailer is included but is sold with bill of sale only.
21 Feet 1955 Chris Craft Capri
Fully restored from a garage find. Only been run in fresh water since rebuild. We changed the interior to white and beige.
19 Feet 1997 Chris Craft Barrel Back by Fish Brothers
1997 Fish Brothers 19 Barrel Back – This gorgeous, classic twin cockpit barrel-back is a replica of the 1940 Chris Craft 19’ runabout. Built in 1997 by the highly regarded runabout builders, Fish Brothers of Queensbury, NY, it is reminiscent of “On Golden Pond.” This beauty features an epoxy soaked, triple layer bottom, double carvelle planking over sawn frames and bent ribs; deeply varnished mahogany hull. No leaks and no soaking required in Spring. Chrome and all fittings are excellent; beautiful red interior upholstery and seats. Stainless steel cutlass forward. “Casablanca” is powered by a Mercruiser 5.7L (350 cu.in/270hp) engine with plenty of power and elegant, deep sound. Recent new carb, starter, battery, automatic bilge pump and water pump; runs beautifully; last in water in October 2020. Attractive, classic Bugatti folding windshield, trimmed in stainless; white banjo steering wheel. Boat has been stored indoors year-round and covered; two covers included; like-new 2018 canvas/fleece lined, custom-fitted cover to waterline. Includes stainless 15 lb plow anchor and anchor line; forward/aft flag staffs, Chris Craft flag and yacht ensign, dock lines, fenders and Mainepoint fleece fender covers. Ready to run and enjoyed for many years.
17'6" Feet 1992 Fletcher Boats Gentleman's Speedster
Boat directly from Simon Fletcher in May, 1992. Believed to be one of 2 made in total. Other may have been owned by manager of Jerry Seinfeld. Just completely refinished. Engine maintained by Anthony Cavallo. Comes with Calkin trailer.
19 Feet 1955 Chris Craft Capri
The Capri model was introduced in 1955 following the success of the 18' Riviera. Featuring the same 2 tone blond and red mahogany color scheme; the model remained in production until 1958 until it was redesigned and produced for a few more years. This 19' Capri was purchased many years ago from the original owner. She has low hours and is a nice orginal example. The gold and black interior was a 1-year option only in 1955, and this boat retains her original upholstery. Seller has 2 other boats, so the Capri has been used lightly and stored indoors when not in use.
22 Feet 1928 Chris Craft Cadet
Your next winter project! All hardware, including the original windshield (minus original tachometer) is included with the boat. Comes with a Gray Marine 135hp 6 cylinder engine. Needs a full restoration but is a very complete boat.
17 Feet 1957 Chris Craft Sportsman
Keel up restoration finished with 12 coats of Epifanes varnish. New "no-soak" bottom with West System epoxy treatment. Motor rebuilt with new oil pump, new carb, new electronic 12-volt ignition, new fuel tank and new battery. New marine custom interior finished in 2020.
28 Feet 1930 Sea Lyon Triple Cockpit Runabout
1930 28' Sea Lyon with Scripps 202 engine. The boat is in show condition. It went through a full professional restoration in 2016 and is in mint condition as it sits today. During the restoration the boat received a new 5200 bottom with all new wood, The boat wen through a full refinish. All hardware and gauges were restored. new interior and flooring installed. The Scripps engine went through a full rebuild and has very few hours since rebuild. Sea Lyons are known for their level ride and excellent visibility. This is a show ready boat that would be an excellent addition to any collection.
16 Feet 1969 Donzi Ski Sporter
This Donzi Ski Sporter has exactly 50 hours on it since the engine was rebuilt in 2006/2007. The boat was restored by a avid Donzi collector and nothing was forgotten. This includes a new gas tank, stringers and transom replaced. All of the gauges were overhauled, outdrive rebuilt and babied since that time. Cosmetically it is a 9 out of 10 and mechanically it is a 10. All of the hardware is period correct if not original. The boat has a cockpit cover and a mooring cover. It also has fire extinguisher in the engine compartment.
21 Feet 1955 Chris Craft Capri
One of only 170 21' Capri models built by Chris Craft between 1955 and 1956. This is hull #21 of the series and one of the earliest 21' Capris known to exist. An attractive, mid-50's design, the Capri featured 2 tone blond and red mahogany decks with unique interiors. This example has been tastefully repowered with a period correct Chris Craft 283cid 185hp V8 that pushes the boat along nicely. She is an older restoration that has been well kept. Traditional bottom that soaks up very quickly, good chrome, and a custom interior. She is sold complete with a custom built tandem axle trailer as well.
16 Feet 2001 Fletcher Gentleman's Speedster
Built by Fletcher Boats in 2001, this is a great contemporary take on the classic Gentleman's Racer. At 16 feet, she is quick and nimble, and a manageable size that fits in the garage. Easy to tow around and launch on demand. Well powered with a 130hp Volvo 4 cylinder engine.
19 Feet 1997 Chris Craft Barrel Back by Fish Brothers
The boat is a 19 foot replica of a 1939 Chris Craft barrel back runabout. It was built by Fish Brothers in 1997. All Mahogany with a no-soak bottom. (All Mahogany soaked in epoxy that removes the need to soak in the Spring) It is exact in every detail except the no soak bottom, it has a 12 volt electrical system and single cable modern steering.The interior cushions and trim are new as are all the gages. (2017)The engine has about 2 hours since rebuild. It is a Mercruiser 5.7 LTR 260 HP. It has an old cover I use for storage and a one year old full mooring cover (down to the waterline) made from 8.5 sunbrella.The Trailer is a Searra Custom built trailer made specifically for that boat. Dual axel and trails like a dream.
19 Feet 1953 Chris Craft Racing Runabout
Clean 1953 Racing Runabout is an older restoration which included a 5200 bottom, full engine rebuild, chrome and gauges, interior, Chrome and more were done during the restoration. The boat received 8 coats of varnish in 2007 along with pin striping the white deck seams.Boat has been covered and stored in finished barn when not trailered to the water. The boat has been taken care of very well and really does not have many hours on the boat since it was restored. Comes on a single axle trailer with a full cover.
17 Feet 1947 Chris Craft Deluxe Runabout
A stunning example of one of Chris Craft's most popular selling boats. This boat is in excellent condition with two new coats of varnish in 2019. A full restoration including a no soak 5200 Bottom was done by John Ford. The Chris Craft Model K runs strong and is virtually maintenance free with the addition of a Pertronix electronic ignition. No more points and condensor. Carb was rebuilt in 2019. This engine runs amazing. Upholestry and floors are excellent. There is nothing to be done. Owner desires a bigger boat for lake ontario waters. Compare this boat to others and you won't be disappointed. Nice Trailer which has been narrowed to down to fit in most garages. Very nice cover. Needs nothing except a new owner. Boat is in the water in Fairhaven Bay.
24 Feet 1954 Shepherd Sedan Runabout
Built in Niagara on the Lake, Shepherd boats were well known for their strong construction and ability to handle rough water conditions. This example was the 3rd 24 footer built in 1954 and equipped with the optional hard top configuration, which featured extended cockpit space and additional seating behind the captain's position. Factory equipped with a 220hp Chrysler Marine Hemi V8 with dual carburetors, she is well powered for her size. She has her original spotlight on the foredeck and three covers are included with the sale. The current owner has enjoyed the boat on many ACBS trips throughout the Eastern US and into Canada. At the time of restoration, the boat received a new transom, chines, ceiling panels, flooring, interior upholstery, and a replacement fuel tank, in addition to full cosmetics. The Chrysler Hemi was also rebuilt at this time. This is a go-anywhere boat that is very well appointed and ready to enjoy. Sold complete with a custom tandem axle trailer.
20' Feet 1954 Chris Craft Riviera
The 20-foot Riviera was in production from 1950-1954, with a total run of 288 hulls built (hull numbers R-20-501 to R-20-788). This boat is number 286. The 20-foot model was the largest runabout that Chris-Craft built during this era and is rare compared to the 18-foot model of the same era, of which 1,210 hulls were built. This 1954 20’ Riviera is a very stylish boat with natural-finished mahogany on the hull sides and deck and a blond accent king plank on the bow and over the engine hatch – cover to the stern. It has well cared for red interior upholstery. It also has the original Chris-Craft MBL engine (158 HP). The boat was professionally restored in 2009, and includes service records dating back to 1998. This sale also includes a 1998 Elete single axel trailer.
16 Feet 1965 Lyman Runabout
Bought new by husband’s father in 1965. My husband and I were given boat by his father in 1976. Used on St. Lawrence River in Thousand Islands 2-3 weeks a year. A wonderful boat for fishing and boating. My husband passed away, so now looking for another family to love this boat like we did. Boat was completely redone in 2013 and has always been stored inside.
17' Feet 1949 Chris Craft Deluxe Runabout
Ordered by my grandfather in 1949 from the Rodi Boat company in Chicago , it was shipped from Holland Michigan to Lake Cora in Paw Paw Michigan. It was last used on the St. Joe River during the 2015 season. The boat has always been stored indoors when not in use. Due to a family move after 2015 the boat has been stored ever since. Could be used and enjoyed as is. The Chris Craft KBL is a strong engine for this boat and can be used for skiing, tubing or just cruising. A refresher coat of varnish would make this boat really outstanding. Boat comes with extra prop and full water line cover. Make offers. Trailer has new tires and does nicely with this boat.
19 Feet 1937 Chris Craft Custom Runabout
This boat is a must see rare pre-war 1937 Chris Craft Mahogany beauty. Full restored in 2013 by Terry Senecal a well know restoration specialist in antique wooden boats in the 1000 Islands. The engine has been completely rebuilt by Len's Performance. All the restoration was completed in 2013. The Chrysler Crown straight 6 will perform a maximum speed of 30 mph. All the gauge where restored by Kocian Instruments and the hardware has been all re-chromed as well. The seats are in like new condition and comes with a spotlight and new full mooring cover. Excellent condition and ready to show!
19 Feet 1940 Chris Craft Barrel Back Runabout
This is a rare 19' 1940 Chris-Craft Custom Runabout, often called a "Barrel Back" This boat is finished as it originally was with orange deck seams and boot stripe and tan pigskin interior. Hull #48739 She was originally left the Chris-Craft factory on May 16, 1940. She was named "Everan Zephyr" and that name was applied at the factory. She was shipped to Geneseo, NY and spent most of her life in the Rochester, NY area. Many years later, Everan Zephyr was moved to San Diego where she was purchased as a Grey Boat and restored by one of the country’s premier restoration shops, McCall Boatworks in McCall Idaho. in 2014, after a nearly 2 year restoration, she went to the Lake Tahoe Concourse D' Elegance and was awarded Best Runabout and the Jordy Carlton Overall Best in Show Award. in 2014, the featured mark was the Chris-Craft "Barrel Back" so all of the finest examples in the world were there.
26 Feet 1927 Indian Lakes Triple Cockpit Runabout
Very rare original Indian Lakes runabout. Sides and decks are original wood in good condition. All hardware and gauges are original to the boat. The boat was in the water a couple season's ago but does really need a new bottom. This is a rare opportunity to own one of these unique boats.
24 Feet 1997 Hacker Craft Runabout w/Extended 2 Cockpit
Clean boat with extended 2nd cockpit for a roomy interior. Boat has a custom Deitrich top, full waterline cover, table, stereo, fire ext system, new interior and recent varnish. This boat is water ready and just needs a new captain!
19' Feet 1967 Century Resorter
This boat has had 2 owners since new. Purchased by the current owner's family in 1977 and used in Michigan before moving to Southern California. Restored a few years ago after it had sat in a garage for many years in storage. Interior was also replaced at this time. It has a new 4 barrel carburetor, cooling system and starter solenoid. Ford FE 427cid engine. Hull has been reinforced with double the ribs and some new planks. All new varnish and paint. Lots of new chrome too. The Pacific trailer has also been restored two years ago. The boat has been water tested last year in fresh water and it runs strong. Bottom soaks up quickly.
16 Feet 1957 Thompson Sea Coaster
This 1957 Thompson Sea Coaster was restored both inside and out and will be sure to turn heads when you are on the water cruising in this wood stunner. The hull is all original 5-Ply Douglas Fir Laps. The laps were inspected, tested, and tight. The hull was then sanded and all bolt fittings were sealed with MarineRX 2-part epoxy to ensure another 70+ years of on-the-water fun. The hull received a full Pettit System paint finish, including three coats of Pettit Marine Primer, four coats of Pettit Topside Above-the-Waterline Gloss Polyurethane and four coats of Pettit Hydrocoat ECO Ablative Antifouling Paint below the waterline. The natural wood finishes on the exterior are mahogany and sealed with three coats of Pettit Flagship Gloss UV Protecting Varnish. The Sea Coaster's interior hull has been sanded and finished with two coats of Smith's Clear Penetrating Epoxy Sealer. The floors are beautiful teak slats that have been sanded and hand-rubbed with teak oil. The seat backs have been sanded and sealed with two coats of Pettit Flagship UV Clear Varnish. The bench seat cushions are made of new open-cell foam and covered with new marine vinyl. The decking brightwork is a mix of original and additional, period-correct hardware. The metal and wood rub rails are all original to the boat. I've added a mahogany rub rail strip and brass nail detail between the top and second lap to protect the lap edge. The windshield frame is solid mahogany and dovetail constructed. All new tempered safety glass was installed this year. New wiring has been run throughout. The motor is a beautifully restored 1956 Kiekhaefer Mercury Mark 30 with electric start and is paired with a 1956 Kiekhaefer Quicksilver mechanical control. No other way to put it, this boat is sexy! The trailer is a Holsclaw Trailer from the 70s
16 Feet 1947 Gar Wood Utility
1947 Gar Wood Utility Runabout. Hull number 1073. 2nd owner and owned for 35 years. Original Chrysler Ace Marine engine. All original chrome, correct stern light, and hull name emblems. Bow light has glass lights. Meticulously restored including, new stainless gas tank, new exhaust hose and elbow, new glass windshield, rebuilt carburetor, two new deep cycle 6 volt batteries, new battery cabling, 12 volt house converter, new windshield, new 3/4" floors with custom hatches, and rebuilt seat supports. Custom hidden down lights in the front and aft seating areas. Cover is in excellent condition and very well made. I have a lot of documentation, engine manual, correct engine parts, and original pictures of the restorations. Boat is turn key. Trailer is single axle and has new tires. A great running boat and a real head turner.
17 Feet 1948 Chris Craft Deluxe Runabout
This boat started its life after completion on March 5, 1948 in the Chris Craft factory in Algonac, MI with a delivery to the Kenneth E. Wilson company in Newport Beach, CA. Its refurbishment began in California in early 2003, it was “quick claimed” as an abandoned boat in the LA area outskirts by a retired Doctor George Sweeney. He brought it home and with a few friends, they replanked the bottom and sides (triple planking on bottom, double planking on sides). I believe he worked on it for about 5-6 years out in California and got the hull back into ship-shape applying the West no soak on the hull. Then I believe the boat was purchased by another doctor in Arkansas, moved there and little progress was made thru about 2012 on the boat. In about 2013, the boat was purchased again and moved to Hague, New York area where the restoration was completed. The boat work was done by Chad Dunklee and Walt Peterson (Chad was the manager of boat rebuilding at the Hacker Boat Company at that time). The engine and transmission was rebuilt to a 12V system and unleaded gas operation by Fish Brothers in the Hague New York area while the wood and chrome was refinished. The boat was completed in about 2015 and even entered into the Adirondack Chapter’s 40th Annual Lake George Rondezvous where it received an award. In May of 2016, I purchased the boat and returned it to its birthplace of Michigan, where it was enjoyed by many cruising the Big Crooked Lake in Brighton, MI. Regular service was done, a bilge blower was carefully installed to match existing dash switches, and the boat was re-varnished in early 2019 in the Algonac area by the old craftsmen of the Chris Craft factory there. The seams are tight, the varnish is shiny and the boat is a beautiful piece of art. Overall, it is in immaculate shape and ready for the next owner to care for it long into the future. I have a binder of original documents such as the “build sheet” from 1948, catalogs, and maintenance booklets to pass to the new owner, along with about 200 photographs of the original work done in California in the early 2000’s. Fully restored and Recently refinished, no soak hull, immaculate with trailer
19 Feet 1948 Higgins Deluxe Runabout
A fine example of Andrew Jackson Higgins' craftsmanship, a builder renowned for its efforts during WWII with the production of its famous landing craft and PT boats. This 1948 Deluxe Runabout has been expertly restored to factory-condition and is in excellent condition. All new bottom, frames, keel, stem, wiring, chrome, interior, etc. It is estimated that there are only about 200 Higgins boats remaining today. With their unique styling, attractive painted finish, and sporty layout, these boats are a pleasure to own and show. This example features a Gray Marine Fireball, dual carbureted 6 cylinder engine that runs great and pushes the boat along nicely.
17 Feet 1941 Chris Craft Deluxe Runabout Barrelback
This boat was acquired through a lake house purchase and the boat came with the house. We don't have any information on its history. The Chris Craft Model-K 95hp engine is in good running order and the bottom appears to be a solid traditional style bottom.
22 Feet 2001 Minett Shields Runabout
This is a faithful reproduction of the 1931 22' Minett Shields runabout. She was expertly constructed by Williams Boatworks in 2001. The boat has no plywood and is built as close to original as possible with cedar planking, oak frames, and beautiful mahogany decks. Minett Shields was a highly regarded boatbuilder in the 1920's & 1930's based in Bracebridge, ON. The boat is in concours condition and needs absolutely nothing. She is a strong runner and performs very well. It boasts white Italian leather upholstery, chrome plated Minett Shields bronze hardware, a tonneau cover, and a fuel injected Mercruiser engine.
20 Feet 1949 Chris Craft Custom Runabout
I have owned this boat since early 1980's. Stored inside. Totally refinished in original colors of dark mahogany with blonde trim. Has 12 coats of effiphanes marine varnish. Rare Chrisomatic electric shift and deluxe steering wheel option. Has the original factory hardware including fold down windshield and deluxe optional steering wheel. New pleated upholstery is ready to be put back in boat. Includes era correct tandem axle trailer with new tires and buddy bearings. From my research, I believe there are less than 50 boats of this model left. Selling for health reasons.
24 Feet 1930 Chris Craft Triple Cockpit Runabout Upswept deck
1930 24' Chris-Craft Triple Cockpit is a must see! She is fully restored with modern power for reliability. No expense was spared in her restoration, and every detail was painstakingly attended to from the upholstery to the book matched mahogany on her hull sides. She comes with a full custom cover and a tandem axle trailer. Other Details: Complete Professional restoration completed July 2013 No-Soak Bottom, Book Matched Mahogany Hull Sides All Chrome Re-Chromed New Gauges Tandem Axle Trailer Full Custom Boat Cover. MOTIVATED SELLER. ALL OFFERS CONSIDERED.
20 Feet 2020 Glen L Monaco
This is a newly constucted 20ft mahogany Glen L Monaco inboard with installed .351 Ford with velvet transmission. Engine has been professionally rebuilt from the ground up. This boat is a project boat as it needs to be upholstered and decks need to be caulked and sealed. Easy projects to complete. All other work has been professionally completed. This boat has never been wet. Boat is located in North Central Pennsylvania just south of the Finger lakes. This boat has not spent one night outside. Always garage kept and can be seen at most anytime. All work has been documented.
23 Feet 1941 Chris Craft Barrel Back
Beautifully restored 1941 23' Chris Craft Barrel Back. This boat went through a bottom up restoration and is in show condition at present. The bottom is a 5200 bottom made to look original. The green leather is the original color and the cushions even have factory flotation labels and copper tacks instead of staples. Everything has been done to this boat and it is ready to show or enjoy.
19 Feet 1940 Chris Craft Barrel Back
This 1940 19' Chris Craft Barrel Back is fresh out of a bottom up restoration. It is powered by a rebuilt Pre War Model M Engine that is original to the boat. It has brown leather interior, a 19' Sportsman windshield and orange deck seams from factory which makes this boat a 1 of 1 boat. It was restored with a 5200 bottom, rebuilt engine, chrome, gauges, interior, wiring and much more were done to the boat. This boat was restored to show condition by a well known wood boat restorer.
21 Feet 2011 Clarion Gentlemen's Racer
The unfinished basic hull was purchased by the owner from Clarion boat manufacture in Canada. The boat was then finished in honduron mahogany and outfitted with all power fittings in a style representative of the 1930’s. The engine and transmission where completely rebuilt at the time of the build. The gauges are new from classic instruments and the speedometer runs off gps and records miles or km. The boat responds well in handling and is quick out of the water and stable at all speeds
17 Feet 1956 Stan Craft Beaver Tail
This boat is hull number 3 of 3 made. Only one other, hull # 2 still exists. It has the original Interceptor 318 engine which has been totally rebuilt.The boat went through a recent bottom up restoration. It has a no soak epoxy bottom, the chines and frames were replaced, it had a full refinish at that time. Interior, chrome, gauges, fuel tank and system, flooring were also redone at that time. The boat was part of the Alan Furth collection before the present owner got it. The boat is in show condition and really a fun boat to drive.
28 Feet 1929 Chris Craft Sedan Runabout
Few boats combine the elegance, power and grace quite like the Chris Craft Sedan Limousine Runabout. Chris Craft’s 28 Foot version runabout is a boating icon in itself. Known as an upswept Chris Craft , this boat was styled on most of the higher end models from 1929-1931. The foredeck leading to the windshield curves up and the decking leading up to the aft cockpit had this feature as well creating the image of a double upswept. Chris Craft built only 180 of the 1929-1931 28 Foot Runabout , and far fewer with the $ 900 optional sedan top. Only 5 examples of this styling are known to exist. Powered by a Chris Craft A-120. The boat was fully restored by award winning wooden boat specialist Paul Brackley of Brackley Boats. The boats bottom was replaced, sides and decks were refastened, many bottom and deck frames were replaced. A-120 went through a full rebuild. Chrome, gauges, wiring, fuel tank and system, interior and much more were done during restoration. According to Chris Craft ONLY 32 were built with the sedan top and only handful exist to this day. This is superb example of an early Chris Craft Sedan Runabout.
26 Feet 1929 Chris Craft Triple Cockpit Runabout
Beautifully restored 26' Chris Triple. The boat was originally name "Climax" and owned by Peter Henkle. The Scripps engine is completely rebuilt. The bottom was refastened and is in exceptionally good condition. The boat went through a full refinish and looks in show condition today. Boat comes on a newer tandem axle trailer
26 Feet 1953 Hacker Craft Triple Cockpit Runabout
Exquisite and rare 1953 26' Hacker Craft Triple, fresh out of a full bottom up restoration which finished in the summer of 2019. The bottom was replaced with no soak 5200 style bottom. The decks and covering boards were replaced. The boat got new interior, all new wiring, gauges, chrome and more redone at time of restoration. The 302 Scripps was rebuilt by well known Scripps rebuilder. The boat is in immaculate condition and is show ready at this time. This is one of the last Hacker to be built at the factory and a great addition to any collection.
21 Feet 1955 Chris Craft Cobra
Beautifully restored 21 Cobra. This boat is hull number 8. It had been stored away for many years by a car collector who kept it with his collection of Cobra cars. The boat originally came out of Tom Mittler's collection. It has a no-soak epoxy bottom. The engine went through a custom rebuild and runs exceptionally well. The boat is in excellent condition and can be shown or used at present. The boat was in the water for the 2019 season.
17 Feet 1948 Chris Craft Deluxe Runabout
This boat is for the Classic & Antique Lovers of All Ages. Nicely restored 1948 Chris Craft with its original Chris Craft Marine Model-K 6 cylinder engine. This boat will take you to a time where detail and style came together as one. Restored to its former glory by a visionary boat enthusiast. Now sitting in a museum and is ready for a true owner to appreciate its timeless beauty and value. A brand new hunter green boat cover that matches the interior seating inside the boat will preserve the luxurious charm that should not be forgotten of the classic Chris Craft design.
17 Feet 1956 Chris Craft Rocket
The boat is a 17 foot 1956 Chris Craft Runabout Hull# D-17-1084. The boat has the bigger KBL 131hp engine. I purchased in 2010. It was a one owner boat that had hung in the same boat house on Lake Lure for 54 yrs. I had to purchase a trailer to go get it so the trailer is like new . I had the bottom stripped to bare wood, sealed and painted in 2011. Engine fully rebuilt by professional shop in 2012. The exterior was stripped and refinished in 2015. We have had a Dam problem on our lake so the boat has only been used a hand full of times in the last 5 years. It looks like it was varnished yesterday. The wiring was all redone and battery converted over as well. The chrome, is in good shape but not new. It has always hung in a slip. Very nice boat which is ready to go for this coming season.
19 Feet 1956 Chris Craft Capri
This bought was purchased in 1957 by tow brother in laws. They used the boat for several years along the Delaware River. After they had children the boat was stored away and there it sat for decades. The current owner( now only the second owner) bought the boat 35 years old. The boat was brought to the 1000 Islands area in 1998 and it has been in the St. Lawrence since that time. The boat has always been in fresh water. All aspects of this boat are in good original condition, the bottom is sound, the chrome is good and the upholstery is without rips or tears.
22 Feet 1953 Shepherd Runabout
The current owner has had this boat since 1985 and it has always been stored indoors during the summer and winter. The Chrysler 6 cylinder 135HP motor was rebuilt in 2019 and the engine runs very well. The boat has been converted to a 12 volt system and all of the Shepherd instrumentation is fully functional and in good working order. The boat offers a removeable center seat back center insert on the front seat so that 3 people may occupy the front row. The hull is very sound, the upholstery is excellent and the chrome is in great shape. This model of Shepherd offers plenty of room for up to 7 adults. After many years of good stewardship the boat is now being offered for sale.
21 Feet 1991 James Anthony Runabout
A dear friend of mine (friend 1) saw this boat at a boat show in Annapolis, Md in 1994. He was taken by its style and construction, He was so taken by the boat he started to investigate the brand. He found that there were only 18 of these boats manufactured. They were all special order boats for VIPs. A year or two later, the same boat he saw at Annapolis became available for purchase, so he bought it. A few years later he found that one of the 27’ versions came up for sale.... he upgraded to the 27’, & sold the 21’ to a mutual friend(friend2) It just so happens that friend 2 had just purchased a new 26’SeaRay, that he decided was too big. So, friend 2 took his new SeaRay and his newly acquired 21’James Anthony back to his SeaRay dealer and had the complete drive trains swapped. He sold the SeaRay, and put approximately 50 hours on the James Anthony on the Chicahomany River where he lives. He then parked the boat under his lean-to where it stayed for 14 years, until I persuaded him to sell it to me. In the last 2 1/2 years I have completely gone through the boat. All the wood is refinished to a very high standard, all leather Upolstry has been replaced, an extensive sorting of the mechanicals (list available upon request). She’s spectacular, health issues force the sale... I am motivated, let’s talk!
21 Feet 1955 Chris Craft Cobra
This 1955 21' Chris Craft Cobra is a preserved boat that has been refinished to be 100% correct. The way you see it today is the way it came from the Chris Craft Factory when new. It has a 5200 bottom. It is powered by a Cadillac Crusader 285HP 8 Cylinder Engine. Restored by one of the best Cobra restorers in the country.
30 Feet 1999 Hacker Craft Triple Cockpit Runabout w/ Extended 2nd seat
Very nice 30' Hacker with extended 2nd cockpit for extra seating. Boat has been recently bottom painted. It comes with a Full Cover, Bow Thruster, Halon Fire system, Spotlight and battery charger. Comes with a custom triple axle Loadmaster trailer in matching Hacker green.
16 Feet 1936 Chris Craft Double Cockpit Runabout
This 1936 Chris Craft Double Cockpit Runabout is a neat and tidy boat. It needs nothing and is water ready. It recently had a full engine tuneup and runs great on it's Four Cylnder Chris Craft engine. The boat can be shown at any time.
29' Feet 1926 Rochester Triple Cockpit Runabout
One of 3 29' Rochester's known to exist restored by Wayne Mocksfield in N.J. and shown extensively in the Northeast. Mr. Benny's engine, chrome, leather and varnish in excellent condition. Built by Rochester Boat + Engine Rochester N.Y.. Very rare addition to any collection. This is a fast Gentleman's Runabout of yesteryear. It is powered by a Scripps 12 Cylinder engine which is good solid shape and offers lots of power. The boat has gorgeous green leather upholstery and has been completely restored and rebuilt.
18 Feet 1953 Chris Craft Riviera
We purchased the boat in 1999 after it had been stored for 15yrs.. it was than professionally restored by Nichols Restoration, while we were able to preserve most of the wood, but the bottom was replaced with a conventional bottom, leaking has not been a problem. through out the years we preserved the boat as original and won several awards but was discontent with the reliability and safety issues with respect to limitations of the 6Volt electrical system. Changed to 12Volt and added auto bilge pump, Blower, New Alum. fuel tank, fuel gauge, & updated water pump. Love the boat, but it's time to go a little bigger. Engine was rebuilt, balanced, and bluprinted and runs great.
14 Feet 1958 Thornes Eaton Viking
1958 Eaton Thornes Aluminum runabout boat with bench seating and slight tumblehome barrel back stern. good condition. windshield is ok.
17 Feet 1947 Chris Craft Deluxe Runabout
This boat won the ACBS award for Most Original In Show at the 2017 Essex Boat Show, hosted by the Southern New England Chapter. It also took an ACBS 1st place (over 92 points). A fully detailed restoration. She was stored for 50-plus years and never refinished until now. Original to the extreme, 131 HP tri-carb motor was taken apart and reassembled by one of the best shops available. Fresh chrome and upholstery. Priced below restoration cost.
18 Feet 1936 Chris Craft Deluxe Utility
One only 302 18 foot utilities built by Chris Craft between 1934 and 1936. This example has been in a museum on display for over a decade and is in very nice preserved condition. Powered by the original Chrysler 6 cylinder engine.
21 Feet 1934 Chris Craft Triple Cockpit Runabout
One of only 73 built between 1932 and 1934, this 1934 Triple has been beautifully restored and museum displayed for over a decade. Originally powered with a Chrysler Crown, she has been repowered with a 331 Chrysler Hemi.
19 Feet 1937 Gar Wood Runabout
Treat yourself to "Top Shelf"....stunning rare award winner from the Antique Museum's 50th Anniversary Show in 2014 as Outstanding Preserved Antique Runabout sporting the original Dietrich Top. She is one of only 34 built in 1937. The original Chrysler Ace was rebuilt and beautifully detailed by Drake Engines of Rochester, NY. She has a double planked 5200 bottom and the optional factory bronze muffler.
22 Feet 1961 Gage Hacker
This Lake Geneva classic was designed by John Hacker and custom built by Gage Marine corp. It has been meticulously maintained by the same owners since it came off the showroom floor and has spent it's entire life on Lake Geneva! Restored in 2010 with new upholstery, mahogany side panels & teak floor. Repowered in 2017 with a new Mercruiser 350 MPI with Borg Warner transmission. The double planked bottom was rebuilt in 1996 and is in sound condition. Philippine mahogany planks over Douglas fir and white oak construction. All original hardware is intact and re-chromed.
22 Feet 1930 Gar Wood Runabout
Model 22-30 Runabout from first production year. This is the 14th built according to sources and the 3rd oldest known to exist. She was sold new by Fitzgerald & Lee of Alexandria Bay, NY. She was comprehensively restored on the west coast by one of the best in the business. Ready for evening cocktail cruises, or take it on the ACBS show circuit; this is one of the finest 22 footers we have seen. New West System no-soak bottom, new sides, new decks, engine entirely rebuilt from the crankshaft out, converted to 12V for easy starting. Complete with full cover and custom fitted trailer.
26 Feet 1929 Chris Craft Triple Cockpit Runabout
Fully restored, boathouse kept since. Upswept decks with99% original wood, all original hardware - most re-chromed. Original fish tail gauge cluster; clum switch. Traditional bottom; two new, 30-gallon gas tanks; dual batteries with switch. Custom green leather seats and cushions with kapok filling and spring construction seats. Includes hard-to-find vintage convertible top with new fabric.
19 Feet 1947 Chris Craft Red & White Racing Runabout
A real attention getting high performance/low maintenance craft in good overall condition. *oil changed every 30 hours of my use with Mobile 1 full synthetic 10-30 oil. Not used since October of 2016 and thereafter was professionally winterized with oil and filter change. New spark plugs and wiring harness in 2015. Fresh Interlux Brightside polyurethane applied to sides in 2015 and topside in 2017 in the traditional roll and tip method while precisely duplicating the same paint scheme that was in place at the time of my purchase *replacement of components and tune-ups were made as required *all trailer wheel bearings replaced and repacked in 2012 *new INTERSTATE marine battery installed in October 2016*12v electrical system. New custom matching red ‘near’ waterline trailerable cover September 2015*burned only 91 octane premium fuel with zero additives or Ethenol fuel extenders since purchased always stored inside since my purchase *I have not used boat extensively since purchase but have used it with some regularity up until October 2016
30 Feet 1995 Hacker Craft Triple Cockpit Runabout w/Extended 2nd Cockpit
Nice 30' Hacker Craft with expanded 2nd cockpit. Made with modern construction and modern power these boats are easy to own and use. The boat comes with a bow thruster for easy docking. The boat comes on a trailer and has a full cover. Recent survey is available for review. Always a fresh water boat. Boat house kept on a hoist.
19 Feet 1958 Chris Craft Capri
This beautiful 1958 Chris Craft Capri has been under single ownership for 20 years and has had only 3 owners since new. Only 786 Capris were built between 1955 and 1958. With their 2-tone blonde and red mahogany deck scheme, they have become one of the most desired post-war Chris Craft runabout models. This example features its original Tango Red & White interior with silver piping, which is in very good condition. The bottom was replaced with a no-soak 5200 bottom in 2018 by a renowned boat restoration shop. 1958 was the last year for this style of Capri. The boat has been featured in magazine ads and a magazine article. Only three owners since new and the original sales receipts. Always boathouse kept and offered with low hours and new electronic ignition. The boat was shown once in 2008 only and won Best Preserved Runabout under 22 feet. The boat is in ready to enjoy and worthy of adding to your permanent collection.
17 Feet 1947 Chris-Craft Deluxe Runabout
Beautifully restored Chris-Craft Deluxe with a "no-soak" 5200 bottom, solid mahogany inner planks, cedar outers, stainless steel screws and replaced chines. Rebuilt Model K engine (not the original, but same year) and all-new wiring with a 12-volt system. All new upholstery, bilge pump and canvas cover. Comes atop a new galvanized steel bunk trailer with lighted guide posts. One of the nicest Deluxe runabouts around!
16 Feet 1947 Chris Craft Special Runabout
1947 Chris Craft Rocket that was professionally restored in 2004 including rebuilding the original Chrysler Ace. Some of the items restored: all new deck and transom; re-fastened bottom; re-upholstered leather cushions; and complete engine restoration. Plus all new wiring, new fuel tank, fuel line and carb, new shaft and prop. The boat looks and runs great!
15 Feet 1946 Century
My husband acquired boat from his brother who owned it and used it for teaching skiing on the lake. The interior/exterior of the boat was restored 2003. It has the original bottom that was cleaned and painted. Boat has been stored in the boathouse.
22 Feet 1929 Chris Craft Cadet Commuter
This is a very interesting pre-war Chris Craft. It was originally built and purchased as a triple cockpit Cadet model in 1929 by St Clair Rogers of Rochester, NY. Around 1932, the boat was sent back to the Chris Craft factory where a 38' Commuter Style superstructure was installed, and Mr. Rogers upgraded the engine to a Hispano Suiza aircraft conversion V8 engine. The boat was involved in an accident under power, and was subsequently repaired and powered with her original engine once again. She was rescued and restored in the 1980's and campaigned on the show circuit during this time and is now ready for her next custodian. The boat is in need of a cosmetic restoration, but appears to be in good structural condition and very complete. She has a very interesting and documented history, including ownership by actress, Marcia Gay Harden.
16 Feet 1965 Chris Craft Corsair (Pair)
Offered for sale are the two first Chris Craft Corsair models, and the only ones produced with the I/O drive. One boat is the prototype, and the other is hull #1. Boat boats are complete with all parts and pieces, and are great restoration candidates. Sold as a pair.
19 Feet 2003 Fletcher Runabout
Simon Fletcher of Fletcher Boats Inc., in Port Angeles, Washington, designed “Champagne Taste” based on the lines of the SPEEDLINER built by General Marine of St. Joseph, Missouri. During his 30+ year career, Mr. Fletcher built over 60 boats. “Champagne Taste” is made from solid Honduras mahogany planks laminated over African multi-ply on Honduras frames, on white oak chines and keel. She is made with composite wood/epoxy construction with epoxy-fiberglass sheathing on bottom. All fastenings are stainless and silicon bronze was used with the polyurethane glues. Her brightwork was finished with over 12 coats of hand brushed Epifanes varnish. Powered by a closed cooled Volvo Penta 4.3 GXi and ZF Hurth transmission, she is capable of over 70km/h. Full Coast Guard compliance includes polyurethane foam floatation. “Champagne Taste” has been boathouse kept on Lake Muskoka for most of her life and was refinished in 2016.
24 Feet 1929 Chris Craft Triple Cockpit Runabout
Very nice fully restored Chris Triple. 5200 bottom, new sides, new decks, and rebuilt Chrysler engine with only 72 hours on it. The boat has been used very sparingly since being restored. Boat was last varnished 3 years ago and only been in the water a couple times since. The boat comes on a custom trailer and cover that were made for the boat.
21 Feet 1956 Chris Craft Capri
This 1956 21 ft Chris Craft Capri is in great shape. This boat has been very well taken care of and has gotten regular use every summer for the past 10 years. It runs very well. Still powered by its original 1956 straight six engine. Work has been done on all parts of the boat including new planking, consistent varnishing over the years, engine work, new and updated electrical system (12 volt). Only 170 of these 21 ft Capri's were made over the span of only 2 years, 1955-1956. This boat has been kept and maintained in Lake George, NY. Comes with a trailer.
30 Feet 1999 John Ford Triple Cockpit Runabout
This stunning triple cockpit runabout was meticulously built by John Ford in 1999. John was best known for his traditional style triples and raceboats. The boat features a John Hacker style bottom and Chris Craft inspired decks. Cold molded mahogany construction, Chevrolet 454cid big block powerplant. Very nicely appointed inside, full Dietrich style top with side curtains. In addition to storage under each seat and the front deck, custom built-in cabinetry add additional secure storage for equipment and personal items. This triple cockpit is beautifully finished and is a nice example of Ford's craftsmanship. Needs nothing and is ready to enjoy this season!
17' Feet 1948 Chris Craft Deluxe Runabout
Just completed a 5 year restoration. New West System Bottom, decks and sides refinished with 15 coats of varnish. Upholstery, gauges, chrome have all been done. Model K Engine runs great after recent tune up. This boat is ready to use and show immediately. Engine was last run in 2018. This is a complete package with nice shorelander trailer that has been modified to fit the boat.
19 Feet 1938 Chris Craft Custom
This unique “Custom Runabout” (produced from 1935 to 1938) was the only year produced with each cockpit dimensionally identical. This “Custom” was professionally restored from bow to stern, including bottom and transom frame replacement. The bottom was restored utilizing traditional methods, with the exception of a new material replacing the canvas between the inner and outer planks. The complete deck was replaced and 90% of the freeboard planking was restorable. The instruments are original and were restored by Clawson Classic Instruments. All the “Custom’s” hardware (brass and stainless steel) was restored and polished. The original steering wheel was replaced with and a banjo style wheel. The original model “LC” 128hp was replaced with a rebuilt Chevy 350, 285hp.engine. The boat wiring was replaced meeting ABYC standards. This “Custom” does not require any pre-swelling and is a 50 MPH runner. The boat is also in the water now and can be shown at any time.
19 Feet 1949 Chris Craft Racing Runabout
In 1948 Chris Craft introduced their 19 Foot Racing Runabout. The boats were built to go fast and had larger engines which produced more speed. The boat was a hit and Chris Craft made a total of 503 of them during the time from 1948 through to 1954. This is a beautiful Chris Craft Racing Runabout - Hull # 229. I have owned the boat since May of 2007. Since obtaining the boat I have had a 5200 Bottom put on the boat by a well known restorer. This boat was purchased from a boat broker in Minnesota, delivered to Idaho and underwent a professional keel-up restoration from Retro Natique in Bear Lake, Idaho over the course of several years. She was used extensively in Jackson Lake and Palisades Lake near Jackson Hole, Wyoming until being moved to Newport Beach, California in 2015. The boat was originally equipped with a KBL 131 HP triple carburetors which is the reason for the chrome bubble on the hatches. The broker in Minnesota re-powered the boat with a Chevy 350. In July of 2019, a new Chevy 350 motor was ordered from JEGS in Columbus, Ohio and shipped to California where is was modified for marine use and professionally installed. The Chevy motor is new, dependable and easy to get parts for. She has been shown at the Lake Arrowhead boat show as well as the Balboa Yacht Club Wooden Boat Festival and always turns heads and attracts a big crowd. She has been stored on a trailer and always covered. The boat comes with all of the lines/ropes, life vests, paddles, and “boat gear” and is a “turn key” boat.In 1948 Chris Craft introduced their 19 foot Racing Runabout and made a total of 503 by the time they stopped production in 1954. This Racing Runabout is Hull # 229. I purchased the boat from Mitch Lapointe in 2007 and had the boat professionally restored - keel up restoration using the finest materials. in 2019 the boat received a brand new Chevy 350 from JEGGS of Columbus, Ohio that was installed by one of the boat mechanics recommended by Antique Boat America. In addition to the new motor, the bottom was professionally re-painted in 2019. The boat has been featured in several boat shows turn heads everywhere. Wicked is a "turn-key" boat and comes with all of the lines, life vests, paddles, and necessary boat gear so you can use the boat immediately and make new and lasting memories.
19 Feet 1958 Century Arabian
Beautifully-restored and maintained 1958 Century Arabian with red and white interior updated in 2014, recently re-chromed hardware, electronic ignition, rebuilt Paragon HF71 transmission, 13 coats of varnish applied in 2014, and a hefty 327 ci Chevy 8-cylinder engine. Fresh water only, she's a good user boat ready to cruise with a new owner. Price reduced.
18 Feet 1962 Chris Craft Sea Skiff
Purchased new by a person who was a PA marine police on the Delaware River. In 1962 marine police had to use their own boats. I was the 2nd owner and 4th owner.
18 Feet 1960 Duke Runabout
Rare Canadian built Duke V-Drive runabout. The boat is a solid boat that has been in storage the last couple years. Seats and engine are all in good condition. Boat is solid with no know bad wood. Seller is older and can no longer use the boat. With a little cleaning this would be a good solid boat at a reasonable price
24 Feet 1955 Greavette Streamliner
One of Greavette's most iconic models, the Streamliner was produced in limited numbers from the late 1930's until the early 1960's. Designed by Doug Van Patten, the model featured stunning curvature, elaborate exposed framework, and traditional Muskoka egg crate flooring. This 1955 double cockpit model has been nicely restored and well maintained. The bottom was replaced in 2015 and a detailed list of restoration and maintenance history is available. The boat was repowered in 2018, with an inter-cooled 5.7 litre fuel injected Mercruiser horizon engine that only has about 2 hours of use and is under warranty until October 2019. The boat also includes a new tandem axle galvanized trailer. This Streamliner is in excellent condition and ready to enjoy this season!
18 Feet 1937 Gar Wood Model 1800 Runabout
Nice, good-condition Gar Wood 1800 re-powered with a smooth running Gray Marine 110 engine. Owned by the same family for the past 30+ years and used exclusively on the freshwater St. Lawrence River. Upholstery in good shape and all parts in place. Comes on a single axle trailer. This is a rare and desirable model of Gar Wood's smaller, pre-WWII runabouts ready for a new owner.
23' Feet 1972 Chris Craft Lancer
Great riding boat. Solidly built. Chris Craft used an independent, outside designer for the hull design named Jim Wynne (Donzi) Styling by Dick Avery (Ford Mustang). He was used for other welI known marine companies to build boats like the Donzi Sweet 16 and several of the Formula boats. I have the original factory manufacturing records from the Chris Craft Collection at the Mariner's Museum in Newport News together with some original showroom brochures. News eats in 2009, new sunbrella cover in 2014, fresh bottom paint, a complete maintenance log and a trailer is included in the sale.
22 Feet 1953 Shepherd Runabout
In the water last season and ready to enjoy. This 22' Shepherd is in very nice condition and has had much work done recently, including a new fuel tank, general tuneup, and paint/varnish. Excellent rough water boat, built in Niagara on the Lake. Interior, chrome, finish, etc all in very good shape. She is complete with a tandem axle trailer, custom mooring cover, and a convertible top that has not yet been used. Shepherd boats are very popular for their build quality, high freeboard, and comfortable ride.
17 Feet 1938 Chris Craft Runabout
Chris Craft built the 17 Foot Runabout only in 1937 and 1938. A total of only 271 were built. This is the deluxe version. The standard utility had no windshield. The boat was poweed wiuth a Chris Craft KA engine. The boat is very clean and in good shape. A custom trailer is included.
19 Feet 1952 Chris Craft Racing Runabout
Completely rebuilt bottom with inner mahogany diagonal and outer planks set in 5200, hull bronze fastened and all questionable wood replaced. The boat has a 5200 "no soak" bottom and has no plywood. Proper fasteners were used in the bottom planking. It also has the original style Kapok seat cushions with labels. The MBL was completely rebuilt by a master marine engine mechanic and has run flawlessly since installed. Included is a custom trailer. This boat has won many awards and has a long history of winning Best-in-Show and Best-in-Class. It is possibly the best racer available at a realistic price. Fresh varnish was put onto the boat in 2019. • This is a high performance Racing Runabout completed with care and attention to details to allow it to judge well in shows and to enjoy out in the water. It has always been a turn-key boat since restoration and the ONLY problem I have had is the odd time running out of gas, but don’t tell anyone…. :~) • MBL 158hp - “blueprinted” Now 225-250hp - GPS just under 50MPH (49.6 MPH was the fastest recorded) Rebuilt by the late George Schin in Florida. A highly regarded ACBS engine restorer know for increasing horsepower while still maintaining a strong and durable engine. Used an intake manifold from a MCL to allow dual carburetors. • Oil filter added. • Fuel & water filter - canister style • Pertronix ignitor replacing points. (Comes with extra ignitor for security although I never needed it) • PYI shaft seal. Pack-less and dripless, the PSS Shaft Seal helps to eliminate water in the bilge (100% water tight) & wear to the propeller shaft. • modern ACME propeller - 13" x 17” with tip cup to fine tune RPM to approx 3500-3600. Boat comes with original propeller as spare. • proper square head on engine lag bolts into stringers • Custom tandem axel trailer included - electric brakes & LED lights • Fresh varnish 2019 • Multiple award winner - long history of “Best in Class” & “Best in Show” - consistent ~95-99 point boat. Always depends on the judging. Some judges don’t notice the extra carburetor ;~) • 12 volt conversion. Easy to loose a point here. • 5200 no-soak bottom. NO PLYWOOD and proper fasteners in inner diagonal bottom planking • Kapock cushions with labels - proper and very rare in restorations • Comes with original 1952 life preserver for “show".
19 Feet 1954 Chris Craft Racing Runabout
This beautifully restored double cockpit Chris Craft with red leather upholstery is a solid and fine runner. Includes Chris Craft burgee, ensign, both flap poles, custom cover with name and quality trailer. Only 503 of these beautiful Racing Runabouts were built between 1948 and 1954. With its sleek, low sheer line the Racing Runabout looks fast even when it's sitting idle. Very clean boat Hercules MBL 158hp engine fully restored. No soak bottom. One of the most desirable of the Chris Craft Runabouts, this boat has a proper “V” windshield. Most of the restoration was done by Don Philbrick and the final varnish was done by Sierra Boatworks in California 1998. Carefully stored and protected and garaged. Participated in the Concours d’ Elegance on Lake Tahoe in 1989 and 1999. Flyer lives in north Idaho. Beautiful restoration by Philbrick with no-soak bottom, V-windshield,158hp, quality trailer
19 Feet 1937 Gar Wood Runabout
As acquired in late 80s all hardware and boat useable but with different engine than with boat. The original engine was restored installed and boat was displayed at Coeur de Alene show in 2001. Before 2001 the bottom had been replaced with single sheet of darted inner plywood before new matching original shoveling planking. The boat won first place in class during 2011 Concurs de Elegance at Carillon Point show. Trophy goes with boat. Gar Wood personally delivered the boat to the first owner as they were friends. Several parts, original seat backs and ceilings go with the boat. Photos available from restoration The boat handles exceptionally plus is very level riding at 42 mph and has never been in salt water.
18 Feet 1955 Century Blue Arabian
A rare find, this Blue & Gray Century Arabian was only built between 1955 and 1956 in very limited production. This early 1955 example is a true barn find with its original finish intact, all original hardware, and pieces. She was disassembled with the intention of restoration, but never started. This is the perfect candidate to restore to factory condition, or leave original, reassemble, and display as a true artifact.
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