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21 ft Feet 1935 Chris-Craft
Very rare center-steer, roomy and excellent condition 22-foot 1935 utility with a well-documented history, starting on delivery from Chris-Craft plant in Algonac, MI to Clayton, NY in 1935. Spent the next 70+ years in the Thousand Islands before moving to Delaware for 15+ years and then to the Finger Lakes region of New York State in 2021, where she's run smoothly for the past three seasons on Keuka Lake. Recent upgrades include (1) engine rewired, (2) replaced head gasket, (3) dual 6-volt batteries w/ switch, and (4) bottom strip, caulk and paint by a professional. Upgrades in 2023 include fresh varnish. new brass water pump, new bilge pump, fresh red bottom paint, and a new battery system. This boat is 90% original and ready to turn heads with you at the wheel.
22 Feet 1988 Century Coronado Hardtop
Nice, fully restored Coronado. Came out of a collection of Classic Glass boats a couple years back. The boat went through a full restoration to make it look like new, as were all the boats in this collection. the present owner had a cover made for the rear open part (there is also a full mooring cover) and the only repair has been a new oil cooling system. The bilge is as dry as they get on these and she runs beautifully. Only 265 hours.
22 ft Feet 1927 Hutchison Utility
My parents purchased the boat in the late 90's. It was well used through early 2000's each summers on Lake George. The boat was winterized annually and stored at Morgan Marine in Silver Bay until a dozen year ago when my father got ill and we brought the boat home to Buffalo, N.Y. and put it in the garage. It's been there ever since. Well protected from the elements but has not been used in too long. So the story goes from my dad this is a 22 ft utility runabout built by Hutchison in 1927 so that would make it one of the early versions if not prototype for the 22' utility in the 1930+, The engine was rebuilt but as mentioned has not been run in a dozen years. The boat is on a new trailer used to transport Grand Cru from Silver Bay to Buffalo. Trailer is a separate negotiation.
21 Feet 1962 Lyman Boat Works
Very clean, attractive, mid-sized Lyman Utility completely restored in 2020. Four planks replaced, ribs repaired, bilge cleaned and painted, repacked stuffing box, new cutlass bearing, and new exhaust hoses. Mahogany transom and decks fore and aft all stripped, sanded and re-varnished with 8 coats. Sides sanded, epoxied and painted with 4 coats. All hardware removed and re-chromed. The varnish gleams and the sides shine. The upholstery is impeccable. The engine runs smoothly and the trailer is road-ready. The price is right and you could be cruising in this beauty this afternoon.
26 Feet 1968 Chris Craft Cutlass Cavalier
We purchased the boat in September, 2015 and have been using it each summer since then. The information we received from the seller indicates that it was originally delivered in 1968 to Minnetonka Boat Works in Wayzata, MN. The records indicate that the engine is a 327 with 210 horsepower. The seller also claimed that work exceeding $18,000 had been done, but there were no details about that work. A previous owner removed the original cuddy, but as you can see from the pictures, it does not look chopped up. Essentially, he created a large open boat for day cruising, which is exactly how we have enjoyed it for the last several years. We have it on a lift in Lake Minnetonka in the summer and it is stored indoors in the winter. We invested in a complete strip down to the wood and repaint of the lap strake sides and a stain and varnish refinishing of the transom (although the transom finish is starting to weather). We also had the carb and starter rebuilt and a new fuel pump installed. The engine runs well and it cruises along pretty well when it gets up on plane. There is no speedometer so I can't tell you how fast it goes. It holds 10-12 comfortably as it has a 10-ft beam. It handles waves extremely well, including running through wake-surf boat wakes at speed. The trailer was purchased in 2016 and has been used sparingly. The boat appears to be structurally sound in general. The bottom is ok but could probably use some caulking and sealing in places, particularly where it meets the transom. There are a couple of floor and/or floor support pieces that could be replaced where the wood is starting to deteriorate, but we use it as-is now with no immediate problems. Some cushion covers are ripped, but useable (filling is not falling out). The engine runs really well. If it sits more than a few days, it usually requires priming some gas directly into the carb, but after ignition it runs fine and will re-start without issue. We have used the boat every year including this summer.
21' Feet 1958 Century Coronado
Century Boat Company’s top-of-the-line model, fully restored and ready for the water. The original sliding hardtop provides comfort, is easy to use and is also removable. The boat was restored in 2011 with a no-soak bottom, A & A upholstery, a new finish, and restored gauges. The V-8 engine was rebuilt in 2008 and runs well. Two mooring covers come with the boat that fit with or without the top. The trailer, all safety equipment and documentation are included with this beautiful boat.
25 Feet 1966 Lyman Sleeper
This 1966 Lyman Sleeper has been fully restored and is in very nice condition overall. A significant amount of plank work and ribs completed by the previous owner. Transom replaced, new Rayco fuel tank installed in 2014. Full bimini top, side curtains, full cover all in nice condition. Swim platform, all upholstery replaced. This is a very clean 25' Lyman that is sound structurally and mechanically. Ready to enjoy this season! There is a tandem axle trailer included, but different from the one currently shown in the photos.
19 foot Feet 1948 Higgins
This Higgins is a very rare triple cockpit runabout. She is completely restored including the engine original to the boat. Bottom is double 8 mm Aksumite plywood set in West system epoxy. Sides and deck are double 4 mm Aksumite plywood set in West System epoxy. Interior floor is gray marbled vinyl. Upholstery is white vinyl with red piping. All engine components and instruments have been rebuilt or restored. The electrical system has been converted to 12 volts. The only thing changed on the boat from original is we added a beautiful mahogany windshield rather the the curved frameless plexiglass.
21 Feet 2003 Gar Wood Vacationer By Fish Brothers
Exact replica of a 1939 Gar Wood "Vacationer" utility model with modern construction techniques throughout, a "no-soak" bottom, and modern power with a Crusader V-8, but with the distinctive Gar Wood folding-vee windshield and original Gar Wood dashboard instrumentation. Her modified bottom design complements the increased power from the Crusader engine and the boat will reach 45 MPH. Launched in 2003, she spent her first years on New York's Lake George and more recently cruises the Thousand Islands section of the St. Lawrence River in extreme Upstate New York. This is a top condition boat with lots of room in her s-shaped cockpit.
20 Feet 1954 Lyman Utility
“Perfect Evening” is a two-owner boat whose first life was centered on a southern Vermont mountain lake. Since 2010, she has been kept on Lake George in the Adirondacks, always docked under a canopy, and stored in winter in a garage. Over the past several years, the boat has received attention through a local restoration shop. In mid-2018, the bottom was sanded 3 times and painted with 3 coats of copper bronze paint. The transom was stripped, sanded, bleached, stained, wood sealer was applied, followed by 10 coats of varnish. In December 2018 and January of 2019 the starboard side covering board was replaced along with sanding and re-varnishing of the decks and painting of the sides. In May of 2019, the engine had a complete tune up, including the rebuilding of both carburetors. A compression test was done on all cylinders: 1 - 110 psi, 2 - 140 psi, 3, 4 and 5 were at 130 psi and 6 was 120 psi. "Perfect Evening" is in generally very good condition and ready for her next owner.
22' Feet 1955 Chris Craft Continental
1955 22’ Chris Craft Continental – CL-22-105 with the original 200HP 331cu Chrysler Hemi M45S Engine. This boat runs great, is in good condition, seats 6+ people comfortably and is an excellent user boat. It has a 5200 adhesive bottom and trailer. There is a small crack in the windshield that can be easily replaced. This boat has been used a few times annually and has been kept out of the water in an in/out storage facility on the Fox River. It is currently located in Green Lake, WI.
23' Feet 2021 Custom Inboard
The durability and maintenance ease of a composite boat and the undeniable appeal of natural materials! A no-soak cold molded hull over white oak frames and mahogany longitudinals. The bottom was four layers of BS-1088 rated epoxied plywood with an outer layer of 6-oz fiberglass to the waterline. Sides are two layers of BS-1088 rated epoxied plywood and a top layer of mahogany planking. Fasteners are silicon bronze and exposed fasteners are stainless steel. The entire hull is encapsulated with a minimum of three coats of epoxy. Inboard power by a Pleasure Craft Marine Excalibur 343: 5.7L V-8, electronic fuel injection, 343 H.P. 1.23:1 reduction gear transmission, 3-blade Acme 12.5 x 15.0 cupped prop. 33-gallon fuel tank. Corsa side exhaust. Less than 10 hours on the engine. Gauges include Faria: Tachometer with hour meter; GPS speedometer with compass; and multifunction oil, water, fuel, and voltage; depth sounder. Boss stereo with four speakers. Tinned copper wires meet USCG and ABYC standards with adhesive heat shrink terminals. The sleek deck has a pop-up LED bow light, flush mount lifting eyes, pop-up low profile cleats, and a stern light stowed below the teak grating. The Odyssey Soft Touch fabric mooring cover provides waterproof UV protection with a soft backing to protect the varnish.
17’ Feet 1958 ChrisCraft Sportsman
The Sportsman was completely restored in 2021-2022. The bottom planks are set in west system epoxy and painted copper. The mahogany exterior and interior is stunning. The upholstery is all new. The floor is new teak. All gauges are in good working order. The electrical system is converted to 12 volt. The boat make and name is painted with gold leaf. The varnish has at least 15 coats. The engine runs great, it is perfect for this boat, it it not the original engine but it has no known issues. The fuel pump, water pump, generator have all been re-built.
23 Feet 1960 Chris-Craft Sea Skiff
This boat has been our family ride for more than 20 years. I built a new engine for it in 2007, using the original conversion. Some upgrades added: breakerless ignition, remote oil filter and more recent carburetor. Other accessories include 12v trim tabs and swim platform. In 2017 we fitted a complete new bottom. Mom's boat is strong, smooth and efficient. The kids are gone and we're going sailing!
22 Feet 1953 Shepherd Utility
I purchased this boat back in 2007 as a project when I owned Pecks Marina in Ivy Lea, ON, on the St. Lawrence River. It sat in my workshop until 2019 when I finally started working on her full restoration. I turned the boat over and put on an all-new 5200 bottom, then flipped her back to work on the top sides. All new mahogany decking, wiring, engine mounts, and flooring. Gas tank was steam cleaned and epoxy coated inside. Instruments are new as is the upholstery. Chrome was redone as well. The windshield unfortunately is a plastic replacement but glass can be obtained and installed. "Black & Tan" has only been in the water once last year and for 1 month so far this year (2023). The new engine is not yet fully broken in and needs to be run easily for another 10 hours. This boat is very stable and reliable with all systems being new. Varnish and paint all in very good condition.
22 Feet 1949 Chris Craft Sportsman
Fully restored 22 Sportsman with 5200 bottom, sides and decks have been skinned and bonded to prevent plank movement. Has rare 3/4 seat in front of engine box. Boat has been sitting in indoor storage for over 10 years. Dusty but very clean overall. Bottom, sides, and decks are in excellent condition. Comes on a nice tandem axle trailer.
15 Feet 1964 Century Resorter
This is a unique and fun little Resorter with an interesting history that was featured on the cover of Century Boat Club “Thoroughbred Newsletter” No.119 – Summer 2010 Vol.31 No.2. It comes with a photo album documenting a complete rebuild in 1999-2000 using modern techniques with 3M 5200 in the traditional build method as when new. The boat has unique mahogany decking with all new bottom, sides, topsides and many ribs, and battens. So the boat is of modern construction in a traditional method that will last far longer than when new. Hull is very tight no-soak. It has been well maintained, used every summer over the last 10 years with 2 varnish refreshings and 2 bottom paintings during that time. The 289 Ford Interceptor engine was ‘marinized’ by Holman Moody of NASCAR fame with a Holman Moody intake manifold and Holly 4 barrel carburetor. Additionally the engine had a complete rebuild in 2013 including new heads, newly ground crankshaft and re-bored pistons with new piston rings, bearings, gaskets and seals. Receipts for this work are available. It comes with appropriate stern and bow flags, a rain shedding watertight mooring cover and an adequate road worthy trailer with new tires (Sept 2022), working lights and cool running hubs.
19 Feet 1953 Century Resorter
Clean user Resorter. Had recent engine rebuild, varnish and bottom paint. The boat was last in the water for the 2022 season. Bottom swells quickly on the trailer and is very tight. Boat is still 6 volt. Boat is ready to go and have fun. Comes on a trailer with new tires and a cover.
19' Feet 1968 Century Resorter
This is a stunning 19' Century Resorter that is verified as the last of the 19' Wooden Resorters to leave the factory. This boat was completely restored in 2020 which included, a 5200 NO SOAK Bottom, Complete refinish of sides and decks. New Vinyl on Bow Deck. New A&A interior with original Century colors. All Chrome was redone. It has the original 426 Chrysler that was rebuilt at the same time and has 30 hours on it. This boat NEEDS NOTHING!! Everything works, All Lights, gauges, bilge pump etc etc. 100% Turn Key Boat. Priced to sell! Comes on a nice custom fit bunk trailer and has a beautiful mooring cover.
19 Feet 1961/1958 Duke Port Carling Runabout
The original Duke was a 1961 My Dad`s mistress! Was rebuilt in the ~90`s by Ed Skinner at Duke Boats. About 7 years ago it needed a new bottom. Paul Brackley found me a 1958 hull he had newly redone. Same boat, but needed an engine etc. So Paul took everything important out of the `61 and put it into the `58 including reconfiguring it for a 6 cylinder and refitting the upholstery. The engine purrs like a kitten and barks like a Harley! She had a major tune up about 3 weeks ago. Everything always well maintained. I would let her go to a new home only because of my mobility issues.
18 Feet 1958 Chris-Craft Continental
Single family owned since new. New bottom. Electric system overhaul. Finish in good shape. New water pump. New starter. Fuel pump rebuilt. Carbs rebuilt. Water ready.
21 Feet 1958 Century Coronado
This 1958 Century 21ft Coronado was fully restored and used rarely after the restoration. The varnish on the deck, hull sides and transom are in excellent condition. The fiberglass bottom is in excellent condition with no leaks. The plexiglass in the windshield is in very good condition. The upholstery and flooring are in excellent condition, looking brand new. The bilge is clean and in excellent condition as well.
26 Feet 1956 Chris-Craft Continental
"Twin Spin" is hull #3 out of the 48 26-foot Continentals made by Chris-Craft in 1956 and only 82 of these big utilities ever made by Chris-Craft between 1956 and 1959. "Twin Spin" was originally called "Allegro" by its initial purchaser, Dr. Clayton Stubbs; who was one of the wealthiest residents in Mount Clemens, Michigan, and could afford to purchase one of the first three Chris-Craft Continentals made with many special order items from the factory. The price he paid in 1955 was around $9,000, which equates to the price of an average house, or four new Chevrolet Bel Airs at that time. The boat is mostly original as per the original hull card. Some of the special order items from the factory which make this boat a standout are its full length instrument panel from port to starboard, with glove compartment and door, throttles together on port side of the steering wheel, hatch in the forward deck, amongst a number of other special order items as per the original equipment record from Chris-Craft. They are all are still on the boat today. "Twin Spin" was completely restored in Holland, Michigan around 2006, where the bottom was encased with a West Bottom system along with all the other bright work, engines, etc., being brought up to show standard. The work was commissioned and finished by Grand Craft in Holland, Michigan, one of the leading boat builders of mahogany boats in the USA with a reputation second to none. Since that time the boat has done less than 200 hours and has been kept and cared for as part of my collection. Making this boat even rarer and more sought after are its powerful twin MCL 175hp engines, which make cruising at 30 knots a breeze and achieving 40+ knots with ease as the engines purr in synchronization. The twin engines make docking and maneuvering easy in tight spots - along with making the skipper look like a true professional! "Twin Spin" makes Riva owners envious and is now looking for a new home and custodian to take it into the future.
21’ Feet 1962 Duke
This boat was built custom for the McLaughlin family on Lake Rousseau in Ontario, Canada. We are the second owners. Very original, including engine, gauges, steering wheel, and upholstery, which is in excellent condition. Boat is currently ran on the St. Lawrence River and works great. Exterior was completely refinished in 2022, bottom recaulked with Sikaflex, and painted, top and sides stained and finished with 12 coats of varnish. Have the original typed manual as well.
26 Feet 1973 Lyman Sleeper
Appropriately named "Gratitude", she embodies what it means to boat on the St. Lawrence River in a wooden Lyman. The nicest 26ft Sleeper on the river, she sports incredible upholstery, impeccable brightwork, gleaming hardware, new gauges and roaring engine, she is a complete and uniquely styled 26ft Lyman Sleeper ready for immediate use and nice enough to become a family heirloom. She received a new stem and garboard planks and any necessary wood replacement in 2016. A complete cosmetic restoration took place in 2018 including new paint, gray hull sides, orange waterline, and teal bottom, varnished teak decks, and newly varnished interior to perfection as well as teak and holly floors and all new gauges and full canvas. Comes with the rare feature of a custom fit Loadmaster trailer! Boat house kept June-September and dry storage the rest of the year. In excellent condition and meticulously cared for. Currently in our Clayton, NY Showroom!
23 Feet 1959 Lyman Sleeper
This '59 Lyman has provided us with many years of enjoyment. It is an excellent and smooth cruiser especially in rough water. The grand kids love swimming off the large swim platform. The boat recently completed a Florida river cruise on the St. Johns river with the ACBS boat club. It is turn-key ready to go and will provide the new owner with many years of enjoyment.
22 Feet 1946 Hacker Craft Utility
A beautiful example built by Hacker Craft in 1946, this 22 Utility model has been nicely restored and maintained to a high degree. 3M 5200 no-soak bottom, Chrysler Royal straight-8 cylinder engine with low hours, Paragon hydraulic transmission, maintained by Van Dam boats previously. Very practical s-cockpit design with 2/3 second seat ahead of the engine. Iva Lite spotlight. A fitted tandem axle trailer and cover are also included. Varnish and bottom paint recently done.
18 Feet 1959 Chris Craft Sea Skiff
Bottom restored by Captain Shotwell. All mahogany-Sapele, all new wiring, new battery. Stored in garage.
19 Feet 1964 Thompson Super Lancer
I purchased the boat in 2000 from second owner, completely restored and used often for 10 years nearly every weekend in fresh water lakes, towed to Florida several times to the St Johns River, Tennessee River in Alabama and Mississippi for wooden boat events. The boat is ready to launch now and is fully equipped for pleasure rides, river cruises, fishing and towing. Comfortably carries 4-6 people. I have cared for, maintained and kept stored safely out of the weather when not in use. It is sound and as all lap strake boats it does seep some water until fully swelled but not of any amount that the bilge pump cannot maintain. I upgraded the engine to modern power 1999 4.3 Mercruiser V6 and a new drive when I replaced the rotten transom. The original in line 6 cylinder was great but this boat responds extremely well with the V6 engine. Our reason to sell is we have decided to purchase a different primary boat and this one is primary now so no need for two. 2012 West System 3M 5200 bottom with all new marine plywood and keel cap, new covering boards and decks, strip seal and painted entire hull, stained and varnished all wooden parts, new floor boards and vinyl covering, new hardware, 21 gallon below floor plastic gas tank, depth/fish finder and GPS, Minn Kota remote control trolling motor (24 volt) , new deep cycle batteries, rod holders. 2015 New interior vinyl, modern gauges, dash board, new convertible top, restored trailer, new stereo with Bluetooth, two marine speakers mounted on hideaway hinged board under dash 2019 Replaced interior with black gator and tan vinyl, new sunbrella cover with draw string and snaps for towing 2022 Replaced transom and rear deck, applied 13 coats of varnish, changed furniture to sundeck and bench, new vinyl in rear, improved stringers, installed 1999 V6 4.3L engine, brand SEI new drive, all new gimbal bellows, cables and seals, upgraded engine controls and wiring, added new electric trim tabs, 4 new marine speakers in rear bench seat, thru hull transducer for depth/fish finder and GPS, repainted hull and bottom, new trailer hub bearings, aluminum mag wheels and tires Additional accessories included in asking price All operation and safety gear, mooring lines and fenders, spare prop and hardware, fishing tackle for trolling, portable live well, 4 rods with open face reels
22 Feet 1959 Chris-Craft Sea Skiff
A chance to own a true classic Chris-Craft. Longtime owner regularly used this boat on Lake George and always stored in a boathouse. Original Chris-Craft Marine Model K engine in strong running condition. Professionally maintained on a yearly basis, with most recent work being a refinishing of the transom in 2022. Quality and condition make this a rare opportunity to own a classic.
18 Feet 1956 Lyman Outboard
Fully-restored and modernized classic Lyman outboard. Boat comes with a new Yamaha F70 4-stroke outboard with power trim & tilt. New Yamaha controls, cables, harness and gauges. New steering system with polished mahogany and stainless steel wheel. New wiring, bilge pump, battery, lights. New solid mahogany decks and gunwales. New double planked Okume transom w/ built-in platform. New paint throughout and 12 coats of varnish. Forward opening windshields (ultra rare). Factory lifting rings front & rear. Navigation lights. Fire extinguisher. Fuel/water separator.
19 Feet 1954 Century Viking 19
"Dragoon" is in great shape and ready to enjoy. Major overhaul to the bottom refitted with new frame boards, refastened, resealed and painted in 2021. All new stainless-steel hardware. Original Grey Marine 60HP 4 cylinder has been completely overhauled by VanNess Engineering. Very low engine hours. This boat has always been stored inside and all work performed by professionals. Work includes new 12-volt electrical system, new gear reduction, new fuel tank, new canvas, new seat cushions and back rest. A rare opportunity to own a true classic.
24 Feet 1962 Lyamn Sleeper Hardtop
An original Lake George Lyman, sold new by Harris Bay Marina in 1962, this boat has had only had 3 owners. Over 1200 hours were spent on its 2018 restoration. A new Mercruiser 260HP V8 was installed, and all wiring and accessories were also replaced. During the restoration, several bottom planks were replaced, as well as any needed side planks and frames. The original Okume decks and gunwales were replaced with solid mahogany boards, now showing a deep shine. All of the original hardware was rechromed at a cost of over $6,000. This example has not only the highly desirable hardtop, but also has a large sliding sunroof; which has a recovered vinyl top and freshly varnished underside. The mahogany interior has been entirely refinished with 12 coats of varnish. The floors have been recovered with Nautolex. A 2022 refresh included new hull side paint, bottom paint and varnish and full tune up. The boat is berthed in an enclosed boathouse and has been lightly used on Lake George since its 2018 refurbishment and has ~200 hours since its restoration and new motor.
12' Feet 50's Chris Craft Bar
Ski boat repurposed to a 12' bar some original framework, mahogany bottom, topsides and decks with cedar bar top. Chris Craft hardware and all marine finishes. Stainless ice bucket under deck porthole with drain in front compartment.
17 Feet 1964 Century Resorter
Very nice '64 Resorter that has been fully restored to include cold-molded bottom, new decks and ceiling boards. Full engine rebuild, new interior and flooring, new wiring and more. The boat was recently varnished and is ready for the water.
18 Feet 1962 Chris-Craft Holiday
Originally owned by the late Andy Rooney of CBS-TV’s 60 Minutes, this sporty runabout features a 5200 “no-soak” bottom installed in 2019 when the boat underwent a thorough restoration. At that time, the engine was rebuilt and has about 100 running hours added since. It runs very well with cylinder compression 117 psi and has rebuilt gauges on the dash. The upholstery has been replaced. She comes atop a sturdy, galvanized-steel Load-Rite trailer. Full documentation including original sales brochure, price list, and all mechanical and electrical tech manuals are included in the sale. Ready to go for a cruise this Spring!
21 Feet 1964 Chris Craft Super Sport
A very stylish model; the 21' Chris Craft Super Sport featured big power, a roomy interior, and some serious automotive influence. This example has gone through a comprehensive, multi-year restoration and is in excellent condition. Replaced no-soak bottom and rebuilt 431 cubic inch Lincoln V8 engine. A total of only 125 21' Super Sports were built between 1964 and 1967. She has been restored with much attention to originality. Ready to go, ready to show!
26 Feet 1956 Chris-Craft Continental
Beautifully restored 1956 26ft Chris-Craft Continental. New 5200 bottom, new top planking, interior and gauges. This show quality boat is turnkey!
21' Feet 1937 Chris-Craft
Full Restoration by Cadilac Boat Shop with a West no soak bottom, new decks and transom. All chrome and instruments redone. Has new correct cloth covered wiring and new stainless top feed fuel tank. Safety items updated include: Safety glass in all windows, fused electric circuits, electric bilge pump, and water seperater/fuel filter. Boat is powered by a Christ-Craft 283/350 V8 with less than 150 hrs, custom trailer with twin axles and surge disc brakes, full waterline cover and docking cover. Pictures of restoration along with historical documents such as original shipping and insurance papers included. This boat has received multiple awards including best restored utility at the 2010 ACBS International Bay Harbor show
20' Feet 1961 Lyman
This is nice example of a well cared for user boat. The upholstery and exterior paint and varnish are in good condition. The engine runs great and is enjoyed by the owner every season. The interior varnish on sides and engine box could use a touch up. The bottom is very tight and doesn't take on much water at all after being soaked up. This boat is ready to go, just needs a new owner. Comes with a very nice Loadmaster Tandem axle trailer with extended height winch stand making launching and retrieving very easy. Used exclusively in brackish water. Never straight salt water. The 20' lyman offers the ride and stability of bigger boats but the ease of a small boat. priced affordably
22 Feet 1947 Chris-Craft U-22 Sportsman
"Scooteroo" is a wonderful boat. Was flipped and stripped in Texas in 2008. 5200 no soak bottom and rebuilt motor. Varnish and all gauges and wiring was redone. Moved to Michigan at Gun Lake. For a decade and now Been in Newport Beach, California turning heads since 2018 with our family. Such a fun cruiser in the bay and in the ocean. Perfect day boat with plenty of room to walk around. Chrome is in great shape and engine has recently been rebuilt from the ground up. Re-balanced prop. Fuel tank doesn’t leak and the upholstery is near perfect. Varnish will be due next year sometime. Don’t have time as we have a growing family. Comes with a trailer and a parking spot near the launch ramp if desired. She is easy to launch.
26 Feet 1971 Lyman Sleeper
The 26' Lyman Sleeper model offers ample room for passengers and the cuddy area is comfortable for napping or an overnight. In 2017, several bottom planks were replaced and the transom was refinished. Canvas top and seat cushion upholstery are in very good condition. The boat features trim tabs and enlarged rudder (for better handling), compass, Garmin depth finder and marine radio, plus a fixed anchor windless and rope. Mahogany decks and all varnished surfaces are in exceptional condition. Sides and bottom were repainted in 2017. Engine tuned, choke installed and carb rebuilt in 2021. Dual batteries. A great boat at an attractive price! [PRICE REDUCED - September 2023!]
25 Feet 1948 Chris Craft Sportsman Sedan w/Twins
The restoration was done in the 90's by Tassier in Cedarville. The engines are k's rebuilt and run great. The bottom is a no-soak West construction bottom. It comes with a New tandem axle trailer Nice boat with no issues. Was in the water the 2022 season.
26 Feet 1957 Chris Craft Sports Express
This model SX26005 was one of only 49 made, #5 in the series. This boat has three unique characteristics, bull nose bow, rounded decks and wraparound windshields, a first for Chris Craft. Equipped with a marine toilet, new saddle fuel tanks, seats eight adults comfortably. Many more pictures available by request.
18 Feet 1966 Chris Craft Cavalier Custom Ski Boat
One of only 100 Chris Craft Custom Ski Boats built by the Cavalier Division between 1965 and 1966. This example is very original and has been under single ownership for many years. Original color scheme with blue hull sides and blue/silver interior. Chris Craft 327cid, 225hp engine - newly rebuilt at a cost of $10,000.
22 Feet 1954 Chris Craft Sportsman
All original Boat. 90% of the work has been done to the boat already. West bottom installed with all marginal structural replaced. Interior all painted in CC red. 10-11 coats of varnish. Engine ran when removed and winterized. all seating, hardware and running gear come with the boat. Bimini top included. Comes on a tandem axle trailer.
20 Feet 1966 Chris Craft Sportsman
1966 Chris Craft Sea Skiff Sportsman 20’ (Fiberglass) This 1966 Chris Craft Sea Skiff is 1 of 80 produced by Chris Craft in collaboration with Thompson Boats. The boat has just finished a multiyear restoration and is now ready to be enjoyed. Boat has a clean Ohio title and current Michigan registration until 2023. This boat must be seen to truly appreciate. In storage now but available for showings with notice. Hull- Hull Number GUA0068N 1 of 80 Paint in great condition Polished exhaust pipes All original chrome included in decent condition Bottom painted in copper bronze 2 tone red and white waterline Large bow flare makes great for rough water Original gauges New glass in windshield Engine- Rebuilt Chevrolet 327 – 2 hours on rebuild Rebuilt Carter WCFB carburetor New fuel pump Newer exhaust manifolds Paragon hydraulic transmission Interior- Seats reupholstered in off-white “to match decks” Ceiling boards reupholstered in off-white “to match decks” Meranti semi-gloss wood floors Interior gunwale trim added made from mahogany
18 Feet 1959 Chris Craft Sea Skiff
This boat has had a cosmetic restoration a few years back and still looks great. Always kept inside. Bottom is solid, no rot in ribs or planks. Hull is very solid no rot. Will survey out well. Was used summer of 2021 on Canandaigua Lake (NY) Boat is currently sitting on a cradle that fits the boat perfectly. There are local marinas that could easily assist in getting this boat on to your trailer. Engine runs great, this is a very affordable boat that runs good and will get you on the water in no time at all.
17' Feet 1961 Chris-Craft Custom Ski Boat
Renovated in 2010, to include a West No-Soak bottom. The entire boat was gone through at that time. Boat, engine, upholstery 99.9%. Always garage kept, used every summer for skiing, starts and runs great. Great Water ready boat that comes with a trailer and cover.
17 Feet 1950 Century Resorter
This 1950 Century Resorter is in very nice condition and has been recently refinished by Bilge Monkey Boatworks. Beautiful 2-tone blond decks and mahogany covering boards. Upholstery recently replaced, bottom caulked with Sikaflex, new Nautolex flooring. Complete with a custom Cradle Ride trailer, cover, lines, fenders, and matching Captain's shirts(2 men's, 1 women's)! Factory-equipped foot pedal throttle. Recent copper bronze bottom paint. New ignition, rotor cap, points and built in condensor Additional notes: new water separator in fuel tank line, one-person boat loading set up, 12 volt converted, newly remanufactured starter motor, new bilge pump, new wiring throughout, new fuel gauge and sending unit, folding trailer tongue. Ready to enjoy!
18 Feet 1950 Chris Craft Deluxe Utility
One of 1186 Chris Craft U-18 "Sportsman" Deluxe Utilities built between 1947 and 1954. This model was a scaled-down version of the popular U-22 Sportsman model. Older restoration kept in nice overall condition. Bottom epoxied at the time of restoration and has held up well since that time. The original Chris Craft KL-105hp engine has been tuned up and runs strong. Varnish is slightly dull and ready for recoating in the near future, but this is a good entry-level classic that can be enjoyed this season.
21 Feet 1957 Century Coronado
A stylish 1957 Hemi-powered Coronado. She has been enjoyed for the last 15 years and is a good runner. Fitted with a bimini top and comes complete with a tandem axle trailer. Original Chrysler M45S Hemi V8 engine.
19 Feet 1957 Stan Craft
Built by Stan and Syd Young in the Montana Facility before it moved to Coeur d'Alene, ID. Purchase in the early 90s by the current owner, and over the 1990s the boat was restored, the engine rebuilt, and the new interior kept the original look and colors. A swim deck has been added that was not part of the original design.
30 Feet 1964 Lyman Boat Works Islander Hardtop
Well cared-for, big and sturdy, this Lyman is the quintessential boat for heavy seas or cruising around lakes or rivers with 10 or more guests. Her twin 250 Challengers deliver maximum power when needed but purr nicely for the evening cocktail cruise. The aft deck offers ample space for those who wish to sit in the sun, while five bench seats are sited under the hard top for protection. The cuddy cabin is clean and spacious with a portable potty, good for short overnight excursions by the Captain and crew. The only thing this beautiful big Lyman needs is a refinishing of the teak decks and fresh paint on her bottom. Otherwise, she is immaculate and ready to take your family for a cruise. [PRICE REDUCED - September 2023 - very attractive @ $49,900]
19.5 Feet 1968 Lyman
Completely refinished rebuilt engine & transmission. Everything new. Mooring cover included. Very nice boat.
21 Feet 1956 Century Coronado
1956 Century Coronado with optional hard top. The Flagship model of the Century lineup, the Coronado featured many elements of automotive design influence, V8 power, and unmatched performance. This example was restored by Northwest Classic Boats in the late 1990's. The restoration included a replaced no-soak bottom, upholstery, chrome, and she was repowered with a 427cid Chevrolet engine. The engine is very nicely detailed and a showpiece in itself. The boat has remained in good structural condition since restoration and the Interceptor engine runs well and pushes the boat comfortably. Regular maintenance paint and varnish will be needed in the near future, but she is ready to enjoy this season! Sold complete with a trailering cover, waterline cover, and custom Ryan trailer equipped with stone guards.
17 Feet 1953 Chris Craft Sportsman
Bottom is very solid. The wood, bright work, chrome, windshield, and paint are in excellent condition. Includes both correct flag poles. Mooring cover and lower sides included. The gauges and lights all work. Upholstery is in good condition. Boat is titled in Ohio. Last in water in 2018. Boat has been kept inside storage. MOTIVATED SELLER. MAKE AN OFFER.
17' Feet 1955 Chris Craft Sportsman
1955 17’ Vintage Chris craft Sportsman. This survivor has been in freshwater all its life. All original wood - no rot anywhere. Bottom professionally fiberglassed and new bottom paint. Very good condition older upholstery. Boat was purchased from second owner who kept it garaged for 28 years. I replaced the 4 cylinder motor with a Chevy V-8 and a Borg -Warner velvet drive 1 to 1 ratio. New AFB carburetor. NOS exhaust manifolds and risers, water pumps and cooler. All new hoses, belts and wiring. New roller timing chain and roller rocker arms. 2 new fuel filters and new fuel lines from tank to carburetor. New oil pump. All new motor mounts. New shaft, flange and bronze propeller. New shaft and rudder packing. All new teak and holly flooring. New battery, cables and battery box. Bilge pumps front and rear. 1996 custom Elite trailer repainted with Rustoleum paint. New tires, wheel bearings and seals. Boat cover.
19 Feet 1949 Century Resorter (Convertible)
The "Thoroughbred Breed" of boats, a 1949 19-foot Century Resorter, Hull # M33, with a convertible top sporting new canvas and ¼” fiberglass bottom up to the waterline (professionally done). Newly upholstered seats and low time (228 hours) on the engine meter. Included is a 2-axle trailer custom-fitted to the hull, as well as Gray Marine maintenance manuals, extra prop, life preservers, lines, anchor, new misc. parts, bilge pump. Restored in 2016, stored indoors since 1976, never outdoors. Powered by a 6-cylinder Gray Marine engine with dual carburetors. All new ignition system, new wiring. Engine test run checked to meet specifications of Gray Marine maintenance handbook form 665-661. Reason for selling: cannot use because of my age.
21 Feet 1959 Century Coronado
This boat has received a complete top to bottom restoration which was completed 2 years ago by Old Time Boat Co Inc. Included was a no soak bottom, new transom, complete mahogany decks, new A&A interior, hard top vinyl and head liner, wiring, gauge restoration, re chromed hardware and 14 coats of varnish and installation of a modern marine power engine. Also included are a custom Bimini top for use when the Hard top is removed from the boat. Completing the restoration is a custom trailer and a full sunbrella cover
19 Feet 1959 Chris Craft Silver Arrow
One of only 92 Chris Craft Silver Arrows built between 1958 and 1959. This model featured a traditional wood hull, sheathed in fiberglass, which allowed Chris Craft to accentuate its modern styling elements. Fins, bucket seats, and a unique molded engine cover all contribute to the completeness of design. This example has been under single ownership for over 40 years. She was found as a very nicely preserved original boat and subsequently refinished professionally. All chrome and fittings original, original engine, upholstery redone - although the color has been changed. Bottom and all structural elements are in excellent condition. Full cover and nice Load Rite trailer. This Silver Arrow is in very nice condition and ready to show and use.
23 Feet 1969 Lyman Offshore
History: The boat has resided its entire life on Lake Winnipesaukee, NH. Ordered in 1969 and delivered in 1970 to Winter Harbor. NH. The boat was designed for saltwater with greater bow flair and flared transom to navigate well in rough water. Only 54 of these boats were produced. The boat is extremely stable in rough water and tracks beautifully with skeg keel. This boat has been freshwater only residing on Lake WInnepausaukee NH since new.
22 Feet 1950 Hutchinson Utility
Complete Ron Waterson restoration in 2018. Original engine rebuild in 2018. Show winner in Alexandria Bay ACBS show. [Price reduced - May 2023 - Make an offer!]
20 Feet 1957 Century Resorter
1957 20 foot Century Resorter Caulked bottom last year 6 cylinder large block Gray Marine 140 HP. Interior new in 2017 Rebuilt engine with 24 hours since rebuild.
20 Feet 1954 Chris Craft
"Princess Diana" has been through a through redo. New bottom, Hull refinished, Chrome restored, Boat rewired, Engine gone over and Re-upholstered. She is a two owner boat and has been on Chautauqua Lake (NY) her whole life. Many extras and a good trailer. Boat located in Jamestown, NY
17 Feet 1953 Chris Craft Sportsman
I’ve had the boat for 6 years and it has been stored in a temp controlled warehouse and used a show piece. Original engine and all hardware, engine was inspected last year during routine service and carb was replaced. No other work has been performed other than that. Cranks on first turn and runs perfectly. Bottom flaking and needs to be repainted, but all other surfaces are solid.
22 Feet 1951 Chris-Craft Custom Sedan
My Chris-Craft arrived at Dockside Boatworks in Easton, MD in Nov 2017 to begin a total restoration of the hull. All new mahogany bottom, transom frames were followed by a 2-ply 5200 bottom and transom and 2 coats of epoxy bottom paint. New hand trimmed mahogany planks were glued with 5200 and screwed to new white oak battens. Boat was flipped and 2 coats of CC red paint applied to all interior wood services. The 2-ply deck seams were cleaned, caulked and received 12 coats of professionally applied varnish, along with the topsides and transom. Interior "ceiling" planks and floor boards were done by owner. A new marine-grade fuel tank was installed, and motor was re-installed in the boat. After the motor was installed in the boat and test run, some water was found in the bilge. This came from unseen micro cracks in the motor!! This began a complete tear-down and replacement of engine parts, including all new manifolds, block and a total rebuild! All problems were eventually fixed, and the boat performed well on its final video-recorded water test. [PRICE REDUCED TO $69,000 in May 2022 - motivated seller!]
27 Feet 1960 Chris Craft Semi Enclosed
Very nice fully restored boat with replaced 5200 bottom. Pictures of restoration are available. Engines have been fully rebuilt. New shafts and props. Bulkhead was added forward end of engines for comfort and stability. The boat has the original brown teak looking flooring. Engines have just been refreshed winter 2015/2016. The boat was in the Summer of 2021.
18 Feet 1947 Ventnor Deluxe Utility
Ventnor began building boats in 1902 in Ventnor, NJ. Best known for its racing designs and art-deco inspired models, the company also converted production over to warships during WWII. Following this, Ventnor built a variety of unique Runabouts and Utilities for the pleasure boat market. This 1947 18' Deluxe Utility features Ventnor's unique custom hardware and styling cues. She has been comprehensively restored and the engine has also been rebuilt & converted to a 12V system. Show-ready and ready to enjoy, this Ventnor Deluxe Utility is sold complete with a custom cover and trailer. A complete summary of restoration work is available.
20 Feet 1956 Chris Craft Continental
Chris Craft built a total of 221 Continentals in the 20' length. The raked windshield, transom, and blond & mahogany color scheme epitomizes the 1950's Chris Craft styling. Topsides were varnished in 2021, fresh hull paint in 2021, new vinyl on interior ceiling boards and engine box, new bimini top and full canvas cover. The chrome in in good condition and the 283cid Chris Craft V8 engine had its heads milled and is in good running condition, total hours unknown. The previous owner had the bottom replaced with a no-soak, West system bottom. Trailer included, but has been used for local transport only.
18 Feet 1967 Chris Craft Super Sport
Original owner Super Sport and picked up new at the Cadillac production plant. Freshwater use only and always kept indoors in the off season. Only 61 original hours and she is in very nice preserved condition. She is sold complete with a matching 1967 Tee Nee tandem axle trailer.
21 Feet 1965 Chris Craft Super Sport
One of only 125 21' Super Sport models built between 1964 and 1967. This 1965 model bears hull ID CUD-21-0020 making her the 20th Super Sport out of 40 built in 1965. All original wood from the waterline-up, fully stripped and refinished in 2021. The original Chris Craft 327cid, 210hp V8 has only 480 hours since new and runs excellent. The interior was meticulously matched using SMS materials and re-upholstered as original. A brand new, no-soak 5200 bottom has just been installed as well. Chrome, gauges, and all other aspects in very nice condition. She is complete with a custom trailer and ready to enjoy this season! Trailering cover and mooring cover also included.
22 Feet 1956 Greavette Streamliner
Designed by Douglas Van Patten and built by Greavette Boats of Gravenhurst, ON, the Streamliner was an attractive and quick hard-chined planing design; a blend of modern bottom design and traditional styling. This 22 footer was custom ordered with the curved windshield and soft top option, which is believed to have only been used on 4 boats. Many Streamliners were equipped with an S-Cockpit design with a 2/3 front bench seat, while this example was fitted with a split front seat with a walkthrough, which is quite versatile. The current owner purchased the boat around 2006 and had the varnish refreshed as well as new interior upholstery and chrome. The original Buchanan engine ran well and the boat has been in inside storage for the last 8 years. The traditional bottom still appears to be in fair condition with some time left on the clock before requiring attention. Kept in the Muskoka region for her entire life.
22 Feet 1942 Chris-Craft Sportsman
Hull #22-841, owned since 2004, well maintained and refinished annually as needed (hull sides/transom 2018, top deck 2019). One of the last pre-war U-22s built. Tight original double planked bottom. On trailer in storage.
17 Feet 1939 Chris Craft Sportsman
1939 Chris Craft 17 Deluxe Utility/Sportsman with tandem trailer for sale. In 2014 when I bought it ,the boat needed a new bottom and a cleanup and re-varnish. Hull is all original pre-war Philipine mahogany. Not one mahogany board above the waterline needed replacement. I believe all hardware is original. The previous owner owned had stored it indoors during his many decades ownership. All frames,keel,stem ,transom,deck and topsides original.The Original 6 Cylinder K engine needed a carb job,an ignition points cleanup,a fuel pump rebuild,a new alternator. Compression tested good. After above repairs motor fired right up. BOAT LOCATED IN CANADA 1 HOUR FROM DETROIT MICH. Work done -Hardware stripped and cleaned -Original 6 Cylinder K Motor pulled, repaired ,cleaned and painted. -Boat flipped (see my YOUTUBE video “FLIPPING Our 1939 Chris Craft Utility “ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aRpYuOEYEOo ) - Existing plywood bottom stripped and new 'No Soak' West Epoxy Bottom installed and painted. First layer of 3/16 th inch marine plywood nailed and glued to frames with 3M 5200. Second and third layer 3/16th inch marine plywood attached with West Epoxy with West 403 Adhesive filler. Finished with 2 coats of clear West Epoxy and 2 coats of Epifanes forest green polyurethane paint. -Boat flipped upright,all varnish stripped. -Rout and clean deck seams and fill with white sikaflex caulking. -Chris craft mahogany stain and sealer followed by 6 coats of Epifanes Clear varnish. -Interior bilge painted burgundy alkyd paint. -Interior floor decking painted light green. (Interior floor decking sheathed in a rubber like vinyl material with pebble finish..looks like original factory glued on) -Complete rewiring. -Re-bed stuffing box,rudder housing,skeg,all thru-hulls. -Re-pack rudder gland and stuffing box. -New motor mount bolts -Re-install engine. -Re-fasten all mahogany ceiling,hardware,seats, -Cutwater machined and bedded and refastened. -New windshield glass -New vinyl upholstery. -Trailer rewire/new lights/paint. Repack hubs/replace as needed. PERFORMANCE Starts good,sounds good,power good. speed excellent, tranny good, steering good, gauges all work except the tachometer . SEE 3 YOUTUBE VIDEOS VIDEO SHOWING BOAT IN WATER UNDER POWER see YOUTUBE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kyKq63y9cfk&t=111s VIDEO PHOTO SLIDESHOW SEE YOUTUBE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=58RsA3TxwkM&t=12s VIDEO SHOWING THE FLIPPING OF THE BOAT TO REPLACE BOTTOM. SEE YOUTUBE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aRpYuOEYEOo
18 Feet 1942 Chris Craft Utility
This 18’ Chris-Craft Deluxe Utility is registered as a 1942 model year and is in excellent condition and complete with trailer. This boat went through a restoration in 2010 that included a new no-soak 5200 bottom, the decking and upholstery were replaced, and the interior planking stripped and finished. This boat is powered by the original “K” engine (95 HP) and transmission. The engine was completely rebuilt in 2020 by Bo’s Engine Shop in Greensboro, NC, and installed in 2021 by Gary Lowell of Lowell Boats in Greensboro. The electrical system was changed to 12v. She includes a wood-framed ventilating windshield that push open or closed for breezes. A snap on canvas top for shade was added during 2010 restoration. In 2020, the boat went through a limited restoration update by professional restorers, Lowell Boats, in Greensboro, NC. Work included wood stripping, new caulking, re-staining, and finishing coats of varnish on the decks. She is currently winter stored at Lowell Boats in Greensboro, NC. This boat has a removeable sedan top included in purchase
18 Feet 1958 Chris Craft Holiday
We love this boat; nothing better looking out there! Also love the open layout of the boat when out with another couple. Easy to move around rather than stuck in a seat for the entire ride. Boat has new water pump and completely gone over engine. All wood was completely redone. Just received 3 coats of varnish. All planks and seams have been checked and gone over. Seller has gone a different direction in their boating needs and a change of location has necessitated the sales of this turn key boat. Boat needs nothing! It is ready to go! Trailer has new tires, rims, rollers, and bunk covers.
21 Feet 1961 Century Coronado
An outstanding example of a well-cared for classic; the Coronado is an especially practical and enjoyable boat! Special attention to preserve originality throughout. Original white vinyl flooring, dash & instruments. Original desirable Chrysler 413 with freshly rebuilt Velvet Drive transmission. New interior by retired Century staff. Full hull restoration in 2010 with 5200 bottom. Brand new fresh hard racing copper bronze bottom paint. Full Sunbrella "waterline" canvas storage cover. Original accessory transom ladder and spotlight. Boat never stored in water - always under-cover and on a lift. Trailer older but fully serviceable. Hull #M61-161. Same owner since 1983. Very well cared-for.
17 Feet 1948 Century Resorter
This 1948 Century Resorter has had a full restoration done to her not too long ago (approximately 3 years) and has only had just a hand full hours since. The boat was given a new 5200 bottom, new sides and decks along with a new transom. Completely re wired, gauges have been restored, all the hardware has been re chromed along with all new upholstery, full water line mooring cover, Gray Marine "Phantom Six 125hp" dual carb engine has been completely rebuilt and she is sitting on a Ryan trailer that was built specifically to the boat. The boat is ready to take her new captain & crew out for an adventures.
18' Feet 1955 Chris Craft Holiday
For Sale 1955, 18ft Chris Craft Holiday H-18-091. The boat was restored in 2015 (2011-2015). Restoration included replacement of a bottom planks, refastening of existing bottom planks. Damaged ribs were replaced with White Oak, and hull with Mahogany. Gas Tank was dipped and cleaned. The upholstery, seat frames and floorboards are all new. The motor was replaced with a 260 HP MerCruiser, new transmission and drive shaft. The instruments have been replaced to fit the new engine. Extras include the original gear driven tachometer and oil gage. Deck hardware is all original. The bottom swells up tight and is very trustworthy. This boat was last in the water in summer of 2020 and was in the whole season.
25 Feet 1948 Chris Craft Sportsman Sedan
Fully restored boat by highly rated wood boat restorer. Won best preserved boat at the ACBS International Show in 2011. The Scripps engine has gone through a full rebuild and is like new. The boat had the bottom refastened bottom bedded is sika flex and requires almost no soaking before use. Nothing on the boat has been overlooked. The boat is in excellent condition today and could be a show boat or a great family boat.
23 Feet 1966 Century Coronado
The boat started out as a 1966 Coronado - 21' footer. It has now been "stretched" to a 23' footer. The "no soak" 5200 bottom, hull-sides and decks are all new. The Chrysler 440 has been completely rebuilt. The very attractive "one year only" original blue interior is new. The carpet, gauges, fuel tank, ladder and stern pole are all "as-new." The chrome hardware is all there and shiny. The tandem trailer has new bunks, tires, brakes, lights, etc. It fits the boat perfectly. The boat runs out very smoothly now that it is two feet longer. Put it in the water... and go!
28 Feet 1966 Chris Craft Sea Skiff
Cruise in comfort and elegance on your own 28 ft Chris Craft Sea Skiff. Raised on these classic lapstrake runabouts on Cape Cod in the 60s I was lucky enough to find one locally about 10 years ago here on Lake Champlain. At that time I had some delayed maintenance done by Snake Mountain Boatworks in Weybridge, VT and have done most annual repairs and painting myself since then. Upholstery upgrades over the years and all new canvas in 2018 (including a custom backdrop) make for warm and comfortable fall foliage lake tours. This boat is not in perfect condition but has been well-cared for and very dependable. Includes an all aluminum Load Rite trailer. Always in fresh water. Currently the boat is stored in our barn and has been out of the water for two years.
18' Feet 1942 Chris Craft Deluxe Utility
This 1942 18’ Chris Craft Deluxe Utility was one of the last peacetime boats delivered; sent to Bennett Boat Company in New York six weeks before Pearl Harbor, and was registered as a 1942 model year. The 18’ Deluxe Utility ran for three model years, from 1940 to 1942 and 408 hulls were built. Less than 10% of the hulls were built with the unique wood frame windshield. I have only been able to document 5 surviving 18’ models with the wood framed windows so this example is somewhat special. This boat went through a complete restoration in 2010 by a well-known classic boat restorer that included a new, no-soak 5200 bottom, a new stainless fuel tank, electrical system changed to 12v, the gauges rebuilt, the decking was replaced, the upholstery was replaced and the interior planking stripped and finished. She is powered by her original “K” engine (95 HP) and transmission as delivered in October of 1941. The engine was rebuilt as part of the 2010 restoration. The unique feature of this model is the ventilating windshield. Most boats have solid windshields to keep you out of the wind, but occasionally it is nice to have a breeze. The front windows push open as much or as little as desired. A snap on top was added at restoration to add shade or keep you dry in a sudden rainfall. In 2019 through 2021 the boat went through a restoration update by another professional restorer in Idaho. Work included building a new transom with new matching wood, stripping and taking all side planking down to bare wood, new wood fit into plank gaps and filled with West System epoxy, all new bronze fasteners, new splash rails, re-stained and finished with 7 coats of varnish plus new bottom paint. I have the restoration documentation. This boat is in excellent condition. She won Best Utility at the 2019 Payette Lake ACBS Boat Show and in 2020 was judged Best Pre-War Chris Craft Utility in the Chris Craft Antique Boat Club virtual boat show. She is complete with a custom waterline cover built in 2021, a restored period brass fire extinguisher and a custom-built dual axel Coastline trailer. In the water on Payette Lake in McCall, ID if additional photos or test is desired. Cold start video is at: https://youtu.be/RGowW9r6qDo An end of season run video on Payette Lake is at: https://youtu.be/Xbwd0NA3Ly0
24 Feet 1949 Grew Admiral Utility
"M'Lora" is a 1949 Grew Admiral built in Penetanguishene, Ontario, the second largest of the fleet of Grew boats built for recreation and cruising. Grew boats were well-built for rough water conditions and were Canada's answer to Lyman boats. She is true Utility in that you can walk around the engine box freely. The boat is very roomy and spacious and was built for heavy water in Georgian Bay and surrounding areas. She was purchased by her current owners in 1982 and restored over a period of 3 years for her first launching in 1986. She has taken many ACBS awards over the years and has been regularly maintained and used each year. She is complete with much documentation and has been well maintained. Her finished are in good condition currently and just in need of bottom paint at this time.
17 Feet 1947 Higgins Speedster
Purchased from her original owner a number of years ago, this Higgins Speedster went through a professional restoration in recent years. Very nice condition. All new paint, varnish, interior, and chrome. The varnished mahogany decks are a nice accent against her white and red hull. Complete with a nice single axle bunk trailer. Price reduced and open to reasonable offers!
19 Feet 1966 Century Resorter
This is a great opportunity to own a rare classic. Century built only 41 of these in 1966. It was purchased from Links Landing at the Lake of the Ozarks and I believe I'm the 2nd owner. It was definitely well cared for. The 66 Resorter came with a sliding top which can cover the drivers area, or can be slid back to cover the engine area. (see pictures)The engine is the legendary Buick 401 Nailhead which was chosen by the US Airforce to be the starter engine for the SR-71 super sonic spy plane. The bottom is in need of some repair on the keel towards the front. The interior is in good condition. I would give it a 8.5 out of 10. This boat is a true head turner. It also comes with a tandem axle trailer.
17 Feet 1956 Higgins Speedster
"Johnny Reb." It's a 1956 Higgins sportster, with a 292 Thunderbird Interceptor motor. We are the second family to own this boat. It was acquired by my father in 1973 from family friends. It was the boat that he learned to ski on as a kid and couldn't pass up the opportunity to own. My father did a full motor rebuild in 1981 and cared for all maintenance until 2015. He's getting up there in age and the boat has been in my possession ever since. I already have my own boat that I use for everything, and so the Reb has just been sitting in my garage for the last six years. I feel that it's time to let her go to a good family that would love to have a classic boat.
22 Feet 1948 Chris Craft U-22 Sportsman
This black-hulled beauty has a classy look when on the water. The simple but attractive lines of the popular Chris-Craft U-22 model are complemented by her dark sides. With ample power and lots of room, she'll easily carry 6-8 passengers out on any lake or river. Picnics, cocktails or just cruisin' around are what she does best. A gash on the port-side forward can easily be repaired and the sides and bottom need sanding and fresh paint. Otherwise she is in overall above-average condition and ready for a new owner. Comes with a solid twin-axle trailer.
18 Feet 1967 Century Saber
In 1967, there were only 36 Century Saber boats built This beauty was acquired by a family member in 1992. In 2017 we decided to refurbish the boat and bring her back to her original glory. McCall Boat Works, in lovely McCall, Idaho, did the incredible work. The hull and the interior were brought back to its original appearance, the engine was rebuilt and new floor boards and upholstery were added to make this boat a crown among jewels. She has only been on Payette Lake less than 10 hours. She was a stunner at the McCall Wooden Boat Show in 2019. Her home is currently in indoor storage in McCall waiting for a new family to enjoy her.
18 Feet 1967 Chris Craft Sea Skiff
A popular lapstrake utility model, the Sea Skiff is a comfortable design that takes the water well. This 18ft Sea Skiff has spent the last 8 years in Lake Placid where it was boat house kept year round. The boat has received work over the years as needed including some minor bottom work. The V8 Chevrolet engine gives the boat plenty of power, and a teak swim platform has been added, making her a good ski boat if desired. She was used every season the last 8 years, and could use a little love to freshen her up but is a sound and handy boat for many uses. Last in the water and running Spring 2021. There is no trailer included with this boat but gantries are available on site to position the boat on to your trailer, or transport may be arranged.
17ft Feet 1938 Chris-Craft 801 Deluxe Utility
Complete correct restoration completed in 2018. New “5200” (actually Sikaflex) bottom. B engine entirely rebuilt. Hundreds of photos of restoration, complete documentation included. Custom cover to waterline. New trailer. Drawings, complete documentation of restoration, including hard-back book with photos. Has won several awards.
27 Feet 1961 Chris-Craft
Chelsea, a 1961, 27-foot Chris-Craft Sea Skiff is a great day boat that you can camp out in with a fully cushioned V-birth. She is a pleasure to drive and with her mahogany transom attracts attention where ever she goes. She can easily carry six for an evening cruise and with her powerful eight-cylinder engine confidently glide over the water at 20 knots. The handsome engine box in the middle of her roomy nine foot by 12-foot aft deck makes a picture perfect platform for cocktail making and a full-on appetizer spread. Chelsea is a rare find and a beautiful example of the Chris-Craft brand of storied workmanship, attention to detail and Great Lakes style. Her timeless design with extra wide seats up front, a cozy cabin and large aft deck with a wide bench seat in the rear has many newer boats sharing Chelsea’s same layout, for example see the Fortier 26 at six times the price. Constructed of 1/2 inch plywood, she is solid bottom with no structural issues whatsoever and powered by a V-8, 300 hp Crusader engine. The hull was painted last year with some touch ups inside. She comes with a lot of equipment including a 5-inch Garmin GPS, dripless stuffing box, dock lines, porta potty, compass, anchor and rode, fenders, complete cushions for her cabin, compass, transom cover, waterproof bimini, plastic side curtains, radio, antenna, 60-gallon gas tank, wooden swim ladder, and more. While she has been meticulously cared for by her present owner of seven years, like many boats of her vintage problems crop up. At end of the 2020 season the lifters began making noise and need to be replaced. This past summer (2020) my wife and I took her on a seven-day cruise from Darien, Connecticut, on Long Island Sound , out to Block Island and back To Sag Harbor before returning home to Western Long Island Sound. She’s got legs. Chelsea is an beautiful example of an early 60s Sea Skiff and after looking all around Long Island and up and down The Sound, I haven't seen another in half as good shape. I’m a private seller and want to see Chelsea go to a good home and considering her lifter problem is priced to sell. If you have questions inquire to the ABA website and give me a call. She is a really great boat and any offer will be considered.
18ft Feet 1941 Duke, made in Port Carling, Ont.
Cedar bottom replaced in 2006.Vanish On mahogany decks, dark green upholstery, chrome and navy top in excellent condition.This is the only Duke Playmate with a Chris Craft 65 Hp, reconditioned in 2006.The boat is fast in its class.Full instrumentation. Professionally maintained. No other Playmate can match this because of its custom qualities.Boathouse kept on Lake Muskoka in Ontario. One driver. With its motor amidships, the boat drives very smoothly.
17 Feet 1957 Chris Craft Ski Boat
The classic Chris-Craft wood boat design exudes style on the water and is sure to turn heads on your next trip. This classic 1959 Chris-Craft 17 model has been garage kept for the past 20 years! The original gauges have been added to the dash but the original Chris-Craft gauges are included and can been viewed in the photos. The interior needs a little TLC, but all cushions are in great condition. According to the seller: The original engine was a Chris-Craft 283 CI engine. He was told that the previous owner replaced the block with a 305 CID. Trailer is also included.
15 Feet 1968 Century Resorter
The smallest of the Resorter lineup and arguably one of the most fun to drive; 1968 was the final production year for the 15' model. Well powered with a Ford Interceptor V8 engine. This is a nice original example. A three-owner boat since new and originally sold in the Thousand Islands Region of NY. Cylinder heads were redone in 2013 and the current owner has had the boat since 2001. Sold complete with a brand new trailer.
16 Feet 1966 Lyman I/O Utility
This is a great 1966 Lyman Utility. It has been fully restored and has a Renault Twin Carb, 4-Cylinder I/O engine. It also has a full new canvas and all the work was done by a professional. It comes over a single axle Shorelander trailer which will pull the boat nicely.
22 Feet 1986 Century Coronado
This boat was bought from the original owner about 10 years ago with 68 hrs on it. It now has just under 200 original hrs. The boat has always been stored inside in the winter and under cover when in the water. As typical with these boats, the transom was professionally replaced and the stringers were repaired to better than new. The boat has its original gelcoat that is a little chalky, but should be able to be buffed out. Great family boat that runs perfect.
17 Feet 1965 Chris Craft Custom Ski
This 1965 Chris Craft is one of 60 – 17’ Custom Ski built in 1965, and one of 150 Custom Ski hulls built between 1965 and 1967. The Custom Ski model was offered with the Chris-Craft 283 engine producing 185 hp. Present owner purchased in 2013 with approximately 50 hours adding approximately 80 hours on a local freshwater lake between 2013-2015. The owner moved to Florida in 2016, and the boat was put into storage. This well-kept example is in mostly original condition and would benefit from regular use. The boat is ready to run as-is, or would make a great candidate for complete restoration to mint original condition. Cover and trailer are included.
17 Feet 1964 Christ Craft Super Sport
I am the second owner of this beautiful Super Sport and have owned her for 37 years. The first owner left the boat out in the weather for the four years before I acquired her in a swap for a debt owed to me. I kept her in my storage facility for twelve years until I decided to undertake a thorough restoration. I found a boat builder in Salt Lake City who spent two years in 2005-2006 refurbishing the hull and all parts. She is a completely original boat with very low hours on her engine and a good, solid trailer. She has been used sparingly by my adult children over the past 15 years. I am 83 and it's now time to sell my toys.
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