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1937 25' Chris Craft Triple Cockpit

1937 25'
Chris Craft Triple Cockpit

Excellent condition. $159,500.

21' Chris Craft Capri

1955 21'
Chris Craft Capri

Very good condition. $42,500.
1940 19 ft Chris-Craft Barrel Back Custom Runabout  1940 19' Chris Craft Custom Runabout Barrel-Back for Sale

1954 19' Chris Craft Racing Runabout split cockpit for sale

1954 19' Chris Craft Racing Runabout for Sale

38' Hacker Craft Commuter 1930 - 1932

1930 - 1932 38' Hacker Craft Triple Cockpit Runabout for Sale

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Chris-Craft 1946 - 1949 20' Custom Runabout

The 20' Custom Runabout was the only boat Chris Craft built after the war with leather seats. The bright red leather contrasts nicely with the blonde and red-mahogany stain. Possibly as a cost saving measure, the interior panels were upholstered with matching red vinyl

The transom is beautifully crafted with a "tumblehome" or slant. It is also rounded from side to side.

The fancy folding windshield tilts forward and fastens to the deck on little brackets with knurled nuts.


Chris Craft included two storage cubbies on the back of the front seat. Perfect for sunglasses and cell phones.

The seats and dashboard are all red leather. A small Chris-star-Craft logo embellishes the dash. The simple two spoke steering wheel is understated for such an upscale boat.

White piping is correct on the seats. You will sink right in to this cushy leather.

The above picture of Hungry Blonde's transom was taken before the bottom paint was applied.
20 ft Chris Craft Custom RunaboutThe windshield folds forward and lays on the deck on either side of the centrally located vent. A very nice feature on a hot day.

Chris Craft 20' Custom Runabout curved transom.

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1946 20' Custom Runabout for Sale

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