Chris-Craft Sportsman 17. Built in 1957 by Chris-Craft. HIN:# L200459 lying Salcombe Devon. Chris – Craft was founded in 1874 by Christopher Smith in Detroit, Michigan. Specialising in luxury pleasure boats, timeless design, exquisite detailing and authentic craftsmanship are aspects which are intrinsic to Chris-Craft boats. The Chris-Craft Sportsman was built from 1953-1959 and was was one of Chris-Craft’s most popular boats, it was designed as a basic entry level utility boat. The utility boats were born in the depression years but usurped the runabouts as the sportiest boats in the Chris-Craft line-up. If you are in the market for an antique and classic boat, look no further than this 1957 Chris-Craft Sportsman 17, Chris-Craft name is synonymous with classic wooden powerboats. Imported from Florida in 1990, she has been in the current ownership in storage for the past 14 years.
The hull is made out of solid mahogany planking with matched light and dark grains on both sides with the Chris Craft decal on side.
The details continue on the bow with a chrome light assembly and a Chris Craft flag.
Framed, curved Plexiglass windshield.
Interior with white steering wheel and the classic controls and gauges.
Upholstery in Rosew1ood vinyl with white piping.
Bench seating across the stern with room for 3.
Helm and Nav Seat.
Chris-Craft KFL 131 hp 6 cylinder side valve petrol engine.
Last serviced 2010 and not used since.
Shaft drive with 3 bladed propeller and rudder, thought to be nickel bronze
Morse controls and gear shift lever.
1 x 12v Battery.
1 x Steel Fuel tank 135L (Approx).
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.