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1969 ChrisCraft Commander--New Motor!--38’ Fly Bridge Sedan

1969 ChrisCraft Commander--New Motor!--38’ Fly Bri...


Year: 1969

City: Los Angeles, CA

Stock: a522e5

Condition: fair

Make: ChrisCraft

Propulsion: power

Price: $13,900

Listing: By Owner

Status: Available

Length: 40'

Model: Commander

Engine hours: -

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+ One new motor, one low hours! (Twin engines)
+ Classic sedan / fisher (convertible) design, with fly bridge. See , etc.
++ salon with Full convertible bed; big convertible galley (w/dinette table and bunk berths); V-birth (sleeps two); large aft cockpit (fishing, water sports, or relaxing); flybridge seats 4; flush fore-deck holds lots of kayaks etc.; big lazarette; etc.
++ rugged fiberglass hull — known for toughness and durability (NOT “fiberglass-over-wood”)
+ The boat’s condition is “Needs your work / time / $.” Salon floor hatches are are opened-up in prep for engine installation, etc.
+ Twin gas Cobra 427 ci (Ford / ChrisCraft) Motors
++ Starboard: Newly re-built (0 hours); Motor waiting at the engine shop — we pay and verify the motor rebuild costs; We pay to include the engine shop in the motor install process; new motor uses beefier 390 ci block — for durability
++ Port: pro-rebuilt ~2007 – very low hours since (~ approx. 200 hrs.)
+ Port gear box: has recently developed tranny fluid leak. Engine shop also is experienced with those; likely requires removal of gearbox; not expected to be major repair
+ modern genset with very low hours (needs work – emissions controller issue)
+ full complement of nav and comms hardware (2 digital VHF radios, GPS / fish-finder / map plotter, old (working) radar, etc.)
+ Hull is due for bottom to be painted; hull has been continually cared-for by dive service, all ~14 yrs we’ve owned the boat
+ Side-tie slip, / month. We have a regular lease — we do NOT have a full-time live-aboard lease. (Marina owner could require a safety inspection or partial survey in order to lease to new owners; Weekend (and holiday sleep-overs fine; Waiting list for full-time (live-aboard) status.)
+ Owner will consider carrying a smallish loan. (For example: you pay 85% down. Good credit report required, etc.)
+ First time on market since we purchased her back in ‘07
++ 10 great trips to Catalina, plus a bunch of other outings
++ We’re older now, the kids have flown the coop, etc.: This rugged old boat deserves higher-energy folks (to cruise a lot, provide good maintenance, etc.)
+ Well equipped for fishing (2 removable bait tanks, salt water pumping system, outriggers, many pole holders, etc.)
+ beam = 13’ 6”; draft = 42”; fuel storage = 230 gal. (2 tanks); water storage = 100 gal. (1 tank); displacement = 19,272 lbs
+ 8 of the pics are recent (2020), the rest are older (see date labels on pics)
+ We have added written (or verbal!) detail: available upon request

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