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1957 Chris-Craft 17 Sportsman For Sale

$16,750
Stock #197979 -
Inactive
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Boat Details

Year:
1957
Type:
Power
Brand:
Chris-Craft
Category:
Antique and Classic/Antique
Model:
17 Sportsman
Length (LOA):
17'
Beam:
--
Min. Draft:
78"
Max. Draft:
18"
Trailer:
1988 ASPT Custom
Stock #:
197979
Location:
Nokomis, Florida
(near Sarasota)
Status:
Inactive
Reason for Selling:
Not using enough
Engine Details
Count:
1
Year:
--
Brand:
Chris-Craft
Model:
350 Cid
Size:
260 hp
Hours:
87 (as of 12/3/2019)
Fuel Type:
Gasoline
"Beautifully restored with green interior! Low Hours and ready to hit the water!"

The Chris-Craft name is synonymous with classic wooden powerboats.

This is a perfect entry-level boat for anyone looking for a very nice Chris-Craft at a reasonable price. The 350 cubic inch Chevy engine was fully re-built in 1998 and has about 60 hours on it since then. (Hour meter says 87 ...more

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1957 Chris-Craft 17 Sportsman Antique in Nokomis, Florida

Stock #197979

The Chris-Craft name is synonymous with classic wooden powerboats.

This is a perfect entry-level boat for anyone looking for a very nice Chris-Craft at a reasonable price. The 350 cubic inch Chevy engine was fully re-built in 1998 and has about 60 hours on it since then. (Hour meter says 87 because some components were left on at some point).

The Chris-Craft Sportsman was built from 1953-1959 and was one of Chris-Craft's most popular boats, designed as a basic entry-level utility boat. The utility boats were born in the depression years but surpassed the runabouts as the sportiest boats in the Chris-Craft line-up.

The hull is made out of solid mahogany planking with matched light and dark grains on both sides with the Chris Craft decal on the side. The varnish is in good shape overall.

The details continue on the bow with a chrome light assembly and a Chris Craft flag.

She sports a framed, curved Plexiglass windshield. Her interior has the classic white steering wheel, controls, and gauges. The upholstery is a forest green vinyl She offers the standard bench seating across the stern with room for 3 passengers. There is also a helm and nav Seat.

For power, she has a Chevy 350 Cubic Inch Chris-Craft 6-cylinder gas engine.

If you are in the market for an antique and classic boat, look no further than this 1957 Chris-Craft Sportsman 17 as she is ready to use and enjoy!

Information On Condition

This vessel is in very good condition. The seller has done most of the work himself, and all gauges work as expected.

The engine has very low hours and runs well per the seller.

The exterior of the boat is in good condition with minor touch up needed depending on how much perfection the new owner desires.

The trailer is in good working condition per the seller.

Approximate boat location: Nokomis, Florida


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Basic Details
Year:
1957
Type:
Power
Brand:
Chris-Craft
Category:
Antique and Classic/Antique
Model:
17 Sportsman
Length (LOA):
17'
Hours:
87
(as of 12/3/2019)
(Low)
Stock #:
197979
Location:
Nokomis, Florida
Engine & MechanicalMech.
Count:
1
Brand:
Chris-Craft
Model:
350 Cid
Hours:
87
(as of 12/3/2019)
(Low)
Size:
260 hp
Fuel Type:
Gasoline
Fuel Tank:
20 gals
Propeller:
Bronze
Cruising Speed:
20 mph
Maximum Speed:
30 mph
Drive Type:
Direct Drive
Config.:
Inboard
Bilge Blower:
Bilge Pump:
Carbureted:
Rudder:
Number Of Fuel Tanks:
1
Dimensions & Specifications & Specs
Length Overall:
17'
Min. Draft:
78"
Max. Draft:
18"
NavigationalNav. Equipment
Navigation Lights:
Running Lights:
Deck Features
Anchor:
Bench Seat:
Beverage Holders:
Captain's Chair:
Cover - Full Boat:
Glove Box:
Passenger Seat:
Steering Wheel:
Windshield - One Piece:
Safety EquipmentEquip.
Air Horn:
Spotlight:
ElectricalElec. Components
Alternator:
Electronic Ignition:
Fuse Panel:
Horn:
Hour Meter:
Oil Pressure Gauge:
Speedometer:
Tach:
Volt Meter:
Water Temp Gauge:
Number Of Batteries:
1
Trailer IncludedIncl.
Included:
Yes
Year:
1988
Brand:
ASPT
Model:
Custom
Material:
Galvanized
# Axles:
1
Breakaway Hitch:
No
Our company makes no claim of road worthiness of trailer. If not maintained adequately, it may not be fit for travel. We recommend a thorough inspection prior to purchase.
Accommodations & Passengers
Pass. Capacity:
5
# Cabins:
0
Sleep. Capacity:
0
# Berths:
0
Water Capacity:
0 gals
Waste Capacity:
0 gals
Generator:
No
Air Conditioning:
No
Non-Smoking:
ConstructionConst. Features
Designer:
Chris-craft
Hull Material:
Mahogany
Hull Shape:
Vee
Exterior Color:
Brown
Interior Color:
Brown / Green
Closed Transom:
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