1948 Chris-Craft Special Runabout For Sale

Stock #224943 -
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Boat Details

Year:
1948
Type:
Power
Brand:
Category:
Length (LOA):
16'
Beam:
6'
Min. Draft:
12"
Max. Draft:
20"
Trailer:
1973 Trail
Stock #:
224943
Location:
Dracut, Massachusetts
(near Lowell)
Status:
Sold
Storage Status:
Currently in storage††
Reason for Selling:
Can no longer stay with the upkeep
Engine Details
Count:
1
Year:
1948
Brand:
Chris-Craft
Model:
K
Size:
95 hp
Hours:
60 (as of 3/18/2021)
Fuel Type:
Gasoline
Recently Sold

These vintage Chris-Craft woodys were the original race boats in the early 1900s. This particular runabout was also known as Rocket. These boats are head turners on any lake. Known for their absolute solid construction they handle in the water as good as any newer boat.

This 1948 Rocket was c...more

These vintage Chris-Craft woodys were the original race boats in the early 1900s. This particular runabout was also known as Rocket. These boats are head turners on any lake. Known for their absolute solid construction they handle in the water as good as any newer boat.

This 1948 Rocket was completely restored by the current owner using exact specifications down to the epoxy paint and interior wood flooring.

Using the several layers of this high quality epoxy paint allows you to splash it without the painstaking soaking process to let the wood swell.

Chris-Craft vintage boats are highly sought after by many boat enthusiasts who enjoy the classic style.

Information On Condition

The owner spent many hours restoring this boat from bow to stern. He worked with Chris-Craft to ensure that every detail was painstakingly restored to exact specification.

Per the Seller: The K model engine runs like a top and starts right up without hesitation. The gauges and lights are all in working order. Pictures show a recent rebuild of the engine.

Complete restoration

Approximate boat location: Dracut, Massachusetts


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Basic Details
Year:
1948
Type:
Power
Brand:
Category:
Length (LOA):
16'
Hours:
60
(as of 3/18/2021)
Stock #:
224943
Location:
Storage Status:
Currently in storage ††
(as of 2/26/2021)
(In Home Storage)
Engine & MechanicalMech.
Count:
1
Year:
1948
Brand:
Chris-Craft
Model:
K
Hours:
60
(as of 3/18/2021)
Size:
95 hp
Fuel Type:
Gasoline
Fuel Tank:
30 gals
Propeller:
Bronze
Drive Type:
Direct Drive
Config.:
Inboard
Carbureted:
Bilge Pump:
Throttle/shift: Mech:
Rudder:
Starting Type:
Electric
Number Of Eng Cylinders:
8
Number Of Fuel Tanks:
1
Dimensions & Specifications & Specs
Length Overall:
16'
Beam:
6'
Min. Draft:
12"
Max. Draft:
20"
Weight:
1,620 lbs
Deck Features
Steering Wheel:
Cover - Storage:
Cover - Mooring:
ElectricalElec. Components
Speedometer:
Horn:
Fuel Gauge:
Trailer IncludedIncl.
Included:
Yes
Year:
1973
Brand:
Trail
# Axles:
2
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:
8
# Cabins:
0
Sleep. Capacity:
0
# Berths:
0
Water Capacity:
0 gals
Waste Capacity:
0 gals
Generator:
No
Air Conditioning:
No
Non-Smoking:
Pet-Free:
ConstructionConst. Features
Hull Material:
Wood
Hull Shape:
Vee
Exterior Color:
White . Natural Wood
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