1980 Chris-Craft 280 For Sale

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Boat Details

Year:
1980
Type:
Power
Brand:
Chris-Craft
Category:
Express Cruisers/Cruiser
Model:
280
Length (LOA):
28' 11" (8.81m)
Beam:
10' 8"
Min. Draft:
29"
Max. Draft:
34"
Trailer:
2007 Custom
Stock #:
256888
Location:
Plains, Montana
(near Missoula)
Status:
Available
Storage Status:
Not currently in storage††
Reason for Selling:
Not using anymore - too elderly to finish themselves
Engine Details
Count:
1
Year:
1980
Brand:
Chevy
Model:
5.7
Size:
--
Hours:
15
Fuel Type:
Gasoline
"1980 Chris-Craft 280!! This is a Project Boat... but a Good One with Everything Included, Just needs to be Installed."

Located in Plains, Montana, this 30-foot used Chris-Craft is a great express cruiser. Chris-Craft is an iconic brand whose boats offer classic traits and are suited for cruising any water.

Powered by a Chevy 350 cu in engine with electronic ignition and a Velvet Drive transmission. Only run ...more

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1980 Chris-Craft 280 Cruiser in Plains, Montana

Stock #256888

Located in Plains, Montana, this 30-foot used Chris-Craft is a great express cruiser. Chris-Craft is an iconic brand whose boats offer classic traits and are suited for cruising any water.

Powered by a Chevy 350 cu in engine with electronic ignition and a Velvet Drive transmission. Only run briefly for 15 minutes on a test stand. The engine is mounted, aligned and wired to the boat. Just needs to be hooked up to the battery and it's ready to go.

The engine has a freshwater, Closed Cooling System.

This Chris-Craft boat comes with a Custom Built trailer with Electric-Drum brakes on all four wheels and an extended hitch.

Chose of two fuel tanks that are not installed. One is 50 gallons and the other is 140 gallons. They're Aluminum and we're custom made for the boat.

Two new 30 gallon fresh water tanks also need to be installed as well as batteries.

- 120 volt shore power system.
- Two Bronze, three-blade props.
- Refrigerator is 12 volt.
- Stove is alcohol or electric.

Cabin has 7 feet of headroom. Also a shower, sink and new dining table. All the upholstery is new, upgraded marine grade Naugahyde and foam. Flooring is also new. New porta-potty in box with five gallon tank.

Wiring must be finished and engine components must be installed and the all materials are there for the buyer to finish.

This is a project, but a good one.

This 280 has not been in the water since 2006.

The 280 has lots of space for your family and friends, and all your boating gear.

Don't miss out on your opportunity to own this Chris-Craft cruiser!

Information On Condition

This is a project boat. As per the seller, the hull is sound and the engine is in great running condition. The existing cabin interior condition looks to be good, just needs to be finished. The hull and deck need a good cleaning.

Approximate boat location: Plains, Montana


We have several active listings for Sea Ray, Carver, Wellcraft, and Bayliner. If you're in the Missoula, Kalispell, Evergreen, or Orchard Homes areas, please use the form on this page to let me know what you're looking for and I'll get back with you today about any other express cruiser / motoryachts options we have locally that may meet your needs.

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Basic Details
Year:
1980
Type:
Power
Brand:
Chris-Craft
Category:
Express Cruisers/Cruiser
Model:
280
Length (LOA):
28' 11" (8.81m)
Hours:
15
Stock #:
256888
Location:
Plains, Montana
Storage Status:
Not currently in storage ††
(as of 9/11/2021)
(Stored Outdoors)
Engine & MechanicalMech.
Count:
1
Year:
1980
Brand:
Chevy
Model:
5.7
Hours:
15
Fuel Type:
Gasoline
Fuel Tank:
140 gals
Propeller:
Bronze
Cruising Speed:
20 mph
Drive Type:
Direct Drive
Config.:
Inboard
Rudder:
Number Of Eng Cylinders:
8
Number Of Fuel Tanks:
2
Holding Tanks:
2
Dimensions & Specifications & Specs
Length Overall:
28' 11"
Length at Water:
26'
Beam:
10' 8"
Min. Draft:
29"
Max. Draft:
34"
Weight:
6,300 lbs
Bridge Clearance:
10'
NavigationalNav. Equipment
Navigation Lights:
Deck Features
Bow Rail:
Captain's Chair:
City Water Hookup:
Compartment Storage:
Rod Holders:
Rub Rails:
Steering Wheel:
Windshield - One Piece:
Cleats - Fixed:
Hard Top:
ElectricalElec. Components
110v AC Outlets:
12 V DC Outlets:
Shore Power:
Courtesy Lights:
Shore Power Cord:
Number Of Batteries:
2
Trailer IncludedIncl.
Included:
Yes
Year:
2007
Brand:
Custom
Material:
Painted Metal
# Axles:
2
# Brakes:
4
Brake Type:
Electric / Drum
Spare Tire:
Yes
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:
1
Sleep. Capacity:
4
# Berths:
2
Water Capacity:
30 gals
Waste Capacity:
0 gals
Generator:
No
Air Conditioning:
No
Washer/Dryer Hookup:
No
Non-Smoking:
Pet-Free:
Cabin Lighting:
Dinette:
Porta-potty:
Refrigerator:
Shower:
Sink - Galley:
Stove:
Cabinets:
ConstructionConst. Features
Hull Material:
Fiberglass
Hull Shape:
Deep Vee
Exterior Color:
White
Interior Color:
Brown / Blue
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