1959 Chris-Craft Constellation 55 For Sale

$52,300
$49,000
Stock #251860 -
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$49,000
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1959 Chris-Craft Constellation 55 - #1
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Boat Details

Year:
1959
Type:
Power
Brand:
Category:
Length (LOA):
55'
Beam:
15'
Draft:
54"
Trailer:
No
Stock #:
251860
Location:
Port Orchard, Washington
(near Seattle)
Status:
Available
Generator:
Yes
Storage Status:
Not currently in storage††
Engine Details
Count:
2
Year:
--
Brand:
Detroit Diesel
Model:
6-71 Turbo
Size (each):
275 hp
Hours:
120
Fuel Type:
Diesel
"NEWLY REBUILT MOTORS, LOW LOW HOURS, A SIGHT TO BEHOLD, INSIDE & OUT!!!"

This beautiful 1959 classic Chris-Craft Constellation yacht was once the flagship model for Chris Craft. You won't find many like this. She has a double planked hull, all Mahogany construction. There is a fully enclosed wheelhouse and new diesel forced heat that keeps you warm on those winter days....more

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1959 Chris-Craft Constellation 55 - #1
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This beautiful 1959 classic Chris-Craft Constellation yacht was once the flagship model for Chris Craft. You won't find many like this. She has a double planked hull, all Mahogany construction. There is a fully enclosed wheelhouse and new diesel forced heat that keeps you warm on those winter days.

At 55 feet long, there is plenty of interior cabin space with 3 staterooms, 3 heads, and a spacious galley / salon area.
There is a walk in shower, counter top bar, and an excellent 360 view from the wheelhouse.

The vessel is powered by 2 low hour 6-71 Detroit Diesel turbo diesel engines with custom torpedo props. This beauty turns heads as she cruises at up to 25 knots.

There is an Onan 6kw diesel genset, and 2 forced air diesel heating units forward and aft. The aft lazerette has a walk down work station with work bench. The boat comes with tons of extra parts.

Own a piece of rich history and craftsmanship.

Information On Condition

She was just hauled in 2021 and extensively re-fastened with silicon bronze and seams sealed bellow the waterline. The interior finishes and fabrics appear well cared for and seem to be in serviceable condition.

She also received brand new bottom paint, as well as full topside paint. The seller says that inspections performed in 2021 found the vessel to be sound.

This yacht is currently being restored and is not perfect, but has plenty of potential. Vessel comes with thousands of dollars of extra parts to finish her for full asking price. There are some areas that could used some TLC, such as re-caulking the decking seams here and there.

INTERIOR: Needs updating, new carpet, misc. painting, heads need finished.

EXTERIOR: Re-caulk aft deck seams, misc. painting, address above water hull seams

MECHANICAL: Detroit diesel turbo engines were recently rebuilt in place and have only 120 hours since rebuild.
At next haul out needs starboard shaft packing tightened or re packed. Stuffing box also need re sealed in the future

Approximate boat location: Port Orchard, Washington


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Basic Details
Year:
1959
Type:
Power
Brand:
Category:
Length (LOA):
55'
Hours:
120
Stock #:
251860
Storage Status:
Not currently in storage ††
Engine & MechanicalMech.
Count:
2
Brand:
Detroit Diesel
Model:
6-71 Turbo
Hours:
120
Size (each):
275 hp
Fuel Type:
Diesel
Fuel Tank:
300 gals
Maximum Speed:
25 mph
Drive Type:
Direct Drive
Dimensions & Specifications & Specs
Length Overall:
55'
Beam:
15'
Max. Draft:
54"
Accommodations & Passengers
# Cabins:
3
Sleep. Capacity:
6
Can Live Aboard:
Water Capacity:
300 gals
Generator:
Yes
(Onan 6KW)
ConstructionConst. Features
Hull Material:
Mahogany
Hull Shape:
V
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