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1968 Chris Craft Commander

Estimated price for orientation: 67 000 $

Category: Cruisers

Condition: Used Year: 1968
Use: Fresh Water Make: Chris Craft
Engine Type: Twin Inboard/Outboard Model: Commander
Engine Make: Ford Type: Flybridge
Engine Model: 427 Length (feet): 38
Primary Fuel Type: Gas Beam (feet): 12.5
Fuel Capacity: Over 200 Gallons Hull Material: Fiberglass
For Sale By: Private Seller Trailer: Not Included

This boat is a must see if looking for a classic, a CC Commander...or any 40' boat. It is a classic that turns heads no matter where we take it. The teak work grabs everyone's attention and the mahogany interior keeps their jaws dropped. The bright chrome plated steps shine in the sun (but don't hold heat) and the wood slats on the flybridge floor are unlike any floor you'll see on any other boat. The large sliding door to the aft deck makes you feel as if you're outside when you're actually inside. For the price, this boat is a must see and a must not miss! It may be the nicest 38' Commander in existence.   Since owning the boat, we've made multiple improvements. The previous owner, who was the original owner, did a fine job of keeping the boat in it's clean, original condition. He had the starboard engine rebuilt and kept everything in good running condition. We just took it to another level, starting with the mechanics and working outward to the interior and then exterior.  Here is a list of everything we've done:New 7.3 kohler generator - 6 yrs agoNew Dometic vacu-flush head - 5 yrs agoNew Flexsteel leather reclining sleeper sofa with aero mattress - 6 yrs agoSALON REFINISHED IN MAHOGANY VENEER - GORGEOUS!!HEAD REDONE IN MAHOGANY VENEER - with countertop repainted and new fixturesNew Raritan hot water heater - 6 yrs agoNew rectifier - 6 years agoNew Interphase forward looking sonar - 5 yrs agoFaux wood panel replaced in sliding doors - 5 yrs agoNew swim platform - 5 yrs agoNew teak bow pulpit with new Quick windlass - 5 yrs agoAll teak redone every 3 yrs - swim platform, pulpit, toe rail, ladder to bridgeSteering cable replaced - 5 years agoNew canvas enclosure - 5 yrs agoNew aluminum blinds - 3 years agoNew bilge pump - 3 years agoNew CD/input stereo with speakers in the salon and cockpit - 2 yrs agoNew carpet in salon and galley and aft deck - this yearStarboard prop replaced this yearBoth engines tuned every year for optimal performanceHorns upgraded for louder sound - 2 yrs agoGalley countertops refinished - 3 yrs agoNew curtains throughout - 3 yrs agoBesides all of the new items listed above, the boat is also equipped with:
2 x 100 gallon gas tanks75 gallon fresh water tank25 gallon holding tank2 x 30amp shore power lines2 spare props2 VHF radios - one at each helmA/C unit with vents in the salon and galleyRefnished heater in the salon (chrome plated to original)4 total beds: V-birth (full) and 2 (twin) bunks, Aero sleeper sofa (full)6 cu ft refrigerator - recently refinished with a new epoxyElectric stove and microwave both work well2 directors chairs for the salon and 2 blue & 2 white chairs for the cockpitComes with full canvas enclosure - 6 year oldBoth a blue and white canvas windshield coversWindlass controller on the bridgeGlendinning SynchronizerTrim tabsChris Craft logo on the center sliding doorAll navigation lights work properlyBow rail flag holder and Stern flagholder - a must for Chris Crafts!2 marine lamps lit red and green inside but providing light outside to the salon2 marine lamps that light red and green but also provide light to the salon1990 hours on the engines   Comes with multiple life jackets, lines, bumpers, extinguishers, dishes, lights to make it a turn key boat.   The above list shows how much sweat, money, and care we've put into this boat. The new owner won't be disappointed.   This boat has been meticulously maintained since we've owned it and we are only the 2nd has been in fresh water, in Lake Erie its whole life.   Please ask all questions before bidding...and if you'd like to see it.We will help arrange with a captain to get the boat to you.