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1947 Chris Craft Deluxe Runabout

$63,000 USD

  • $63,000 USD
  • Patrick Hopkins
  • Active
  • Used
  • Antique and Classic Boats
  • 1947
  • Chris Craft
  • Deluxe Runabout
  • Riverhead, New York, US
  • Power
  • 17ft / 5.18 m
  • Chris-craft
  • K
  • Unleaded
  • Other
  • 2016-08-12
  • 2016-10-11
  • 2312871

Full Restoration 

Brand New 5200 Bottom

Powered by original Chris-Craft model K, 95 h.p. engine.

Trailer included



Chris-Craft was founded in Algonac, Mich., by Christopher Columbus Smith and sons Jay, Bernard and Owen. It was the largest manufacturer of production wooden boats and remains one the most sought-after marques of classic and collectible runabouts.

Chris-Craft stock wood production ran from 1922 to 1972. Like the automotive industry, Chris-Craft introduced the next year's models in the second half of the current calendar year. For example, a new production run or model for 1955 may have actually been built in late 1954.

Because some of the models were produced in fairly significant numbers, vintage Chris-Crafts dominate ownership in the classic boat lifestyle. Most of the popular models like Sportsman, Continental, Riviera, Deluxe Runabout and Custom Runabout were offered in various lengths over the course of production. Specific eras of design (like barrel backs) seem to influence value as much as a model’s rarity.


The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. Hours listed may vary from actual hours due to recent use. Purchaser is encouraged to verify hours prior to purchase. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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