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1953 Chris Craft Flybridge Motor Yacht

$159,000 USD

  • $159,000 USD
  • Justin Onofrietti
  • Active
  • Used
  • Motor Yachts
  • 1953
  • Chris Craft
  • Flybridge Motor Yacht
  • Lake Conroe, Texas, US
  • Power
  • 45ft / 13.72 m
  • 12ft 6in / 3.81 m
  • Gm
  • 327
  • Inboard
  • Unleaded
  • Wood
  • 2014-10-13
  • 2016-09-25
  • 2293677

Don't Miss This Amazing Opportunity to buy a classic 1953, 45' Chris Craft Double Cabin Flybridge Motor Yacht! The perfect cruiser or live aboard, this is a luxurious motoryacht with flawless style and class that comes with an amazing history that only a Chris Craft can offer.  Her décor and design combines a very functional layout that easily sleeps 8.  This 45' is a outstanding example of their craftsmanship and is truly a one-of-a-kind motoryacht that has only gotten better with age.

Sure to stand out anywhere with her flawless styling and quality construction. Chris Craft has enjoyed a reputation for building spacious, comfortable, and sea worthy Motor Yachts and you will enjoy true "Pride of Ownership" when you purchase a Chris Craft like this! A beautiful ensemble ready to cruise today. If you are in the market for a true classic, Don't Let This Slip By! She is easy to see 7 days a week. Schedule an appointment today.









Owners Comments

Originally from Lake Erie & Always in fresh water and always stored out of sun and weather in a cover Marina.

Hull and superstructure are of course mahogany and in excellent condition. Decks are teak and freshly protected with Sickens. Interior recently redone in 1950s style all in albony white, new carpets, new seats, new lighting, new beds, new microwave, new sound system.

Mechanically she is powered by twin 327ci GM blocks (210 hp each) with Paragon trans. (The engines have been rebuilt )This makes her very easy to maintain and parts are a snap to come by. The motors get her up on plane to cruise about 15 knots. Fuel consumption is roughly 29 gallons per hour at cruise. Fuel tankage is 300 gallons.

There are two heads, in the V-bunk & other is in the Master aft and is an upgraded vacu-flush unit in the Master. The main salon is air-conditioned with a window type unit exhausting to the fly bridge and new tower type a/c for the kitchen area and another new tower type a/c for the master aft. There is an Kohler generator which powers all 110v nicely and has recently been serviced. Modern touches include a Garmin color map GPS unit and radar. There are also marine radio and a JVC stereo with two sets of Bose weatherproof speakers.

Main salon includes a full wet bar with sink and ice maker. Recovered hide-a-bed in salon sleeps two. Salon has custom silhouette blinds. Galley has a fridge, two burner stove, and microwave. Dinette is Formica, and cushions are recently recovered. The dinette will convert to sleep two if needed.

V-birth forward sleeps two stacked to starboard and includes sink and head. V-birth mattress cushions are recently recovered.

Master stateroom aft includes two twin beds, cabinetry and full bath with shower. Aft en-suite head has shower and vacu-flush toilet.

She has three bilge pumps, forward middle and aft.

Also included is a custom made 10 foot lap strake dingy of West System construction. This is hung on davits and has a 2.5 HP Nisan outboard.


New To The Market, Don't miss this amazing opportunity to purchase this well maintained 1954 45' Chris Craft Double Cabin Flybridge Motor Yacht.  The 45 is one of the best hulls made by Chris Craft and is considered one of the best riding yachts of its vintage! If you are in the market for a solid Motor Yacht with a very functional layout, this is it! Schedule your appointment today.


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. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

For Sale By Denison Yacht Sales - Dania Beach

850 NE 3rd Street #205 Harbour Towne Marina
Dania Beach, Florida, 33004