Chris Craft 25 Launch: Performance Test

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Chris Craft Launch: Performance

Chris Craft Launch: Modern conjures classic

The most descriptive that to mind considering the Chris-Craft 25 is trophy

Boats are broken down categories: runabouts, sportfishers, cuddy cruisers, etc. distinctions, which clearly based the primary of each make it to tell from the It s great little especially for articles — of the that is.

a boat along that t quite so neatly one of narrowly defined personalities. A example is 2002 Chris-Craft Launch.

The definition of launch is of a boat that used to passengers and from a ship to One quick and you see that 2002 Chris-Craft Launch is more than mere launch. add to confusion, it all the of a and a however, labeling either/or would unjust.

When existing fails to describe something it is to create new term. the most descriptive that to mind considering the Chris-Craft 25 is trophy partly because how it a rather breed of buyers.

They the best are willing pay for said Paul with Pedigree in Newport California, who on hand our test the 25 The base is around but with the bells whistles, it reach well $80,000 — the term boat.

Nostalgia Its Best

may sound a lot clams for 25 foot but then this isn your ordinary For starters, looks like could be star attraction the Concours Elegance classic show.

Borrowing the boat designs made Chris-Craft more than years ago, worked diligently capture a reminiscent of bygone era. teak caprails decks, copious and even universally recognized burgee all up to classic look, happens to couched in technologically modern The building and other are all of the

Our test was equipped the optional hp Volvo 8.1L Gi a Duoprop but the heart-pounding option be the hp MerCruiser MAG HO.

test day, was a wind blowing from the and the was beginning kick up send most scurrying for harbor. The Launch, however, t seem mind the We cranked 56 mph 4,600 rpm, the ride, expectedly rough, solid and Turning in soup was solid, likely to standard steering.

The people buy these expect them immediately do what they them to — even slightest slop the wheel send them in search a different Frantz said.

thing we while out the rough was how the ride — not drop made inside. This, said, is to the flare of bow, which to the s classic

The instrumentation the helm what you expect from boat with kind of price. Faria designed with old-world appeal the norm are set a perforated of stainless to add the look. controls for hydraulic trim (standard) are at hand, the tilt wheel.

Chris-Craft 25 Launch

The from the is pleasant the curved windshield, but found we it even propped up the bolster which also complete that wind-in-the-hair equation makes boating much fun.

Retro Elegance

we d enough wind chop, we back into Harbor, which, its 45 no-wake zone to the gave us of time take a around the

The base of the Launch actually t have ton of appeal. This where the Heritage Package comes in, includes pinstriped on just every horizontal to be dual stainless horns, a engine vent logo, stainless drains and bronze inspection

Obviously, the Package is must-have for looking to that retro look, and informed us it s for one these boats be sold this package. even the boat with standard equipment be nothing scoff at. laundry list standard amenities includes hydraulic tabs, automatic pumps (2), transom shower a wet goes a way to that Chris-Craft first and committed to a quality, boat — with the to deck out in fashion if desired.

For 2002, 25 Launch one of retro choices Chris-Craft. The are a foot model a 28 model. There not much a difference the look these three but the of each widely. The Launch is suited for use, such Lake Tahoe, the conditions get a dicey with wind, but too severe. 25 Launch great for lake or and can open coastal — up a point. 28, which a full inches wider the beam the 22 25, is the most package available far and the best for the coastal ocean

Even though would seem boats would mostly to who happen have waterfront with parking a boat, s not case. About the boats has sold been toted on a and there plenty of trailer options those interested.

Word is Chris-Craft, which under a new ownership to restoring company to former glory, planning to similarly classic to 60 boats. So, looks like people might to clear some room for some bigger trophies.—Michael

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