Chris-Craft 28 Launch

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Chris-Craft harkens to their roots with latest and rendition of bow-riding day The venerable founders would been as with the classic good as they have been by its

The Smith Chris and who built first wooden in 1874, their first facility in Michigan, a later. In they introduced first steam-powered between 25 40 feet and their gasoline-powered recreational in 1899.

1910, what then called Smith Ryan Engine Company on building economically priced boats for distribution. Their were a hit at New York Chicago boat that year. 1914 and Chris Smith won six Gold Cup awards.

‘Chris-Craft’ became standardized brand in 1924, was soon as the largest builder mahogany recreational At the of World II, Chris-Craft building patrol utility launches rescue vessels the United Navy and

But their decade was 1950’s, when offered 139 recreational powerboat They manufactured first fiberglass in 1955. 1960, Shields and National Fibers bought company, renaming Chris-Craft Industries, two years

The last boat — 57-foot Constellation was built 1971. George Murray bought Chris-Craft boat operations in In 1982, bought the Boat Company renamed it Sportdecks. Outboard Corporation (OMC) Chris-Craft Boats 1989, and 1999 Chris-Craft celebrated its anniversary.

The 28 was as a hit the most Miami boat as its were in York and 90 years Out of water, you admire the flare of bow, and pretty tumblehome the stern. fact, it’s lovely symphony curves that this boat attractive.

Note circular lounge the bow; raked, wrap-around and the angle of reverse transom not to such striking as a stainless dash custom instrumentation, bright-worked teak and even custom-embroidered Chris-Craft on the all hallmarks elegant watercraft a bygone

But it’s the water the new Launch proves good looks no way from its Boarding from stern via teak-decked integral platform, you the cockpit a walkway starboard of engine compartment.

hatch lifts the push a button reveal twin HP MerCruiser MAG MPI’s, current production are available a wide of single twin MerCruiser Volvo Penta or diesel The standard a single HP Volvo Gi 8.1L with electronic injection.

We away from demo dock Sealine Marina headed out the cruise channel where could open Seated at adjustable double seat, the has the of a sports car, its racy tilt wheel power steering.

Chris-Craft 28

We accelerated and came onto plane The 20-degree and relatively 10-foot beam for a ride, and flared bow the boat even while wakes.

We a comfortable speed at 33 MPH, the engines 3,000 RPM. were doing MPH at RPM, and a top of about MPH at throttle, just 5,000 RPM. noise was thanks to sound insulation to the axial lift system, which available only twin engine

The windshield a walk-through to access circular lounge the bow, the seating comfortable and thanks to bow flare. lots of underneath the

Back in cockpit, there’s entertainment center wet bar storage underneath, L-shaped settee the transom up the side. A compartment inside starboard console the portable and sink.

such amenities, Chris-Craft would great for runs as as entertaining but the and the platform also it great all watersports. stainless-steel ski bar is and there’s for water convenient to swim platform, there’s a shower for off.

The Heritage of options a teak sole, teak boards all way around gunwales, teak table with stainless-steel base, a really stainless engine embossed with Chris-Craft logo. Smith would be impressed.


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