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  • 1923 Fay & Bowen 20ft Launch

    $35,500.00

    1923 Fay & Bowen 20ft Launch

    $35,500.00

    This is a 1923 Fay & Bowen 20ft Launch.

    Considered by some to be the pinnacle of classic boat styling, Fay & Bowens have a distinctive, refined shape with classic brass fittings. Operating as the Fay & Bowen Engine Company out of Geneva, NY in 1904, Walter Fay and Ernest Bowen built an extensive dealer network to sell their engines and boats. The company built only around 900 boats up until its demise, a few months before the stock market crash of 1929. Fay & Bowen built beautiful launches, both of open and long-deck, auto-boat configurations, and often with strongly radiused transoms as well as torpedo sterns. Because of their beautiful lines and their impressive feel on the water, Fay & Bowen boats today are highly sought after.

    This Fay & Bowen is powered with a Chris Craft 4 cylinder engine. It has a fiberglass bottom that is in excellent condition with no leaks. The deck is in good condition and the deck varnish is in fair condition. The hull sides paint is fair, but the framing structure is solid. The interior upholstery is in good condition with no rips or tears.

    This boat comes with a full custom cover, custom interior carpets, 2 old style rope fenders and a custom 1996 Wesco trailer with a folding tongue.

    This Fay & Bowen has been well maintained by its current owner, is turn key, and ready to be used!

    • ID: SEANGEL II
    • Year: 1923
    • Builder: Fay & Bowen
    • Model: Launch
    • Length: 20ft
    • Engine: Chris Craft 4 cylinder
    • Trailer: 1996 Wesco
    • Price: $35,500.00
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  • 1928 Custom Hacker 17ft

    $90,000.00

    1928 Custom Hacker 17ft

    $90,000.00

    “Houston Girl” is a 1928 17’ Custom – Hacker 151 Class Pelican single step racing hydroplane.

    This boat is a John Hacker design which ran in the limited 151 cu.in. displacement class in the late 1920’s and early 1930’s, a support class running with the APBA Gold Cup race series.

    Commodore Henry Faulk of the Houston Yacht Club and President of the Mississippi Valley Power Boat Association had her built. She was campaigned from Havana, Cuba to San Diego, California.

    The Peerless 151 motor was restored by John Allen of Allen’s Marine Engines. John Allen is considered to be one of the top vintage marine engine restorers on the west coast. But not only did John Allen restore the motor for “Houston Girl”, he completed the restoration of the boat and the original vintage trailer too. She was completed in 2010 in time for the Lake Tahoe Concours d’Elegance in June. “Houston Girl” was awarded the Most Unique Boat of Show and Best Hacker Craft of Show at the prestigious 2010 Lake Tahoe Concours d’Elegance.

    • ID: HOUSTON GIRL
    • Year: 1928
    • Builder: Hacker
    • Model: Custom Single Step Racing Hydroplane
    • Length: 17ft
    • Engine: Peerless 151
    • Trailer: Custom
    • Price: $90,000.00
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  • 1938 Chris Craft 16ft Special Race Boat

    $75,000.00

    1938 Chris Craft 16ft Special Race Boat

    $75,000.00

    1938 Chris Craft 16ft Special Race Boat.

    From 1937 to 1940, Chris Craft made 167 16ft Special Race Boats. Most of them had red bottom color, white waterline and blue hull sides. Chris Craft offered 4 engines options; KA, H, KB, & K. The upholstery was also red, white and blue for most of the 167 produced boats.

    “Pretty Please” is one of a kind. Instead of the red, white and blue coloring this boat was originally all varnish from the factory which makes it rare. What makes it one of a kind is the special windshield that was ordered and only put on this one 16ft Special Race Boat. This Chris Craft was fully restored in 2014 and is in excellent condition. It is powered by a Chris Craft KB engine with 121 hp.

    Don’t miss out on this opportunity to own a rare one of a kind Chris Craft!

    • ID: PRETTY PLEASE
    • Year: 1938
    • Builder: Chris Craft
    • Length: 16ft
    • Engine: Chris Craft KB, 121 hp
    • Trailer: None
    • Price: $75,000.00
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  • 1938 Chris Craft 25ft Clipper Cruiser

    $59,500.00

    1938 Chris Craft 25ft Clipper Cruiser

    $59,500.00

    1938 Chris Craft 25ft Clipper Cruiser.

    Klondike is a prime example of Chris Craft’s twenty-five-foot Clipper Cruiser. They were built from 1937 to 1939 with 353 examples produced. Of over 300 examples built, the owner knows of only 2-3 others and none in original condition. This boat been fully restored to “as-delivered” condition, the result of extensive research and aided by vintage photos and documents obtained through the Mariners Museum. The boat received an extensive restoration in 2009-10, which included a full west system bottom and hull.

    Although it is done to vintage standards, it is a very usable weekend cruiser with sleeping for four, alcohol stove, sink, 15 gal water tank, ice box and porta-potty. It comes on a galvanized Pacific tandem trailer. It also includes a full two-piece canvas cover with tie downs for trailering, period style blankets and director’s chairs.

    Klondike is probably one of the most awarded boats around having garnered 10 top awards at Lake Tahoe and various ACBS international shows around the country. It was the best of show restored at the 2015 ACBS International Show at Gull Lake MN.

    The cost to restore this boat far exceeds the asking price of $59,500.

    • ID: KLONDIKE
    • Year: 1938
    • Builder: Chris Craft
    • Model: Clipper Cruiser
    • Length: 25ft
    • Engine: Chris Craft K 85 hp
    • Trailer: 2006 Pacific Tandem
    • Price: $59,500.00

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  • 1941 Gar Wood 25’6” Triple Cockpit Custom Runabout

    $325,000.00

    1941 Gar Wood 25’6” Triple Cockpit Custom Runabout

    $325,000.00

    This is a very rare 1941 Gar Wood 25’6’’ Triple Cockpit Custom Runabout.

    Only 35 25-foot Custom Runabouts were ever built by Gar Wood during its 10-year production run from 1932-41. A mere sixteen are known to exist today. Considered by most to be the pinnacle of Gar Wood design, the 1941 models had the most bow flare, the barreled-cutwater design, high-crowned decks and the aft-raked transom, which added 6 inches of length and completed the radical streamlining of the 1941 lineup.

    One of only two 25-foot 6-inch hulls built—both for 1941—it is the last of only five with the huge 316 HP, 894 CI Scripps model 302 V-12 engine. This engine was the top-of-the-line option for the 25-footers, and it pushed the boats to 50 MPH, making it what Gar Wood claimed to be the fastest stock runabout available at the time. It’s price when new in 1941 was a staggering $7,550.

    The 1941 Gar Wood 25-foot 6-inch Custom Runabout featured rich heavy-grained pleated burgundy leather upholstery throughout, with comfortable seating for eight to 10 adult passengers. An abundance of the most beautiful streamlined chromed-brass hardware—which was a Gar Wood trademark—helped make the big, triple–cockpit Gar Woods the boat to own on Lake Tahoe. Though “Hae Dae III”—the name given to the boat by its original owner Herbert Day—was actually delivered new to Newport Beach, California, just after New Years in January 1941, by that summer, it was home at Tahoe, where it was raced in several of the Tahoe Yacht Club events. It won first place in the “Bang and Go Back” race and third place in the Lake Championship Free-For-All Race in both July and August 1941. Hae Dae III was the last 25’6’’ Custom Runabout shipped by Gar Wood.

    Hae Dae III has only had four owners in its lifetime on Lake Tahoe. Tony Brown of Western Runabouts completed a significant preservation restoration in 2002. It has been awarded “Best Gar Wood of Show” at the prestigious Lake Tahoe Concours d’Elegance twice, in 2002 and 2004.

     

    • ID: HAE DAE III
    • Year: 1941
    • Builder: Gar Wood
    • Model: Triple Cockpit Custom Runabout
    • Length: 25’6’’
    • Engine: Rebuilt Original Scripps 302 CI V-12
    • Trailer: None
    • Price: $325,000.00
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  • 1946 Gar Wood 19ft Utility

    $60,000.00

    1946 Gar Wood 19ft Utility

    $60,000.00

    This special boat is a 1946 Gar Wood 19ft Deluxe Utility.

    In 1945 as World War II wound down to its final campaigns the new management of Gar Wood Industries decides to restyle their boat line with a complete new look. The new designs were superb and worthy of the great Gar Wood tradition. This 1946 Gar Wood is fully restored and in excellent condition. The boat has a West Systems bottom on it. It has a Chrysler Crown M47 engine with 135 hp. The blue and grey leather upholstery is in very good condition with matching grey flooring. This is a unique opportunity to get into a turn key Gar Wood Utility!

     

    • ID: THAT TOO
    • Year: 1946
    • Builder: Gar Wood
    • Model: Deluxe Utility
    • Length: 18’6’’
    • Engine: Chrysler Crown M47 135 hp
    • Trailer: None
    • Price: $60,000

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  • 1947 Gar Wood 19ft Utility

    $23,500.00

    1947 Gar Wood 19ft Utility

    $23,500.00

    This is a 1947 Gar Wood 19ft Deluxe Utility.

    In 1945 as World War II wound down to its final campaigns the new management of Gar Wood Industries decides to restyle their boat line with a complete new look. The new designs were superb and worthy of the great Gar Wood tradition.

    This 1947 Gar Wood has an original bottom that soaks up tight. It is powered by a Chrysler 6-cylinder engine with 115 hp. The engine rebuild was done in 2016 and has very low hours on it. The boat received new deck, sides and interior varnish in 2014. The bottom was repainted in 2014 as well. The blue and white upholstery and flooring is in good condition.

    Boat comes with full cover, swim ladder and 2003 EZ Loader trailer. Priced to sell!

    • ID: NORWEGIAN WOOD
    • Year: 1947
    • Builder: Gar Wood
    • Model: Deluxe Utility
    • Length: 18’6’’
    • Engine: Chrysler 6-cylinder 115 hp
    • Trailer: 2003 EZ Loader
    • Price: $23,500.00
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  • 1951 Century 20ft Resorter

    $28,000.00

    1951 Century 20ft Resorter

    $28,000.00

    This is a 1951 Century 20ft Resorter.

    Century only made 384 20ft Resorters from 1950 to 1954. This Resorter, Carla Marie, is in excellent condition. It is powered by a newly rebuilt Chris Craft MBL engine with 158 hp. The varnish on the deck and hull sides are in very good condition. The bottom is a fiberglass bottom and is in very good condition. The interior has been well maintained and is in very good condition as well.

    The boat comes with a custom waterline cover, spare prop, anchor, and custom 1999 trailer.

    This Century Resorter was in a slip at Sierra Boat for the past two summers. It is turn key, ready to be enjoyed!

    • ID: CARLA MARIE
    • Year: 1951
    • Builder: Century
    • Model: Resorter
    • Length: 20ft
    • Engine: Chris Craft MBL, 158 hp
    • Trailer: Custom, 1999
    • Price: $28,000.00
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  • 1955 Chris Craft 19ft Capri

    $35,000.00

    1955 Chris Craft 19ft Capri

    $35,000.00

    This is a 1955 Chris Craft 19ft Capri.

    This Capri has a fiberglass bottom. The deck varnish is in fair condition and hull side varnish in good condition. This boat had a V8 conversion giving it extra power making this boat perfect for high altitude boating. Everything is original besides the fiberglass bottom. Interior upholstery is in very good condition and the flooring is in good condition. The full custom cover is in good condition as well.

    The boat comes with a 2000 custom trailer that is in excellent condition.

    This Chris Craft is turn key and ideal for Tahoe!

    • ID: STORK
    • Year: 1955
    • Builder: Chris Craft
    • Model: Capri
    • Length: 19ft
    • Engine: Chris Craft 350
    • Trailer: 2000 Competitive Trailers Inc.
    • Price: $35,000.00
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  • 1955 Chris Craft 21ft Capri – SOLD

    $47,000.00

    1955 Chris Craft 21ft Capri – SOLD

    $47,000.00

    This is a 1955 Chris Craft 21ft Capri.

    Only 170 21ft Capri’s were built from 1955 to 1956. Even fewer were built with the Chrysler M45 hemi option. Of all the Capri models, this is the most desirable and demand has pushed prices to just under $100,000 for top quality boats.

    This Capri has a fiberglass bottom with no leaks. The deck just received a fresh coat of varnish. The boat is powered with the rare Chrysler Hemi engine that was taken to a racing shop and was bored and stroked for more horsepower and torque. The extra power makes this boat perfect for high altitude. Everything is original besides the fiberglass bottom. Interior upholstery is in very good condition and the flooring is in good condition.

    This Chris Craft is turn key and ideal for Tahoe!

    • ID: CELESTE
    • Year: 1955
    • Builder: Chris Craft
    • Model: Capri
    • Length: 21ft
    • Engine: Chrysler Hemi 331
    • Trailer: None
    • Price: $47,000.00
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  • 1955 Chris Craft 22ft Continental – SOLD

    $48,000.00

    1955 Chris Craft 22ft Continental – SOLD

    $48,000.00

    This is a 1955 Chris Craft 22ft Continental.

    Since the beginning, Christopher Smith crafted the boats that dreams are made of. Chris-Craft boats became the cultural icons that gave people a new freedom to explore the clear waters of local lakes and distant shores. More than any other brand, Chris Craft was responsible for America’s romance with boats – and ultimately, for redefining boating pleasure for generations of people everywhere.

    This Chris Craft is in very good condition. It was fully restored in 2010 and hardly used after the restoration. It received new bottom paint and varnish in 2015. The hemi engine was switched out in the fall of 2017 by Sierra Boat to a rebuilt Chevy small block 5.7L with 270 hp. The interior upholstery and flooring is in very good condition besides one small tear on the engine box. The bottom is an epoxy plywood bottom and is in very good condition with no leaks.

    This Chris Craft Continental is ready for a new home!

    • ID: BLUE HEMISPHERE
    • Year: 1955
    • Builder: Chris Craft
    • Model: Continental
    • Length: 22ft
    • Engine: Chevy 5.7L, 270 hp
    • Trailer: Four Winns
    • Price: $48,000.00
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  • 1957 Chris Craft 17ft Sportsman

    $10,000.00

    1957 Chris Craft 17ft Sportsman

    $10,000.00

    1957 Chris Craft 17ft Sportsman.

    This is a perfect entry level boat for anyone looking for a very nice Chris Craft at a reasonable price. The131hp Chris Craft KFL engine was fully re-built in 2016 and has less than an hour on it. Original bottom soaks up quickly. Varnish is in good shape. It’s ready to use and enjoy. This boat has been in the care of Sierra Boat for a long time and has been maintained and stored by us for use on Lake Tahoe. It is believed that this boat is original to Lake Tahoe. It does not come with a trailer. Price to sell!

    • ID: MOSHI MOSHI
    • Year: 1957
    • Builder: Chris Craft
    • Model: Sportsman
    • Length: 17ft
    • Engine: Chris Craft KFL, 131 hp
    • Trailer: None
    • Price: $10,000.00

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  • 1958 Century 21ft Coronado

    $45,000.00

    1958 Century 21ft Coronado

    $45,000.00

    1958 Century 21ft Coronado.

    In the world of classic boating, the name “Coronado” represents the dramatic new approach to wooden boat design that Century brought to the market for the 1955 season. The Coronado has been and will continue to be one of the ultimate family boats that is truly versatile for enjoyment, watersports or cruising.

    This Century Coronado is in excellent condition. The boat was fully restored but never used after the restoration. The varnish on the deck, hull sides and transom are in excellent condition. The fiberglass bottom is in excellent condition with no leaks. The plexiglass in the windshield is in very good condition. The upholstery and flooring are in excellent condition, looking brand new. The bilge is clean and in excellent condition as well.

    The boat is powered by a Chrysler Marine Hemi that was completely rebuilt. The engine currently has only mechanical test time on it. The boat also comes on a 2000 Custom DHM trailer that is in very good condition.

    Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to get into a completely restored classic wooden boat!

    • ID: CF9212AT
    • Year: 1958
    • Builder: Century
    • Model: Coronado
    • Length: 21ft
    • Engine: Chrysler Marine Hemi
    • Trailer: 2000 DHM Custom Trailer
    • Price: $45,000.00
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  • 1958 Hafer Craft 14ft

    $12,500.00

    1958 Hafer Craft 14ft

    $12,500.00

    1958 Hafer Craft 14ft.

    Following World War II, in 1943, Glen Hafer started building small 14′ inboard speedboats powered by 45 hp Gray engines. He was a pioneer in this field and to this day, a number of these little gems can be seen ‘zipping’ around the lake daily. Later, as interest in inboards increased, boats were lengthened to 16′ and powered by 90 hp Grays.

    This 14ft Hafer Craft has the Gray Marine 45 hp engine with a Paragon Phantom Four transmission. It has a fiberglass bottom for no soaking. The deck varnish is in fair to good condition and the hull sides are in good condition.

    This is a very rare classic boat with great lines at a price to sell!

    • ID: PHANTOM FOUR
    • Year: 1958
    • Builder: Hafer Craft
    • Length: 14ft
    • Engine: Gray Marine, 45 hp
    • Trailer: None
    • Price: $12,500.00
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  • 1959 Chris Craft Continental 18

    1959 Chris Craft 18ft Continental

    $23,000.00

    1959 Chris Craft 18ft Continental

    $23,000.00

    1959 Chris Craft 18ft Continental.

    These late Continentals are very popular due to the fact that they are the last of the full wood decked boats but feature the newly available 283 Chevrolet based engines. This makes for an excellent ski boat, with plenty of horsepower, unlike earlier models that had an anemic flathead six.

    This example is an older restoration, but the important work is still solid. It features a west system, full epoxy glued bottom for leak-free launching. In 1992 the engine was upgraded to a high performance 350 block, making over 260 hp. It comes on a custom fitted tandem axle trailer. The upholstery is in good condition and was done to the original pattern. The varnish is showing its age and will need to be re-coated in the near future.

    • ID: JAGULAR
    • Year: 1959
    • Builder: Chris Craft
    • Model: Continental
    • Length: 18ft
    • Engine: Chevrolet 350, 260 hp
    • Trailer: 2005 DHM Custom Tandem Axle
    • Price: $23,000.00
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  • 1960 Century Resorter 19

    1960 Century 19ft Resorter

    $19,500.00

    1960 Century 19ft Resorter

    $19,500.00

    This is a 1960 Century 19ft Resorter.

    The 19ft Resorter is an excellent boat, but most people can’t get past the unusual square nose. After this boat suffered some damage to the bow, the owner decided to rebuild the bow with a proper pointed nose. The repair changed the look of the boat and made it more desirable.

    Sierra Boat has maintenance records and has performed the work done on this boat. The deck varnish is in excellent condition and the hull sides and transom are in good condition. The upholstery, engine box and dash gauges were all new in 1998. The boat was last used in 2003 so it had very little use after the work was done. The boat is powered by a Ford Interceptor motor with 250 hp. Sierra Boat fiberglassed the bottom which had some minor repairs done to it in 1999. The fiberglass bottom is solid and is in good shape but will need some repairs before going back into the water.

    This Century Resorter is the perfect family ski boat with the built-in ladder on the transom or a great first wooden boat! Price reduced to sell!

    • ID: ENCORE
    • Year: 1960
    • Builder: Century
    • Model: Resorter
    • Length: 19ft
    • Engine: Ford Interceptor, 250 hp
    • Trailer: None
    • Price: $19,500.00

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