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  • 1940 Chris Craft

    1940 Chris Craft 19ft Custom Runabout “Barrel Back”

    $95,000.00

    1940 Chris Craft 19ft Custom Runabout “Barrel Back”

    $95,000.00

    1940 Chris Craft 19ft Custom Runabout Barrel Back.

    The iconic custom runabout, also known as the Barrel Back, was produced from 1939 to 1942, with a total of 433 hulls produced. They represented the highest level of craftsmanship Chris Craft ever offered because it required skilled craftsmen to produce the full half circle transom shape. These boats were the inspiration for Carlo Riva and his legendary Ariston and Aquarama models.

    This 1940 Custom Barrel Back was fully restored and is in excellent condition. It features the two-piece coverboards and the fold down Bugatti style windshields as used in 1939 and 1940.

    This 1940 Chris Craft has a west system bottom for “no soaking” usability. Power is by a Chris Craft M engine with 130 hp that was rebuilt in 2016 by Sierra Boat. The rebuilt engine has extremely low hours on it.  The deck and hull sides were fully restored in the winter of 2016/2017 by Sierra Boat as well.

    This 1940 Chris Craft is protected by a custom waterline sunbrella cover that was made in 2016.

    Don’t miss out on one of the most iconic boats of all time!

    https://www.woodyboater.com/blog/2015/06/18/thinking-of-buying-a-chris-craft-barrel-back-buy-the-best-or-else/

    • ID: VIXEN II
    • Year: 1940
    • Builder: Chris Craft
    • Model: Custom Barrel Back
    • Length: 19ft
    • Engine: Chris Craft M, 130 hp
    • Trailer: None
    • Price: $95,000.00
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  • 1940 Gar Wood 19ft Custom Runabout

    1940 Gar Wood 19ft Custom Runabout

    $98,500.00

    1940 Gar Wood 19ft Custom Runabout

    $98,500.00

    1940 Gar Wood 19ft Custom Runabout.

    Gar Wood Boats’ success was directly tied to owner Garfield Wood’s dominance in winning almost every race he ever entered. His hands-on designs and special engine configurations were considered the leading technology of the era. Gar Wood’s are among the most sought-after and valuable boats on today’s classic wooden boat market.

    This 1940 Gar Wood Custom Runabout is powered by a Chris Craft 283 V8 with 185 hp. The engine has 234.3 fresh water only hours on it. In 2015 the boat received a brand-new Sierra Boat Co. membrane bottom. The membrane bottom performs and appears like a traditional bottom but requires no soaking. The deck, hull sides and transom varnish are in excellent condition. The upholstery has been meticulously maintained and is original in styling. The boat is protected by a custom full waterline cover.

    This Gar Wood has been stored and service by Sierra Boat Co. with all the records for many years!

    For more information about the bottom replacement, please click on this link that takes you to an article and pictures of how the bottom replacement was done. https://sierraboat.com/blog/2016/03/02/roki-ii-1940-19-garwood-bottom-restoration/

    https://www.garwood.com/index.php/gar-wood-history/

    • ID: ROKI II
    • Year: 1940
    • Builder: Gar Wood
    • Model: Custom Runabout
    • Length: 19’
    • Engine: Chris Craft 283 V8, 185 hp
    • Trailer: None
    • Price: $98,500.00
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  • 2001 Coronado 21ft

    2001 Coronado 21ft

    $70,000.00

    2001 Coronado 21ft

    $70,000.00

    2001 Coronado 21ft

    Coronado Runabouts Inc. in Perkins Oklahoma purchased the molds for the boat hulls directly from the Century factory so that they could produce modern, high quality, fiberglass Coronado’s. In order to do this, they assembled a core work force of meticulous craftsmen with many years of experience in their respective fields. The goal was to retain the classic look using modern materials and techniques to produce a boat that requires far less maintenance than the Century Coronado’s produced in the past. The new Coronado’s are lighter, stronger and more rigid than the previous models and can take up to almost a year to build which shows the attention to detail and quality that is unmatched with these limited produced Coronado’s.

    This 2001 Coronado has many improved features from the earlier fiberglass Coronado’s including; premium gelcoats, a skin coat of vinyl ester resin and fiberglass mat in the hull for maximum protection against osmotic blistering, all plywood is XL-10 treated marine ply and is fully encapsulated in fiberglass, the bilge is flow coated with gelcoat to allow for an easy clean up, all cavities under the floor are filled with expanding floatation foam and sealed with fiberglass, a service channel is fiberglassed in place under the floor for all engine wiring and the steering cable to be routed through, all the carpet in the boat is a 40 oz. premium marine carpet (industry standard is 20 oz.), all seat frames are molded fiberglass and are carpeted inside and out, the engine box is fiberglass with smooth gelcoat inside and richly upholstered outside, the dash is solid mahogany with a high luster finish, the steering is a mahogany tilting wheel, the windshield is a curved safety glass in a chrome-plated brass frame with opening vents, and more.

    This 2001 Coronado 21ft is powered by a MerCruiser Horizon V8 with 380 hp and has 1852.4 fresh water only engine hours. Extras on this modern Coronado include; dual stainless steel trumpet horns, dual automatic bilge pumps, teak swim platform with stainless steel hardware, a custom table that fits perfectly between the driver and passenger seats for picnics or hors d’oeuvres, a custom carpeted ski locker in the floor, a storage door compartment under the bow, and much more.

    This Coronado is a one owner boat that was designed specifically for the sellers who have used the boat only on Lake Tahoe. The boat has always been stored inside and has been meticulously maintained which is very evident when viewing this boat. Don’t miss out on this rare opportunity to own a classic fiberglass Coronado with all the amenities of a modern boat!

    • ID: JERI ANN V
    • Year: 2001
    • Builder: Coronado Runabouts, Inc.
    • Model: Coronado
    • Length: 21’ or 23’2’’ w/ swim platform
    • Engine: MerCruiser Horizon V8, 380 hp
    • Trailer: 2000 Dorsey Inc., Dual Axle
    • Price: $70,000.00
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  • 2005 Comitti Portofino 25

    2005 Comitti 25ft Portofino

    $125,000.00

    2005 Comitti 25ft Portofino

    $125,000.00

    2005 Comitti 25ft Portofino

    In business since 1956, Comitti is a small company in northern Italy nestled in the foothills beside the beautiful waters of Lake Como. It is the sole remaining Italian shipyard with a modern production facility and a growing business building wooden runabouts. The Italian tradition of fine craftsmanship and classically modern design is evident in each boat.

    Thanks to the finest materials and traditional construction methods, Comitti runabouts are produced for connoisseurs and represent the pinnacle of Italian boat-building tradition.

    Founded by Mario Comitti, the company was later managed by Mario’s son Elia, until 2003 when a new management took over the ownership of the yard. In the last 15 years it has introduced several new models. Today, Comitti builds semi-custom 100% wood construction runabouts in two lengths – SANREMO 22’ and PORTOFINO 25’ – plus the VENEZIA wood-fiberglass composite runabouts of 22, 25, 28, 31 and 34 feet.  For more information on Comitti Boats, see:  www.turnermarinegroup.com

    This 2005 Comitti 25ft Portofino was delivered new to Lake Tahoe in the summer of 2005. It is being sold by the original owner and has always been stored and maintained by Sierra Boat. Comitti boats, while crafted in wood, are as modern as any fiberglass boat. It features a MerCruiser 6.2L MPI fuel injected V-8 engine mated to a Bravo 3 duo-prop drive, which gives it enhanced maneuverability. The construction is laminated wood and epoxy for exceptional durability. It is finished with a high UV acrylic urethane finish, which is long lasting and can be polished. This boat has been re-spayed with new finish since new.

    With a style that is typical of Italian boats, the Portofino has a comfortable stern lounge for sunbathing. A built-in stern platform with ladder is ideal for swimming and watersports.

    • ID: ZELDA
    • Year: 2005
    • Builder: Comitti
    • Model: Portofino
    • Length: 25ft
    • Engine: MerCruiser 6.2L MPI, 300 hp
    • Trailer: None
    • Price: $125,000.00
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  • 2014 Chris Craft 28ft Launch

    2014 Chris Craft 28ft Launch Heritage Trim Edition

    $145,000.00

    2014 Chris Craft 28ft Launch Heritage Trim Edition

    $145,000.00

    2014 Chris Craft 28ft Launch Heritage Trim Edition

    Chris-Craft harkened back to their mahogany roots with the introduction in 2003 of the retro-style 28 Launch, a high-quality bowrider whose meticulous detailing and classic tumblehome stern set her well apart from anything on the market. Today, the Launch 28 is highly sought after for the unmatched performance and design.

    Built on a deep-V hull with a well-flared bow, this vessel can easily handle rougher waters. The cockpit is notable, not just for its plush Ultraleather seating and custom entertainment center, but for its simplicity and comfort as well. The wider Launch 28 includes generous fore and aft seating, with a double-wide captain’s chair that allows the driver to share the view.

    This 2014 Chris Craft 28ft Launch was purchased by the seller late in the fall of 2019 from Hideaway Yacht Sales in Michigan where it was a one owner and fresh water only boat. The seller had the boat shipped directly to Sierra Boat where it went into winter storage and was intended to be used in the Spring of 2020. Due to Covid-19 related issues, the seller was not able to use the boat for the 2020 boating season and has decided to list it for sale in the fall of 2020. A survey can be provided that was done for the seller when he purchased the boat in 2019.

    This 28 Launch is now a two-owner boat, with an extremely low 164.0 engine hours of fresh water only. The boat is powered by Twin 350 MerCruiser MAG engines with 300 hp each. The outdrives are Twin MerCruiser Bravo III and feature Bravo Three stainless steel three blade propellers.

    Features on this 2014 Chris Craft 28ft Launch include; an electric engine hatch that provides easy access to the engine compartment and bimini top, a stainless steel windshield, a pressure water system and transom shower, refrigerator, a Tecma head system with sink, anti-fouling bottom paint even though it was in fresh water only, battery charger, cockpit and bow covers, windlass stainless steel anchor, LED docking lights, selectable exhaust, stereo system with satellite radio, and much more.

    The hull paint color is Metallic Cashmere and the interior upholstery is Ivory Cream vinyl. The boat was ordered with the Heritage Trim Edition package with adds teak to the drink holders, cockpit steps, engine hatch walkover, footrests, covering boards, aft grab rails, and swim platform.

    For a new Chris Craft, equivalent to this 28 Launch, the base price starts at $250,000. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to own a fresh water, low hour, like new Chris Craft for the fraction of the cost of a new one!

    https://www.chriscraft.com/

    • Year: 2014
    • Builder: Chris Craft
    • Model: 28 Launch
    • Length: 30ft
    • Engine: Twin 350 MerCruiser MAG, 300 hp ea.
    • Trailer: None
    • Price: $145,000.00
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  • 1916 Lawley 37ft Vee Bottom Launch

    1916 Lawley 37ft Vee Bottom Launch

    $250,000.00

    1916 Lawley 37ft Vee Bottom Launch

    $250,000.00

    This is a very rare 1916 Lawley 37ft Vee Bottom Launch.

    Miami is an historical boat that was custom built by Lawley for Carl Fisher. Mr. Fisher was an American Entrepreneur and among many other things the main real estate developer of Miami Beach. Fisher needed a comfortable fast cruiser for his new playground and turned to the Lawley Boat Company to build him his custom boat.

    Miami was used in Florida and her name is a tribute to that history. Carl Fisher then sold it and shipped it to Michigan where it was used and loved for many years. The Michigan owner knew that a full restoration was due, but the cost prohibited him from proceeding. In 1986, Sierra Boat’s manager Dick Clark was shown Miami during one of his annual boat hunting trips and immediately recognized Miami as a boat worthy of a good home and a proper restoration. Miami arrived at Sierra Boat in 1987 and sat until 1990 when her current owner purchased the boat and set about formulating a restoration plan.

    The restoration project took the approach that all visible details would be as faithful as possible, but the powerplant and mechanical systems would be modern. Considering its age at the time, Miami was in remarkable shape. The restoration project started with the hull and continued with the cabin and complete deck replacement. The engine was replaced with a Chrysler 440 V8 to give it the performance needed in Lake Tahoe’s altitude. Miami made her first sea trial on Tahoe in the fall of 1995. In the summer of 1996, she was honored with the best professional restoration award at the Tahoe Concours d’Elegance.

    Miami has been stored and maintained by Sierra Boat since its Tahoe Arrival in 1987. The boat received a brand new cold molded bottom completed in the spring of 2011. All annual maintenance has been kept up with corresponding records. Miami is birthed for the summer months in a slip at Sierra Boat.

    In 1997, Classic Boating did an extensive article on Miami’s history and her 1990-1995 restoration project. Please see the pictures for the scanned version of the article as it goes into great detail. Miami is truly a one of a kind historical boat that is ready for the next chapter of her life!

    For the company history of Lawley & Sons, please click on the link: http://classicsailboats.org/george-lawley-son/

    • ID: MIAMI
    • Year: 1916
    • Builder: Lawley
    • Model: Vee Bottom Launch
    • Length: 37ft
    • Engine: Chrysler 440, 330 hp
    • Trailer: None
    • Price: $250,000.00

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  • Custom Hacker

    1928 Custom Hacker 17ft

    $75,000.00

    1928 Custom Hacker 17ft

    $75,000.00

    “Houston Girl” is a 1928 17ft 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. This Custom Hacker 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.

    https://www.woodyboater.com/blog/2010/11/30/houston-girl-a-few-days-in-the-life-of-a-lake-tahoe-show-girl/

    • ID: HOUSTON GIRL
    • Year: 1928
    • Builder: Hacker
    • Model: Custom Single Step Racing Hydroplane
    • Length: 17ft
    • Engine: Peerless 151
    • Trailer: Custom
    • Price: $75,000.00
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  • 1929 Chris Craft Commuter

    1929 Chris Craft 38ft Custom Commuter

    $250,000.00

    1929 Chris Craft 38ft Custom Commuter

    $250,000.00

    1929 Chris Craft 38ft Custom Commuter.

    The Custom Commuter was Chris Craft’s first cruiser type boat. The Commuter name comes from the use of this type of boat to “commute” from Long Island sound to Manhattan. At the time the only boats available were custom built boats and Chris Craft saw an opportunity to build a production boat to fill the demand. 65 examples were built from hull no. 5001 to no. 5065, most of them built in 1929 before the depression killed the demand. Dat-So-La-Lee is number 15 in the series.

    This 1929 Chris Craft 38ft Custom Commuter was fully restored in 1991 and has received additional work in later years. Most notably, the bottom was fully replaced with the 5200 style bottom. The engine was changed out to a modern Mercruiser 496, giving the power needed in Lake Tahoe’s altitude. The boat comes with a fully re-built Chris Craft A-120, which was the original engine used before the restoration, but is not the original engine to the boat. The original engines in 1929 were the A-70 engine of a similar design.

    The boat is very original and still has the correct head with a pull-down pull man style sink. The main modification was the conversion of double bunks to a table and benches. Otherwise, every attempt was made to retain originality throughout using the original factory drawings as a guide.

    https://www.chriscraft.com/our-story/timeline/

    • ID: DAT-SO-LA-LEE
    • Year: 1929
    • Builder: Chris Craft
    • Model: Custom Commuter
    • Length: 38ft
    • Engine: Mercruiser 496 8.1L, 385 hp
    • Trailer: None
    • Price: $250,000.00

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  • Gar Wood 25ft Triple Cockpit

    1937 Gar Wood 25ft Triple Cockpit

    $298,000.00

    1937 Gar Wood 25ft Triple Cockpit

    $298,000.00

    1937 Gar Wood 25ft Triple Cockpit.

    In 1937 Gar Wood built 267 boats, about 100 more than any other year in the 1930s. Midnight Thunder, formerly Triple Time, is one of only nine 25ft runabouts built in 1937, and one of only three 25-footers equipped with the largest engine option, the Scripps 302 V-12. The favored formula for making speedboats go fast in the 1920s and ’30s included a large displacement and low rpm power plant spinning a large propeller. The Scripps V-12 engine, model 302, original to this boat, is no exception to that formula. With a cylinder bore of 4.25 inches and a stroke of 5.25 inches, the displacement totals 894 cubic inches. The engine was said to produce 316 hp at 2,600 rpm.

    Midnight Thunder is in excellent condition. From the original Scripps V-12 engine to the period correct original pattern and color leather upholstery. A restoration was completed from 2002-2003 with wood work by Armstrong Boat Works, of Skaneateles, New York, and the engine restoration was completed by noted Scripps specialist George Shinn. The entire bottom of the boat was replaced at this time, including keel, chines, frames, and bottom planking, following Gar Wood specifications. In order to insure reliability and durability, the Scripps engine and transmission were tuned by the experts at Freedom Engine Service in the summer of 2010.

    This boat then arrived at Sierra Boat in January of 2013 and has been stored and serviced here ever since. The boat was inspected by Sierra Boat from stem to stern for the Lake Tahoe Concours d’Elgance Boat Show judging. From that inspection a few items were address for the shows with the largest item being new flooring. The engine was set up and tuned for Lake Tahoe’s high-altitude boating and a custom full waterline cover was made. In 2014 the boat was fully restored including deck, hull sides and transom. At this time the name was changed from “Triple Time” to “Midnight Thunder” in gold leaf. Miscellaneous mechanical items from the judging sheet were addressed as well.

    At the Concours d’Elgance Boat Show in Lake Tahoe, this 1937 Gar Wood 25ft Triple Cockpit won 2014 Best Gar Wood of Show, 2014 Best of Show Over 23ft, 2017 Best in Show, and 2017 Best Engine.

    • ID: MIDNIGHT THUNDER
    • Year: 1937
    • Builder: Gar Wood
    • Model: Triple Cockpit
    • Length: 25ft
    • Engine: Scripps 302 V-12
    • Trailer: Custom Dual Axle
    • Price: $298,000.00
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  • 1938 Chris Craft 25ft Clipper Cruiser

    $49,500.00

    1938 Chris Craft 25ft Clipper Cruiser

    $49,500.00

    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 $49,500.

    https://www.chriscraft.com/our-story/timeline/

    • ID: KLONDIKE
    • Year: 1938
    • Builder: Chris Craft
    • Model: Clipper Cruiser
    • Length: 25ft
    • Engine: Chris Craft K 85 hp
    • Trailer: 2006 Pacific Tandem
    • Price: $49,500.00

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  • Gar Wood

    1941 Gar Wood 25’6” Triple Cockpit Custom Runabout

    $275,000.00

    1941 Gar Wood 25’6” Triple Cockpit Custom Runabout

    $275,000.00

    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.

    https://www.thatoldboat.com/Garwood/25-6-1941-Hae-Dae-III/

    https://www.garwood.com/index.php/gar-wood-history/

    • 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: $275,000.00
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  • 1946 Gar Wood 19ft Deluxe Utility

    1946 Gar Wood 19ft Utility

    $65,000.00

    1946 Gar Wood 19ft Utility

    $65,000.00

    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 completely 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. The boat comes on a 2019 Tahoe Trailer Works tandem axle trailer. This is a unique opportunity to get into a turn key Gar Wood Utility!

    https://www.garwood.com/index.php/gar-wood-history/

    • ID: THAT TOO
    • Year: 1946
    • Builder: Gar Wood
    • Model: Deluxe Utility
    • Length: 18’6’’
    • Engine: Chrysler Crown M47 135 hp
    • Trailer: 2019 Tahoe Trailer Works, Tandem Axle
    • Price: $65,000.00

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  • 1949 Chris Craft 20ft Custom

    1949 Chris Craft 20ft Custom

    $85,000.00

    1949 Chris Craft 20ft Custom

    $85,000.00

    1949 Chris Craft 20ft Custom.

    This is hands down one of the finest boats we have listed for sale at Sierra Boat. It was fully re-constructed in 2013 by esteemed restorer Dan Nelson in Minnesota. It is essentially all new, using the correct Honduran mahogany. The boat is entirely glued construction, bottom sides and decks. In four years in California it does not have a single crack!

    20 Customs were notoriously under built and the methods used, while not traditional, are the only way to enjoy this model without the durability problems of the original. Correct color and pattern leather upholstery was done by Rod Souza. The original 158 hp Chris Craft MBL has been fully re-built.

    This 1949 Chris Craft 20ft Custom comes on a custom fitted trailer and has a full waterline cover to protect it and a custom bimini top.

    https://www.chriscraft.com/our-story/timeline/

    • ID: HUNGRY BLONDE
    • Year: 1949
    • Builder: Chris Craft
    • Model: 20 Custom
    • Length: 20ft
    • Engine: Chris Craft MBL, 158 hp
    • Trailer: 2012 Trail Rite Tandem Axle
    • Price: $85,000.00

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  • 1957 Century 18ft Arabian

    1957 Century 18ft Arabian

    $55,000.00

    1957 Century 18ft Arabian

    $55,000.00

    1957 Century 18ft Arabian.

    The 1957 Arabian is perhaps one of the best-looking Arabian’s ever built. It is estimated that 41 were produced and we have only accounted for 10 over the last 25 years. These are very rare largely because the buying public was finding utility boats, like the Resorter and Coronado, to be more usable than the traditional cockpit designs. This boat was designed to go head to head with the Chris Craft Capri. The Arabian had a great advantage over the Capri in that it was available with far more horsepower.

    This example comes with the 215 hp Ford Interceptor engine that performs well at high altitude here at Lake Tahoe. Sierra Boat did a complete restoration on this boat in the fall of 2004 and the boat has not been used since. The project started with a west system bottom for no soaking and fresh varnish all around. This boat has stunning blond Avidore decks offset by red African mahogany. The yellow and brown upholstery is the original styling and in excellent condition.

    This is a great opportunity to buy a fully restored boat at a fraction of the cost of the restoration.

    http://centuryboatclub.com/

    • ID: CF5455JX
    • Year: 1957
    • Builder: Century
    • Model: Arabian
    • Length: 18ft
    • Engine: Ford Interceptor, 215 hp
    • Trailer: None
    • Price: $55,000.00
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  • Riva Aquariva 33

    2006 Riva Aquariva 33

    $380,000.00

    2006 Riva Aquariva 33

    $380,000.00

    2006 Riva Aquariva 33

    In the 1950’s, under the leadership of Carlo Riva, the company known as Riva Yachts began to cultivate a very prestigious reputation. Because of their dedication to excellence, Riva became the epitome of elegance, craftsmanship and style in the boating world. Using only the finest materials assembled by the most skilled and experienced craftsmen, Carlo Riva built boats for kings and queens, sportsmen, and movie stars.

    A direct descendant of the most celebrated Riva of all, the mahogany Aquarama, the Aquariva carries on a boatbuilding tradition which began 168 years ago. It’s a flawless evolution of style, as the Aquariva retains that gorgeous stem-to-stern undulation of its predecessors. From the stainless-steel bow fairlead with integrated hawse to the mahogany and maple foredeck to the teak toe rails and swept windshield, it is hands down one of the world’s most elegant runabouts.

    Currently there are four versions of the Riva Aquariva 33 available; the standard Riva version, the Aquariva Super, the Aquariva Gucci, and the Aquariva by Marc Newson. All four boats are essentially the same but differ slightly in styling and details. All models come equipped with an electronically controlled two-speed gearbox which maximizes the sporting potential of the twin 380-hp Yanmar diesel engines. The engines on this vessel have less than 110.0 engine hours, which add up to a mere 10 hours per year. The agility and responsiveness of the Riva Aquariva is what makes this boat truly special, delivering fast acceleration and a top speed of up to 42 knots with a cruising speed at 36 knots. With twin engines and a bow thruster, the captain can dock this 33ft boat with ease. See http://www.riva-yacht.com

    The standard navy-blue hull sets off the dark brightwork and contrasts beautifully with the cockpit’s creamy leather and U-shaped aft bench seating. For the captain, a leather helm chair with flip-up bolster provides standing or seated comfort. The Riva Aquariva 33  features a large double berth and a discreet toilet below. For entertaining, there is a pod-style mahogany table, and a wet bar and refrigerator/ice maker. Sun worshipers will appreciate the large transom sun pad, and her swim platform has a ladder for easy water access. Another feature is the electronically activated canopy, which works like a sports car’s cabriolet top. Flip a switch and the clever Bimini top shades the helm area and U-shaped seating area.

    This Riva has been inspected and serviced by Sierra Boat, a certified Riva dealer. The exterior mahogany wood was refinished in the fall of 2018. This boat comes on a 2004 Magic Tilt triple axle trailer.

    This is a great opportunity to own an Aquariva at the fraction of the cost of a new one!

    • ID: SIP SIP
    • Year: 2006
    • Builder: Riva
    • Model: Aquariva
    • Length: 33ft
    • Engine: Twin Diesel Yanmar, 380 hp ea.
    • Trailer: 2004 Custom Magic Tilt
    • Price: $380,000.00

    https://www.riva-yacht.com/en-us/Models/Photo-Gallery/2-22-38-PUB/Riva-Aquariva-Super

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  • 2015 Pedrazzini Special 34

    2015 Pedrazzini 34ft Special

    $525,000.00

    2015 Pedrazzini 34ft Special

    $525,000.00

    This is a very rare 2015 Pedrazzini 34ft Special.

    Pedrazzini makes boats that harmoniously blend Mediterranean allure and Swiss precision with the elegant design of the 1950s. They are crafted from the most exquisite materials with great skill and extreme patience. Pedrazzini has been committed to the art of boatbuilding for over 100 years. As in the good old days, the company’s mahogany runabouts are crafted by hand. Step by step, the individual elements are meticulously finished and assembled. It can take up to nine months to complete a single runabout. Each boat that leaves the yard reflects Pedrazzini’s dedication to quality, attention to detail, and flair for timelessly elegant styling.

    The Special runabout is the most elegant way for mahogany to caress water. With its 34ft in length, the Special is Pedrazzini’s largest runabout. It is a majestic craft that accelerates with power and poise. The Special V-shaped hull assures sensational handling. This runabout tracks true even at high speeds and in the tightest of turns. A rich complement of appealing and carefully crafted amenities creates an exclusive on-board ambiance.

    The Pedrazzini featured here was purchased new by the owner and was shipped from Switzerland. It has only been used on Lake Tahoe and has only been serviced by Sierra Boat Company. Like the more famous Riva Aquarama, the Pedrazzini Special is a highly crafted mahogany boat that is perfectly suited for Lake Tahoe.

    A video from Pedrazzini showing their boats in action!

    http://www.pedrazziniboat.com/video.html

    Pedrazzini Special brochure:

    http://www.pedrazziniboat.com/fileadmin/dateien/pdf/special_broschuere_2008.pdf

    • ID: ENCHANTED
    • Year: 2015
    • Builder: Pedrazzini
    • Model: Special
    • Length: 34ft
    • Engine: Twin MerCrusier 8.2L DTS
    • Trailer: None
    • Price: $525,000.00
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  1. Hey Mac . Congratulations.
    I would like more info on Chris craft if you get a chance .Also are there any Chris Craft boat shows coming soon