Chris-Craft 42 Constellation
Chris-Craft 42 Constellation for sale | 42'0" | 1964 | 2x petrol 350hp | Wood Construction | Semi-Displacement underwater profile | 4 sleeping berths | Boat REF# 245536
|Lying||Bellevue, WA USA - Shown by Appointment|
|Fuel capacity||200.0 USG Total - 2 Tanks|
|Holding tank capacity||20.0 USG Total - 1 Tanks|
|Engine||2 x gasoline 350hp|
|Engine make and model||Crusader 454 (1991)|
|Engine Hours||Engine1: 646 engine2: 650|
|Prop(s)||Bronze 3 blade|
|Fuel consumption (approx)||Not Recorded|
|Cruising speed (approx)||8 knots|
|Max speed (approx)||20 knots|
The Crusader 454 gas engines are clean and with low hours. The engine room is clean and orderly. With the electronic ignition these engines start instantly. A new exhaust manifold and new exhaust elbows were installed in 2016. The Kohler 8KW generator is located in this space.
• Eight AGM batteries (2013)
• Centaur battery charger
• Aqua Meter Ensign 735B digital engine synchronizer
• Full classic Chris Craft engine instrumentation console
• Xintex fuel vapor monito
12 volt, 8 batteries charged by: engine, shore power Kohler generator
This boat features the level of quality in construction that Chris-Craft was famous for. The plank on frame v-bottom hull is bronze fastened. The decks are plywood with teak overlay and in excellent condition. The paint quality is as new. Classic Chris-Craft stanchions and designed metal work shows throughout the exterior.
Fuel tanks are galvanized steel.
Two plastic and one SS water tank, capacity not known.
|Total # of berths||4|
|No. of double berths||1|
|No. of single berths||2|
|Heads||2 heads (Electric)|
|Pressurised water system|
|Hot water system|
The interior of this classic Chris-Craft is in excellent condition and tastefully decorated. Original features are notable throughout the boat.
Enter the main saloon from the helm station through a mahogany door and down a few stairs. The door features a hinged opening for ventilation. The saloon features a very large L-shaped settee to starboard and a mirrored bureau to port with the entertainment center. Flooring is wood laminate in the boat interior. Forward of this area is the classic Chris-Craft galley. The refrigerator features a mahogany door and this integrates with the galley cabinetry. A sink and storage compartments with frosted glass are to port. A three burner electric stove is to starboard. Forward of the galley is the guest cabin and marine head compartment. Authentic fixtures and lighting complement the cabin spaces. The guest cabin features an offset single berth and seating area.
From the main saloon a stairway to port leads to the master suite. A queen berth is located to starboard with a settee to port in this compartment. The settee forms a single berth. Mahogany cabinetry complements the master suite. A marine head compartment with separate shower stall is to starboard in the master suite cabin.
• Cabin heating with Red Dot type engine heater and portable electric heaters.
• Torrid 10 gallon water heater.
• Four large opening windows and nine opening ports
• Magic Chef electric stove and oven
• Adler Barbor refrigerator
• Two electric marine toilets by Master Flush all hard
plumbed to the holding tank.
• Toaster oven
• LCD Television
3 burner electric Stove
• Sandpiper SL Speed-Log
• Sea-Temp sea temperature gauge
• Regency Polaris VHF
• Sandpiper DL Depth Indicator
• Impulse 2831 Fishfinder
• Standard MP5100014 Loud Hailer with Marine Signaling
• GE 40 Channel CB Radio
• Ships bell
Electric Ideal windlass
(Danforth (2), Plow (1))
200'0" of chain
Avon dinghy (unknown year)
25hp outboard, Honda, Short shaft (unknown year)
2 bilge pumps (0 manual / 2 electric)
This boat is an authentic example of a Chris-Craft Constellation that has been preserved in excellent condition by thoughtful and attentive owners. There are unique design details throughout the boat including the helm instrumentation, the chrome railings and stanchions, the frosted glass on mid-century style storage compartments, and the exterior cabin lines and features. Mechanically the boat starts right up and the Crusader engines run with smooth authority. If you have been looking for an authentic Chris-Craft Connie that is ready to show and go, you've found it here in this fine vessel.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.