Chris-Craft 36 Constellation Express
Stunning Classic Chris-Craft
Chris-Craft 36 Constellation Express for sale | 36'0" | 1960 | 2x petrol 310hp | Wood Construction | Semi-Displacement underwater profile | 5 sleeping berths | Boat REF# 241174
|Fuel capacity||175.0 USG Total - 2 Tanks|
|Water capacity||40.0 USG Total - 1 Tanks|
|Holding tank capacity||30.0 USG Total - 1 Tanks|
|Engine||2 x gasoline 310hp|
|Engine make and model||Chevy Vortec 350 (2007)|
|Engine Hours||Engine1: 450 engine2: 450|
|Prop(s)||Bronz 3 blade|
|Fuel consumption (approx)||10.0 USG /hour At Cruising Speed|
|Cruising speed (approx)||18 knots|
|Max speed (approx)||28 knots|
The modern Chevy Vortec 350 engines were more recently rebuilt and have about 450 hours since rebuild. There are about 350 hours on the Paragon p34 transmissions. Recent new engine parts include 4" exhaust manifolds, mufflers and a heat exchanger. There are receipts for all work done by this seller.
Both the 12 volt and the 120 systems have been recently rewired. All 120 receptacles are GFCI protected.
12 volt, 4 batteries charged by: engine, shore power
The fuel and water tanks are original steel and appear in good condition. The holding tank is plastic.
The method of construction is carvel-planked, batten-seamed mahogany with double planked underbody that is quilted fastened. Re-fastened with bronze in 2011.
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|Total # of berths||5|
|No. of double berths||2|
|No. of single berths||1|
|Heads||1 heads (Electric)|
|Pressurised water system|
|Hot water system|
Starting all the way forward is the V-berth cabin with access to the anchor locker and open storage below. The cushions and upholstery are attractive and comfortable. The side walls are varnished mahogany panels and the overhead is vinyl. The floor is varnished teak and holly. Aft and to port is the head, counter and sink and aft in the head is a shower enclosure. To starboard is the galley with sink and counter with microwave and Norcold under-counter refrigerator. There are two small drawers and storage below the sink. Aft to port is the convertible dinette with table and seating for four and to starboard is a single settee. All the interior surfaces are clean and attractive.
Up three steps to the aft deck with the helm to port and seating to starboard. The helm features controls for the center window opening, a beautiful rebuilt instrument panel, and full access to navigation instruments. Aft of the helm is a social area with movable table and chairs. The entire aft deck is enclosed for protection from the sun or rain. The attention to proper detail and the upgrades make this a very desirable boat.
The holding tank with tank watch and the Masterflush head are new.
Lowrance LMS GPS
VHF Radio is Standard Horizon
Electric Lewmar concept windlass
50'0" of chain
150'0" of rode
The anchor has chain to rode of estimated length. The chain near the anchor is of stainless steel.
|Carbon Monoxide detector|
2 bilge pumps (0 manual / 2 electric)
This 1960 36 Constellation Express represents Chris-Craft at its finest. This boat did win the "People's Choice" award in the 2011 local Chris-Craft Rendezvous. From the gleaming varnished mahogany, polished chrome details, flawless teak deck, to the modern engines you will find this a true classic that will bring years of pride and joy. Current additions and improvements in part include new plastic holding tank, new head, full cockpit enclosure, new starter, electronic ignition, transmissions rebuilt, exhaust elbows and mufflers, new granite counter tops.
Anyone who is at all attracted to classic Chris-Crafts can't help but be drawn to this lovely lady.
(special note: in the video this boat is identified as a 38' Chris Craft but in fact it is a 36' and there is no "privacy door to the V-berth which also is mentioned.)
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.