Words cannot fully describe the amenities throughout this fine Yacht. She is as original as one can get! and show-room condition. If you love the boating of yesteryear and want style, luxury with class, this Chris Craft Constellation 57' Motor Yacht is just Awesome. She has been in the Great Lakes all of her life, and the same owner for 45 years, used on a regular bases by a avid wood boat collector. Includes new All-grip paint, Rewiring, Planking, Decking, all is just the last few years.
Up for Sale is a Stunning Classic 1964 Chris-Craft Constellation, Same owner for the last 45 years in his wooden boat collection. One of the Great Yachts of the day, the 57' Connie shows as a bright stat, "When the history of American recreational yachts is written, this boat will have to stand out as the Queen of the Great Boats; Her success is due to her exceptional ride and speed, she is a classic among classics. Admiring glances follow as this classic enduring beauty glides by. The senses of sight and hearing are excited. She is well built; it took twelve weeks or nearly 4,000 hours to build a 57' Connie.
This vessel is brokered out of the SuperBrokers of Traverse City Office, She is located in Charievoix MI; Contact Carl W. Knaack Sr. Central listing Agent for this Yacht at TC Office 23 922-3002, or Cell 231 357-8913, Dave sales office 231 922-3002, for an appointment or additional information on this listing.
Dimensions LOA 57ft, Beam 15ft, Maximum Draft 4 ft 5 in, Displacement 46500 lbs, Bridge Clearance 15 ft 8 in.
Fresh water tanks; 200 gallons, Fuel tanks two 230 gallon, plus two 80 gallon, total fuel on board 720 gal. Holding tank50 gallons.
She is powered by twin Detroit GM Diesels 8V71's Model; 7082-3000 8V-9885, cUBIC INCHES; 567.5, they generate 320hp each at 2440 rpm's, Tramissions are Alison, Model M201, Exhaust; Wet type, Genset; Onan 4 cylinder diessl; Model; 15.0 MDJF - 3 CR/2268 AB, Hours; app. 1400, output; 15kw, 120/240 180 rpm's, Cooling closed, strainer, She Complies with all the USCG, ABYC, and NFPA standards. Fuel Tanks; are welded rectangle aluminum (5052),
New teak decking in 2009, Large teak swim platform, Refitted hatches, Aft deck boarding door, Stainless Steel Bow Rails, Stainless Steel Cleats, New custom made Helm Seating, Self bailing cockpit, New Windless 2010, Anchor; 3 anchors stowed on bow deck in chocks with the largest at 60 lb. CQR anchor ready on the bow pulpit with SS roller with chain and 1" 3-strand nylon rope and chain stopper. 1 Danforth 45 lb; 1 Danforth 35 lb; Windlass; with foot control, 6 -9 person inflatable lift raft, Model "Switlik" 6000131 Mounted on pilot house top in hard case, Air Horns; 3 large chrome "Ships Kahlenburg" , Model T-3 with engine driven compressor and air tank, 2 electic horns, electic fog horn and hailer "Standard LH10", 8" brass ships bell, 1 Mile "RAY" ships spotlight, New teak Bow Pulpit 2010 $14,000. 1 "David White" compass with deviation card, 1 digital "Ritchie"compass, 1 stateroom bulkhead mounted compass.
6 Automatic Bilge Pumps, AC/DC System, Aft deck, salon, galley, lighting, Inverter, 4 X l-8 - 8D batteries for house in engine room, 2 banks of batteries for starting, DC lighting is 12V, Breaker panels, Battery Charger 1 - 32 VDC, 20 amp, "Lamarche" Marine type, 1 - 12 VDC, 20 amp "Lamarche", , Custom working search Light over sized, Custom working Air-Horns over sized, Shore Power 50amp / 2 30amp, Macerator, 6 Automatic Bilge Pumps.
VHF with antennae newhas 2, Furuno Navnet GPS, Radar 78 mile, GP 50, Furuno Chart piltr. /GPS with C-maps; and Auto Pilot all new in 2012,
Full size original refrigerator / freezer completely refurbished, Princess 3 burner electric stove top, 110V 10 Gal water heater, Double sink, Dinette seating for four, Ample storage,
Vessel Specifications; Height; 10, - 4", Freeboard Fore; 92", Aft; 67", Propulsion; T Diesels - Detroit GM's, Horsepower; 672, Aux. Light Plant; 15W, Props; 3-blade bronze like new, Bronze shafts, There are new spare shafts and props mounted in the bilge area. She is stored in cold inside storage all her life always been in the Great Lakes, Northern Michigan, New bottom paint 2012, Hull in Awl grip, She has been Hull refastened, Rewired, Re-plumbed,
She has 4 staterooms, Complete galley, full size refrigerator, Large dinette seats 4, Very large sun-deck, The main salon is large for entertaining,
From 2005 to 2010;...Entire bottom sand blasted clean to bare wood, 15,000 silicone bronze replaced using same size or next size longer, Butt block fasteners also checked and updated as needed, Palnk replaced on stbd. side at the lower splash rail, Sid planks - 3 up from chines and 1 down below chime had seams reefed out, all cleaned, restuffed and recaulked and repainted, bilge cleaned, frames cleaned, Varnish redone on going is mint,
2009 / 1210,....Strip and re-fasten topsides to waterline, Fill bungs with famowood, sand flat and fair, Seal with Smiths penetrating epoxy sealer, prime with Smiths epoxy Imterlux. primer, Remove vinyl from fwd. cabintop, repair surface and apply dynel fabric, with epoxy, paint with Interlux. Remove and re-fasten splash rails, Remove and replace exterior teak decking and approx, 4" of sub deck on fore deck, Update life raft, Replace master shower wall sufaces and repair/refinish shower pan, out side prep and varnih all exterior brite work 3 coats,
2010/2011;....Replace garboard planks (next to keel) aft and midships on both sides of boat, Replace keel bolts, Strip transom varnish, remove bungs and re-fasten then refinish,
2011 / 2012;...Sand and repaint all pilot house 2 coats with Interlux, enamel, Varnish exterior brite work,
2014;...replace all 32 volt batteries.
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