1966 Chris Craft Sea Skiff (SOLD)

Item ID 1273
Category Fleet
Model Number Corinthian Sport Cruiser
Asset ID 12K-082
Manufacturer Chris Craft
Condition Code Good Used Condition
UOM Each
Quantity 0
Division AEP - Appalachian
Condition Code Good Used Condition
Short Equipment/Material Description 1966 Chris Craft Sea Skiff

1966 Chris Craft 32ft. Sea Skiff - Corinthian Sport Cruiser.

Purchased new - one owner    
Two (2) 185 HP 283 FL-15 Chevy V-8 engines; both original 
 Port engine has 1985 hours; overhauled at 1240 hours 
 Starboard engine has 2036 hours; overhauled at 1298 hours
Carter 4 barrel carburetors    
Electronic ignition conversions    
Paragon HF7 transmissions with RA 15 reduction gears 
Two (2) 60 gallon fuel tanks    
Four (4) 6-V NAPA commercial batteries - 2 each side  
Drive shaft's packings show slight leaking   
Interior needs varnish     
Upholstery is in good shape    
Floors need refinishing    
Bottom needs cleaning - repainted in 2007   
Original console, gauges, controls and steering wheel  
Original trim tabs     
One (1) swimmers ladder    
Seats eleven comfortably    
Contains head 
Has always been regularly maintained - oil changes, filter changes, tune ups, etc.
Trailer not included     
Always stored in boat house    

The following repairs were done in 2007:
Replaced the rotted bottom plank on transom with a 3/4" thick mahogany board.
Repaired the center upright frame and battens and related rotten wood on transom frame.
Removed steering, rudder boxes and struts. Remove 11 rotten oak ribs and all supporting wood between ribs and transom frame. Installed new white oak ribs and new supporting lumber for struts and rudder boxes.
Replaced several planks, and ribs and repainted the bottom and varnished the transom.

In August of 2007 the boat won Best Preserved and Most Original boat awards in the 17th annual Antique boat show on Smith Mt. Lake.

Chris Craft boat is located at Smith Mountain Lake in Virginia and is sold "as is, where is".

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An appraisal survey was conducted on August 8, 2012 by a certified appraiser.

The appraisal market value is listed as $11,000.
Offers of $11,000 and higher will be considered, at this time.

The following items were listed as Remarks and Recommendations on the appraisal report:
Some rips were noted in the vinyl overlay on the bulwark decks.
The starboard stern quarter shows damage from an impact.
The deck just outside of the forward cabin feels like the plywood is delaminating from water damage.
Alternator and starter solenoids should have insulation boots installed on their positive posts.
The discharge hose on the bilge pump needs to be replaced it has a hole in the hose at the pump.
The sea valve for the water supply to the head should be double hose clamped at the fitting.
The stuffing boxes should be tightened or repacked.
Covers should be installed on the battery boxes.
The spot light bulb needs to be installed in the spot light.
The flares are out of date and should be replaced with new flares.

The Condition Rating is listed as a "5" on the appraisal report.
GOOD-AVERAGE: (5-6) Clean, saleable condition, attractive inside and out. Mechanically sound, early to mid-time on mechanicals and electronics. Minor repairs necessary.