Vintage Bros Boat Sales is excited to offer this stunning 1948 Chris Craft Deluxe hull # R-17-1593. It has been restored to a very high standard and would be a contender to win awards at any antique boat show.

The value in this vessel is that it's turn-key and easy to use. Nothing needs to be done; its ready for family fun and/or the show circuit.

At Vintage Bros we are classic boat enthusiasts first and boat brokers second. We love helping buyers and sellers fulfill their dreams of antique boat ownership. We would ourselves love to own any of the boats we sell!!


This boat is gorgeous! The plank seams are tight and highly figured, and the finish is stunning. It's presents as if it were floating furniture! The hull bottom has been replaced professionally in the 3M 5200 method and requires no soak up. The covering boards and king plank are walnut- stained and are simply beautiful. This boat also comes with a custom cover.


It interior is beautiful in it's bright red configuration and was installed in 2014 and shows as if it were new. The steering wheel is free from pitting and gouges and the instuments show clear faces and also appear as new.


The power plant is a standard 'K' series 95 hp unit. It has been professionally maintained and purrs like a kitten. It has been updated with Petronix ignition and runs smooth and strong. It rides on a 2014 Majic Tilt, single axle, aluminum trailer made especially for the hull of this boat. It tows well at city and highway speeds.


No dispointments here. This boat offers the next owner, ease of use, beauty and bragging rights at any boat show. Call Jim at 513 678 9379. 


1948 Chris Craft 17' Deluxe

  • Vintage Bros Boat Sales always recommends that any prospective purchaser either inspect the boat themselves or hire a third-party inspector to examine the boat as a contingency of purchase. Once these things are completed to the buyer's satisfaction the sale becomes final. It is the buyers right  to waive all inspections. If a buyer choose to go this route they bare full responsibility for the choice made regarding the condition of the boat.

  • Vintage Bros. Boat Sales  is happy to help in any prospective purchaser coordinate shipping. However, shipping is ultimately the responsibility of the purchaser not only in coordination but in payment of the service.