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Vintage Bros Boat Sales is excited to offer this beautiful 1949 Chris Craft Special Runabout for sale! Hull # SR-17-1069 was the 28th boat produced in the series of 726 total from 1949-1952. This beautiful classic has been restored to a high degree and will turn heads everywhere it appears!

Show winner? You be the judge! No disapointments here!!

At Vintage Bros we are antique and classic boat lovers first and boat brokers second. We love what we do and would love to own any of the boats we sell. We pair buyers and sellers together for the love of vintage boats.


A cold-molded no-soak bottom was installed on this boat in 2015 by the previous owner who was employed in boat restoration.  This was his personal boat. The hull side planks and deck were taken down to wood, stained, sealed, with many coats of varnish applied afterwards. The finish is to die for!!


The original interior on this boat was black and yellow tolex from the factory. It was replaced with Hunter Green vinyl. Having seen the original, I can tell you that the dark green is a signifiacant improvement! The steering wheel looks new and gauges show clear, with easy to read faces.


The 'K' series engine is original to the boat and was rebuilt in 2007 by CD's Engine Service in Hudsonville, MI. It purrs like a kitten at idle and pulls strong through the RPM range. It's a light weight boat and operates beautifully with this power plant. The boat comes with a C-Hawk single axle trailer that was built for the boat. The trailer has spent most of it's life in a garage protected from the elements and appears new.


Wow what a find! This is a turn-key boat that could hold it's own at any boat show.
Once you see it I think you will agree. Call Jim @ 513 678 9379. 

1949 Chris Craft Special Runabout

  • 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. 

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