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48' Chris-Craft Convertible

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Boat Name: 48' Chris-Craft Convertible
Year: 1985
Price: 379000
Located in Newport Beach, CA
Hull Material: Fiberglass
Engine/Fuel Type: Twin diesel

Two staterooms and 2 heads plus watch berth. 2015-2018 Refit including new paint, teak decks, hard top enclosure, new generator, davit, mechanical service and custom interior.  Must see to appreciate.  Owner moving up to larger boat.  *See video!

Additional Specs, Equipment And Information:

Boat Name

48' Chris-Craft Convertible


Total Power: 1300HP

Engine 1:
Engine Brand: GM
Engine Model: GM
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Location: Port
Engine Hours: 1110
Engine Power: 650 HP

Engine 2:
Engine Brand: GM
Engine Model: GM
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Location: Starboard
Engine Hours: 1110
Engine Power: 650 HP

Cruising Speed: 18 knots
Maximum Speed: 27 knots


15.75 ft


Water Tanks: (200 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: (1125 Gallons)
Black Water Tanks: (40 Gallons)


Number of cabins: 3
Number of heads: 2


Builder: Chris Craft
Designer: A. Nordtvedt
Hull Shape: Modified Vee


Enter the salon through a custom aft door that opens to the entire back deck. The salon has two large sofas each side of the salon with a custom table. Varnished interior cabinetry is all refinished with slide open windows port and starboard. The electrical panel is to port of the companionway. Direct TV and stereo. There are black out curtains, lights behind the valance, carpeted sole and teak & holly. Forward of the sofa to starboard is the galley with new counter tops, stainless steel sink and custom cabinets. 

Down three carpeted steps to port are two over under berths, a hanging locker with shelf and magazine rack, and an opening port.  Forward to starboard is the Master Stateroom with queen size berth with storage below, mirrored bulkhead, hanging locker with louver door and a Bowmar hatch overhead. Owner's Head is forward with a stall shower with glass door, sink built into counter with single lever faucet, vacu-flush marine toilet with Sealand SX12L holding tank monitor, mirror, cabinets and towel rack.  Forward to port is the Guest Head with stall shower, vacu-flush toilet, sink, cabinet and mirror.  Continuing forward is another Guest Stateroom with two berths, hanging locker, Bowmar hatch and opening port.

From the salon aft to the spacious cockpit. There is a backing station to port with engine controls, bait tank, storage in the step with cross over fuel valves, lockers port and starboard under combing, tackle center, Frigidaire cockpit freezer, fresh and salt water, 2 rod holders, 7 rod holders set into combing, transom door opens to swim step, and a stainless ladder with teak steps up to flybridge.

The tournament bridge has helm and navigator seats, and a bench seat forward of the helm with storage below. There are lockers forward in the brow. Helm has complete engine gauges and controls. 


  • Stone counters and storage area
  • Teak & holly sole
  • GE Range induction 4-burner stove
  • GE Advantium oven
  • Stainless sink with single lever faucet
  • U-Line stainless steel refrigerator freezer (port side) (2)
  • Breville toaster oven
  • Breville coffee maker


  • Custom AC/DC panel
  • 12 & 24 volt DC and 110 & 220 volt AC systems
  • Electrical panel with circuit breakers - AC volt & amp gauges
  • Northern Lights 20KW generator (123 hours 4/2019)
  • Panda PM380P generator (155 hours 4/2019)
  • Magnum inverter 
  • New LED lighting
  • Cruisair air conditioning
  • AC outlets throughout
  • Sea Recovery water maker
  • Electric bilge & water pumps
  • Electric hot water heater
  • LED deck lights
  • Navigation lights
  • Remote spot light
  • Dockside power cord

Electronics and Navigation

  • Furuno Nav Net 15" (2)
  • Simrad AP50 autopilot
  • Icom IC-M604
  • Side power bow thruster
  • ACR search light
  • Custom flybridge panel
  • VDO gauges
  • Fusion stereo throughout
  • Overhead speakers
  • 50" Flat screen
  • Direct TV HD
  • GE TV in master stateroom

Deck and Hull

  • WC 1600 lb. Brower davit with power rotation
  • Fiberglass modified V-hull with cored hull sides
  • Ideal heavy duty electric windlass with up & down deck switch and helm control
  • Stainless anchor
  • Large teak bow pulpit & foredeck chain locker
  • Foredeck washdown system
  • New paint & non-skid (2017)
  • Stainless bow pulpit, stanchions and hand rails - custom C-Fab
  • Two bow, two stern and four midship mooring cleats
  • Stainless cradle dinghy chocks on foredeck 
  • Dinghy chocks
  • Tournament flybridge with bimini and full enclosure
  • Two Pompanette helm chairs
  • Bow storage deck boxes


  • Custom hardtop & stainless frame - C-FAB
  • Custom hardtop with enclosure
  • JBL speakers
  • Fusion stereo
  • Forward seating with tournament helm
  • Angler's Specialty outriggers


  • Side Power bow thruster and engine controls
  • Rudder angle indicator at backing station
  • Fresh & salt water washdown
  • Cockpit awning - stainless frame
  • Varnished teak cap rail
  • Fiberglass built-in bait tank
  • Gaggenau electric BBQ 
  • Teak cockpit
  • Transom door opens to teak swim step with stainless swim ladder
  • Stainless ladder with teak steps to flybridge - custom
  • Teak transom


  • Custom flybridge dash with built-in electronics
  • Upgraded extended larger trim tabs
  • Dripless shaft seals
  • Electric oil change system
  • 400 watt block heaters with thermostat control
  • Walker air separators

Recent Upgrades and Additions 2015-2018

  • New Bow thruster
  • Haul out, sand hull, primer and epoxy, bottom paint
  • Replace cutlass bearings, bilge pumps, rebed swimstep
  • Stainless steel swimstep staple bars
  • New outriggers
  • New gas shocks and ladder for engine room
  • Paint flybridge - complete
  • Sand and paint decks
  • Remove and rebed windows and frames
  • Paint house - complete
  • New 1600# Davit with power rotation and custom paint
  • Bait tank
  • Bait tank lights
  • New davit
  • New Teak decks
  • New Fresh water tanks
  • Add teak on transom
  • New electronics transducer
  • New batteries
  • New Canvas and flybridge enclosure
  • New inverter
  • New 16kw Northern Lights generator
  • New headliner
  • New Refrigerator
  • Entertainment system
  • New fire system
  • Mechanical service


Two staterooms and 2 heads plus watch berth. 2015-2018 Refit including new paint, teak decks, hard top enclosure, new generator, davit, mechanical service and custom interior.  Must see to appreciate.  Owner moving up to larger boat.


All personal gear; loose items; galley gear; CD's; charts; fishing equipment; tools; spare parts; supplies & items not specifically listed on equipment list specifications sheet.


The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

Contact Sean Oates (714-642-5230) or Brian Hovey (714-501-5405) for additional information and your viewing appointment, also at 949-675-8092 (office).  *See recent video!

Contact Chuck Hovey Yachts, Inc..

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717 Lido Park Drive, Suite A
Newport Beach, CA 92663 United States
Tel 949-675-8092
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