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1960 Chris-Craft Ski Boat


We're seeing a lot more of these popular Ski-Boats coming out of storage and into the restoration shop as their value continues to increase and people realize what fun boats they are. The owner of this boat, however, uses this boat on a regular basis in the summer and does not leave her in storage for a future season. The bottom was just plain shot and the bilge pumps could no longer keep up. The finish was also beginning to show its age from the many years of use and spending time in the sun.

Our job is to replace the old, worn out bottom with a new 5200 and a complete refinish. He removed most of the hardware and will put those items back on himself later.

This boat is not exactly correct from a originality standpoint, but even so she turned out quite nice and the modified interior works quite well.