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Chris Craft Vendors

The following is a list of vendors for older Chris Craft stuff. I don't guarantee the phone numbers or if they still provide the service they say. If you let me know, I'll modify the list on the next update. An asterisk means I have dealt with them before. Be sure to mention this page if you call someone on the list.
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Antique & Classic Boat Society* Pre-war boat info, Boat Museum, and newsletter. Call 315/686-4104.

The PacificNorthwest Chapter has awesome links for people trying to build. Note: Chris Craft has given the number as 315/686-2628. (Update 2/21/02)

Anitique Boat AmericaOn-line marketplace designed to bring together those wishing to sell or trade their antique, classic, or used boat with those looking to buy.

Antique Boat Center—Great selection of antique boats for sale. Performs all manner of restorations and bottom replacement. Restoration supplies.

Antique Boat Museum—Prewar boat info, 315/686-4104.

California Classic Boats—Restoration parts, deck hardware, investment castings, and much more;
562/ 494-8482.

Canvas—Holland Awning used to supply canvas for many Holland Michigan built boats from the 1980's.
That ended not too long ago. Here's an updated report from one of our intrepid site visitors:
Thank you ever so much for researching the Holland, Mich connection. The number you gave me, led to another number of a separate business (they sold out all the patterns and materials too), who is a person by the name of Joyce Kortman@616/399-3226.

Certified Parts—800/356-0777.

Chris Craft Antique Boat Club—Classic boat info, restoration information, archives through 1972
as of 9/15/98, 850/224-2628. Note: Chris Craft has given the number as 904/224-2628.

Chris Craft Boats—941/351-4900.

Chris Craft Commander Club—A not-for-profit club created to inform, enrich and enlighten owners of the fine fiberglass classic motor vessels built by Chris Craft from 1964 to 1972.

Chris Craft Commander Forum—A photo and technical reference file for the original fiberglass Chris Craft Commanders and related boating issues.

Chris Craft Engine Parts*—Danny Cook-former engineer CC Engine Div, great supply of parts and expertise 740/446-3339.

Chris Craft Industries—1960 thru 1970 Chris Craft Models 305/946-4000.
CC Outboard Motor Parts: Les Holland, 313/794-2819 or Ron, 313/765-4651.

Chris Craft Outboard Parts—A wealth of material for the Chris Craft outboard motor lover.

Chris Craft Roamer Club—Dedicated to that past and future classic, the Roamer.

Craft-Parts.com—Your source for used and rare, remanufactured and reproduction marine parts for boats built before 1966.

Chuck Kelley's Classic Boat Instruments—Instrument Rebuilding, 916/922-3003.

Classic Marine—Antique Boat restorer also builds modern "Classic Boats".

Dave Brandenstein owns a 1956 35' Roamer and has older CC Parts.

Dumas—Chris Craft model boats

E. James Mertaugh Classic Boats—Classic boat sales and restoration, classic parts for CC, Hacker, Century, etc. 906/484-2238.

Federal Propeller*—Prop info and sizing 616/452-6946. These folks know how to translate the old Chris Craft Propeller codes into prop sizes.

Fox River Valley Boat Company—Sales of antique Chris Crafts, restoration of boats and motors.

GCP*—Custom match gelcoat colors, 206/781-1162.

General Propeller*—Propellers and shafting, 941/748-1527.

Great Lakes Power Products—Paragon parts and info 216/951-5111.
Note: Chris Craft has given the number as 219/951-1527.

GS ProductsSuppliers of chain, wire rope and marine fittings.

HF Arch Co.—Fabrication of radar arches, 317/546-8911.

Harpurs Marine Engine has tons of Chris Craft engine parts especially 6 and 8 cylinder, some hull parts. Web page coming soon. 502 West C Street Wilmington, CA 90744, phone 310/830-0693, fax 310/830-7080.

Hoffmaster's On-line Boating Store

Hudley Boats—Restorations, 817/497-6024.

Hudley Boat Company—Classic Chris Craft boat parts, boats, 940/453-6024.
After 6PM call 940/387-2302.

Johnny's Boat Propeller Service—Recommended to Joe DeFranco of Norwalk, Conn. by Marine Machine. They evidently gave said surfer a lot of help with a prop for his 1967 Commander. 17307 East Warren Avenue Detroit, Michigan 48224-2215 or call 313/885-7446.

LaPointe's Classic Boat Boat and Motor*—Buys and sells classic Chris Craft mahogany runabouts and Chris Craft engines. About 15 boats all at one location, 1930's through 1960's. Project boats and water-ready models in stock. Delivery available. Website has large color pictures of entire inventory. Phone 952/471-3300.

LPX Services*—Underwater gear, hardware, Roamer info 941/795-0292.

Macatawa Bay Boat Works—Restorers and brokers of Antique watercraft including Chris Crafts.

MarineEngine.com—Free photo classified ads for marine engines. Inboard, outboard, gas, and diesel. Fast, easy, free, and effective way to buy or sell your engine or parts.

Marine Machine—Shafting, 313/886-2250.

Marine Sales and Repair*—Engine parts, underwater gear, instruments, lots of misc parts all years 313/468-0937. Note: Chris Craft has given the number as 313/886-2250.

Marine Surplus—1980's sportboat parts, 941/758-3552.

Mariners' Museum—CC archives, hull cards, photographs, production drawings, at least through early 1980's. Contact Jerry Conrad at 757/591-7785 or fax 757/591-7310. Great for original plans to boats, etc. Newport News, VA. Note: Chris Craft has given the number as 757/595-0368.

Midwest Marine—CC engine parts, 313/778-8950.

Mini Craft*—Custom matching gelcoat, 941/688-6591.

Nat Hammond Vintage Marine Sales Literature—Specializes in original sales catalogs, brochures, price lists, owner's manuals for Chris Craft and other brands. PO Box 154, S. Bristol, ME 04568. Phone 207/644-8755, fax 207/644-8753, or you can email Nat Hammond directly!!!

Nautilus Restorations in South Carolina—a full service vintage boat restoration shop, located in western South Carolina, which restores, remodels and/or customizes wood and fiberglass antique, classic and vintage boats.

Old Time Boat Co.—Complete boat restorations, parts and supplies, instrument restoration, 352/385-0008. Note: Chris Craft has given the number as 941-351-9298.

OldBoat.com—Free photo classified ads for any pre-1970 powerboat or parts. Antique, historic, classic, or just an old boat. Post and edit your own ad.

OldMarineEngine.com—Research, discussion, and classified for collectors of antique inboard marine engines pre-1940. Engine manufacturers histories, advertisements, and engine catalogs.

Pat Powell—Instrumentation repair (updated 3/4/04) 1405 Thatcher Avenue, River Forest, Il 60305.
Thanks to Marc from Traverse City, Michigan 708/209-1487.

Prior Boats—Local and international 813/784-1396. Toll-free in U.S. 800/282-6390 or 800/226-4875, fax 813/785-9358. Prior Boat Builders has done several major buyouts over the years including Amby Distributor of Miami and Marine Engine Distributors of Chamblee, GA, that contribute to stocking over 2500 different Chris Craft part numbers. The majority of the parts are for 283 model and newer engines. Prior Boat Builders accepts MasterCard and VISA. Call sometime and ask for Harvey.

Red Wing Charter Service—Dave Bilhman, 616/352-4894. Variety of CC Parts.

Regal Floor PaintWhether you are a boat owner who takes to the water occasionally as a hobby, or a seasoned sailor who’s at home on the high seas, you will need to take care of your vessel.

Riptide Enterprises—Restoration, broker: 941/839-4309.

qualityrestorations.com can recast the Chris Craft banjo steering wheels in the original marble pattern for the 5 wire banjos or the bright white for the 4 wire banjos.

Sailorman—New and used Chris Craft equipment. Recommended by one of my customers. 954/522-6716, fax 954/760-7686, or you can email.

S&S Propeller—Propeller info and sizing, 718/359-3393.

Sea Cure Technology*—Uniflite boats, West coast CC built venturis, vacu-forms, custom castings, fiberglass parts: call 360/676-1824 and talk to Tom Purvis.

SG&K's Classic Wooden Boats—Modern source for Antique Boats and info.

Spectrum Color—Matching gelcoats. Will soon have a catalog for ChrisCraft online.

Stem to Stern—Over 250,000 items available online.

Stove Parts!!!—One of my customers has a 1983 332 Commander and had a horrible time getting parts for his Seaward stove. After much research he found source. It's A&H Enterprises, 888/456-0748.

TC Electronics Marine—Co. manufactures OMC Cobra, 800, 400 and stringer units. For parts contact tec rep Wayne at 647/295-7373.

Tracy International—Contact Joseph Maiello who is in the corporate offices at 361 Neptune Avenue, West Babylon, New York 11704, phone 888/228-7229. Made the roto molded seats for models such as the 1985 360 Commander.

Tropical Diversions—Restorations—larger CC and Roamer, 305/921-9084.

Woodies on the Web is an online resource specializing in antique and classic wooden boats, primarily powerboat.