41' Chriscraft

41′ Chriscraft

An authentic 41′ Chris Connie …  still in her beautiful original condition … a time capsule of the legendary ChrisCraft builders at their best.  Same wall coverings, same faucet hardware, same lighting fixtures as the day she came out of the boat shed in Michigan nearly 46 years ago.

This beauty is a very well preserved, fully functional, well-maintained classic for those seeking the warmth and richness of a wood boat.  Owned in Seattle since 1973 by the same family and moored  under cover on Lake Washington all of those years … and now she can be yours.

Extensive replanking and fastening completed just last year by one of Seattle’s most reputable  yards, at a cost nearly double what we’re asking today.

See details and a full photo set below.

Call David at Pacific Marine, phone 206.225.3360 now to set a time to inspect her, and talk to us about long-term financing – and a transferable covered slip – on this great boat!


Photo Gallery: 41′ Chriscraft Constellation 1969


Full Specs: 41′ Chriscraft Constellation 1969

  • Year: 1969
  • Located in Seattle, WA
  • Hull Material: Wood
  • Engine/Fuel Type: Twin Gas


  • LOA: 41 ft 0 in
  • Maximum Draft: 3 ft 6 in
  • Headroom: 6 ft 3 in


Engine 1:

  • Engine Brand: Ford
  • Engine Model: 427
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Engine/Fuel Type: Gas/Petrol
  • Location: Port
  • Engine Hours: 2600
  • Engine(s) Total Power: 300 HP

Engine 2:

  • Engine Brand: Ford
  • Engine Model: 427
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Engine/Fuel Type: Gas/Petrol
  • Engine(s) Total Power: 300 HP


  • Number of single berths: 2
  • Number of twin berths: 2
  • Number of cabins: 2
  • Number of heads: 2

Electronics and Helm

  • Standard Intrepid LE GX1265SVHF
  • Motorola Triton VHF
  • Benmar Autopilot with remote controller
  • Raytheon radar
  • Cobra CB radio
  • Jensen Xcc 7220 AM/FM stereo
  • Danforth compass
  • Engine synchronizer
  • Morse/Paragon shift control
  • DataMarine depth Sounder and Log
  • Jefferson hailer
  • The Original CC Owner’s Manual (!)
  • The Original CC Marine Engine and Parts Manuals (!!)

Galley, salon and electrical

  • Kenmore microwave
  • Princess 3-burner propane stove and oven
  • Norcold refrigerator
  • Peters and Russell (PAR) bilge pumps and water pumps
  • PAR accumulator tank for pressure water system
  • Marinaire Heat/AC system
  • Stainless sink and faucet
  • Mansfield vacuum flush toilets
  • Fire extinguishers
  • 30amp shorepower
  • Kohler 6.5kw generator
  • NEW start batteries February 2014
  • Ratelco battery charger

Deck and Gear

  • Full canvas aft enclosure – great condition
  • Table and chairs on the aft deck
  • Life jackets
  • Lines and fenders
  • Toss rings
  • Davits for an inflatable
  • Danforth anchor, chain and line rode
  • Anchor windlass
  • Spotlight, hailer and trumpets

Recent hull work

Vanden III had more than $70,000 in repairs completed in early spring 2012 at the Jensen Motorboat Company yard in Seattle.

Following inspection and survey; selected frames were strengthened, suspect hull planking was replaced, sections of the keel timber and shaft log were rebuilt and the hull was refastened as needed.  Cap rails and decking were inspected and replaced as needed.  Shafts were sent out to be trued, new shaft and rudder packing glands were installed.  Wheels trued and polished. The hull and bottom were prepped and repainted along with some repainting to decks and house.

In other words; any concerns you might have about a wood boat have just been addressed by the pros – and now she’s got another 40 years in her!


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.