Turn-key 14ft 1958 ChrisCraft Barracuda classic speedboat / runabout. Imported around 1962 from Kentucky, USA. Displayed at the British Classic Motor Boat Rally in 1998. Later used on the Thames, then bought by the current owner in 2012. Restored and then won best restoration at the Classic Motor Boat Association (CMBA) rally at Cardiff Bay in 2013; with other awards won later. This classic boat was the subject of a full restoration in 2012, including the following works carried out (invoices available):- – Strengthening on a bulkhead and cross members, with a new floor, transom and transom well. – All paint removed and refinished with sides painted and deck varnished with multiple coats of Epifanes, to a high standard. – New upholstery in the ChrisCraft colour scheme. – All deck fittings rechromed or replaced with original Attwood stock- Steering wheel and dash restored. – New trailer- New custom boat cover- Period style 1971 Evinrude SkiTwin 40hp electric start, shortshaft motor and remote controller fitted. The motor is a low hour, freshwater engine, about 43 cu.in and 40hp at the powerhead. These are easy to service and spares are readily available here in the UK. These motors can use synthetic and completely biodegradable TCW-3 oils at 50:1 ratio. Used sparingly; always garaged and cared for by a CMBA committee member. Renewed varnish and motor resprayed in 2017 (more motor pics available). This is a special, pretty and useful classic wood boat. It is easily towable by a small family car, and can be stored in a conventional UK-sized garage. Very, very rare to find on this side of the Atlantic. The boat is viewable in Christchurch, Dorset. Please contact me should you wish to view – I’ll put you in contact with the owner. For our European buyers, the ferry port of Portsmouth is within 1 hour drive to Christchurch (77km) and the ferries to Cherbourg are in Poole (18km from Christchurch).
Current Price: £3250.00
This 1958 Chris Craft Barracuda 14ft – Classic Speedboat boat is located in Gloucestershire, GL16 8JG and is being sold on eBay by mtbigbag.