1947 Chris Craft Express Cruiser

by Philippe d'Aniere
(Los Angeles CA)

Full restoration in long beach California From Dec 2010 up to march 2011
all development on http://www.boatwork.us/

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Happy Days
by: Edwardo

My dad had one of these for years on Lake Sunapee.

Loved this boat!

The dummy sold it and it has been under wraps for years and sadly must be in poor shape at this point.

One from Sunapee, NH
by: Gary

I had one of these for years on Lake Sunapee.

Loved this boat!

I sold it and it has been under wraps for years and sadly must be in poor shape at this point.

Port holes in front
by: Anonymous

What size were the port holes on this boat?

9 inches, 10 inches, or smaller?

Restoring the same boat!

Jon & Gay

1947 Chris Craft Express
by: California Cruise Classic

I have one available for restoration.

She docked in Long Beach.

Great Job!
by: Anonymous

My grandfather owned one of these boats for years!

He kept it on the St. Clair River in Michigan where we spent our summers growing up!

I have so many,many happy memories on this boat.

What I wouldn't give to see one again.

I've seen a few on the internet but I've never come upon a fully restored one.

So glad you posted pictures!

New Content
by: mike

Hi Philippe,

The easiest way to add to your original post is for you to email everything to me at mike@diy-wood-boat.com and I can add it for you and resize photos etc, etc.

I'm looking forward to seeing everything.


by: Anonymous

I would like to add pictures / video / text on my own project ... what should i do ?

Philippe d'Aniere

Restoration Updates
by: Anonymous

She is gone a month to New Port Beach for motorisation.

A to Z restoration process available on www.phildanrestoration .info.

See you soon
Philippe d'Aniere

by: Anonymous

Thanks everyone , but the one on picture is finish one.

Mine is in process ( one more month )

Nice boat
by: Jim

Give serious thought to entering her in classic boat shows.

You might sail away with a blue ribbon!

Very nice looking C.Craft.

Absolutely Awesome
by: David Chaplin

That is one beautiful boat.

I saw one last week near Chicago, I think it is past saving.

by: Anonymous

This looks great and seaworthy.

The white finish is tops.

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