31' Sports Express / Sports Cruiser

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Model years: 1967 - 1974

Serial numbers:

FSA-31-xxx (1967)
FSA-31-xxxx (1968-74)

Number of hulls built: 410

Length x Beam: 31' 0" x 11' 3"

Draft / Weight: 28" / 9,320 - 10,000 lbs

Comments:
The same hull has the 31' Commander, but a very different deck layout and interior. Basically more of a very large day cruiser than a cabin cruiser. Most have flybridge but there are hard top versions around as well. Second only to the 31' Commander in terms of numbers built.

Note: 

In 1967 these boats were introduced and called Commander Sports Express. FSA hull numbers were used.  Approximately in 1972, CC management changed the name slightly to Sports Cruiser. A price list from October 1972 lists it as a Sports Cruiser.  Same boat. New name.  Bridge or no bridge was not the distinction.  (Most had bridges.)

 

31' Express with two 427s Underway:

 

Tour of Tom and Donna Stawarz's 31 Sport Express:

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Select data taken from Chris-Craft: The Essential Guide by Jerry Conrad

 

 

 

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Comment by Francisco jose noguera cerda on May 9, 2017 at 4:26pm
Quiero saber todo sobre este comander gracias

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Comment by CCCC Webmaster on May 7, 2017 at 8:36am

Ray, The "Difference" is explained under the section Comments/Note.

Comment by Ray Slingerland on May 3, 2017 at 8:48pm

What is the difference between the sports express and the sports cruiser???

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