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Launch not a big success...
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http://youtu.be/0srTVybEthY     way to much water was coming in had to abort.Had water in the hull for quite a while before launch.I realize that the Connie…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Ted Adams May 3, 2015.

WEIGHT????????
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Good morning all.I need to know how much my Girl wieghs.It's a 36' Constellation????????anyone know roughlyContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian Kenneth Williams Aug 6, 2014.

Launch day has arrived.
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My Connie has been out of the water about a year.most of the hull is pretty tight,but the bow planking has shrunk a bit.(quite a bit).Is there anything I should do before launch,besides stayin really…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ted Adams May 1, 2014.

Newbie aquires Connie
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Hi all new to the site and the powerboat world.Just aquired a Constellation.the hull #'s don't jive with other peoples 56 CXB 0045 H.She's 37' in good shape.needs alot of TLC.Going in the water here…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian Kenneth Williams Dec 24, 2014.

 

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Which Commander model do you presently own?
35' Commander, 35' SportsCruiser
Boat Year
Pre 1964
Boat Name
GALAVANT
Hull Number
35 cxb 0045 h
Engines
Chris Craft 283F
Home Port
Victoria
City
Victoria
State
Non US
Phone Number
7782279597

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At 8:04pm on May 9, 2014, wbooth said…

That is not a bad looking extended hardtop.  Many of the ones I see with
after-market extended hardtops don't look right or the line of the top runs
on an awkward angle.  

I now have my 1963, 34ft. Connie up for sale with a broker in Ontario "Harris & Ellis" [harrisellis.com] should be on yachtworld too.   My wife and I hope to find a wood 36ft. Grand Banks Trawler that we can use to cruise beyond the Great Lakes and perhaps take south in a few years.   Chris Craft 283's are a good engine as long as prior owners have not logged too many hours running over 3000 RPM.  Simple to rebuild when the time comes too.   If you have Carter carburettors like  mine your fuel burn at 1800 should only be about 4 or 5 gallons per hour which ain't bad.  No doubt you also have the Paragon transmissions with the
2.5:1 reduction and nice 'big-ass' 20" props or something similar.  Have
fun - if there is a wood boat brand worth putting the sweat equity into it
is a Constellation.

At 7:54am on March 27, 2014, wbooth said…

Does she still have the bigger six cylinder engines with dual carbs?  Good luck.  

 
 
 

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