Chris Bales
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Ignition Wires for 327F
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I just installed my new Sierra distributor caps/rotors with the CCCC mod kit on my 327Fs.  I figured I'd also change the plug wires while I was at it but the Sierra wire set that I got (which claimed…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Bales Apr 24.

327F Replacement distributor
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Hi all,I have the original 327f's in my 1968 Commander 31 with the original Prestolite distributors.  I have been nursing my caps as long as I could by cleaning the contacts but I fear they need…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim Frens Aug 23, 2017.

Listing to port
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Just a degree or two but my new to me 31 Commander lists to port while at the dock (see pic).  It's not the wind as she does it in all wind conditions, the fuel tanks are both topped off and the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Steve May 17, 2017.


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Which Commander model do you presently own?
19' Commander
Boat Year
Boat Name
Teak For Two
Chris Craft 327F
Home Port
New Berlin
Phone Number
(414) 899-6957
Spouse's full name
Suzanne Bales

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Club News

Styled In Fiberglass

For your reading pleasure, the latest issue of the Chris-Craft Commander Club's newsletter, Styled In Fiberglass, along with past issues, can you accessed through the link below.

Styled In Fiberglass Issues


The 2018 Chris-Craft Commander Club National Rendezvous is in the books and it was a great time!!

City of Mentor, Ohio

The city of Mentor, Ohio and the Lawnfield Inn & Suites were wonderful hosts.  A special Thanks to Rob Kneen, the local member sponsor, and Char Pike for the hours of hard work put in organizing and coordinating an amazing weekend. 

The Rendezvous Photo Albums can be accessed through the links below, as well as, under Library, Photo Albums.  We will continue to add links to other albums as they become available. Also below, you will find links to a couple articles written for the local newspaper.

Photo Album 1                 Photo Album 2  

Photo Album 3


Chris-Craft Commander Club Celebrates Anniversary in Mentor

Chris-Craft Commander connoisseurs congregate at Mentor Lagoons Marina



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