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Commander Club Mourns the passing of Dick Morland

On Behalf of the Executive Committee  The Commander Club has truly lost one of the greatest that lived in our world of boating. It is with…

Started by Lee H DahlenLatest Reply


2020 National Rendezvous: SAVE THE DATE JULY 24-26

2020 National Rendezvous - Save the Date! July 24 – 26  What: 2020 Chris-Craft Commander Club National Rendezvous  When: July 24 – 26, 202…

Started by Charlene PikeLatest Reply


Want a flying start? Read me first!

Posts with the most recent activity are sorted on top.  To read a post; just click on the headline. You can respond to the main topic or to…

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Need Generator

The Generator went back in August.  Finally took it apart to see a hole in one cylinder and 2 broken valves and a banged up head.  So time…

Started by Bradford

10 2 hours ago
Reply by Byron Smith

Transmission oil pressure - 8V53

My starboard transmission oil pressure has started dropping significantly when I shift, then recovering. It also takes longer to come up to…

Started by Chris Wickersham

4 5 hours ago
Reply by Ronald Zick

Recent progress - 47 Commander

Found these PVC panels. Made the Island base and started to make the Starboard Sliders .  Tracked. Also used Pallet boards to make this Acc…

Started by Rob simiriglio

0 11 hours ago

Installing 454s in place of the 427's in 35 Commander

35 commander salon with twin Ford 427's.  Pulling them out and re powering with new 454's.  Questions: 1) does anyone have any links to a s…

Started by Heimlich2010

19 12 hours ago
Reply by Jeremy Goldstein

Algonac National Rendezvous announcement -Flagship vessel

The Rendezvous Flagship for the Algonac weekend is the 47 ft. Commander "Lena Estelle" owned by Jim Mathis . A bristol condition Commander…

Started by Tim Toth

2 16 hours ago
Reply by Brian and Dawn Stone

Differences between a Commander 45 and 47

I was wondering what the differences were between a Commander 45 and 47, and is either one better, the good the bad, the ugly.  Why would y…

Started by Robert Alden

25 23 hours ago
Reply by Alan Waite

Painted teak decks

What do you think of a 1971 47 commander with painted teak decks, hates teak? Or hiding leaks?

Started by Daniel Gallagher

20 yesterday
Reply by Daniel Gallagher

over the limit ? muffler for 31

Before launch this year while running the engines to test all operation I noticed a crack in the starboard cast iron muffler. Boat is 68 31…

Started by Richard Catalani

9 on Tuesday
Reply by Philip J McBride

My First Project Boat - 1970 XK19 I/O

Hi There All, I've finally found my dream boat after 4 years of looking from New Zealand over the internet. Ive just purchased an unmoleste…

Started by Bradley Tong

14 on Tuesday
Reply by Jeremy Goldstein

31' Commander hardtop refastening

Has anyone here ever removed a hardtop and windows from a mainstream commander? My hardtop has become loose over the last 50 years so much…

Started by Tom Simpson

1 on Monday
Reply by Timothy "Tim" Miller


Club News

Fall Edition of Styled In Fiberglass Available here!

The Fall 2019 Edition of the Chris-Craft Commander Club's newsletter, Styled In Fiberglass, is now available for your reading pleasure.  Click here to download this and past issues.


2020 CCCC Wall Calendars - SOLD OUT!!

To view the photos featured in this year's calendar, click here.


2019 Annual Photo Contest Winners

Sixty-Eight photos were submitted for this year's contest.  They were absolutely amazing, making selecting a top 3 an extremely difficult task for your Executive Committee

Thank you to all that submitted a photo to the contest and even if your photo was not in the top 3, it could appear on a cover of Styled In Fiberglass, the club's newsletter due out in November, or the 2020 Wall Calendars, which are now available.

2019 Photo Contest Winners

Past Photo Contest Winners

2019 Photo Contest Entries


SuperDisc 14.0 and Resource Collection 4.0 Available Now!

SuperDisc 14.0 is an electronic encyclopedia of every aspect of Commander maintenance and repairs. The information on the disk is retrieved from the discussion forum and e-mail list, but organized in a way that makes information easy to find and use. SuperDisc is available on USB flash drive

Click here for more details https://commanderclub.com/page/superdisk

The SuperDisc 14.0 Complete Edition is for first time buyers of SuperDiscs.

The SuperDisc 14.0 Upgrade Edition is intended for those who wish to upgrade their SuperDisc 1.0 through 13.0. Each year we add over 1,000 posts. Don’t miss out.

Resource Collection 4.0 is great to own too!!!

The Resource Collection 4.0 contents include CC Catalogs and Brochures. CC Service Bulletins, CC Price Lists. Engine & Transmission Manuals. Dick Avery sketches and drawings, a folder for every Commander model, and all kinds of technical and interesting stuff. Over 187 folders and 2,563 Files. A true “Treasure Trove” for the Commander owner!

We thank you for supporting the club with your purchase of SuperDisc14.0 and/or Resource Collection 4.0. We hope you find it to be the value we feel it is, and trust you will enjoy the other benefits your payment will help provide. It’s your payment that helps to support the activities of this dues free organization that has grown from 12 members in 1999 to well over 4000 members in 2019.

To order now click here!


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