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5th Annual Photo Contest Is Underway!!

Hello CCCC members, The 5th Annual Chris-Craft Commander Club's Photo Contest is officially underway.  There will be prizes for 1st, 2nd, a…

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Club Members Solve A problem - Cap Modification Kit

Or---- Farewell to flat cap blues !! At least for 283F & 327F engine owners. Owners of 27's, 31's, & 35's with these engines know (…

Started by Dick MorlandLatest 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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31 Commander Trailer

Looking at getting a trailer for my 31 Commander. Trying to get an idea of where the axles will need to be to properly balance the boat. An…

Started by Mike H

2 8 hours ago
Reply by C E Caron

Air Conditioning Short?

I'm about to hit my "10 hours, then call an expert" limit on an electrical issue. 1967 38' Sedan. Port 30A shore inlet works with no proble…

Started by Matt Penney

13 yesterday
Reply by Ronald Zick

1981 Catalina

Hi Folks, New to the CC Universe.I'm looking for manuals for my 1981 31' Catalina. Spoke to Jim Hooker at Newport News, but the boat is to…

Started by Mike McManus

2 yesterday
Reply by Mike McManus

New Commander owner!

Hey guys and gals I just bought my first Commander.. Its the 410 and a 1984.  I am in love with it and have already spent a few hours doing…

Started by Karee Brinlee

7 yesterday
Reply by Byron Schaeffer

Hi anyone! Rope caught in propeller

Hi---rope caught in propeller---------after removing------reverse gear not turning from shaft-----forward is working but hear noise in tran…

Started by Robert Flacke

9 yesterday
Reply by Mike H

New Diesels for a 30 Tournament

Hey All,  I purchased a '75 30 TSF and it needs new motors plus and I am planning on new diesels.  Does anyone have a big preference as to…

Started by Steve Durkee

5 on Thursday
Reply by Robert Schepis

38’ commander fly bridge covert to express,(remove fly bridge)

Looking at purchasing a 38’ commander flybridge and removing the flybridge to make it an express.  Has anyone done this ? what should I loo…

Started by John ros

7 on Thursday
Reply by Nat Brady

replacing a old carter with new 1409 edelbrock on a 283 sbc

I am trying to put 1409 edelbrock carbs on a 283 manifold and cannot find adapters or tilt shims to fit my manifold has anyone tried this b…

Started by Roger Ocallaghan

1 on Wednesday
Reply by John Brock

Alternator cooking batteries?

 We just got back from a 600 mile trip on the Great Lakes and at the last port noticed an egg smell coming from the salon area. I checked m…

Started by glenn woudenberg

4 on Wednesday
Reply by Sterling Shriber

Thermostat for 350Q

On the last few outings, I've noticed sometimes the temp gauge does not come up. The last two times out it did not come up at all. Is there…

Started by Jim Frens

49 on Tuesday
Reply by Mike H


Club News

Spring 2019 Styled In Fiberglass is now available!!

The Chris-Craft Commander Club publishes it's newsletter, Styled In Fiberglass, twice a year and the 2019 Spring issue is now available for download.  Click here for more details and to download this issue.


Help Wanted!!!

New Faces, New Perspectives - Executive Committee Openings to start in January 2020

Would you like to be more active in the Commander Club? Would you like to help chart our course? Are you willing to commit the time, energy and creativity needed to assist us in promoting and supporting our mission?

We are searching for new faces and new perspectives. Positions start in January 2020 for a two year term.

There are four positions available. Chief Commander, Treasurer, Public Relations Chair and Membership Chair.

Duties for each position are located in the bylaws https://commanderclub.com/page/bylaws

More details about each position here.

The Executive Committee (EC) convenes monthly via conference call. Meetings typically last 90 minutes or less. Most work done via e-mail. Each job has its own time commitment depending on club activities. Current EC members will mentor you.

Interested in any of these positions?

Please drop Char Pike an e-mail at archivist.commanderclub@gmail.com


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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