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2020 Algonac Rendezvous Interest Survey

We would like to hear from those of you who are thinking about attending the Algonac Rendezvous July 24-26, 2020. Please take a short surve…

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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…

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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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454 Thermostat

Could someone be kind enough to give me a parts number or source for  Thermostats for a 1980 Chris Craft 454 CI engine(s). So far all I hav…

Started by Terry Dailey

5 33 minutes ago
Reply by Terry Dailey

427 Sherwood Pump — Backward Gaskets??

Any 427 owners order an impeller/gasket kit lately? The two (two!?) I just got have gaskets that look like they were cut in a mirror. The e…

Started by Matt Cowles

7 1 hour ago
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38 Side Stripes Painting

I am wanting to paint the salon's outside stripes of my 38 they are a light tan color with ridges.   Has anyone repainted them?    Looking…

Started by Mark Regenhardt

0 17 hours ago

1965 38 Commander Hardtop

I am looking at this 38 Commander with new mechanicals, wiring, tanks, exhaust, etc, but interior cabinetry needs a complete rebuild. It wa…

Started by Maurice Marwood

1 22 hours ago
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Hatch Latch

I am looking for a replacement for this latch that goes on the bow hatch cover on a 38.   The black plastic handle broke.   Does anyone kno…

Started by Mark Regenhardt

0 23 hours ago

Rebuilding MerCruisers V8 Model MIE 454 cid.

Won't do this myself but would like to speak with someone who might be able to do it. Of course, I would need an estimate--not a quote. I m…

Started by Maurice Marwood

5 yesterday
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Engine Room Fire Suppresion System

I was hoping someone might have knowledge or experience with the original Fire Suppresion system in the engine room on board a 1968 forty s…

Started by Michael Rodolico

3 on Friday
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Record High Water on the Great Lakes!

Is anyone else experiencing problems boating due to the record high water?  We have a boathouse that was continually flooded until August l…

Started by Andy Sausser

18 on Friday
Reply by Timothy "Tim" Miller

two fuel tanks or one larger fuel tanks?

Hello, While repacking my shaft logs, it was noted the original 1966 Galvanized fuel tank was rusty and flaking metal. Fortunately this was…

Started by Timmy B

12 on Friday
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Detroit 8v53 Water Pumps Size ?

I’ve had chronic overheating issues since I bought this boat. I have removed and cleaned both sides of the raw and fresh water systems, new…

Started by Chris Wickersham

10 on Friday
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Club News

Save The Date!!

Chris-Craft Commander Club National Rendezvous

When:  July 24-26, 2020

Where:  Algonac, Michigan

Click Here for the most current details

Registration Open Date: TBD


SuperDisc 15.0 and Resource Collection 5.0 Available Now!

SuperDisc 15.0 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 15.0 Complete Edition is for first time buyers of SuperDiscs.

The SuperDisc 15.0 Upgrade Edition is intended for those who wish to upgrade their SuperDisc 1.0 through 14.0. Each year we add over 1,000 posts. Don’t miss out.

Resource Collection 5.0 is great to own too!!!

The Resource Collection 5.0 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 193 folders and 2,697 Files. A true “Treasure Trove” for the Commander owner!

We thank you for supporting the club with your purchase of SuperDisc15.0 and/or Resource Collection 5.0. 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 4400 members in 2020.

To order now click here!


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.


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



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