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Proper camshaft for Gen4 454?

Good evening all. I need to replace my camshaft in my 1975, 41’ flush deck Commander. It has Chris Craft marinized 454’s 330 hp, gen 4 with…

Started by Kevin McKinnon

11 on Wednesday
Reply by Warren Whitmore

Forward hatch gasket adhesive

Ruby ('69 CCC42) is about to have her refurbished forward hatch reinstalled C/W new gasket. What is the recommended gasket adhesive that wi…

Started by Bob Williams

0 on Tuesday

30’ Sportsman 1977 #40

I wanted to introduce myself, although I have been lurking for years- and have posted in the past occasionally. I was lucky enough to have…

Started by David Riemann

7 on Monday
Reply by Sterling Shriber

41’ Commander Water In Exhaust

I have a 1973 41’ Commander repowered with 454s. I have water showing up where my manifold bolts to the head, and lots of it. I have determ…

Started by Samuel Hornsby

30 on Monday
Reply by Samuel Hornsby

Upper Mississippi L&D projections

http://www.riverbills.com/riverbills_river_gages.html Late start  for boating, just  hope  it's  not  a  continuation  of  the  last  sever…

Started by Timothy "Tim" Miller

1 Mar 29
Reply by Mike Watson

Mast: What was the original finish?

I’ve been looking at the mast on my ‘73 41’ Commander. Would it have originally been bare wood with varnish? Or was it painted from the fac…

Started by Samuel Hornsby

4 Mar 29
Reply by Bill Mulvey

Thru hulls, sea cocks, and strainers, OH MY!!! (aching wallet!!!)

Kevin M. had already responded to a similar thought - but figured I would break this out as a separate thread, since it is now going to be…

Started by John Meyer

27 Mar 29
Reply by Darin H

Gauges/Ray Hunt 30 Sportsman/ Refit Pictures Update 7

Hi All, Some may have read my post from way back that I was trying to locate a 30 Ray Hunt Sportsman I worked on as a kid, or any one for t…

Started by Jim Kenyon

49 Mar 27
Reply by Scott Miller

410 Commander Hull ID

Hello, I am looking at what is called a 1980 Chris Craft 410. I can find no HIN or original Chris Craft hull numbers in the usual places. I…

Started by Gary Lowell

18 Mar 26
Reply by chris

Cummins Contact VT8370M

A few years ago, in addition to several phones and computers, I had a contact name of a gentleman I believe in Ft Lauderdale that specializ…

Started by Mike Watson

6 Mar 26
Reply by Bradford


Club News

Algonac 2020 Rendezvous - Start making dockage reservations now

If you are planning to attend by boat, please make your well reservation soon. The marina contacted us to say they are ready to take your call.

What: 2020 Chris-Craft Commander Club National Rendezvous

When: July 24 – 26, 2020

Where: Algonac Harbour Club, Algonac, MI Located on the St. Clair River

Algonac Harbour Club

Please call the marina to make a reservation.

Phone 810-794-4448


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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