38' Commander Sedan

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Model years: 1965 - 1972

Serial numbers: 

FDA-38-xxx (1965) Colored floor plan
FDA-38-xxxx (1966-69) Colored floor plan 
FDB-38-xxx (1970-72) B&W floor plan


Number of hulls built: 238

Length x Beam: 38' 0" x 13' 0"

Draft / Weight: 36"  / 18,580 - 21,200 lbs

The same hull as the 38' Commander but with an enclosed cockpit and larger flybridge. Hence, the interior layout is very different.

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Select data taken from Chris-Craft: The Essential Guide by Jerry Conrad




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Comment by Mark Phillips on August 7, 2015 at 8:27am

This boat is now for sale. Message me.

Comment by Dick Morland on February 10, 2013 at 12:06pm

Nice looking boat, Mark. ----And pretty rare. I've never seen a 70 sedan without a bridge. Looks good without it.

Comment by Mark Phillips on February 9, 2013 at 9:26pm

1970 38 Sedan, Original owner was Allen Fink Chicago Il. First named "Boobie Prize II", Now named "Oh Baby"

Comment by Mark Phillips on February 9, 2013 at 9:15pm

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2019 Regional Rendezvous Hosts Wanted

Are you yearning for a little fix for Commander-itis?

Would you like to meet other Commander owners in your area?

Do you have a great idea for a Commander gathering on or off the water?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, then we have just the remedy for you: We encourage you to think about hosting, or, indicating your interest in hosting a Regional Rendezvous in your area in 2019.

For more information about hosting - click here:

Hosting A Rendezvous

Char Pike has volunteered to be the EC “Point Person” for 2019 Regional Rendezvous. Please contact Char if you are interested in organizing & holding a Regional Rendezvous in your area. Char’s e-mail address is rendezvous.commanderclub@gmail.com


2018 Photo Contest Winner

The 4th Annual Chris-Craft Commander Club Photo Contest had more than 50 entries and selecting the winners was not an easy task. 

First place: submitted by Pat Chaps

Second place: submitted by Martin Krall;

Third place: submitted by Jeff Pacy.

To view all entries to this year's contest,         Click Here


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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