1938 Chris Craft Race Boat

One-of-a-Kind 1938 Chris Craft The only 19' Special Race Boat built on a Custom Platform Serial #SP48259 Only documented factory delivered Chris Craft with the Tri-Powered 244ci Gray Marine Racing Engine Powered by a pre war 180 HP Gray Marine Phantom Fireball 180 with three down draft Carter carburetors. In order to purchase this engine you originally had to show proof of your APBA membership. This is documented through out the sales catalogs. Restored to exacting Lake Tahoe Concours d'Elegance specifications. Extensive research and documentation with photo journal. Please contact Matt at (408)229-9273 for more information.

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Hornet II: Henry J. Kaiser's 1930/39 Gar Wood race boat on Lake Tahoe, V-12 Rolls Royce
Visit www.homewoodboatworks.com to learn more about Hornet II Hornet II is a stepped-hull hydroplane race boat built in 1930 by Gar Wood. It was owned and raced on Lake Tahoe (1935-1956) by famed 20th century industrialist Henry J. Kaiser. Hornet II has been powered by a number of vintage V12 aero engines, including a WWI Liberty, a rare Packard Model 1A-1237, a WWII Allison and a WWII Rolls-Royce. The 1939 art-deco aircraft aluminum deck is believed to have been built by Kaiser's friend and business partner Howard Hughes. Kaiser changed the name of Hornet II to "Fleur du Lac" after WWII.





1939 Chris Craft 15 1/2' Mahogany Runabout
"Scram II" a 1939 15 1/2' Chris Craft runabout undergoes an engine removal to allow the boat to be turned over for bottom inspection and possible repairs.





1939 19' Chris Craft Custom Barrel Back
1939 19' Chris Craft Custom Barrel Back





Algonac Antique and Classic Boat Show Chris Craft Conqueror 53ft
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