Classic Australian Wooden Power Boats


For Sale


Chris-Craft Holiday


Brian Tomkins is offering his 1957 Chris-Craft Holiday (Continental) for sale.

Built in 1957, the 18 footer is powered by a 1966 425 ci Oldsmobile V8, with velvet drive. The engine has just received a full service.

The mahogany hull is tight and all stainless fittings have recently been polished and chrome fittings re-plated.

Nav lights are waterproof LED's and in working order.

The hull sits on a brand new trailer fitted with four wheel disc override brakes. The trailer is also fitted with a 1200mm draw bar extension for easier launch/retrieval.

The trailer has been powder coated and is fully ADR compliant with VIN number. NSW registration has currently lapsed.

The boat is stored under cover at all times.

All of the boat's previous history in America is available as are the original build documents from the Chris-Craft Archival Collection at the Mariners Museum (Virginia, USA).

This very desirable boat is both a current and future classic.
















The boat is located in Cowra, NSW

Asking price is $27.000.00


Contact Brian Tomkins on

 02 6341 4877 or 0414 762 893 or