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1963 Chris-Craft Sportsman

New Orleans, Louisiana


Frog Hair has been in a near constant state of renovation and upgrading over the last ten years. Below waterline: new bronze rudder, propeller and drive shaft,3M bottom, fresh Trinidad

Below deck: original 285 engine replaced with new 327 short block, electronic ignition, re-built Paragon clutch, Carter 4-barrel, alternator, starter and water pump with added raw-water filter, battery charger, two 500 gallon bilge pumps, new bilge coat.

Above deck: new marine plywood cockpit floor covered in Lonseal, original aluminum and fiberglass windshield frames, front hatch and engine cover re-created, and added swim platform, all in custom crafted mahogany, original instruments re-calibrated by Clawsen. Lowrance GPS and depth finder.

Topside: fore deck and all mahogany trim freshly refinished, custom fore and aft mahogany burgee/flag poles, custom navy Sunbrella bimini top and seat/v-berth cushions with white piping, dry head in cuddy (optional).

Extras: As new Cypress Gardens skis, life vests, anchor with ground tackle and line, mooring lines, vintage Coleman ice chest and blue/white leather covered life ring, custom floating-upright wood/bronze boat hook.

Basic Boat Info

Make: Chris-Craft
Model: Sportsman
Year: 1963
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Construction: Wood
Boat Hull ID: SUC2400070
Has Hull ID: Yes


Length: 24 ft
Length Overall: 24 ft
Beam: 9 ft

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Chevrolet
  • Model: 327
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Engine Power: 350hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Engine Location: Center
  • Year: 1965


Boat Class: Skiff


Capt. Ron Catalano
Gulf Coast Yacht Group


Gulf Coast Yacht Group - Gulf Region
4830 Wharf Parkway,
Orange Beach, AL, US, 36561

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
Additional Contact Information
For more information please contact Capt. Ron Catalano at 504-452-1366 or email