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by Steve Deligan
Sat May 07, 2016 7:49 pm
Forum: Hull Construction
Topic: Cracks in plank? Acceptable or not?
Replies: 13
Views: 3263

Re: Cracks in plank? Acceptable or not?

Hi everyone, Thanks for the replies! You are correct, it was NOT a restoration. It was redone by a private guy who likes to do projects like this. It is DEFINITELY a go-boat and will never be a show-boat. We love that the engine is turnkey, that the boat runs well and looks great. The hull is virtua...
by Steve Deligan
Sat May 07, 2016 1:50 pm
Forum: Hull Construction
Topic: Cracks in plank? Acceptable or not?
Replies: 13
Views: 3263

Cracks in plank? Acceptable or not?

Hello, Just joined this group. We have a 1955 22' Continental that was redone locally (Seattle) a year or two ago. We love it! Today I noticed some splits in the grain around some fasteners on one of the hull planks. The plank is curved toward the bow a bit so I'm wondering if that may be the cause....
by Steve Deligan
Thu May 05, 2016 7:04 pm
Forum: Odds & Ends
Topic: 1955 22' Continental Information wanted
Replies: 7
Views: 2631

Re: 1955 22' Continental Information wanted

Steve, there are 4 other 22-foot Continentals in our Hull Registry that you could look over. Feel free to try to contact any of the owners of these. Oh, and register yours while you're in there. Welcome to the CCABC !!! Done. Just registered it with this group, but only with the little information ...
by Steve Deligan
Wed May 04, 2016 8:18 pm
Forum: Odds & Ends
Topic: 1955 22' Continental Information wanted
Replies: 7
Views: 2631

Re: 1955 22' Continental Information wanted

Here are a few pics so far. We have a name but it is not marked yet. One of this summer's projects. File_000 (1).jpeg File_002 (1).jpeg File_003 (1).jpeg Again, it is not very "correct". But it is very useful and we really enjoy it! 5200 bottom. 305 GM engine with fresh-water cooling system. Throttl...
by Steve Deligan
Tue May 03, 2016 12:06 pm
Forum: Odds & Ends
Topic: 1955 22' Continental Information wanted
Replies: 7
Views: 2631

1955 22' Continental Information wanted

Hello, We are the lucky owners of a rebuilt 1955 22' Chris Craft Continental, and we are looking for any information that may be out there. A search of the archives revealed a few ads (catalogs and such). Is there a brochure on just the Continental? Owners manual? Any other original documentation? I...