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Great Boating Lineage; Time to Share Your Classic Lancer Photo

September 30 2017 at 3:56 PM

Craig L  (Login clindberg)


Response to The family tree extends back into Formula Boats and Don Aronow

Paul,
Fascinating story and background on one branch of the classic Chris-Craft family tree. Glad that so many of these boats have found custodians among the classic boating community faithful. Examples of apex marine design and production deserve to be cared and shared so others may come to enjoy and appreciate them.

I've been a Forum follower since 2009 and Paul along with many of the contributors have been instrumental in my acquisition and restoration efforts of two of these fine boats. So I'd like to invite all the Lancer enthusiasts to post a photo here of either their current and/or past Lancers and XKs, their production number, and where you acquired them. Should make an interesting post we can all enjoy and share happy.gif


Lancer 23 New Crowd
1978 Chris-Craft Lancer 23 Overnighter, Production #137 of 160, Detroit, MI

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1972 Chris-Craft XK-22, Production #77 of 230, Port Huron, MI

Skol!
Craig L

 
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