At the 2009 Chris Craft Commander Rendezvous, Huron Ohio, August 21 23, someone asked Chris Smith during the dinner program, if Chris Craft put the helm station on one side or another for a reason. Whether the helm station is on the Port or Starboard, was of no real consequence, apparently at Chris Craft there was no hard and fast rule, it was a matter of preference at the time. Chris mentioned there may have been some sort of a USCG regulation back when, suggesting the more critical side of the boat may have been Port or Starboard, but he did not know for sure. Therefore we see in modern Commander times, helm stations being placed here and there for no apparent reason.
Here we have the 30 Commander Sportsman above, with the 31 Sports Express below.
Greg Gajcaks 35 Commander during complete restoration and upgrade, Port
Mark Wellers 35 Aft Cabin, ITS 5 OCLOCK SOMEWHERE, Port
A 38 Express, Port
Tim Toths 35 Commander, DUNROIN, Port
Al Langoliss Roamer, KIMBERLY ANNE, Starboard
Here is a 19, Starboard
Another 30, SPINDRIFT, Starboard
Bill Millars THINK ITS EASY, 30 Sportsman, Starboard
A 27, STARBOARD
A 23, Bill Policastros GHOST RIDER, Starboard
1971 31 Express, Port
38 Express, TRADITION, Port
And of course, many were in the center too such as this 38 Sedan, and the 42 series, etc.