42' Chris-Craft 1989



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42' Chris-Craft 1989 Perfect Balance


Updated, refurbished and beautiful. Just over 200 hours on the Cummins diesels of this spectacular Chris Craft 392 Commander. You won't believe she's an '89 when you walk down the dock. A second owner boat that lived in a covered slip in the Occoquan River, VA from 1989 to 2008 until moving to Tracy's Landing, MD where she is kept in the water from May through November and stored on land and shrink wrapped in the cold weather. New engines, trans, genset and updated engine room done 2008-2010. Hull bottom soda blasted and epoxy barrier coated in 2013-2014, and an entire interior refit in 2014-2015. Click on the "complete details" tab for a full description of the upgrades. She features the single stateroom layout with a dinette and a lower helm. If you're looking for a classic sportfishing boat that's been professionally upgraded from keel to bridge, you've found the right boat.





392 Commander

Cruise Speed:


Max Speed:


Range NMI:



13' 11"

Engine Details:

Cummins 6BTA5.9

Engine 1:

2008 210.00 HRS 370.00 HP

Engine 2:

2008 210.00 HRS 370.00 HP

Engine Fuel:

Inboard Diesel

Fuel Capacity:

350 GAL

Water Capacity:

100 GAL


2008 to 2010 major refit:
6BTA5.9 Cummins diesels with two sets of helm gauges, ZF220A 2.1 transmissions with trolling valves and pressure gauges, Racor fuel polishing system, Tides Marine dripless shaft seals, A22 stainless 1.75" shafts, Nibral 24 x 26 4-blade props, Morse control cables, Cummins Onan e-Series 9kw generator, epoxy coated aluminum fuel tanks, full exhaust systems, Raritan 20-gallon water heater, Dometic system - vacuflush head, holding tank, and hoses, head teak and holly floor, Charles 40 amp battery charger, Noco battery boxes, SoundAway floor insulation and engine and cockpit room Bilgekote enamel paint, Atlantic Towers hardtop/LED lighting, EZ2CY full enclosure, cockpit awning/mate shade, cockpit bolsters, custom flybridge helm with Raymarine C120 chart/4kw 72 mile open array radar, Raymarine L760 chartplotter/fishfinder, icom VHF radio with two Shakespear antennas, 3-zone Fusion stereo system with 600 watt amplifer, Glomex tv antenna, air conditioning with digital controls, leatherette salon sectional with pull out bed, leather club chair and AC/DC refrigerator/freezer.

2013 to 2014 upgrade:
Hull bottom - Soda blast, four epoxy barrier coats, three coats Pettit Trinidad SR paint, Awlgrip stern salon side/ door, flybridge and waterline boot stripe. Awlgrip salon windows after removal and sealed, rebed exterior hardware, 4-blade props tuned to class 1, cutlass strut bearings replaced, cockpit plumbing/drainage enlarged/replaced, cap rails refinished and Sunbrella covers, flybridge helm and seat covers, replaced wood with composite material for flybridge and swim ladder steps, flybridge bench cushions, LED cockpit and head shower lighting.

2014 to 2015 upgrade:
Intellian i3 HD satellite system, 32" Samsung smart tv with Bose sound bar, 22" Samsung tv, Bomar low profile bow hatch, galley Elkay sink/faucet, Kenyon 3-burner stove top with tile/glass backsplash, bar/galley/dinette Wilsonart counter tops, Panasonic carousel microwave, strip and refinish all interior teak and galley floor, headliner with Imtra LED zone/dimmer lighting, headliner teak banisters with LED indirect mood lighting, companionway LED step lighting, carpet, Sunbrella salon runners (2), bar stools, Handcraft Mattress Company system 4 premium pillow top latex king mattress, Atlantic Sun Control window tint, Phifertex windshield boot, salon window covers and flybridge sun shades (3 sides). Lumitec SeaBlazeX underwater LED lighting (3).

Second owner boat. Topside and hull waxed yearly. All engine maintenance performed as required - oil, fluids, filters, impellers and zincs. New Batteries and bottom painted April 2019. Covered slip berthed 1989 to 2008 Occoquan River, VA. Then 2008 to 2018 berthed in Tracy's Landing, MD. December to April months stored on the hard shrink wrapped for the winter. 
For three years during the offseason months stored inside where refit work was completed. All refit and maintenance work performed by Cummins Marine, St Mary's Yachting Center, Phipps Boat Works, Osprey Marine Composites, Marine Technical Services, Shiver Me Timbers, Herrington Harbour, Cooks Marine, Hagan Marine, Atlantic Towers and Stitch All Fabrications. The hull is known to have great seakeeping properties with its deep, semi-V, and hard chines. Performance: cruising speed is 23-24 knots with a WOT of 27 knots.

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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.

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