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30' Chris-Craft Sportsman 1978

$ 79,900

is a Chris-Craft 30' Sportsman listed for sale with United Yacht Broker Tom Thomas. Tom can be reached at 1-401-862-8620 to answer any questions you may have on this boat. United Yacht Sales is a professional brokerage firm that has experience listing and selling all types of Sport Fishing and similar boats. With over 165 yacht brokers worldwide, we have the largest network of boat buyers and sellers in the industry.

The limited production 30’ Chris Craft Sportsman has a remarkable reputation and following. Inspired by Ray Hunt, the 30’ Chris followed along in the footsteps of the 31 Bertram as a popular offshore thoroughbred. This is hull number 28 of 58 produced in the 1970s. It has a pair of 160 hp Volvo Diesels, full tower, and custom enclosure for offshore protection.


  • Price: $ 79,900
  • Days on Market: 722
  • Builder: Chris-Craft
  • Model: Sportsman
  • Location: Johnston, Rhode Island, United States
  • Type: Power
  • LOA: 30 ft in
  • Display Length: 30 ft
  • Beam: 11' 11"
  • Category: Sport Fishing
  • Water Capacity: 25 gals
  • Fuel Capacity: 184 gals
  • Engine Details: Volvo Diesel
  • Engine 1: 1978 0.00 HRS 160.00 HP
  • Engine 2: 1978 0.00 HRS 160.00 HP
  • Engine Fuel: Diesel
  • Furuno 1731 Radar
  • Furuno 292 Depth sounder
  • Robertson AP 20 autopilot
  • Garmin 225 GPS interfaced with radar, depth and autopilot
  • Icon single sideband
  • Schaeffer out riggers
  • Marlin tower
  • 110V shore power connection
  • Stainless steel bow rail
  • 2 Pedestal captain’s chairs
  • Tubular aluminum frame top with fabric cover
  • Dripless stuffing boxes
  • New cutlass bearings
  • Hydraulic trim tabs
  • Head with holding tank
  • V-berth with upholstered cushions

This owner has changed his fishing habits and now travels with other captains. The Chris has been on the hard for three years…so it’s time to pass the experience on to the next owner. This listing is brief…but everything is there to start offshore fishing right away. Or, you may want to convert this one to a day boat and leave the fishing to the others. Either way, here’s a solid glass deep V offshore machine complete with dependable Volvo diesels. Come by and have a look. This might suit your needs.

*Engine hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.

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.


Our Chris-Craft listing is a great opportunity to purchase a very nice 30' Sportsman. She is currently listed with United Yacht Sales broker Tom Thomas who can answer all questions about the boat for you. Please don't hesitate to reach out to our team of professional yacht brokers to schedule a showing. There are many yachts listed for sale on the MLS each with a different history. We look forward to helping you complete your search for the perfect boat or yacht for sale.


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Buying a boat or yacht can be a daunting experience with so many available boats on the market. Let the team at United take the guesswork out of your boat search by enlisting one of our professional yacht brokers. Not only will we listen to your needs about budget, docking and storage, and how you plan on using your new boat, but we will do the research for you by looking through the MLS, researching the history of every listing, and negotiating on your behalf. From survey to acceptance, the team at United Yacht Sales is with you every step of the way.


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