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57' Chris-Craft Constellation


                                  OWNER SAYS SELL NOW! 

           Owner has just received his new yacht and ready to sell NOW!

Chris Craft is one of the most recognized names in the boating industry. Over the years the name has become synonymous with quality and design innovation. Among the models that have become most endearing with their owners and admirers, the Constellation certainly stand out. Produced in an era considered by many to be the pinnacle of Chris Craft?s reign in the boating industry, BEOWULF is a Genuine Classic, whose beauty, elegance and charm will remain in style forever.  BEOWULF has been beautifully maintained and has undergone extensive restoration and is ready to take you to a new level of boating pleasure. 

BEOWULF shows like a new yacht with almost $2,000,000 spent on her within the last 15 years, including:

  • new paint
  • new wiring
  • new plumbing
  • reseal and checking of all planking
  • replacement of any non-functional components and equipment.

The bottom portion of the hull from the rub rail down is constructed of 1 1/2" double plank Mahagony in excellent condition. She has a fully enclosed hard top bridge and sundeck. The expansive sundeck is aft of the helm and features sliding glass windows, roll up rear screens, wet bar with an ice maker. She is powered by twin 320hp Detroit 8V71 Diesels with an almost new 12KW Northern Lights generator.

Don't look any further! BEOWULF is ready for the most discerning yachtsman. She would make a lovely cruising or live-aboard yacht that is ready to take you to far away places.

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  • Make: Chris-Craft
  • Model: Constellation
  • Year: 1965
  • Length: 57ft
  • Name: BEOWULF
  • Hull Material: Wood
  • Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
  • Located In: San Diego, CA
  • Category: Power
  • Class: Motor Yachts
  • LOA: 57 feet
  • Beam: 15 feet
  • Bridge Clearance: 15.67 feet
  • Max Draft: 4.75 feet
  • DryWeight: 46500 pounds
  • CruisingSpeed: 12 knots
  • MaxSpeed: 16 knots
  • Total Engines: 2
  • Engine 1
  • EngineMake: Detroit Diesel
  • EngineModel: 8V-71
  • EngineYear: 1965
  • EngineFuel: diesel
  • PropellerType: 3 Blade
  • EngineHours: 3600
  • Engine 2
  • EngineMake: Detroit Diesel
  • EngineModel: 8V-71
  • EngineYear: 1965
  • EngineFuel: diesel
  • PropellerType: 3 Blade
  • EngineHours: 3600
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 560 gallon
  • Fuel Tank Count: 1
  • Water Tank Capacity: 200 gallon
  • Water Tank Count: 1
  • Holding Tank Capacity: 50 gallon
  • Holding Tank Count:1

Additional Descriptions


This beautifully restored and upgraded yacht has abundant room for relaxing and entertaining.  The upper salon/helm station has full 360 degree view with comfortable teak couch, chairs and table.

Enter the salon from the forward starboard side of the flush deck helm station. Down four steps to an open and inviting salon. Large sliding windows (port & starboard) provide an abundance of natural light and allow outside fresh air. Going forward and down three center-line steps, you enter the galley & dining area. The u-shaped galley to port is directly across from the starboard side convertible dinette. The engine room is under the salon and accessed by raising the hinged galley steps. Directly forward of the galley area is the bow stateroom/crew’s quarters with ensuite head.

The master and guest staterooms are aft of the salon. Down 4 steps, center-line companionway leads to the aft staterooms and heads. Directly to starboard at the foot of the companionway steps is the day head, then a convertible settee for additional sleeping, if needed. Across to port is a double guest stateroom with two twin berths. Continuing aft takes you past the master head with shower (to starboard) and directly into the full beam master stateroom.


The galley is forward and down three steps and is visible from the mid-salon. Features are the dinette to starboard and the the u-shaped galley to port. 

  • Maytag full size refrigerator/ freezer
  • Built-in GE Profile convection microwave oven
  • Princess Ceran 3 burner electric stove top
  • 110V 10 Gal Electic Water Heater
  • Coffee Maker  
  • Hot & cold pressure water system
  • Double stainless sink
  • AC/Heat
  • AC/DC Lighting
  • Teak and holly floor
  • Corian counter tops
  • Cabinet & Drawer Storage
  • 2 Opening Ports
  • Dinette to starboard w/ under storage
  • 7' Headroom
  • Designer carpet
  • Port & starboard cabin windows
  • Built-in settee with barrel chair plus two additional chairs
  • 110V & 32V Lighting
  • Lamp
  • Samsung flat screen TV
  • Mahogany paneling throughout
  • AC/DC Distribution Panel
  • Sony 5-disc DVD/ CD changer
  • Sony STR-DE997 tuner
  • Boston Acoustic 5.1 channel surround sound

Comfortably sleeps 8 in 4 staterooms and 3 heads.

MASTER STATEROOM (located all the way aft)

Master Stateroom is aft with a walkaround bed and great storage areas. A lovely ensuite head and shower is also included in this luxurious suite. 2 double beds

  • Full beam stateroom
  • 2 wardrobe lockers
  • Alcove shelf & locker
  • Designer carpet
  • AC/Heat
  • DC Lighting
  • Mahogany Trim Throughout
  • 4 Opening Ports
  • 1 Hatch
  • Hanging Locker & Drawer Storage
  • Dresser 


There are 3 guest staterooms with two aft and one forward of the galley and salon area. The enclosed guest stateroom aft has two twin berths. The additional Companion Way Guest Berths has a settee that converts to over/under berths. The forward cabin  has an upper and a lower berth.

GUEST STATEROOM (located mid-ship port side)

  • Twin single berths
  • Hanging locker
  • Drawer storage
  • Sliding privacy door
  • AC/Heat
  • DC Lighting
  • 3 Ports
  • Mahogany Trim Throughout
  • Private Access to Stall Shower

ADDITIONAL COMPANIONWAY GUEST BERTHS (located mid-ship starboard side)

  • Settee converts to over/under berths
  • Designer carpet
  • AC/Heat
  • DC Lighting
  • 2 Opening Ports

BOW STATEROOM/CREW’S QUARTERS (located all the way forward)

  • Over & under bunks (port side)
  • Double hanging locker (port aft of bunks)
  • Storage locker (starboard forward of ensuite head)
  • Anchor rode access locker (forward)
  • Privacy door
  • AC/Heat
  • DC Lighting
  • Teak and holly flooring
  • 1 Opening Hatch
  • 1 Opening Port
  • Mahogany Trim Throughout
  • Hanging Locker & Drawer Storage


  • VacuFlush head
  • Vanity with sink, faucet and pressure water
  • Under sink storage
  • Walk-in shower


  • VacuFlush head
  • Vanity with sink, faucet and pressure water
  • Under sink storage


  • VacuFlush head
  • Vanity with sink, faucet and pressure water
  • Under sink storage
  • 55 lb. Delta bow anchor w/chain
  • Light House windlass
  • Stainless bow roller
  • Stainless bow pulpit
  • Stainless stanchions w/ double lifelines
  • 2 weather deck rail gates
  • Teak high gloss toe rail
  • Teak decks in very good condition
  • Extended hardtop over helm deck
  • Large teak swim platform with custom center ladder
  • Aft deck boarding door with custom center ladder
  • Windshield wipers
  • Dual trumpet air horn
  • Search light
  • Bell
  • Foredeck bench seat
  • Bow wash down
  • Navigation lights
  • Canvas rail covers
  • Isinglass aft deck enclosure
  • Dock lines
  • Fenders
  • Wet bar
  • Rariton ice maker
  • Solid port & starboard wing doors
  • Teak couch and 2 arm chairs with foot stools
  • Fire Extinguishers (5)
  • System is 12 and 32 volt DC and 120 and 240 volt AC
  • 12kw Northern Lights Genset - ~100 hours (battery new 2013)
  • Aft deck, salon, galley, lighting is Cantalupi on dimmers
  • 3kw Freedom Inverter
  • 4x L-16 batteries for house/ inverter bank (2011)
  • 2 banks of 32 volt batteries for starting only
  • All DC lighting is 12V
  • Breaker Panel
  • Search Light
  • Shore Power 50amp/(2)30amp
  • Macerator
  • 5 Automatic Bilge Pumps
  • 1 Newmar  25 amp, 32 VDC battery charger
  • Furuno Navnet 2 Radar/ plotter (2008)
  • Furuno Navnet pilot (2008)
  • Standard Horizon GX2360 Quantum VHF (2008)
  • Standard Horizon Quest VHF (2008)
  • Kelvin-White compass
  • Tank Watch 4 monitor system
  • Tank Master 4 discharge panel
  • Full instrumentation panel
  • Remote spotlight 
  • Blue Seas battery monitor
  • Fresh water cooled Detroit 8V71N engines (320hp each)
  • 12kw Northern Lights generator 100 hours
  • Walker Air Seps (2011)
  • Hot water heater
  • Automatic & manual bilge pumps
  • Morse cable engine controls
  • Hydraulic steering
  • Engine alarms
  • Emergency engine stop
  • Engine fuel shut off valves
  • Par 32v fresh water pump
  • CO2 automatic fire system 
  • Perko raw water sea strainers
  • Dual Racor fuel filters
  • Trim tabs
  • Engine room acoustical insulation
  • AC/DC engine room lighting
  • Hullsides painted with Awlgrip  August 2012
  • Topside painted with Awlgrip 2010
  • Hull refastened
  • Keel extended
  • Fuel water tanks replaced 1998
  • Fiberglass shaftlogs added with conventional packing
  • Rewired
  • Re-plumbed

Items of a personal nature such as, but not limited to; galley supplies, art work or pictures, spare parts or mechanics tools, fishing rods or reels, fishing equipment or any other item or items that are not specifically listed on this vessel inventory sheet.

Additional Features


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. Buyer should assume that items on the vessel at the time of viewing, but not specifically listed on this specification sheet, are not included with the sale of the yacht, and should instruct his agents, or his surveyors to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. Buyer assumes responsibility to verify all speeds, consumptions, capacities and other measurements contained herein and otherwise provided, and agrees to instruct his surveyor to confirm such details prior to purchase. This vessel is subject to sale, price and inventory changes, and withdrawal from market without notice.

Broker Details

Wayne Goldman

Wayne is what we call a lifetime boater. His love for the water started at a young age. He can remember sitting on his dad's lap as a baby, cruising on his parents 21' Chris Craft. Fast forward to present day, Wayne currently lives on his 49' Grand Banks docked at the Rubicon Yachts brokerage docks at Emery Cove Yacht Harbor. Wayne has traveled and sailed all over the world and has extensive experience with sailboats and powerboats, both large and small. He has owned more boats than he can count and having gone through this process so many times himself, he is the perfect person to help you find the yacht that fits your criteria and lifestyle.

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