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46' Chris-Craft Constellation



DISAPPEARANCE is a Chris Craft Constellation Motor Yacht and is a timeless classic.  The venerable 46 ft. "Constellation" is a classic coastal and inland cruiser. Her stately formal lines have dictated the standard of the class since its inception. This yacht is toughly built and nicely appointed and her interior accommodations are very spacious for a yacht of this size.  DISAPPEARANCE has served as the owners home on the water for many years and has been cared for and maintained as a working yacht.

  • Make: Chris-Craft
  • Model: Constellation
  • Year: 1965
  • Length: 46ft
  • Hull Material: Wood
  • Engine/Fuel Type:
  • Located In: Emeryville, CA
  • Category: Power
  • Class: Motor Yachts
  • LOA: 46 feet
  • Beam: 13 feet
  • Max Draft: 3.08 feet
  • Displacement: 30699 pounds
  • Total Engines: 2
  • Engine 1
  • EngineMake: Chrysler Marine
  • EngineModel: Crusader 440
  • EngineYear: 1983
  • EngineFuel: unleaded
  • PropellerType: 4 Blade, Bronze
  • EngineHours: 100
  • Engine 2
  • EngineMake: Chrysler Marine
  • EngineModel: Crusader 440
  • EngineYear: 1983
  • EngineFuel: unleaded
  • PropellerType: 4 Blade, Bronze
  • EngineHours: 100
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 150 gallon
  • Fuel Tank Count: 2
  • Water Tank Capacity: 80 gallon
  • Water Tank Count: 1
  • Holding Tank Capacity: 40 gallon
  • Holding Tank Count:1
  • Heads: 2

Additional Descriptions

General Description


The vessel is a 1965 Chris Craft Constellation tri-cabin sedan cruiser with twin Chrysler V-8 engines inboard engines 129 hulls of this model were built between 1963 and 1965. This is no 12 in the 1965 series (i.e. 96th hull in the series). She has a flaired bow, flush decking, raised trunk deck house. She has a hard top aft and could be completed with a fly bridge. She has sleeping accommodations for four with forward and aft heads, Construction is carvel planked mahogany with fiberglassed decks.


GENERAL ARRANGEMENT: The Cabin is laid out with an anchor chain locker under the bow, followed by the fore=ward stateroom with a head on port and hanking lockers on starboard., Next aft is the forward head, followed by by bunks port and stbd, are the galley and dinette on the same level as the forward cabin, but open to the main salon which is two steps up on centerline. The cruise air A/C units and how water heater are located in the forward hold below the galley along with the new holding tank The main salon is very roomy with a ladder up to the aft deck on port . The engines are located in the ample engine room below the salon. The companionway leads to the aft cabin on port where there is a double bed with private head and shower' The helm station is on the centerline in aft bridge deck, and has a fold down chart table aft.

Additional Information

Disappearance, Emeryville, CA

1965 46' Chris Craft Constellation

engine hours (total): 100

length overall (LOA): 46

make / manufacturer: Chris Craft

model name / number: Constellation

propulsion type: power

year manufactured: 1965

USCG Documented (USCG #1256545)

2022: New horn, masthead light

2021: New cabin house paint, hull paint, bottom paint, propellers, zincsRestored/Replaced toe-rail, shoulder rail and transomNew Master Stateroom Head vacu-flush pump, motor, reservoir and hoses

2021: Overhauled twin Chrysler Marine 440's, magna-fluxed and resurface heads, valve job, new valve covers, new OEM Carter carbs, belts, hoses, exhaust manifolds/risers, oil/air/fuel filters, cap, rotor, wires, plug, new deep cell and starter batteries, new fresh and circulating water pumps, new belts and hoses and clamps

2018: Master Stateroom Head remodel. New plumbing, electrical, tub/shower, sink/vanity, vacu-flush toilet, shower sump pump, exhaust fan

2017: Galley remodel including new counters, stove (propane), sink, dishwasher, new salon and galley cork flooring

2015: New Grape Solar AC/DC refrigerator

2014: New Seaward 20 Gallon marine hot water heater/tank, 6 stage drinking water system. Overhaul port side Paragon P44L transmission

2013: New 3 stage in line shore water filter systemBottom inspection, repair, paint, thru-hull maintenance, shaft/prop cleaning every 2-3 years. Bottom cleaned and zinc's replaced every 6 months or as needed.

Design and Structure
  • Tri-Cabin Sedan Design
  • Hull Material: Mahogany Wood
  • Framing: White Oak and Fir
  • Original copper-bronze fasteners in good condition at the last survey
  • Refastened on the garboard strake and chine in 2002 using silicone-bronze.
Electronics & Navigation
  • 6" Binnacle Compass
  • Uniden Solara VHF Radio
  • Knotmeter Airguide
  • Wood Freeman Autopilot
Ground Tackle
  • 35 LB Danforth Anchor
  • 12V Anchor Windlass
  • 50' Chain
  • 200' 3/4" Nylon Rode
  • Bow Roller

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

Bill Adams

Yacht & Ship Sales
415-425-5099 - mobile
415-484-1300 - office
3300 Powell St., Ste 105
Emeryville, CA 94608

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