1952 Chris Craft Riviera Preservation

  • Eighteen feet long, with 6 foot 3 inch beam
  • Hull Number R-18-865, 131 HP Hercules KBL six-cylinder engine with three 1-bbl down-draft carburetors.
  • Chris-Craft built 1,210 18-foot Rivieras from 1950 through 1954
  • Purchased from her original owner
  • Other than two tiny “Dutchman” repairs and a new gas tank, every bit of her wood inside and out, including her bottom is original
  • Her gauges, upholstery, ceilings, hardware, windshield and engine are original
  • Snake Mountain Boatworks LLC executed her comprehensive mechanical and cosmetic preservation beginning in early 2014, and finishing in early August, 2015
  • Her new owners are enjoying her in Ohio and North Carolina.