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1973 Chris-Craft 55 Roamer

location icon Chula Vista, California
Year 1973
Length 55 ft
Builder/Manufacturer Chris Craft Boats

55' Chris Craft 55 Roamer '73 "Yolo"

Chris Crafts are well known as sturdy, well built vessels. This is a welded aluminum boat with V bottom and flush deck with twin diesel engines. She is a large vessel that has an open and roomy layout. There are three staterooms and three heads. The salon and galley are great for entertaining and a large covered deck with full enclosure is another great lounge area. She is located in a liveaboard slip that may be transferred to the new owner with marina approval.


Year Built 1973
Category Power
Length Overall 61 ft
Length Of Deck 55 ft
Beam 16 ft
Construction Aluminum
Min Draft 4'6 ft
Drive Type Direct
Engines 2
Total Engine Power 780 hp
Cruising Speed 10 kn
Fuel Tanks 1
Fuel Tank Cap. 300 gal
Fuel Tank Mat. Aluminum
Water Tanks 1
Water Tank Cap. 300 gal
Water Tank Mat. Aluminum
Holding Tanks 1
Holding Tank Cap. 56 gal
Displacement 54,500 lb

Engine 1 Specifications

Make: Detroit Diesel
Model: 8V
Drive Type: Direct
Fuel: Diesel
Engine Power: 390hp
Type: Inboard
Propeller Type: 4 Blade

Engine 2 Specifications

Make: Detroit Diesel
Model: 8V
Drive Type: Direct
Fuel: Diesel
Engine Power: 390hp
Type: Inboard
Propeller Type: 4 Blade

This classic vessel has three staterooms and three heads. It has a private head in the bow. Next aft is a stateroom with over/under bunks, hanging lockers/closets and storage. There are four steps that lead to the salon and galley. The galley is on port and has a pass through into the salon. Full size refrigerator, abundant counter space and good storage make this galley a chef’s dream. The spacious salon is excellent for entertaining and lounging. Aft in the salon is a passage down to the aft staterooms. On port is a guest stateroom with L-shaped berths, storage and a head across the passage on starboard with head, shower, counterspace and storage. Next aft is the huge master stateroom. Master bed is athwartships on port with the ensuite head/shower to starboard. Abundant storage and large closet make this a great liveaboard layout.


Ewave 110V refrigeration

3-burner electric Princess stove

GE microwave oven

Pressure fresh water

10-gal water heater

Single stainless steel sink

Electronics and Navigation

Boss 625VAB stereo/CD player



12V DC and 110V AC

(9) batteries

(2) battery chargers

15kW Onan generator (862.4 hrs)


Anchor, chain and rode

Electric windlass

Hard top over bridge with canvas/Isinglass enclosure

Bow pulpit and rails

Dock lines

Swim platform


Actual LOA: 61’

Engine and Mechanical

Emergency engine stop

Fuel filters

Raw water sea strainer

Bridge engine controls

Thermal and acoustic engine area insulation

Manual CO2 fire extinguishing

(6) electric bilge pumps

56-gal holding tank

(4) air conditioning units (unknown condition)


All seller’s personal effects on board are excluded from the sale of this vessel.

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.