My Boyhood Dream - Chris-Craft


At the 1959 New York Boat Show, I grabbed a Chris-Craft “Dream Builder” brochure. And although they would manufacture more than 8,000 boats that year, the Silver Arrow model was one of four featured on the cover. She was marine progress, embodied, as she sported fiberglass atop her wood hull. The other three models were all wood, top to bottom. They suddenly seemed old-fashioned.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2016/06/09/christ-craft-dream