1998 Chris-Craft 260 Express Cruiser

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Class Power
Category Cruisers, Express Cruiser
Year 1998
Make Chris-Craft
Length 26'
Propulsion Type Other
Hull Material Composite
Fuel Type Gas
Location Raleigh, NC
Equipment List
Chris Craft 260 Express Cruiser Specifications - Standard Equipment - 36 quart Igloo cooler with integral storage area - Accessory outlet, 12V - Bilge pump with float switch - Bilge blower - Bimini top with colorfast Sunbrella fabric - Bow and stern eyes, stainless steel - Bow rail - Clarion Marine AM-FM stereo cassette 4 speakers - Cockpit courtesy lighting - Compound curved glass wrap-around windshield satin anodized frame - Concealed anchoring system with anchor roller, cleat and hawse pipe - Drink holders - Electric horn, concealed - Fiberglass cockpit liner with diamond pattern non-skid finish - Full swim platform with concealed boarding ladder - Hydraulic trim tabs - Portside lounge seat - Pressure water system - Removable Berber cockpit carpet - Sculpted 40 ounce vinyl cockpit upholstery - Seating: dual helm seat with slide-out, aft-facing seat; fold-out aft bench seat - Shore water connection - Stainless steel deck hardware, through-bolted - Translucent sliding cabin door with screen - Transom shower - Vinyl rub rail with stainless steel insert - White translucent deck hatches with screens (2) - Base white gelcoat with gelcoat accent stripes Helm - 12 volt accessory outlet - Engine safety shutoff switch with belt clip - High-visibility analog engine instrumentation: speedometer, tachometer, oil pressure, temperature, hour meter, trim indicator, fuel gauge - Illuminated switches - In-dash LCD digital depth finder - Liquid filled compass - Power steering - Rosewood grain dash panels with high-gloss finish - Tilt steering wheel with rosewood grain wheel Electrical - 110 volt shorepower - AC-DC distribution panel with circuit breakers - Battery charger - Dual battery system - Water heater, 6 gallon Forward Cabin - Carbon monoxide detector - Dinette table, converts to filler for V-berth Forward Cabin - Adjustable reading lights - Hanging locker - Opening portlights - Overhead lighting - Pillow set (3) - Removable Berber carpet - Solution dyed interior fabrics - V-Berth storage shelves - V-Berth with under-cushion storage Galley - Cabinets - Custom molded Granulon countertop with molded sink and cutting board - Refrigerator, 110 - 12 volt - Single-burner alcohol - electric stove Head - Grab rail - towel bar - Hand-held shower - Molded vanity & sink - Opening portlight with screen - Paper holder - Portable toilet Midcabin - Double berth - Adjustable reading lights - Opening window with screen - Privacy curtain Chris Craft 260 Express Cruiser Optional Equipment - Anchor windlass with remote - Bimini enclosure with windshield connector, side and aft curtains - CE Certification - Clarion 6 disc CD changer - Clarion AM-FM CD 4 speakers - Cockpit cover - Cockpit table - Dockside pump-out - Fire extinguisher system - Foredeck sunpad cushion - Fume detector - Gray water system - Head compartment vent fan - Microwave oven - Midcabin privacy curtain and port window drapes - Oil drip pan - Remote operated searchlight - Repair kit - Reverse cycle air conditioning 7,000 BTUs - VacuFlush toilet system - Windshield wiper - Graphics options: Classic, Sport - Color selections: black, burgundy, green, navy Power Options - SX Cobra Drive std. - Volvo Penta Gi T-7.4L, EFI, 310 PSHP - Volvo Penta GS 5.7L, 2V, 250 PSHP - Volvo Penta GSi, 5.7L, EFI, 280 PSHP - Duo Prop with S-S prop
Engine Notes
Various Volvo Penta options available.
Top speed of boat: 40mph
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.
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Engine Make Volvo Penta
Engine Model Volvo 5.7 GSi
Engine Year 1998
Total Power 280hp
Engine Hours 680
Engine Type Other
Fuel Type Gas
Hull Shape Deep Vee
1998 Chris-Craft 260 Express Cruiser

Standard features of the Chris-Craft 260 Express Cruiser include: concealed anchoring system with anchor roller, cleat & hawse pipe, dual helm seat with slide-out aft-facing seat, fold-out aft bench seat, full swim platform with concealed 3-step boarding ladder, hydraulic trim tabs, AC - DC distribution panel with circuit breakers, and dinette table that converts to filler for V-berth. The galley has a single-burner alcohol stove, custom molded Granulon counter top with molded sink and cutting board, and cabinets. The head has a portable toilet, molded vanity and sink, overhead lighting, and a hand-held shower.

This is a very clean and well cared for 1998 Chris Craft 260 Express Cruiser powered by a single 280 HP 5.7 Volvo GSi fuel-injected I/O with a duo prop outdrive. The boat has approximately 680 hours of use on the motor. This boat features a number of standard factory features as well many aftermarket additions including:


-Anchor Winch with 7# Fortress Guardian Anchor and 2803-ply ½ nylon rode and 15 ¼ chain

-Hydraulic stainless steel trim tabs with Helm mounted switches and indicators

-Spotlight, remote control

-Sunbrella Bimini and full canvas

-Sunbrella Cockpit cover

-Electric Fresh-Water-Flush Head with 20 gallon holding tank, with Macerator, with diverter valve

-Pressurized Fresh Water system with 20 gallon supply tank, with shore source connector

-Level gauges for Fresh Water and Holding tanks with indicator in cabin.

-Head with hand held shower and sink

-Electronic Forward bilge pump with On/Off Switch and remote operation

-Engine Compartment bilge pump and level switch and remote operation

-Cruisair 7,000Btu Reverse Cycle Air Conditioner, 115VAC

-Galvanized Steel 5 gallon, 115VAC water heater with by-pass plumbing, new 2018

-Norcold 12VDC/120VAC compact refrigerator with freezer

-Kenyon one burner 120VAC/alcohol stovetop

-Frigidaire 0.6 cubic foot microwave oven

-Jensen Stereo with electronic device input, and remote control. CD player not mounted.

-18 HD LED color, flat screen TV with DVD player, remote controls

Safety and Navigation Equipment:

-Standard Horizon GX2150 VHF radio, Class D DSC, with AIS, 30 watt PA/Hailer with remote speaker, with Fog Horn capability

-Standard Horizon RAM3 remote microphone and display

-Garmin 741xs Chartplotter with Blue Chart g2 Coastal and Lake VU HD built-in with CHRIP enabled depth transducer

-Lowrance Digital depth gauge

-Fuel flow meter

-Orion Bluewater Alert System, flares

-Four Orange type II Near shore life preservers

-Throwable seat cushion life preserver with 50 floating line

-Fireboy-Automatic fire extinguisher mounted in engine compartment with indicator on helm


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