1990 CHRIS CRAFT 501 Motor Yacht

1990 CHRIS CRAFT 501 Motor Yacht For Sale


Here is your opportunity to own A Chris Craft large enough to live on yet still able to be handled by a cruising couple. One of only a half dozen 501’s built with the galley up, allowing for 4 stateroom, 3 head layout below. The salon/galley area is huge with great visibility – perfect for entertaining! Master Stateroom is full bean aft with king sized berth and head with tub. The remaining staterooms are forward and down of pilot house along with the walk-in engine room.

Current owner purchased this Chris Craft as a floating condo for Florida whereby the entire family of nine can stay comfortably. If the climate controlled pilothouse isn’t for you, the bridge offers great views from its elevation, has a full canvas enclosure, full electronics, a wet bar with refrigerator, seating for a small crowd, electric davit and cradle for dinghy.

The Detroit 6V92 diesels have less than 450 hours since being totally rebuilt. The vessel can be cruised at trawler speed for fuel savings or powered up for 15 knot cruise. All electronics are in excellent operating conditions and both upper & lower stations have NEW Raymarine chart plotters. The lower station has been completely redone to remove obsolete electronics and install new. There are endless spare parts included as well as complete owner’s manuals & maintenance records. Spare props and spare shaft included.

The interior is fantastic! Upgraded galley with NEW appliances and corian counters. Headliner and valences are new throughout the yacht. All interior woodwork is light oak and a new hi-lo salon table has been added to match. NEW carpets and new furniture throughout. All televisions (4) are new several with built in DVD. Numerous lighting has been upgraded to LED.

Exterior finish is in excellent condition and the limited teak has recently been refinished. There are two Marquip boarding ladders including adapter plate for narrow docks. Glendenning shore power cord retrievers for both the 50 amp cord and storage locker. Spare shore cords and numerous adapters included.

You won’t find a nicer live aboard yacht on the market for this kind of price!!

Check her out today, you won’t be disappointed and you will see much more than ca be listed here.

  • LENGTH50' (15.24m)
  • DRAFT4' 4" (1.32m)
  • BEAM 15' 4" (4.67m)
  • MFG LENGTH56' 4" (17.17m)
  • HEADS3
  • SLEEPS 8
Speed / Weight
  • CRUISE SPEED15 Knots 17 MPH
  • MAX SPEED17 Knots 20 MPH
  • FUEL CAPACITY 778 Gallons 2,945.05 Liters
  • WATER CAPACITY260 Gallons 984.21 Liters
  • HOLDING TANK80 Gallons 302.83 Liters
Hull Information
  • HULL MATERIALFiberglass
Engine 1 Information
  • MANUFACTURERDetroit Diesel
  • ENGINE TYPEInboard
  • FUEL TYPEDiesel
Engine 2 Information
  • MANUFACTURERDetroit Diesel
  • ENGINE TYPEInboard
  • FUEL TYPEDiesel
Entry to "Eggscape" is easy with a custom side ramp and Marquip ladder stairs for figure docks. Thru the side Pilothouse door, you enter the helm area where access to the bridge is up a ladder on Starboard. Also access to the Galley- up and Salon is convenient. The Master Stateroom is down a spiral staircase on portside offers a king size berth with a full head including a shower with bath. Forward of the helm are 3 Staterooms with 2 additional Head and Engine Room access. There is standing room inside the Engine Room. Very spacious and lots of room. This is a very livable vessel and a rare find.


Fully carpeted

Aft sliding doors to aft deck with access to platform

Transom door

Starboard side couch

Custom high/low table

Overhead lighting

Large side windows with blinds

Aft spiral staircase to master aft stateroom

Safety handrail

Retractable TV entertainment center

Portside arm chair

Galley-up design with bar and stools


Frigidaire stainless refrigerator/ freezer

Sharpe microwave oven

GE two burner electric stove tops

Solid surface counter and bar tops

Stainless under mount sink with sprayer / disposal

Large overhead storage

Large below counter storage

Utility storage drawers

110V outlet

Hot and cold pressure water system


Aft full beam master with king centerline berth

Bed cover and pillows

Mirrored headboard

Flat screen TV

Accent lighting

Cedar lined hang-up locker

Reading lights

Port and starboard storage cabinets

120V plugs

Side windows

Make-up vanity

Air- conditioning with reverse heat

Side table storage

Privacy door to master head


Vanity with solid surface counter top and sink

Lighted medicine cabinet with mirror

Shower stall with tub

Vacu-Flush head with holding tank

Air- conditioner vent

AC electrical outlet

Lower and upper cabinet storage

Exhaust fan

Full frame privacy door

Towel holder

Opening port light

Tile flooring


Double island berth with spread pillow shams

Upper storage cabinets

Overhead hatch

Cedar lined hang-up locker with mirrored door

Side storage shelves

Vanity with sink on the portside

Under berth storage

Privacy door

Fully carpeted

Forward anchor rode access

Flat screen TV with DVD player

Air-conditioner control

110AC electrical plug


Double bunk beds

Privacy door

Side window with blinds

Storage drawers

Mirrored vanity with desk

Air-conditioning vent

carpeted flooring

AC electrical plug

Flat screen TV with DVD player


One Futon converts to sleeper in 3rd stateroom

NEW washer / dryer

Engine Room Access

Generator Access


Full head with vanity and toilet

Vanity storage

Medicine cabinet with mirror

Window with curtain

Hand towel ring

Under counter storage

Shower stall with door

Electrical vent system

Towel rod

Indirect lighting


Port and starboard pilothouse entry doors

Overhead equipment panel

Windshield wiper and washers

Windshield cover

Bench helm seat with storage

Engine monitoring gauges

Tran, oil, water warning lights

Lighted compass

Hour meters

Volt meters

Search light remote

Upper panel rocker switches

Lower equipment switch panel

Stainless destroyer helm wheel

Internal access to bridge

Lower helm storage

Map storage

Safety glass windshield with aluminum frame and cover

Tank level monitors

Engine alarm system


Aft L-seating port and starboard with storage

Two Pompanette helm chairs

Radar arch

Wet bar with storage sink and NEW refrigerator

Bimini top with stainless tubing

Helm station with dual controls

Wet compass

Standard Horizon VHF

Engine gauges

Foot rest

Seat covers for L-lounge and helm seat

2 Side tables

Non-ski deck surface

Dingy bunks

Marquipt Hi/Low dingy davit


NEW Raymarine A series color GPS display

Standard Horizon VHF

Furuno radar wit open array

Depth finder

Robertson AP2000DL autopilot

Stereo remote

VHF antennas

Ritchie compass


Custom electrical control panel with CB, Polarity Ind.

20kw diesel generator with sound shield

Glendenning 50amp electrical shore cable system

Cable TV hook-up and telephone outlets

True Charge 2 battery charger 60A

Over current protection

Battery parallel system

Electrical bonding system

Remote spotlight

Cruiser-Air 5 zone reverse cycle air- conditioning

Air horn system

Shore power inlet 115V - port and starboard

12V lighting system

GE 19.9 gallon hot water heater

Windshield wipers and washers

NEW Edgestar washer / dryer

NEW batteries - 4


Trim tab system

Glendenning engine synchronizer

Maxwell-Nilsson windlass anchor system

Fresh and raw water washdown

Waste macerator system with pump-out

Fresh water pressure system

Hynautic hydraulic engine control system

Hynautic steering system

Engine room blowers

Oil change system with transfer

VDO engine instruments at helm and engine room

Sealand 12V macerator system with Y-Valve

Stainless steel rudders with bronze upper bearings


Stand-up engine room

Engine room sound insulation

Engine strainers

Air-conditioner strainer

Bronze thru-hull fittings

Engine room lighting

Hot water heater

Fire suppression system

Engine room blowers

Walker Air- Seps

Bilge pumps

Spare prop and shaft

Allison transmissions

Racor fuel filters / water separators

Main engine shut-off valves


Bow Pulpit

Stainless bow railing

Stainless steel deck cleats and chocks

Forward deck box

Windlass with foot switches

Anchor chain locker with drainage overboard

Anchor roller system

Rail mounted fender holders

Forward seating with cover

Fiberglass toe rail

Scuppers for deck drainage

Chrome on brass Hawse pipe for anchor line

Bow and boarding lights


Non-skid surface

Aft deck with transom gate and ladder

Aft shower

Swim platform with ladder

Varnished handrail

Sun shade


Bronze seacocks thru-hulls

2.5" Armco stainless steel propeller shafts

Dripless shaft seals

Propellers four bladed 30x30

Stabilizer system INOP- fins removed

Galati Navigation Arrow

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