The first Chris Craft was built in 1874 by Christopher Columbus Smith in Algonac, Michigan; a small town on the river of St. Clair. Smith was only 13. A few years later, he built a duck hunting boat, and soon his friends wanted boats, too. This was the unofficial start of Chris Craft boats. Come 1922, he and his brother Hank (along with a few other partners) began Smith and Sons Boat Company. In 1930 the name was changed to Chris Craft, and the legend began.
By the 1920's, the company was already known for their sleek racing boats. Their customers included the likes of Henry Ford, Frank Sinatra, Katherine Hepburn, and William Randolph Hearst. In the late 20's, they decided to lower costs so they could offer the boats to a larger market and began assembly line production. Prior to this, most all of their boats had been hand-built. When the 22' Cadet runabout was introduced, middle class America was now able to enjoy the boating life, which before was only available to the wealthy. The boat was offered with an installment plan, and it saw great success, while at the same time opening the boating world up to a much larger group of people.
Quickly, the name Chris Craft started to go hand in hand with the term “pleasure boating”. Their beautiful wooden boats still symbolize a lifestyle of luxury and an appreciation of fine style. It would be a shame not to protect such a boat with the best cover available. Choose your Carver cover by selecting your model from the list below.
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Since 2001, Boat Covers Direct® has been proud to offer Carver boat covers for CHRIS CRAFT boats. Designed and engineered in Landrum, SC, Carver produces their products in their state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities. These covers are manufactured using cutting edge technology in areas including material handling, cutting, and sewing. Over 30 years of experience have taught Carver important lessons in fabric choice and finishing for longevity.
We believe that our customers are loyal to us because we take care of them. We stock popular CHRIS CRAFT covers and ship them out quickly, usually the same day that you place your order. Our customers like purchasing our products, and selling these top quality covers and tops is important to us. Even though you only need to purchase a cover every 5, 7, or sometimes every 10 years, we want you to remember where you received the best cover and the most value for your money.
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Carver boat covers are available in your choice of materials, including 7.6 oz. Sun-DURA®, and 9.25 oz. Sunbrella®/Outdura® Acrylic. These materials are made specifically for outdoor use by domestic mills such as Glen Raven, Milliken, and Sattler.
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New for 2013, Boat Covers Direct® is including a tie down kit and a storage bag free with every Carver boat cover purchase. If you want to trailer with your Sun-DURA®, or Sunbrella®/Outdura® cover, you must have a tie down kit. If you try to travel, even a short distance, with bungees, you’ll find that your boat cover flaps violently in the wind. Over time, this can lead to stretching or even ripping of your boat cover. Tie down kits are necessary for trailering because they do not stretch. Your boat cover order will include a kit of 12 polypropylene straps with buckles, kind of like the ones that you see on a life jacket. Even if you don’t trailer your boat, it’s much easier to snap a strap to tie a cover down than to have to tie and retie rope every time you store your boat.
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All Carver covers and Bimini tops are designed and engineered in Landrum, South Carolina and production takes place in Carver's state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities. For over 30 years, Carver has been a leader in the marine industry because of the exceptional quality of their handmade boat covers and Bimini tops.
Help preserve the value of your boat with a cover that is water repellent, mildew resistant, and UV resistant. Our boat covers are excellent for storage, either on dry land or in the water. All of our Carver boat covers include a free tie down kit which is made to aid in securing the cover to the trailer. Carver’s Styled-to-Fit® and custom boat covers are trailerable unless otherwise noted. Materials offered are Sun-DURA® and Sunbrella®/Outdura®, and warranties range from 7-10 years.
Our Styled-to-Fit® covers are patterned with precision to ensure a great fitting and great looking boat cover. This is our most popular type of cover, and it is designed to fit your boats specific style and length. These Styled-to-Fit® covers have shock cord (shock cord is like elastic, only much, much stronger) in the hem to provide a snug fit. In addition, if your boat has an outboard motor, your boat cover will come with a free attached motor cover (excluding boat covers for inflatables, which cover the boat and motor in one). Our Styled-to-Fit® covers come with a guarantee of fit and satisfaction, as do all of our products!
Our custom covers are designed specifically for select boat models. They are made with the boats every contour in mind, ensuring a perfect fit. Custom boat covers come with a draw rope sewn into their hem, which usually exits at the stern, allowing you to pull the cover snug. If your boat has an outboard, your cover will come with either an attached or separate motor cover- call us for details on your particular cover.
All of our covers carry full warranties that protect you completely. We offer a price match guarantee, so you don't have to worry about price. If you find it cheaper elsewhere, please contact us. We will beat any competitors' price on the same item by $10!
We ship our covers direct to you quickly, many times the same day that you order. You choose the color and material—we have many available.
We make it our mission not only to provide a cover for your boat, but to provide you with the RIGHT cover for your boat. Accept nothing less than a cover that will last for years to come and look great while doing so. Let our cover work for you—the only thing that you need to do is enjoy boating!
You can place your order via our website, by phone, or using our Live Chat. If you are having trouble finding the boat cover or Bimini top that is right for you, or if you just want to talk to someone before making your purchase, call us. Our toll free number is 1-866-626-8377. We are located in Chesnee, SC, and we have plenty of knowledgeable representatives here to assist you.
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