Chris-Craft Launch 23


The Launch 23 is a stylish bow rider that's perfect for water sports. With plenty of forward space as well as a practical and comfortable main deck area, she boasts all of the classic touches that make her a Chris-Craft.

Lavish craftsmanship sits at the heart of this wonderful sports boat, a seriously stylish yet practical bow rider that appeals to lovers of water sports.

Small yet spacious, the Launch 23 accommodates a group of up to 8 passengers, combining incredible Chris-Craft details with quick acceleration and agile handling. As well as delivering powerful pull for towing a variety of water toys, she offers plenty of forward space and the main deck area is as practical as it is a joy to relax on.  A wide, flared hull creates the space for a large U-shaped bow seating area, while a 3-person aft bench makes it ideal for socialising, sunbathing and relaxing.

Adding a host of classic Chris-Craft touches, the Launch 23 will work her way deep into your heart. How can you resist?

Specifications - Dimensions

Length Overall (w/ Swim Platform) 23' 5" 7.14 m
Beam Maximum 8' 3" 2.52 m
Dry Weight 4,109 lbs 1,823 kg
Fuel Capacity 58 gal 219.6 ltr
Water Capacity 9 gal 34 l
Maximum Persons 6  

Specifications - Main Features

  • 5 Year Hull & Structural Warranty
  • Deep-V Hull Bottom with Flared Bow
  • High-End Fit and Finish
  • Forward Bow Seating with Under Seat and Helm Storage
  • 13 Cubic Feet of Storage Space for Gear
  • Stainless Steel Curved Glass Windshield
  • Hidden Bimini Top Storage
  • Integral Swim Platform with Swim Ladder
  • Wood Free Hull Construction
  • CE Certification
  • Ocean Shipping Cradle
  • Water Ready Package

Specifications - Engine Packages


  • V8 6.2L (300 HP) Bravo III
  • V8 6.2L (300 HP) Bravo III (Non-Catalyst)
  • V8 6.2L (350 HP) Bravo III
  • V8 8.2L (380 HP) Bravo III, FWC, and DTS


  • V8-C 5.3L (300 HP) Duoprop and FWC
  • V8-C 5.3L (350 HP) Duoprop and FWC
  • V8-C 6.0L (380 HP) Duoprop and FWC

Engine Options

  • Mercury -Seacore (6.2L Requires DTS Option)
  • Mercury (DTS) - Digital Throttle & Shift
  • Volvo - Ocean X
  • Volvo (EVC) - Electronic Vessel Control
  • Selectable Exhaust
  • High Altitude Drive

*Non-Catalyst engine only available for sale outside the U.S.

Specifications - Options & Accessories

  • Cockpit Cover
  • Cockpit Carpet
  • Convertible Top (Exchange for Bimini)
  • LED Docking Lights
  • Fresh Water Cooling
  • Heritage Trim Edition Teak
  • Heritage Edition Teak
  • Mooring Cover
  • Teak Caulk Color
  • Teak Cockpit Table
  • Underwater Lights
  • Teak Swim Platform
  • Transom Shower

Specifications - Colour Selections

Gelcoat Colour

  • Alpine White
  • Ivory Cream

Painted Hull Colour - Optional (* indicates metallic colours)

  • Midnight Blue
  • Deep Sapphire*
  • Blue Crystal*
  • Fountain Blue*
  • Aqua Marine*
  • White Sand*
  • Silver Bullet*
  • Dark Graphite*
  • Onyx Black
  • Black Pearl*
  • Cashmere*
  • Alpine White
  • Ivory Cream
  • Custom

Stripe Colour

  • Riviera Red
  • Midnight Blue
  • Coach
  • Black

Cockpit Vinyl Colour (Base Colour/Insert Colour)

  • Alpine White
  • Champagne
  • Coach
  • Ivory Cream
  • Sand
  • Sapphire

Canvas Colour

  • Navy
  • Toast
  • Black

Teak Caulk Colour

  • Black
  • Blonde

Upholstery Details

Half the pleasure of owning a boat is the freedom it gives you. The other half is an appreciation of the craftsmanship lavished upon it.

Whether you are cruising the blue waters, anchored off a sandy shoal or moored in a palm-tree-lined alcove, we believe you will find that even the fabrics and wood finish chosen for these models will surpass your expectations.

To see a full range of colour options, please click here.


Carpet Selection

  • Dune Dune * Formally known as Seagrass
  • Boucle Boucle

Cockpit Base Vinyl Color

  • Almond Almond
  • Toffee Toffee
  • Saddle Saddle
  • Mocha Mocha
  • Oyster Oyster
  • Stone Stone
  • Portabella Portabella

Cockpit Insert Vinyl Color

  • Almond Almond
  • Toffee Toffee
  • Saddle Saddle
  • Mocha Mocha
  • Oyster Oyster
  • Stone Stone
  • Portabella Portabella

Contrast Stitching Colors

  • Navy Navy
  • Coach Coach
  • Black Black

Teak or Esthec Caulk Color

  • Black Black
  • Blonde Blonde

Disclaimer: Upholstery colours may differ on individual computers. Please speak to your sales person to see the selection of samples.