Launch 23


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.

Specifications - Dimensions

Length Overall (w/ Swim Platform)23' 5"7.14 m
Beam Maximum8' 3"2.52 m
Dry Weight4,109 lbs1,823 kg
Fuel Capacity58 gal219.6 ltr
Water Capacity9 gal34 l
Maximum Persons6 

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 - Standard Equipment

  • Aft Bench Seat with Storage
  • Stainless Steel Beverage Holders
  • Bimini Top
  • Bucket Seats
  • Cockpit LED Lights
  • Stainless Steel Cockpit Grab Rails
  • Dash Mounted Compass
  • In-dash LCD Depth Finder
  • International Navigation Lighting
  • In-Floor Insulated Cooler
  • Pull-Up Stainless Steel Mooring Cleats
  • Custom Mahogany Steering Wheel
  • Rockford Fosgate AM/FM/CD Stereo
  • Teak Maintenance Kit

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

Upholstery Selection

  • Almond Almond * Formally known as Ivory
  • Toffee Toffee
  • Mocha Mocha
  • Oyster Oyster * Formally known as Sand
  • Stone Stone
  • Portabella Portabella
  • Saddle Saddle

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