Launch 20

Launch 20

Chris-Crafts newest 20' model is a sporty new bowrider perfect for waterskiing and wakeboarding enthusiasts. This sleek and stylish boat boasts all the luxury and class of larger Chris-Crafts, but with an agility, size and speed that makes it a perfect day boat for families and friends. At Chris-Craft, we believe that good things also come in small package and the Launch 20 proves it!

Engine Tested: Mercury 5.0 DTS (260HP)

Top Speed: 54.5 mph @ 4,950 rpm, 47.4 knots @ 4,950 rpm

Cruise Speed: 29.1 mph @ 3,000 rpm, 25.3 knots @ 3,000 rpm

Range @ Cruise: 150 miles (242 km)


  • A sporty new bowrider perfect for waterskiing and wakeboarding enthusiasts
  • Stylish deck that contains the famous Chris-Craft flair
  • Curved windshield with a center walk-through to a large bowrider area
  • Custom Chris-Craft roll pleated cockpit upholstery
  • Full length ski locker storage
  • Deep-V hull with flared bow
  • Custom Stainless steel windshield frame
  • Perforated dash with custom Chris-Craft gauges
  • Self-draining cockpit
  • Stainless steel thru-hull fittings
  • Integral swim platform with 3-step swim ladder


Length overall (w/ swim platform) 20'2" 6.15 m
Length overall (w/o swim platform) 18'10" 5.74 m
Centerline length 18'0" 5.49 m
Waterline length 15'6" 4.72 m
Hull length 18'10" 5.74 m
Beam, maximum 7'11" 2.41 m
Beam, waterline 7'6" 2.29 m
Center of gravity (fwd of transom keel) 5'1" 1.55 m
Dry weight 2,913 lbs 1,321 kg
Fuel capacity 34 gallons 129 ltr
Deadrise 20 degrees 20 degrees
Draft, prop raised 17" 43.2 cm
Draft, prop lowered 34" 86.4 cm
Freeboard forward 31 ½" 80 cm
Freeboard at half length 29 ½" 74.9 cm
Freeboard aft 18 ½" 47.2 cm
Height overall 4'11" 1.47 m
Bridge clearance 46.5" 1.18 m
Flotation Basic  
Maximum persons 7  

Hull & Deck

Stainless steel windshield frame with tempered glass
Teak and stainless steel Chris-Craft inlay
Bow and stern eyes, stainless steel
Bronze transom drain
Chris-Craft custom embroidered pennant & U.S. flag kit
Stainless steel flag poles
Full beam fiberglass swim platform
Anchor storage under front seat
International navigation lighting
Meets ABYC, USCG standards
Mooring cleats (6), pop-up stainless steel
NMMA Boat Certification
PVC rub rail with 316 stainless steel insert
Ski tow, stainless steel
Stainless steel bow light cover
Stainless steel engine hatch logo
Stainless steel fill plates for fuel and water
Stainless steel thru-hull fittings
Trademark Chris-Craft tumblehome aft
Full fiberglass structural liner foam filled for flotation and sound deadening
Wood-free hull


Cockpit beverage holders
Cockpit bolsters
Courtesy LED lighting
Engine hatch with hydraulic stays
In-floor cooler storage
Flip-up bucket seats, fore and aft adjustment & swivel
Removable carpet
Ski storage locker
Self-draining cockpit
Storage areas under seating
Single level cockpit with dual consoles
Stainless steel hand rails
Stainless steel cockpit drains
Stainless steel pedestal base
Kenwood marine AM/FM stereo CD subwoofer and tweeters with 4 speakers and in-dash remote control
Engine hatch sunpad


Accessory outlet, 12 volt
Adjustable flip-up helm seat
Custom Chris-Craft gauge package
Custom mahogany steering wheel
Drink holders
In-dash LCD depth finder
Tilt steering helm
Chris-Craft custom perforated dash
Dash light dimmer


Automatic bilge pump with indicator light
Bilge blower
Battery tray with switch
Stainless steel trumpet horn
Fuel tank with anti-siphon valve and electric sending unit
Power steering
Power stern navigation light


Cockpit and bow covers
Air compressor for inflatables
Lifting ring package
Safety Package - Includes fire suppression system (automatic)
Sirius satellite radio (incl. 6 month subscription, U.S. and Canada only)
Teak swim platform
Selectable exhaust (not available for CE)
CE Certification
Bow docking lights - LED
Convertible top (exchange for bimini)
Trim tabs

Engine Options

4.3L Gxi V6 (225hp) - standard
5.0L Gxi (270hp)
D3 Diesel DPS (200hp)
Ocean X dual props
High altitude drive
Catalyst engine (5.0L)
Dual prop option (5.0L)
Selectable exhaust

5.0L MPI (260hp)
High altitude drive
Fresh water cooling (4.3L, 5.0L)
Catalyst engine
Bravo 3 upgrade
Selectable exhaust (5.0L) (Non-CE only)


Standards (hull/stripe/canvas)
Palm Beach Yellow gelcoat/ Coach/ Toast
White gelcoat/ Coach/ Toast
Café Taupe gelcoat/ White/ Taupe
Willow green gelcoat/ White/ Spa green
Riviera red gelcoat/ White/ Toast
Steel blue gelcoat/ White/ Sapphire blue
Midnight blue paint/ Red/ Navy (optional upgrade)

Vinyl Selections
Ivory Cream