n. 1.) A distant and secluded hideaway, usually of great beauty and peacefulness; 2.) A “Shangri-La,” by extension,
is an ideal refuge from the troubles of the world; 3.) Any place of complete bliss and delight and peace.
Go back in time when cruising aboard fine Chris-Craft yachts like
the Shangri-La was
at it's peak. The Shangri-La may be available in 2017 for private excursions, sunset cruises, weddings,etc.
for guest of Cap'n Kenny.
The Shangri-La is constantly being upgraded with up-to-date electronics
for safety and comfort but has kept it's sleek stylish lines of the yachts of bygone years. She has been upgraded with state-of-the-art
navigation and satellite entertainment. The powerplants his been repowered from the old Chris-Craft 283 185 hp engines with
twin inboard MerCruiser 7.4L BlueWater engines with Thunderbolt IV ignition rated @ 340 hp each. Cruise speed is 18 kts (22
MPH) with a top speed of 25 kts (30 MPH).
The Shangri-La is not available for bareboat charter.
USS Shangri-La (CV-38)
was named after the US Navy aircraft carrier USSShangri-La
(CV-38, CVA-38, CVS-38) by former owner Frank Welti. Frank served on the USS
Shangri-La in the 1950s. She is documented by the US Coast Guard as a Merchant Vessel of the United States with
a Coastwise Unrestricted Trade Endorsement with the primary service as a Passenger Vessel (6 or fewer). Documented Tonnage:
19 Gross Registered Tons, 15 Net Registered Tons.