Just looking at a common boat plan it’s easy to see why so many things can go wrong. other than getting feet, inches and eighths of inches onto timber at full size. 1960 chris craft k-17 beautiful classic 1960 chriscraft 17′ ski boat with chevy 350 cu.in. most fittings original, new upholstery. trailer included.. Beverly gasaway, 11/24/2013 i purchased this chris craft for my husbands birthday. he is busy going over the plans and setting up his work center. this is the first.