Chris-craft 16′ utility boat #1240 dumas chris craft 16′ utility boat #1240 this sporty little speedster from the late 40s is an all-wood kit with a double-planked. Chris craft classic boats web sites and other information of interest to chris craft owners . last updated march 19, 2003. Baby bootlegger. this iconic racing boat was originally designed by george crouch in 1924 and went on to win the 1924 and 1925 apba gold cup. our plans for this boat.