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Welcome to the Port Carling Boats site

July 10, 2016 in Blog


 We hope the site will satisfy your love of wooden boats, cottaging and the holiday lifestyle. Check out our links at the bottom of this page, too!

Your source for Cottage life in Muskoka Ontario and Antique and Classic Wooden Boats

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by Rob

Price reduction on versatile Grew Cruiser.

April 28, 2017 in Uncategorized


Grew cruiser: 18 ft, 1968
We have been instructed by the owner to reduce the price on this versatile Grew Cruiser. Originally priced at $7,900, the new price is $6,900. Please see the description, contact information and additional photos below.
Notes from the owner…
“This incredibly original Grew Cruiser has been with its current owner for 31 years. It has always been stored indoors. It has had 6 day trips to the lake in 2016. Its\’s powered by Aquamatic 80 Volvo inboard/outboard. The hull is of marine grade plywood lapstrake design and had a paint refresh in spring 2016.It comes with top with a stern curtain and clear side window panels-all of which are in great condition. The interior wood is made of mahogany with a Nautolex vinyl decking and floor covering. The trailer was custom built for this boat and is included. it had new rollers and bearings installed in 2016.”


For contact information, please click on the link. Ad number pb721

by Rob

Still available: a beautiful Laughing Loon Rowing Shell: 18.5 feet, 2015

April 21, 2017 in Uncategorized

Laughing Loon Rowing Shell: 18.5 feet, 2015
This beautifully crafted, light (80 pound) rowing shell was built by Laughing Loon, in Jefferson, ME. The boat has never been used. The owner is selling because of health reasons.
PRICE: 9,900 Ad number pb730
For contact information, please click on the link. Ad number pb730

by Rob

Classic Boating in the Thousand Islands

April 19, 2017 in Blog

The St. Lawrence River’s Thousand Islands area, marking the Canada US border, is a wonderful place for classic boating. “Exit World,” the company that produced the video below, has done a first rate job of highlighting the beauty of this region, not to mention the joys of ripping through the water in a Classic woody.  Enjoy the video below.

by Rob

The Passing of a Legend: Carlo Riva.

April 13, 2017 in Uncategorized

 


Our condolences to the family, friends and admirers of Carlo Riva,  the famed Italian founder of Riva Boats, who died recently at 95 years of age..
Riva set a magnificent standard for design and quality craftsmanship over the course of many decades. His ‘Aquarama” model was rated to be the most beautifully designed boat in the world. The rich and famous were frequent guests on,  or owners of, his magnificent wooden watercraft. He has left a lasting legacy.in the boating community and will be greatly missed. (Enjoy the video of Riva boats below).

by Rob

Our newest listing: a Shepherd Ski Bee, 18 ft, 1957

April 11, 2017 in Uncategorized

Shepherd Ski Bee

Notes from the seller’s agent
“Lovely and rare Shepherd Ski Bee… small and fast. V driven rear engine. Restored by Dukes two years ago. Owner has to sell due to health issues. Newly rebuilt 4 cylinder, 65 h.p. engine rebuilt by Matt Fairbrass. I am selling the boat on behalf of the owner who is my customer. She has asked me to find the boat a new home. Over $30,000 spent on extensive restoration. Call for appointment. Ask for Matt Fairbrass.
Price $20,000  For further details and contact information, please click on the link. Ad number pb732 (Additional photos below)