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A winter visit to three Muskoka boat shops: photos and a video

January 10, 2017 in Uncategorized

There’s lots of activity in Muskoka boat shops this winter…everything from a Dodge Water Car to a Stancraft “Beaver Tail”. The photos and video below tell the story
dscn0486Mike is working on a 26 foot Chris-Craft Special: 27 ft. late 1920s  (above
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Also in Mike’s shop is a 22 ft Greavette, 1958…awaiting a new bottom.
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Meanwhile,  the historic Segwun and her much younger sister WInonah II, wait out the winter in Lake Muskoka ice

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“Barracuda” above. is a 26 ft, 1929 Dodge Water Car

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The Water Car’s engine is the original DOdge-Curtis 8 cylinder engine

 

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Tim Butson’s shop includes a Duke runabout, (above) designed to Chris-Craft specs.

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An elegant Butson long deck launch, begun late 2014,  awaits some finishing touches.

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(A bow-on view of the beautiful Butson long deck launch.)

Check out the progress being made on the above boats  in this video visit to the shops of Mike Windsor, Paul Brackley and Tim Butson.

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