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Our newest listing: a beautiful Shepherd: 22′, 1956.

Shepherd runabout: 22 ft., 1956 This beautiful 22′ Shepherd has been very well maintained and operated on Lake Simcoe, Ontario. It features a 135 hp Chrysler Crown 6 cylinder engine with V-Drive transmission. There are dual spotlights, a siren, pennant, and a convertible top. The boat is in very good condition and has been stored […]

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… Lots of projects on the go at Stan Hunter’s boat shop.

A late January visit to Stan Hunter, Boat Builder, on Milford Bay, Lake Muskoka, uncovered some tantalizing restoration projects. A 1930’s Swiss sailboat, a W.J. Johnson runabout and of course, Stan’s fleet of Duke Playmates for hire are receiving some tender loving care from this master boat builder. See what’s cooking at Stan’s in the […]

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A peek into James Osler’s boat restoration shop in Port Carling, Ontario.

How James Osler and his staff managed to squeeze a mammoth 34 foot Minett launch into his shop, never mind flip it, remains somewhat of a mystery!  However,  they succeeded, and have been “operating” on the boat since then. The current power plant, a 6 cylinder Scripps engine, has been removed for refurbishment. Also on […]

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Classic 18′, 1955 Shepherd being restored for sale.

The 18 ft Shepherd, pictured above and below, (before and during restoration) is being professssionally restored for re-sale. Please ssee notes from the owner below. Shepherd runabout: 18 ft. 1955 Notes from the owner: “This boat has been in storage for approximately 30 years.  Powered by a 135 hp, six cylinder Chrysler Special Crown engine. […]

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