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A wintery visit to the stunning “woodies” at the Discovery Centre.

As winter arrives in Muskoka, Ontario, the beautiful vintage wooden boats at Gravenhurst’s Discovery Centre have been hoisted from the soon-to-be solid ice, and laid on cross beams to hibernate until late spring. This provides the advantage of even better viewing. Enjoy the photos below. Miss Canada IV won the Harmsworth Trophy in 1949, after […]

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Our newest listing: an historic Herald Brothers sailing canoe.

Herald Brothers sailing canoe: 16 ft, 1906 Notes from the owner: “This is a very rare canoe. Basswood planking.  Restore or leave it original.” (Editor’s note: This canoe would be a wonderful winter restoration project!) Price: $3,000     For contact information, please click on the link.   Ad number pb839   (Additional photos below.)

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Our newest listing: a 16 ft. Shepherd, plus another recently sold Hacker-Craft

Shepherd runabout: 16 ft, 1961 Notes from the owner below. “Immaculately maintained 1961 Shepherd for sale. We’ve had this boat in our family for over 40 years. It is in top condition. No mechanical or boat damage.” The Shepherd seats five comfortably. (Ed note: Power comes from an oil injected 115 Mercury outboard engine. Maximum […]

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Another “recently sold” from Port Carling Boats

Congratulations to the buyer and seller of “Baby Grand”, a well maintained and restored Chris-Craft Capri. The boat sold through the Port Carling Boats website  for the asking price of $25,000 CDN.  More details and photos of the “Chris” are below. Chris-Craft Capri: 18 ft, 1959 This beautiful Capri features two tone decking, red upholstery, […]

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Our newest listing: an 18 ft. Shepherd plus another “just sold.”

Our newest listing: a Shepherd utility, 18 ft., 1952. Please see notes from the owner below. This mahogany plank runabout was completely restored by my late father following his retirement in 2010. It has been stored indoors and never put in the water and includes a custom built single axle trailer. Complete with a rebuilt […]

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