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by Rob

Our newest listing: a Chris-Craft Continental, 20′, 1955

September 6, 2017 in Uncategorized

Chris-Craft Continental: 20 ft, 1955
This 1955 mahogany Chris-Craft  was located in a neighbour’s dry (dirt floor) boat house in 2012.  It had been in storage for twenty years! The boat was wet sanded, re-varnished and all the chrome was re-polished. The Continental has always been boat house stored and offers strong wood in great shape.  The boat runs really well…a fast 28 mph+, powered by a 6 cylinder 120 hp Hercules with three carbs.  The engine has been converted to a twelve volt system, so it starts easily. An automatic bilge pump has also been installed in the boat. Last year a fresh coat of copper bottom paint was applied to the hull. The Chris-Craft seats four or five comfortably and handles the ‘big water’ of Georgian Bay.  The sale includes four life jackets and a safety kit.

Price:  $20,000  For additional details  and contact information,  please click on the link.   Ad number pb781  (Additional photos below.)

by Rob

Our newest listing: a motor-sailer: 22′, 1970s?

September 5, 2017 in Uncategorized

Motor sailer: 22 ft, 1970s?
This classic fibreglass bottom motor-sail boat is in generally good condition. The boat is powered by a two cylinder Volvo diesel engine, which runs well. $22,000 was spent some time ago in creating the cabin and other features of the boat. (A sail is included in the price)  Currently located near Montreal, Quebec. A floor repair and fresh varnish will enhance the boat.

Price $6,000           For further details and contact information,  please click n the link.  Ad number. pb758
Additional photos below.
Navigateur à moteur: 22 pi, années 1970?

Ce bateau à moteur  en fibre de verre classique est généralement en bon état. Le bateau
est alimenté par un moteur diesel Volvo à deux cylindres, qui fonctionne bien. 22 000 $ ont été
dépensés il y a quelque temps dans la création de la cabine et d’autres caractéristiques du bateau.
(Une voile est incluse dans le prix) Actuellement situé près de Montréal, au Québec. Une réparation
de sol et un vernis frais amélioreront le bateau.

Prix ​​$ 6,000 Numéro d’annonce. pb758

by Rob

Giesler Boats: a family tradition for 90 years!

August 19, 2017 in Uncategorized

The Giesler Boat Company in Powassan, Ontario, has been building cedar-strip runabouts and canoes for ninety years! Their economical, practical and light-weight boats are favourites with fishermen and lodge owners.The 18 foot Nipissing model is the flagship watercraft of the fleet,  though Giesler will build a boat up to twenty feet in length. As well as new builds, the Company spends considerable time refurbishing and refinishing watercraft of all stripes for their customer base.  Enjoy the video below.

by Rob

A Crandall designed hydroplane from the 1930s is re-created in Honey Harbour, Ontario

August 14, 2017 in Uncategorized

The McCullough brothers of Honey Harbour Ontario, already boasting a number of restorations to their credit, have been working over two years to re-create a hydroplane created by renowned designer Bruce Crandall in the 1930s. The original pattern has been lengthened to 19 feet. Originally powered by a four cylinder flathead engine, the enhanced version of the design will be propelled by a 350 Magnum engine, pushing this stepped hull racer far past its forbearer’s speed record. Mike and Bill have reached a stage in the construction where they can begin applying the cedar rivet-fastened skin to the frame.
Enjoy the short video below.

by Rob

It’s still available: Custom Duke, 22 ft, 1950

August 5, 2017 in Uncategorized

One of a Kind, 1950 22 ft. Duke Special custom built for a Muskoka Lakes client.

Notes from the owner:
“This mahogany runabout was custom built in Port Carling in 1950 and is unlike other Duke runabout. There is a pass through from the rear seat to the front…no crawling over decks. The boat is 95% original wood, with all new white oak engine stringers and a pressure treated plywood floor replacing the original spruce dead wood . The engine, a 6 cylinder Gray marine of approximately 105 HP, rebuilt by PAL engines in 1987, comes with manuals.”

Price: Original price was $40,000 New Price: $29,995   WOW!  For further details and contact information, please click on the link: Ad number pb684  (Additional photos below)