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by Rob

One of our newest listings: a Grew outboard runabout, 18′, 1963

October 6, 2017 in Uncategorized

Grew Outboard runabout: 18 ft, 1963

Built in Penetang in 1963. this 18 foot Grew lapstrake boat was purchased from the original owner.  It has been well cared for and kept in a boat-house since brand new.  This is a one-of-a-kind boat. The sale include a virtually new Yamaha 70 hp motor and a single axle trailer in mint condition.

Original Price: $12,000.  New Price: $9,800    For further details and contact information, please click on the link…  Ad number pb757 (Additional photos below).

by Rob

The Elco boat company… a unique history and an electrifying, “shocking” story

September 14, 2017 in Uncategorized

Enjoy this landmark video of an historic American boat company, well ahead of its time, even in the last century. For the sake of the environment, the Elco approach to power is a most welcome advancement.

by Rob

Century Raven still available: West Point Skiff finds new home.

September 13, 2017 in Uncategorized

For any of our viewers trying to contact the owner of this beautifully maintained Century Raven by email, please try again by clicking on this  link to his full page ad. (Below)
Ad number pb759  (An error was made when inserting the email address on the ad page.)

Congratulations to the vendor and buyer of this charming West Point Skiff. Listed at $10,500, the package included a newer 50 hp Evinrude E-Tec engine and a trailer in very good condition. (Previous ad number pb739)

by Rob

An incredible moment in the vintage boating world: “Rita” is re-launched!

September 7, 2017 in Uncategorized

It’s not every day that we’re privileged to behold the spectacle of a 103 year old, fifty foot cabin cruiser rise like a phoenix from a restorer’s shop. Yet that’s what happened today on Lake Muskoka, to “Rita”, an iconic 1914 Minett Day Cruiser. All 17,000 pounds of her were carried on a massive flat bed trailer, transported to Gravenhurst Bay, then hoisted skyward on a huge crane for a re-crhistening in Lake Muskoka. Rita has spent over two years in Tom Adam’s Port Carling Boat shop,  where she received a completely new bottom and transom.  This is no small feat in a fifty foot vessel. Rita’s massive 200 horse-power, 2500 pound, six cylinder Sterling engine was also completely rebuilt by Matt Fairbrass.  Matt, Tom Adams and his staff have every right to feel proud of the results of their hard work. They (and Rita’s owner) have saved this unique piece of nautical history for future generations to enjoy. Hats off to you all.! (Enjoy the photo and video below)

by Rob

Our newest listing: a Century Raven, 22 ft, 1957

August 31, 2017 in Uncategorized


A classic Century Raven: 22′, 1957
This Raven is very original. A new transom was installed and planking repairs were undertaken recently. The Century was refinished about six years ago. The Chrysler 6 cylinder engine, with only 30 hours run time, has been converted to a 12 volt system.  A new fuel tank and fuel pump has been installed (as well as many other upgrades completed.) A dual axle Shorelander trailer with surge brakes (in excellent condition) is also available for  $2,500. extra.
Price:  $17,500. For additional photos, details and contact information, please click on the link.  Ad number pb759