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by Rob

Our newest listing: a Port Carling Boat Works Seabird: 21 ft, 1954

September 8, 2018 in Uncategorized

Port Carling Boat Works SeaBird: 21 ft., 1954

Notes from the owner below:
The SeaBird is a project boat.  It has been well maintained, the exterior and interior having been fully restored in the 1980s. The boat is in beautiful condition above the water-line. Further work is now required on the bottom.
The engine is in good running condition and has been professionally fogged.

Price: $4,000.    For further details, photos and contact information, please click on the link.  Ad number pb838.
Additional photos below.

by Rob

Beautiful 24 ft. triple cockpit “Cygne” needs a new home!

August 31, 2018 in Uncategorized


This rare Port Carling Boatworks SeaBird was fuully restored in 1996-7 and has had minimal use since.  Original Price:  $65,000 USD.  New price: $25,000 CDN
Please see notes from the owner below..

“Stunningly beautiful 24′ classic mahogany Port Carling triple cockpit Seabird, built in 1936, named CYGNE. CYGNE is largely original and was fully restored in 1996-1997. CYGNE has the original, and rare, rear cockpit windscreen. It is still fitted with the original 6 cylinder Kermanth Sea Queen engine. Comes complete with dual axle trailer and custom made heavy-duty boat cover. CYGNE has had minimal use by owner since restoration”
Original Price: $65,000 USD.    

New Price: August 2018; $25,000 CDN    Ad number pb709. For further details and contact information,  please click on the link below.    Ad #pb709

Additional photos below.

by Rob

Our newest listing: a custom Greavette: 19 ft. 1962

August 29, 2018 in Uncategorized

Custom Greavette:, 19 ft., 1962

Please see notes from the owner below.

The Greavette has been stored at Campbell’s landing marine in Muskoka for 4 years. Our  boat house was damaged by ice  and now has been taken down.  She has no home now.  I am the second owner.  the boat had some major work done in 1989, including a new stem, new frames and all new planks to the engine box ($8,500 invsted). The engine work was done at Beaumaris Marine in the 1990s.  $4,000 was spent on the  motor. (Ed. note: the engine is a 185 hp., 8 cylinder Ford Interceptor.)

The Greavette needs new varnish.  having been stored in a shed.  Some wood work is needed:: splash rails and new chines. We would like the boat to remain in Muskoka. She has been there her entire life.

Price:  $10,000.  For further details and contact information, please click on the link. Ad number pb828

by Rob

Final video of Muskoka Lakes Association Antique Boat Show

August 19, 2018 in Uncategorized

What more can we say?  Dozens of classic and antique “dream boats” line the docks in Port Carling, Muskoka, Ontario, in the MLA’s tribute to the glory days of wooden boating, August 11, 2018. Enjoy the video below. (Part 2)

by Rob

Video of the Muskoka Lakes Association Antique Boat Show

August 14, 2018 in Uncategorized

The video below highlights some of the most spectacular vintage boats in the world. This  “by invitation only” event, held in Port Carling Ontario, draws hundreds of visitors to oogle Minetts, Ditchburns, Greavettes and other beautiful classics.
Enjoy the video below.  (Part One)