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by Rob

Our newest listing: a Greavette Sunflash.

March 27, 2018 in Uncategorized

Pete Canning and his Greavette

Greavette Sunflash: 17.5 ft., 1964
Notes from the owner:
“1964 Rare Gravette Sunflash with a mahogany planked hull, original Mercruiser 4cyl 110 HP engine, recently rewired with electrical standard upgraded current safety standards. New SW Gauges. Modified windscreen and newer steering fitted. Sale includes a Bear single axle trailer with bearing buddies.
Reluctant Sale, but moving to Australia and cannot take it.”
Price: $14,750.  For further details and contact information,  please click on the link.Ad number pb807
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Pete Canning and his Greavette

Pete Canning and his Greavette

by Rob

Our newest listing: A Greavette Sunflash: 17.5 ft, 1970

May 3, 2017 in Uncategorized


Greavette Sunflash: 17 ft., 1970
Notes from the owner below:
“I have a September 9th,  2015  “Condition Evaluation Survey” from True Heading Surveyor.  (See Trueheading.com) . A PDF Copy of the Report with pictures is available. The replacement cost of the Greavette is listed at $42,000. The current value of the boat as inspected by the surveyor is $16,200. (The Greavette was  listed in good condition by the surveyor)

The Sunflash is powered bi a 4 cyl, 120 h.p Mercruiser engine, which was rebuilt in 2004 at a cost of over $6,000. (An invoice is available on request)  The engine has had less than 100 hours use since then. In 2016 a new battery was installed .  I hauled the boat from Gordonsville, VA to Home in 6 hrs.  Easy hauling.  It spent one season in the Savannah River.  The Greavette has never been  never been in salt water.” The sale includes a bimini top, trailer and depth finder.
Price: $16,000. For contact information,  please click on the link. Ad number pb733 More photos below.

by Rob

Significant price reduction on restored Greavette Sunflash

January 17, 2017 in Uncategorized

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Greavette Sunflash: 17 ft, 1966
Notes from the owner:
The Sunflash has been in the same family since it was new. A fully documented restoration was undertaken in 2011 with new varnish being applied after the 2015 boating season. A new fuel tank was installed in 2013. The original interior is in excellent condition. A new Bimini top was installed in 2015.
The Sunflash is powered by a 110 hp, Mercruiser four cylinder engine that is reliable and runs well.

Original price : $11,500.  New price, as of Jan, 2017 –  $9,500.

For contact information,  please click on the link. Ad number pb707  (Additional photos below)
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by Rob

Two of our newest listings: a Greavette Sunflash and a Ross molded ply runabout

August 2, 2016 in Uncategorized

Greavette Sunflash, 17 ft, 1966:
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The Greavette has undergone a full restoration (2011) and new varnish (2015) The original interior is in excellent condition. Power is supplied by a Mercruiser 110 hp engine, in good running condition. A new Bimini top and trailer are included in the sale. Price: $11,500. For further details and contact information, please click on the link. Ad number pb707
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J.H. Ross molded ply runabout: 14.5 ft., 1960s
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This economically priced boat was lovingly restored by the owner who passed away before the boat could be reassembled;
(seats, windshield, trim, etc. The sale includes a 40 hp Gale motor and Tee Nee trailer. (Both need repairs) Price: $2,200. For further details and contact information, please click on the link. Ad number pb706
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by Rob

Friday July 31, 2015

July 31, 2015 in Uncategorized

Our newest listing A Greavette Sunflash: 20 ft, 1963
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This open cockpit Greavette is powered by a newly refreshed 327 ci Chevrolet engine with Alpha outdrive. The hull is very sound. It has been used often this year (2015). The Sunflash features a reinforced two inch thick mahogany transom, (installed about 7 years ago). The boat will easily pull skiers. The blue and white upholstery is perfect.
Six or seven years ago, the Sunflash underwent a complete “ground up” restoration by Classic boats in Orillia, Ontario. $45,000 was invested in the boat at that time. An appraisal afterwards valued the Sunflash at $35,000. Currently, the deck varnish needs cosmetic work to bring the Greavette back to Muskoka Show Quality. A trailer in good operating condition is included with the sale.
Price: $9,999. For further information, please see ad number pb655 on the Antique/Classic Wood” boats age, or click on the link. pb655
Also below the photos, please see the additional information about the Greavette Sunflash models, graciously provided by Sean Conroy.

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• The first Sunflash model was made in 1960.
• Tom Faul designed the Sunflash as a plywood boat and was not in favour of planking it. (Greavette sold many planked versions of all “marks” as an option at the customer’s request.)
• The Sunflash II was introduced in 1963.
• There were 4 versions or, “marks” (Sunflash, Sunflash II, III, and IV) the last Sunflash named model was made in 1973.
• Production of different versions overlapped (i.e. Mk. IIIs were made into the 70’s)
• Mk. IV hull was introduced in 1968.
• The SS165 was a shortened Mk. IV hull with “lounge” seating. (Similar to a Donzi 16’ Ski Sporter)
• In 1974 the Sunflash mk. IV hull was renamed “Montique” and became a luxury model (second in the lineup to the Executive II).
• In 1978 six fiberglass hull boats (with mahogany decks) were made from the mk. IV hull and simply called “Runabout”.
• It is believed the last Montique was made in 1978. (I have not found her yet)
• There were several variants of the Sunflash hull through the marks including an outboard version, a utility version and a shortened (16’) ski/sport version.
• There is was a vinyl deck version.
• Over the years the Sunflash came in lengths from 16’(SS165) to 19’(custom order) but, most were 17’, 17.5’ or 18’. (Greavette would build what you wanted … and paid for)
• Drives included inboard v-drive, Eaton stern drive, Mercruiser Sterndrive, and outboard.
• Engines include I-4 cyl GM (120 & 140 HP), I-6 cyl GM (160 &165 HP), I-6cyl Ford (100HP), Mercury 1000 (100 HP I-6 “tower of power” outboard).
• No V6… ever.

There are a myriad of differences in specification and appointment in all areas. Some even follow running changes during a production model year. There are also custom orders that are unique. I have documented many of these but, it would take a book to compare and contrast them all.