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by Rob

New price on custom Gentleman’s Racer.

March 24, 2017 in Uncategorized

Custom Gentleman’s Racer: 20 ft. 2010


We have been instructed by the owner to reduce the price of this one-of-a-kind Gentleman’s Racer. Originally priced at $235,000 CDN, the price is now $179,000 (negotiable).  Please see note from the owner below.
“After 6 years of working on evenings and weekends,  David Young’s Gentleman’s Racer is finally complete.(2010) David, now 58, started building boats with his father in the basement of their home, at the age of 14. After working at many boat-building companies, over the years, including Windsor Boat Works in Gravenhurst, and the last 9 years at Duke Marine in Port Carling, Ont. David decided in 2003 to build a 20’ Gentleman’s Racer of his own. Powered by a 350 cu. in. Mercruiser 350 HP Fuel Injected “Black Scorpion”. This virtually brand new boat is one a kind, with many personalized upgrades & hardware castings that were first carved from wood by David himself. Additional information is available, regarding the special features and materials used.” For more information please contact Davids through the link here.  Ad number pb418 . (More photos below)

 

by Rob

Our newest listing: a beautiful rowing shell (+ new price on Ross runabout)

March 23, 2017 in Uncategorized


This professionally built Laughing Loon rowing shell, 18 ft, built in 2015, has never been used. The owner is selling for health reasons. Fabricated with red and white cedar, this eighteen foot boat weighs in at a mere 80 pounds! It has always been stored indoors. The rowing shell comes complete with Dreher oars, 2 Wintech outriggers with 63″ pin to pin, a sliding seat and other extras.
Price: $9,900 For contact information, please click on the link. Ad number pb730 Ad number pb730 More photos below.

J.H.Ross molded plwood runabout: 14.5 ft, 1960s
We have been instructed by the owner to reduce the price on this boat to $1995. The owner passed away before the refinished boat could be re-assembled. The sale includes a 40 hp Gale motor and TeeNee trailer, both needing repairs. For contact information, please click on the link. Ad number pb706 Ad number pb706

by Rob

Check out our latest boat sales and learn to maintain your water pump!

March 20, 2017 in Uncategorized

Congratulations to the new owners (and vendors) of two beautiful classic wooden boats.
The first, an expertly restored Shepherd runabout, sold for close to the asking price of $30,000.
The second, a Duke runabout, also beautifully restored, was listed significantly below the cost of restoration. The new owner will surely enjoy many seasons of carefree boating at a very reasonable price.

The moral of the story?  Boats sell on the Port Carling Boats website!

Thanks to sponsors ACBS Toronto and Parry Automotive in Orillia, Ontario, mechanic Jeff Titshall offers tips on keeping your engine’s water pump alive…and the benefits of installing a “loop” to your pump.

by Rob

Our newest listing: a beautifully restored Chestnut “Pal” canoe.

March 18, 2017 in Uncategorized


 Chestnut “Pal” Canoe: 16 ft, 1972
Notes from the owner:
“Bought new from factory in Oromocto, NB in 1972. Has not been in the water since being completely restored by North Bay Adventure Company in 2014. Re-caned seats, and beautiful ash carrying yoke. Original Chestnut decals.”
Price: $3400. For contact information, please click on the link. Ad number pb731Ad number pb731

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Shepherd runabout: 22 ft, 1957-fully refurbished in 1998

March 16, 2017 in Uncategorized


Shepherd runabout: 22 ft., 1957
The Shepherd was refurbished in 1998 by Dwight Boyd of Clarion Boats. The work undertaken included a full refinishing, with extensive bottom work and some new planking. The engine underwent a complete rebuild.  Over $35,000 was spent in the restoration. The sale includes a custom made tandem axle trailer with hydraulic brakes, a travel cover and safety equipment.
Price: $27,500. (More photos below.)  For contact information,  please click on the link.  Ad number pb728

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