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by Rob

A massive Chris-Craft and Greavette launch “get the works” at Brackley Boats.

February 7, 2018 in Blog, Uncategorized

This 28 ft Chris-Craft from 1929 is one of only four remaining world-wide. The side planking is largely original.

Paul, Jeremy and staff ar currently hard at work restoring two massive launches: a 28 ft. Chris-Craft hard-top sedan (1929) and the largest-ever-built 34 ft. Greavette Streamliner (1947). The Chris-Craft is one of only four remaining of the 15 of these boats ever built. Poweredd by a Chris-Craft A 120 engine, it will return to Qeuebec afte a year long restoration.

The Chris-Craft will be powered with a C.C. A 120 engine.. (Note the beautiful work done on the deck joinery.)

This 34 ft Streamliner, (1947) is the largest ever built by Greavette Boat Works.

The Streamliner will be repowered with a 502 cubic inch, 400 hp. engine. With its planing hull, this power-plant should push it along at a very respectable speed. Enjoy the video of both boats below.

by Rob

Stancraft Boats: building beautiful wooden masterpieces for decades.

January 30, 2018 in Uncategorized

Stancraft Boats has been constructing quality wooden watercraft for some 84 years in their North Idaho facility.  Enoy the video of this well-respected company below.

by Rob

Our newest listing: a Lonestar CruiseLiner; 24 ft, 1966.

January 21, 2018 in Uncategorized

Lonestar CruiseLiner III: 24 ft, 1966

This classic cruiser features a riveted aluminium hull, no leaks, solid as Gibraltar – this boat will still be seaworthy at twice it\’s age!
The motor is a Chrysler 235 ‘Slant Six’ engine with Penta stern drive; the most reliable gas engine combination ever used. The valves have been redone and the carburetor rebuilt. The Chrysler runs great.

Extensively refitted in 2010/
– new wheelhouse roof
– new extended hardtop
– new turtle deck
– new doghouse
– all new premium canvas
– new helm
– new wiring
– dual bank battery system with backup starting battery on house bank
– dual bilge pumps (one on each battery bank)
– 100 Watt solar charger on engine bank
– 250 Watt solar charger on house bank
– 5″ colour chart plotter with GPS and sonar
– marine VHF radio with loud hailer and distress button (radio connected to chartplotter for automatic position reporting)
– 4 speaker sound system with AM/FM/CD/MP3 player
– 12 volt/120 volt refrigerator
– water pump and pressure tank.
(Note: The owner has enough American Yacht Club recommended paint to repaint the hull of the Lonestar. This paint is no longer available in Canada.)

Price: $9000.   For further details and contact information,  please click on the link.  Ad number pb793  (Additional photos below)

by Rob

Our newest listing: a Seabird, 16′, 1935

January 17, 2018 in Uncategorized

Port Carling Boat Works  SeaBird:  16 ft., 1935

Notes from the owner:
The SeaBird is all original and in excellent running condition. The boat is powered by a four cylinder Buchanan 78 hp. engine. The Seabird received a fresh refinishing in 2017.  The sale includes a freshly painted trailer in good condition.Price: $10,000   USD
For contact information and further details, please click on the link.      Ad number pb795   (Additional photos below)

by Rob

Our Newest listing: a reproduction Greavette Dispro

November 20, 2017 in Uncategorized

Greavette Reproduction Disappearing Propeller Boat: 18.5 ft, 1980s

This Greavette reproduction Dispro, built but not completed by the Coldwater Canoe Company in Coldwater, Ontario, awaits completion by a wooden boat enthusiast.  It comes complete with the disappearing propeller mechanism and a number of “extras”,  including rudder, fitted cover,  etc.  The Georgian Bay model features enclosed perimeter decking for heavier water and weather conditions. Power with the engine of your choice.  Even an electric engine would be viable for this project boat. What a wonderful winter project!

To view a brief video of the Greavette Dispro, click on the video below.

Price: $1,800 For contact information, please click on the link. Ad number pb789
Additional photos below.