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by Rob

Our newest listing: “Sociable,” a 35′ custom sport ocean racer.

September 11, 2017 in Uncategorized


“Sociable” …a unique Longton Sport Cruiser: 35 ft. (plus 3 ft swim platform) 1968)
This unique cruiser was custom built in Lachine Quebec, as an ocean racer for the 1968 Miami Nassau race.
“This powerful beast with its two oversize 500 gallon aluminum fuel tanks will absolutely thrill any boat enthusiast.” Sociable was fully restored in 1990. She sports a classic fibreglass and aluminum superstructure.
Sociable sleeps two. Her interior amenities include a sink, mini fridge, head, new stereo system and ample storage. The vinyl interior features teak flooring. The two oversize 500 gallon gas tanks allow for lots of uninterrupted touring time.
Sociable is currently located on Lake Muskoka near Bracebridge, Ontario.  The cruiser will eventually need a new bottom.  (She is painted and “corked” every year).  Her replacement value ranges from $750,000 to $1,000,000. Sociable’s vendor is motivated to sell.

Price $50,000     For additional details, photos and contact information, please click on the link. Ad number pb780
Please see the video below for a closer look at “Sociable”   (Additional photos below)


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 motor-sailer: 22′, 1970s?

September 5, 2017 in Uncategorized

Motor sailer: 22 ft, 1970s?
This classic fibreglass bottom motor-sail boat is in generally good condition. The boat is powered by a two cylinder Volvo diesel engine, which runs well. $22,000 was spent some time ago in creating the cabin and other features of the boat. (A sail is included in the price)  Currently located near Montreal, Quebec. A floor repair and fresh varnish will enhance the boat.

Price $6,000           For further details and contact information,  please click n the link.  Ad number. pb758
Additional photos below.
Navigateur à moteur: 22 pi, années 1970?

Ce bateau à moteur  en fibre de verre classique est généralement en bon état. Le bateau
est alimenté par un moteur diesel Volvo à deux cylindres, qui fonctionne bien. 22 000 $ ont été
dépensés il y a quelque temps dans la création de la cabine et d’autres caractéristiques du bateau.
(Une voile est incluse dans le prix) Actuellement situé près de Montréal, au Québec. Une réparation
de sol et un vernis frais amélioreront le bateau.

Prix ​​$ 6,000 Numéro d’annonce. pb758

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

by Rob

Dippy lovers take note: an “Uncle Sam” model is available.

August 26, 2017 in Uncategorized

It has been said that the owners of Disappearing Propeller Boats have more fun than any other boating group. These folks, usually members of the Dispro Owners Association, have even braved the volatile waters of Georgian Bay on several of their “misery tours”.
Dispros were a staple of the waters of Ontario and beyond for many decades. The fact that many are still operational speaks well of their durability and charm.
Our website currently offers an Uncle Sam model Dispro, with a rebuilt hull, engine and propeller device. Please see the information below…

Lindsay Built Dispro: 18.5 ft, 1928
Wanita is 18′-6″ in length and was rebuilt by Fred Forster (hull),  Paul Dodington (engine) and John Thomson (device) and re-launched Sept. 1996. (all well photographed).

Gently used since then.  She is in excellent running condition and comes complete with hunter green seat cushions and boat cover, spare prop and original bow lights.  Her trailer is like new an in excellent condition. .  Located near Dorset, Ontario.

Original Price: $20,00. New Price (Feb, 2017) : Will entertain offers around $18,000
For contact information please click on the link. Ad number pb523  Additional photos below..