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by Rob

It’s still available: a beautiful contemporary Hacker Craft

July 21, 2017 in Uncategorized

Hacker Craft: 20 ft., 2001
This dual cockpit Hacker Craft is in excellent condition. It has been meticulously maintained and always boat house stored. It features a traditional stain and varnish, complimented with green interior upholstery. The Hacker Craft is powered by a 350 cubic inch Marine Power engine with only 242 hours on the motor and boat. The boat has been regularly maintained . The sale includes a tandem axle trailer. The boat was professionally re-varnished in 2007.
Price $55,900.
Oops: Sorry…we’ve just been informed by the owner that this boat has just been sold. \(July 24, 2017)

by Rob

Our newest listing: a Chris-Craft Capri, 21′, 1956

July 17, 2017 in Uncategorized

Chris-Craft Capri: 21 ft, 1956N
The Capri features a new, no-soak bottom by Don Danenberg in Manistee, Michigan. Video disks of bottom rebuild in hand. Needs refasten/refinish above bottom rebuild on hull. Kerfs are 3/16 ” wide to address rough kerf finish. Instruments function and look good. Chromed surfaces look decent. Needs new cover boards on each side of cockpit to accommodate windshield position. stainless steel. gas tank The Capri comes with a 6 cylinder, 158 mbl motor which has been disassembled to deal with a cracked block.  Also included in the sale is a tandem axle (sprung) trailer iwht surge (disk) brakes
Price:  $20,000.  For further details and contact information, please click on the link  Ad number pb751 Additional photos below.

by Rob

Beautiful weather, boats and autos crown the ACBS Gravenhurst Boat Show

July 12, 2017 in Uncategorized

This year’s July 8th, 2017 vintage boat and auto show, sponsored by the Toronto Chapter ACBS, was a well attended celebration of our automotive and marine history. Admission to the show was free this year, in honour of Canada’s 150th birthday. Despite an overcast start to the day, (with some areas experiencing power outages) the sky cleared and the crowds arrived! Congratulations to all involved for a very successful show. Enjoy the photos below and stay tuned for the upcoming video.

This mini tug was surely the cutest boat at the Show.

A beautifullly maintained/restored Duke Playmate

Very rare 1940s Chris-Craft with cuddy


“Hers” is a a very welcome repeat Chris-Craft visitor at the Show

“Slightly Altered” is a custom Gentleman’s Racer currently for sale on the Port Carling Boats website. Price: $45,000

This very attractrive electric boat bodes well for future more environmentally friendly boating.

The Canadian Electric Boat Co. strikes again!

Best to be wearing sunglasses when viewing this very striking “fibreglassic”.

Unusual and attriactive covering boards on this Gentleman’s Racer

No Gravenhurst Boat Show is complete without the steamship Segwun on the scene.

The vehicles at this year’s show were all “Concours D’Elegance” automobiles.

Several Amphicars made their way to to the Show this year.

The classic lines of these autos have a class, grace and beauty all their own.

This well maintained Chris-Craft Sea Skiff Cuddy is also for sale on the Port Carling Boats website..$15,900

A gorgeous Chris-Craft triple cockpit.

by Rob

It’s still available: a contemporary Gentleman’s Racer

July 7, 2017 in Uncategorized

Custom Reproduction Gentleman’s Racer, 22 ft, 2012

This is a newly launched Reproduction Gentleman’s Racer. She is epoxy built double ply bottom… never needs soaking up. She is all mahogany and white oak construction. Her sides are a royal blue. The varnished decks are all book matched planking over 1/4”ply  and the cockpit is nautolex. This vessel is complimented by her custom made steering wheel,shifter,deck scoops, cut-water, stainless fuel tank, and mirror stainless hatch chrome. Retro white gauges with chrome bezels. The vintage chrome was redone. She has hydraulic steering and 3” stainless exhaust. This vessel is powered by a 350 bored 30 over and is capable of 47 mph. She has a custom made 12.5x13V Acme prop and HF7 Paragon hydraulic transmission. A show winner!  “Slightly Altered” has a tandem axle trailer with brakes, new tires and rollers. She does not have any issues with prop torque. Originally priced at $65,000 I am asking  $45,000.00 Canadian. Would look at close offers.
Note: The owner has modified the boat since the original description was provided. Details below:
“We stripped the boat of all hardware and refinished her.
Decks and hull were all water sanded The deck was sprayed with 2k Urethane for better UV protection and hull was sprayed with two part urethane Plum Crazy Purple pearl with Sassy Grass Green waterline with ghost skulls on aft sides and 2 coats of clear Urethane. “Slightly Altered” showed well in Gravenhurst last summer. I also built a windshield with green glass. The motor has had a Holley 600 CFM performance carb. and a Wiend 8016 Stealth Aluminum High rise Intake installed as well.”
Price: $45,000 For contact information,  please click on the link.  Ad number pb526  (Additional photos below.)

by Rob

Our newest listing: a Peterborough Nomad: 16 ft, 1958

June 30, 2017 in Uncategorized

Peterborough Nomad: 16 ft, 1958
The Nomad is a quintessential “cottager boat” that you can tour, fish and ski from. Original cedar hull, with mahogany decks, seat and transom. The chrome is original. The restoration, including ribbing and an epoxy treatment for the hull, has brought the boat to pristine condition.

The canvas top is in great condition and has all the zip-in windows. The mooring cover is brand new and unused.

The matching motor is a mechanically perfect 35 hp. Johnson Sea Horse outboard. (with approx. 4-6 hours of run time) painted in classic maroon and cream.

The rarely used modern trailer is in top condition.

Included are all those accessories needed to enjoy the boat: anchors, vintage skis and swim ladder, brand new bumpers, trailer guides, interior upholstery for seats, etc.

This is a complete package. Just add water.

Price: $5,995. For additional photos and contact information, please click on the link. Ad number pb750 More photos below