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September 1, 2015 in Uncategorized

Our newest listings: a beautiful Chris-Craft Capri and a lovely Butson rowing skiff. Please see details on both boats below.
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Chris-Craft Capri: 18 ft, 1959
This beautiful Capri features two tone decking, red upholstery, and a recent mahogany plank bottom replacement! The Capri comes with its original fittings. Also included in the sale is a trailer and mooring cover.
Additional comments form the owner: “1959 Capris were the first to have V8 engines (gm 283).this one was rebuilt 1989 (info from former owner).the bottom replacement cost was $10,000. the weight 2300-2500 pounds.Trailer is single axle with 15 inch tires, no brand, custom made for a ski boat, bunks not rollers. speed at least 35 mph. Boat owned by myself since 2003. Only engine work undertaken since then was impellers(water pump) and exhaust tubes; distributor. I can send a dvd of the boat running to interested parties.”
Price: $30,000 For further information, please see ad number 659 on the Classic/Antique Boats page, or click on the link. pb659
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Suitable only for the discriminating
Rowing Skiff: 17’ cedar strip and fibreglass .
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Butson built about 2000, still like new. ( a piece of living room furniture.) Beautiful lines. At only 95 lbs, these skiffs are winners throughout Muskoka and the U.S. cottage country in regattas every year. Perfect condition. Kept indoors. Seitech launching dolly. Original wooden oars and carbon fiber oars. Canvas cover. Not designed for a sliding seat. Built: Year 2000 (Estimate) Builder: Butson Boats Ltd. – now Tim Butson Wooden Boat Builder 19 Barron Dr. Bracebridge ON P1L0A1 705-646-7110 butson@bellnet.ca
The last successful selling price was $9,000 Canadian.Similar fibreglass skiffs see for $6,500 USD
Price: $6,000. USD. For contact information please see ad number pb658 on the “Non Motorized” boat page, or click on the link. pb658

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