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Just because classic boating….

December 16, 2020 in Uncategorized

 

Just because classic boating events have been largely canceled in Canada and the United States, doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy the beauty and craftsmanship of our nautical heritage.
Enjoy the photos below. We hope that they will rekindle your love of wooden boats – and perhaps inspire you to begin or accelerate work on your own boat project!

 

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This beefy and roomy Chris Craft was owned by a Canadian doctor who really cared for Big Red

 

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A bow-on view of the Chris Craft.

 

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A stunning Greavette Streamliner struts its stuff at the ACBS Toronto Chapter Antique and Classic Boat show in Gravenhurst, Ontario

 

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A beautiful reproduction of “Dolly Durklin” A Peter Breen work of art modelled after Lady Eaton’s classic launch from the earlier 1900s.

 

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A triple cockpit launch, complete with folding windscreen…handy on those really hot days.

 

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Shepherd boats, built in Niagara on the Lake, Ontario, are known for their ability to handle larger lakes (and their hard ride!)

 

 

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No classic boat show is really complete without a collection of beautiful antique autos.

 

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This likely newer build, probably a Hacker-Craft design, offers a very racy, low-cut, streamlined look.

 

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This twin-engine beauty looks suspiciously like a Greavette Executive, likely from the late 1960s or early 70s.

 

 

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The Field of Dreams an annual part of the Gravenhurst Antique and Classic Boat Show usually offers a wide array of seductive woodies in all shapes and conditions.

 

 

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