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Monday April 22, 2013

Spring Floods in Muskoka: A combination of 50 millimetres of rain in 24 hours last week, plus a mammoth snow melt brought on by high temperatures, pushed many of Muskoka’s rivers over their banks.  Huntsville has declared a state of emergency, with part of the down-town area flooded and some residents not able to access […]

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Friday April 19, 2013

Port Carling Boats newest listing:  California Dreamin’ Our newest listing is a wonderful classic mahogany Century Resorter, located in the Lake Tahoe area. A 1963, 17 footer, the Century is a Tahoe Concourse winner.  She is powered by a V8, 220 h.p Ford engine with low hours.  The boat comes complete with a single axle […]

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Tuesday April 16th, 2013

Port Carling Boats newest listing: Classic Shepherd runabout Shepherd lovers rejoice!  Our newest listing is a beautiful, classic Shepherd custom runabout, 22 ft, 1952. The hull  and chrome were  redone in 2009 and the boat was refinished in 2012. The interior is in excellent condition.  The Shepherd is powered by a 6 cylinder , 125 […]

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Monday April 15, 2013

Guy Lombardo’s Race Boat: Tempo VI The flashy race boat in the photo below was built in 1937 for G Simmons of the Simmons Mattress Company. It was originally powered by a 16 cylinder Miller engine and named “My Sin”. With that engine, under the ownership of icon music icon Guy Lombardo, (who renamed the […]

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Thursday April 11, 2013

Chris-Craft Antique Boat Club information page: The Chris-Craft Antique Boat Club has recently launched a “blog” page where restorers seeking answers to restoration issues can ask questions.  This may be a very useful resource for frustrated “woody workers”.   Entitled BOAT BUZZ, topics include cockpit/cabin interiors, electrical systems, engines, finishes, hardware and hull construction  Check […]

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