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Thursday March 21, 2013

The Keewatin Story Continues: After decades in the USA, the SS Keewatin, a 350 foot passenger steamer, built and launched in Scotland in 1907, returned to Port McNicoll, Ontario last summer, from it’s “museum home” near Douglas, Michigan   No doubt the restorative work required on this massive vessel is underway. From a post  May, […]

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Tuesday March 19th, 2013

Port Carling Boat’s newest listing ( in the Non Motorized Boats page) is an 18 foot camp “tripping” canoe, in generally good condition. The cedar-strip and canvas are both presentable.  A sanding and re-painting will do wonders for this spacious, wide beam canoe. For more details, click on the following link. #pb528

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Monday March 18, 2013

Coming soon to the Port Carling Boats website! The Glen-L “MIty-Mite” race-boat  in the photos below has just been completed by a “seasoned” boat builder/restorer in Georgian Bay, Ontario.  This knock-out little racer is powered by a small 4 cylinder inboard engine. Watch the “reproduction wooden boats for sale” page for details, click on the following […]

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Saturday March 16, 2013

A visit to Peter Breen’s Boat Shop, north of Milton Ontario: Peter Breen and his staff continue to honour the wooden boat building industry with their restoration of “high end” classic and antique boats.  A trip to the shop yesterday was a feast for any wooden boat lover’s  eyes.  Peter’s attention to historical accuracy and […]

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Thursday, March 14th, 2013

Can you rent a wooden boat in Muskoka, Ontario? Yes Virginia, there is a “Santa” in  Muskoka, renting classic wooden boats (during the boating season, of course).  His name is Stan Hunter.  Stan operates a livery  of woodies, featuring a number of Duke Playmates for hire. He will even deliver one of his classic boats to your door, […]

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