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NIKA Arrives

  NIKA is one of those Minett 36’ launches that is instantly recognizable at any show or along any dock. With her crystal bow light ornament, she makes the quintessential statement of Muskoka elegance. As with any of the traditional wooden boats, there comes a time when they need attention in order to preserve the […]

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Tide of Development

  It may be difficult to imagine with the current state of development along the shorelines of Muskoka, but there was a time when the shores were mostly vacant. Furthermore, it wasn’t that long ago in some respects.  A. P. Cockburn responded to the growing demands of settlers and the “tide of immigration” to Muskoka […]

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The Waubamik Steamer

  It’s fun flipping and reading through an older Muskoka newspaper. The ads tell as much of a story as the articles. The Capital Theatre in Huntsville announced the opening of the 007 Movie Moonraker, staring Roger Moore, the 1979 model of the Johnson fleet of outboards, from 25HP to 235HP, the cost of a […]

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Treasure On the Bottom of the Lakes: Wenonah P. 2

  Who knows what lies on the bottom of the Lakes of Muskoka? Old timber logs fallen off of the first logging boats, speed boats that suffered a crash, Ditchburn wooden raceboats or maybe a steamer or two? There are stories of discoveries and wrecks in the depths of Muskoka. Wa Chee Wee was one […]

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The Day Steamboating Began

  The steamboats of Muskoka have been a mainstay for tourism and transportation for generations. Every event that features one or more of the boats instantly becomes historic. Among the most memorable in recent times was the unveiling of the “Wall Looking Back” in Port Carling that used small images representing the history of the […]

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Port Carling Boats – Antique & Classic Wooden Boats for Sale