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A blast from the past!

Although it’s only mid December, Ontario’s Muskoka region is buried in some forty centimetres of snow, and winter storms have pounded the Carolinas and even Texas. It’s enough to make woody enthusiasts beg for summer. Althnough we can’t produce warm weather, we hope that this video of an Antique and Classic Boat Society show in […]

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New price on a handsome Hunter utility: 22.5 ft., 1947

We have been instructed by the owner to reduce the price on this classic Hunter utility. The new price,  including a tandem axle trailer, is $15,000 CDN. Notes from the owner below: 1947,  22.5 ft.’ Hunter in very good condition.  New bottom and frame work in 2000 by Brechin Marine.  Engine rebuilt and new gauges […]

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A wintery visit to the stunning “woodies” at the Discovery Centre.

As winter arrives in Muskoka, Ontario, the beautiful vintage wooden boats at Gravenhurst’s Discovery Centre have been hoisted from the soon-to-be solid ice, and laid on cross beams to hibernate until late spring. This provides the advantage of even better viewing. Enjoy the photos below. Miss Canada IV won the Harmsworth Trophy in 1949, after […]

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Our newest listing: an historic Herald Brothers sailing canoe.

Herald Brothers sailing canoe: 16 ft, 1906 Notes from the owner: “This is a very rare canoe. Basswood planking.  Restore or leave it original.” (Editor’s note: This canoe would be a wonderful winter restoration project!) Price: $3,000     For contact information, please click on the link.   Ad number pb839   (Additional photos below.)

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Our newest listing: a 16 ft. Shepherd, plus another recently sold Hacker-Craft

Shepherd runabout: 16 ft, 1961 Notes from the owner below. “Immaculately maintained 1961 Shepherd for sale. We’ve had this boat in our family for over 40 years. It is in top condition. No mechanical or boat damage.” The Shepherd seats five comfortably. (Ed note: Power comes from an oil injected 115 Mercury outboard engine. Maximum […]

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