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by Rob

Get set for the huge vintage boat/auto show in Gravenhurst, July 8.

July 3, 2017 in Blog

The Toronto Chapter,  ACBS,  is once again hosting one of the largest international antique and classic boat shows in North America.  Over 100 vintage vessels will on display at the wharves in Gravenhurst Ontario (about a 2.5 hour drive north of Toronto).  And that is only the beginning.  The show will include Concours D’Elegance vintage autos, children’s activities, a flea market,  “field of dreams” and over fifty vendors.  (Port Carling Boats will be one of them.  Be sure to stop by and say “hello”. )
There are also a number of pre and post show day activities, beginning on July 4th and ending the day after the show.
Best of all, in honour of Canada’s 150th birthday bash,  admission to the show is FREE.  

For further details, visit https://www.acbs.ca/index.php

by Rob

Muskoka Lakes Association Antique Boat Show: Aug. 13, 2016

August 19, 2016 in Uncategorized

This bi-annual event features some of the most beautiful (and expensive!) wooden boats in North America. Minetts, Ditchburns, Greavettes and other vintage beauties line the waterways at Port Carling, Muskoka, Ontario. Also featured is a display, with commentary, of the Muskoka Sea Flea club and the Maple Leaf Antique Outboard Club.
Enjoy the video (Part II) of this year’s event.

by Rob

M.L.A. Antique Boat Show video; Port Carling, Muskoka. Aug 13,2016

August 16, 2016 in Uncategorized

Enjoy Part I of the MLA Antique Boat Show held in Port Carling, Muskoka on August 13, 2016. The event featured dozens of the most beautiful wooden water-craft in North America. Even the damp weather couldn’t keep the enthusiasts away.

by Rob

Hot off the Press! Wonderful woodies on a wet weekend!

August 14, 2016 in Uncategorized

Despite some intermittent “heavy dew”, the Muskoka Lakes Association Antique Boat Show proceeded with elegance and spirit. The photos below capture some of the most beautiful andtique and classic boats in North America.
(Stay tuned for additional photos and the upcoming video of the show.)

(Below): It’s rare to see a Riva at the MLA show. Rivas are possiblly the finest wooden boats in the world.

My Cup of Tea, originally owned by the Gooderham family of distillery fame, was found rotting in a field and brought back to life. Here she is two refurbishments later!
My Cup of Tea 1

My up of Tea 2

ALthough Duke Boats can’t quite boast the pedigree of a Ditchburn or a Minett Shields, nevertheless the company produced some exceptionally pracitcal, durable and attractive water-craft.
Duke Utility

Duke Utility-2

A rare Greaveete hard top sedan looks for docking space.
Greavette sedan

Hard top sedan

A long deck launch at rest
Long deck launch

The Muskoka SeaFlea organization was well represented at the Show
Sea Flea 2

This 1902 Lozier launch is for sale for about $32,000.
1902 Lozier launch

by Rob

Coming soon… The Muskoka Lakes Association Antique Boat Show: Aug. 13, 2016

July 28, 2016 in Uncategorized

Be sure to set the date aside for this “by invitation only” vintage in-water show- a display of magnificent vintage watercraft.
Held in Port Carling, Muskoka, Ontario on a bi-annual basis, the show, which runs from 9:00 am to 4:00pm, offers a wonderful selection of “creme-de-la-creme” antique and classic boats.
Although it is too late to enter a boat in this year’s event, anyone interested in future participation can email the Muskoka Lakes Association by contacting Lisa at lisa@mla.on.ca.

Port Carling Boats – Antique & Classic Wooden Boats for Sale