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by Rob

The Niagara Frontier Classic Boat and Car Show is coming this weekend!

September 5, 2019 in Uncategorized

It’s not too late! Set sail this weekend for this great New York State show. It’s one of the larger boating events in the USA and one of the best. Lots of wooden eye candy, both marine and auto in a beautiful setting on the Niagara River..

by Rob

New listing: a triple cockpit SeaBird; 18′, 1941

August 28, 2019 in Uncategorized


     Port Carling Boatworks SeaBird: 18 ft. 1941

Notes from the owner below:
This triple cockpit SeaBird has been under present ownership for thirty years. When purchased,  several hull planks were replaced, along with other refurbishments,  including an engine rebuild. The upholstery was also replaced and the hardware re-chromed. In 2015, the engine underwent a major tune-up at Parry Automotive.  The decking and sides of the SeaBird have been  re-varnished within the last two years.

 

Price: $15,000.  CDN.  For further details and contact information, please click on the link.   Ad number pb881

More photos below.

by Rob

The Clayton, New York vintage boat show is fast approaching

July 30, 2019 in Uncategorized

Argggghhhh  then maties!   It’s time once again to cast off anchors and set sail for the annual Clayton Classic Boat Show, in Clayton. Thousand Islands,  New York
This show is one of the largest classic boating events in the USA, The event is housed at the Antique Boat Museum, a wonderful museum featuring some of the finest wooden watercraft in the world.
As well as magnificent woodies on display on land and in the water,  the Show offers an auction of antique and classic boats and vendors’ display with many marine related items for sale
This year, two iconic race boats are highlighted:;Baby Gars Snail and Cicada.  So press-gang the crew, and cast off for Clayton!

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by Rob

Video highlights of the ACBS (Toronto) boat show: July, 2019

July 13, 2019 in Uncategorized

There was much to see and do at this year’s ACBs (Toronto Chapter) Vintage Boat Show in Gravenhurst, Ontario this year. It’s not every day that we can oogle this visual “eye candy” that appears at Steamship Bay in Gravenhurst, Ontario. Enjoy the video. (Click on the photo to engage the video)

by Rob

The ACBS Gravenhurst Boat Show rocks again!

July 7, 2019 in Uncategorized

Mother Nature cooperated again this year for the ACBS (Toronto Chapter) International vintage boat show, held in Gravenhurst Ontario, this past Saturday.
Although temperatures bordered on scorching at 33 degrees Celsius, a steady breeze from Lake Muskoka provided enough relief to keep visitors engaged with the Show. Enjoy the photos below and stay tuned for the video(s) to come!

Sunny skies helped to draw several thousand visitors to the show rhis year.

“Traveller” well over 100 years in age, was the poster boat for this year’s show.

Historic vessels of 100 years or older were the featured boats of 2019.

This monster Shepherd graced the docks in Gravenhurst.

“Crusoe”, a hard top sedan.

A beautifully restored long deck launch.

A beautifully refurbished Duke ulitility.

Love that blue upholstery!

Escaping the sun in the back of this classic Shepherd.

An engine with a fibreglassic boat attached!

Monster engine!

This classic Shepherd is for sale at $35,000.

Very functional wraparound seating in this stunning Hacker.

A rare “mini” Greavette at only 15 ft. in length.

Army boat from the Second World War. The marine manufacturers were engaged to produce military vessels.

Lightweight, versatile cedar-strip boats are permanent fixtures at many events, and are still produced today.

Port Carling Boats maintains a booth at the annual Gravenhurst show to market our clients’ vintage boats.

This vintage lapstrake boat was listed at $13,500 in the Field of Dreams.

More Field of Dreams treasures.

The Peterborough cedarstrip oat in the middle, complete with a 30 hp Evinrude and trailer, was offered at $2,900.

The Maple Leaf outboard motor club had an excellent display this year, seen in part above.

The field of Dreams again

Beautiful Chrysler convertible

The unique French Citroen with hydraulic? suspension.


More to come. Stay tuned!

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