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!
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!