November 24, 2019 in Uncategorized
Further to our recent photo coverage of DIsappearing Propeller Boats from the collection of Ian and Barb Dickson, Muskoka cottagers, enjoy the the video of the “best little boats afloat” in the video below.
August 13, 2015 in Uncategorized
Disappearing Propeller Boats: the 100th Anniversary Celebration
Imagine some 80 “Dispros” gathered together in Port Carling, Muskoka to celebrate 100 years of existence. Consider, too, that some of these boats date back almost to the time of their first inauguration. That’s amazing longevity for a wooden boat.
Enjoy the video of the celebration below.
August 10, 2015 in Uncategorized
Dippy Lover’s Nirvanah.
November 5, 2014 in Uncategorized
Remembering that 2015 will be the year of the Disappearing Propeller Boat, we offer these lovely shots of this especially lovely Dippy taken by photographer Michael Walker. To see more of Michael’s beautiful photos, visit www.michaelwalkerphotos.com
October 6, 2014 in Uncategorized
Disappearing Propeller Boats video
The charming “Science on the Move” video below, shows a series of ‘Dippies” in all their glory, including insights on the operation of their sometimes cantankerous engines and disappearing prop mechanism. (Please be patient. The video doesn’t really begin until the 33rd second.) Enjoy!