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by Rob

A new listing; Peterborough cedar-strip, 13′, 1949

July 24, 2019 in Uncategorized

Peterborough runabout; 13 ft., 1949

Notes from the owner below:
“1949 13 ft Peterborough Cedar Strip boat with original Evinrude Zephyr 5.4 hp motor and original Oars. This boat is a totally original unmolested example of the much loved Peterborough boats. Also included: anchor, boat cover, fenders, lines, trailering strap, emergency kit, single axel Trailer with new tires, lights, wiring, and dolly/jack. Absolutely in excellent condition, every Muskoka Cottage must have a Peterborough cedar strip to be complete. (located in Orillia) $3,500. OBO, (ph 705-326-4009), ”

Price:  $3,500   For further details and contact information, please click on the link. Ad number pb877
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by Rob

Our newest listing: a Peterborough Nomad: 16 ft, 1958

June 30, 2017 in Uncategorized


Peterborough Nomad: 16 ft, 1958
The Nomad is a quintessential “cottager boat” that you can tour, fish and ski from. Original cedar hull, with mahogany decks, seat and transom. The chrome is original. The restoration, including ribbing and an epoxy treatment for the hull, has brought the boat to pristine condition.

The canvas top is in great condition and has all the zip-in windows. The mooring cover is brand new and unused.

The matching motor is a mechanically perfect 35 hp. Johnson Sea Horse outboard. (with approx. 4-6 hours of run time) painted in classic maroon and cream.

The rarely used modern trailer is in top condition.

Included are all those accessories needed to enjoy the boat: anchors, vintage skis and swim ladder, brand new bumpers, trailer guides, interior upholstery for seats, etc.

This is a complete package. Just add water.

Price: $4,995. Sorry,  this boat was sold on July 27, 2017

by Rob

July 6, 2016: our newest listing – an exceptional Peterborough Royal; 16 ft, 1958.

July 6, 2016 in Uncategorized

Peterborough Royal: 16 ft, 1958
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Notes from the owner below:
This exceptional cedar-strip runabout features mahogany gunnels, bow and stern, and is completely completely refinished. It has a convertible top that slides forward to let in the sun or snaps in place to provide cover. All original chrome and floor boards.
Professionally painted boat license on both bow sides (28E 1985) and
painted “Peterborough Royal” on both stern sides (taken from the original
template prior to refinishing). Upholstery, canvas roof top and
fitted canvas cover for the boat have been redone by “Niagara Marine Upholstery” and are like new. (Approximately 2004-2006
Original Johnson steering cables and controls.
Electric start and powered by a 1961 Johnson 40 hp outboard motor.
The boat has been stored indoors in a climate controlled environment
and includes a TeeNee trailer
The trailer is in very good condition, and has always been used to haul the boat. The motor ran beautifully the last time that I had it in the water. I did fog it after use each year before the winter, and it has always been stored in the garage (which never goes below freezing). Saying that, the marine battery may need replacing & one of the gas lines from the tank to the motor needs replacing.
Murray Boat works (Niagara-on-the-Lake) did the restoration…all upholstery was redone by Niagara Marine Upholstery. There is no fiber glass on the craft. The boat is 16 feet in length and the beam is 68 inches (bull nose at the front) – the chrome strips along the full length of the boat were replaced after restoration…other than that, all chrome is original
The photo on the water is at Six Mile Lake and was taken a few years ago. (Garage photos were taken July, 2016). The owner would be happy to provide more details.
Price: $10,250 More photos below.
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For more photos and contact information, please click on the link. Ad number pb703

by Rob

Our newest listing: a Peterborough Falcon, 15 ft., 1952

May 17, 2016 in Uncategorized

Peterborough Falcon: 15 ft, 1952
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Notes from the owner:
“This classic 1952 Peterborough Cedar Strip boat called the Falcon has been totally restored and upgraded. Restored using the West System Fiberglass Epoxy restoration products; new keel; rubber transom cover; always stored inside before & since restoration. The boat comes complete with a New Easy Hauler Trailer with a spare tire & a Yamaha 9.9 Hp electric start motor. Additional features and inclusions are; custom made waterproof/SPF cushions & seat-backs; official reproduction Peterborough decals; lighting for evening safety; new battery; gas tank; anchor; fitted tarp cover; new bumpers and marine tie up cords. Also $60 can of marine red touch up paint. Someone who appreciates classic wooden boats will truly enjoy this treasure. The lovely Miss Birnie, she won’t last long!”
Price: Asking $9,999 or best offer. For further details and contact information, please click on the link. Ad #pb688
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by Rob

Wednesday April 8, 2015

April 8, 2015 in Uncategorized

Our newest listing: A Peterborough Falcon cedar-strip: 16 ft, 1948

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Peterborugh Falcon

Notes from the owner:
“This 1948 Peterborough Falcon 185, double wide canoe is an exact copy of the 1947 Peterborough Falcon 185, double wide canoe, with one modification…. A 3” slab of mahogany on the back end, to accommodate the heavy weight of the prototype first ever built outboard engines that were being designed in 1948…

This is Canada’s first powered boat. It cost 75 dollars Canadian (plus the engine), most commonly used for traveling the St.Lawrence river from home to market, made of soft cedar, they most commonly ended up at the bottom of the river from saturation.
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The outer shell was covered in fiberglass in 1995 to protect the wood from damage and avoid saturation…

This one made its way out west 45 years ago, and was stored indoors for most of its life. Other than a couple of fishing expeditions per year in Sylvan Lake, Alberta (between 1995 and 2005) this boat has been indoors protected from the elements….
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The history of the Peterborough canoe company can be viewed here at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peterborough_Canoe_Company and it is believed that this is the very same boat make and model of canoe that was given to Queen Elizabeth, by the Peterborough Canoe Company, in 1948, when she was still a princess.
The sale of the Falcon also includes a single axle, 1990 trailer in great shape.
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I am interested in selling this boat, I am willing to restore it, or sell it as is, depending on your preference…
Price: $3500 For contact informaiton, please see ad numbher pb637 on the Classic/Antique Wooden Boats page, or click on the link. pb637

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