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by Rob

Our newest listing: a Greavette Sunflash II, 18.5 ft, 1968

June 30, 2020 in Uncategorized

Greavette Sunflash II: 18.5 ft. 1968

(Please see notes from the owner below)
“I am the second owner since 1995. The boat was totally restored to original, plus at “Rourke Boat Works” in Midland, ON in winter of 1996, meaning: wiring; new fuel tank, sensors, some gauges, automatic bilge pumps, hull-deck and upholstery, engine at Marine Mechanics” (New battery in 2019)
Price: $14,800.   For further details and contact information, please click on the link    Ad number pb905

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by Rob

Our newest listing: a 1920s Ditchburn or Minett rowing skiff, 18 ft.

June 27, 2020 in Uncategorized

Ditchburn or Minett rowing skiff: 18 ft., 1920s

1920s double end mahogany and cedar rowing skiff.  Two sets of oar locks and two seats…believed to be a Ditchburn or Minett…all original boards…excellent condition.

Price: $3,900              For further details and contact information, please click on the link. Ad number pb904
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by Rob

Our newest listing: a Giesler ‘French River’: 16′, 2007

June 22, 2020 in Uncategorized

Giesler French River: 16 ft. 2007

“Beautiful cedar-strip boat with trailer. Always covered, always maintained and serviced.

Custom canvas top, always covered when not in use.
– two gas tanks
– automatic bilge pump
– retro fixtures / all proper lighting
– depth Gauge
– all safety equipment required
– anchor
– two short paddles that fit under the bow deck and a custom wood tray for PDF’s
– very easy to winterize either in the water before pulling it out in the fall or with the hose hook up, no marina cost.
– added rollers to the trailer easy pulling out
– engine support unit for towing
– fuel always treated properly off season
– add fresh gas and drop it in a lake. Never once unreliable, remember the bilge.

Price: $15,750    For further details and contact information, please click on the link.  Ad number pb903

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by Rob

Two recently sold, beautiful classic boats!

June 18, 2020 in Uncategorized

Congratulations to the vendors and buyers of the two classic boats listed below. The vintage boat market has certainly been heating up recently.
Perhaps it’s the Covid-based need to escape from the large urban centres, and hit the water, or just the impending arrival of summer.  Whatever the reason, this is good news for sellers of antique and classic boats.

27 ft Christ-Craft, 1955.  (Photo above) This boat, powered by two six cylinder engines, was listed in good condition. It was last priced at $12,900. CAD.
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Seabird triple cockpit: 18 ft, 1941
The SeaBIrd, powered by a four cylinder engine,  underwent an earlier restoration with some more recent additional work. The sale included a trailer and cover.The asking price for this boat was $15,000.   (Photos below)

by Rob

Dramatic price reduction on a Duke utility plus a lightning-fast sale!

June 9, 2020 in Uncategorized

We have been instructed by the owner to reduce the price on this classic Duke utility. Please see the notice below.

Duke utility 21 ft., 1962

Notes from the owner below:
 RARE 1962, 21 ft DUKE RUNABOUT spent its life cherished by one Lake Rosseau family. Built by Tim Butson’s father, now 93, who worked for many years with Charlie and Arthur Duke of Dukes, Port Carling. (Now with his son at Tim Butson Wooden Boat Builders)

Original 8 Cylinder BUCHANAN engine runs well with rebuilt carburetor, new distributor cap, rotors, throttle cable and battery. Regular maintenance always provided. All ownership documents available.

The original steering wheel, instrument panel and original upholstery are in excellent condition due to boathouse storage. No trailer, as the Duke was always moved by water on Lakes Rosseau and Muskoka..
Looking for a good home.”
(The sale includes  a paddle. ropes, fire extinguisher, emergency kit, 2 flags and life jackets)

Original price: $20,000
New price, June, 2020 –  $12,000 or best offer. WOW! The seller is motivated.  Must sell.    For further details and contact information, please click on the link. Ad number pb852

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Congratulations to the buyer (and vendor of this handsome, 22 ft, 1949 Shepherd runabout. (Photo below). The boat was listed very recently at $20,000 and sold in less than a day with three offers! The moral of the story?  If you see a very reasonably priced boat on the website that suits your needs, move quickly to contact the owner.

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