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The Dreamboats of Muskoka DVD

One of the finest documentaries we have ever watched! "Dreamboats of Muskoka" is a documentary celebrating Canada's extraordinary antique boats and the men who built them. This is a must have for the lover of exquisite Canadian built boats.

There are nearly 2 million lakes in Canada. This is the story about 3 of them - in a place called Muskoka - and how for a moment in time, a series of seemingly unrelated events led to the creation of some of the world's most beautiful boats.

Covering:
Ditchburn, Minett, Minett-Shields, Matheson, Greavette, Duke, Port Carling Boat Works, Disappearing Propeller Boat Co., Earle Barns, Clive Brown. 

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A Real Runabouts Review of Canoes

Another Bob Speltz classic! This canoe guide is a must have for any smallcraft collector or enthusiast. Great collection of information and vintage advertising.

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Chris Craft Essential Guide

Brand new 2014 Edition of the legendary Chris Craft Essential Guide!

 

By popular demand, the Chris Craft Essential Guide is back!

The second edition provides full specifications for ever cruiser, runabout, roamer, kit boat, and other pleasure craft built by the legendary Chris Craft Corporation.  With over 700 black and white photographs, numerous amendments, and additions, the second edition of the Chris Craft Essential Guide is a fundamental reference piece in the library of any Chris Craft and powerboat enthusiast.



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Chris Craft Logo Large Beach Towel

Chris Craft logo Large Beach Towels. High quality, large towel suitable for the boat or cottage.

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Measures approximately 34" x 66"

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Gar Wood Boats: Classics of a Golden Era

"Gar Wood Boats: Classics of a Golden Era".  Signed by the Author, first edition.

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Holiday Bundle #1! Boatbuilders of Muskoka & Harold and Lorna DVD

Just in time for the Holidays! This package is for the lover of Muskoka boats. Boatbuilders of Muskoka is the essential reference piece for a history of Muskoka's greatest boat builders, including Ditchburn, Greavette, Minett-Shields, Duke, and Port Carling.

 

Harold & Lorna, World Waterspeed Champions is a documentary film highlighting the almost-forgotten exploits of Harold and Lorna Wilson, who raced their Miss Canada boats into international fame.

 

Own this bundle for the limited time, low price of $30.



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Holiday Bundle #2! Boatbuilders of Muskoka + Classic Boats of the 1000 Islands + Harold & Lorna

2 great books and a DVD! This bundle includes Classic Boats of the 1000 Islands, Boatbuilders of Muskoka, and the DVD, Harold & Lorna, World Waterspeed Champions. Offered for a limited time only!



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Inside the Factory - Building Chris Craft

A view inside the factory of North America's premier production builder, Chris Craft. A new addition to our store and signed by the author!

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Riva Box Set - Carlo the Legend: Riva the Myth

"Carlo the Legend: Riva the Myth" - Originally published in Italian, this two volume slipcase set is the most complete history of Riva runabouts available. Double hardcover set with protective case.

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The Boatbuilders of Muskoka

This is the story of the craftsmen who created the incomparable wooden launches of Ontario's famous Muskoka Lakes district.

The names Ditchburn, Duke, Greavette, and Minett are synonymous with top-of-the-line vintage watercraft. These shops, together with many lesser-known ones, set standards for artistry, woodworking, and finishing that were unsurpassed anywhere.


Most of the boats seen on these waters were built by local craftsmen, and many of these were "one-off" craft reflecting both the particular desires of the individual purchaser and the skilled craftsmanship of the builder. The Boatbuilders of Muskoka tells the story of these craftsmen and the principal shops that built some of the finest wooden boats in North America.

Illustrated with numerous contemporary photographs of the builders and their work

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The Real Runabouts - Volume II

The 2nd edition of the legendary Real Runabouts series of books by Bob Speltz. A must have for any collector!

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The Real Runabouts - Volume III

The 3rd edition of the legendary Real Runabouts series of books by Bob Speltz. A must have for any collector!

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The Real Runabouts - Volume V

The 5th edition of the legendary Real Runabouts series of books by Bob Speltz. A must have for any collector!

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The Real Runabouts - Volume VI

The 6th edition of the legendary Real Runabouts series of books by Bob Speltz. A must have for any collector!

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The Real Runabouts Index

The Real Runabouts Index is an essential book to complete the Real Runabouts collection! The index is your quick-reference guide to quickly locate information in all 7 volumes of the Real Runabouts.

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