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|27231||12 Feet 1969 Fiberglass Launch||$2,750|
|This is a unique launch with great lines. It is constructed of four pieces: the main hull, front and rear seating pods, and the deck cap. The hull and both pods have been reinforced with epoxy soaked fiberglass cloth on both sides. Stringers and bulkhead have been replaced. New 19 gallon synthetic fuel tank and epoxy built rudder. Powered by a rebult Palmer single cylinder engine. New piston, rings, valves, springs, rebuilt generator, starter, and magneto. Engine is ready for reinstallation. The price is reflective of materials only. Over 400 hours invested. This is a great project that is almost complete. Price reduced|
|29692||13 Feet 1928 Peterborough Launch||$11,000|
|Boat is in great shape. The owner purchased the boat 4 years ago and the boat is in perfect shape. It has a beautiful DisPro 3 HP engine with a copper water jacket and is easy to start.It offers 3 seats , working lights and a bilge pump. Has a trailer and cover included. Everything works great.|
|31615||16 Feet 1920 Port Carling Waterford Dispro||$19,900|
|This lovely Dispro is a very early example that is practically entirely original. She was uncovered, kept in a barn for many years in wonderful condition. Current owner gave the boat a cosmetic refinish and completed any necessary woodwork. She runs great and has won numerous ACBS awards, including ACBS "Best Preserved" on several occasions. |
|25924||16 Feet 2004 Adirondack Electric Boat||$24,000|
|This is a replica of a classic 1930's launch with beautiful mahogany decks and leather seats. She is powered by a smooth and quiet electric motor. The fiberglass hull has wonderful lines, but is very low maintenance.|
|26523||17 Feet 2005 Oceanus Classy 17||$34,300|
|Fully Loaded: Beautiful, quality built Fiberglass/teak launch with solid stainless steel trim,ladder and BBQ Grill, large rope fender, stablizing flaps and add an optional surry top for protection from the sun and rain.
A beautiful launch to entertain guests for a day or evening on the lake, or take guests to dinner on the intracoastal, the perfect entertainment machine.
|26524||17 Feet 2005 Oceanus Classy 17||$23,500|
|Beautiful, quality built Fiberglass
launch with solid stainless steel trim, optional ladder and BBQ Grill available, large rope fender, stabilizing flaps and add an optional surry-top for protection from the sun and rain.
A beautiful launch to entertain guests for a day or evening on the lake, or take guests to dinner on the intracoastal, the perfect entertainment machine.
|31538||17 Feet 2013 Red Wing Electric Skiff|
|Steve will custom build almost any type of boat you'd like powered by his unique Green Power electric motor system....timeframe for build is approx. a year.|
|31980||17 Feet 2013 Inboard Motor Skiff||$3,500|
|2013 Launch 17 ft cedar on oak ribs west system epoxy. 1917 Wilson single cylinder engine. needs little to complete, engine / shaft set up , hardware and steering. this boat was built over a 1910 launch as a mould.|
|31722||17'9 Feet 1910 Shipyard Launch||$9,000|
|The Amelia was built in the Bay of Quinte area, in 1910. Cedar launch with beautiful lines, side steer, water cooled, 1 cylinder Fairbanks Morse Marine engine. Restored in the 1970's. Seats 5. Includes a custom trailer and canopy roof frame. Gas tank is a reproduction and wiring and water hoses are from the restoration. |
|28597||18 Feet 1993 D. F Wilmes Replica Launch||$29,000|
|This was built by D. F Wilmes, Father and Son Craftsman. This boat was built for a Violinist of The Metropolitan Opera Company. The boat is in excellent condition and has 'class'.|
|29911||18 Feet 1904 Fay & Bowen Designed Launch||$18,900|
|This is a very nice launch with a design taken from Fay & Bowen. It runs very well and is in excellent condition. The boat is a Multiple show winner. It has the original canopy with early photos showing the canopy up. The boat has a rich history and is accompanied with a lot of early info from previous owners & receipts. To add to it's history the owner has passes to the Erie Canal for passage of this boat in 1912 & 1916. Only 900 of these boats were ever made. This boat was run for many years but recently was retired to being a trailer queen since it was a multiple award winner.|
|27148||18 Feet 1905 Chestnut Canoe Co. Inboard||$60,000|
|This is a rare multiple award winning, antique cedar strip, double planked, canvas covered, skiff. Custom built by the Chestnut Canoe Company in Fredericton, New Brunswick. This piece of St. Lawrence River history has been beautifully restored. The boat runs on the original motor, and the owners have installed an optional electric start. It has the original cedar strip. |
|26489||18 Feet 1910 Mullins Leader Launch||$4,700|
|This 1910 Mullins Leader launch was originally used in Northern Indiana as a rental boat from Mock's Marina. It was completely restored in 1966 and the current owner has original letters from the owner to the Mullins factory during the restoration. It is powered by the original Detroit Single cylinder 1.5 hp engine that was rebuilt during the time of restoration. The engine has a reverse gear, which was an odd convenience at the time. This is a tin hulled boat with oak decks and trim.|
|28376||18 Feet 1930-40 Knapp Motor Skiff||$14,900|
|Boat restored mid-90's in Gananoque. Epoxy bottom. Original 2 Cyl St Lawrence engine fitted with belt driven electric starter.|
|25677||18 Feet 1936 Swiss Craft||$30,000|
|Milan is a multiple show winner that was built in Switzerland in 1936 by John Faul Horgen. It is powered by it's original Kermath 4 cyl. engine. The hull is planked with Douglas Fir and is of rivetted plank and batten construction. The keel, ribs and all of the trim are white oak. This is a beautiful boat that has been professionally restored. |
|35939||18 Feet 1941 Greavette Dispro||$17,000|
|A well known piece of Muskoka history; the Disappearing Propeller Motor Boat, aka Dippy, along with its Patented “Device”, was invented in Port Carling in 1915. 3100 boats were produced by 4 different companies over 44 years, with Greavette being the final company to produce the popular model. This example has been nicely restored and is a great working boat. She is powered by a single cylinder St Lawrence engine, equipped with electronic ignition for easy starting and reliable running. |
|28416||18 Feet 1947 Greavette Dispro||$19,000|
|Includes the cushions, rope fenders, electric start. This boat is a lovely example and in very nice condition with the owner reporting that it should be a good strong 8/10.|
|30299||18 Feet 1953 Greavette Dispro||$17,000|
|Very clean boat with new interior cushions, new battery, full cover, and comes on a trailer. These boats are interesting with their disappearing propeller system.|
|36209||18 Feet 1954 Greavette Dispro "Dippy"||$11,000|
|This 1954 Dippy has been well loved for many years on Georgian Bay. Made by Greavette's Boats in Gravenhurst, the magnets have been recently rewound. Dippy is fully equipped with hand made spoon oars to fit. Priced to sell, if you are interested, please make an offer. |
|31808||18 Feet 1954 Greavette Dispro||$15,000|
|27429||18 Feet 1956 Greavette Dispro||$16,000|
|This is a fairly rare model of Disapearing Propellor Boat as it is powered by a 2 cylinder Kermath engine with a reverse gear. The current owner has had it for a few years. It has new wiring, a restored gauge panel, and fresh varnish.|
|32087||18 Feet 1922 Port Carling Boat Co. Dispro||$20,000|
|This Dippy has been lovingly cared for and has only four owners since 1922. Every bit of hardware, down to the floorboard screws has been saved. Aside from the oars, #2881 bears all the hardware it had when it left the D.P. Factory.When it required hull restoration, it was done by Charlie Amey, an original factory planker. The boat was nameless until purchased by the Wentges in the mid-90′s. She now bears the name “Frankees” after my Mother and Father who loved cruising around Lake Joseph; each in their own “Dippy”. Seating in the dippy is made comfortable through black leather cushions.This Uncle Sam had been the Port Carling Dippy Factory’s demonstrator boat.The trailer, bumpers and custom canvas cover and anchor with canvas bag are included in the selling price. The light and flag are intact. Photos, history and maintenance records will be sold with the boat. The engine, a 3.5 hp., has been maintained by Paul Doddington (“The Dippy Doctor”) since the mid 1990's.
|30720||18'6 Feet Lindsay Sport Special Dispro||$17,000|
|Disappearing Propeller Boats are widely known for their collectability and utilitarian nature. This Lindsay Sport Special model is a fairly luxurious model with laminated decks on both the bow and stern along with a mother-in-law seat up front. Hatch covers hide a single cylinder Caron engine, a fairly uncommon engine option. The dashboard, fittings etc appear to be
all original. Decks on this boat are bright and rot free which is remarkable for its age. The ribs are in nice shape, even in the bottom of the boat. There is one small hole in the planking above the waterline that should be fixed. I'm told by a member of the Dippy Club that the keel will need to be refastened but otherwise the boat is solid and would be a great boat for the right owner.|
|29197||18'6 Feet 1921 Dissapearing Propeller Boat Co||$19,000|
|This is a gorgeous Dippy " Uncle Sam" model. I am the third owner and have all of the history with the boat- The boat has never been restored only revarnished. A museum quality example. The boat does have faint vestiges of a manufacturing label on the spoon oar tips and oar locks. All the toys,lite aqua scope antique compass upholstery new and orig. Hand start. facinating history.|
|28417||18'6 Feet 1928 Lindsay Dispro||$24,000|
|1928 Lindsay-built Dispro, Uncle Sam model. She is 18'6" in length and was rebuilt by Fred Forster (hull), Paul Dodington (engine)and John Thomson (device) and re-launched September 1996 (all well photographed). Gently used since then. She is in excellent running condition and comes complete with hunter green seat cushions and boat cover, spare prop and original bow lights. Her trailer is in excellent condition. Located near Dorset, Ontario The boat is described as an 8/10 and would please any discerning Dippy buyer.|
|31423||19 Feet 1998 Atkin Launch||$22,000|
|Your modern "African Queen" awaits. This Launch built in 1998 has been thoroughly and completed restored and is in show condition. Powered by a Yanmar Diesel engine with only 55 hours, this engine is barely broken in and ready for new adventures on your favorite body of water. Hull is perfect, hardware and gauges excellent and the surrey top is complete and easy to manage. This is a proven design by a well respected design team and is handsome traditional model for cruising with friends and loved ones at a leisurely pace in a classic style. Imagine this at your dock..|
|29583||19 Feet 2009 Pine Cone Boat Works Launch||$34,000|
|Designed by Bob Stephens of Stevens White Yacht design, Built by Pine Cone Boatworks, Cold moled construction, Hull fastened with Silicone Bronze screws, Unique skeg provides additional protection to prop. Full sunbrella cover and custom fitted trailer come with boat.|
|36444||19 Feet circa 1901 Lozier Launch ||$5,000|
|Boat was purchased in Burkhaven Harbor, Lake Sunapee, NH in 1952-53. Completely restored at that time, as shown in photos 5 and 6. Currently in Lake George, NY - This boat requires a full restoration but is a worthy candidate given that it is a very rare 100+ year old Lozier Launch.|
|29822||20 Feet 1915 E. M White Motor Launch||$25,000|
|This gorgeous E. M White canoe pre dates the purchase of the company by the Old Town Canoe Company. This boat has been restored and re-canvassed. The hardware is original and freshly nickel plated. The acorn gas cap is polished brass and the boat is offered with 4 original chairs. The Dubrie is the correct engine for the boat and is in a crate. It runs well and strong and has the original copper gas tank in place.|
|29560||20 Feet 1926-28 Custom Brodhead/Fairchild Launch||$55,000|
|This is a very interesting boat to the Finger Lakes folks. Built by a couple of Cornell grads in the late twenties and originally powered by a huge Hall-Scott this is a wonderful example of custom craftsmanship. Only 20 feet in length and easy to handle and trailer to shows and destinations. In excellent condition, restored by John Ford, and ready to provide pleasure to everyone on the wine trail of the Finger Lakes. Able to be seen by appointment. |
|36430||20 Feet 1927 Coupe Yacht Tender||$20,000|
|30812||20 Feet 1930's Peterborough Launch||$4,000|
|A beautiful piece of Canadian Craftsmanship and worthy of a restoration. The boat has varnished mahogany planking on steam bent white oak ribs. The boat has mahogany decks and transom and includes an original 4 cylinder Buchanan "Junior" engine. |
|30562||20 Feet 1940's Canadian Built Launch||$12,000|
|This would be an easy restoration or preservation project. Could be used as is or brought back to show condition! Needs upholstery.|
|26059||20 Feet 2000 (Hull) Mills Fantail Launch||$42,000|
|Hull built from plans dated USA 1901. Constructed 1984-2000. Very rare fully restored Simplex marine engine and gearbox. Trembler coil and magneto ignition with original instruments and lubricators|
|35868||20 Feet 1930's Peterborough Launch||$1,500|
|Varnished mahogany planking on steam-bent white oak ribs. Mahogany decks and transom. Original engine was a 4 cylinder Buchanan Junior. This once lovely vessel has been repaired many times over the years. She will now require all new steam-bent ribs, a new bottom, transom, decks, several planks, and complete refinishing inside and out. She is a rare model of Peterborough and worthy of an ambitious restorer's efforts!|
|31996||20 Feet 2010 Ken Bassett / Onion River Boatworks Electric Launch||$35,000|
|This elegantly styled and crafted 4-passenger, Torpedo-sterned electric launch designed and built by Ken Bassett. Featured in WoodenBoat's "Small Boats 2012." Multiple regional ACBS awards, including the WoodenBoat Show.
Cedar/Epoxy/Glass hull; yellow pine framing, Spanish cedar decking, Cypress interior, curly cherry trim.
Luxuriously appointed. Custom cast hardware, bronze shafting, prop, steering gear. This boat has won multiple ACBS Boat Show Awards including the Wooden Boat Show. Exceptional reliability and performance. Absolutely quiet underway.
Recent price reduction!|
|30766||21 Feet 1902 Lozier Launch||$29,000|
|This historic Lozier launch was purchase by Dr. Harold Clark in 1903 as demo on Toronto Bay, then she was shipped to his new cottage on Lake Muskoka. She has remained in the same family since new and has been in use every year except 2007 when the boat underwent some woodwork and restoration. Makalika has exquisite lines and is one of few remaining launches of this era. This is a great opportunity to own a beautiful launch with a known history!|
|27240||21 Feet 1911 Fay & Bowen Torpedo Stern Family Launch||$25,000|
|This was a popular model for Fay and Bowen although very few still exist. This boat remains in very nice shape. The structure is sound and in good condition with no rot. The hardware is all present and also in good shape. Boat is a cedar on oak construction and is a very fine example for this era. Boat runs well and has won ACBS awards as recently as last year. |
|30880||21 Feet 1915 Aeolis Boat Works, Fantail Launch||$25,000|
|The boat was built by the late Bill Grunwald (Aeolis Boat Works) in Davenport, CA in the early 80's, off an old hull. The Easthope engine is a factory rebuild, originally from the late 20's. The engine and boat runs and drives great, and easy to start by hand.
|31047||21 Feet 1921 Ditchburn Launch||$85,000|
|This lovely little Ditchburn has been nicely restored and is 80% original above the waterline. The cedar sides are original and all hardware is original (cast aluminum or nickel plated bronze). The bottom, keel, and stringers have been replaced. The boat is ready for some varnish, but she has been well kept and would be a show winner again with some minimal effort. |
|29613||21 Feet 1929 Ditchburn Launch||$130,000|
|Restored a few years ago and won 'Best in show' recently.
Mahogany finish with red bottom and green upholstery. Absolutely beautiful condition. |
|25792||21 Feet 1931 F. S. Crate Long Deck Launch||$32,000|
|Absolutely stunning 21 ft F. S. Crate Long Deck Launch built in 1931-32. This Canadian Built Launch was constructed near Muskoka in Keswick, Ontario on Lake Simcoe. The boat comes with original documentation requesting that the boat be designed and built with the Older Kermath Motor and Hardware. Included are sketched drawings of the boat by Geoffrey A. Suckling, a Naval architect who designed the Longest Boat built by Ditchburn. This launch has the original 1911 4 cylinder Kermath 12 motor with magneto ignition that has been entirely restored.
|29533||21 Feet 2008 Glen-L Skiff||$15,000|
|21' skiff. Delicately hand made over 4 years. All marine wood encapsulated with west system epoxy. Outside painted white. Inside all mahogany and ash with 5 coats of varnish. Great boat for yacht tender or shallow water cruising. One of a kind. Way more $ into this boat than selling for. I need room for a new project.
Boat and motor - new condition. |
|28382||22 Feet 1915 Brooks Longdeck Launch||$15,000|
|This an extrememly rare longdeck launch built by Brooks, in Michigan. The hull was completely restored from the new keel all the way up by Chris Mattoon of Berkshire Wooden boats. Engine runs great and will perform without hesitation but was not part of the rebuild. This boat received an award at Clayton in recent years and will show very well. This is a must see boat.|
|30862||22 Feet 1922 McNeil Norris Launch||$85,000|
|This boat was purchased in 1924 by the current owner's grandfather for the worldly sum of $900 as a used boat. She was built by McNeil Norris of Bala, Ontario 2 years earlier and was powered by a Buchanan Junior engine. The boat sat unused for a number of years and received a complete restoration between 1986 and 1996. At this time, a Gray Marine 4-70 engine was installed. After heading down south to a new owner, the boat returned to her original home in 2004. She is a wonderful example of Canadian craftsmanship and is a very beautiful long deck launch. |
|31919||20 Feet 1925 Dowsett Motor Skiff||$14,000|
|This is one of the oldest Dowsett motor skiffs known to exist. Originally built by WJ Dowsett & Sons of Portland, Ontario. Found and completely restored in the early 1990's. New stems, new ribs, nearly all original planking, decks, seats saved and restored. Original St Lawrence twin cylinder engine, made in Brockville, ON, restored. Period correct surrey top added at a later date. The boat is still in lovely condition and needs nothing but a new owner!|
|30666||22 Feet 1930 Dowsett Inboard Motor Skiff||$12,500|
|This beautiful motor skiff was built by W.J. Dowsett & Sons in Portland, Ontario. Dowsett was known for making some of the finest skiffs, motor skiffs, launches, and runabouts in the region. This skiff was commissioned by the current owner's grandfather and was launched in 1930. It has been well maintained and very original. Boat was in the water, running last season! Powered by a twin cylinder St. Lawrence engine. |
|27603||23 Feet 1916 James Basset Motor Skiff||$17,500|
|This launch has been completely restored and is powered by a 4-cylinder Sterling engine. The keel, some bottom planks, and the ribs were replaced in the late 1980's.|
|36335||24 Feet 1905 Lozier Launch||$20,000|
|36514||24 Feet 1905 Lozier Launch||$20,000|| |
|This very rare Lozier Launch was acquired from a Family in Saranac Lake, New York who owned the boat for many years. It is a very original example of a Lozier Launch with few examples remaining ion this length. All hardware is with the boat but it will require a well deserved restoration.|
|30762||24 Feet 1907 Joe Walters Launch||$47,900|
|Being offered for sale is a 24 foot 1907 Launch built by John Walters, known as the "Edmonton Boat Builder" who built large steam boats used in the northern rivers. He became prominent in the Edmonton business community, eventually having a museum named after him. "Otter" was built for the Bow River Boat House at the world famous Banff Springs Hotel. "Otter" is a classic displacement laucnh with carvel planked cypress on oak faming. She has an attractive and now rare drake tail stern and very closely resembles some of the early Fay & Bowen launches as well as designs used by Gidley and Ditchburn. She is powered by a 4 cylinder Kermath engine, complete with the original operators manual. Complete with all original hardware, Otter is now ready for restoration. |
|27755||24 Feet 1917 Mullins Launch||$89,000|
|This is a rare Launch produced by the Mullins manufacturing Corp of Salem Ohio. Mullins originally produced decorative pressed steel items and got into boat manufacturing in the 1890's. At one time they were one of the largest producers of boats. Very few of these boats are known to exist and this launch is one of only two known of this size. The more familiar Sea Eagle was the last of the line produced in the early 1930's. This boat has been in the same family since nearly new and is very original with the exception of the unusual Ford Flat head V-8 conversion which was done in the 60's. The decks are Oak and the hull is riveted and solderewd galvanized steel. The hull has built in flotation tanks as Mullins were advertised as "unsinkable".|
|26829||24 Feet 1917-1920 Wiswell Double Ended Lapstrake||$25,000|
|Built in Clayton New York by Wiswell, this boat is in good restoreable condition. The hull and decking is sound. The boat comes with a restored St. Lawrence 12 HP engine with electric start or a Model A Ford marinized enginealso with an electric start. This is a rare and unusual boat and a true piece of St. Lawrence River history and deserves to be in a museum. |
|26081||24 Feet 1918 Wiswell St. Lawrence Guide Boat||$20,000|| |
|Built in Clayton, New York by Burt Wiswell this boat is currently restoration and has a terrific history along the St. Lawrence River. Current owner has enjoyed the boat for 9 years and is prepared to either sell the boat "as is" or to complete the restoration process and sell it "restored". Engine has been completely restored at a cost of over $4000.00 and is completely redone and perfectly detailed with 0 hours on it currently. the bench plank seats reflect it's original use as a guide boat on the St. Lawrence River. Boat is missing hardware.|
|27837||24 Feet 1966 Story Open Charter Launch||$75,000|
| This ia a perfect boat for chartering and will carry a large group to their favorite destination .This is a well maintained Story Open launch which has a Coast Guard COI approval to carry 18 passengers and crew for hire. She was completely rebuilt in 2002. The boat also has a new coat of bottom paint and a new sunbrella cover. The boat has been is use every year and is in very good overall shape. This is an ideal vessel for someone looking to run a small charter boat operation or for one looking to simply carry a number of passengers safely.|
|30796||24 Feet 1997 Elliott Bay Electric Launch||$89,000|
|This Electric Launch was used in the 1997 Disney movie, Mr. Magoo starring Leslie Neilson. The boat was purchased directly from Disney Corporation and since then was restored to an even higher standard than originally. The boat now features a New Helm, an Oak and Mahogany Deck and a new air compressed whistle. The gorgeous wood accents were installed by Van Dam and while it is a fiberglass hull the amount of wood featured makes one think that they are on the African Queen ! It also features gorgeous floor lighting and awesome flag masts which give the boat an even more distinctive look. This boat is the quintessential cocktial cruiser with generous seating for a large group and comfortable for all to enjoy a quiet, slow cruise. The electric batteries will provide up to 12 hours of running time and are brand new this year. Newer boats like this are well into the 6 figure range. |
|32162||25 Feet 1907 Fay & Bowen||$52,000|
|Purchased new 1907 to lake Sunapee NH used constantly until 1969.
Sunk at her mooring raised sold 1978 in barn storage since.
A complete basket case missing only the original Linoleum cockpit flooring.
Awaiting complete restoration.
|31213||25 Feet 1907 Fay & Bowen Launch||$119,900|
|AIDA II, one of the most photographed and documented launches of the pre-1920 era, was built by the Fay & Bowen Engine Company in Geneva, New York in 1907 and originally shipped to nearby Tupper Lake. AIDA II is a 25-foot “torpedo stern family launch” boat, one of a few hundred the company built between 1905 and 1920. In 2005, it under went a total restoration. Well over 1000 man hours have gone into bringing it to “as new” condition. While the hull and most of the seating is original, many of the ribs have been replaced and the decks replanked with a combination of white oak and mahogany, as originally had been done in 1907. The majority of the hardware is original to the boat. Custom built trailer and canopy are included.|
|31529||25 Feet 1912 Fay & Bowen Special||$29,000|
|Considered to be the pinnacle of classic boat styling, Fay & Bowens have a distinctive refined shape with brass fittings. Only 900 of these boats were made prior to the stock market crash which closed the company. This boat had new decks and coamings in 2005. Hull 476. This is indeed a very collectible boat|
|28210||25 Feet 1912 Fay & Bowen Special||$30,000|
|Excellent example of a classic Fay & Bowen launch. New decks and coamings in '05. Hull and ceilings original. Partial bulkhead aft of engine box with helm station Hull #476.|
|29441||25 Feet 1960 Thames Whippet Launch||$40,000|
|This Thames slipper stern launch is in wonderful shape and has fresh paint and varnish. Hull #064. She is currently disassembled and need to have hardware and engine reinstalled. These boats have very nice lines and glide through the water effortlessly. Excellent for canals and other smaller bodies of water. Driving a long deck, slipper stern launch is an experience like no other!|
|25675||25 Feet 1961 Andrews (U.K.)||$80,000|
|Built by Andrews Boathouses of Bourne End in England in 1961, hull # 451
Full professional restoration in the UK in 2003.
Authentic fittings, Lloyd loom chairs, convertible top.
A magnificent example of an elegant English classic, possibly one of the finest on the water today.
Located on Lake Muskoka near Port Carling.
|31088||25 Feet 1997 Thames Slipper Launch||$80,000|
|This beautiful slipper launch was built by Peter Freebody of Hurley along the Thames River. She is 25 feet in length and is powered with a 48V electric motor that pushes the boat comfortably. The current owner only knows of one other Freebody launch that has come to North America. Always stored under cover and complete with a custom fitted tandem axle trailer. |
|36334||26 Feet 1902 Lozier Launch||$35,000|
|36509||26 Feet 1902 Lozier Launch||$35,000|
|This boat was acquired in 1955 from the original owners. The boat then in storage through to the 1980's when it was put in the water and used for a few years. The boat has all of its original hardware including the Lozier name plate, but is deserving of a full restoration for one of the few remaining Lozier Launches.|
|30653||26 Feet 1905 Long Deck Launch||$37,000|
|This is a very early racing launch believed to be built in the 1000 Islands region. Current owner has original photos of the boat being restored in the late teens, after the boat had already been in service for several years. She is in outstanding condition and requires a light cosmetic restoration. Comes with a recently overhauled Buchanan midget, an interesting brass steering mechanism and a beautiful bow light. Boat is 26 ' long with a 48" beam. Historically described as a "needlenose" due to the very narrow beam. Long and narrow for speed in the day.|
|28421||26 Feet 1905 Fay & Bowen Torpedo Stern Launch||$195,000|
|A gorgeous and very rare Fay & Bowen Launch with a a torpedo stern. This boat is pristine condition, circa 1905. Rare and collectible Fay & Bowen 26' family launch. Recently restored in Muskoka to her original glory. Has won awards at virtually every show she has attended since restoration.
|29246||26 Feet 1906 Charles H Wilbur Launch||$39,000|
|Built by Charles H Wilbur he was part of the shop known as Wilbur and Wheelock of Clayton, NY.
There is no nameplate other than the engine plate which is on a 1916 Ford Model "T". The serial no on the engine is 21 which may refer to the year converted by the St Lawrence marine Co. The engine was rebuilt by a restorer in Iowa who has rebuilt hundreds of model A's, B's and T's.
The hull has been faired using cedar strips and epoxies with West System. The area along the keel however has not and it takes several days to soak up.
The launch has been adapted to 8V power for the bilge and period lighting. The fuel tank has been cleaned and lined. The seating was non-existent when I purchased the boat, so the layout was adapted from observing other launches and built to fit the hull.|
|29049||26 Feet 1907 1000 Islands Built Long Deck Launch||$50,000|
|Although not in its original configuration, this Canadian built launch has been beautifully restored. The boat originally had a forward cockpit, but the decks have been extended for a more traditional long-deck launch style. Believed to have been built in Brockville, Ontario as a St. Lawrence Parks maintenance boat. Very nice lines, all brass hardware. Repowered with a newer Gray Marine for reliability and appropriate power. |
|31338||26 Feet 1912 L.E. Fry Launch||$27,800|
|L.E. Fry was a small builder in Clayton, New York. This 1000 Islands builder built very good boats but very few were built and even fewer remain to this day. This boat is in excellent condition and comes complete with a full package of documentation to support its rich history in the 1000 Islands. The boat needs nothing. It does not have a trailer but delivery can be arranged.|
|31745||26 Feet 1925 Ditchburn Long Deck Launch||$220,000|
|The name Ditchburn is synonymous with some of the finest pleasure craft ever made. This family had boatbuilding in their blood and have earned their pace in marine boatbuilding. The company was a prolific builder and known for their excellent craftsmanship but the company suffered during the depression and never returned to their former selves. This 1925 Long Deck Launch has the original 75 HP Kermath engine and maintains all of it's original. The hardware and upholstery are in great shape as are the gauges. The hull, bottom, sides, ribs, frames and decks are also solid and sound with very good integrity. The boat has always been in the fresh waters of the Muskoka Lakes and is ready for a new owner to continue her stewardship.|
|26621||26 Feet 1926 Johnson Laker Launch||$60,000|
|This beautiful Launch has a original 4 Cylinder inboard engine and is in MINT condition! Has been completely gone through and has new motor box, new decks, new sides, new floors and new upholstery.|
|31605||26 Feet 1928 Gilbert Launch||$80,000|
|26 ft 1928 Gilbert Launch built in Brockville Ontario. Boat is in Very good condition. Last restored in 2000 with a West System hull. Runs beautifully with freshly reconditioned seats in 2013 that are in excellent shape.|
|31182||26 Feet 1929 Lawley Crew's Launch||$89,900|
|T/T Hi-Esmaro is the 26’ foot Crew’s Launch to the yacht Hi-Esmaro, the 267 foot diesel yacht built in 1929 for H. Edward Manville, founder of Johns-Manville. (T/T) Hi-Esmaro is well-known to classic boat enthusiasts and is widely regarded as one of the finest antique launches in existence today. Since completion of her restoration in 1999 she has won more than 25 awards and trophies at major antique and classic boat shows as well as being featured on the cover of the November/December 2000 issue of Classic Boating magazine. This boat has been maintained in immaculate, concourse condition. |
|27748||27 Feet 1918 Fay & Bowen Launch||$75,000|
|This is an excellent example of Finger Lakes builder Fay & Bowen. Bearing Hull # 588 it is very original and in great shape. The decks are new, but it is believed that the rest of the boat is all original including the bottom. It has the original Fay & Bowen model LC-41 engine which has 27 HP and will move the boat along smoothly. The engine has been rebuilt and is richly detailed and in show condition. The boat needs some very minor cosmetic work but the chrome is all excellent as is the interior and the guages.|
|32209||27 Feet 1919 Navy Liberty Launch Personell Carrier||$18,000|
|Carvel planked 3/4 inch Port Orford Cedar planks on Oak frames.
Designed as a personnel carrier, to be carried on deck of the largest capital ships, and lowered to the water by crane.
The Hicks is a San Francisco built engine cir. 1912, with robust design and engineering. It is reliable and simple to operate. A very friendly low-speed, low-noise, 'chug-chug-chug motor', built the same year as Titanic.
The ignition, navigation lights and searchlight are all 12 volt. A solar cell keeps the battery topped off. Fuel supply is by gravity, there is no fuel pump or alternator. There is very little to ever need service or to get out of order. There is no starter motor - the engine is readily started by foot, slowly rolling over the flywheel. There is a compression release that makes this an easy process. It is curious and amazing to onlookers watching the flywheel slowly turn. The flywheel speed simply increases and the engine comes to life with a 'chug, ...chug, ...chug'.
|29856||27 Feet 1953 R.A. Newman & Sons. Ltd||$975,000|
|Original 27 ft Jolly Boat, from the Royal Yacht 'Britannia'. Finished in royal blue and carrying the royal crest, she has her original Perkins p4m diesel inboard and all her original chrome fittings. Built in 1953 by the famous R. A Newman and Sons. She is made of double diagonal mahogany on oak and elm, she will take 26 persons. Her engine has completely been re-built and her original Identity no. is 5340 which is stamped throughout the boat. We have all the original plans and paperwork on her and rare photographs of the Royal family on her. This boat is very rare and beautifully built.|
|31547||27' Feet 1910 Fay & Bowen Launch||$20,000|
|this is a gorgeous Fay & Bowen Family Launch. The hull is 90% orig, canopy is 1989. 6' of mahogany replaces some cyprus near keel, White oak trim replaced only on each side of bow. Orig front seats. gas tank. Steam system set up for 1989 launch. Operates on lake and salt (brakish) water. 3 systems for feed water- hand pump, engine driven pump, injector. Witham three tone whistle. Guages. A real eye catcher. Boiler re-tubed 2010, Lagged in red oak and brass. Seats 8. 3 stearing stations|
|31438||28 Feet 1909 Goodhue & Hawkins Launch||$30,000|
|This rare Goodhue and Hawkins Launch has a rich history in the State of New Hampshire. It is beautifully supported by a 2013 custom made trailer with electric brakes and wooden bunks. It also has a new fuel tank and a newer Gray marine 25 HP engine with a 12 volt ignition and a new mooring cover. The bottom has been re-done with a 3M solution, epiphanes finish and refastened. This elegant boat needs nothing and is one of the very few boats still in existence by this prestigious builder.|
|31711||28 Feet 1915 Dowsett Long Deck Launch||$55,000|
|Henry is a Long Deck Launch built by the Dowsett Boat Company of Portland, Ontario. She was originally built for an Ohio based businessman who summered in the Rideau lakes region. She ended up back in the mid-west and lived in indoor storage between the 1970s and 2011 when she was brought back to Henderson Harbor, restored and re-powered. She is featured on page 99 of Bob Speltz's Real Runabouts Volume 1. She is now in reliable condition for every day use as well as showing. She was shown at the Clayton Antique Boat show in August, 2013. Henry is one of a handful of these boats produced and is consequently a rare commodity. She has a distinct design and old world look.|
|30753||28 Feet 1928 Morris Long Deck Launch||$150,000|
|This classic 1928 Morris Long Deck Launch has its original 6 cylinder Scripps engine which has been adjusted with a dual ignition. The boat has an epoxy bottom and was completely restored such that it needs nothing. It offers a new leather interior, wicker chairs, tandem trailer and a new cover. This boat is a great part of pre-war history and a great addition into your boat house or collection.|
|29879||28 Feet 1930 Fitzgerald & Lee Custom Launch||$15,000|
|This is a 28' custom built, mahogany-planked, chauffeur-driven fishing boat that was ordered and delivered to Dewey Island, just opposite Alexandria Bay which opertaed from 1930-1950. While similar to other social/fishing launches, it differs from most in that it was planked smooth skinned design of lapstrake and has a large cockpit layout with a separating roll up window that gave the hull an opulence afforded by people such as the owner whom was the chairperson of the Republican party for the State of Delaware. Requires restoration but this boat has an incredible history. the boat was featured in Bob Speltz "The Real runabouts, Volume V" on page 145. |
|26622||28 Feet 1947 Goodhue Hawkins Launch||$75,000|
|Cover for the rear deck and brand new snap in covers. Totally restored and used very little. Boat needs nothing. Has new decks, new floors and has been completely gone through. Fully documented |
|30101||29 Feet 1920 Hutchinson Long Deck Launch||$75,000|
|Beautiful show winning Hutchinson, with awards taken at Clayton, Massachusetts, Connecticut & Hudson River including "Queen of Show"! Equipped with a convertible top, she is a real stunner. She is one of 4 long decks built in 1920 for C. M. Stone of Binghamton, NY, C. L. Hayden of NYC & for George Hutchinson himself! She is the sistership to Idyll Oaks. Her bottom and other restoration work was performed by Elco approx 15 years ago.|
|27018||29 Feet 1937 Chris Craft Model 758 Cruiser||$9,800|| |
|1937 Chris Craft 29' Sedan Cruser, needs bulkheads, has a rebuilt engine. It is complete with all original hardware. She has crank down windows. The hull is mahogany, and there is a curved mahogany swim platform custom built to that era. First owner was Judge Gray from NY & 2nd was Governer of NY, Paul D. Graves. Originally sold by Mercier Boat Works Clayton New York.|
|29003||29'6 Feet 1916 Louis Esteses Launch||$75,000|
|This boat was completed in 1916 for the current owner's grandfather [Edeson J Weeks].
Restored in 1993. All original brass hardware, cypress wood construction. Louis was a well known restorer in the 1000 Islands area living in Alexandria Bay and was known for fine work and craftsmanship but made only a very small number of boats. This enhances the rarity of boat of this kind still surviving to this day and in such nice original condition. The boat has been restored by a well known and highly regarded Canadian restorer and is currently in Show Condition. Photos are available of the work done to the boat for those who are seriously interested in purchasing this boat.|
|36463||30 Feet Gilbert Long Deck Launch|
|Gilbert Boats were built in Brockville, Ontario along the shores of the St. Lawrence River. Because of a warehouse fire at the factory, many of these boats are no longer around. This 30 footer is in good overall condition. It does have the original bottom, which will need attention.|
|31127||30 Feet 1913 Johnson Laker||$24,000|
|You are looking at a lovely Johnson Laket built in Lakeport, N.H. In 1920 she was repowered by a Gray Marine 4 Cylinder 25HP engine. Her design is typical of the days when the narrow design did not require much power unlike the later "planing hulls". The boat worked as a charter fishing boat for years. lived in a boat house it's whole life. Lately she has been used as a stately smooth riding boat amongst the choppy waters of Squam Lake. There are very few of these boats still in existence and were very well built albeit in small numbers. The bottom is sound and original. Varnish work is being done to refresh the boat in 2012 and the boat has been in use every season and is ready for the water next season.|
|28962||30 Feet 1929 Claus Engelbrecht Launch||$525,000|
|In the glorious prewar phase of boating this vessel was the choice of only the most wealthy individuals in the country. One of the finest designs by the Claus Engelbrecht Werft / shipyard in Berlin it´s now fresh out of a 5,000 hour + complete restoration to highest concour standards. Engelbrecht, renown for his power boat for Ferdinand Porsche, build this classic power launch, motorised with a 90 PS, 5000ccm 8 cylinder Mercedes Nürburg engine. This boat is the only one remaining of its type, because the cream white hull was already zink-galvanized and steel riveted when being build. Highly original down to the last detail, elegant instruments from Daimler Benz Marienfelde. New mahagony decks with 600 year old Alaska yellow cedar, cabin windows with honed cystal glas. Absolutely stunning quality varnish and upholstery. A historically significant sublime prewar boat, that would be a great addition to every serious MB 540 K collector. Located in Berlin/Germany.
|27574||30 Feet 1957 Venetian Water Taxi||$125,000|
|This is a very rare 1957 Venetian Water Taxi. She is in solid condition and is ready to be used. The boat has not been used in 3 years and is extremely rare. The boat has been out of the water for some time and requires a full strip and refinish. The interior is also tired and could also use replacing. |
|31724||30 Feet 2006 Thames Slipper Launch||$32,500|
|Larkspur of Henley is a 90% Dutch rebuild (2006) of the 30 ft slipper launch Larkspur built by Hobbs of Henley, using replicated parts meticulously copied from the originals. These were reassembled in wood core epoxy creating an extremely rigid hull.Her graceful lines and re-use of the original Honduras mahogany (unsplined) deck and cockpit make her an excellent example of a rare breed of beauty.Fitted out with modern equipment; Yanmar 3GM30 27HP diesel with tele flex engine control, water lubricated propellor shaft,hydraulic steering, VDO classic instruments (+ rudder angle indication) electrical bilge pump. Overall canvas cover in 3 parts (zipper)currently housed inside, near Amsterdam.|
|27225||31'9 Feet 1972 Bossoms Boatyard Steamboat||$40,000|
|Repro of a 1902 Thames River Launch. Fiberglass hull, mahogany decks, cockpit lining, rubbing strake, bulkheads, seats. Leather seat cushions. Beckman Hobby Steam watertube boiler. Feed water preheater, superheater, Whistle pemberthy injector, 18x30 bronze 3 blade prop, engine driven feed pump, hand feed pump, all flags anchors running lights etc.included. Brass smoke stack. All hardware is bronze. Rigid wooden canopy. Seats 12 in comfort. purpose built trailer. Needs cosmetics, but is fully operational. Used every season. Interesting history.|
|30402||32 Feet 1914 Fay & Bowen Launch||$95,000|
|This is a very early Fay & Bowen launch - examples of this size are quite rare. The current owners have had this boat for about 20 years and have enjoyed it every season. The transom was professionally replaced a few years ago. She has been repowered with a 4cyl Crusader and is a reliable runner. The finish is nice and she is ready to turn heads!|
|31783||32 Feet 1920 Gidley Long Deck Launch||$80,000|
|Another fine example of Canadian craftsmanship. This beautiful Gidley Long Deck Launch has gone though a total restoration about 10 years ago. The boat has been lightly used since restoration. The owner has since passed away and the boat is ready for some refinishing. |
|30747||32 Feet 1926 Albany Boat Company Runabout||$80,000|
|The Albany Boat Company was founded by John Hacker and Leon L. Tripp as the Hacker Boat Company in 1913. It would later be renamed by Tripp after Hacker was forced to sell his share due to poor health in 1917. As the Albany Boat Company, the firm continued to build boats in the style of John Hacker's designs, and was one of the first companies to build double-cockpit runabouts. Records indicate that this boat was built in 1926 although her model appears in literature as early as 1923. This model was designed by John Hacker, and achieves a speed of 28 knots with her 200 HP Scripps 208 straight six engine. This boat has been completely restored and set to run and comply with the modern standards of today. An extensive marine survey was done in 2013 and this boat was found to be in above average overall condition. The boat will make an excellent addition to any collection or boathouse.|
|31966||33 Feet 1951 J.J.Taylor Police Launch||$78,000|
|33' Hard Chine launch - MTP 6: Maritime Toronto Police. One of two 33' launches used by the Toronto Harbor Patrol! Boat is located in Minnesota and was last used by me about 10 years ago. Nearly original condition and solid! Priced to sell - I was going to do a complete restoration this year but health is forcing me to get rid of a few projects. We have owned everything from Chris Crafts to Aquarama's, and this is the last of my boats. I would like to see it restored and returned to its original condition and provenance! Its a National Treasure and should be owned by someone who can preserve her. Original launch footage posted. |
|31154||34 Feet 1925 Consolidated Launch||$595,000|
|Built for Katherine Fitzgerald Spalding, of the sporting goods family, this Consolidated launch is a wonderfully preserved early launch. Navy convertible top, brass hardware, and the Consolidated Speedway 1000 cubic inch 6 cylinder engine.|
|28066||34 Feet 2002 Clarion Cocktail Launch||$230,000|
|This superbly constructed and elegantly appointed reproduction was custom built. She is appropiately named "Decked Out". Fully eqipped with a sink, refrigerator, and head. The boat, just broken in, has less than 40 hours. Her lines were inspired by classic cocktail launches of the 1920's The interior was customed designed by the owner.|
|30137||36 Feet 1918 Minett Long Deck Launch||$500,000|
|This gorgeous Minett Launch was built in 1917 and finsihed in 1918 for the Clevelands House in Lake Rosseau Muskoka. The boat was originally used as a livery boat to take guests on excursions around the lakes. Mineta is a perennial crown favorite at any boat show she attends and is frequently the "People's Choice" winner. The boat has been proudly owned for many years and the boat is now ready for a new caretaker of the wonderful piece of boating history.|
|30154||36 Feet 1922 McNeil & Norris Long Deck Launch||$225,000|
|McNeil Norris boats were built in the Bala region of Muskoka during the 1920's. These boats were built to order, and this 36' model is a very fine example of their craftsmanship. She is a very large launch with sleek lines and a roomy cockpit arrangement. She receives frequent use on Lake Muskoka by her present owners. |