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Antique Boat America.com is headquartered at 41444 State Route 12 in Clayton, New York, located conveniently by the 1000 Islands Bridge and the village of Clayton. The 20,000 square foot showroom offers the ideal environment to display antique and classic boats for sale and includes well known manufactures such as Chris Craft, Century, Garwood, Ditchburn, Riva, Dodge, Hacker, Hutchinson, Shepherd, Lyman and others.
We are located only minutes from Clayton, The Antique Boat Museum and the Antique and Classic Boat Society headquarters in order to make your visit a complete Antique Boat experience.
Located in the heart of the 1000 Islands, the Showroom offers 85+ boats for sale, allowing potential buyers to see a complete and vast array of boats at one time.
Chris Craft Mahogany Boat Bar
Modeled after a Chris Craft Sportsman, this boat bar is constructed of solid mahogany and is the perfect addition to the wooden boat aficionados "man cave". Outfitted with Chris Craft hardware and complete with a rolling base. Ready for entertaining! The bar measure 5 feet wide, by 2.5 feet deep by 4 feet height. A perfect gift for the holidays.
5.4 HP 1948 Evinrude Zephyr
This beautiful classic outboard motor has been cosmetically restored and would make a great piece in any man cave, restaurant or bar. It is not in running order currently, but could set up to run.
10 Feet 1950(?) Custom-Built Dory
Custom-built Nova Scotia-style dory of unknown origin and age. Beautiful craftsmanship and finish on this classic rowboat. Well-kept, ready for the water (and can be fitted with a small outboard motor, if desired).
12 Feet Richardson (RILCO) Aqua Craft
Exquisitely maintained Richardson Aqua Craft wooden sailing dinghy with gleaming woodwork and smartly painted rudder and keel board. Comes with two oars, mast and all rigging. Just hoist the sail and away you go!
13 Feet 1952 Lyman Ideal Tender
Impeccably maintained, sturdy and solid Lyman Ideal Tender, a great rowboat or, when outfitted with a period-correct motor, a great boat for fishing or puttering around the lake or river. Varnished interior seats and trim with painted floorboards and sideplanks.
14 Feet 1930 Thompson
Thompson Bros. Boat Mfg. Co. was the largest builder of outboard boats in the world in the 1920s, and this example of an inboard model is impeccable. Powered by a single cylinder, 4-cycle "Iron Horse" engine manufactured by Johnson Motor Co., Waukegan, IL (yes, that Johnson), she will putt along nicely for a relaxing cruise on a calm, sunny day or an early morning fishing expedition. All of her surfaces are clean and gleaming with no discernible imperfections or issues. She comes with a lightweight, two-wheeled trailer, two oars and a full canvas storage cover.
16-foot 2005 Pat Brown Adirondack Guideboat
Classic Adirondack guide boat built by renowned craftsman Pat Brown of Lowville, NY. Cedar strip, Kevlar coated inside and out, caned seats with back rest (1), two sets of oarlocks, brass fittings (including tie-up rings fore and aft), 7 ft. cherry oars, wt. 50 lbs., comes with zippered canvas sleeve for storage. Mint condition. Glides through the water with ease with just a touch of the oars.
16 Feet Early 1900's St. Lawrence Skiff
Acquired from a family on Summerland Island in the 1000 Islands this St. Lawrence Skiff is believed to have been built in the early 1900's and was fully restored in 2008. It was put in the water and used only once it was completed and has been sitting in a barn ever since. It is now ready for new owner and can be used with the set of oars that are included. The boat draws nicely in the water.
16 Feet 1958 Shepherd Ski Bee Runabout
This little Shepherd Ski Bee has been beautifully restored and is in wonderful condition. The Universal engine has been rebuilt using a brand new, old stock engine block. Completely detailed out and in good running condition. The upholstery has been redone as original. Chrome and varnish are in great shape. Original, optional deck mounted Brydon spotlight. Complete with a custom cover and single axle trailer.
16 Feet 1930 Old Town Canoe
This is a sweet blue 16 foot Old Town canoe just waiting for a good home and someone to bring her back to her original glory. Interior is fair. Outer hull is sound but the original canvas is bubbling and/or peeling in a few spots. Delivered to Livingston Sport Center in New Jersey on May 13, 1955. Yankee model, bright green on order. This is another fine example of an Old Town Canoe that will make a fine project or simply as a display. Make Offer
16 Feet 1930 Old Town Canoe
This is a 1930 Old Town canoe. She is a multiple show winner that has been re-painted and re-varnished. Very nice condition. It was appraised by Old town for $9,000.
17 Feet 1940 Lyman Islander (Hard Top)
One of the best maintained Lyman Double-Steer Islanders we have seen in many years, and a rare hard top version at that. "Pooch" (the owner's nickname for his daughter when she was younger) has a forward-facing wheel in the front seat and a side-steer wheel amidships. She sports a rebuilt engine and transmission, custom-fitted cushions, a sliding sun-roof on the sedan top, and a big rudder for extra maneuverability. She comes with a solid Loadrite galvanized trailer with bunks. An unusual boat in great condition at an attractive price. Just add water!
17 Feet 1953 Chris-Craft Sportsman
One of Chris-Craft's most popular models, more than 2,500 of the 17-foot Sportsman hulls were built between 1953 and 1959. This one was restored in 2010 ($42,840.86 invoice amount), including engine rebuild and a 5200 "no-soak" bottom. Instruments were rebuilt and 90% of hardware re-chromed. It is in perfect running condition and sounds great, just as it should.
17 Feet 1947 Higgins Speedster
Here is a extremely rare Higgins Speedster that has been totally restored to perfection! The hardware on this beauty is spectacular....even has the original Higgins throttle foot pedal. All new upholstery, engine & transmission make this a must see!
17 Feet 1923 Old Town Canoe
1923 Old Town canoe with original canvas. She has not been in the water since 1987. Very good condition, hull #74802-17...all original canvas & back rest (with inscription) documentation papers are included from Old Town.
17 Feet 1912 Old Town Canoe
A lovely and fine example of an early Old Town Canoe with the original numbers stamped in the hull and the original build order from Old Town. Accompanying the Old Town is a book on Old Town Canoes. These boats are fast becoming highly collectible because of their small production numbers and many times will end up adorning a boat house, great room or suspended from a ceiling as a conversation piece or artifact from a period gone by. Be the one to own this great boat and own a small piece of history.
17 Feet 1917 Old Town Canoe
Two-time Clayton Boat Show winner several years ago but still is fabulous. A minor wet sand and light fill coat with new paint would make her beautiful again. There are NO cracks in the canvas! Included is a full storage sleeve, storage cradle, all plaques and awards and a collection of a period picnic baskets and original bill of lading.
18 Feet 1935 Chris Craft Deluxe Utility
This is a true original find. The boat is 90% original that has had a complete cosmetic restoration including upholstery and complete refinish or decks and sides. The Transom has been is new as are a few deck boards and one bottom plank. All bad wood was removed. The Chris Craft Model B has been completely rebuilt, including carb, water pump and starter and has approximately 5 hours of run time on it since. The boat was in the water in 2020. EVERYTHING on this boat is fully operational. This is a turn key boat. There is a period correct Gray Marine 4 Cyl engine that will go with the sale.
18 Feet 1967 Chris Craft Sea Skiff
A popular lapstrake utility model, the Sea Skiff is a comfortable design that takes the water well. This 18ft Sea Skiff has spent the last 8 years in Lake Placid where it was boat house kept year round. The boat has received work over the years as needed including some minor bottom work. The V8 Chevrolet engine gives the boat plenty of power, and a teak swim platform has been added, making her a good ski boat if desired. She was used every season the last 8 years, and could use a little love to freshen her up but is a sound and handy boat for many uses. Last in the water and running Spring 2021. There is no trailer included with this boat but gantries are available on site to position the boat on to your trailer, or transport may be arranged.
18 Feet 1959 Chris Craft Capri
A rare model built for only one year, a total of only 64 Capris were built in 1959. This fun 18ft Capri has spent the last 8 years in Lake Placid where it was boat house kept year round. The boat has received work over the years as needed including some replaced bottom planks, some coats of varnish and regular engine maintenance. The upholstery and gauges are in excellent shape, and the boat soaks quickly and runs well. This was one of Chris Craft's first models to use 1/4" marine plywood inner bottom skin with solid mahogany outer planking. She was used every season the last 8 years, and could use some cosmetic love to bring her back to original glory. Last in the water and running April 2021. There is no trailer included with this boat but gantries are available on site to position the boat on to your trailer, or transport may be arranged.
18 Feet 1936 Chris Craft Custom Runabout
This boat is a very nice 1936 Chris Craft 18' Custom Runabout, 200 of 208 made. She was totally restored in 2008 by Nichols Restoration, including a replaced no-soak bottom and complete rebuild of the original Chris Craft Model-H engine. The engine and boat have very few hours since. Excellent condition and complete with a custom built, C-Hawk single axle trailer. Recently in-use and ready to go!
18 Feet 1956 Shepherd Model-105 Runabout
Built by Shepherd Boats, Niagara on the Lake, ON; the company was known for producing well-built and strong hulls, capable of handling the rough waters of Lake Ontario. he model 105 was a v-drive configuration 18’ Runabout. The 105 was one of Shepherd’s most popular runabout models, after the 110 Runabout, which was a 22’ model. Powered by a 6 cylinder Chrysler Crown engine, the 18 footer was well powered, fast, and nimble for a boat of its size. This example was originally restored in the 1980's and has only had 2 owners since that time. She has been maintained annually and remains in good overall condition today. Original factory-option dual spotlights and her original convertible top has been recently replaced. The Chrysler Crown 110hp engine has been fully rebuilt and has very few hours of run time since completed. The bottom was also stripped and repainted last season. Sold complete with a single axle trailer that fits the boat well!
18 Feet 1990 Duffy Fiberglass St. Lawrence Skiff
Built by Ogdensburg Boat Works, these fiberglass skiffs are very sought after in the 1000 Islands region. Performing much like an original skiff these one piece fiberglass hulls are more durable, and convenient requiring far less maintenance. This Skiff belongs to the original owner and has been on Cedar Island its whole life. Stored inside in the winter and outdoors in the summer.
18 Feet 1955 Chris Craft Sea Skiff
One of 934 18' Sea Skiffs built between 1954 and 1959; this was Chris Craft's answer to the Lyman Islander. Able to handle chop and rough conditions comfortably, the open-lapstrake design is very practical and effective. This boat was a barn find in Wisconsin when purchased by her 3rd owner. The hull was restored in 2005 and the engine was completely rebuilt in 2018 by JNA Machine Shop in Baltimore, MD. Less than 12 hours on the new engine. All new seat cushions & backs with a matching “Navy Top” built to original historical specifications. Zippered side curtains were included. All original instruments & gauges are operational. Electrical system is 12 volt. Starter & generator have been thoroughly tested by a electric motor company in Baltimore as well. Last running in 2020 and a single axle trailer is included in the sale.
18 Feet 1953 Chris Craft Holiday
My mother fell in love with the Chris Craft Holiday after she saw them floating outside the Buckingham Fountain at the World's Fair in Chicago. When this boat was listed for sale, my mother bought it on the spot. It was one of her prized possessions, but it needed repair after sitting for years in a barn. Over the next few years, the boat, it's systems, and engine went through a full restoration. After several light boating season on Lake Michigan, the boat was once again removed and sent back for further restoration. Sadly, during this time, my mother passed away and Dad stored the boat. Although the boat has not been in the water for a few years, Dad has decided he is ready to part with it. The boat has a traditional bottom that will require soaking but recently had a new interior upholstery package installed.
18 Feet 1935 Leaveau Hydroplane Reproduction "Ednandy III"
"Ednandy III" is a meticulous reproduction of the winning Leveau Hydroplane that appeared in the 225cid class during the mid 1930's. The original hull set world records of 46-49mph with its original 155hp Lycoming engine. Leveau was the chief designer of the Dodge Boat & Plane Co. between 1929 and 1935. Best known for his racing designs, Leveau was responsible for some of the most inconic Dodge watercraft. This reproduction is adequately powered with a Chevrolet V6 engine producing over 225hp. A single axle trailer is included, but sold on a bill of sale only.
18 Feet 1920's Jackson Boat Works St Lawrence Skiff
This is the only Jackson skiff that we have ever had to sell. Jackson was an Ogdensburg, NY builder that built several skiffs of this length. It is unusual in it's decorative style, opposing color woods in the gunwale and decks and delightful ceiling boards the full length of the boat. Twin decorative oar locks with two sets of matched Shaw & Tenney oars. All hardware is brass and complete. Brass name plate indicates; Jackson Boat Works, builder, Ogdensburg, N.Y. This is a well built excellent two person skiff in great shape that was recently restored by the owner who is no longer boating due to age.
18 Feet 1969 Century Resorter
Very rare Century Resorter - one of the earliest fiberglass models 19 feet, early fiberglass, transition from wood in 1968 . Current owner 25-plus years restored around 2007 with full upholstery replacement and repainting of AwlGrip. Powered by a hefty 330HP Chrysler "big block" V8 for water skiing, tubing, leisurley crusiing or just getting there fast! The 19 foot Resorter was produced in limited quantities and is a very enjoyable size!
19 Feet 1957 Chris Craft Capri
Chris-Craft built just under 800 of the popular, versatile Capri models from 1955-1958. This version was a gift to the current owner in 1957 when it was new. It has been used exclusively on Skaneateles Lake in central New York State for the past 60 years, and only sparingly in the past few. In 2014 a 5200 "no-soak" bottom was installed, the original tango red and white upholstery with silver trim was updated, the sides and decks were stripped and re-varnished, and the gauges were cleaned and re-installed. The KFL engine has bearing issues and will need to be replaced. But the hull and other systems are in very good condition. A replacement engine can be acquired and installed for under $7,000. Price reduced accordingly.
20 Feet 1967 Penn Yan
Clean, well-maintained wood Penn Yan utility, one of the last wooden power boats produced by the company in its 80-year history. This 20-foot model has unblemished upholstery, gleaming woodwork and spotless floor covering. She's been out of the water for 6 years but the engine will run smartly and the hull is ready to go.
20 Feet 1963 Century Raven
In 1962 the black finish and Raven name were given to all three sizes of the inboard skiff, the 19’, 22’ and 26’ boat. By this point the original 22 footer was fitted with a new bowline and traditional wood frame windshield and offered with larger power options. There are no known production records which show how many 19’, 22’ or 26’ Raven were made. The 20' Raven is a manageable and practical size with a very seaworthy hull design. This example is in need of some stem and forward plank work, as photographed, but should be a reasonable project for her next custodian! The Gray Marine V8 engine was in good running order when the boat recently went into storage.
20 Feet 1968 Bertram Bahia Mar
Original gelcoat, newer fuel tank, repowered w/Alpha, 2018 Risers/manifolds, water pump, SS prop,. In 2018 we added new risers , manifolds, water pump, starter, Alternator and fresh batteries. Updated classic with Original gelcoat, sweet boat, fast if wanted. The boat also has a new port-a-potti and a new bimini top. We are only using the boat sparingly so this Classic needs to find a new home. The seller would also consider an interesting trade/ swap for another boat, sailboat or power boat or a Jeep Wrangler.
21 Feet 1984 Century Coronado
Nice solid Coronado that runs great. Was in the water in 2020. Recently buffed and interior cleaned. Driver's seat bottom restitched and the interior is in pretty good shape aside from one small tear in the aft seat bottom. Missing one small piece of gunnel trim and we are looking for a replacement. Sea trials are available to serious buyers. The original Mercruiser 454cid, 340hp engine has fairly low hours and runs excellent. No trailer, but transportation is available and gantries available on site to load onto your trailer if desired.
22 Feet 1927 Chris-Craft Cadet
Chris-Craft built a total of 1,038 22-foot runabouts between the years of 1927 and 1931. The 1927 model is known as the "Cadet" and this example bears hull #1033, making her the 33rd Cadet built in 1927. She was one of the only Cadet models built with a Scripps engine originally making her uniquely-optioned. The "Virginia Belle" has been repowered with a 95hp Chris-Craft Model-K and was part of the Chris-Craft Maritime Museum's collection on display for several years. She is a well-preserved example in excellent condition. Her traditional bottom is caulked and swells up nicely with about 3-4 inches of water for 4 days along the keel before launching. Once swelled up she's solid and ready to go. Our family loved Virginia Belle for 3 years - so many great cocktail cruises aboard this sweet boat. We have upgraded to a larger 24-foot Hutchinson for bigger water. A tandem-axle bunk trailer is also included in the sale.
22 Feet 1949 Chris Craft Sportsman U-22
One of the most popular and successful models of Chris Craft offered following WWII, the U-22 Sportsman was a perfect blend of form and function. A roomy boat at 22 feet in length, she could accommodate passengers comfortably and perform well, all the same. This example has been fully reconstructed using modern methods and materials, very similar to methods used by contemporary wooden boat builders during new-construction. These methods are designed to extend maintenance intervals, while maintaining traditional appears from the exterior. This also shortens and virtually eliminates pre-season prep and makes the boat very easy to own and service. The Chris Craft 283cid V8 engine has been rebuilt and offers easy starting and reliability. New Edelbrock carburetor 2021. She will push the boat comfortably. Sold complete with a custom cover. Needs nothing and is ready to enjoy this season!
22 Feet 1948 Chris Craft U-22 Sportsman
This black-hulled beauty has a classy look when on the water. The simple but attractive lines of the popular Chris-Craft U-22 model are complemented by her dark sides. With ample power and lots of room, she'll easily carry 6-8 passengers out on any lake or river. Picnics, cocktails or just cruisin' around are what she does best. A gash on the port-side forward can easily be repaired and the sides and bottom need sanding and fresh paint. Otherwise she is in overall above-average condition and ready for a new owner. Comes with a solid twin-axle trailer.
22 Feet 1961 Hutchinson Sport Utility
This locally built boat has resided in its home, the Thousand Islands, on Steamboat Island for most of its life. This model was extremely popular in the area and was used for guiding, daily commuting, and cruising. This boat is in good condition and runs very well. The upgraded engine at 220 hp provides exceptional power for the boat, making this sport extremely fast, reliable and fun. It has been in the water and used every year including most recently October 2020.
22 Feet 1953 Greavette Utility
The 22-foot Greavette Utility is a worthy competitor to the popular Chiris-Craft U-22. One of Canada's premier boat builders renowned for their craftsmanship, Greavette was the first to implement the assembly line process among Canadian builders. This 22-footer provides two 3/4 seats up front with the side walk-throughs, a popular feature in Greavettes in the early 1950's and an advantage over the CC U-22. "Ghost" was built with cedar plank construction, known for its long lasting bottom. She was restored in 2001, in storage since 2006 and given a touch-up in 2018. She has a beautiful finish with clean upholstery, elegant decks, and a unique and famous round nose.
22 Feet 1953 Shepherd Runabout
In the water last season and ready to enjoy. This 22' Shepherd is in very nice condition and has had much work done recently, including a new fuel tank, general tuneup, and paint/varnish. Excellent rough water boat, built in Niagara on the Lake. Interior, chrome, finish, etc all in very good shape. She is complete with a tandem axle trailer, custom mooring cover, and a convertible top that has not yet been used. Shepherd boats are very popular for their build quality, high freeboard, and comfortable ride.
22 Feet 1947 Hutchinson Utility
A jewel of 1000 Islands Boatbuilding History, this is an iconic 22' Hutchinson, smooth sided utility built in 1947. She has spent her entire life right where she was original built and has a very low registration number of NY 2 AB. In 2017-18 she underwent a roll-over and replacement of a section of the keel, both garboard planks and several ribs. The bottom was completely raked, re-caulked and painted, plus bilge re-painted. The engine, starter motor and alternator were rebuilt, and the exhaust pipes were replaced. In addition, new upholstery was installed throughout. All work done by Rich Jury, a local Hutchinson expert, in Alexandria Bay, NY. The work completed was extensive and will benefit her next custodian for many years. The forward seat frames have not been fastened in place, such that her next owner can position them appropriately for comfort. Flooring can also be completed at this time. A brand new Venture Custom trailer was supplied for the boat at the time of restoration and has no miles on it.
22 Feet 1922 McNeil Norris Launch
This boat was purchased in 1924 by the current owner's grandfathert. She was built by McNeil Norris of Bala, Ontario 2 years earlier and was powered by a Buchanan Junior engine. She remained in regular use until the 1960's and then 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, and her finished were subsquently refreshed in recent years. She is a wonderful example of Canadian craftsmanship and is a very beautiful long deck launch. She has absolutely stunning lines for a launch of 22 feet. She has been awarded the Best Canadian Built Boat Preserved at the prestigious ACBS Toronto Show held annually in Gravenhurst, Ontario. The paint, varnish, hardware, and interior are all in excellent condition. Very well documented and an ideal after-5 cocktail cruiser for a small lake.
22 Feet 1927 Chris Craft Cadet Triple Cockpit
Beautifully maintained 1927 Chris-Craft Cadet with a near-new Mercruiser engine, original (adapted) controls and gauges, velvet drive transmission, new cutlass bearing, new 14X14 three-blade prop, new bilge pump and blower, interior-coated fuel tank, and full complement of operating and safety equipment. Hull restored prior 2005, re-stained, re-varnished and re-upholstered in 2005, varnish updated in 2014 by Fish Bros. and has not been in the water since. She's ready to go for her new owner. Just add water! (Price reduced in February 2021 - $44,900!)
22 Feet 1946 Van Craft Sedan
This 1946 Van Craft went through a comprehensive restoration with no detail overlooked. The current owners have had regular maintenance performed on the engine, new wiring, new carburetor, Shipped and varnished in 2016, few planks replaced in 2018 and was last in the water in 2018. Over $70,000 invested. Brand new trailer, Marine Power V8 engine, stereo. She was rebuilt to be the ultimate day-cruiser. Van Craft boats were built by George Vandenbosche Boat Builders in Wallaceburg, an area in Southern Ontario, Canada. The design is very similar to the Hutchinson and Fitzgerald & Lee sedans of the era.
23 Feet 1957 Lyman Utility
The 23 Foot Lyman Utility is a perfect size for many utility buyers as it will fit in any boathouse and is nicely proportioned and very roomy. This boat has spent its life in the fresh water of the St. Lawrence River and is in good solid condition. The engine was replaced about 20 years ago, and by the owner's admission the boat is only used about 2 weeks per year. Gray Marine V8 engine with a Velvet Drive transmission. This is a great boat and suitable for fishing or entertaining and can handle any type of water. Last used in 2016 before winterized and going into indoor storage. Topside varnish in good condition and the upholstery is very nice. A cockpit cover is also included along with all marine equipment. There is no trailer included with this boat but gantries are available on site to position the boat on to your trailer, or transport may be arranged.
24 Feet 1940 Lyman Mahogany-Sided Sedan
Lyman Boat Works constructed only five of the 24-foot sedan model in 1940; "Sea ‘N Isle" is the only survivor. She is also unique in that she has never been painted. "Sea ‘N Isle" has been on the St. Lawrence for over 80 years and has functioned as both a mailboat and fishing guideboat during her life. Purchased by the current owner in 1990, "Sea ‘N Isle" then underwent a 2-year restoration project including rebuilding both engines and transmissions. Over the years, she participated in several Antique Boat Museum-sponsored excursions, including one to Quebec City. She was also a poster-boat for the 2015 Clayton Antique Boat Show and won the Best Lyman in Show award at the 2010 show. She is a rare boat in overall very good condition but needs cosmetic work on her bottom and touch-up to her varnish.
24 Feet 1911 Mullins Leader Launch
This early Mullins has a wonderful history and has been under single-ownership for over 40 years! A unique and innovative builder, Mullins was, at one time, America's largest production boat builder. The Mullins Steel Co. built a variety of row boats, duck boats, canoes, launches, outboards, and runabouts. This is one of the oldest known Mullins boats to exist and also the only 24' Leader Launch documented. She was purchased from the original family in 1980 and is extensively documented with the original sales invoice from 1911 as well as photos of her original owners aboard the boat circa 1912. R&H has gone through 2 restorations over the years and has been kept in excellent condition. She is also complete with all original hardware and accessory Kerosene lanterns that were used as navigation lights. Used and shown regularly, she is a favorite along the ACBS show circuit!
24 Feet 1930 Ditchburn Neptune Triple Cockpit Runabout
Building on its legacy of grace and speed, the Ditchburn Boat Company built the Viking model based on a Bert Hawker design in the late 1920s. It had a hard chine hull and more muscular lines to appeal to a new generation of boat buyers. In 1930, Ditchburn added a shorter more agile version of the Viking, with a forward drive layout, and it became known as the Neptune model. The Neptune was a 24’ triple cockpit launch with Ditchburn’s iconic upswept foredeck - a modern design, blending elegance with performance. This boat was originally built for the Marshall family at Windermere in Muskoka and was named the “Margaretta’. It has been in the Muskokas ever since. The original engine was a 100hp straight 8 Buchanan engine. It was repowered in 1986 when the boat was completely restored by Butson Boats. It now features a water cooled 185hp V6 Crusader and can run at speeds in excess of 40mph. In addition to the new engine the restoration included a new hull, replating of all chrome hardware and new leather seats. Original features include the engraved ‘German silver’ instrument panel, a navy top and a ‘fireman’s siren’ horn. She handles well, runs smoothly at speed and has been meticulously maintained over the years.
24 Feet 1930 Sea Lyon Model 35 Triple Cockpit
Many collectors know the story of Gar Wood giving exclusive rights to Charles Lyon to sell Gar Wood boats, only to have Lyon produce knock-offs for his own business. This is a beautiful triple cockpit Sea Lyon, fresh out of complete restoration. Show quality varnish, upholstery, engine rebuild and chrome. This boat was advertised in the brochure to attain 35 mph with the 110 hp Chrysler. This is a true "collector's boat" as there are a limited amount of Sea Lyons available. Also noteworthy is the bronze hardware and the fact that this boat was screwed from the inside giving it a magnificent look. All Sea Lyon's are triple cockpit models because the company was after the "luxury portion" of the market. Truly a wonderful example of a limited edition boat.
25 Feet 1948 Chris Craft Sedan
Fully restored boat by highly rated wood boat restorer. Won best preserved boat at the ACBS International Show in 2011. The Scripps engine has gone through a full rebuild and is like new. The boat had the bottom refastened bottom bedded is sika flex and requires almost no soaking before use. Nothing on the boat has been overlooked. The boat is in excellent condition today and could be a show boat or a great family boat.
26 Feet 2016 Hacker Miss APBA Gentleman's Racer
John Hacker's "Miss APBA" is one of the most iconic Gold Cup Racer designs of the 1920's. It has become the gold standard for contemporary classic racers and this example is expertly executed. With the assistance of Fish Bros. Custom Boats in Queensbury, NY, this 26 footer is beautifully finished with all period-correct hardware, a unique flat-pane folding windshield, and a strong 502 cubic inch, 450hp Chevrolet engine. Only 30 hours of runtime since completion; this boat is still like-new. Sold complete with a custom built Searra tandem axle trailer.
26 Feet 2021 Work Boat America Landing Craft
These aluminum work boat landing crafts are currently in stock at 26ft and can be ordered custom at any length and configuration. Sturdy, rugged, and versatile these boats are perfect for contractors, island owners and anyone doing 3-4 season work on the water. The enclosed cabin makes transportation comfortable in all conditions. These boats come with varying options and can be sold atop a new trailer and transported domestically or internationally.
26 Feet 1924 Ventnor Launch
This 26 Foot Ventnor Launch was built for a prominent Philadlphia financier, George H. Earle Jr. Ownership later passed to his son George H. Earle III, who was elected Governor of Philadelphia in 1932. She was designed and built by Adolph Apel, owner of the Ventnor Boat Company of Ventnor, NJ. Being 26 feet in length, the boat is made with cedar hull sides and mahogany decks. She is powered by her original Model 4-50 HP Kermath engine. This boat was only one of Seven early Ventnors commissioned by Mr. Earle. This rare launch is one of a very few Launches still in existence. The launch has been restored and is very original except for the transom which has been replaced.
25'6 Feet 1941 Gar Wood Custom Runabout
Only 2 of these 25'6 Triple Cockpit Custom Runabouts were built in 1941 making it an exceptionally rare boat. 1937-1941 marked Gar Wood's true "design perfection", building some of the most beautiful boats in production and setting a standard for all other competitors. With heavily crowned decks, rounded covering boards, and pronounced bow flare, the 1941 models are unmistakable. This example has been meticulously restored and is powered by a Scripps V-12 engine; one of the most expensive marine engines of the time. This "trophy fleet" model is ready to be enjoyed by a discerning collector.
26 Feet 1941 Hutchinson Sport Utility
This Hutchinson Sport Utility of a rare lapstrake version which presents itself as a perfect boat for entertaining, fishing and generally a great cocktail cruiser. This is a 2 owner boat since NEW and has always been on the St. Lawrence River. The boat has been very maintained and always stored indoors and inside storage during the winter. This boat shows very well for a boat of this vintage and is a fine example of Hutchinson's craftsmanship. The original engine was replaced about 20 years ago and runs strong. The boat now shows nicely in the Clayton (New York) Showroom at Antique Boat America and can be seen at any time. Note: Boat ran all summer 2016 flawlessly.
26 Feet 1936 Hutchinson Guide Boat
This is a very rare side steer Hutchinson Lapstrake Guide Boat. These boats were used by fishing guides in and around the St. Lawrence River and were originally called Sport Boats as the paying customer was the "Sport". It is entirely original except the engine which has been replaced. The boat features a side steer tiller and is easy to navigate. It is in excellent condition and has been out of the water since 1996. Offered with no trailer but one could be made available for delivery. A great piece of St. Lawrence River history.
26 Feet 1939 Hutchinson Triple Cockpit
Featured in Classic Boating this stunning 1939 26 foot Triple Cockpit Runabout was built by Hutchinson Boat Works of Alexandria Bay, New York. An unusual design for Hutchinson this Triple Cockpit was described in Wooden Boat No. 49 as the "the apothesis of the sleek runabout". Modelled after the 28 foot Hacker Craft Triple cockpits but shortened for use on the St. Lawrence River, this beauty is a classic and in excellent condition. Originally named Ripalong IV and later Dottie V this boat has spent its entire life on the St. Lawrence River and always in fresh water. Bearing the Hull ID # 215-21E-1057 she has been repowered with a Crusader 350 in 1992 which delivers 260 HP and replaced the original Sterling Petrel motor. The boat was last in the water in 2004 and was carefully stored in a dry secure location. The boat only needs to be soaked up and enjoyed.
27 Feet 1929 Ditchburn Viking
The Viking is regarded as one of the most spectacular boats to come out of Herb Ditchburn's factory. Fine Canadian craftsmanship, astute attention to detail, and a design spawned from the success of Ditchburn's trophy fleet of Rainbow raceboats. Only 7 Ditchburn Vikings exist today and it is very rare for one to become available for sale. This example bears hull #5 and was originally purchased by the Toronto Harbor Police as a high speed pursuit vessel. She was factory equipped with a fire suppression system safety system and fireproof panels lining the engine compartment. Her original Kermath engine has been restored and is sold with the boat. She currently sports modern power. The boat was saved and restored on the West coast, but now resides in her original home of Muskoka.
27 Feet 1975 Chris Craft 8 Meter Runabout
Chris-Craft made only 38 of the 8 Meter Runabouts which were also utilized as race boats. Well-powered and sleekly designed they reflect the times and are still used today due their great hull design. This is a 100% unmolested boat with the original interior, gelcoat and engines. The boat is good running condition and will survey out very well.
27 Feet 1936 Minett-Shields Triple Cockpit Runabout
The Minett boat building operation is deeply entrenched in the Muskoka region of Ontario. The company was formed in 1910 and later was reborn under the name of Minett-Shields in 1925 after a partnership with Bryson Shields. The company ceased operation in 1948 but only after putting out approximately 200 Launches and Runabouts which were all noted for their fine craftsmanship. This particular Minett is a fine example of Minett-Shields work. It is a 27 foot Launch built in 1936 and has a lattice "Muskoka" floor, gorgeous compartments, and attention to detail throughout. It is powered by a Chrysler 6 cylinder 130HP engine which is original to the boat. It is structurally sound after receiving great care from it's current owner of 20 years. The chrome is perfect and the interior is rich looking and gorgeous. The boat in our opinion would survey out very strongly and needs nothing. The boat was originally built for the Boxer family. The boat is offered without a trailer but one could be used for transport.
27 Feet 2001 Gentlemans Launch
This stunning custom runabout was completed in 2001 and has been under single ownership since new. Totally unique, one-off design; she was built for entertaining friends and cruising the fresh waters of Lake Muskoka in Canada. Adequately powered with twin Mercruiser 350 engines. Vic Carpenter was renowned as a skilled craftsman and boat builder. This was the last boat completed before his passing. The boat has recently been reduced and is priced now very favorably for a twin engine boat of this size.
28 Feet 1930 Chris Craft Convertible Sedan
A Cadillac Phaeton motorcar for the water! This award-winning, 1930 28-foot Chris-Craft is the only Convertible Sedan built by Chris-Craft, as confirmed by the Chris-Craft archives at the Mariner’s Museum. Beyond being a triple cockpit mahogany beauty, her distinctive feature is the convertible hard top, purposely borrowed from the coupes and high-end motorcars of the era. The top was custom-made for the boat and is covered in period-correct Haartz cloth. Fully restored throughout, "Uncas" is powered by its original Chris-Craft Model A-120 V-8 engine, which offers 250 HP to push her along almost effortlessly. She comes atop a custom-fitted, tandem-axle road trailer. A truly one-of-a-kind piece of freshwater nautical history.
28 Feet 2015 Myco Tandem Axel Gooseneck Trailer
Bought new in 2015 and stored indoors this trailer no more than 1000 miles on it since being purchased. For those who know Myco is a highly respected trailer manufacturer that produces a high quality product. For those who do not it is a welded aluminum channel frame which is light and weather resistant. Welded bunks offer greater strength and stiffness. These trailers also feature a self centering double bunk system for support, a "Y" rubber block bow stop, an extra high winch stand, aluminum walk on fenders and steps, a hydraulic surge brake activator, a heavy duty tongue jack, galvanized torsion axels, an "ez lube" spindle system, air tight pressurized hub protectors, disc brakes on all axels, seamless stainless steel brake lines, groundless wiring system, LED lighting, radial tires, aluminum wheels and 7 way circular electrical plug, chrome lug nuts and a spare tire, a fixed drive guard and a gooseneck option. This trailer has it all for your transport needs and was a $ 20,000 when purchased new from Myco in 2015. A copy of the original invoice is available for those interested.
28 Feet 1966 Lyman Sportsman
The current owner purchased this 28 Lyman Sportsman from French Creek Marine in Clayton, NY in 2004 as a project. She went through a full restoration and was completed in 2010. Originally delivered new to Mercers Marine in Clayton, NY and she has always lived on the St Lawrence River in fresh water. She has been repowered with twin Chris Craft 327cid, 225hp V8 engines with Velvet Drive transmissions. Both engines run well and have good compression and oil pressure. She was last used during the 2018 season and was winterized and stored indoors since that time. All upholstery, cushions, canvas, and bimini top were new in 2018 and are in excellent condition. This is a very nice example that is extremely clean and shows well. There is no trailer included with this boat but gantries are available on site to position the boat on to your trailer, or transport may be arranged.
28 Feet 1930 Gar Wood Triple Cockpit Runabout
Purchased from the original owner in Louisville, KY in 1998. Engine and boat was completely refastened and restored from 1998 through to 2001. New varnish applied in 2012. Bottom is excellent and water tight. Restoration by the best, engine done by George Shinn, balanced and blue printed. All original hardware, instrumentation, engine, seat springs, seat frames, bow and stern poles, running lights and lenses. Marine seat leather dyed to original color specification of the boat. All wood framing has matching serial numbers. Engine has added steering wheel choke. Boat is in overall excellent condition and was in the water in summer of 2015.
30 Feet 1929 Hacker Triple Cockpit Runabout
This Hacker-Craft triple was purchased new in 1929 by a Manhattan Episcopalian bishop at the New York City Boat Show. She remained on Lake George, NY until 1989, when purchased by renowned wooden boat aficionado Mark Mason of Lake Winnipesaukee. She was subsequently purchased by Alan Jackson and at 74 years old went through a 3-year professional restoration. Will O' The Wisp is now arguably one of the nicest 30-foot Hackers in the world! Her current owner is making room in his collection for another Hacker Triple.
32 Feet 1997 Grand Craft Commuter
A 32 foot beautiful cruising Grand Craft built in 1997, configured for entertaining 12-16 easily and comfortably with its generous seating capacity. The boat is mahogany with a West System. Hardware has all in excellent condition as is the interior and hardware and gauges. Boat is offered with twin Yanmar Diesels providing 460 HP. A diesel generator is also included with a marine air AC with reverse cycle heating and battery charger. A large storage locker and head complete the interior. The epoxy bottom offers no soaking of the hull. An elegant and perfect boat for a day on the water with room for all. She is well suited for entertaining business associates, Family and Friends. All of the exterior and interior of this boat were varnished in the summer of 2017 and the bottom was sanded , sealed and re-painted during the winter of 2017-2018.
30 Feet 2008 Peter Freebody Victorian Launch
This piece of elegance is a Victorian Launch made by Peter Freebody of England. The boat is a one of a kind launch with bronze hardware made from casting ties from the 1800's. It is not a replica but influenced by 3 other launches incorporating the best from each boat. The boat was custom built and shipped to the original and current owner. The boat has twin helm steering stations and wired with a sound system. It is powered by 8 gel cell batteries which will provide 6 hours of use on a single charge. The boat features an enclosed area as well as fringed canopy over the bow area.The boat has been extremely well cared for and all aspects of the boat were handcrafted from teak and powered by twin Electric Motors. The boat features hand wood carvings throughout the boat and is in excellent condition.
34 Feet 2002 Clarion Cocktail Launch
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 80 hours. Her lines were inspired by classic cocktail launches of the 1920's The interior was customed designed by the owner.
35 Feet 1931 Hutchinson Commuter Sedan
Own a piece of 1000 Islands history - a truly one of a kind Hutchinson sedan. Only 2 owners since new in the 1930's and always on the St. Lawrence River. This boat is Beautifully restored and ready for you and your guest to cruise across the waves in total luxury. A must have for any collector. Boathouse kept its whole life. Repowered with a 350 Crusader a few years ago, original engine is also available.
36 Feet 1928 Ditchburn Launch
Rare and unique opportunity to own and enjoy a piece of boating history from yesteryear. This old hotel launch was salvaged from the banks of the lakes region north of Toronto. It underwent a detailed & meticulous 3 year total restoration which resulted in its present day grandeur. The work was conducted by a preeminent wooden boat craftsmen and is an acclaimed, award winning boat, featured in boat shows and competitions across the north country. This boat is ready for your enjoyment with ample seating, including mother in law seat in the bow section. Cruise the waterways with the entire family, entertain clients , or simply spend spend time with that special loved one. " Happy days are here again ! "
36 Feet 1946 Stephens Brothers Triple Cockpit Runabout
Stephens Brothers Boat Builders operated as a West Coast boatbuilder from 1902 through 1987 based in Stockton California. Over the years the company designed and built pleasure craft, sailboats, speedboats, cruisers, private yachts and military craft. This gorgeous example was built as a passenger carrying day boat and reportedly owned at various times by actors Wes Parker and James Dean. The decks are made of South America mahogany and the cockpit soles in teak, The boat has been recently surveyed and is described to be in "Bristol" condition. The boat is powered by a Cummins Diesel Engine, QSM 11 offering up 660HP. The bottom is a West System with a combination of Okoume and Sapele plywood. This is a one of a kind boat which has been very nicely restored and carefully maintained.
41 Feet 2011 Nautica Express Rib X-41
The Nautica X41 is one of Nautica's largest and most Rigid Inflatable boats. Originally designed for the US Special Forces Command as a high speed attack and deployment craft. They have now released a recreational version which is offered in a number of sized and configurations. These boats offer great offshore performance outclassing a fiberglass boat. The hull and tube design is made to work together to enhance rough water performance. The center console configuration offers 3 crew seats aft of the console, a leaning post or individual bolsters. The large stand up console features a forward door for easy access to an enclosed head. Twin fuel tanks are bolted into place below deck and access is provided through the removable hatch cover.
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