Kevlarbike Reports In From Toronto It’s Like A Crossover Report.

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This looks like a ton of fun!

A huge thanks to longtime fellow Woody Boater Kevlarbike who is also a monster on Instagram and Facebook. We have been sharing stuff since the very start of WoodyBoater and its fantastic when it all comes together in one place. Kinda like when Batman would be in the same show as Superman. Mmmmmmmaybe not, maybe it’s more like when the Power Rangers and Ninja Turtles crossovered. “Morphin Time”! And yes that is the correct spelling for them.

Oh! It happened

Here is Mr Kbike’s report. Ya, Kbike is his hipper rap name. Keep’n it real for my homey’s homies? People that like to sit at home? maybe I should stick to Kevlarbike.

Riot describes exactly what a ACBS boat show is like

The Toronto ACBS put on a great show, thank you to the organizers, sponsors and the boat owners for putting in the effort so we could enjoy the tradition of a Muskoka Boat show

Whether its cruising on a Steamship like the Segwun out of Gravenhurst Wharf or a raceboat its incredible
The craftsmanship and attention to detail is the hallmark of Muskoka boats , check out the wood grain on the transom

Few boats have the pedigree and the beautiful lines of Glenavy II

The cedar strip boat with an old Evinrude with Rainbow IX and the Segun in the background

Old Duke built boat putting into the docks;

The white green steamboat hull is newly built but the steam engine is over a 100 years old, the boat below is a s cockpit built by Greavette

Bimby is a 100 year old boat that was restored after a very serious fire

Nothing beats the bow flare on this large Launch

At 100 years of age this boat restoration is spectacular

At Ease is 100 year old boat that was used to get around the lakes in all weather

Empty pockets says expensive and fast and so much fun

Falcon is a wonderful Gentlemans Racer

Dippy owners have to put in plenty of time to get to the boat show for 9am

the poster boat for the show was Rainbow IX

This 26 ft dual engine shepherd was on its maiden voyage for the show after a multi year restoration

A rare Greavette with the S cockpit back in Gravenhurst

Family on board a 26 Fay Bowen

100 year old boat sure looks great

Rubber sole shoes on the Deck of a 22 ft Ditchburn

Husband and wife docking a beautiful 26 ft Launch; talk about tension

QM is a beautiful Greavette boat and the owner has taken many boat show attendees for rides over the year

13 ft cedar strip that is just so beautiful

James Bond Glastron with the Tower of Power, ready for a movie

Oh we are in Canada alright

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7 replies
  1. Greg Lewandowski
    Greg Lewandowski says:

    Muskoka boats are, well, Muskoka boats. They are really something special. Muskoka and Lake Rousseau are also some of the most beautiful cruising water that I have ever been on.
    Thanks for the great report!

    • Dennis Mykols
      Dennis Mykols says:

      Thanks, Greg, for letting Ronnie and I tagging along in Tiger Lillly. That trip still ranks up there in our top five Classic boat tours, so many memories, flash back looking at today’s pictures.
      You just do not know how much boating history is still alive and apricated till your visit this area.

  2. Mark in Ohio (sometimes da U P)
    Mark in Ohio (sometimes da U P) says:

    Great show! Thanks for sharing. We have not heard from m-fine or Chug-A-Lug in a while. Check in guys. We would love to hear from you.

  3. Rabbit
    Rabbit says:

    Matt, I think you can milk this story for another day with new captions about the fenders.

  4. Kentucky Wonder
    Kentucky Wonder says:

    Thank you for the photos! The Muskoka boats are always so beautiful and rare, because most of them are completely custom built from the beginning.
    Shania, the boat identified above as an S-cockpit Greavette, is a runabout model from 1949. The cockpit is more like a C, with the front row added, and a removable seatback in the center of the front row. A very convenient arrangement for moving around the boat. See the photo of our boat below.
    Shania’s serial number is three digits behind ours, closer to original, and beautifully finished.

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