There are other boat builders on the Muskoka lakes, in addition to Dukes, and Rob and I visited some of the smaller ones in the course of her scouting. Here is one old lady of the lakes, all by herself in her dock, watched over - I think - by the company's founder.
Port Carling is one of the epicentres of fine boat building in the Muskoka lakes area, as this interesting local blog elaborates. As I mentioned last week my partner, Rob, was doing some location scouting in the region some time back, for a TV series she was working on, one of the highlights of which [...]
When I have time, perhaps next week, perhaps later, I plan on pulling together a portfolio on boatbuilding in Muskoka: the most beautiful boats and canoes you can imagine are built and repaired there. Some of the motor boats with their varnished hulls and brass fittings date to the 1930s, and could have come straight [...]