The following are official ACBS-Toronto events and are organized/sanctioned by the Board of Directors. These events can only succeed with your involvement. Please be sure to support your club by attending and/or volunteering at as many events as possible.

 travllers for more info go to boat show page

 2019 Vintage Boat Show - Saturday, July 6, 2019

"Aged to Perfection" – A Celebration of 100 Year Old Boats will showcase some of the rare grand old boats of the Muskokas.. register today


Saturday, July 20, 2019 - Sandy Kennedy Museum Open House and Swap Meet

 Gloucester Pool on the Trent Severn 84 Old Oak Lane Port Severn, Ontario L0K 1S0

Approx 30 minutes North of Barrie

Brought to you by the "big four" :

  Maple Leaf Antique Outboard Club

  Antique and Classic Boat Society - Toronto

  Trent Severn Antique and Classic Boat Association

  Ontario Power Boat Racing Association

More details , No cost just show up at times shown below

If your bringing a boat we are going on a cruise, Meet at "Bush's Marina" 3279 Port Severn Road, Port Severn, LOK lS0
Hwy# 400 North, Exit 153, 1.0 Km East to stop sign, turn left at the LCBO, turn right at "The Grill" sign.
Boat Launching:
Tour Gloucester Pool: Boat launching
All day parking = Both fees payable to:
9am - lOam 10am - 2pm
"Bush's Marina" ( Dustin Martin, 705-538-2378)
No Lunch or beverages provided. Suggest that you bring
your own lunch or visit one of the area restaurants.
 RSVP if your boating
CONTACTS: Chris Bullen 416-505-9861
woodbo at fun@gmail.com
Ron Breckbill 705-737-7422
8am - 2pm, July 20th 84 Old Oak Lane Port Severn, LOK lS0
Hwy# 400 North, Exit 162, turn right at the stop sign onto Nicholson's Road, 1.5 km South to Old Oak Lane, turn left onto Old Oak Lane, Left at the " T II in road,
last cottage at the end ofthe road.
No lunch provided. Beverages and light snacks will be served. CONTACT: Sandy Kennedy
San dyBrampton@gmail.com




The following events are organized by other boat clubs and/or organizations. These are not official ACBS-Toronto events, but the information is provided as a service to our members.

ACBS-Niagara Frontier Boat Show – September 6-8, 2019 - Buffalo Launch Club, Grand Island, NY

Visit oldboatsbuffalo.org for details.

ACBS-International Boat Show – 1000 Islands, 1000 Memories - September 21-22, 2019 – Alexandria Bay, NY

Visit acbs.org for details.

Teaching with Small Boats Alliance (TWSBA) – October 11-14, 2019 – Antique Boat Museum, Clayton, NY

Visit www.teachingwithsmallboats.org/ for details.


ACBS-International Boat Show:

Check out these websites for information from other organizations

ACBS-International Calendar of Events: http://acbs.org/events/

Wooden Boat Magazine: https://www.woodenboat.com/calendar-field-date/month 

Trent Severn Antique and Classic Boat Association: www.trentsevernantiqueboats.com  

Manotick Classic Boat Club: www.http://www.manotickclassicboatclub.ca/

Maple Leaf Antique Outboard Club: www.mlaoc.ca/

ACBS - Blue Water Chapter: https://www.facebook.com/acbsbluewater/

ACBS – Niagara Frontier Chapter: https://oldboatsbuffalo.org/

Teaching with Small Boats Alliance: http://www.teachingwithsmallboats.org/

If you are aware of other events of interest to our members, contact Kathy Rhodes (krhodes@acbs.ca) with details to have them included in our next Calendar of Events.

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ACBS-Toronto is here to assist you on your projects.

Should you have a question let us know.

If you are working on a project, let us know - even if you don't have a question. 

Share your photos to help encourage others.

Let's save one boat at a time and enjoy them on the open water. 

Here it is the coldest weekend of the year so far. So to warm things up we are looking for photos and captions to bring some summer warmth to our bones. send your photos to info@acbs.ca


Before she gets shiney the preparation is key to a level super finish. sand sand sand. 



Save the dust for repairs and filler


Super results after 7 coats of high quality varnish


We are here to help, send your questions to info@acbs.ca We have wonderful people to ask, and we'll try and find the answer.

Also check us out on Facebook

Exhibitor Waiver and Insurance Certification

to be completed by all exhibitors and participants

In order to comply with our insurance company, we require you to confirm the following:

I, _____________________________________ (print name here) hold free and harmless the directors, officers, members and volunteers of The Canadian Antique & Classic Boat Society operating as ACBS–Toronto and The Antique & Classic Boat Society – Toronto, the owners and staff of Muskoka Wharf, the Town of Gravenhurst from any and all actions, claims, liabilities, assertions of liability which in any manner arise or be alleged to arise from any and all activities connected directly or indirectly with the Boat Show listed above, whether such action, claim, liability or assertion of liability resulted directly or indirectly from the negligent acts or omissions of said directors, officers, members, sponsors, and volunteers or others connected with the Boat Show.

Further, I certify that I have effective insurance, including a minimum of $1 million public liability insurance to cover any damage to my property, or liability for any damages to others, or their property arising from any use of my property during this event.

Insurance Company:  __________________________________________________

Policy Number:  ________________________________

Signature:  _____________________________________________________

Date:  ___________________________________________________



Dear ACBS Summer Boat Show Vendor:

We would like to extend an invitation to you, as a vendor, to the 2015 ACBS Summer Boat Show, Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Dispro Device.

DATE:  Saturday July 11, 2015 at Muskoka Wharf, Gravenhurst, Ontario.

SHOW HOURS:  9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


We are planning another exciting show this year, including the following attractions:

Over 120 Antique and Classic boats displayed on land and in the water

Special Display by the Dispro Owners Association

Youth Sea Flea Display and Children’s Cardboard Boat Building Activities

DIY Seminars

Discounted Rides on board the Wenonah II

Boats in Motion, Field of Dreams, and Flea Market

Free admission to the Muskoka Boat and Heritage Centre

Vendor space is limited and we encourage you to confirm your participation early this year.  Booth placement will be allocated “on a first payment received, first location reserved basis”.

The following is a listing of available vendor space and pricing, which is the same as last year.

10’ x 10’ - $290 + HST = $327.70, includes 2 wristbands for entry to the show

10’ x 20’ - $370 + HST = $418.10, includes 3 wristbands for entry to the show

10’ x 30’ - $450 + HST = $508.50, includes 4 wristbands for entry to the show

10’ x 40’ - $530 + HST = $598.90, includes 5 wristbands for entry to the show

10’ x 50’ - $610 + HST = $689.30, includes 6 wristbands for entry to the show

One Parking Permit per Vendor will be supplied

If you have any questions or require further information, please contact Rita Adams by email at ritaadamsfw@gmail.com or call 416-449-2319.   

Please find additional information about the show by visiting our website, acbs.ca.  Once you have registered, we will be posting your business name on acbs.ca, with a link to your website, and your participation will be listed in our Media Kit, to be distributed end of May. 

Looking forward to your participation,

Rita Adams
ACBS Boat Show Committee

We Have a Booth in the main Lobby.

its a great place to meet fellow members, look at boats and think spring

We need Vounteers to meet and greet if you can lend a hand click here  



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