38th Annual Vintage Boat Show

July 7, 2018

Muskoka Wharf, Gravenhurst

"Keeping the Passion Alive – A Salute to the Heritage Boat Shops”

Another great show put on by the great volunteers of the Antique and Classic Boat Society 

Pre - events start July 4 , 5th Poker Run july 6, 2018

Bring your boat be a volunteer in support of a super club. 

Registration open now 



Friday Night Reunion Dinner

Friday, July 6 – Cocktails 5:00/Dinner 6:30 – Lions Pavilion 

Enjoy cocktails and a casual get-together with friends and other boat enthusiasts. Poker Run prizes will be given out during cocktail hour.

Cost: $40 per person (cash bar). Tickets are available in advance only. Tickets will not be sold at the door.

VIP Lunch

Saturday, July 7 - 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lions Pavilion

Sponsor Awards to be presented at 1:00 p.m.

Cost: $30 per person (includes one beverage) – cash bar

Youth kids Program

Card board boat building - 1:00pm  Its back! build a boat and paddle in the bay, participants must have a Life Jacket and a bathing suit is recommended. Register ahead of time at the youth tent. 

Painting model boats - all day

Fashion Show

Saturday, July 7 – 2:00 p.m. Lions Pavilion  Card board boat building 

Featuring clothing from Muskoka Bay Clothing and Muskoka Discovery Centre.

Cost: Free admission – cash bar

WAVE Opportunity: Volunteer fashion models needed – all shapes and sizes welcome. 

Sunday Brunch

Sunday, July 8 – 11:00 a.m. – Clevelands House, Lake Rosseau

Join us for Brunch at the iconic Clevelands House on Lake Rosseau. As this is a judged show, awards will be presented at Brunch. This popular event sells out early.

Cost: $40 per person – cash bar. Tickets are available in advance only. Tickets will not be sold at the door.


 There is no fee to register; however, unregistered boats cannot be accommodated. 

Registration Desk Hours:

Pick up your registration package at the Registration Desk in front of the Lions Pavilion on Friday, July 7 - 1:00-4:00 p.m. and Saturday, July 7 - 8:00 - 11:00 a.m.

JUDGING This is a judged event. The judging fee is $40. Multiple awards will be presented this year in each category. If you would like to have your boat judged, please indicate below.

If you choose to have your boat judged and you are not available when the judges arrive at your boat, you agree that the judges may board the boat including raising the engine box or hatches. All judges are experienced and will use due caution in examining your boat.

On-land displays  should be set up on Friday, July 6 between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. 

In-water displays should be at the dock no later than 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 7. Please plan to be part of the show until 4:00 p.m. Site Security will be provided on Friday and Saturday night.

Please ensure that your boat fits into one of our classification categories (whether or not you are having your boat judged).


Historic: any boat built up to and including 1918

Antique: any boat built between 1919 and 1942 inclusive

Classic: any boat built between 1943 and 1975 inclusive

Late Classic: any boat built between 1976 and 1991 – note that exceptions apply.*

Early Contemporary: any wooden boat built between 1976 and 1990 inclusive

Late Contemporary: any wooden boat built in the last 25 years

*Registrations for pontoon boats, inflatables, and small personal watercraft will not be accepted.


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