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1928 DITCHBURN 36′ Launch
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History of the Vessel
A fine example of Ditchburn Boatworks' work, this 36 foot launch was originally built as a hotel passenger carrying boat, which was a common requirement at the time.
She was found and salvaged north of Toronto, Ontario, Canada and her owner commissioned a comprehensive 3-year restoration to bring her back to her former glory. Skookum, an Ojibwe word for Old Woman, resided on Old Woman Island, following her restoration, in the heart of Lake Muskoka.
Skookum 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
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 ! "