Trent Severn Antique & Classic Boat Association
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2.7 million Canadian fire extinguishers are being recalled for being defective. Be sure to check the fire extinguishers on your boat(s) and elsewhere to see if they are safe or need to be returned. Further information at the Peterborough Examiner and on CBC Business News (this link includes photos).
An update on the status of the Link donated to the Thousand Islands Antique Boat Museum in Gananoque, Ontario.
Half and Half, A Restoration Demonstration Project of the Trent Severn Antique and Classic Boat Association. In August of 2017 the club was offered a 1952 cedar Strip Lakefield boat, the Seminole model. Over the years the elements and snow load had taken their toll but we decided it would be perfect to use it for a restoration demonstration project.
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Visit our Photo Gallery of 2017 Activities
It's never too early to plan for 2018. Put this event on your calendar...Boat The Blue, the 2018 Antique & Classic Boat Society 43rd Annual Meeting & International Boat Show, Port Huron, Michigan, September 14-15, 2018.
Download and read our summer issue of Mooring Line newsletter.
You can purchase a TSACBA burgee at a cost of $15 to fly on your vessel! To order a burgee please contact Past President Jeff Souch by phone at 705-292-0273 or by . This would be a great birthday item for your favourite classic boater!
Nautical Traditions (Div. of Inmar Industries, Inc,) is offering for sale a wide selection of antiques and reproduction pieces. Please check out our web site. We have any model runabouts, sailing vessels, ocean liners, and our large selection of nautical décor items. 20% discount on most items offered to TSACBA members. Thank you for looking and for additional information please contact Wayne Robinson at 905-926-4808.Special Offer D114 - Ship's Wheel Clock
20” diameter premium dark hardwood ship’s wheel with brass inlay, brass hub is replaced with a 7” solid brass, hand polished porthole style clock. Japanese Quartz movement, AA battery required. Retail $249.95 - TSACBA member price $199.95
Long time TSACBA member Jim Walter, owner of Captain Jim's Antique & Classic Boat Hardware is offering all members listed in the TSACBA Directory a 10 per cent discount on any orders over $50 for items purchased from his website. If ordering from his website, add "Trent Severn" after your name when placing your order, or mention it either in a phone call to Jim at 705-887-3334 or if contacting him by .
Want to join our Association? It's simple. Visit our Membership page or download our Membership Application. On the Membership page information can be found on ordering Association regalia. For more information on the Association, read current and past issues of our Mooring Line newsletter. If you still need to renew your membership you can download the renewal form, fill it out, and send it to the Association.
Visit our Find Out How To... page where you will find links to information you need to know including Installing a New Wood Deck, How to Care for Your Inflatable, Transportation and Trailering, How to Licence an Antique or Classic Boat, and other information. You can also read about and link to videos about various "Classic Glass" restorations on classic fibreglass boats owned by some of our members.
This website is intended to promote the excitement and appreciation our Association feels for antique watercraft. We hope that it will encourage the ongoing preservation of these fine historical vessels.
Have young children that you want to bond with? Restore a wood boat and pass on a talent and piece of history.
As we all get older, and we look at our birth certificates, one can make the connection that we won’t be able to rebuild ALL of our collection.
If you have the urge and want to donate a boat that needs some work, donating it to a young family can get them interested in Wooden Boats as a Family event. This is a wonderful way to introduce families who have never had a chance to work with a wood boat to own one. This is also a wonderful way to perpetuate our club by introducing young families to wood boat ownership.
By giving a hand up, this will help ensure the longevity of our clubs. Read the story and see photos of a recently gifted boat to the Tekauc Family.
To view photos and information on our various events visit our photo gallery. There you will also find archived photos and information on the Association's attendance at various boat shows and events.
Please do not direct questions pertaining to the value of your boat to this Association. We are not in the position to quote accurate appraisals due to the many variables such as market fluctuations, difficulty in assessing the condition of a boat through email descriptions and pictures, etc. However, with the diversity of knowledge of various Association members, we will be happy to answer any general questions if at all possible.