Trent Severn Antique and Classic Boat Association

Our Mission is to promote the preservation and use of Antique and Classic Watercraft by providing our members with information & guidance through workshops, boating events, and social gatherings.

Trent Severn Antique & Classic Boat Association
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Our TSACBA events have wrapped up for the season other than our November Annual General Meeting and Christmas Dinner on November 24, 2018 (more details to follow). However prior to that we have received two invitation to events sponsored by other associations:

  • The Manotick Classic Boat Club is pleased to extend an invitation to TSACBA members to join us for our Fall Shop Tour, to be held at the Antique Boat America Showroom in Clayton, NY from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday October 20, 2018. The Showroom, located at 41444 State Route 12, is home to one of the world's largest collection of classic boats for sale, with over 90 boats onsite. More Details
  • The ACBS Toronto Chapter invites you to its "2018 Haul Out Party" to be held Saturday, October 27 1:30 – 5:00 p.m. at the Canadian Canoe Museum in Peterborough. Details. Please note that registration closes on October 17. 2018.
    Register Here

ImportantPhoto Pages from recent events attended by TSACBA members:
TSACBA annual Chemong Yacht Haven Run and Potluck
TSACBA Paddle to Power boat show in Lakefield
ACBS Toronto Chapter Gravenhurst Show
TSACBA display at the Newcastle Wooden Boat Festival

ImportantView photos of the Half and Half Restoration Project displayed at the Manitock Classic Boat Club annual show on August 11, 2018 in Westport, Ontario.


Download and read our latest issue of Mooring Line newsletter Summer 2018


ACBS Toronto Chapter gave out well deserved honours on Friday July 6, 2018 to some great club volunteers, some of whom also happen to be members of the TSACBA. Congratulations to Rich and Linda Hughes Volunteers of the Year. Julie and Chris Bullen along with their children were given the Spirit Award. Kathy Rhodes was put on the prestigious Honour Roll. And Gary Getson was given the Presidents Cup. TSACBA member Mike Gridley is also shown in the photo.

Offers for TSACBA Members

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

Captain Jim's

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.

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.

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