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This standard 24' Ditchburn Displacement Launch was found on an island on Georgian Bay in the 1980's. It had spent its life on those waters, and was pulled out every year for storage.
The late Dennis Knight purchased this boat in 1990, and commissioned Breen Boats to bring it back to life through a "ground-up" restoration, spread over a few years time. "Lily" won 'Best Ditchburn under 30' at the Gravenhurst Boatshow in 1997.
BUILDER: DITCHBURN BOATS
Lily was used by the Knight family for several years on the Severn River before changing hands. This is one in a long line of examples of pieces of history that were almost lost forever, but through a collaboration of visionary customer and craftsman, has been preserved for future generations.
The Finished Product
The Work In Progress
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