History

       An early photo of the creek entrance in its natural state before George Penner’s dream to build a marina in the middle of a hay field became a reality.Early Creek Photosilver-harbour-aerial.png

building the fixed dock in basin a 1980government dredging

Basin B - Johnson's Excavation
The initial excavation of Basin “B” was done by the Johnson’s from Riverton with a dragline.
Later completed by Geoff with the Northwest 25 dragline.

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  Early 80’s Boat Show in Winnipeg. Largest display of sailboats at a Winnipeg Boat Show. Boats included Sirius 28, Abbott 22′, Abbott 33′, ( not in picture Siren 17′ and Olympic class Soling built by Abbott Boats ).
George, Rick Smith and Bill Abbott Jr. manning the desk.

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Geoff, Kathy and Dorothy looking after the floor at the boat show.

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Wednesday night racing got it’s start in Silver Harbour.

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early racing silver harbour entrance

Claude Joy & Bob Hastie - Silver Harbour Docks

Second Generation Brayden
” Second generation marina guys ”
Both boys, Brayden above and Bryce below, lend a hand.
Second Generation Bryce

Silver Harbour Dock Construction Crew
Claude Joy and Bob Hastie fitting dock sections together.

Silver Harbour Dock Construction Driving Piles
Driving piles with the old Northwest 25