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100 Years of Dispro

This famous early Canadian power boat is generally known as the “Dippy “ or “Dispro” and was the brainchild of the late William J ‘Billy’ Johnston of Port Carling, Ontario, Canada.  Mr. Johnston started working for his pioneer Muskoka boatbuilding uncle, William Johnston Sr. around 1900 and together they built many fine boats in the Muskoka area.

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Dippy Gets It’s Due

The Muskoka Sun published an article on the Dippy in 2008, which was written by Ian Dickson.