If you value fine craftsmanship as well as good conversation, the best place to visit in Muskoka is the Hurley Canoe Company in Dwight. Jack Hurley is a seasoned raconteur, and he carefully restores the many battered canoes that are brought into his shop.



A similar canoe under repair

In the workshop

Jack Hurley

Flora Hurley


This photo that I took of Flora last year is one of my favourite images, and it also became the 2012 Hurley Canoe Christmas Card. Thank you, my friend.