Welcome to GBBCC

 

Georgian Bay British Car Club was established on February 13th, 2006 in Collingwood, Ontario. 

 

GBBCC's Mission Statement: 


"Dedicated to the Preservation and Enjoyment of British Cars" 

We are pleased that you found your way to our website.  Here you can find out more about our car club, who we are, what we do, and our upcoming events. We will be very pleased to welcome you in person.

GBBCC New Meeting Venue

 

GBBCC has its monthly meetings every second Monday of the month (except October and December), gathering about 6:30 pm and starting at 7 o’clock.  During the driving season (April to October), parking is provided for our British cars, while we are in our meeting. 

 

From July 9th 2018, we will be meeting at our new venue, Blue Mountain Golf and Country Club, 706 Tenth Line, Collingwood, Ontario L9Y 5H4.  We will hold our regular Show & Shine car show in the East side of the parking lot from 6:00 pm, before our meeting which starts at 7:00 pm.  Our new meeting place is only 7 minutes West of our old venue.

 

If you are looking for a British car, please check our Classifieds section of this website under    * Autos for Sale *

Past 2018 Events

 

Canada Day 2018 Parade Thornbury  10 GBBCC cars showed up on a very hot morning at Lions Park, Thornbury before the parade which was delayed, out of respect to the many churches on the parade route. 

 

Only four of our GBBCC cars took part in the Parade and one Morgan over heated and spewed coolant every time it stopped.  It finally stalled, as they entered downtown Thornbury but fortunately restarted amid cheers from the spectators.  The other cars survived okay.

 

Due to the heat, there were fewer spectators than normal and those in attendance were crammed under the available shade.

 

Muskoka Tour June 19-20 2018  

 

Bob and Janet Tremble ran a most enjoyable car tour of Muskoka.  The weather gods certainly were smiling on us and no one broke down or got lost.  A total of 17 people with 9 vehicles (7 British – two Jaguars, Triumph Spitfire, Morgan 4/4, , Lotus Europa, MGB and an Aston Martin) went on this trip.  Some cars started in Collingwood and we all gathered in Waubaushene. 

 

On the first day, we drove through Wahta Mohawk Territory to Port Carling and saw the mural in the heart of Port Carling, entitled "The Wall Looks Back".  It is comprised of over 9,000+ individual photographs from the towns first 100 years from 1860 to 1960.  What a wonderful tribute to the history, heritage and legacy of Port Carling for future generations.  We boarded the “Peerless II”, a restored supply boat and cruised around Lake Muskoka for two and an half hours, including a very good lunch.

 

We then enjoyed a tour of the magnificent Marriot Rosseau Muskoka Resort, including visits to some of the guest rooms.  We drove to Huntsville and checked into the Rodeway King William Inn, which was very clean, quiet and comfortable and beyond our expectations.  The entire property has been renovated recently with new furnishings, carpeting, mattresses and bedding, plus new pavement and landscaping.  We went to “The Mill on Main” and dined on the upstairs patio area.  We returned to our motel where some of us had a nightcap with a dram or two of single malt. 

 

We gathered in the morning for a continental breakfast and left in convoy to visit Bob and Janet’s friend Brian who is restoring a wonderful 1955 Jaguar XK140.  We drove to Dorset where some brave people climbed the 100 foot high Scenic Lookout Tower for a great view of the surrounding scenery.  We drove to Bracebridge and parked close to the Falls where we adjourned to the balcony of the River Walk restaurant for a lovely lunch.  We drove to Johnson’s Cranberry Farm and Muskoka Winery for an opportunity to sample some goods and taste the local wine.  At this point, we dispersed to drive back home.

 

This was an excellent two days and the weather was perfect.  Congratulations to Bob and Janet Tremble for all their efforts to make it such a great success.

 

GBBCC Signature Event 7th "Brits in the Village" car show was held on Saturday, June 9th 2018 in the Plaza at Blue Mountain Village.  It was a great success with some 60 British cars on show in the Village plazas

 

Click here to see photos from this year's "Brits in the Village"

 

At our March 2018 Monthly General meeting, GBBCC awarded the "British Car Enthusiast Award" (established by the British Car Council Inc) for 2017 to Brian Bailey

 

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Look at GBBCC Past Events 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 & 2012

We have posted photos of GBBCC events that were held in 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014 and 2013 as well as 400+ photos from 2012 – see

 

   2018 Past Events

 

   2017 Past Events

 

   2016 Past Events

 

   2015 Past Events

 

  2014 Past Events


  2013 Photo Galleries

 

  2012 Photo Galleries

Note:  For every photo gallery, click once on the first photo to view a larger image.  On the right side of each photo there will be an arrow to click to move to the next photo.  On the bottom right of each photo, click once on the right arrow to start a slide presentation of the photos.

For more information about our 10th Anniversary,

 

please go to:  http://www.gbbcc.com/gbbcc-10th-anniversary/

 

Look at the difference 50 years make !

Wayne and Paul 1965
Paul and Wayne 2015

CHECK this section“GBBCC Members Recommend

 

This section, "GBBCC Members Recommend" will post recommendations made by our members of products, services, and other items, which they have had good experiences. Please submit to webmaster@gbbcc.com anything that may benefit your fellow members.  This section is only available to GBBCC members.

 

Please check our Past Cruise Routes under Past GBBCC Events

 

This section of the website will contain details, including some maps of cruise routes that GBBCC has taken in the past few years so that our members may use them for planning future cruises for their own enjoyment or to make it easy for you to pick one and volunteer to lead a club cruise. 

 

It is recommended that these routes be driven prior to leading a cruise to ensure roads are in good condition and are not under construction.

 

Many thanks to Ralph Kertcher who has re-created these routes for our website.