Donor Boats for Sale

Begun in 2004, the Boat Donor Program enables individuals to support the Mathews Maritime Foundation by donating and purchasing donated boats. Boat donors can claim a tax deduction based on the boat’s sale amount collected by the Foundation. If you wish to donate a boat, complete and mail our Boat Donor Form and we will contact you to arrange transfer of the vessel. You may also contact Dave or Pete at (804) 693-9335.

The following donated boats are available for purchase, at a below market price. All boats are sold as is where is, and prices quoted are negotiable.


1996 Bayliner 195, 3 liter Mercruiser I/O, with trailer, $1995.

j 24 sloop

1979 J24 sloop With 2 mylar genoa jibs (150% & 130%) and dacron mainsail and two dacron genoa jibs (150% & 120%.) Now $2700.

1978 pearson 35 foot

1978 Pearson 35', a very beautiful boat, nice shoal draft (3.2 ft.) model, centerboard down to 5.5 ft., fully equipped. Now just $10,500.

Sport Craft

2000 Sports Craft 252, 350 Mercruiser, fresh-water cooled, fully equipped, always kept on lift. Chart plotter, cockpit cover, large fiberglass swim platform. $16,000. - SOLD

o day widgeon

1976 O'Day Widgeon, with sails and all rigging, with trailer, ready to sail, $895. - SOLD

sea ray

1983 Sea Ray 255, twin Mercruiser 485 engines, fresh water cooled, with trailer, needs cleaning and some upholstery, $2500.

1978 o day sloop 23 foot

23’ 1978 O’Day sloop. Boat in good condition. Only $2295.

1975 Columbia 26 sloop

1975 Columbia 26 sloop, 10 hp volvo diesel that needs work, complete with sails, has outboard motor bracket. $2695.


2002 Suntracker 21 foot, pontoon, 40 hp, new bimini top, $3995. - SOLD


1981 Laser II sailboat with main sail, jib and spinnaker, all in very good shape. Asking $1295. - SOLD


1976 Catalina 27 foot sloop, electric motor, good rigging, needs sails, $495.

1974 catalina 27

1974 Catalina 27 sloop, complete with sails, includes an outboard motor. $2595 OBO, call for more info.

1987 Tanzer

1987 25 foot Tanzer, all in great shape, Honda 9.9, shoal keel and tall sail rig, a beautiful boat, 1 owner. Asking $2950.

gibson sold

42' Chesapeake Bay deadrise boat built by George Clarke in Deltaville, Va, back in 1965. She is powered by a Marine Power fresh water cooled gasoline engine. $3995. - SOLD

Sea Doo

1995 Sea Doo XP, jet ski, 720 cc engine, rebuilt carb, galvanized trailer, $495. - SOLD


Windsurfer, very nice shape, $350.

carolina bay skiff

Carolina Bay Skiff, custom built on Gwynn's Island, without trailer, $495.


1967 Rebel 16 foot sailboat, 2 sets of sails, with trailer, $995.

Laser 1

Laser 1, all rigged and ready to go, $800. - SOLD


1968 Kittywake, 23 foot sloop, good main sail and 3 jibs. Boat in very good shape. $1295. - SOLD