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Boat Donor Program

Started 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, contact Mike at (804) 384-1822, or email

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.

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1975 Dixie 16 foot, 70 hp Yamaha, runs good, with electronics, with trailer, $1995.

1985 Sovereign 17, a classic pocket cruiser, main sail plus 3 jibs, on trailer, $3500. Price reduced! Now $2995.

Mike O'Brien 6 hour canoe, brand new, built by MMF, will paint to suit, only $400.

1967 Mercury 50 hp, complete motor less control box, was running when removed from boat, $495.

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Cal 21, sails and rigging, with trailer, need interior redone. Price reduced to $500.

1977 Arrowglass, Tarpon, 50 hp Mercury 4 stroke, on trailer, $4500. Now $3499! - SOLD!

Rowing Dory reconditioned recreational rowing dory, w/oars, featuring a motor-well that could accommodate an electric trolling motor. Boat was reconditioned by Gwynn’s Island Boat shop volunteers. Asking price $1,100, includes oars. - SOLD!

Hobie 16, newer trampoline, sail, rigging, trailer, $1200 OBO. Price reduced to $995! - SOLD!

1987 Chaparal 187, 140 Mercruiser, newer interior, engine was running but needs work, with trailer, $895. - SOLD!

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Mathews, VA 23109

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Mathews, VA 23109-1201

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