Donor Boats

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 at (804) 815-4367 or Pete at (804) 693-9335, or via 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.

1989 Sportcraft 205 Offshore, Bimini top, walk around cabin, 150 HP Mariner outboard, with trailer, $3495.


1981 Tiara, 3100, twin Crusader 454 inboard engines, fresh water cooled, very nice condition, Reduced to $12,000.

YouTube Videos available:
1981 Tiara port engine run, outside
1981 Tiara starboard engine
1981 Tiara engine run

Helms photo
1982 Helms 27, good sails, 18 hp Yanmar Diesel inboard, in very good condition $3995.

suncruiser pontoon
1987 Sun Cruiser 24', with brand new bimini top, depth finder, power tilt, runs great! $3495. - SOLD

YouTube Videos available:
1987 Sun Cruiser pontoon

Larson on trailer
1989 Larson, 27 foot, Milano, powered by a single 300 hp Chevy 454, Mercruiser Bravo outdrive, trim tabs, dry stored inside. Now, just $4995!

1988 Achilles GT-11 inflatable boat, in good condition, aluminum floor, with oars, with title, $300.

cape dory 30
1981 Cape Dory 30, Volvo Diesel engine, roller furling jib, Autohelm 4000, and lots of extras, excellent condition, $19,500.

1974 catalina 27
1974 Catalina 27 sloop, complete with sails, bimini top, and cushions. Just $1495.

1975 Columbia 26 sloop
1975 Columbia 26 sloop, 10 hp volvo diesel that needs work, complete with sails, has outboard motor bracket. Now only $1695.

sea ray
'83 Sea Ray 255, twin Mercruiser 485 engines, fresh water cool, w/trailer, needs cleaning, some upholstery. Now, just $1195.

island packet
Island Packet, on land now, has a rebuilt engine with a problem, a nice looking boat, more details to follow.

1976 Glastron, 18 foot, 85 hp Evinrude, nice hull but needs interior, with trailer, $495.

1978 o day sloop 23 foot
23’ 1978 O’Day sloop. Boat in good condition. Yours, for $1500!

yamaha motor
2000 Yamaha 4 HP outboard, new water pump. Now $650.

1980 Balboa 25 foot, sailboat, main sail and 2 jibs, swing keel, pop top. $1495.

Windrider Rave
1991 Windrider Rave, 16 foot hydrofoil trimaran, with mylar sails, trailer and beach dolly, $2495. - SOLD

catalina capri
1985 Catalina Capri 14.2 sailboat, with trailer, a very fine example in excellent condition, $2195. - SOLD

1980 hobe
1980 Hobe 16, new sails, new carbon fiber rudders, with trailer, $1595. - SOLD

Bayliner Capri
1986 Bayliner Capri, 18 foot, 75 hp Force by Mercury, with trailer, nice shape, $1895. - SOLD

Old Town canoe
Old Town canoe, 16 foot, Royalex hull, with paddles and motor mount, very good shape, $450. - SOLD

walker bay 8
Walker Bay 8, it comes with a nice set of oars, $350. - SOLD

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. $10,500 - SOLD

stuart jc9
2001 Stuart JC9 sailboat, main and jib all in excellent shape, ready to sail, $995. - SOLD

1979 Compac 16, sailboat, main, jib and 150 Genoa, comes with trailer, ready to go, $1695. - SOLD