1 2 3 4

Mathews Maritime Foundation

Working to preserve, present, and participate in the rich maritime and cultural heritage of Mathews, Virginia.

Donor Boats for Sale

boats for sale

New boats! -
Hobie Cat 16, excellent sails
1974 Clipper Marine 26
1988 Chesapeake Classic 24

More listings

Coming Home

The Freya - This 1953 steel sailboat, built by Gilbert Klingle, will soon make its way to our Gwynn's Island Boat Shop. The shop sits at the original location of Klingel’s Gwynn’s Island Boat Yard, where he manufactured metal boats.

Supplies needed

2340+ Local Artifacts

We're Growing - And so is our collection of artifacts. When you support the Mathews Maritime Foundation and Museum, you're helping fund educational programs, restore historic boats, and preserve the maritime history of our county.

Tax deductible donations can be made through giverichmond.org or by cash, check, or PayPal.

Our mailing address is:
Mathews Maritime Foundation
PO Box 1201
Mathews, VA 23109

For donations being made in honor of Dave Mortimer, please use the special button below.

All other donations, click here to Donate.

You and Peggy

In Urbanna - We need you! Join our volunteers at the upcoming Urbanna Oyster Festival.

Find out more

Exhibit Open through October

WWII Veterans & Merchant Marines - The museum will continue to be open on weekends throughout October, Fri. & Sat.'s, from 10-noon. You can also call 804-725-4444 to visit by request.