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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

Great deals! -
2005 Windward 15, sailboat
1959 Herreshoff Bullseye
1976 18' Chrysler Buccaneer
Bay River Skiff

More listings

Film Premiere & Dates

"Journey on the Chesapeake" -
See this brand new film, directed and produced by Dave Miller.

Click for Warner Hall info and PBS air dates

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.



Can you help?

recognize this boat?

Mystery Boat - This picture was found at the museum with no ID. Can you help identify it? Click on image to see it larger.

Wright Skiffs at GIBS

wright skiff photo

Happening Now - Come see this very cool boat-building process at the Gwynn's Island Boat Shop.


Museum Exhibit

WWII Veterans & Merchant Marines - Visit the museum at 482 Main St. on Fri. & Sat.'s from 10-2.