New Year, New Boat! -
• Sailfish, w/sail, daggerboard
• 1978 Drascombe Scaffie, 14'
• 1987 Tanzer 25 sailboat
The Freya - The 1953 steel sailboat, built by Gilbert Klingle, is coming home to the Gwynn's Island Boat Shop, which sits at the original location of Klingel’s Gwynn’s Island Boat Yard.
You can help. Click here to donate.
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.
Jan. 19 at 7pm - Construction of the 18th century Bermuda sloop “Luna” will be the topic presented by Mr. John Collamore, of the Colonial Seaport Foundation in Deltaville. Join us at the museum for this free event!
Coming soon! - Sea Scouts are now being organized. The float above, from this year's Mathews Christmas Parade, is a Bay/River sailing skiff. It is one of many small sailboats we have to offer to Sea Scouts. Join to learn more about boats and sailing.
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