Boats For Sale



18′ Amesbury Skiff


Located: Massachusetts

 18′ Amesbury Skiff, wood, built 2008, seats 7, fore and aft stowage, custom boat cover.  indoor winter storage from ’08 to ’15.  reusable shrink wrap cover, new in ’16.

 40hp Mercury outboard, 160 hours on engine, power tilt, hydraulic steering.  2 gas tanks, bilge pump, vhf radio, depth sounder. new battery in 2014.  

 Karavan boat trailer, single axle, 2800 lb capacity

Extras: 8 lb Danforth anchor w/220′ anchor rode.  Shaw & Tenney 9′ oars/oarlocks, fenders

14′ Sailing Surf Dory


Located: San Diego, CA

14′ Wooden Sailing Dory built by Lowell’s Boat Shop in Amesbury, Massachusetts, the nation’s oldest operating boat shop. This boat was built in 2010 and has never been used and so is in new condition. Original cost is $13,000. She is cedar plank on locust frame with copper and bronze fasteners. The bottom and garboard have been encapsulated in fiberglass and epoxy for leak free trailering. She is sprit rigged, with a dagger board. She comes with oars, trailer, and cover.

click here for a video of the boats construction

16′ Long Point Skiff


Located: Amesbury, MA

 16′ Wooden Long Point Skiff built in a class and professionally finished at Lowell’s Boat Shop.  She is pine plank on locust frame with plywood bottom and garboard, copper and bronze fasteners. The bottom and garboard have been encapsulated in fiberglass and epoxy for leak free trailering. She has a newer 15 hp Honda Four Stroke and recently had a center console installed.  Custom fit cover, fuel tank, included.


15′ Lowell Sailboat


Located: New Jersey

15’ Lowell’s Sailboat  Built in 1988. purchased in 2013 from the estate of the 2nd owner.

Sold new by Lowell’s in 1988 at a cost of $6875.00  This magnificent small vessel was completely wooded and professionally refinished in 2012 at a cost of over $8000.00  It presents nearly as new today,  with the refinishing work holding up well.   The bottom is fiberglassed cloth in epoxy resin and the top sides white is brushing Awlgrip.  There is a line of cracked white finish on the starboard side.  The sacrificial forefoot is showing some wear from the beach.   (These boats were designed to be sailed from the beach)  The Epiphanes varnish is holding up extremely well with no sign of deterioration, water intrusion, etc.         One of the oak thwarts is rotted.   I see no sign of deterioration in any of the others.  This has created no structural issues (it’s not framing, all of the framing is solid)  Includes sails, rigging, oars with rowlocks, fitted canvas cover. The 1988 Cox Trailer is also included. The trailer was fitted in 2013 with new tires,
wheels, bearings and hitch for 2” ball

 boat is equipped with a Sliding Gunter Rig with a loose footed main.   Rig can be stowed completely within the boat when the day is over.   The mast is easily stepped by one person.

The trailer is not included, but is optional

17′ Salisbury Point Skiff


Located: Maine

 17′ Salisbury Point Skiff built in 2001 at Lowell’s Boat Shop.  She is pine plank on oak frame with copper and bronze fasteners. The bottom and garboard have been encapsulated in fiberglass and epoxy for leak free trailering. She is a rowing model and has been well stored and meticulously maintained.  This is a freshwater boat and comes with a  Custom fit cover, aluminum trailer, and 2 sets of Shaw & Tenney oars


16′ Sailing Surf Dory


Located: St. Petersburg FL

16′ Lowell Boat Shop surf dory; row, sail, motor. Exact build year unknown.

This over 40 year old wood sailing dory is in excellent condition – garage kept.

She is White Pine on White Oak frames with Mahogany thwarts, transom, and trim. She is Copper clinch nailed. Spars are Fir.

She has a sprit rig for her original Egyptian Cotton sail in good condition with some stains.

Shaw and Tenney oars (2), bronze hardware, and a custom Continental beach launching tilt trailer (new 2012) are included.

She has an outboard motor well in the stern (no motor included). A Torqeedo electric motor is available extra. Located St. Petersburg, FL.

Would make a nice tender for a classic yacht. .



A 14 foot Lapstrake ‘Wheelbarrow” Skiff. Cedar on Oak. Designed by Pete Culler. Built by Lowell’s in 1978. In excellent condition, professionally maintained, sail rig complete. Comes with full sail rig, rudder, centerboard, trailer and a set of oars.  A very versatile and seaworthy craft. Sail, row, and launch from the beach in a snap!
See the ‘Complete Design Catalog-Pete Cullers Boats’ by John Burke for complete article and plans.



(Not built at Lowell’s Boat Shop)
Built 2016 from WoodenBoat plans
White oak frames, rub rail and stem
Mahogany transom, seats, breast hook and quarter knees.
Marine plywood bottom
Copper rivets and bronze fasteners
Oars included

2014 16′ Amesbury Skiff


Built last winter as the subject for an upcoming WoodenBoat Magazine article.  Cedar on Locust, copper and bronze fastened.  Varnished Mahogany transom.  Traditionally caulked bottom.  No engine but can be set up with tiller steer or a console can be easily added.