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′ Lowell Sailboat


Located: Texas

16’ Lowell’s Sailboat  Built in 2010.

Navigo Ergo Sum built by Graham McKay in 2010.  Cedar on oak with copper and bronze fastenings.  Bottom is encapsulated in Fiberglass and epoxy.  Boat is marconi rigged with a tabernacle mast that can be easily folded for transportation and storage.  Boat comes with sail rig, oars, rudder, and EZ Loader trailer.  This Lowell Sailboat has been freshwater sailed and garage stored.  Beautifully maintained by its owner.

17′ Salisbury Point Skiff


Located: Ames bury, MA

 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.