Boats For Sale



16′ Amesbury Skiff (built for Wooden Boat Magazine)

(built 2014)

$13,500 reduced to $11,995

Located: Massachusetts

 16’ Lowell Amesbury Skiff, built for Wooden Boat Magazine’s Sept/Oct. 2014 Issue
Cedar planking, locust frames/rails/stem, mahogany transom.

Including in sale: trailer (used), 35 hp tohatsu motor (2016), steering wheel, white cedar floor decks, bronze cleats, automatic bilge pump, anchor and dock lines.

12′ Lowell’s Tender

$3,500 (SOLD)

Located: Massachusetts

 12’ Lowell’s Tender built in 2005. Cedar planking on oak frames. Bottom and garboards replaced and fiber-glassed this past winter.  Nice stable tender, could be converted for sail.

20′ Lowell’s Sailing Dory


Located: New Hampshire

This boat comes with:

Gunter rig with mainsail and jib

Rudder and tiller with protective bags

Two sets of Shaw and Tenny ten foot oars with protective bags

Mercury Eight horsepower outboard motor

Custom Trailer

16′ Sailing Surf Dory

(built 1994)


Located: New Hampshire

Immaculately kept and maintained, this elegant dory was built in 1994. She is cedar on oak with mahogany seating and thwarts. Her bright work and finish have been kept up perfectly. She has a standing lug rig with jib, a sailing rudder and one with an electric propulsion system for silent cruising. She has a fiber glassed bottom and garboard for dry sailing. Boat has lockers fore and aft and comes with newer trailer, oars, cover, etc. This is a truly immaculate sailing dory

16′ Amesbury/Palmer Skiff

(circa 1952)


Located: Connecticut

 15’9” Lowell Amesbury Skiff, originally built for fishing
Oringinal 10hp Palmer inboard gas engine
Pine plank, oak frame, mohagony seats & engine cover
2 oars (retrofit)
Original service manuals & engine seal included

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

17′ Salisbury Point Sailing Skiff

$7,000 (obro)

Located: Charleston, SC

 17′ Salisbury Point Skiff built in 1994 at Lowell’s Boat Shop.  She is pine and mahogany plank on oak frame with copper and bronze fasteners. The bottom and garboard have been encapsulated in fiberglass and epoxy for leak free trailering.  has all of the original components including all 4 oars and other items that I’m not familiar with that I included in the pictures in the previous email. It has been stored indoors and is in terrific condition with no visible damage. It also has a full size cover for it. Based on your information, asking price will be $7000 with a trailer and negotiable without one. Open to any reasonable offers, but buyer will be responsible for shipping if necessary

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. .



(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

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