BUY A BOAT & SUPPORT MARITIME HERITAGE The Center for Wooden Boats frequently accepts boat donations. These boats are sometimes added to our collection of classic wooden boats, but more often they are sold to help us support our hands-on, on-the-water programs for kids of all ages. You can be a part of this tradition by donating or purchasing a boat at CWB!

Boats for sale are stored at our Seattle location, either on the docks or in off-site storage. Boats on our docks may be viewed anytime during CWB open hours. Simply ask for the vessel at our Front Desk to receive the keys. Boats that are located at off-site storage may be viewed by appointment.

PLEASE NOTE: We can not guarantee the accuracy of the descriptions / specifications, as often we rely on information from others. We are not responsible for listing errors. Buyers are asked to independently verify all descriptions / specifications prior to purchase.

Boats for Sale


14′ Old Town Osprey 140 Canoe

Almost like new.  Complete canoe outfit — canoe, Trailex aluminum street trailer, launching dolly, aluminum oars, wooden paddles, anchors.  Very light.

LOCATION: Off-site Storage

PRICE: $1,700


14′ Cosine Wherry Kit

Cedar strip / epoxy construction, full size templates, instruction book.  Just add fresh epoxy and your time.

LOCATION: Off-site Storage


Thompson 4

1968 17′ Thompson Runabout

Classic plywood lapstrake runabout.  70hp Johnson VRO outboard.  Calkins trailer.

LOCATION: Off-site Storage

PRICE: $4,250


1990 Island Packet 35

“Windswept”, cutter rig, fiberglass, LOA: 35′ 4″, Beam: 12′, Draft: 4′ 6″, Displacement: 17,500 lbs, Yanmar diesel 30hp, fuel: 48 gallons, water: 90 gallons, 6 gallon hot water heater, roller furled genoa, boomed staysail, Furuno radar with NavNet C-Map, Furuno Autohelm GPS C-Map, 3-burner stove with oven, Adler Barbour refrigeration system, Muir windlass, dodger, Webasto diesel furnace, Fireboy Halon 1301 automatic fire control system, interior and cockpit cushions.

LOCATION: South Lake Union

PRICE: $98,500

Wagemaker 3

1955 15′ Wagemaker Wolverine Seafarer

All original boat, motor, and trailer, straight out of 1955.  A twin cockpit beauty built in Grand Rapids, MI.  One family ownership.  35hp Evinrude with twin pressure tanks and electric start.  Molded plywood.  All varnished hull, upholstered seats, running lights.  All unrestored original in top condition..

LOCATION: Off-site Storage

PRICE: $9,750

H12 1

2004 Herreshoff H12-1/2 Gaff-rig “Water Lily”

The classic of classics.  Built by Cape Cod Shipbuilding Co. 2004.  Fiberglass hull.  15′ 10″ LOA, 5′ 10″ beam, 2′ 6″ draft, 12′ 6″ water line length.  Self-tending jib.  750lb lead keel, displacement 1,350lb, 140 sq ft. sail area.   2hp Honda 4-stroke outboard.  Full Cockpit cover.  Flotation Tanks.  Mahogany trim.  Sitka spruce spars.  Almost like new.

LOCATION: South Lake Union



18′ Iain Oughtred “John Dory”

With Milton Fancy (Nova Scotia) spoon oars, 2.5hp 4-stroke Yamaha outboard (brand new), 19′ Pacific boat trailer.

LOCATION: Off-site Storage


Freedom 1

1984 21′ Freedom sailboat

Fiberglass hull, fin keel, cat rig, un-stayed carbon fiber mast, 3 sails, 2-stroke long shaft outboard (different outboard motor than shown in photos), ready to win the Duck Dodge!

LOCATION: South Lake Union

PRICE: $3,200


1974 Ranger 29 sloop

Popular Northwest cruising sloop, fiberglass, Atomic 4 gas inboard with heat exchanger, propane range with oven, cabin heater, roller furling genoa, electric anchor windlass.

LOCATION: South Lake Union

PRICE: $8,750


19′ Wooden Lightning Sailboat

Retiring this Lightning from the Center’s fleet.  This sailboat hull includes spars, sails, rudder, centerboard.  No trailer.  No title.

LOCATION: Off-site Storage

PRICE: $1,950

Columbia 22

1969 22′ Columbia Sailboat

2-stroke outboard in cockpit well.  Roller-jib furling,

LOCATION: South Lake Union

PRICE: $1,795


19′ Wooden Lightning Sailboat (hull only)

We are retiring this hull from the Center’s fleet.  A great project for the do-it-yourself boat builder.  No rig, no trailer, no title, some hardware.

LOCATION: Off-site Storage

PRICE: $495


El Toro sailing pram with mylar sail

8′ plywood hull with complete sailing rig.

LOCATION: Off-site Storage