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Boat Donation Program

CBMM’s Boat Donation Program is one of the most reputable, highly-experienced operations in the region, giving you confidence in knowing the donation of your vessel is being handled by seasoned professionals. We accept all manner of craft year round, and unlike other non-profits, offer long-standing boat sales and lease/charter operations, as well as the much anticipated Charity Boat Auction held annually each Labor Day weekend.

We conduct transactions quickly and fairly, without the outside assistance or expense of a third-party organization. Whether you donate or buy a boat, 100% of the proceeds go toward supporting the children and adults served by our education, curatorial, and boatbuilding programs. Through your generosity, you are helping to assure the sustainability of the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum for future generations.

*Each individual’s situation is different. We encourage you to consult with your tax advisor to learn how the donation of your vessel to CBMM can benefit you.

For more information, please contact us directly.
Boat Donation Program Director: Lad Mills at 410-745-4942 or lmills@cbmm.org
Boat Donation Program Manager: Todd Taylor at 410-745-4990 or ttaylor@cbmm.org
To receive a no obligation evaluation of your boat for donation purposes, please contact us for a free assessment.

FREE BOAT ASSESSMENT

Annual Boat Auction

Held annually on Labor Day Weekend
Saturday, September 5, 2015
Gates open 8am; Tag Sale 9am; Beer & BBQ noon
NEW TIME: Auction Bidding begins at 11am
Advance bid deadline 5pm on Thursday, Sept. 3
Donate boat or items for tag sale by 5pm on Thursday, Sept. 3
PREVIEW HOURS: Friday, Sept., 4 from 2-5pm

CLICK HERE FOR INFO ON BOAT AUCTION

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PLEASE NOTE: All boats are for sale through July 31, 2015.

Boat sales will be suspended August 1, 2015 through September 4, 2015 in preparation for the Museum’s September 5, 2015 Charity Boat Auction, and will resume following the auction

July 29, 2015

#2325 – 1990 TROJAN 10.8 Meter Cabin Cruiser

1990 TROJAN 10.8 meter cabin cruiser. More info, photos, and price to come. The Museum makes the process of donating or buying a boat hassle-free. For further information about the Museum’s boat donation program or if you are looking for a …

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#2324 – 2004 12-ft Custom Built Wood Lapstrake Sailboat

2004 12-ft custom built wood lapstrake sailboat, 48″ beam, very traditional and ready to sail. Photos to come. $1,150. The Museum makes the process of donating or buying a boat hassle-free. For further information about the Museum’s boat donation program or …

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July 23, 2015

#2323 – 1996 CHAPARRAL 23 Cabin Motorboat

1996 Chaparral 23 cabin motorboat with 7.4 ltr Mercruiser in very clean condition, titled 2004 Venture trailer- MD 5375 BA.  Photos to come. $6,995. The Museum makes the process of donating or buying a boat hassle-free. For further information about …

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#2322 – 1980 SABRE 28 Sailboat

1980 SABRE 28 sailboat, perfect sail inv., Volvo diesel, electronics, fresh bottom. MD 5462 AF.   $7800  Click on image to enlarge. The Museum makes the process of donating or buying a boat hassle-free. For further information about the Museum’s boat …

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#2321 – 1998 WELLCRAFT WA230 Cabin Motorboat

1998  WELLCRAFT WA230 Cabin Motorboat with 200 hp Evinrude O/B engine. Price to come. Click on image to enlarge The Museum makes the process of donating or buying a boat hassle-free. For further information about the Museum’s boat donation program or …

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#2320 – 9-foot Sailing Dinghy

9-foot fiberglass sailing dinghy, complete with oars. Photos to come. $475 The Museum makes the process of donating or buying a boat hassle-free. For further information about the Museum’s boat donation program or if you are looking for a particular boat …

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July 22, 2015

#2319 – 1986 O’DAY 272 Sloop

1986 O’Day 272 sloop. $6,500. Click on image to enlarge. The Museum makes the process of donating or buying a boat hassle-free. For further information about the Museum’s boat donation program or if you are looking for a particular boat not …

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#2318 – 1973 BRISTOL 26 Sloop

1973 Bristol 26 Sloop, 9.9 Mercury 4 stroke o/b engine, MD 9840 AJ. Photos to come. $2,300. The Museum makes the process of donating or buying a boat hassle-free. For further information about the Museum’s boat donation program or if you are looking …

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#2317 – Irish Maid — 17ft Custom Traditional Sailing Craft

Irish Maid – 17ft custom traditional sailing craft with untitled storage trailer. Price to come.  Click on image to enlarge The Museum makes the process of donating or buying a boat hassle-free. For further information about the Museum’s boat donation program …

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#2316 – Custom Sailing/Rowing Dinghy

Custom sailing/rowing dinghy, Shaw & Tenny oars. Photos to come. $1,500. The Museum makes the process of donating or buying a boat hassle-free. For further information about the Museum’s boat donation program or if you are looking for a particular boat …

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