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Free Boats

This category is exclusively for boats being offered for FREE!

Runabout for free.

This boat is in pretty good shape, except for some soft wood in the transom and keel. Repair is beyond my capabilities, but it is much too nice to cut up!

Fantail stern catboat free to good home. Needs work.

Free to an individual who wants a unique piece of Lake Union wooden boat building history. This vessel is transportable as her hull is sound. She needs a new transom, deck, and house.

34 foot LOA Gieiger Vigilant sloop

1947 Geiger Vigilant class sloop available for restoration.

Ted Brewer Carib 32′ LOA, 9′ 6″ beam, 4′ 8″ draft. Strip-plank, epoxy glued white cedar, white oak keel, deadwood, floors, etc. Hull planked, very fair, in very good condition.


Do you know anyone that likes projects? 1964, 40′ Owens power yacht, wood hull. Hull and bottom was rebuilt by expert carpenter with 2-3″ of epoxy between two 1/2″ sheets of marine plywood.

Custom-built 65′ Pirate Ship. Boat is built of Greenheart and cypress. Very strong; the boat was never finished; owner can not complete. Currently in water. Located in Maryland. 410-426-5341.

Northeast Harbor A-boat

1926 26′ Rice Bros.-built Northeast Harbor A-boat “Don Q” A 32, one of 50. Boat has sheerplank and garboard removed, as well as the deck and cockpit. Needs a total rebuild.

Intact, but in rough condition. Free to a good home. 631-204-7547. East Hampton, NY.

Grebe Helm

This lady is rough but all the pieces are there and original. Twin Gray 6-71s S/N 166 and 167
Mahogany over white oak.

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