Published DateWOLFEBORO — Wanting to sell your boat this summer? The New Hampshire Boat Museum in Wolfeboro has the perfect venue for you at their New England Vintage Boat Auction to be held Saturday, July 13 on the Museum grounds starting at 10 a.m.
The Museum is actively seeking consignments and donations for this sale. For more information on how to consign or donate a boat visit the homepage on the museum's website at nhbm.org.
The museum, a not-for-profit organization, is seeking a wide variety of boats as well as boat or lake-related items. The auction draws hundreds of bidders each year making it a great way to sell a boat. Boats will be promoted ahead of time on the website nhbm.org. There are also preview opportunities on Friday, July 12 from noon-5 p.m. and Saturday from 8-10 a.m.
A typical selection of boats the museum seeks for auction include wooden, vintage or classic, fiberglass, canoes, sailboats and kayaks in conditions ranging from excellent to good and useable to project boats. Small items such as outboard motors and boating accessories are also sought.
In addition, items including rustic camp items or lake memorabilia, water skis, camp tables, chairs, stools, lamps, decoys, as well as decorative items such as lake prints and watercolors are sought.
While the museum accepts consignments, they are also seeking donations. Donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. The donor receives a tax credit, while the proceeds from the sale benefit the Boat Museum.
Bruce MacLellan, Auction Chair said, "The Vintage Boat Auction is a great place for those who want to sell their boats and boating items to a large group of interested buyers from throughout the Northeast at a good price. In addition, whether consigning or donating, you will be helping the New Hampshire Boat Museum with their largest fundraiser of the year."