As you may know, Mrs. Horne and I have taken the lead to raise funds to help the Mattapoisett Boat Yard rebuild – bigger and better than ever.

The stage is set for an incredible Thursday evening at The Bay Club in Mattapoisett, where the silent auction will conclude, and the top money items will go to a live auction. By the way, the October 20 event is SOLD OUT, and we have several names on the waitlist.

The Online Auction

We have used an online auction site to allow online bidding before the in-person event.

Click to visit the online auction site.

At this point, it’s well-stocked with over 70 great items. We’ve already raised almost $20,000 in early bidding, but a lot items have yet to receive a single bid!

Great Auction Items for Boaters

Among the wonderful stuff available for bidding are a dozen great items for boaters. Half of these items have no bids, and except for the dockwa bucks and Edgartown Guest Privileges, none are currently going for anywhere near their market value.

Please check out the items below. If you think you might be interested in any of them or staying at any of the excellent marinas listed, make an opening bid.

You may get a great bargain, and if not, you’ll be helping us “move the ball” toward rebuilding the Mattapoisett Boat Yard (you may also find some other great items on the site that aren’t specifically for boaters.)

Here are many great boating items in the auction, along with a link to place a bid. All you need to do is create an account with your name, phone number, and email address.

If your bid wins, we’ll contact you to arrange for payment and pickup.

Annual Membership to Massachusetts Marine Trade Association

Boat Picnic Aboard True North

Dockage – Safe Harbor Newport

Dockage – Safe Harbor Plymouth

Garmin GPSMAP® 743xsv (7”)

Guest Privileges – Edgartown Yacht Club

Kingman Yacht Center

Solar Power Kit for Boat (60 Watt)

Solar Power Kit for Boat (100 Watts)

South Coast Soda Blasting


$1000 dockwa Bucks