1. When is the museum in Wolfeboro open?  Seasonally, Memorial Day weekend in May through Columbus/Indigenous People’s Day in October.

2. Do you have group tour rates?  Yes. Go to Admissions for more info.

3. Where do I go for the Millie B boat ride?  The Millie B departs from the Wolfeboro Town Docks in the center of town. GPS: 11 South Main Street, 03894.

4. Where do I go for the Miss Lauren boat ride? The Miss Lauren departs from Paugus Bay in Laconia at North Water Marine.

Other frequently asked questions are related to parts and services for vintage and classic boats and motors.

In response, we have compiled a list of trusted vendors and do our best to keep this list up-to-date.

We would appreciate it if you mention that the New Hampshire Boat Museum sent you. Thank you.

Appraisals

Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors is an excellent resource to find the right appraiser for your antique or vintage boat. They have listings all over the world.

International Association of Marine Surveyors is another resource for finding the right appraiser for your boat.

 

Antique Engine Parts and Service

Trexler’s Marina: 15 Long Island Rd. Moultonborough, NH, 603-253-7315
They have factory-certified marine technicians servicing Volvo Penta, OMC Cobra Stern Drives, Suzuki, and Yamaha Outboards using the finest up-to-date equipment.  They also service Mercruiser Stern Drives, Johnson/Evinrude, Mercury, and Honda Outboards.  They also do canvas repair, accessory repair (such as electrical systems), and boat storage.

Goodhue Boat Co. at Shep Brown’s Boat Basin: 31 Lovejoy Sands Rd. Meredith, NH 03253, 603-279-4573
They have a computerized inventory to help you find the right part or they will locate your part if they do not have it in stock and ship it to you.

Antique Wooden Boat Service & Parts

Lakes Region Wooden Boats: 990 Center St. Wolfeboro Falls, NH, 603-569-5038 – lakesregionwoodenboats@gmail.com Contact: Rob Lawrence
Services: Complete restoration of wooden boats up to 30’, refinishing including paint and varnish, custom design and builds, custom design of gold leaf lettering, new engine installations, marine wiring, complete winter care, spring/summer launches, propeller and driveline servicing, custom trailers, re-chroming, and upholstery.

Runabout Restorations: Wolfeboro Falls, NH, 603-455-4249 •  runaboutrestorations@gmail.com • Contact: Charlie Wallace
Services: Complete restorations, fine finish work, engine work, regular maintenance, and additional service such as hardware. They also have a collection of vintage hardware for sale.

 

Fiberglass Boat Repair

Lane’s End Marine Service and Storage: 7 Lane’s End Rd, Melvin Village, NH (603) 544-2000

Unique Boat Restoration: 376 Whitter Highway, Moultonborough, NH, 603-253-3848

Canvas/Upholstery Repair

Ship Shape Marine Works: 26 Waterford Pl, Gilford, NH 03249, 603-528-7769.
The Canvas Guys: Route 11B, Laconia, NH 03246, 603-293-8151.

Village Canvas Co: 31 Foundry Ave. Meredith, NH 03253, 603-279-6717.
Canvas Plus: 46 Union Warf Rd. Mirror Lake, NH 03853, 603-569-2898.

Water Sport Rentals

Powerboats & Jet Ski’s
Fay’s Boat Yard: 71 Varney Point Rd. Gilford, NH 03249 (603) 293-8000
Glendale Marine: 17 Dock Road Gilford NH 03249 (603) 293-2207
Meredith Marina: 2 Bayshore Drive Meredith, NH 03253 (603) 279-7921
North Water Marine: 18 Endicott St. North, Laconia, NH 03246 (603) 366-4811
Trexler’s Marina At The Long Island: Bridge Neck Road, Moultonboro, NH (603) 253-7315
Melvin Village Marina: 463 Governor Wentworth Hwy, Melvin Village, NH (603) 544-3583
Winnisquam Marine: PO Box 250 Winnisquam, NH (603) 524-8380
Goodhue Boat Company: Locations on Lake Winnipesaukee, Ossipee Lake, and Lake Sunapee
Channel Marine: 96 Channel Lane, Weirs Beach, NH (603) 366-4801

Irwin Marine: 958 Union Ave, Laconia, NH (603) 524-6661

Canoe, Kayak & Paddleboard Rentals

Wild Meadow on Winnipesaukee: Route 25 Center Harbor, NH (603) 253-7536
Full Moon Paddleboard: 23 North Main Street Durgin Stables, Wolfeboro, NH (603) 569-MOON
Paddleboard lessons and rentals.

Sailboat Rentals
Fay’s Marina: Varney Point Rd. Gilford, NH 03249 (603) 293-8000.
They have an 18’ Catalina and a 26’ Pearson Sloop.
Dive Winnipesaukee, 4 North Main St., Wolfeboro, NH (603) 569-8080.

Waterskiing Rentals & Equipment
Sports & Marine ParaFUNalia: 44 Weirs Road, Gildord, NH (603) 293-8998.
They rent water skiing boats, paddleboards, wakeboards, kneeboards, and water skiing equipment.

Scuba Diving
Dive Winnipesaukee: 4 North Main St., Wolfeboro, NH (603) 569-8080.
Scuba lessons, equipment, training, and sessions.

The Museum is now CLOSED for the winter. Thank you for a great season!  See you in spring 2023. 

The Museum is now CLOSED for the winter. Thank you for a great season!  See you in spring 2023.