The Mission of WoodenBoatsNJ

If beautiful wooden boats are your fantasy, WoodenBoatsNJ will help make your dream a reality. The mission of WoodenBoatsNJ is to encourage the preservation and use of stylish, antique and classic  boats. We specialize in the sale and purchase of all types of boats  and offer consultation services. Located at the head of Barnegat Bay in Ocean County, central New Jersey, and in Palm Beach, Florida, WoodenBoatsNJ is the source for the discriminating boater.


1955 24' Crosby "Lil Striper"1955 24'
Hull #33, Factory Fiberglassed Hull
240hp Gas Merc Cruiser installed 2000-less than 400 hrs
Draws 2 1/2', Excellent Cond. - in NJ
Call Norm Butler-908-614-0652



Bob O'Brien
was the founder of WoodenBoatsNJ, served wooden boat enthusiasts worldwide for 30 years, passed away on Dec 4th,2013.
Bill O'Brien, Son of Bob, is also a knowledgeable enthusiast of boats of all types and is well qualified to serve your boating needs. 
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Welcome Norm Butler.

"Our man in Annapolis".


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