--> Matthews Boats was the Marquee Class for the Bell Harbor Rendezvous 2012!


Matthews Boat Company, a brief history of an exceptional boat company that built exceptional boats from 1890 until the mid-1970's.

Scott J. Matthews, a brief biography of the man who founded the Matthews Boat Company and who designed and built Matthews boats for many decades.

Detroit, built in 1912, the first gasoline-powered vessel to cross the Atlantic Ocean unassisted was a 35-foot Matthews boat with a crew of four.

Matthews Boat Owners Association, great information about other Matthews boats and the history of the Matthews Boat Company.

Powerboats - the American Classics: MATTHEWS BOATS by George S. Nammack               


Onward: Scott Matthews Voyage of Discovery from Peter Huston on Vimeo.

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15 records found.
Name Designer Year Length Fleet


1965 60' Non-Member


1959 42' Non-Member Bubbles


1931 38' Pacific Northwest


1963 45' Pacific Northwest Endeavor


1949 40' Non-Member


1925 39' Non-Member


Carl Matthews 1956 42' Pacific Northwest Greta

Pied Piper

Scott Matthews 1939 40' Pacific Northwest Pied Piper

Prime Time

1949 40' Non-Member

St. Brendan

Scott Matthews 1947 40' Pacific Northwest St. Brendan

Starlight Express

Matthews 1956 42' Pacific Northwest Starlight Express

Susan Gayle

1952 41' Northern California Susan Gayle


1966 45' Non-Member Tiva 1966 Matthews 45

True Grit

1957 42' Northern California


1937 38' Southern California