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Builders of wooden drift boats, wooden driftboat kits, river boats and wood boat kits.

Ray's River Dories wooden driftboat and boat kits are custom built to order, with painstaking attention to detail. Each component is carefully selected for its specific function and we use only the finest materials available. We carefully construct each river boat and boat kit as if it were to be our own. Wooden driftboats are referred to as wooden boats, riverboats, drift boats, guide boats, riverguide boats, dories, prams, McKenzie river boats, Rogue river boats, flyfishing boats and Power skiffs, we build them all.

If you are considering an assembled river boat or boat kit, you will find that we provide a durable product equaled by no other in the river boat industry. We have been in business since 1975 and are the only full time professional wood drift boat builders in existence today.

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See what customers have to say about us. "From start to finish your product and support was paramount. I truly believe that you (Rays River Dories) produce the finest wood boats and kits available. I would recommend your product (any style) to anyone considering (any model) a boat purchase. I would also urge them to challenge your materials, design, and finish with any other. I believe there is no other boat (hand crafted or alike) that can stand up to yours." – by Brad Preston

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We offer more river boat styles and wooden boat kits than any other manufacturer in the handmade wooden river boat industry.

Boats and Kits are custom built to order, with painstaking attention to detail. Each component Is carefully selected for Its specific function, and we use the finest materials available. The wood we use is marine grade Sapele African Mahogany plywood panels (BS 1088 Grade)

Reasons for using this type of high grade wood:

  • No Core Defects
  • No Core Gaps
  • More Ply's than standard
  • Beautiful Appearance

For PDF document of our complete price sheet "click here"

Use the pull down menu below to view our pricing and specifications of the various styles of riverboats and wooden boat kits offered.

Use the pull down menu below to make a selection:
Woodie Hindman, Rogue, Power skiff, Prams
For more information, free advice on boats and kits,
or orders you can reach us at:

PO BOX 19954
Portland, OR 97280

Preferred method of contact
is by Phone or Email:

(503) 244–3608

Cyrus Happy

Please do not send mail to the Street Address
3839 S.W. Multnomah Blvd.
Portland, Oregon 97280-0954


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