Boat Plans & Kits

If you are a designer who offers plans, or kit boats, we invite you to enter your information in the Directory of Boat Plans & Kits. There is no charge! This is for boats of ANY hull material. And if you’re in the market for a boat to build, this is a fine place to start.

 

826 results for All Boat Plans & Kits

Half Model Plan SHADOW

Designer: 
N. G. Herreshoff
Skill Level to Build: 
Basic to Intermediate

Compromise sloop designed by N.G. Herreshoff in 1871.

The plans produce a model that is 19″ long.

When you purchase the set of plans, you also receive instructions on building by the "lift" method, as well as a bit of historical...

12' WEE ROB Canoe

Designer: 
Iain Oughtred
Skill Level to Build: 
Basic to intermediate

Light, elegant double-paddle canoe for glued-seam lapstrake construction.

Can be built 12′, 13′ 7″, or 15′ 2″ from the same set of plans.

Construction: Glued lapstrake plywood.

Alternative construction: Traditional...

19' Cat Schooner

Designer: 
William Garden
Skill Level to Build: 
Intermediate

The latest in Bill Garden’s idea of the perfect kid’s cruising boat.

Simple enough to be put together in the garage, salty enough to daydream on, and safe enough as well.

She’s quite a handsome double-ender, with a fixed keel....

22'4" Dragonfly

Designer: 
Skill Level to Build: 
some experience required

The boat is nice to row - a good combination of tippy enough for an intermediate, yet after a few days a novice will get the hang of it.

Shearwater 14

Designer: 
Eric Schade
Skill Level to Build: 
Beginner/Intermediate

The Shearwater is an eye-catching, light and fast cruiser that does many things well. It is a strong contender for the budget-minded paddler looking to answer the 'if I could only have one kayak' need

Workstar Fisherman

Designer: 
Rob Humphreys Yacht Design/Working Boats UK Ltd
Skill Level to Build: 
Basic

This is a refreshing new approach to kit boats. This is modern wooden boatbuilding. An update of the traditional garvey, the Workstar Fisherman is handsome, fast, seaworthy and safe. Prefix System® kit boats are a very affordable way to get...

Jimmy Skiff

Designer: 
Chesapeake Light Craft
Skill Level to Build: 
Beginner/Intermediate

Before the advent of the outboard motor, rowing/sailing skiffs were common on Chesapeake Bay. They were used for crabbing, fishing, transporting goods, and enjoying summer evenings with a friend.

15' 9" Huron Cruiser

Designer: 
Bear Mountain Boats
Skill Level to Build: 
novice

The lines for this canoe were taken from an original 'Huron' built in cedar/canvas by the Peterborough Canoe Company. It was a second grade model in a series of Cruiser canoes that measured from 16'x33" to 18'x37". "They have good carrying...

11' 9" Acorn Skiff

Designer: 
Iain Oughtred
Skill Level to Build: 
Basic to Intermediate

Elegant, lightweight, sailing/rowing skiff .

Construction: Glued lapstrake plywood .

Alternative construction: Carvel, strip.

No lofting is required.

Plans include 6 sheets and instruction booklet.