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.


835 results for All Boat Plans & Kits

Marsh Hen

Doug Hylan
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MARSH HEN offers seaworthy and seakindly performance, good speeds with modest horsepower, and handsome looks. Her plywood construction is more accessible to amateur builders.

32' MYSTIC Sharpie Ketch

Edward S. Brewer
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This 32′ double-ended sharpie ketch will provide the amateur builder with a shoal-draft cruising boat of simple construction.

Construction: Plywood planking over sawn frames.

Lofting is required.

Plans include 4 sheets....


Paolo Lodigiani
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NINFA is a medium-size kayak, easy to use also for beginners. Versatility is its main characteristic: ideal for excursions in calm waters on the sea as well as in moderately difficult rivers.

Half Model Plan WAVE

Cornelius Gorman
Skill Level to Build: 
Basic to Intermediate

Wide, shallow racing sloop designed by Cornelius Gorman in 1878. The plans produce a model that is 21″ long.

You’ll receive 3 pages of plans historical information about the boat and step-by-step instructions for half-hull building,using...

The Open Boat

Jim Flood
Skill Level to Build: 
Very low

This is a design for a basic hull made from one piece of closed cell foam 1m x 4m x 50mm thick. The trade name is Plastazote and there is a distributor in the USA.

The hull can be used to develop a rowing skiff, canoe, kayak or sailing...


Paul R. Kotzebue, PE
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Modified 75 Square Meter Skerry Cruiser


Nick Schade
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The Coot is a handy little yacht tender with a lot of capacity. The “pram” style design has transoms at boat ends, this provides a lot of capacity in a short length and has the added benefit for the first-time wooden boat...

Quattro 16

Woods Designs
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a 16ft ply/epoxy beach cat available as plans from the designers or from Wooden Boat magazine