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


John Welsford
Skill Level to Build: 
Basic woodworking

Light plywood lapstrake sports rowing boat, can carry a small outboard motor, quick and easy build. Built in bouyancy tanks.

Bezier 12.5

Dennis Schaffer
Skill Level to Build: 

The design objective of the “Bezier 12.5” was to achieve the beauty and style of a classic day sailor using aluminum as the construction material. This curvy true round hull was designed using the latest computer technology and built using...


Nick Schade
Skill Level to Build: 

Lightweight strip-planked solo double-paddle canoe

Zimmer 21' Gaff Sloop

Nelson Zimmer
Skill Level to Build: 
Intermediate to Advanced

Centerboard sloop with inside ballast and two settee berths for coastal cruising.

Construction: Carvel planked over sawn frames.

Alternative construction: Strip.

Lofting is required.

Plans include 5 sheets.


N. G. Herreshoff
Skill Level to Build: 
skilled amateur

Under license from the MIT's Hart Nautical Collections, Doug Hylan and Maynard Bray have collaborated to produce a highly detailed builder's package for this N. G. Herreshoff classic daysailer.

BRANDO Footy Plans

Flavio Faloci

The “Footy” class, for boats which fit within a 12″ x 6″ box.

We think you’ll find this design completely irresistable.

Designed by Flavio Faloci a naval architect based in Genova, Italy, BRANDO includes 12 pages of plans,...

13' 4" Melonseed skiff

Marc Barto
Skill Level to Build: 

Lapstrake-plywood daysailer with a shapely wineglass transom, unstayed sprit rig, and wide, flat, keels for easy trailering.

Construction: Lapstrake plywood planking over steam-bent frames.

Alternative construction: Cold-molded or...