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

VG30 Mk2

Geoff Van Gorkom
Skill Level to Build: 
Intermediate to expert

If you're an amateur boat builder and are looking for a high performance racing project, the VG30 Mk2 kit-plan-package for you! The 30 footer has always been a popular and practical racing boat. Their owners enjoy great competition in both PHRF...

Abaco 23

Jacques Mertens
Skill Level to Build: 

Classic sport fishing boat in the style of the Abaco boats. A classic, smooth riding, variable deadrise hull finishing with 17 degrees deadrise at the transom.

Pilot Schooner 28

Reuel B. Parker
Skill Level to Build: 
Moderate (strip plank) to High (Cold-molded Lapstrake)

Swansea Pilot Schooner, flush-decked cruiser, based on the earliest type (late 18th/early 19th century). This vessel is intended for open ocean cruising.

Lumber Yard Skiffs

Walter Baron

LYS stands for Lumber Yard Skiff. These rugged flat bottom work skiffs were originally designed to be built using materials readily found in most lumber yards- underlayment plywood and spruce framing. Construction style was also kept simple,...

16' Perfect Skiff –Weld

Stephen Weld
Skill Level to Build: 
Intermediate to Advanced

The flat-bottomed skiff can be both the most and least refined craft afloat.

Popular by their ease of construction.

Construction: Plywood planking over bulkhead frames.

Alternative construction: Cross-planked bottom,...