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


Paolo Lodigiani
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SPHERA is a simple cruising boat, studied for the maximum ease of construction in relation to its size.

Half Model Plan PETREL

John Hyslop
Skill Level to Build: 
Basic to Intermediate

Cutter designed by John Hyslop in 1876. An early combination of English and American ideas, PETREL was designed according to the wave form theory.

You’ll receive 2 pages of plans historical information about the boat and step-by-step...


Paolo Lodigiani
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SCHEGGIA (designed to compete in 10 Foot Class – is narrow at waterline which makes it fast. Thanks to its flare sides stability increases considerably when the boat starts to hee

Slingshot 16

Frank Smoot
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Over the years, many of the folks who have visited my web site ( have requested building plans and most of those requests have been for “Laura’s Boat” - a 16′ trimaran that I originally built for my wife (who wanted one of her...

ROI 44


The boat is high performance light weight 44 feet catamaran:
Hull weight -4.5 t

The catamaran Build kit contains:

  1. A set of DXF drawing ready to be sent to a cutting facility or set of plans for hand cutting made of 27
  2. ...

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,...

Chesapeake 17

Chesapeake Light Craft
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The Chesapeake 17 is one of our most popular kits. Its handling qualities and speed combined with a large cockpit and voluminous stowage make it one of the most capable touring boats around.

20' 3" Sloop LITTLE GULL

Winthrop Warner
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Round-bottomed pocket cruiser with room for an inboard auxiliary and accommodations for two.

Construction: Carvel planked over steamed frames.

Alternative construction: Cold-molded or strip

Lofting is required.


7.2 Meter PAKETI

David Payne
Skill Level to Build: 
Intermediate to Advanced

This 24' Australian design provides three arrangements to choose from-a small cuddy, or two cabin styles.

Construction is plywood with a single hard-chine.

Construction: Plywood planking over sawn frames.