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

Thomson 11' Skiff

Asa Thomson
Skill Level to Build: 

Flat-bottomed rowing skiff elegant enough for a yacht tender.

Construction: Cross-planked bottom, lapstrake sides

No lofting is required

Plans include 1 sheet.

Pretty Marsh

Doug Hylan
Skill Level to Build: 
intermediate to advanced

Good performance with modest horsepower, a soft and predictable ride. I/O or outboard, 80-200hp.

Northeaster Dory

John C. Harris
Skill Level to Build: 

The Northeaster Dory is small enough to be rowed singly, but big enough for tandem rowing with two adults. Even four adults have comfortable seating. Performance rowers may add a sliding seat.


John Welsford
Skill Level to Build: 
Basic woodworking

High capacity yacht tender with sailing ability. Exceptional stability, suited to beginner boatbuilders

Tammie Norrie

Iain Oughtred
Skill Level to Build: 
Intermediate to Advanced

Construction — Glued lapstrake clinker plywood. Alternative construction —Traditional plank, cold molded and strip plank. No Lofting required. Plans include 7 sheets with instructions. Sail Area — Lug 65 sq. ft. Sloop 84 sq. ft. Yawl 81 sq. ft....

Romany 34 sailing catamaran

Woods Designs
Skill Level to Build: 

This is a larger version of my 28ft Gypsy sailing catamaran and is a 34′ offshore cruiser. It has essentially the same cuddy as Gypsy as that has proven a comfortable size for a couple and occasional guests. However the hulls are much larger and...

Half Model Plan SHADOW

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 information on...