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

PT Eleven nesting dinghy

Russell Brown
Skill Level to Build: 
attentive amateur + (need basic woodworking skills as a minimum)

The PT 11 is a very versatile boat. It rows, sails, and motors and it does all those things exceptionally well. It also nests for carrying on the deck of your sailboat or in the back of a vehicle. Designed with serious cruising in mind, our aim...

Malabar II

John Alden
Skill Level to Build: 

An oceangoing auxiliary cruiser featuring stout but simple carvel construction.

Construction: Carvel planked over steamed frames

Lofting is required

Plans include 5 sheets.


John Welsford
Skill Level to Build: 
Beginner to Intermediate

Harbor Woodworks offers custom kits and boats, tailored to your specifications and desired level of completion. We ship to the U.S. and Canada.

Some of John's comments follow --

“Had an enquiry from a liveaboard couple who needed...

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,...

Shine Skiff 17

Ignacio Lopez
Skill Level to Build: 
only minimal experience

Concept: The SS17 is a general purpose, light weight skiff. Layout and building options include but limited: open skiff with tiller outboard (shown in plans), small center console, or side console. The Shine Skiff 17 can be built with wood core...

Sassafras 12

Chesapeake Light Craft
Skill Level to Build: 

An ultralight solo pack canoe weighing in at 26 lbs. Carry the boat in one hand, your paddle in the other.


Paolo Lodigiani
Skill Level to Build: 

ZEN is a very simple 10 Foot boat ( particularly narrow and therefore unstable. It is not the right boat for a beginner but, in the hands of a good helmsman, it may be fast.