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

Mill Creek 16.5 Hybrid

Chesapeake Light Craft
Skill Level to Build: 
Intermediate/ Advanced

The Mill Creek 16.5 Hybrid combines the best qualities of stitch-and-glue plywood kayaks with the beauty of a cedar strip deck to create a wonderful high volume tandem kayak


Mark Smaalders
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32' Bermudan or gaff-rigged cutter for construction in wood and epoxy

Dix 43 PH by Alumar

Dudley Dix
Skill Level to Build: 
For both professionals and amateurs

Professionally Engineered Kits and Cutting Files available for Dix 38, Dix 43 PH, Dix 57, Dix 65. We also engineer kits to customer supplied plans and spec.


Paul R. Kotzebue, PE
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K-39 designed by Paul R. Kotzebue, PE. Light displacement plywood sloop with attractive double ended hull form and fractional sloop rig. Performance, style, and ease of construction.

Long Lake

Dave Kuperstein
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Light and fast, a 20' tortured plywood, decked dayboat: both a double kayak and a single scull in one hull. Her 'midship' section is similar to Aleut kayaks.

Martha's Tender

Joel White
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An easy-towing, easy-rowing tender featuring simple plywood construction and good capacity.

Construction: Plywood

No lofting is required

Plans include 3 sheets.

Newport Runabout

Nelson Zimmer
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This runabout reveals the influence of Zimmer’s association with John Hacker, and will require expert boatbuilders.

Construction: Batten-seam planking over sawn frames.

Lofting is required.

Plans include 4 sheets.

Texas Sled 18

Jacques Mertens
Skill Level to Build: 
some experience

The TX18 is an inverted vee boat, Hickman sled type designed for fishing the flats along the Gulf of Mexico or anywhere a shallow draft boat must go long distance in choppy seas.