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

Goeller 12' Dinghy

Frederick Goeller
Skill Level to Build: 

Round-bottomed, transom stern, centerboard, 2-4 daysailing.

Contruction: Carvel planked over steamed frames

Alternative contruction: Lapstrake, strip or cold-molded

Lofting is required

Plans include 3 sheets

Ben Garveys

Doug Hylan
Skill Level to Build: 
beginner to intermediate

BEN GARVEYS - Ben 15' 9", Big Ben 19' Fine boatyard skiffs or small harbor ferries. A pair of boats that will feel right at home on the working waterfront.

Y-DS 650

Carsten Weber
Skill Level to Build: 
semi skilled

day- weekendsailer for coastal cruising in radial chine plywood construction

Deep V Inboard - Donzi Inspired

Classic Wooden Boat Plans
Skill Level to Build: 

Based on the Donzi Sweet 16, this little treasure boasts a generous deep V at the transom allowing for smoother running and bad weather handling. Available as an outboard and inboard it an easily tow-able boat that will bring you home and take...

18' 8" Mackinaw

Nelson Zimmer
Skill Level to Build: 
Intermediate to Advanced

An open shoal-draft centerboarder suitable for rowing, daysailing, or coastal cruising.

Construction: Carvel planked over steamed frames

Alternative construction: Lapstrake, strip, or cold-molded

Lofting is required


12' WEE ROB Canoe

Iain Oughtred
Skill Level to Build: 
Basic to intermediate

Light, elegant double-paddle canoe for glued-seam lapstrake construction.

Can be built 12′, 13′ 7″, or 15′ 2″ from the same set of plans.

Construction: Glued lapstrake plywood.

Alternative construction: Traditional...




The accommodation could be laid out in many ways and this boat is ideal if you would like to customize your own interior. This is a fast cruising design.

Workstar 640 Workboat

Rob Humphreys Yacht Design/Working Boats UK Ltd
Skill Level to Build: 
Advanced - welding skills in aluminium

An update of the traditional garvey, the Workstar 640 is a capable and proven small workboat, all-welded construction from marine aluminium alloy and extrusions. The Workstar 640 was designed by Rob Humphreys Yacht Design and put into production...

Digger 17

Paul (PAR) Riccelli
Skill Level to Build: 

Digger 17 is a classic form of flats skiff, seen working along every shore. Designed for modest power, she can get into the shallowest water and carry a hefty load.