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.

 

830 results for All Boat Plans & Kits

19' Cat Schooner

Designer: 
William Garden
Skill Level to Build: 
Intermediate

The latest in Bill Garden’s idea of the perfect kid’s cruising boat.

Simple enough to be put together in the garage, salty enough to daydream on, and safe enough as well.

She’s quite a handsome double-ender, with a fixed keel....

9' 6" Nutshell Saling Kit

Designer: 
Joel White
Skill Level to Build: 
Oars, sail, small outboard

Our pre-cut kits are cut by computer-guided routers to provide you with accurate parts. And, the kits come with just about everything needed except the elbow grease.

The ladder frame—the “foundation” of the boat—is now included with the...

15' 0" Hiawatha

Designer: 
Ted Moores
Skill Level to Build: 
novice

The Hiawatha is a general purpose recreational canoe of light displacement, designed in the tradition of contemporary American cruisers. A good solo canoe, it is also very fast and responsive.

Abaco 23

Designer: 
Jacques Mertens
Skill Level to Build: 
experience

Classic sport fishing boat in the style of the Abaco boats. A classic, smooth riding, variable deadrise hull finishing with 17 degrees deadrise at the transom.

Catboat

Designer: 
Andrew Walters
Skill Level to Build: 
Advanced

In the winter of 2012 a very good friend leant me an old copy of Nautical Quarterly. An article about Catboats caught my attention — I was and still am taken by their beautiful lines.

I decided to design one with the aim of building it...

Arctic Hawk

Designer: 
Mark A. Rogers
Skill Level to Build: 
Intermediate/ Advanced

As much functional sculpture as sea kayak, the Arctic Hawk™ could be the most refined stitch-and-glue watercraft anywhere in the world.

18' Swampscott, JOHN DORY

Designer: 
Iain Oughtred
Skill Level to Build: 
Basic to Intermediate

A refinement of the traditional Swampscott working dory for recreational use.

Plans include nine different rigs.

Construction: Glued lapstrake plywood over sawn frames.

Alternative construction: Traditional dory construction...

Fox 16' Sloop LIVELY

Designer: 
Uffa Fox
Skill Level to Build: 
Advanced

Lively, fast, planing racer/daysailer

Construction: Double-diagonal planking over steamed frames.

Alternative construction: Cold-molded.

Lofting is required.

Plans include 4 sheets.

13' 4" Melonseed skiff

Designer: 
Marc Barto
Skill Level to Build: 
Intermediate

Lapstrake-plywood daysailer with a shapely wineglass transom, unstayed sprit rig, and wide, flat, keels for easy trailering.

Construction: Lapstrake plywood planking over steam-bent frames.

Alternative construction: Cold-molded or...