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.


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Design 077

George Whisstock
Skill Level to Build: 
Well organized beginner

The baby of our pocket cruiser range, Design 077 is a remarkably robust and sea-kindly small cruising sail boat. Available as a gaff yawl or gunter rig cutter.

She is very straightforward to build on five ring frames and a backbone,...

Orca 21

Evan Gatehouse
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A serious extended expedition touring kayak, double or triple, designed to carry a large load safely and with ample stability.

S&S 40

Sparkman & Stephens
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Design No. 1767, 28'-9" W.L. ocean racing auxiliary sloop (RORC)


Bruce Roberts-Goodson
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Spray 55 - STEEL PLANS & FRAME PATTERNS Many examples of this design can be found cruising in various parts of the world. Specially designed for Multi Chine Steel Construction.


Paolo Lodigiani and Matteo Costa
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The Blitz420 sportive dinghy. The sleek lines and narrow hull makes it fast and fun, especially with weak and medium winds. The boat offers a great stability using the two outer wings, both as a springboard for the balance of the boat in...

Kahuna Nui

Mark Smaalders
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Kahuna Nui is intended for extended offshore cruising and living aboard. She is available as a sailing auxiliary or as a motorsailer with an enclosed pilothouse. She has a canoe hull for ease of construction, with a full keel for strength and...


Orca Canoes & Kayaks Ltd.
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Hyak is a single kayak designed for multi-day excursions and recreational racing.

27' 6" Sloop, Controversy

Mt. Desert Yacht Yard
Skill Level to Build: 
Intermediate to Advanced

This design has a built-down keel to provide a deeper bilge, a centerboard housed entirely within the ballast keel, and a straight sheer.

Construction: Strip-planked over bulkhead / frames

Lofting is required.

Plans include...

18' Swampscott, JOHN DORY

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...