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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In line with the current standard projects, the Start 100 was born by the need to offer spacious interiors to cruisers not necessarily for long cruises in sheltered waters.

The hull construction is made of longitudinal structure in...

Half Model Plan MINERVA

William Fife, Jr.
Skill Level to Build: 
Basic to Intermediate

Cutter designed by William Fife Jr., in 1888.

The plans produce a model that is 28″ in length.

You’ll receive 3 pages of plans historical information about the boat, step-by-step instructions and full-sized patterns for each lift...

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


17' 9" Freedom

Steve Killing
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The Freedom series has gained back the turning ability found in traditional canoe shapes, without sacrificing the speed of the modern hull

16' Pearl by Anders Boats

Tim Anders
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The 16′ Pearl is truly a boat that will make you say “WOW!” Enjoy the the smooth ride of this 30 degree deep-vee hull commonly only found on large performance boats, all at a fraction of the cost.

This easy to construct boat will give...

Optimist Dinghy Template Plans

Clark Mills
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If you are considering building a wood-epoxi Optimist dinghy, you will definitely need our Optimist Dinghy Template Plans.

The Optimist Dinghy Template Plans not only contain the description and dimensions of each and every part, all...

Merry Wherry Two

Ron Mueller
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Designed For Capacity The Merry Two is the versatile Merry - row with a partner, take a friend as a passenger, or row by yourself - perfect for the larger rower. Or tour as Matt Kirchoff did with his son, on a one month trip exploring the outer...


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VOYAGER DS 655 WOOD / EPOXY, Fiberglass or Steel.

The cockpit extends from inside the 'dog house' with 5 ft sitting headroom though to near the transom as shown. Engine is under the dog house.