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

Chester Yawl

John C. Harris
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Traditional "Whitehall" elegance in a stitch-and-glue kit. For casual single and tandem rowing, we do not believe there is a better build-your-own-boat kit than the Chester Yawl.


Paolo Lodigiani and Matteo Costa
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PALOMA is a simple, traditional and versatile boat which has been designed in three versions, as a small cruiser, as an open daysailer and as a motorboat.


Charles Wittholz
Skill Level to Build: 
Intermediate to Advanced

A big, healthy, open skiff with sophisticated lines. Construction: Strip planking over sawn frames; double diagonal bottom. Alternative construction: Plywood lapstrake topsides. Lofting is required. Plans include 6 sheets

7' 7" Nutshell Rowing Kit

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

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

NKS 36

Skill Level to Build: 
MIDIUM professional

36′ Center console boat with 10′ beam. Double air ventilated bottom steps. Twin or triple outboards or twin inboards.

13' Sailing Peapod

Doug Hylan
Skill Level to Build: 
Basic to Intermediate

A most elegant lapstrake, plywood peapod for oar and sail.

Full-sized mold patterns are included.

Construction: Glued-lapstrake plywood.

Alternative construction: Traditional lapstrake.

No lofting is required.


Puget Sound Cruiser

Colin Wood
Skill Level to Build: 
Simple construction, moderate build time.

Originally designed for WoodenBoat Magazine’s Design Competition II, Puget Sound Cruiser is an efficient, rugged, comfortable cruiser that can sleep two comfortably, or four in a pinch.

Sassafras 12

Chesapeake Light Craft
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An ultralight solo pack canoe weighing in at 26 lbs. Carry the boat in one hand, your paddle in the other.