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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Half Model Plan SHADOW

N. G. Herreshoff
Skill Level to Build: 
Basic to Intermediate

Compromise sloop designed by N.G. Herreshoff in 1871. The plans produce a model that is 19″ long. When you purchase the set of plans, you also receive instructions on building by the "lift" method, as well as a bit of historical information on...

DP 14'

Paolo Lodigiani
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The main priorities which lie at the base of the DP 14' design are: simplicity of construction, user friendliness (for single or double crew) and good performance - all of this with reasonable costs.

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.

Peeler Skiff

John C. Harris
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Designed by John C. Harris, this light but sturdy fishing and utility skiff—a “crab skiff,” as they’re known on the Chesapeake Bay—has been dubbed the “Peeler” after the Chesapeake slang for a local delicacy, soft-shell crabs. “There are so many...

65 ft Trawler

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This is a well tested design for long range ocean passages. It has a heavy steel hull and aluminum superstructure. Propulsion is by twin Cat engines driving open props protected by heavy skegs.