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

Milford 20

Neville Watkinson & Mark Fitzgerald
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The Milford 20 is a trailer-able shoal draft sharpie schooner modelled on the New Haven sharpies of the late 19th. century. It was inspired by Mark Fitzgerald’s FLORIDAYS design, as published in Reuel Parker’s Sharpie Book and featured in...


Andrew Walters and Frank Smoot
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Design Background

Insider is the product of my third collaborative venture with Frank Smoot, the designer and builder of some of the best small sailing trimarans around ( We both...

Half Model Plan Hattie

Documented by Martin C. Erismann
Skill Level to Build: 
Basic to Intermediate

A working Friendship Sloop, or Maine sloop-boat, documented by Martin C. Erismann at the turn of the century. The plans produce a model that is 15″ long.

You’ll receive 2 pages of plans historical information about the boat and step-by-...

Pax 18

John C. Harris
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These completely new designs were developed at CLC in response to a growing constituency of skilled paddlers seeking waterborne sports cars for racing, exercise, or just plain fun.

Northwest Passage

Dave Kuperstein
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NWP is a very low-drag touring kayak intended for paddlers weighing 150-200 pounds. Built from 4 mm plywood, in a garage, you can build two for the price of one kit! Heavier? try NWP XL.


Wayne Barrett
Skill Level to Build: 
basic skills

M80, is a simple to build plywood trailable trimaran, plans are very complete and include DXF files for CNC cutting.

A standard folding system is used to faciltate trailing by road at a folded width of 2450mm.

The interior...

Lion 600

Unik Yachts

600 Lion Yacht project despite its small size, has a spacious interior, and allows you to comfortably make trips to the inland waters and coastal seas.

The yacht can be easily transported on a trailer behind a car, and it opens up the...

12' Catspaw Dinghy

Joel White and N.G. Herreshoff
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An open boat that rows with ease and swiftness and is stiff enough under sail to stand up to a breeze.

Construction: Carvel planked over steamed frames

Alternative construction: Lapstrake or strip

No lofting is required...