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


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The input was “design a pure cruising boat”.

The boat has wide internal volumes, limited draft, average/high displacement and sailing area which do not require a continuos sail change.

The hull lines have been developed both to...

Slingshot 16

Frank Smoot
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Over the years, many of the folks who have visited my web site ( have requested building plans and most of those requests have been for “Laura’s Boat” - a 16′ trimaran that I originally built for my wife (who wanted one of her...

Navcat Camper

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Naviculus has teamed up with well known Australian Camper supplier Trayon to provide the camping experience on a boat. The boat is a simple open deck catamaran of wooden construction and with Torqeedo electric propulsion. The trayon camper can...

Merry Wherry

Ron Mueller
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The Merry Wherry is a friendly choice for recreational rowing. 15ft single rower. There’s not another boat like it- a fifteen year heritage of continual refinement. She's stable and friendly to all rowers new and ol

Mill Creek 16

Chesapeake Light Craft
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The Mill Creek 16.5™ is enormously popular because it can be used in so many ways. Not only can you paddle it as a single or a double, but you can sail it, or add a sliding-seat rowing unit.

Eastport Pram

John C. Harris
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It rows, it tows and it sails; it's a convenient 7' 9" long and easy on the eyes; and it's a wonderful kit to build, taking a novice only 40-50 hours to assemble plus a little more for finishing.

20' Spalding Utility Launch

Eliot Spalding
Skill Level to Build: 
Intermediate to Advanced

Rugged little launch with generous beam.

Construction features a traditional backbone of bolted-up oak, steam-bent frames and strip-planking. Four different arrangements are shown.

Construction: Strip-planked over steam-bent frames...

13' 9" Willy Winship

John Atkin
Skill Level to Build: 
Basic to Intermediate

Flat-bottomed sailing skiff. Plans options include cross-planked or plywood bottom.

Construction: Cross-planked bottom, lapstrake sides

Alternative constuction: Plywood, glued lapstrake plywood

Lofting is required