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Skerrieskiff 17' profile

Construction - Glued Lapstrake clinker plywood.

No Lofting required.

Plans include 5 sheets with instructions.

Sail Area - 67 sq. ft.




Skerrieskiff 15' profile

Construction - Glued lapstrake clinker plywood.

No Lofting required.

Plans include 5 sheets with instructions.

Sail Area - 60 sq. ft.




Penny Fee profile

Construction - Glued lapstrake plywood.

Alternative construction - Traditional, cold-molded and strip plank.

No Lofting required.

Plans include 8 sheets.

Sail Area - Lug 87 sq. ft.

Sloop 104 sq. ft.




16' Haven 12 1/2 Class profile

A handsome daysailer based on the Herreshoff 12 1/2, but modified for a centerboard.

The “12” refers to the waterline length.

Seating capacity: 3-6.

Construction: Carvel planked over steam-bent frames.




20' Catboat, MADAM TIRZA profile

A small daysailer/cruiser with berths for two.

Construction: Plywood planking over sawn frames.

Lofting is required.

Plans include 8 sheets.




Fox 16' Sloop LIVELY profile

Lively, fast, planing racer/daysailer

Construction: Double-diagonal planking over steamed frames.

Alternative construction: Cold-molded.

Lofting is required.

Plans include 4 sheets.




16' Melonseed Skiff profile

Lapstrake-plywood daysailer with a shapely wineglass transom, unstayed sprit rig, and wide, flat, keels for easy trailering.

Construction: Lapstrake plywood planking over steam bent frames.




13' 4" Melonseed skiff profile

Lapstrake-plywood daysailer with a shapely wineglass transom, unstayed sprit rig, and wide, flat, keels for easy trailering.

Construction: Lapstrake plywood planking over steam-bent frames.




Tammie Norrie profile

Construction — Glued lapstrake clinker plywood.

Alternative construction —Traditional plank, cold molded and strip plank.

No Lofting required. Plans include 7 sheets with instructions.




Catboat Tom Cat profile

Tom Cat is a shoal draft catboat of plank-on-frame construction, but strip construction would do as well.

Lofting is required.

Sail area is 120 sq. ft.

Plan includes 9 sheets.




16' Perfect Skiff –Weld profile

The flat-bottomed skiff can be both the most and least refined craft afloat.

Popular by their ease of construction.

Construction: Plywood planking over bulkhead frames.




Whilly Boat profile

Considered a smaller version of the well-loved Calendonia Yawl, the Whillyboat also takes its cues from traditional Norwegian small craft, and is an ideal daysailer.




14' 10" Outboard SPRITE overhead

An outboard skiff with a wide bottom and moderate rocker that contribute to stability and the ability to carry weight back aft.
Construction: Cross-planked bottom, lapstrake sides




19' 6" Caledonia Yawl profile

Derived from traditional Norwegian small craft, this handsome double-ender performs as well as a daysailer and beach cruiser.




13' 9" Willy Winship profile

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




22' Fox Island Class profile

This double-ended sloop combines genuine tradition and modern performance.

Construction: Glued-lapstrake plywood over laminated frames.

Lofting is required.

Plans include 4 sheets.




MARSH CAT profile

Her 6′ 11″ beam makes for a big 15-footer.

Cold-molded, lightweight and trailerable.

Construction: Cold-molded.

Alternative construction: Carvel, lapstrake or strip.

No lofting is required.




19' 6"  Centerboard Sloop, TRITON profile

Accomodates 2-4 for daysailing, and has a small cuddy cabin.

Construction: Carvel Planked over sawn frames

Alternative construction: Strip, or strip bottom with plywood sides

Lofting is required.




14'  5"  Biscayne Bay Daysailer profile

This V-bottomed daysailer can be shallow or deep drafted and is easily sailed.

Construction: Batten-seam planking over steamed frames

Alternative construction: Plywood

Lofting is optional.

Plans include 6 sheets.




Garden's Eel profile

A thoroughly charming boat from the board of a highly respected designer, Eel exudes strength of character.

Construction: Strip, cold-molded, or carvel.

Alternative construction: Lapstrake.

Lofting required.



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