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Boatbuilding and Boating Resources

Power Outboard Boats

Almaguin 500

A versatile, 5-metre utility runabout for cottagers, anglers and day trippers, ideal for the first-time builder.

Mark V 36 Commuter

Fuel efficiant outboard powered cruiser

Jon Buoy

A 12 ft. outboard-powered multipurpose jonboat.

Floom, RYD-29.6

Floom (RYD-29.6) is one in a series of river/houseboat designs. This version is available in two widths, 7' and 9'. The V bottom hull propels very easily, doesn't slap and is quite stable.


A 16' Classic Plywood Runabout



A 14' Classic Style Runabout


A 10' Plywood Runabout

Fast Skiff 12

The Fast Skiff 12, a simple, economical, easy to build and fast small planing boat.

Ben Garveys

BEN GARVEYS - Ben 15' 9", Big Ben 19'
Fine boatyard skiffs or small harbor ferries.
A pair of boats that will feel right at home on the working waterfront.

Top Hat 2

Good speed and sea keeping ability with low impact & noise. 50hp outboard or inboard diesel.

Westport Skiff

A simple-to-build 11' skiff, can be built up to 18' long. Originally modeled by Fred Tripp and documented by R. H. Baker.

plan and side view

the Mark V 20 is a trailereble outboard powered cruiser.

plan and side view

The Mark V 28 is a trailerable 28 foot outboard powered houseboat

Heart of Gold II

The Mark V 39 is an outboard powered Sharpie houseboat.


Rifleman was intended as an economical planing hulled speedboat suited for coastal inshore fishing.
She is built of plywood and is intended for 15/20 hp outboard motors.


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