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Wittholz 35' Departure Class profile

An oceangoing V-bottomed auxiliary with accommodations for four to six people.

Construction: Carvel planked over sawn frames.

Alternative construction: Plywood (plans included).

Lofting is required.




Wittholz 17' Catboat profile

V-bottomed cruiser designed for plywood construction with accommodations for two and inside ballast.

Construction: Plywood planking over sawn frames.

Lofting is required.

Plans include 11 sheets.




19' Cat Schooner profile

The latest in Bill Garden’s idea of the perfect kid’s cruising boat.

Simple enough to be put together in the garage, salty enough to daydream on, and safe enough as well.

She’s quite a handsome double-ender, with a fixed keel.




24' 8"   Skipjack, CALICO JACK profile

A shoal-draft, two-sail bateau from the Chesapeake - comfortable cruising for a couple and a daysailing party.

Construction: Traditional Chesapeake bateau construction.

Lofting is required.

Plans include 7 sheets.




Zimmer 21' Gaff Sloop profile

Centerboard sloop with inside ballast and two settee berths for coastal cruising.

Construction: Carvel planked over sawn frames.

Alternative construction: Strip.

Lofting is required.

Plans include 5 sheets.




7.2 Meter PAKETI profile

This 24' Australian design provides three arrangements to choose from-a small cuddy, or two cabin styles.

Construction is plywood with a single hard-chine.

Construction: Plywood planking over sawn frames.




28' Canoe Yawl, Rozinante profile

This hypnotically striking canoe yawl ranks among the most admired designs of our time.

Construction: Carvel-planked over steam-bent frames

Alternative construction: Cold-molded

Lofting is required




20' Maid of Endor profile

This 20′ cutter will prove challenging to build, but will reward your efforts with incomparable charm and grace.

Atkin specifies traditional plank-on-frame construction.

Construction: Carvel-planked over steamed frames.




Mist profile

This cozy pocket cruiser combines simple sheet-plywood construction with more than a touch of elegance.

Her board-up draft of 1′6″ lets you explore secluded coves and is easy to haul with a trailer.




28' Sharpie EGRET profile

Safe, seaworthy, shoal-draft double-ender, with a flat bottom and centerboard.

Lofting is required

Plans include 4 sheets.




25' Sea Bird Yawl profile

A simple and seaworthy V-bottomed centerboard cruiser with accommodations for two.

Construction: Plywood planking over sawn frames

Lofting is required

Plans include 10 sheets.




37' 3" Yawl,  Controversy 36 profile

Designed for strip-planking, the Controversy 36 features light displacement and good headroom, with light and open space throughout.

Construction: Strip-planked over bulkheads and frames

Lofting is required.




27' 6"  Sloop, Controversy profile

This design has a built-down keel to provide a deeper bilge, a centerboard housed entirely within the ballast keel, and a straight sheer.

Construction: Strip-planked over bulkhead / frames

Lofting is required.




24'  Sloop,  Amphibi-ette profile

This is a centerboard cruising boat for couples and small families.

Lightweight and strong, it can be easily hauled with a trailer.

Construction: Plywood topsides over bulkheads and stringers; strip planked bottom




Canoe Yawl WENDA profile

A charming, shoal-draft, carvel-planked cruiser for two.

Wenda possesses a timeless elegance.

She’ll work her magic in the 21st century as she did in the 19th.

Construction: Carvel planking over steamed frames.




Gray Seal profile

Based loosely on the Folkboat, this plywood lapstrake double-ender combines comforting rough-water ability, and good looks.

Construction: Lapstrake plywood over laminated frames.




20' Yawl,  SALLEE ROVER profile

A handy clipper-bowed centerboard yawl, this boat is a heavily built, smart sailor with sparten accommodations for two.

Construction: Carvel planked over steamed frames

Alternative construction: Cold-molded or strip




24' 6"  Sloop,  TYPHOON profile

A roomy auxiliary sloop in a small package.

Construction: Carvel planked over steamed frames.

Alternative construction: Cold-molded or strip.

Lofting is required.

Plans include 11 sheets.




29'  Gartside Cutter profile

Displacing more than 18,000 lbs, this is a big 29′ boat.

She has a set of lines you can fall in love with.

Construction: Carvel-planked over laminated frames.

Alternative construction: Cold-molded or strip.




26' Gaff Sloop profile

Shallow-draft, V-bottomed pocket cruiser with spartan accommodations for two.

Construction: Carvel planked over sawn frames

Alternative construction: Strip or plywood

Lofting is required.

Plans include 5 sheets.



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