Power Outboard Boats

Olga 28

Designer: 
Mark Smaalders
Skill Level to Build: 
Moderate

The Olga 28 is a trailerable power cruiser constructed with plywood and epoxy. The design was inspired by the classic power boats of the Pacific Northwest, while her construction takes advantage of modern materials to produce a lightweight,...

MASH

Designer: 
JF Bedard
Skill Level to Build: 
intermediary

MASH is a design I created for Woodenboat Magazine’s Sketchbook article, issue 275, July/August 2020. She is a 24ft power cruiser with a cuddy cabin designed in the lobsterboat style. She can be built in stitch and glue, cold molded or...

Boat BW

Designer: 
Bill Walker
Skill Level to Build: 
Intermediate

The Boat BW is a trailerable plywood stitch-and-glue skiff. The outboard-powered modified-vee hull with lifting strakes provides an efficient hull that rises on to plane with little-to-no porpoising. The below-deck bulkheaded and sealed...

TOMBOLO 28

Designer: 
Greg Siewert
Skill Level to Build: 
Intermediate to Advanced

As featured in WoodenBoat issue #274, the Tombolo 28 is an iconic modern classic outboard-powered cruiser. The mission of the design dictates a maximum length under 30′ and a trailerable beam. This led to a concern with keeping the...

Flats River Skiff 12

Designer: 
Salt Boatworks
Skill Level to Build: 
Beginner

The Flats River Skiff is a light, compact and stable solo skiff to access shallow water. The boat combines the features of a paddle board (SUP), kayak, and jon boat to deliver a multi-purpose boat that can be handled by one person. There is a...

Core Sound 18

Designer: 
Salt Boatworks
Skill Level to Build: 
Intermediate

The CS-18 is an open interior design with the home builder in mind. It is designed for an above deck fuel tank and less aggressive flare in the bow. These features make this design an easier and faster build and at 18.5′, it will fit in most home...

Core Sound 21

Designer: 
Salt Boatworks
Skill Level to Build: 
Intermediate

The CS-21 was inspired by the iconic Harkers Island style work boats. This center console design features the famous Carolina flare and a modified V bottom shape for a comfortable and stable ride while maintaining a spacious interior. The hull is...

Workstar 17

Designer: 
Rob Humphries Yacht Design/Working Boats UK Ltd
Skill Level to Build: 
Basic

The Workstar 17, as Explorer, Fisherman and Rescue models.

Designed using the Prefix System™ by Rob Humphries and Working Boats UK Ltd (the predecessor of Pacific Workboats cc), the Workstar 17 is built from a kit of profiled 1/2″ (12mm...

Compass Skiff

Designer: 
Clint Chase / Chase Small Craft
Skill Level to Build: 
beginner

Easy To Build | Cartoppable | Build With The Family

Specifications:

  • LOA 9′ 6″
  • LWL 8' Beam 49″
  • Draft 3″
  • Depth amidships 17 1/2″
  • Power 6 hp outboard

The Compass Skiff was designed...

Bowler

Designer: 
Doug Hylan
Skill Level to Build: 
intermediate

Thank you for considering my plans for BOWLER, a “cruising” version of my TOP HAT launch. These boats are descended from Harry Bryan’s inspired Handy Billy design, which in turn can trace it’s origins back to William Hand's vee bottom designs...

Point Comfort 23

Designer: 
Doug Hylan
Skill Level to Build: 
intermediate

This boat is a larger version of my popular POINT COMFORT 18, a traditional Chesapeake Bay workboat type reinterpreted for simpler and more modern construction. Like her smaller sister, this design is drawn to use plywood – in large pieces where...

Holly Point Skiff

Designer: 
Al Picardi
Skill Level to Build: 
entry

FREE plans — Holly Point Skiff, aka Holly Point Open Fisherman.

It’s time we got back to the fuel efficient hull forms, and here’s one that will give the thrill of planing speeds, with the economy of a skiff. It is a large, lightweight...

Switzer Bullet 136

Designer: 
Switzer-Craft - Classic Wooden Boat Plans
Skill Level to Build: 
Beginer

Our best seller the 13 1/2 foot Bullet by Switzer. Iconic lines, the Bullet was a marathon and record breaker in its time.

A low riding speedster able in calm or rough water. This is our only reverse engineered plan due to a factory fire...

Riva Scoiattolo Replica 1950's

Designer: 
Orinally by Riva, converted to CAD by Classic Wooden Boat Plans
Skill Level to Build: 
Beginer to advanced

Riva’s only outboard designed in the early 50’s with a 25hp Evinrude. Some 140 models were built between 1950 and 1957. We have been fortunate enough to have received a good set of plans that cover all details enabling us to replicate this little...

Sportfish 570

Designer: 
Paolo Lodigiani and Matteo Costa
Skill Level to Build: 
intermediate

The design of Sportfish 570 comes from a collaboration with a Senegalese society, with the aim of creating fishing vessels for inland waters of modern conception.

It’s a fast planning boat and stable. Its V bottom with a deadrise angle not...

Rustica 570

Designer: 
Paolo Lodigiani and Matteo Costa
Skill Level to Build: 
intermediate

Rustica 570 is a cabin motor boat ideal for coastal cruising and camping. It’s particularly suitable for river tourism in protected waters. The shallow V hull, semi-displacement, is designed for an outboard motor hosted inside the cockpit with a...

Silver 333

Designer: 
Paolo Lodigiani and Matteo Costa
Skill Level to Build: 
intermediate

The SILVER 333 is a very small classical runabout for one or two people which may easily be transported on top of a mid-size car roof. Maximum suggested power of the motor is 15/20 HP, which is sufficient for planing. The bow of the boat acts as...

MIA 15

Designer: 
Andrew Walters
Skill Level to Build: 
Beginner

Mia was the second design that I published, a 12′ runabout, inspired in part by William Jackson's 1955 design for the “Ace” which was produced by the Sande Boat Works between 1956 and 1962 (www.sandeace.com), and in part by the 1950’s designs of...

Volare Utility

Designer: 
Andrew Walters
Skill Level to Build: 
beginner

‘Volare’ comes in two versions. This is the utility version, the console version is available as a separate set of plans. They’re both 15′4″ long and 5′ wide.

Her length is that of two sheets of 8′ plywood and she’s built in two halves (...

Kastri

Designer: 
Andrew Walters
Skill Level to Build: 
beginner

In the spring of 2013, I started to write a book called, How to Design a Boat using SketchUp 3D Software. The subject matter was my design, ‘Kalostyn’. After preparing a file of over 500 screenshots, I realised that, for the purpose of...