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 WOOD hull material. And if you’re in the market for a boat to build, this is a fine place to start.

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697 results for All Boat Plans & Kits

Simon Watts Petaluma Rowing Shell

Designer: 
Gregg Sabourin, Bill Nielsen, and Simon Watts
Skill Level to Build: 
Beginner

Wooden rowing shells are rare in the age of carbon fiber, but if you’re not trying to win the Charles they’re a joy to row and a great way to exercise. Simon’s design comes from the 1920s, and his digital plans bring a modern eye to a classic...

VILA 650

Designer: 
Paolo Lodigiani
Skill Level to Build: 
intermediate

VILA 650 is the biggest of the VILA family of three small planning cruisers.

Northeaster Dory

Designer: 
John C. Harris
Skill Level to Build: 
Beginner/Intermediate

The Northeaster Dory is small enough to be rowed singly, but big enough for tandem rowing with two adults. Even four adults have comfortable seating. Performance rowers may add a sliding seat.

DP 14'

Designer: 
Paolo Lodigiani
Skill Level to Build: 
beginner

The main priorities which lie at the base of the DP 14' design are: simplicity of construction, user friendliness (for single or double crew) and good performance - all of this with reasonable costs.

S&S 40

Designer: 
Sparkman & Stephens
Skill Level to Build: 

Design No. 1767, 28'-9" W.L. ocean racing auxiliary sloop (RORC)

Redneck Duck

Designer: 
David Gray
Skill Level to Build: 
First time builder

This is a 64 page construction guide for building a class legal PDRacer from PolySail International. The guide includes plans and is illustrated with multiple photographs taken as the prototype was being built over a period of six days.

Half Model Plan SHADOW

Designer: 
N. G. Herreshoff
Skill Level to Build: 
Basic to Intermediate

Compromise sloop designed by N.G. Herreshoff in 1871. The plans produce a model that is 19″ long. When you purchase the set of plans, you also receive instructions on building by the "lift" method, as well as a bit of historical information on...

FULL MOON 27

Designer: 
Iver Franzen
Skill Level to Build: 
intermediate/advanced

Based on Tom Gillmer and Iver Franzen’s New Moon (an enlargement on Gillmer’s Blue Moon), this sailing vessel is intended to be a stout, seaworthy, offshore-capable passagemaker, with an emphasis on the balance between comfortable sea-keeping...