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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694 results for All Boat Plans & Kits

Almaguin 500

Matthew Marsh
Skill Level to Build: 
Beginner to Intermediate

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

Auklet 7' 2"

Iain Oughtred
Skill Level to Build: 
Basic to Intermediate

Construction: Glued lapstrake plywood. Alternative construction: Traditional plank, cold-molded and strip planked. No Lofting required. Sail Area : 30 sq. ft. Plan includes 6 sheets.

Babson 14

Tom Hill and Jon Wilson
Skill Level to Build: 

Build the Babson 14 from scratch! Plans include three variations on the hull: sheet ply (like our kits), glue-lap-ply, power, suitable for up to a 2 horsepower outboard.

Plans contain 16 sheets of drawings, full-sized mold patterns so no...

Romany 34 sailing catamaran

Woods Designs
Skill Level to Build: 

This is a larger version of my 28ft Gypsy sailing catamaran and is a 34′ offshore cruiser. It has essentially the same cuddy as Gypsy as that has proven a comfortable size for a couple and occasional guests. However the hulls are much larger and...

Caravelle Skiff

Clint Chase / Chase Small Craft
Skill Level to Build: 

Tandem Row & Sail | Cartoppable


  • Overall Length 14′ 4″
  • Waterline Length 10′ 10″
  • Beam 48 1/2″
  • Draft (board up/down) 5"/27″
  • Depth amidships 14 3/4″
  • Bare hull weight
  • ...


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The project, despite its small size, develops a discrete internal volume allowing to nr. 4 crew members to spend short cruises with good speed and pleasant navigation.

The hull lines and the deck are to corner for simplicity of...


John Welsford
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A small and very simple tender to fit inside a station wagon or on a roofrack, this little plywood dink will suit some one wanting a tender for their small yacht or motorboat.

microBootlegger Sport

Nick Schade
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I originally designed this kayak for a customer with a lake house in Wisconsin. He is a fit, athletic guy with almost no experience in a kayak. He wanted something he felt comfortable in, yet which would move along nicely. He really liked the...

16' 6" Resolute

Steve Killing
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Developed in response to requests from heavier and wider paddlers who also wanted a shorter boat, this stable load carrier is excellent for the novice kayaker.