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

26' Gaff Sloop

Wilder B. Harris
Skill Level to Build: 
Intermediate to Advanced

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.


Doug Hylan
Skill Level to Build: 

D'ANNA is a 30' cold-molded evolution of the 29' Beals Island lobster boat, DIANA

VILA 620

Paolo Lodigiani
Skill Level to Build: 

VILA 620 is the intermediate model of the VILA family of three small planing motor cruisers/fisherman designed for amateur boat builders.

Sea Bright 18

Reuel B. Parker
Skill Level to Build: 
Moderate (Full-Size Patterns included)


LOA: 18′
BEAM: 5′ 1″
DRAFT: 8 ½″
WEIGHT: 350 to 500 lbs depending on construction & use.
RIG: Ketch—Sprit main, balance jib and sprit mizzen

TYPE: New Jersey Beach Skiff....

Starlite Auxilary Cruiser

William D Jackson

With an overall length of 27 feet this lovely cruiser accommodates up to four passengers comfortably. Room in the head for bunks and a working galley. Great live in boat as well as a weekend cruiser depending on your own personal adventure needs...

7' 7" Nutshell Rowing Kit

Joel White
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Our pre-cut kits are cut by computer-guided routers to provide you with extremely accurate parts. And, the kits come with just about everything needed except the elbow grease.

The ladder frame—the “foundation” of the boat—is included...

Clyde One Design

Alfred Mylne
Skill Level to Build: 

The Clyde one-design 20-tonners as they were known were very popular and described by the Yacht Racing on the Clyde review of 1899 as "able and comfortable at sea, fairly speedy on the race course...


John Spencer/Peter Tait
Skill Level to Build: 
Beginner/any level

The FireBug is a small sailboat or yacht that you can amateur build at home, sailing club or school, then learn to sail. It's easy to sail and will be the fastest boat on the bay. Low cost too!

Selkie Kayak Kit

John Lockwood
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The Selkie takes two of our most popular boats (The Arctic Tern 14 and the Murrelet) and marries them into one elegant, light weight boat that petite women, or those looking for a tight fitting play boat, will love. John Lockwood nailed his...