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

Original Gloucester Rocker

Buckley Smith
Skill Level to Build: 
Basic to intermediate

It’s hard to imagine you could make a nicer gift for your favorite munchkin. Created by Buckley Smith (author of Moonsailors) this animated rocking dory is oozing with personality. The big sweeping sheer, traditional transom with a sculling...

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.


Warren Jordan
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A quickly, easily and inexpensively built solo canoe, that can be built by one person with hand tools in three days. Complete plans and step-by-step instructions. A great family boatbuilding project.

KIS 4.7

Paolo Lodigiani
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We designed KIS dinghies in order to meet a very practical need of amateur boatbuilders. Since they often find themselves in trouble in building masts, sails and rig of their boats and are likely to spend in these items much more than what they...

Williams 24' Gaff Yawl

Fenwick C. Williams
Skill Level to Build: 

A simple, spacious, singlehanded cruiser designed for carvel construction. Construction: Carvel planked over steamed frames. Alternative construction: Cold-molded or strip. Lofting is required. Plans include 7 sheets

Northwest Passage

Dave Kuperstein
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NWP is a very low-drag touring kayak intended for paddlers weighing 150-200 pounds. Built from 4 mm plywood, in a garage, you can build two for the price of one kit! Heavier? try NWP XL.

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
  • ...