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


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!

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
  • ...

Petrel 28

Cristian Pilo
Skill Level to Build: 
beginner to intemediate

A smart sturdy fast paced cruiser; huge interiors for a 8.80 LOA boat, good performance under sail, a very good handling and seaworthy boat even in rough conditions; round hull construction in plywood & epoxy , plans are higly detailed and...


Mark Smaalders
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Sandy was designed for extended coastal cruising in such areas as the east coasts of the U.S. or Australia, the Pacific Northwest, or Europe. Conditions in coastal waters can vary enormously, and include a range of conditions including storms,...


Paolo Lodigiani
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SIRENETTA is a mini kayak conceived for young people, but it may be used also by adults. The flat bottom and the reasonably large beam make it safe and suitable for beginner canoeists.

17' 9" Freedom

Steve Killing
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The Freedom series has gained back the turning ability found in traditional canoe shapes, without sacrificing the speed of the modern hull

Sapphire 27

George Hisstock
Skill Level to Build: 
Reasonable woodworking skills

The Sapphire 27 is developed from our very successful Design No. 056, to give a more traditional cruising oriented layout both down below and on deck. Modifications include a little more freeboard, better headroom throughout, a simpler, more...

Slingshot 16

Frank Smoot
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Over the years, many of the folks who have visited my web site ( have requested building plans and most of those requests have been for “Laura’s Boat” - a 16′ trimaran that I originally built for my wife (who wanted one of her...