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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Pelicano Shrimper

Sam Devlin
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The drawing board of Sam Devlin has created another winner. The Pelicano Shrimper is an excellent choice for anyone who wants to maximize practicality in an 18' 4" package. The design has a small cabin forward, with enough space for a v...

20' Dark Harbor 12 1/2

B.B. Crowninshield
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20' LOA carvel-planked open daysailer. Construction: Carvel planked over steamed frames. Alternative construction: Cold-molded or strip. Lofting is required. Plans include 4 sheets, and suggested for experienced builders only as the plans...

Lumber Yard Skiffs

Walter Baron

LYS stands for Lumber Yard Skiff. These rugged flat bottom work skiffs were originally designed to be built using materials readily found in most lumber yards- underlayment plywood and spruce framing. Construction style was also kept simple,...

Almaguin 400

Matthew Marsh
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Beginner to intermediate

A versatile 4-metre open utility / runabout for river and inland lake use, built in taped-seam plywood.

Dace - RYD-8.4

Paul "PAR" Riccelli
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Dace - RYD-8.4 is a fat little yacht tender. Originally designed for carrying quite a load to and from a buddy’s 40′ yacht.


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We chose the 9.1 mt LOA not to overcomplicate its construction, but to facilitate the availability of a place to build this boat, and at the same time to have internal volume that allows a comfortable cruise. The CPM associated with a chined...