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

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...


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!

Simon Watts Petaluma Rowing Shell

Gregg Sabourin, Bill Nielsen, and Simon Watts
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Wooden rowing shells are rare in the age of carbon fiber, but if you’re not trying to win the Charles they’re a joy to row and a great way to exercise. Simon’s design comes from the 1920s, and his digital plans bring a modern eye to a classic...


Fred Shell
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A boat to take you to all the shallow water places that most sailors never see up close (deep water places too). At only 95 lbs it is easily car topped or trailered and can even be launched from many places without a ramp. Designed to be...

Chesapeake Triple

Chesapeake Light Craft
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The success of the proven Chesapeake™ hull shape led quickly to demands for similar three-person designs. With a 700lbs payload and surprising speed.

15' RoG Micro-Cruiser

JF Bedard
Skill Level to Build: 
medium to advanced

An expedition micro that will accommodate 2 adults for a week-end or a single-hander for up to 5 days. Ability to take on some weather and deliver solid performance while doing so. For the crew: forgiving and predictable but fast & fun....

NAVCAT Limousine

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The “NAVCAT Limousine” is a premium mode of transport with chauffeur.

Designed for 18 km/hr top speed with a range of approx. 10hrs at 8km/hr.

The boats wooden construction and large open windows offer a charm unique, combining...

Fox 16' Sloop LIVELY

Uffa Fox
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Lively, fast, planing racer/daysailer. Construction: Double-diagonal planking over steamed frames. Alternative construction: Cold-molded. Lofting is required. Plans include 4 sheets.

Stradivari 2.4 Hc

Hasse Malmsten
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This is my latest design for the Twopointfour metre class. An easy to build lowbudget boat ment to be competetive on the race course. The idea is to have the same measured length as the Norlin Mk III that costitutes the bulk of the class in...