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Plans & Kits
If you’re in the market for a boat to build, this directory of Boat Plans & Kits is a fine place to start. And if your company sells plans or kits, we invite you to list your offerings here. There is no charge for listing, but the featured boats must be built of wood. To refine your search of this directory, use quotation marks. If you search Nutshell Pram Kit, you’ll receive all the listings that include the words Nutshell, Pram, and Kit. To refine your search, enter “Nutshell Pram Kit”; you’ll then see only the results for Nutshell Pram kits.
Search Plans & Kits
To refine your search, add quote marks. If you search Nutshell Pram Kit, you will get all the listings which include Nutshell, Pram, and Kit. To refine, search “Nutshell Pram Kit” and you’ll see just Nutshell Pram Kit results.
Sailboats - Cruising
A trim, rugged, carvel-planked cruiser with simple accommodations for two and a choice of gaff or marconi rig.Construction: Carvel planked over steamed framesAlternative construction: Cold-molded or strip Lofting is requiredPlans include 7 sheets
A roomy, comfortable auxiliary cruiser with sufficient headroom, two cabins and an enclosed head.
Construction: Carvel planked over steamed frames
Alternative construction: Cold-molded or strip
Lofting is required
Plans include 5 sheets.
The TRICKY FIVE has been conceived for a precise scope: to realize a boat, which in relation to its size would maximize the ratio between speed and cost. This means that for a determined cost for materials and hours of construction required, it would be the fastest possible.
Sailboats - Cruising
Please note: this design was formerly known as Pike.
Construction - Glue-lap-plywood flat bottom.
Alternative construction - Traditional plank.
No Lofting required.
Plans include 3 sheets with instructions.
Sail Area - Sprit 60 sq. ft.
Motorboats - Outboard
Digger 17 is a classic form of flats skiff, seen working along every shore. Designed for modest power, she can get into the shallowest water and carry a hefty load.
Sailboats - Daysailers
The 18ft STRIKE is a sailing trimaran design that uses a 16ft beach cat as the outriggers/amas and rig. The main hull is plywood and has a dory shape that is extremely easy to build.
Oar / Paddle
Fox offers a near perfect blend of stability, versatility, performance and good looks on the water. She is a double-paddle boat suitable for camping expeditions or family outings and day trips.