Open Sailboats 14' up

  • Long Steps Plans PDF

    Long Steps Plans PDF

    Long Steps For Long Steps Study Plan PDF, click HERE I think that I’ve mentioned before, that in my plans range we have “Tread Lightly” which came from a little poem about how we should treat the earth on which we walk (metaphor), and...

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  • Libra 17 (CNC Files)

    Libra 17 (CNC Files)

    These cutting files and assembly instructions are from Mauro Petrini, a naval architect with 15 years of experience. He has developed the Libra 17 construction drawing set to be built in plywood.   This includes: -CNC plywood cutting file. -CNC...

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  • 6 Meter Whaler Printed Plans

    6 Meter Whaler Printed Plans

    For 6 Meter Whaler Study Plans, click HERE ---- I had been talking to a customer at Boat Books where I worked about the problems of the world and what we could do to set things right, all the usual gripes about politicians, lawyers, and petty...

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  • 23'5" East Cornish Lugger Plans

    23'5" East Cornish Lugger Plans

    This craft takes it's heritage from quite a number of traditional fishing craft used around the South West and French coasts for pilchard and mackerel driving. These boats had quite a number of subtle variations on the lug rig and in this case we have...

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  • 17'3" Kon Bot Puck Plans

    17'3" Kon Bot Puck Plans

    Not much has been written in the West about the traditional working craft of the East European countries but they had some fine craft and this is just one example of them. The KON was one of the smaller types of boat working on the Baltic around the Bay...

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  • Calm Harbor 12 Strip Planked Daysailer Plans

    Calm Harbor 12 Strip Planked Daysailer Plans

    Based on our Safe Harbour design which was based on the Dark Harbor 12 designed by B.B. Crowninshield in the early part of the 20th Century, this design has been made beamier so that she can carry less ballast and use a steel centreplate.   She...

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  • Ebihen 18 Printed Plans

    Ebihen 18 Printed Plans

    Seaworthy and trailerable traditional cutter For Ebihen 18 Study Plans, click  HERE Following the success of Ebihen, a beautiful hull, stable and seaworthy, I have been asked to design the same boat one metre longer, as most owners wish it to...

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  • 18'4" Jim Canoe Yawl

    18'4" Jim Canoe Yawl

    Since designing Lillie, we have had several enquiries for new canoe yawl designs. I think that this is partly due to their obvious elegance in shape and function. They are beautiful craft and represent a very personal form of sailing. The journeys of...

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  • 30' Cornish Motor Gig

    30' Cornish Motor Gig

    Based on the traditional Cornish Pilot Gig this updated version has had it's beam increased from the usual 5' (1.525m) to 6'9" (2.05m) to accommodate an inboard diesel engine and a bigger rig. These gigs were used for general service, salvage and...

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  • 18' Bittern Daysailer

    18' Bittern Daysailer

    The Bittern design started life when our client bought an old and rotting daysailer which he intended to restore - however, he realised that starting from scratch would be easier and give him a brand new boat which, with modern strip plank construction,...

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  • 18' Ant Broads Dayboat

    18' Ant Broads Dayboat

    The Ant is similar in size to our Bungay but represents another variation of the type of delightful dayboat found on the Norfolk Broads. She has a simple high peak balanced lug rig - this shape of sail allows the use of stays which in turns means that...

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  • Skylark 10' Plans

    Skylark 10' Plans

    The Skylark 10, for her length, is a large dinghy and quite capable of accommodating a family of 2 adults and 3 children comfortably. Several 10's have been built by clients who have a spare rig (Mirror etc) and who want a simple and easily built hull...

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  • Sou'wester Plans PDF

    Sou'wester Plans PDF

    The Sou'Wester Dory a traditional type for the modern homebuilder. This is a type small boat, which was developed by New England fisherman for use off the beach. It is primarily rowing boat and performs beautifully under oars. It will sail well with...

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  • 16' River Lapwing Catboat Plans

    16' River Lapwing Catboat Plans

    This is a curvaceous and neat example of the traditional American catboat. She has been designed to give maximum usability and space in a 16' long package. There is plenty of room for storage and to fit the batteries for an electric drive pod. The...

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  • Rogue Printed Plans

    Rogue Printed Plans

    Many designs start as an idea brewing away in the back of my mind, and are only brought to the fore when a prospective client enquiries for something that fits the idea. Rogue was one of these, I'd been thinking for a while about a fast, general...

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  • Highlander 16 Plans

    Highlander 16 Plans

    The Highlander 16' dayboat was designed for a New Zealand client who wanted a rugged camping dinghy/dayboat for use around North Island. She retains the easy riding 'U' shape of the other Highlanders forward but departs from their shape in having a...

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  • 15' American Peapod Plans

    15' American Peapod Plans

    This is a beautiful double ender for simplified strip plank and epoxy construction. Temporary moulds are set up with pre-shaped stem, stern post and hog and then the boat is planked with thin strips of Cedar glued edge to edge with epoxy giving a...

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  • Little Egret Plans PDF

    Little Egret Plans PDF

    Little Egret is an open Sharpie of 18' 10" x 4' 10″ x 6", with a hull shape reminiscent of the famous 28' Sharpie, Egret, designed by Ralph Middleton Munroe in 1886 for use in the shallow waters of Florida. I have long had a fascination for...

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  • Ebihen 16 Printed Plans - Clinker (Lapstrake)

    Ebihen 16 Printed Plans - Clinker (Lapstrake)

    Traditional sail boat, 4.8 m long, with outboard motor well, clinker plywood For Ebihen Study Plans, click HERE Ebihen 16 is a lengthened version of Ebihen 15. As such, she is a seaworthy, stable boat with good carrying capacity, it is suitable for...

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  • Wooboto Plans PDF

    Wooboto Plans PDF

    Steve Chambers out in California had built a Roar2 very quickly, in two or three weeks as I recall, and had gone off rowing with it and liked it a lot. He started looking for a design to learn sailing. He was thinking of my old Woobo design but got to...

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  • 16' Iona Skiff Plans

    16' Iona Skiff Plans

    For those who want to build a classically designed double ended clinker craft, this boat has been developed from the Shetland Skiff and North American Peapod dinghy. Construction is greatly simplified from the conventional clinker method and kept to a...

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  • Ebihen 15 Printed Plans - Strip Planked

    Ebihen 15 Printed Plans - Strip Planked

    Traditional sail boat, 4.5 m long, with outboard motor well, strip planked over laminated frames For Ebihen 15 Study Plans, click HERE Ebihen 15 (previously named Ebihen) is a seaworthy, stable boat with good carrying capacity, it is suitable for family...

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  • Ilur Printed Plans

    Ilur Printed Plans

    Seaworthy centerboarder for daysailing or cruising For Ilur Study Plans, click HERE Ilur was designed after Aber as a larger boat capable of family day sailing. It can be used for fishing and even coastal cruising. Two Ilur have been to Ile of...

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  • Raider Plans

    Raider Plans

    Norm Wolfe built his Normsboat to my design so we were acquainted. He visits the Baltic countries regularly and had participated in a "Raid" in Finland and was going to make it a regular thing, maybe with his own boat. A Raid is a pseudo race with boats...

  • Chautauqua  Plans PDF

    Chautauqua Plans PDF

    A sensational sailing canoe 15' 3" x 38" - 4.65m x 94cm Maximum recommended capacity - 375lbs - 171kg Weight: 65lbs - 30kg Sail area: 61 square feet - 5.7m To inquire about a frame kit for this boat click HERE. For printed plans of Chautauqua, click...

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  • Arctic Skua Canoe Yawl Plans

    Arctic Skua Canoe Yawl Plans

    The Arctic Skua is a lightweight canoe yawl that has a nod towards the small canoe yawls that were popular in Europe during the last century for touring and racing. She uses 4mm ply and the stitch and tape method of construction to produce a easily built...

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  • Swift 6M Dayboat Plans

    Swift 6M Dayboat Plans

    The Swift 6 metre dayboat was commissioned by Mr. P. Roberts who wanted an easily built boat similar in line to some of the French dayboats. In fact, she is also similar to boats of the Gareloch and Loch Long classes raced on the Clyde. The drawings...

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  • Brio 555 Plans

    Brio 555 Plans

    Designer: Paolo Lodigiani and Matteo CostaChine hull, Stitch&Glue constructionBuilding Skills: medium The BRIO 555 is what is usually called a "collective dinghy". This terminology refers to its use as a sailing school boat - where it is common to...

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  • 17'3" Gdansk Plans

    17'3" Gdansk Plans

    he ‘‘Gdansk’’ is a modified version of the ‘‘Puck’’ Polish fishing boat design for a client who didn’t mind giving up the double ended hull. Her basic particulars are similar to the ‘‘Puck’’ design but she has a transom stern, a...

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  • 14'7" Cub Skiff Plans

    14'7" Cub Skiff Plans

    14’7’’x 3’9’’ (ex. gunwale). Approx. weight excl. gear 90 lbs. A skiff for rowing, sailing, paddling and punting. Built from pre-shaped ply panels in two halves for ease in car topping and carrying. Designed for fun, exercise and pic-nics on...

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  • Walkabout Printed Plans

    Walkabout Printed Plans

    A study plan download for Walkabout is available HERE "Walkabout" as in "He's gone Walkabout" an Australian term meaning "a journey undertaken without notice or warning, of no fixed duration, with no particular destination in mind, and usually...

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  • Highlander 18 Plans

    Highlander 18 Plans

    The Highlander 18 has been developed for the sailor or fisherman wanting a boat that he can use comfortably for estuary and coastal work. Points taken into her design are easy trailability (hence she uses salt water ballast which drains as she is...

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  • 15' Kestral Peapod Plans

    15' Kestral Peapod Plans

    Kestral is a beautiful 15' Peapod type craft with four planks per side. The drawings give the plank shapes for simple stitch and epoxy construction but she could either be strip planked or built using the clinker ply method. She would make a very...

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  • Oxford Strip Planked Sailing/Rowing Skiff Plans

    Oxford Strip Planked Sailing/Rowing Skiff Plans

    A strip planked skiff for Mr. P. Hobbs with a simple lug rig - the hull is based on a traditional Thames skiff with it's slender and graceful shape ending in an attractive "wineglass" transom. She has a centreboard arrangement and plenty of room inside...

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  • Woobo Plans PDF

    Woobo Plans PDF

    Woobo was designed for the "perfect skiff" competition that Wooden Boat magazine had about ten years ago (hence the name "Woobo"). I didn't win anything and the experience led me to never enter another contest. Although the contest was well conceived I...

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  • 16' Granville Bay Plans PDF

    16' Granville Bay Plans PDF

    Free PDF Model to print, cut and build - click HERE This hull is an “expanded” design of the 12ft GB that was named after my best friend of 47 years. I jumped up to 16ft instead of doing a 14ft version, as I wanted a bigger boat that could be...

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  • Goat Island Skiff Plans PDF

    Goat Island Skiff Plans PDF

    If you need printed plans, click HERE   Simple to BuildModern Performance - Sails rings around most "character boats"Light enough to handle on land by yourselfEasy to follow plans - step by step instructions. The Goat Island Skiff is my most...

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  • Argie 15 Plans

    Argie 15 Plans

    ~ Attractive & versatile , Argie 15 offers fun for the whole family.~ Multi-purpose, can be rowed, motored or sailed, space for camp-cruising on lakes and rivers.~ Simple stitch and glue method, build with minimum of tools, no previous boatbuilding...

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  • AWOL Printed Plans

    AWOL Printed Plans

    For study plan download, click HERE. David Perillo was one of my most enthusiastic Navigator owners, he'd bought a second hand one after having to sell a much bigger boat and after sailing it on Aucklands wonderful harbor for a summer decided that both...

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  • Myst Plans Instant Download

    Myst Plans Instant Download

    for printed plans - click HEREdownload free study plans HERE MYST: Building plans consist of 27 pages of written text and 11 sheets of computer-generated drawings, including full-size patterns for all major structural components (moulds,...

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  • 24' New Bedford Whaler Plans

    24' New Bedford Whaler Plans

    The New Bedford Whalers were renowned for their ruggedness and sea-kindly manner. Typically they were 28' or 30' long. I was asked to draw up the lines for a shorter version for a film company and decided to use this design work as the basis of a full...

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  • Ebihen 16 Printed Plans - Strip Planked

    Ebihen 16 Printed Plans - Strip Planked

    Traditional sail boat, 4.8 m long, with outboard motor well, clinker plywood For Ebihen Study Plans, click HERE Ebihen 16 is a lengthened version of Ebihen 15. As such, she is a seaworthy, stable boat with good carrying capacity, it is suitable for...

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  • Presto 16 Plans PDF

    Presto 16 Plans PDF

    This is a boat for the person who would rather spend time on the water than in the shop. All joints are first attached with copper wire for positioning and then taped with fiberglass cloth tape and epoxy for the structural connection. The components...

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  • Pacific Pelican Plans PDF

    Pacific Pelican Plans PDF

    If you prefer printed plans for Pacific Pelican, click HERE In lieu of study plans we have this Pelican Sailboat Article Compilation Much loved by those who have come to appreciate the logic behind the design The Pacific Pelican is a special creation,...

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  • Pilgrim Printed Plans

    Pilgrim Printed Plans

    For Pilgrim Study Plan instant download, click HERE In my teenage years I sailed an 18 ft gaff rigged centreboard yacht around the Hauraki Gulf near my home just north of Auckland New Zealand. This is a wonderful area for cruising a small yacht with...

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  • 20' Strip Planked Kite Plans

    20' Strip Planked Kite Plans

    The Kite was conceived as a fast and seaworthy dayboat capable of taking a family comfortably on extended coastal camping treks or to provide them with some exciting day-sailing in estuary waters. In designing the hull, we have kept in mind a multi-role...

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  • 19' Sailing Dory Plans PDF

    19' Sailing Dory Plans PDF

    Note: These plans consist of 4 large drawings. The instant download is a single PDF file which produces 4, 24" x 18" pages, These files can be taken to a Kinkos, Office Max or any commercial printer to have prints made as a modest cost. To save $25 and...

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  • 50/50 Sailing Canoe Plans

    50/50 Sailing Canoe Plans

    A 50/50 canoe is a boat which has been designed and built with the intention that it should be as easily and efficiently powered by sail as it is by paddle (in this case a double paddle). This means that the rig needs to be both efficient and easy to...

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  • Thalas 16 Plans

    Thalas 16 Plans

    The length of the American Whitehall of the 19th century was between 13' and 23'. The 16' was the most typical length and the boats were built for 2 or 3 rowers. As with the THALAS 13', also in this case the classical boat has been re-elaborated to make...

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  • 16' Islay Skiff Plans

    16' Islay Skiff Plans

    The Islay is a recent development of our Iona design for a client who required a graceful boat with more beam and a little more sheer. He also wanted a traditional cutter rig with a jaunty looking bowsprit. Construction can either be by the strip...

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