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Paul Fisher

  • 20' Isle of Gigha

    20' Isle of Gigha

    A client who had already built the 14' Morning Tide Pocket Cruiser asked me to design a 20' double ended 'pocket ship' for him and the Isle of Gigha is the result.In such a short length she has room for 4 berths for day/weekend sailing plus a wc...

    $34.00 - $398.00
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  • 16' Hazelnut Clinker Canoe

    16' Hazelnut Clinker Canoe

    The 16' Hazelnut is based on the 17' version but has been drawn up with the clinker/ply construction method in mind using a building jig and moulds to gain the plank shapes. She has 5 planks per side.The plank shapes and building details are also...

    $88.00
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  • 15' 3" Shelduck Duck Punt

    15' 3" Shelduck Duck Punt

     The Shelduck Duck Punt is a simple plywood punt suitable for river and canal rowing and some quiet fishing. Although she has the flat bottom of the Eider Duck punt, she is double ended like the Ruddy Duck punt.Construction is stitch and tape...

    $81.00
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  • 25' Sandolo

    25' Sandolo

      The Sandolo is a traditional flat bottomed rowing boat used in Venice and the Venetian Lagoon and unlike the Gondola is, like most craft, symmetrical about it's centerline. In fact it is of a simple flat bottomed, single chine shape with...

    $34.00 - $236.00
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  • Clyde 18 Plans

    Clyde 18 Plans

    The Clyde 18 is a modified Power 1.3 Mk 1 design. The hull shape is a simple deadrise type, single chine 'V' bottomed. The hull is parallel sectioned aft of the wheelhouse which means that she can be easily lengthened or shortened. Construction is for...

    $27.00 - $230.00
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  • Rhum 12.3 Plans

    Rhum 12.3 Plans

    This new design is based on the Mark 1 single chine version of the Rhum 11'6" general purpose dinghy. The original Rhum has been extended by 12" which gives more space for her to be fitted out as a proper camping dinghy with space for a sleeping area and...

    $101.00
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  • 24' Oarsome Coastal Rowing Skiff

    24' Oarsome Coastal Rowing Skiff

    Oarsome Chance came to me for the design of a 24' Coastal Rowing Skiff which could be more easily used as a multi-role boat and which was safer for use offshore. Instead of a double ended design, often used for this role, we went for a transomed design...

    $27.00 - $236.00
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  • Kari 24' Norwegian Faering

    Kari 24' Norwegian Faering

    The Kari 24' is based on the Kari 2 which, itself, was based on the lines taken off the original Kari Faering. In the case of this new 24' design the client wanted a rounder hull with slightly harder bilges and so we modeled a 6 plank per side design...

    $34.00 - $304.00
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  • 16' Koa Hawaiian Fishing Canoe

    16' Koa Hawaiian Fishing Canoe

    This design is a modern interpretation of the traditional Koa fishing canoes which were 'dugouts' and made from a single log. The hull has a narrow flat bottom with 4 planks per side - the top hull panel has some tumblehome in it to emulate the log shape...

    $115.00
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  • 15' 6" Whitehall Skiff

    15' 6" Whitehall Skiff

    This is the Selway Fisher version of the lovely Whitehall Skiff. The origins of the Whitehall Skiff (or pulling boat) are a little vague - some say that her design came from some of the small workboats around Whitehall in London but others trace her...

    $149.00
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  • Siam 25 Plans

    Siam 25 Plans

    The Siam 25 has been drawn up as a open dive and fishing boat for a client in the far East that can also be used for simple family trips around the islands. Her hull has been based on the Rathlin 20' motor launch hull - a robust and stable design. The...

    $41.00 - $628.00
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  • Jarvis 21 Plans

    Jarvis 21 Plans

    Below are photos of Tim Thedon's Jarvis 21 under construction.               21' Jarvis Particulars LOA 21'4" 6.52m Beam (excl. gunwale rubbers) 7'9"" 2.35m Hull Mid Depth 3'4" 1...

    $34.00 - $311.00
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  • 12' 3" Plover Double Ended Swampscott/Surf Dory

    12' 3" Plover Double Ended Swampscott/Surf Dory

    This design is based on a double ended version of our 12' 4" Petite Brise Swampscott dinghy. Swampscotts as a breed usually have a narrow 'tombstone' transom making them more or less double ended (semi Swampscott dorys have a wider transom) - when...

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  • 18' Elaine II Open Dayboat

    18' Elaine II Open Dayboat

    Fred Rebell (1886-1968) was a lone sailor and adventurer - he fled from Latvia to Germany to avoid conscription, stowed away on a Sydney-bound ship and after marrying/divorcing and working in Australia, tried to emigrate to the US but was refused a visa...

    $27.00 - $297.00
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  • 14' Asymmetric Raven Plans

    14' Asymmetric Raven Plans

    Based on our 14' Raven which is one of our most popular canoe designs, this asymmetric version is for single long distance use with plenty of capacity to carry camping gear and provisions. The asymmetric hull shape will make her excellent at tracking,...

    $61.00
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  • 14' Adirondack Guide Canoe

    14' Adirondack Guide Canoe

    I am often asked to modify one of my stock designs to suit individual requirements and that is how the 14' Adirondack came about - this design is a development of the 12' x 39" Adirondack canoe (see earlier on this page) and is a roomy guide boat...

    $74.00
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  • 55' Trinity Cove Motor Yacht Plans

    55' Trinity Cove Motor Yacht Plans

    This new design was originally drawn up for Cedar Strip construction but drawings were added later for single skin GRP construction too with the plug based on the original strip planked hull. The hull uses the classic easily driven shape of our...

    $68.00 - $810.00
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  • 10' OUTBOARD MOTOR CANOE

    10' OUTBOARD MOTOR CANOE

    This canoe is a shortened version of the original 12'6" Outboard motor canoe for a client who wanted a more compact design which would be easier to store. Stitch and tape construction is used to make her quick and easy to build with a low construction...

    $68.00
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  • 15'8" Fisher Prospector Plans

    15'8" Fisher Prospector Plans

    This is the Selway Fisher version of an old favourite - the Prospector type open canoe. The original Prospectors were originally designed in Canada and known as the "workhorse of the North". They had to have a good carrying capacity for all of the...

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  • 14' Peterborough Plans

    14' Peterborough Plans

    This is a 14’ version of our larger Peterborough design but in this case we have gone for a design with 7 planks per side. She still uses the simple stitch and tape method of construction and has seats for 2 crew. Midships depth is 12 1/2” (0...

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  • Power 14 Plans

    Power 14 Plans

    The hull for this launch was originally based on our Power 16 model but instead of going for a simple flat bottom panel, we have used a 'V' bottom shape. Whilst this makes construction time a little longer it gives a slightly better ride in choppy...

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  • Thames 32' Clinker, Strip Planked or FRP Skiff Plans

    Thames 32' Clinker, Strip Planked or FRP Skiff Plans

    The Thames 32 has primarliy been designed for Foam Re-inforced Plastic (FRP) construction - the plans give details of the male plug (so that a female mould tool can be made) which can also be built as a finished wood hull. The wood hull can be built...

    $203.00
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  • Fisher Swampscott 12' Plans

    Fisher Swampscott 12' Plans

    This is the first of a new line of dinghies and dories which combine traditional looks and performance with quick and easy methods of construction. We have been able to modify the normal clinker plank shapes for this boat so that they can be stitched...

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  • Highlander 7'6" Mk2 Plans

    Highlander 7'6" Mk2 Plans

    I have now updated one of the first Selway Fisher designs, the Highlander 7'6". The original design was drawn up in the 70's well before computers and boat design software was available - so the design started with a carved half model from which the...

    $74.00
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  • 6' Doracle Plans

    6' Doracle Plans

    Designed for a client who wanted a simple stackable fishing dinghy which he could easily carry himself, the Doracle uses just 2 sheets of 4, 5 or 6mm ply. She may be built in 2 pieces with the forward piece stacked inside the aft section. The 2 halves...

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  • 5M Rodcat Beach Catamaran Plans

    5M Rodcat Beach Catamaran Plans

    The Rodcat 5 is a simple beach catamaran with asymmetric hulls. To make construction quick and easy, each hull is built up from a flat inboard side which is laid flat on a workbench. The transom and ply bulkheads are then fitted to this side and the...

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  • 36' Cruising Ketch Plans

    36' Cruising Ketch Plans

    Designed to give as much accommodation as possible on a WL of 28’6’’, this cruiser has both inside and outside steering and up to 7 berths in a comfortable layout. Her ketch rig has all controls led back to the well protected cockpit...

    $236.00 - $270.00
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  • 13'6" Big Kate Open Canoe Plans

    13'6" Big Kate Open Canoe Plans

    The Little Kate has been a very popular design for those wanting a lightweight, easily portaged single canoe. I have been asked to use the lines of the original 27" beam version and extend it by 2' (0.61m) to 13'6". This produces a lightweight canoe,...

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  • 12'6" Northumbrian Coble Plans

    12'6" Northumbrian Coble Plans

    The concept of the Northumbrian 10'6" came from the need to have a sturdy and very seaworthy small working dinghy which could be rowed, sailed and motored easily and which would weigh no more than 70 lbs or so. She also had to have a striking appearance...

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  • 11' Kate Open Canoe Plans

    11' Kate Open Canoe Plans

    Kate is similar in length to Little Kate but has a midship section which approaches that of the Christine (so you could look upon her as a shorter version of Christine). Kate has 5 planks per side.   11' Kate Particulars LOA 11' 3...

    $61.00
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  • 12/14' Hobo Plans

    12/14' Hobo Plans

    A client contacted me with the requirement for a self build or kit club racing dinghy for her daughter as a step up from the Mirror dinghies and which could also be built quickly and cheaply by a youngster. The HOBO 12 is the result. LOA...

    $81.00
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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...

    $27.00 - $135.00
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  • Thames 19' Rowing Skiff Plans

    Thames 19' Rowing Skiff Plans

    The Thames 19 is a stretched version of our 17’ Thames Skiff and has the same sweet wineglass shaped transom. She has the same beam as the 12; and 17’ versions and can be fitted out either to have a single or double rowing position. Construction...

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  • Simplicity 24 Plans

    Simplicity 24 Plans

    This is really a combination of our Simplicity and Swan ranges of traditional cruising yachts for a client who wants an easily handled and safe cruising boat for his young family to sail on the South Coast. We have compromised between the two ranges and...

    $41.00 - $574.00
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  • 26' Saltee Island Plans

    26' Saltee Island Plans

    This is a rugged steel workboat/fishing boat for coastal and offshore use. She has a large cockpit and enclosed wheelhouse with space below for a simple wc and/or galley. The steel hull panel shapes are given so that the hull can be...

    $34.00 - $385.00
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  • 16' Cambridge Punt Plans

    16' Cambridge Punt Plans

    We were asked by the Ibis Boatworks to develop a traditional punt for lake use which would have a length that would come out of 2 sheets of plywood - so we used the 20’ Cambridge Punt (page DA13) as a basis - the result is a pretty punt with a length...

    $61.00
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  • 27' Marlow Electric/Steam Launch

    27' Marlow Electric/Steam Launch

    We used the Edwardian 26 as a basis for this launch. We were asked to change the stern shape to a rather handsome counter and add more beam, but not too much, just enough to give her a more comfortable interior without taking away from her sleek lines...

    $41.00 - $473.00
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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...

    $27.00 - $162.00
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  • 17' Prospector Open Canoe

    17' Prospector Open Canoe

    We developed the hull panel shapes for a stretched version of the Fisher Prospector some time ago and now we have completed the set of drawings. She has the same 5 planks per side, generous rocker to the bottom and tumblehome in her topsides that the...

    $88.00
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  • 15'6" Beaver Canoe/Skiff Plans

    15'6" Beaver Canoe/Skiff Plans

    The BEAVER is an ultra modern open canoe skiff using the latest methods of construction to make building time as short as possible. She has the same shape at both ends and each half of the boat is made in one piece of ply with simple darts cut into it...

    $68.00
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  • Lynx 14 Plans

    Lynx 14 Plans

    The Lynx 14 is a very modern pocket cruising boat designed to give comfortable over night sleeping accommodation in a short boat length. She has been designed for a client who intends to use her for some serious coastal cruising both here and abroad and...

    $34.00 - $203.00
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  • Drake 11' Sharpie Plans

    Drake 11' Sharpie Plans

    The DRAKE series of ply sharpies are based upon very simple construction methods. Pre-shaped side panels are bent round frames and transom. An external chine stringer is then added followed by the bottom panel. The plans show basic construction and rig...

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  • Lynx 16 Plans

    Lynx 16 Plans

    The LYNX 16 has been designed to meet the needs of the sailer who requires a modern small trailable boat. To retain the maximum possible internal living space she has twin bilgeboards which are mounted in cases below the bunks leaving the sole space...

    $34.00 - $236.00
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  • 12' Sand Martin Simple Runabout Plans

    12' Sand Martin Simple Runabout Plans

    Using between 5 and 6 sheets of 6mm ply the Sand Martin uses simple stitch and tape technology in her construction. She can be fitted out in a number of different ways but the standard arrangement shows two thwarts with side benches aft and a foredeck...

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  • Goshawk 14 Plans

    Goshawk 14 Plans

    The 14’ Goshawk has emerged in the same way that the 16’ Goshawk did—by someone asking for a wider and deeper Skylark. What the client wanted was a small boat which was more than the normal dinghy type which tends to have a mid hull depth around...

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  • 12'3" Plover Plans

    12'3" Plover Plans

    Swampscotts as a breed usually have a narrow 'tombstone' transom making them more or less double ended (semi Swampscott dorys have a wider transom) - when they end up with a true 'sharp' aft end, they become 'surf' dorys She can be constructed in stitch...

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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...

    $34.00 - $338.00
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  • 17'6" Kingfisher Garvie Plans

    17'6" Kingfisher Garvie Plans

    Following the traditional North American theme is this unusual craft. She is of simple 3/8’’ ply hard chine, flat bottom construction over stout pine frames, with a simple unstayed sprit rig. The original craft were used for fishing and cargo...

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  • 16' Egret Runabout Plans

    16' Egret Runabout Plans

    The Egret is a slightly simplified form of the Classic runabout - she has a plywood hull which can be overlaid with Mahogany veneer and teak decking to give a classic look. She has tumblehome aft and a 'V' bottomed hull with a single chine built over a...

    $27.00 - $169.00
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  • 15' Lobster Boat Plans

    15' Lobster Boat Plans

    This motorboat is based on a typical Maine Lobster boat and has been designed for strip plank construction (although she could be built using clinker/ply techniques using the same moulds). The hull has a high freeboard with flat planing sections aft and...

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