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Dinghies

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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...

    $101.00
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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...

    $34.00
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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...

    $115.00
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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...

    $122.00
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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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  • 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...

    $88.00
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  • 12'10" Signet Dory Plans

    12'10" Signet Dory Plans

    A delightful little fun dory for single fishing and rowing. The plans show a simple unstayed sprit boom sailing rig with a hook on leeboard although she will also take a daggerboard. Can be built in 2 identical halves which fit inside each other for...

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  • Stornoway 9 Plans

    Stornoway 9 Plans

    The Stornoway 9 is the first of a new class of dinghies which incorporate firm bilges and moderately full transoms needed to carry loads safely and to give good sailing qualities without dragging a large transom through the water. The plank shapes...

    $88.00
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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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  • Highlander 11' Plans

    Highlander 11' Plans

    The Highlander 11' Dinghy - this is a relatively new design with a beam of 5'2" and draft of 7"/3'1". Approx. weight is 105 lbs and Sail Area is 66 sq.ft. The hull shape very much follows the original Highlander model with it's double chine, except...

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  • Petrel 13' Catboat Plans

    Petrel 13' Catboat Plans

    13’x 6’x 8‘‘(2’9’’ with board down). A miniature cat boat of traditional design given modern construction techniques. Using the stitch and tape method with pre-shaped ply hull panels weight, cost and building...

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  • 15' Hazel Guide Bateau Plans

    15' Hazel Guide Bateau Plans

    Based upon the American Adironack guide boat, this craft combines traditional lapstrake (clinker) construction with modern materials. The bottom is a flat piece of 3/8’’ ply slightly rockered fore and aft and the five strakes are of...

    $74.00
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  • 15' Mandarin Rowing Skiff Plans

    15' Mandarin Rowing Skiff Plans

    This design is a 15' version of the 17 footer - the beam is the same at 45" and she has a single traditional oarlock. She uses just 5 sheets of 4, 5 or 6mm plywood and the plans give details so that she can be made in 2 halves split at the centre seat...

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  • Surf 8 Plans

    Surf 8 Plans

    The design for the Surf 8 started with the need for a small dinghy that would have pretensions to be a small multi role dayboat - an excellent sailing craft, motor boat and still be easily car toppable. Taking the Skylark...

    $81.00
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  • Hartford 18' Plywood Skiff Plans

    Hartford 18' Plywood Skiff Plans

    The Hartford 18' skiff was drawn up for the Great River Race and to take a crew of 4 - a cox, 2 oarsmen plus a passenger who could take a turn at rowing. She has 5 planks per side and is built using the stitch and tape method for the shortest...

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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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  • Rhum 11'6" Plans

    Rhum 11'6" Plans

    This is a very simple 11’6’’x5’ ‘V’ bottomed dinghy for general purpose use. Her ‘V’ bottom and 5’ beam gives her both stability and a good turn of speed under both oars and sails. She can be built as...

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  • 7'6" Greenshank Plans

    7'6" Greenshank Plans

    The Greenshank is a pram version of the Redshank and has a length of 7’6’’ and a beam of 4’. The pram bow gives more space forward for stowing gear or for transporting crew out to your yacht. She is an ideal fishing dinghy. Construction is...

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  • 17' Mandarin Rowing Skiff

    17' Mandarin Rowing Skiff

    The Mandarin 17 has a beam of 45” and is designed with traditional oarlocks to mirror the traditional Thames skiffs. She may be fitted with a single or double rowing position and the plans detail a rudder and traditional foot rests. She uses 5 to 6...

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  • 18' Windrush Rowing Skiff

    18' Windrush Rowing Skiff

    This skiff has been drawn up for a client who specifically wanted to develop a design optimised for the “front rower” rowing system (www.frontrower.com) which allows the rower to face forward. For those who do not want to use this system we have...

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  • 14' Rod Fishing Coble Plans

    14' Rod Fishing Coble Plans

    Cobles take many different forms—this is a very different type to that found on the NE Coast of England which are used in the sea off exposed shorelines—this coble is of a type found on rivers and inlands waters and was used for rod fishing—mainly...

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  • 7'6" Redshank Plans

    7'6" Redshank Plans

    The Redshank is a beautiful traditional English stem dinghy. Her length is 7’6’’ and she has a beam of 4’ making her a very roomy dinghy for her size. Full-size mould shapes are given so that she may be made by the purist using traditional...

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  • Inishmore 10 Plans

    Inishmore 10 Plans

    The Inishmore is one of a number of strip planked designs that we have enabling the builder to finish up with a beautiful round bilged craft of light weight. The Inishmore is a lovely strip planked dinghy which was initially based upon our Highlander...

    $95.00
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  • 20' Cambridge Punt

    20' Cambridge Punt

    I have often been asked whether we had a traditional Thames or Oxbridge type punt in our design catalogue - now and American client has asked us to draw up a 20' (6.01m) example for simple stitch and tape construction. She has a beam of 3'10" (1.17m)...

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  • Medway Doble 12'6" Plans

    Medway Doble 12'6" Plans

    The Medway Doble was drawn up for Mr. John Lidstone who, having already built one of our Highlander dayboats, wanted a lightweight, car toppable craft of double ended shape suitable for river and estuary rowing and sailing. She has plenty of room...

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  • Skylark 14 Mark 3 Plans

    Skylark 14 Mark 3 Plans

    The original 14' Skylark was drawn up as a simple extension of the Skylark 12 using the same rig and simple fit-out details as the 12. We then remodelled the hull with an additional chine to give the Mark 2 version. This version uses the same hull shape...

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  • 15' Adirondack Guide Boat Plans

    15' Adirondack Guide Boat Plans

    The Adirondack Guide boats were used in the outback of North America in the 19th and early 20th Centuries for hunting, portaging etc and have a very distinctive shape with fairly pinched bow/stern sections and slack bilge shape. Beam was kept low so...

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  • 10' Grand Banks Dory Plans

    10' Grand Banks Dory Plans

    A simple ply Grand Banks Dory for stitch and tape construction using just 3 sheets of 6mm plywood - she may have stowage/buoyancy compartments in the ends and could take an electric outboard motor. 10 Grand Banks Dory Particulars LOA 10' 3...

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  • 10'9" Medway Skiff Plans

    10'9" Medway Skiff Plans

    The Medway 11 is a rowing skiff development of our Medway Doble design. We have retained the same 3 plywood planks per side and the simple stitch and tape method of construction. She uses just 3 sheets of 5 or 6mmplywood. As drawn, she is fitted out for...

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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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  • 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...

    $115.00
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  • 14'9" Grebe Peapod Plans

    14'9" Grebe Peapod Plans

    This design is a symmetrical Peapod - in other words the front and back of the hull are exactly the same which is how most Peapods were designed and built.The length is the maximum that can be obtained by butting 2 sheets of standard 8' plywood together...

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  • Hawke Bay 20' Rowing Skiff Plans

    Hawke Bay 20' Rowing Skiff Plans

    The Hawke Bay 20 shares the same features as the 22’ except that she is 2’ shorter and the drawings are for construction in stitch and tape plywood. She is a high volume skiff for offshore rowing in heavy seas. Despite her high buoyancy and storage...

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  • 16' Selway Fisher Melonseed Skiff Plans

    16' Selway Fisher Melonseed Skiff Plans

    The original Melonseed skiffs were gunning boats for hunting around the New Jersey area of North America. Unlike some of the other gunning skiffs and sneak boxes which were definitely inland boats, the Melonseeds were for use in more open and estuary...

    $27.00 - $196.00
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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...

    $27.00 - $169.00
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  • Rockland 11' Plans

    Rockland 11' Plans

    This dinghy was developed from our Skylark Mk 2 series of pram dinghies. The dinghy retains the flat, rockered bottom panel and the side panels are round bilge in shape and are either cold moulded or strip planked over the moulds which are drawn full...

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  • YW Heron Plans

    YW Heron Plans

    Heron class sailing dinghy was originally designed by Jack Holt and has been around now, for many years - many sailors first took to the water in a Heron and she remains a positive favourite amongst young and old alike with a very active Class...

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  • Acorn 11'6" Garvie Plans

    Acorn 11'6" Garvie Plans

    Again following the North American theme of solid working craft that are sadly no longer with us we have in the Acorn a sweet little craft which, with modern materials and methods, is easily built. Originally designed for carrying small cargoes she has,...

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