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Dinghies

  • 20' Thames Skiff Plans

    20' Thames Skiff Plans

    The Thames 20 rowing skiff is an elegant and very attractive skiff based upon a craft that we originally designed for a client who wanted a simple personal exercise craft which could be used on open inland waters. Construction uses the stitch and tape...

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  • Skylark 4' Plans

    Skylark 4' Plans

    This is a 4' version of our Mark 2 Skylark series of pram dinghies with a beam of 3' (0.92m). The design was developed for "Wood 'n' Tots" toys as a safe fun boat for small children to learn basic water skills in. Construction is stitch and tape using a...

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  • 14' Fitzroy Club Racing Dinghy Plans

    14' Fitzroy Club Racing Dinghy Plans

    This is my first ever design resurrected—I designed her as a school kid in 1969 and built her in the garage during 1970. In those days home computers did not exist and so she was built ply over frame.Having remodeled the lines I have redeveloped her...

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  • 24' Cambridge Punt Plans

    24' Cambridge Punt Plans

    This design is an extended 20' Cambridge type punt but with proportionally more beam. Having said that, the beam can be easily altered by changing the width of the bottom plank/panel and frames. Two methods of construction are shown - ply plank over...

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  • 13' Woodlark Catboat Plans

    13' Woodlark Catboat Plans

    Very much on the lines of the American Cat Boat, we have been able to retain much of the character of these charming boats by using a round bilge hull shape simply made using strip planks over chipboard moulds. The planks can be of most easily...

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  • 27' West Kerry Gig

    27' West Kerry Gig

    There are some rowing races that take place at West Kerry in Eire using 27' rowing gigs. The races take place in the open sea, in harbours and estuaries where there is often a severe chop. Each gig takes a crew of 4 with an additional member acting as...

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  • 12' Thames Skiff Plans

    12' Thames Skiff Plans

    This rowing skiff has been lightly modeled on the traditional Thames river skiffs. They were usually a lot longer and around 4' wide. Here, we have produced a design which will delight the rowing enthusiast who wants a light weight skiff with moderately...

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  • Sunray 11' Plans

    Sunray 11' Plans

    The Sunray was designed for Brightwater Boats - she is built using the clinker ply method with the ply frames and girders set up together on a strongback. She has a foredeck and aft tank plus side benches. Note - the plans do give computer...

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  • 15'4" Fly Fishing  Coble Plans

    15'4" Fly Fishing Coble Plans

    This design has been based upon our Northumbrian Coble designs - the client wanted a very stable seaworthy design mainly for outboard power but which could also be rowed and take a sail plan. Basic construction is for stitch and tape but the moulds/jig...

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  • 15' V Bottomed Ruddy Duck Punt Plans

    15' V Bottomed Ruddy Duck Punt Plans

    The Ruddy Duck has been based upon our simple flat bottomed Eider Duck Punt. We were asked to alter her for more serious rowing by a crew of 2 so we went for a double ended hull shape with a ‘V’ bottom and more rocker. The plans give details for...

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  • Today 11 Plans

    Today 11 Plans

    This useful dinghy was commissioned from us by the magazine SAILING TODAY and features as a series of articles on her construction in the Feb, March and April 1999 issues. the magazine wanted a simple but attractive plywood craft to be built using...

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  • 11'6" Eider Duck Punt Plans

    11'6" Eider Duck Punt Plans

    The Eider is a simple plywood duck punt suitable for river and canal rowing and some quiet fishing. We have given her a small transom stern to allow more stowage space and so that she could take a small petrol or electric outboard if required. She is...

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  • Highlander 14 - Sailing Version Plans

    Highlander 14 - Sailing Version Plans

    The Highlander 14' has comfortable sitting room for up to 8 people and with it's two athwartship rowing benches is an easily handled and stable pulling boat. With her loose footed lug rig she makes the ideal sailing craft for family sailing, club use...

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  • 15'9" Drift Boat Plans

    15'9" Drift Boat Plans

    Drift boats are usually used in tricky rivers with fast running currents and rocky passages for fly fishing. The oarsman sits aft, facing forward and uses the oars to manoeuvre the boat round rocks whilst the boat is carried down river by the current...

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  • 11' South Coast Scow Plans

    11' South Coast Scow Plans

    The clinker scow is a very popular little dinghy on the South Coast of England. Many are raced regularly by enthusiasts and many a big boat sailor learnt their seamanship on boats such as these. We were asked to draw up this example to replace a...

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  • Highlander 9' Plans

    Highlander 9' Plans

    Because most of our designs have their offsets and panel shapes stored on the computer, altering a particular design to suit a clients individual requirements of length, beam and draft, can be undertaken easily and quickly. The Highlander 9' is a good...

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  • Waif 12' Lightweight Rowing/Sailing Skiff Plans

    Waif 12' Lightweight Rowing/Sailing Skiff Plans

    This 12' x 4' rowing/sailing skiff was designed for Mr. M. Goodger who wanted a light, seaworthy skiff which would row well and optionally take a modest 35-50 sq ft sail. The attractive 5-plank hull is therefore based on the Stornoway 9. The drawings...

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  • Skylark 12' Plans

    Skylark 12' Plans

    The Skylark 12 is capable of having a small cuddy fitted forward for protection and shelter or simple dry storage of gear. Side benches can be fitted with storage or buoyancy under and the whole boat is big enough to be fitted out to your own...

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  • Bocar 8 Plans

    Bocar 8 Plans

    The Bocar 8 is born out of a wish to get even! A couple of years ago I was asked to design a 6' dinghy which would form the lid of a car roof box. I duly did this but received no Royalties - the product featured on two TV programs in the UK, died a...

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  • Skylark 6' Plans

    Skylark 6' Plans

    Although only 6' long we have given her good internal volume with a beam of 3'8". This gives plenty of buoyancy in the ends of the boat so that she does not exhibit the usual tippiness of craft of this size. Her overall weight will be less than 50 lbs...

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  • Cegall 11' Plans

    Cegall 11' Plans

    The Cegall has been designed for Chippendale Craft and is very much based upon the 14' Kingfisher design. The method of construction is just the same with a pre-shaped ply centre girder forming the centreboard case and stem - this is epoxied to the...

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  • Westray 9 Plans

    Westray 9 Plans

    Several years ago I was asked by PJS Boats to draw up a modified Highlander 16 dayboat with a real seagoing jaunty sheer and plenty of stability to take a powerful rig. The Westray 16 was born and later they asked me to design a smaller dinghy in...

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  • 14' Thames Skiff Plans

    14' Thames Skiff Plans

    This is a 14’ (4.27m) x 4’2” (1.27m) stitch and tape/clinker/ply Thames Skiff – similar to our Thames 12 skiff - for Mr. B. Lammerton - she retains the same “wineglass” type transom and construction is for stitch &...

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  • St. Bronagh 18' Strip Planked Skiff Plans

    St. Bronagh 18' Strip Planked Skiff Plans

    Plans are now available here for the double ended St.Bronagh skiff designed for Tyrone Boats for coastal rowing - she has a low wetted surface area hull capable of excellent performance in offshore conditions with two crew and a cox. The plans are for...

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  • Loddon 20' Strip Planked or FRP Skiff Plans

    Loddon 20' Strip Planked or FRP Skiff Plans

    The Loddon 20 is round bilged and can be made using foam sandwich (FRP) and strip plank Cedar construction methods. The moulds, transom and inner stem shape. She is designed for 2 or 3 rowing plus a cox or 2 rowing plus cox and passenger. The hull shape...

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  • 14' Exe Dory Plans

    14' Exe Dory Plans

    Looking for an enjoyable way to exercise, and a pleasurable few weekends working with your hands? If so, then the 14ft. EXE DORY will certainly meet your requirements. Very simple in construction, using the stitch and tape method to produce a strong and...

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  • Drake 18' Sharpie Plans

    Drake 18' Sharpie Plans

    A very simple 18’x 5’2’’ ply sharpie drawn with a simple unstayed sprit boom rig and a ply centreboard. Ideal for estuary cruising and an excellent ‘big’ boat for first time construction. In it’s basic form 10 sheets of 3/8’’ ply and 1...

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  • Deben 400 Rowing Skiff Plans

    Deben 400 Rowing Skiff Plans

    The Deben 400 is a rowing skiff inspired by the Cornish Flashboats—they were 18’ or more in length and used around Fowey for river transport. This version is just under 13’ long and for single recreational rowing. She has a narrow flat bottom...

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  • Docat Suppliment Plans

    Docat Suppliment Plans

    This is a suppliment - you also need Exe Dory plans to build this boat Based upon two EXE DORY hulls, this nippy little catarmaran makes the ideal beach boat and swimming platform for the family. Existing EXE DORIES can be converted...

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  • Simplicity 8 Plans

    Simplicity 8 Plans

    This is a very simple but pretty single chine 'V' bottom dinghy designed for use as a tender, fishing boat, or with her simple lug rig, as a sail trainer for your children. Length is 7'9" (2.36m); Beam 4' (1.23m); Weight approx. 55 lbs (25 kg)...

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  • Drake 13' Sharpie Plans

    Drake 13' Sharpie Plans

    The DRAKE 13 fits snuggly between the 11 and 18 footers and offers a lighweight and roomy dinghy/dayboat for family sailing. She can be built with or without the centreboard and rig to offer a simple rowing boat that can be used as a utility tender for...

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  • 18'x33" Simple Estate Punt

    18'x33" Simple Estate Punt

    A simple ply over frame punt for general estate duties as well as river poling – not as shapely as our Cambridge punts but simple and efficient—the plans show aft storage but she could be fitted out in many different ways and could have a small...

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  • 13'4" Selway Fisher Melonseed Skiff Plans

    13'4" Selway Fisher Melonseed Skiff Plans

    The 13'4" Melonseed skiff follows the same lineage as her 16' sister (below) and in fact, you will probably find more of this length than the longer boat around the shores of New Jersey. This shorter example has a pierced toe rail which was...

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  • Simplicity 8 Classic Plans

    Simplicity 8 Classic Plans

    The Simplicity 8 Classic is modified version of the original Simplicity 8 which was designed for simple stitch and tape construction. In this case, the drawings for the Classic version show details for her to be built using the ply over frame method. A...

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  • 12'4" Petite Brise Plans

    12'4" Petite Brise Plans

    We have 4 or 5 Swampscotts (plus several other Dories of different type) with their rockered bottom panel and rounded topsides. The Petite Brise 12'4" Dory Skiff was designed to be used as the new tender for the famous Jolie Brise French Pilot...

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  • Highlander 10' Plans

    Highlander 10' Plans

    The 10' Highlander uses 3 sheets of 6mm (1/4") ply and is considerably larger than it's smaller sister and is ideal for use as a general purpose tender or fishing boat. Her lug rig makes her ideal for teaching children to sail and her topsides are high...

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  • Stornoway 14 Plans

    Stornoway 14 Plans

    At last we have added a 14' version of our Stornoway design to our range of Dinghies & Dayboats - she has been much requested and we have taken the opportunity to base her construction on the highly successful Kingfisher design with its continuous...

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  • 17' Thames Rowing Skiff

    17' Thames Rowing Skiff

    I have often been asked to stretch the basic Thames 12 design—using the same beam—to a skiff capable of having 2 rowing positions—we now have this in the 17’ Thames Skiff which has the same attractive 5 planks per side hull shape and using the...

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  • 18' Exe Dory

    18' Exe Dory

    The 18' Exe Dory uses three sheets of 3/8’’ ply and two sheets of 1/2’’ ply in it’s construction. It is built on a simple framework which becomes an integral part of the boat’s structure. Beam is 4’5 1/2’’ across the gunwales and...

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  • Skylark 9' Plans

    Skylark 9' Plans

    We have designed the Skylark 9 for a Tasmanian client who needed a dinghy which was not so big that he could not handle it in and out of the water by himself and which could handle a short, steep chop and blowy conditions safely. The dinghy also had...

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  • Highlander 14 - Rowing Version Plans

    Highlander 14 - Rowing Version Plans

    The Highlander 14' has comfortable sitting room for up to 8 people and with it's two athwartship rowing benches is an easily handled and stable pulling boat. With her loose footed lug rig she makes the ideal sailing craft for family sailing, club use...

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  • 7'9" Ariel Plans

    7'9" Ariel Plans

    The Ariel pram dinghy was originally designed for Joseph Thompson & Co. Ltd., for them to produce in kit form to promote their Cedar Speed Strip product. Speed Strip is still available from them but they are no longer producing the kits and the plans,...

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  • Stornoway 12 Plans

    Stornoway 12 Plans

    Second in what will become a classic range of craft is the Stornoway 12. She has 6 planks per side giving her a lovely round hull. The standard drawings give the plank shapes for stitch and epoxy construction but as with all our designs, we can...

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  • Skylark 14

    Skylark 14

    The Skylark 14 is another example of a modified set of standard plans. Mr. Rodrigez of Portugal asked for a longer version of our Skylark 12 and we were quickly able to stretch the original on our CAD system. The new panel shapes were developed very...

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  • Skylark 8' Plans

    Skylark 8' Plans

    The hull shape of the Skylark 8 gives plenty of room right forward making her a good load carrier as well as very stable. We have had our whole family (2 adults and 3 young children) in her for pic-nics along the canal. She has a length of 7'11" and a...

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  • 22' Hawke Bay Skiff Plans

    22' Hawke Bay Skiff Plans

    The Hawke Bay is a large single rowing skiff designed for a New Zealand client who wanted to go on rowing expeditions around the coasts of North & South Islands. She has been given plenty of freeboard and buoyancy to cater with the sharp chop...

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  • Highlander 12' Plans

    Highlander 12' Plans

    Using just 4 sheets of 1/4" ply, the 12' Highlander is a lot of boat for it's material cost, and with it's wide side benches and an easily handled sprit rig, it is an ideal dinghy to teach children to sail or to simply potter about in. With buoyancy...

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  • 15'2" Oarsome Plywood Skiff Plans

    15'2" Oarsome Plywood Skiff Plans

    The Oarsome 15'2" skiff has been designed for the Oarsome Chance Foundation as a simple stitch and tape ply skiff. Oarsome Chance focuses on young people aged from 9 -19 years old who are disengaged from mainstream education and are at risk of...

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  • 9'4" Northumbrian Coble Plans

    9'4" Northumbrian Coble Plans

    This is the smallest version of our highly successful Northumbrian Coble range of cruising dinghies. She can sail with 2 crew or row/motor with 3 and has plenty of reserve buoyancy in her lines—she has the same tumblehome, generous freeboard and deep...

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  • 16' Port Sorell Rowing Skiff Plans

    16' Port Sorell Rowing Skiff Plans

    The Port Sorell 16 is a skiff for rough waters having generous freeboard and fairly full sections fore and aft. This means, that for her type, she is a good load carrier and can be rowed single or double. For those wanting a good general purpose rowing...

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