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  • Sweet Pea Study Plan Download

    Sweet Pea Study Plan Download

    For full Printed Plans for Sweet Pea, click HERE For a full Sweet Pea Plan Digital Download, click HERE Sweet Pea was designed to produce a racer for a club I based on a very large estuary. With a mostly mature membership and close to 200 miles of...
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  • Cinderella Free Plans

    Cinderella Free Plans

    Free plans. To download the file, click HERE 144 by 30in flat-bottomed, round-sided, elegant but easy to build canoe intended for stitch and glue construction using 3/8in marine ply epoxy and tape on the inside and either epoxy and tape or glass...
  • Scraps Printed Plans

    Scraps Printed Plans

    For Scraps as an instant download, click HERE Our tides here run to 10 or 12 ft, which means that little Spook has to be anchored out in close to 20 ft of water at high tide in order to not be aground at low tide. Spook, my 18ft gaff sloop lives on a...
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  • Glider Free Plans

    Glider Free Plans

    To download these plans, click HERE I confess that designing and building small boats has become something of an addiction. A couple of years and a trailerable trimaran later (another story), I thought it would be great fun to build a 12-foot version of...
  • 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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  • Mixer2 Plans PDF

    Mixer2 Plans PDF

    Eventually I tweaked Mixer to have a "through the water" bow. It's the same change that Roar went through to become Roar2. I called the new boat Mixer2 and here are some lines of it.The rest of the boat is identical to Mixer although it appears that I...
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  • 36' Bullfinch Narrow Boat Plans

    36' Bullfinch Narrow Boat Plans

    The Bullfinch is a typical standard steel narrow boat with a cruiser stern for home construction. The drawings and details are for the hull, deck and superstructure steel work only. Engine bed and rudder details are also shown. A study plan showing a...
    $34.00 - $236.00
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  • Gypsy (full plans) Download

    Gypsy (full plans) Download

    Sheet ply or grp flat panel dory shaped hullsStrip cedar round bilge hulls, ply decks An open deck version of Gypsy is also available LENGTH O.A. 8.5m 28ftLENGTH W.L. 8.1m 26ft6inBEAM OA 5.4m 17ft9inDISPL (empty) 1.8T 4000lbsDISPL (loaded) 2.4T...
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  • 17' Esk Sea Kayak Plans

    17' Esk Sea Kayak Plans

    The 17’ Esk is a development of our 2 other Esk designs. She has the same swept up bow and flared out the forward sections to help her in choppy waters and her additional length gives her more storage space and a good ride in choppy waters. She...
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  • Minuetto Sprint Plans

    Minuetto Sprint Plans

    Length 6.50mDesigner: Paolo Lodigiani and Matteo CostaChine hull, plywood constructionBuilding Skills: mediumMinitransat Class The Mini Transat Class was born from a somewhat crazy idea of organizing a solitary Transatlantic regatta on board a small...
    $16.00 - $205.00
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  • Drontheim Yawl (Plank/Frames only) Plans

    Drontheim Yawl (Plank/Frames only) Plans

    21'8" x 6' x 3' (mid-depth) Drontheim Yawl for the Causeway Coast Kayak Assoc. - this is a traditional Irish open yawl and we have been asked to model her on the computer and develop the 9 hull planks for stitch and tape construction plus frame shapes...
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  • 18' Red Shrike Runabout Plans

    18' Red Shrike Runabout Plans

    Designed along the lines of a traditional 1930's runabout with rounded tumblehome to the topsides at the transom, the drawings detail her for construction using computer generated frames/bulkheads, transom and stem. Ribbands are then slotted into the...
    $34.00 - $270.00
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  • Cape Henry 21 Plans

    Cape Henry 21 Plans

    Cape Henry 21 hull and internal structure, centreplate version.Pretty, and quick too!~ Charmingly traditional~ Family weekending~ Berth-length cockpit seats~ Tow to exotic locations~ Gaff or marconi rig~ Centreplate or bilge keels~ Gunkhole favourite...
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  • Tahitiana Full Plans PDF

    Tahitiana Full Plans PDF

    32' steel sailing cruiser "TAHITIANA" - 32' Sailboat, steel. Redesign of Jack Hanna's famous "TAHITI". Ketch or cutter rigged. 31' 6" LOA, Beam 10' 2", Draft 4' 4". Displacement 14,000 to 18,000 lbs. Includes arrangements, lines, table of offsets,...
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  • Avon 12 Motor Sailer Plans

    Avon 12 Motor Sailer Plans

    This is a smaller version of the Avon 22 multi role boat for a client who wants a light easily transported boat for use around the coast of Anglesey which is efficient under outboard power but which will also show a clean pair of heels under sail. She...
    $34.00 - $108.00
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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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  • 25' 4" Breton Lugger Plans

    25' 4" Breton Lugger Plans

    The Breton Lugger is a simple 2 chine, 'V' bottomed ply over frame yacht. her hull shape is based on the Breton type made simple in chined plywood. The framework is made up of ply bulkheads edged with pine frames set up with ply bow and stern...
    $34.00 - $439.00
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  • 21' Rona Yawl Plans

    21' Rona Yawl Plans

    This little ship has been designed for the sailing author Derek Harvey and incorporates many ideas gleaned from his years of sailing experience. The starting point for the design was the requirement for a trailable boat with comfortable internal...
    $34.00 - $439.00
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  • Jarvis 17 Plans

    Jarvis 17 Plans

    The Jarvis 17' motor launch has been drawn up for clinker/ply construction - a building jig is made which consists of chipboard mould shapes mounted on a strongback. Ribbands (stringers) are inserted into the moulds at each lap and these help in...
    $27.00 - $169.00
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  • Trumpet Plans PDF

    Trumpet Plans PDF

    "TRUMPET" - 18' Rough water clinker-built runabout, wood. This is a modified v-bottom outboard powered "pocket cruiser", with cuddy cabin and bunks forward. 6' 6" beam. Includes 1958 original article run in Sports Afield's Boatbuilding Annual, lines,...
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  • Trover Printed Plans

    Trover Printed Plans

    For Trover Plans Digital Download, click HERE I had been asked by an aid organization to design the simplest possible inshore and estuary fishing boat for the people of East Timor, the villagers were dependent upon their boats for their survival, they...
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  • Lanui Plans PDF

    Lanui Plans PDF

    A stand up paddleboard 12.9" x 29" - 3.89m x 74cm Maximum recommended capacity is 220lbs {100kg} Weight 25-30lbs/12kg. For Printed Plans for Lanui, click HERE The Lanui paddleboard is a lightweight, inexpensive and quick and easy to build skin-on-frame...
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  • Simplicity 14 Plans

    Simplicity 14 Plans

    This handy pocket cruiser has been designed for a client who wanted an ultra simple and cheap sailing cruiser for estuary sailing and which would get him across the Channel. The construction could not be more simple and rugged with pre-shaped hull panels...
    $34.00 - $203.00
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  • 15' Huntsman Plans

    15' Huntsman Plans

    The 15' Huntsman is a simple 2 planks per side open canoe with a V bottom and single chine making construction fast with the stitch and tape construction method. The canoe can take 2 adults and more if required and is ideal for trekking with camping...
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  • Roof Rack Printed Plans

    Roof Rack Printed Plans

    For a digital download of full plans, click HERE Designs come about in all sorts of ways, and this one was more unusual than most. My friend Marcus had been "sorting out" his 19ft long ferro cement Donovan designed keeler and had extracted a casual...
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  • U2 HULLZ Plans PDF

    U2 HULLZ Plans PDF

    U2-HULLZ , is a wedge design that takes it to the next level. The builder has the option to construct any of 5 defined hull sizes, or anything else of their choosing. The plans are complete, and provide the builder with many options which will...
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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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  • Paloma Open Power Plans

    Paloma Open Power Plans

    The PALOMA, in its various versions, derives from a fruitful collaboration with our clients and, perhaps, also for this reason, it seems to have met the favour of the public. It all started from the request of a client who wanted an inboard motor boat,...
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  • 8' Nymph Plans

    8' Nymph Plans

    This is the last and smallest of the fly fishing hulls that I have designed. With hulls now at 8, 9, and 10 feet, there is no good reason to go either longer or shorter with a flat bottomed hull for fly fishing. If someone needs a larger hull, then one...
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  • Mighty Mini Plans PDF

    Mighty Mini Plans PDF

    The request for The Mighty Mini came from my readers, for a small almost single sheet boat of skiff design. It includes an ample beam, and freeboard, generous internal volume, single seating, and safety buoyancy. It is sturdy, easy to build,...
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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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  • AF4 BREVE Plans PDF

    AF4 BREVE Plans PDF

    "Dear Jim, I've got to tell you - that little AF4b of yours is a marvel.I've logged close to a thousand miles on her so far, through streams,rivers, canals, bays, sounds, and even one unplanned foray intothe wide Atlantic*; in blazing sunshine, driving...
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  • Swan 20 Plans

    Swan 20 Plans

    20' x 5'6" ultra simple light weight stitch and glue sharpie. Can be constructed in 3 sections for easy transport and storage. Also optional cubby and water ballast tank. Pre-shaped side and bottom hull panels are stitched and taped together with ply...
    $34.00 - $135.00
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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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  • Fliptail-6 Plans PDF

    Fliptail-6 Plans PDF

    Fliptail 6 Assembled - 6'2" (188cm) Long - 40" (102cm) Wide - 16" (40cm) High. Folded - 6'2" (188cm) Long - 24" (60cm) Wide - 10" (25cm) High. Weight - Basic boat from 15 kilos (33lbs) Carrying capacity - Two adults or 150 kilos (330lbs) Max...
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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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  • Naut 350 Plans PDF

    Naut 350 Plans PDF

    A friend asked me to draw a contemporary fast sailing dinghy. The hull shape has been tested in a VPP program. 6 sheets of ACX 5 mm, 1/5 plywood. Simple stitch & tape epoxy building, with glass fiber on the hull, chines and all edges...
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  • Lambay Island 22 Plans

    Lambay Island 22 Plans

    This is a 22' motor boat with a large cockpit area and comfortable accommodation with 2 large berths, w.c. compartment and galley with dining space. The drawings are originally for steel construction but she could be made out of plywood over a simple...
    $34.00 - $304.00
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  • AWOL Printed Plans

    AWOL Printed Plans

    For study plan download, click HERE. For AWOL Plans digital 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...
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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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  • 41' Humber Steel Motor Barge Plans

    41' Humber Steel Motor Barge Plans

    This is a steel multi-chine motor barge for use in the waters of the UK and Europe, crossing the Channel and exploring the rivers and canals of the European mainland. She has a section of parallel middle-body which means that she can be stretched. She...
    $47.00 - $608.00
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  • Ptarmigan 17' Plans

    Ptarmigan 17' Plans

    The 6’ beam version of the Ptarmigan 15 is quite popular and now we have extended the whole design to 17’x6’11’’. Although only 2’ longer than her sister, the Ptarmigan 17 has quite a bit more volume for...
    $34.00 - $236.00
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  • SEI Printed Plans

    SEI Printed Plans

    For a Study Plan Download, click HERE   For a Full Plan Digital Download, click HERE   I really like double ended boats, they have a grace and beauty that the blunt ended craft don't have, but I wanted one that would meet a particular set of...
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  • V14 Runabout Plans

    V14 Runabout Plans

    Click HERE for free study plan download Full size templates for this boat are available HERESpecifications Length - 13' 10" Beam - 4' 10"Bare Hull Weight - (approx) 250 lbsPower Requirement: 10 to 30 hp, short shaft outboard 'V14' is an (almost)...
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  • North Pacific 60 Plans

    North Pacific 60 Plans

    The North Pacific 60 is a long range comfortable cruising yacht. Designed originally for a client in Hong Kong for use in the Philippines she has a wide beam and relatively shoal draft with a centreboard to enable her to get into anchorages...
    $101.00 - $2,025.00
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  • 12' Taw Plans

    12' Taw Plans

    The 12'Taw is a simple 'V' bottomed plywood runabout for two people. Construction starts with the plywood frames/bulkheads being slotted onto a plywood central girder and the transom fitted. Bottom stringers are added to stiffen the bottom area...
    $27.00 - $135.00
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  • 15' Trican Motor Canoe Plans

    15' Trican Motor Canoe Plans

    The client who asked for this design, Jim Ferguson (who has sadly now passed on), wanted a design that could be used in a number of ways - a true multi-role craft for use in Australian waters. The main hull can be used by itself as a simple motor canoe...
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  • Ceecan 19 Plans

    Ceecan 19 Plans

    CEECAN is a simple river cruiser for outboard power. Her hull may be stretched or shortened to suit and her superstructure and deck layout changed to you own requirements. The drawings give details for the hull and superstructure construction. She may...
    $27.00 - $135.00
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  • Venezia 525 Plans PDF

    Venezia 525 Plans PDF

    A classical motor launch based on a simple plywood epoxy semi-dory hull. Rear self-draining cockpit, a central siting place with protecting coamings, and a forward locker with a hatch. The shape of the bottom is given by a central backbone where the...
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