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  • Zeta 14ft Trimaran Plans Download

    Zeta 14ft Trimaran Plans Download

    About Woods Downloadable Plans Free Study Plans - Click HERE Zeta is another of my small, hard chine plywood trimaran, but this time it is a fast singlehander with the emphasis on being as simple and quick to build as possible. The photo below shows my...
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  • Naut 420 Plans PDF

    Naut 420 Plans PDF

    14 foot simple cruising sailboat for two overnight or three for a day cruise, design for protected or inlands waters.A classic design pocket sailboat with 2 berths and a small cockpit.11 sheets of ACX 3/8" plywood.I recommend using epoxy, without glass...
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  • Baby Wren Plans

    Baby Wren Plans

    The Baby Wren canoe was designed for Tyrone Boats and is a smaller single seat version of our 15’10’’ Wren Canadian canoe. She has a similar hull shape with a flat (but rockered) bottom hull panel and two chines per side. This makes her...
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  • Rathlin 20 Motor Yacht Plans

    Rathlin 20 Motor Yacht Plans

    For Motor Sailer Supplement Click HERE Our Rathlin design is not the type of motor yacht that you would normally see these days as a new ‘‘modern’’ design. Most new craft of the motor type to come off the drawing board now,...
    $27.00 - $338.00
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  • Heron 14 Plans

    Heron 14 Plans

    This is a slightly smaller and more simple single chine version of the Grey Swan. The design is very adaptable and bulkhead positions, the rig and the keel configuration may be altered to suit your own individual requirements. All the panel shapes...
    $34.00 - $203.00
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  • 49' Red Grouse Plans

    49' Red Grouse Plans

    This was originally a design contract for the detailed refit drawings for a canoe sterned wood hull which had been totally stripped of it's original accommodation, decking, rig etc. We drew up a new design which has sleeping accommodation for 8 in...
    $95.00 - $1,148.00
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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...
    $27.00 - $236.00
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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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  • Sinbad Nesting Dinghy Plans PDF

    Sinbad Nesting Dinghy Plans PDF

    A nesting dinghy for your yacht Plans for this dinghy consist of two A0 (44"x33")sheets and one A1 (33"x22") sheet and detailed building instructions. Principal dimensions:   L.O.A. 3.08 m (10' 1") Beam 1.43 m (4' 8") Sail area 5.20 m2 (56 sqft) ...
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  • Sundowner Study Plan Download

    Sundowner Study Plan Download

    For a Sundowner Full Printed Plans, click HERE For Full Digital Download Plans for Sundowner, click HERE Sundowner was drawn up in response to an enquiry from a customer who's dream it was to build a small ocean going cruiser with his own hands, then...
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  • Boatbuilding For Beginners (and Beyond)

    Boatbuilding For Beginners (and Beyond)

    Jim Michalak's long awaited second book is here. Garth Battista, of Breakaway Books, convinced Jim to put down everything he knows about boat building in a professionally printed and bound book. Much of the material comes from Jim's popular online...
  • "Fritz" a Tender

    "Fritz" a Tender

    Free plans. To download the file, click HERE Here is an easy to built small dinghy. 2 m (almost 8 feed) long with a weight of 18 kg ( 60lbs light). The boat served us well on our 11 year journey on our PELICAN catamaran. I could row it till wind...
  • Harrier 13' Motor Dory Plans

    Harrier 13' Motor Dory Plans

    The Harrier is a simple single chined 'V' bottomed stitch and tape ply dory for outboard power. She has been designed to give as much carrying capacity as possible in a 13' car-toppable boat making her suitable for fishing and picnicking as well as for...
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  • Jewelbox Plans PDF

    Jewelbox Plans PDF

    Here is a boat that is supposed to be self righting to a great degree without ballast! Jewelbox has the combination proven by Bolger's Birdwatcher of high sides with a thick bottom and low down crew weight to act as ballast. Karl James told me his boat...
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  • Scow 420 Free Plans

    Scow 420 Free Plans

    For metric plans, click HEREFor imperial plans, click HERE 14 foot simple camper sailboat for two, designed for protected or inlands waters. A very simple boat to build with basic tools and material, all plywood parts have the same thickness. I...
  • Voyager Plans

    Voyager Plans

    Length-14-1/2 feetBeam-33 inchesDraft-4 inchesWeight-35 to 40 poundsClick HERE for a bill of materialsVoyager, like her smaller sister Indian Girl, was strongly influenced by the decked canoes from the late 1800’s. Voyager, however, shows more...
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  • Ebihen 16 - Strip Planked

    Ebihen 16 - Strip Planked

    Traditional sail boat, 4.8 m long, with outboard motor well, strip planked over laminated frames For Ebihen Study Plans click HERE Hull length / waterline 4.80/4.54 m   Sail area 15.5 m²   Breadth / waterline 1.85 / 1.64...
    $238.00 - $343.00
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  • KAYAK+ Plans PDF

    KAYAK+ Plans PDF

    KAYAK specifications: OAL: 95 inches Max Width: 30 inches Height: 15 inches (12" option) Weight: 40 pounds Max load = 250 pounds Draw: 4", with average weight operator Well, I have completed yet another boat...
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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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  • Kidyak Plans PDF

    Kidyak Plans PDF

    A kid size kayak for kids. 10' x 19.5" {3.05m x 49.5cm} suitable for kids up to about 90 lbs {41kg} Weight about 15 lbs {7kg} For printed plans for Kidyak, click HERE The Kidyak is a child sized skin-on-frame kayak, suitable for kids up to about 90 lbs...
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  • 12'/16' Ranger Plans

    12'/16' Ranger Plans

    The Ranger is a simple multi-purpose canoe design for first time or young builders who want a quick, simple and low cost boat to get them onto inland waterways. Although a single chine design she still has graceful lines and she can be built both in 12'...
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  • DUO 480C "jigsaw" Plans

    DUO 480C "jigsaw" Plans

    DUO 480C under construction in New Zealand   This design cost me more time than I thought it would, but the result is precisely what I wanted: an easy to built boat with a lot of possibilities for the weekend sailor. With its beam of only 2,30m (7...
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  • Micro Mouse Free Plans

    Micro Mouse Free Plans

     Free plans. To download the file, click HERE I've had a number of requests for a still smaller Mouse, and the Micro Mouse is it! However, I also wanted to create a official Mouse with a flat bottom and curved sides for, although the...
  • 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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  • Piccup Squared Plans PDF

    Piccup Squared Plans PDF

    Piccup Pram was my first design to get built. Here is a photo of Chris Feller's up Chicago way. She is shown with the original 55 square foot rig. I still have the boat. The sail rig has been experimented with many times but the hull is identical today...
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  • Ten Footers: Zen, Polly, Junior, Scheggia Plans

    Ten Footers: Zen, Polly, Junior, Scheggia Plans

    Four stitch and glue day sailers Let us now consider these four Ten-footers which have a common (stitch and glue) method of construction and a chine hull. It is perhaps necessary to explain why there are four projects on this theme. Firstly, the...
    $69.00 - $85.00
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  • 19'6" Pocket Cruiser Plans

    19'6" Pocket Cruiser Plans

    This little ship, with it’s shallow draft, is ideal for exploring estuaries as well as for coastal cruising with a young family. Having bilge keels means that she will dry out level making her easily berthed in a creek. LOD (Length over deck)...
    $34.00 - $465.00
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  • Toto Plans Instant Download

    Toto Plans Instant Download

    Toto has been my most successful design. Initially she was an experiment to test a new bow shape - a deep V bow that blends into a multichine well aft. There's a twist in the bow bilge panels and at the time I didn't know how to expand those panels on...
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  • Katta 545 Plans PDF

    Katta 545 Plans PDF

    A pocket cruiser catamaran for two to four, with flat bottoms inspired by the genius Berque’s twin M5. Stich and glue building on light frames and bulkheads. A large rear beam and a mast float should help in case of capsize. Each hull has a large...
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  • Composite Cruiser Plans PDF

    Composite Cruiser Plans PDF

    FEATURES:Ultra Lightweight (less than 30 pounds)Seats 1 (or 2 with additional center module)Unsinkable with air-cell constructionPaddle, Row or Trolling Motor poweredFits in most vehicles for transportCoroPlast hull material requires little or no...
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  • Pilgrim Printed Plans

    Pilgrim Printed Plans

    For Pilgrim Study Plan instant download, click HERE For Pilgrim Full Plan digital 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...
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  • Julie Skiff Free Plans

    Julie Skiff Free Plans

    Free plans. To download the file, click HERE This boat has been designed by an amateur with no qualifications in boat design or boatbuilding and should be regarded as experimental until several have been built. The designer accepts no liability for...
  • Origami 8 Plans PDF

    Origami 8 Plans PDF

    Origami 8also see Origami 6   Folded: 8' (2.4m) Long - 18" (45cm) Wide - 4" (10cm) High.Assembled: 8' (2.4m) Long - 40" (100cm) Wide - 16" (40cm) High.Weight: From 20 kilos (42lbs)Carrying capacity: Three adults or 220kilos (490lbs)Max outboard...
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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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  • Koalen 18

    Koalen 18

    Pocket cruiser and traditional gaffer 18′ 1/2 For a study Plan digital download, click HERE Hull length / waterline    5.64 / 5.05 m Sail area    23.3 m² Breadth / waterline    2.22 / 1.82...
    $475.00 - $660.00
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  • Indian Girl Plans

    Indian Girl Plans

    Length-12-1/2 feetBeam-32 inchesDraft-4 inchesWeight-30 to 35 poundsIndian Girl was strongly influenced by several canoes from the late 1800’s when canoeing was at its peak in this country. J. Henry Rushton’s Indian Princess, Rob Roy and Nessmuck’s...
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  • Vamp Plans PDF

    Vamp Plans PDF

    After the success Frank Kahr had with Robote I designed a smaller version with most of the same features. The idea was to get a fast and seaworthy boat that would cartop so easily that you would want to leave it on the car top more or less all the...
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  • Diana Plans PDF

    Diana Plans PDF

    "DIANA" - 25' classic fantail steam launch, wood. Includes outboard profile, arrangements, lines, table of offsets, framing plans, scantlings, etc. 3 sheets.   The velvety power of steam captures the affection of any man who has monkeyed with it...
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  • OliveOyl Plans PDF

    OliveOyl Plans PDF

    OliveOyl was designed for someone who liked AF3 but wanted more cabin room and comfort, but not more length. So I actually had some AF4breve drawings handy when I drew the lines for the new boat. Although Olive is the same length as AF3 the cabin is...
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  • 12'6" Outboard Motor Canoe Plans

    12'6" Outboard Motor Canoe Plans

    This canoe is an adaptation of our Waterman 16 Mk2 open canoe requested by a client who wanted a lightweight craft which he could easily car top and which would safely take a small outboard motor to use for fishing and camping. Her beam has been widened...
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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...
    $27.00 - $297.00
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  • Little TRI Plans

    Little TRI Plans

    I have built almost anything that can sail. At the age of 12 my first sail thing, an ice "boat". I used skates which had to be mounted on shoes as runners. Big fun, very fast, only the lake was too short. Then there where monohulls of various sizes...
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  • Colibri Plans PDF

    Colibri Plans PDF

      This small dinghy can be used for fishing, pleasure rowing or as a tender for a bigger yacht. It can also be fitted with a small outboard motor. The boat has a relatively high freeboard and can take a fair amount of load. It handles...
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  • 25'1" Kari 4 Sailing Cruiser Plans

    25'1" Kari 4 Sailing Cruiser Plans

    The Kari 4 follows in the tradition of her smaller sisters in having a hull with 4 planks per side. Her construction starts with the assembly of a plywood framework consisting of a ply fore and aft girder incorporating the centreboard case etc slotted...
    $34.00 - $574.00
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  • Wee Lassie Plans PDF

    Wee Lassie Plans PDF

    A classic solo canoe 10'6" x 27" {3.2m x 68.5cm} Maximum recommended capacity: 200lbs {91kg} Weight about 19lbs {9kg} Build time, from plans, is 20-25 hours For printed plans for Wee Lassie, click HERE J. Henry Rushton was a New York boat builder during...
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  • Catbox Plans

    Catbox Plans

    Note: You can purchase Catbox plans by using the "Add to Cart" button above, or you can download a free PDF file containing the plans by clicking HEREIn recent years I've seen several PDR boats at our Rend Lake meets. Chuck Leinweber asked me to...
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  • Disko Dreadnought Plans PDF

    Disko Dreadnought Plans PDF

    Disko Dreadnought18' x 23" {5.48m x 58.4cm} To my mind, the 1931 Disko Bay is one of the classic West Greenland style qajaqs, and it has been reproduced in large numbers by builders looking for an authentic and great handling boat. For printed plans for...
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  • Sundowner Printed Plans

    Sundowner Printed Plans

    For a Sundowner Study Plan PDF, click HERE For a Sundowner Full Plan Digital Download, click HERE Sundowner was drawn up in response to an enquiry from a customer who's dream it was to build a small ocean going cruiser with his own hands, then sail it on...
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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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