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  • 19' Jola Gaff Cutter Plans

    19' Jola Gaff Cutter Plans

    This cracker of a little ship, will take you cruising into shallow waters and creeks whilst at the same time provide a seaworthy yacht for coastal and cross-channel sailing. Starting from aft, she has an outboard well, spacious self-draining...
    $34.00 - $338.00
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  • Diapason 750 Plans

    Diapason 750 Plans

    Lenght 7.50m Designer: Paolo Lodigiani and Matteo Costa Chine hull, plywood construction Building Skills: expert A 7.50 m length is, for a small cabin cruiser, a dimension which offers a great advantage and a few inconveniences. The advantage is...
    $13.00 - $673.00
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  • 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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  • Woobo Plans PDF

    Woobo Plans PDF

    Woobo was designed for the "perfect skiff" competition that Wooden Boat magazine had about ten years ago (hence the name "Woobo"). I didn't win anything and the experience led me to never enter another contest. Although the contest was well conceived I...
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  • Q-17 Plans PDF

    Q-17 Plans PDF

    The Q-17 is a plywood sloop designed for the amateur builder. The construction is Taped Seam with FRP sheathing, which means that it is permanently tight and a strong, one piece structure. All parts are detailed so that they may be prefabricated. No...
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  • 14' Duette Cat Boat Plans

    14' Duette Cat Boat Plans

    The Duette 14 is a round bilged strip planked cat boat which can be built either as an open day boat or, with it's removable cabin top, as a pocket cruiser with berth space for 2 people and room for a small galley. The mould shapes have been computer...
    $34.00 - $182.00
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  • 13'9" Christine Plans

    13'9" Christine Plans

    Christine is one of our most popular designs and is a lightweight open canoe for both occasional use and for single long distance trekking. She was designed for a client in Australia who wanted a canoe of similar design to our Little Kate and Pete...
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  • 16' Granville Bay Plans PDF

    16' Granville Bay Plans PDF

    Free PDF Model to print, cut and build - click HERE This hull is an “expanded” design of the 12ft GB that was named after my best friend of 47 years. I jumped up to 16ft instead of doing a 14ft version, as I wanted a bigger boat that could be...
  • Efficient, Fan Assisted Wood Stove Plans

    Efficient, Fan Assisted Wood Stove Plans

    Six years ago, we bought a house in Greece. It had been used as a holiday home and the only heating in the house was by an open fireplace. Now, winters in Greece can be cold. Where we are, the northern winds come from the Balkans and we've had...
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  • Gozzo 400 Plans

    Gozzo 400 Plans

    Lenght 4.0mDesigner: Paolo Lodigiani and Matteo CostaRound hull, strip-planking constructionBuilding Skills: AverageFour meters seems the minimum size for a "gozzo", the traditional Italian small fishing boat. This dimension allows to maintain all the...
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  • Power 2.2 Plans

    Power 2.2 Plans

    This craft is a widened and a more sophisticated version of our Power 2 design. The bottom panel has been slightly veed to give a softer ride and her depth has been increased. This along with her wider beam enables her to be fitted out with a more...
    $27.00 - $169.00
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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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  • Fliptail-9 Plans PDF

    Fliptail-9 Plans PDF

    Fliptail 9Assembled: 9' (275cm) Long - 44" (110cm) Wide - 19" (47cm) High.Folded: 9' (275cm) Long - 27" (70cm) Wide - 10" (25cm) High.Weight: From 23 kilos (50lbs)Carrying capacity: Approximately 250 kilos (550lbs)Max outboard size: 3.3hpSail area: 3.5...
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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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  • Bluestone Free Plans

    Bluestone Free Plans

    Free plans. To download the file, click HERE The hull This boat is intended as a lightweight pocket cruiser with easily driven lines and a traditionally inspired sailplan. The epoxy lapstrake hull is based on a proven US type.The design is a...
  • 12' O&P Pod Plans PDF

    12' O&P Pod Plans PDF

    O&P Pod Specifications: Length: 12ftBeam: 56"Weight: 110 lbsMax Outboard: 2 hpMaximum Load: 625 lbs I have wanted to design a peapod hull for a long time, and have started and stopped working on the project several times during the past couple of...
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  • 22' Rufus Motor Cruiser Plans

    22' Rufus Motor Cruiser Plans

    The standard 17' Rufus plans include the frame and panel shapes for both a 20' and a fantailed stern version but we have been getting many requests for a slightly longer version and so we jumped at the chance to draw up a completely new set of plans when...
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  • Easy One Plans PDF

    Easy One Plans PDF

    A Small but Robust Row, Motor or Sailing Pram. Similar in design to the "WEDGE", but with many modifications. The idea for the EASY ONE came from the readers who requested a simple yet useful small multi-purpose hull design. It includes an ample...
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  • Volare Plans (console version)

    Volare Plans (console version)

    Free Study Plans HERE Volare Console Version Volare comes in three versions. This is the console version, the tiller steered utility version is available as a separate set of plans. There is also a stepped version. They're all 15'4" long, 5' wide. They...
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  • Skat Plans PDF

    Skat Plans PDF

    Long time readers may recall this design as being in the prototypes section a while back. One was being built and nearly completed when the builder had to put it aside to work on some realities of life, something that happens to all of us from time to...
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  • Zest Plans Download

    Zest Plans Download

    About Woods Downloadable Plans Zest is a hiking (no trapeze) singlehanded racing dinghy and is based on my 50 years racing experience, which includes winning 2 singlehanded national championships (see my Biography page for more details). This is the...
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  • Clarence River Dory Printed Plans

    Clarence River Dory Printed Plans

    For Clarence River Dory Plans Digital Download, click HERE This one began when Boatbuilder Barry Wicks came across a Guy called Mike Maskill, a banjo player residing near Brisbane somewhere. Mike had recognised the dire straights that the East Timorese...
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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...
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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...
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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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