Cabin Powerboats

  • 16' Whooping Swan Plans

    16' Whooping Swan Plans

    The Whooping Swan is a development of the 16' Grey Swan pocket cruiser - a client asked me to alter the hull so that it would take an outboard with a wheelhouse - in doing this we have added buoyancy to the aft end and made the transom more vertical to...

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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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  • 26' General Purpose Workboat Plans

    26' General Purpose Workboat Plans

    This is a general purpose 26' workboat with a beam of 8'4". Construction consists of pre-shaped ply bulkheads and girders which are slotted together. Chine girders are then fitted and the pre-shaped hull skin then applied. Details are shown for the...

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  • 26' Ijssel Launch Plans

    26' Ijssel Launch Plans

    It had to happen of course - having designed 21' and 30' Ijssel launches, someone would want something in between and here it is. The hull is very much of the Ijssel high volume stable model with plenty of space for whatever internal arrangement you need...

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  • 26' Saltee Island Plans

    26' Saltee Island Plans

    This is a rugged steel workboat/fishing boat for coastal and offshore use. She has a large cockpit and enclosed wheelhouse with space below for a simple wc and/or galley. The steel hull panel shapes are given so that the hull can be...

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  • 26' Skellig Wood Fishing/Workboat Plans

    26' Skellig Wood Fishing/Workboat Plans

    The Skellig 26 is a wood version of the Saltee Island. She has the same rugged hull design for use as a workboat/fishing boat for coastal and offshore use. She has a large cockpit and enclosed wheelhouse with space below for a simple wc and/or galley...

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  • 36' Motor Yacht Plans

    36' Motor Yacht Plans

    The drawings for this 36' motor yacht consist of lines, offsets, layout and profile details. Construction drawings and details can be furnished to the client to suit whatever method of build he requires. For the discerning motor yachtsman wanting a...

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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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  • AF4 GRANDE Plans

    AF4 GRANDE Plans

    Af4 Grande is a 20% scaleup of the original AF4. Scaling a design can be interesting. If the design is scaled up by a factor of1.2 as it was here then the areas of all the panels are increased by a factor of 1.2 squared (1.2 times 1.2) which is 1.44...

  • AF4 Plans

    AF4 Plans

    AF4 is a simple low powered cuddy cruiser intended for protected waters. Kilburn Adams of St. Louis brought a boat similar in spirit to AF4 to our Midwest Messabouts and it was easy to see what a good idea this is. Kiburn's boat was a modified Sturdee...

  • Andalucia Plans PDF

    Andalucia Plans PDF

    This story of Andalusia is not a how-to-build story in the usual sense. I am not going to tell you hovi to bruise your nearest thumb with the nearest hammer. Rather, this is a story for those who believe in the importance of noodling a new thing just for...

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  • Campjon Plans

    Campjon Plans

    Campjon is based on my Jonsboat design. I increased the hull depth to 24" from 18" and again to 30" in the region of the 6' long cuddy cabin. The cabin decks slope upward towards the center so the "headroom" in the middle is about 3', usually that...

  • Carawhale Free Plans PDF

    Carawhale Free Plans PDF

    Free plans. To download the file, click HERE I wanted to build a neat boat to play with the kids. I started to build a mini tugboat, but it looked like too big a project. I didn´t want to go bigger than one ply sheet in any direction -...

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  • Centex 16 Instant Download

    Centex 16 Instant Download

    It would seem as though the "Golden Age" of yachting has passed us by. Instead, perhaps, there is a new movement afoot -- a movement of backyard and garage boat builders, building at home using plywood (often construction grade) and epoxy, building boats...

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  • Dorado  Plans

    Dorado Plans

    Dorado is a Southern Hemisphere constellation and also this boat designed for Ashley Cook in New South Wales. The idea behind it was for a rough water power boat with a sleepable cuddy cabin. We started with my Frolic2 sailboat (which itself evolved...

  • Elco 26 Full Plans PDF

    Elco 26 Full Plans PDF

    The smallest practical cruiser. For Elco 26 Study Plans click HERE "ELCO 26 PLANS" - Original 26' classic cruiser, wood. Original Elco design, redrawn by designer Tom Beard. 25' 11" LOA, Beam 8' 6", Draft 2' 3". Includes arrangements, lines, table of...

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  • Gill 12 Tugboat Free Plans

    Gill 12 Tugboat Free Plans

    Free plans. To download the file, click HERE Please note Mike Gill is an amateur small boat designer and like many of us, has no formal naval engineering background. But he has designed a cute little boat and has generously agreed to offer the plans...

  • Howth Head 22 Plans

    Howth Head 22 Plans

    The Howth Head is a plywood version of the steel Lambay Island design. Like the Lambay, she 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 in the cockpit...

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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...

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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...

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  • Mark V20

    Mark V20

    Designed by Mark Van Abbema My Dad wanted a trailerable boat for short cruises, and for traveling across the country exploring different waterways. He didn't want it to be any longer than 20 feet, because that would be the largest size he could fit...

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  • Mark V28 Printed Plans

    Mark V28 Printed Plans

    A trailerable, outboard powered houseboat.Designed by Mark Van Abbema Specifications: Length - 28'Beam - 7' 6"Weight Loaded - 4000 lbs.Weight Empty - 3000 lbs. I built the original Mark V 39 six years ago, and I have sold over sixty sets of plans for...

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  • Mark V39

    Mark V39

      An outboard powered Sharpie Houseboat, or River Cruiser Designed by Mark Van Abbema "Leah Gent" The first boat I built was "Whippoorwill", a Wharram Tiki 26 catamaran. I launched it in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in 1989, and took it down the...

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  • Micro Camper Cruiser Plans PDF

    Micro Camper Cruiser Plans PDF

    Click HERE for a Sail Rig Supplement for this boatTo download free sponson plans for this boat click HERE The idea for the Micro CAMPER CRUISER is the designer's desire for a portable overnight boat that fits in his car. It includes an...

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  • Mini Camper Cruiser Plans PDF

    Mini Camper Cruiser Plans PDF

    Download free PDF Study Plan - Click HERE SPECIFICATIONS : BOAT OAL = 12 feet OAW = 4 feet OAH = 34 inches (top of cabin) Occupants = 4 max Capacity = 750 pounds max. Power = Row or 3 HP motor max. CAMPER OAL = 7 feet OAW...

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  • Mylor 27' Strip Planked Fishing Boat Plans

    Mylor 27' Strip Planked Fishing Boat Plans

    A 27' Fishing Boat for Mr. J. Clarke - this is a high volume strip planked fishing boat of modern proportions - the drawings are for the hull construction only - the mould shapes are computer faired and her tough hull uses 2 layers of strip plank which...

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  • Personal Camper Cruiser Plans PDF

    Personal Camper Cruiser Plans PDF

    This is another small-size version that is “Water Ready”. Ample space & proportions, with flip over rear module. Square transom for added buoyancy. Hull is all straight lines for very easy construction. It is stand up stable, roomy and practical, and...

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  • Power 1.2 Plans

    Power 1.2 Plans

    The Power 1.2 is a development of our Power 1 design. She has increased beam and the chine has been lowered to give a more stable shape so that her side decks can be used comfortably. The drawings give details for a cabin arrangement with 2 full length...

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  • Power 14 Plans

    Power 14 Plans

    The hull for this launch was originally based on our Power 16 model but instead of going for a simple flat bottom panel, we have used a 'V' bottom shape. Whilst this makes construction time a little longer it gives a slightly better ride in choppy...

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  • Power 2 Plans

    Power 2 Plans

    A 21' x 7' bigger sister to the Power 1 design using the same easy construction method and having a similar double chine construction with a flat bottom panel simplifying her building and producing an easy planing hull form. The hull, seats and cabin...

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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...

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  • Power 225 Motor Cruiser Plans

    Power 225 Motor Cruiser Plans

    The Power 225 is based upon the "U" shaped hull section of our Power series of motor boats. At present we have the hull panel, frame shapes and construction details for an aluminium version of this boat - accommodation and fit-out details are not...

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  • Power 3 Plans

    Power 3 Plans

    Soon after our Power 2.2 left the drawing board, we were asked to extend it and produce a design which, in a compact form, could accommodate a large aft cabin with a central wheelhouse and forward dinette. So the beam has been increased to...

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  • Power 4 Plans

    Power 4 Plans

    After many requests, we have extended the simple concept of the Power 1 and 2 motor launches to a length of 32' with a beam of 10'9". At the moment, the drawings for the hull and deck construction are available allowing the client to choose or design...

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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,...

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  • Rufus 17 Plans

    Rufus 17 Plans

    The RUFUS 17' motor boat is a simple rugged craft with jaunty good looks. She has 3 chines per side and plenty of freeboard and beam, giving her an excellent carrying capacity and very good stability. She can be made as a simple open launch, in which...

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  • Rufus 20 Plans

    Rufus 20 Plans

    The RUFUS 17 plans have included the hull panel and frame shapes for a 20' x 8' version which were requested as a modification. I have now taken the 20' details and added a full set of plans for this version including hull construction details, deck...

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  • Sandy Shoal 16 Plans PDF

    Sandy Shoal 16 Plans PDF

    This an instant download - you will receive a set of plans to print. There is a 13 page building guide that prints 8.5" x 11". There are 4 sheets of drawings that print 11" x 17" and there is a table of offsets that prints 8.5" x 14"...

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  • Simplex Plans PDF

    Simplex Plans PDF

    "SIMPLEX" — 18' Military type outboard cruiser, wood. Beam 7' 6". Two bunks forward. Includes lines, offsets, construction drawings, etc. 4 sheets plus article reprint. click image above for larger view UP IN THE lake states where outboard motors...

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  • Skellig 18 Plans

    Skellig 18 Plans

    The Skellig 18 is based on our Skellig 26 workboat/fishing boat. She has a double chined V bottom shape with generous beam making her a very stable working platform for all kinds of duties. The hull, with it's high volume and weight carrying capacity...

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  • Skellig 19 Plans

    Skellig 19 Plans

    The Skellig 19 is based on our Skellig 18 workboat/fishing boat. In this case the client wanted a slightly bigger boat made of steel to be used as a strong and rugged work/fishing boat in Irish waters. The hull plating is 3mm over 4x75mm frames...

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  • Skylark 16 Motor Version Plans

    Skylark 16 Motor Version Plans

    This version of the Skylark class of pram dinghies was at the request of a client who wanted a comfortable river boat with the simplicity of construction of the smaller Skylark stitch and tape dinghies and with the large size that a pram shape of this...

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  • Sow's Ear Plans

    Sow's Ear Plans

    SOW'S EAR, CUDDY POWERBOAT, 15,5' X 6', 600 POUNDS EMPTY Sow's Ear is somewhere between a shantyboat like my Shanteuse and a cuddy power skiff like AF4. It has a lot more room in the cabin than does AF4 but a lot less than Shanteuse. And...

  • Stour 23 Plans

    Stour 23 Plans

    The Stour 23 has a simple 'V' bottomed hull form giving an easily driven shape that is also faster to build. Construction starts with a simple arrangement of plywood frames and bulkheads slotted together on a plywood central girder. Chine stringers are...

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  • Sun Dog Plans PDF

    Sun Dog Plans PDF

    "SUN DOG" — 30' Cruiser, wood. Lines of 30' Eico, but a few inches shorter. 9' beam, draft 2' 2". Includes outboard profile, arrangements, lines, offsets, construction plans. 4 sheets and article reprint. SUN DOG is a fast-gaited, small cruiser of...

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  • Sundance Plans PDF

    Sundance Plans PDF

    "SUN DANCE" - A sporty little 17 ft. outboard cruiser with a beam of 6'. Designed for 25-30 HP outboard motor. Hull is wood, mahogany carvel planking. Designer calls her a "cruisemite". With this unique arrangement plan, sleeping is done under the...

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  • Suremike II Plans PDF

    Suremike II Plans PDF

    "SUREMIKE II" — A military style outboard cruiser, 21' LOA with a beam of 8'. Designed for approximately 50 HP outboard motor, with speeds to 22 knots. Designed for easy building. Roomy bunks, a galley and head make for big boat comfort on extended...

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  • Tatoo 598 Full Plans

    Tatoo 598 Full Plans

    An economical and singular weekend cruiser For Tatoo 598 Study Plans, click HERE Fast overview: Motor boat with a little cabin (dog house) opened below and closed with a dralon curtain. Galley, 2 berths, Headroom of 1,77m, 60hp outboard, trailerable, big...

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  • TC35 Plans PDF

    TC35 Plans PDF

    For study plan download, click HERE For printed full plans, click HERE Simple to Build - Prefabrication Method - Most of the major parts can be finished before the boat is assembled. Almost silent, Cheap liveaboard Drawings for all bulkheads and panels...

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  • Three Brothers Plans PDF

    Three Brothers Plans PDF

    Three Brothers An efficient powerboat for work and play Some time ago I received a letter from my long-time boating and bush-exploration friend, Ian Hamilton. Ian seemed to have been going through something of an extended mid-life crisis, but never...

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