Steamboats

  • 16' Felix Launch Plans

    16' Felix Launch Plans

    Our Felix 13’ was lengthened to 15’ and the beam increased to accommodate batteries for electric power and now this design has been lengthened a further 12” and the beam increased by 6” and the hull depth also increased so that she may...

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  • 17'9" Indian Runner Strip Planked Launch Plans

    17'9" Indian Runner Strip Planked Launch Plans

    Indian Runner is one of several steam launches that we are designing which are based upon the Amaryllis 22 hull form. This is characterised by having a long waterline length, wine glass shaped transom stern lifted well clear of the waterline and with...

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  • 19' Sapphire Single Chine Launch

    19' Sapphire Single Chine Launch

    Sapphire is a simple 'V' bottom single chine plywood design and will suit the steam enthusiast who wants a good sized launch which does not take too long to build but which looks very elegant. Construction uses a simple ply framework which is set up...

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  • 20' Cambrian Strip Planked Launch

    20' Cambrian Strip Planked Launch

    This is a fairly narrow launch (4'7" beam) for light weight fit-out. Her hull has hard bilges giving maximum stability for her beam making her a fine river or lake launch. At 1’9” (0.52m), the draft has been kept to a minimum to make trailing easy...

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  • 23' Golden Bay Steam Launch Plans

    23' Golden Bay Steam Launch Plans

    This launch was designed for easy trailing so a length of 23' with a moderate beam of just under 6' were set. In line with the Simson Strickland style of launch, the stem and transom are fairly plumb with a deep forefoot giving hollow lines forward and...

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  • 25'6" Snow Bunting Plans

    25'6" Snow Bunting Plans

    Snow Bunting is a river and estuary launch based upon the LIFU model hull with it's long waterline length and fairly full and buoyant ends. She has been designed for a client in Canada who wanted a seaworthy and trailable open launch. Full construction...

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  • 26' Golden Bay Launch

    26' Golden Bay Launch

    This 26' version of the Golden Bay has the same fairly high and flaired bow sections designed to throw off spray which flow into aft sections which have tumblehome giving her a generous waterline beam for maximum stability. These drawings show her with a...

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  • 26' Golden Virginia Launch

    26' Golden Virginia Launch

    Pete Greenfield, Editor of the Watercraft Magazine asked me to design this launch and is going to partly finance it by giving up smoking, hence the name Golden Virginia ! She is strip planked and is fitted out with settee berths and simple basic wc and...

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  • 27' Marlow Electric/Steam Launch

    27' Marlow Electric/Steam Launch

    We used the Edwardian 26 as a basis for this launch. We were asked to change the stern shape to a rather handsome counter and add more beam, but not too much, just enough to give her a more comfortable interior without taking away from her sleek lines...

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  • 28' Corn Bunting

    28' Corn Bunting

    This 28' LOA launch is based on the 30' Amaryllis and has the same sweet wineglass transom and well rounded bow with firm bilges. She has been designed as an open launch with an aft cockpit with an athwartships steering wheel position right beside the...

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  • 38'6' Linnet River Launch Plans

    38'6' Linnet River Launch Plans

    This was a commission for David Graham Boatbuilders at Wargrave on the Thames for an electric river launch. The hull is based upon our Edwardian series with a graceful counter stern but instead of the clipper bow, a vertical stem was called for. She...

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  • Amaryllis 30 Plans

    Amaryllis 30 Plans

    The 30' Amaryllis was commissioned by Mr. William Fuller to replace his 22' steam launch. The new launch will be built by the International Boat Building College in Lowestoft using conventional planked methods. She uses a 25 hp steam unit by J. Alex...

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  • Diana Printed Plans

    Diana Printed Plans

    "DIANA" - 25' classic fantail steam launch, wood. Includes outboard profile, arrangements, lines, table of offsets, framing plans, scantlings, etc. 3 sheets.  

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  • Edwardian 19' Strip Planked Launch Plans

    Edwardian 19' Strip Planked Launch Plans

    Smaller sister to the Edwardian 26, the hull of this version has also been based upon the Lifu launch. Her lines have, however, been further deepened so that she can also take the weight of batteries for electric propulsion. A 1.4 hp 48 volt motor may...

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  • Edwardian 26 Plans

    Edwardian 26 Plans

    Having put the lines of an original 25’ LIFU launch into our computer system we have used this shape in the development of this 26’ Edwardian Launch. The LIFU launches were very successful and were known for their good sea keeping qualities...

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  • Fanny the Fantail Launch Plans

    Fanny the Fantail Launch Plans

    We were asked to design "Fanny" for the Boatman magazine and the construction of her hull was covered in issues 30 to 37. Since then several have been built both in plywood and in steel (by Peter Nicholls Steel Yachtbuilders). She was originally based...

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  • Felix 13' Strip Planked Launch Plans

    Felix 13' Strip Planked Launch Plans

    For Felix 15 Supplement Click HERE This is one of those commissions that every designer loves to work on occasionally - a step back in to pure nostalgia. But having said that, our researches before designing this vessel showed just how expert early...

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  • Rose 15'3" V Bottomed Plywood Launch Plans

    Rose 15'3" V Bottomed Plywood Launch Plans

    For those wanting an elegant traditional looking launch to go with their steam plant but which is relatively quick to build. Rose has a ‘V’ bottomed plywood hull which uses stitch and epoxy methods. Her construction can be light weight using...

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  • Rose 17'9" Launch Supplement

    Rose 17'9" Launch Supplement

    Note: This supplement lets you use the Rose 15'3" plans to build a 17' 9" version described below. You need the Rose 15" 3' plans as well as this supplement.___________________________For those wanting an elegant traditional looking launch to go with...

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  • Ruby 22' Double Chine Plywood Launch Plans

    Ruby 22' Double Chine Plywood Launch Plans

    For those steam enthusiast who want an elegant 22’ steam launch of Edwardian profile but who do not want to spend the time and additional cost of producing a strip planked hull, we have designed Ruby. Our client originally thought of having her...

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