Boat Plans, Boat Kits, Designers, Model Builders, Building Supplies
Web links for boat plans & boat kits for kayaks, canoes, sailboats, power boats, rowing boats.
Adirondack Guideboat, Inc. - Cedar Adirondack Guideboat Kits
6821 Route 7
Ferrisburg, Vermont 05473
Cedar strip construction, glass on the exterior. Cherry gunwales, decks & oars. Laminated spruce ribs & stems, the hull is western red cedar, the bottomboard is pine. The kit includes all the wooden parts, hardware, rowlocks, oarlocks and oar blanks. A supply kit is also available. A builder's manual, photo CD and glassing video are included.
"One pull on the long flexible oars will tell you that this is no ordinary rowboat. This sprightly wooden craft is a piece of boating history whose time has come and gone. And come again. Get behind the oars and you'll know what we mean." Popular Mechanics
Please see our website for our current show schedule and preview of the kit building process. And now, to the folks at YouTube, we have video footage on our we have video footage on our website.
Atkin & Company - The Boat Designs Of John Atkin
P.O. Box 3005
Noroton, CT 06820
The name Atkin has long been associated with the best in basic boat plans. If you are looking for "the right little boat" to build - or have built - or if you just like to dream over boat plans, you'll be delighted with the design collections of John and William Atkin.
John G. Alden, Naval Architects - Designers of Fine Yachts Since 1909
89 Commercial Wharf
Boston, MA 02110
Fax: (617) 523-5465
E-mail: Contact Us
John G. Alden Naval Architects designs the world famous custom and production Alden boats and yachts. Alden Design also offers stock plans of true classic boats. John Alden is best known for his fast and seaworthy offshore boats but he designed a broad range of exceptional boats and most of his designs have become true classics and many still turn heads, as do their contemporaries that bear his name. For although different in hull form, keel and rig from their predecessors, today's Alden Designs reflect the same philosophy John bestowed on his original designs.
Baker Boat Works - Small Boat Plans - Wood and Fiberglass
29 Drift Road
Westport, MA 02790
Bob Baker spent his life with boats, sailing them, drawing them, restoring them, and, whenever possible, taking lines off them. His boat plans and drawings are a reflection of his love and understanding of design and of the sea. The boats plans offered (no kits available) are grouped into five categories: easy, basic intermediate, intermediate, intermediate-advanced and advanced based on size and complexity of construction. Some boat plans do not include construction plans.
Chesapeake Marine Design, LLC - Boat Plans and Designs
794 Creek View Road
Severna Park, MD 21146
Chesapeake Marine Design, owned and operated by Naval Architect and boat builder Karl Stambaugh, offers a wide range of products and services in boat design and engineering including: stock plans, custom design services, computer aided manufacturing and construction support. We hope you will find a design that's just right for you in our website and collection of designs. If not, please contact us for a free custom design quotation. We look forward to working with you on your next boat.
Clark Craft - Boat Plans and Kits And Boatbuilding Supplies
16-95 Aqua Lane
Tonawanda, NY 14150
Build your own boat from the most complete line of boat plans, kits & patterns, and boatbuilding supplies available from Clark Craft. You can view and order directly on-line or order our fully illustrated Boat Plans & Kits Catalog for $5.00. We have all types and sizes of boats from 6' to 40', including powerboats, cruisers, hydroplanes, tunnelhulls, powercats, houseboats, duckboats, canoes, kayaks, dories, sailboats, trailersailers, multihulls, etc.
You can see Clark Craft's complete line of boatbuilding and repair supplies on-line or request our supplies catalog. Featuring our marine epoxy resins, glues, and putties, all in easy-to-use 1:1 mixes. Plus fiberglass, paints, foam, fasteners, steering, hardware and much more. All top quality, proven products.
Compass Classic Yachts - Building Fiberglass Replica Sailboat Models
P. O. Box 143
South Orleans, MA 02662
After a fifty year career of designing and building full size fiberglass sailboats, Merv Hammett has turned his attention to Model Building. He considers his model sailboats to be pieces of sculpture. A large scale model is a striking focal point over a fireplace. Smaller models, artfully placed in a bookcase or wall unit, are a wonderful addition to any display. He can work from plans or photos to build a model of your sailboat with as much detail as you desire.
Arch Davis Design - Boat Design, Boat Plans, Instruction and Video From Arch Davis
RR 4, Box 39
Belfast, Maine 04915
Arch Davis Design offers a number of boat designs and boat plans for the amateur boatbuilder. Of particular note, is the comprehensive and detailed, multi-media presentation involving the building of the Penobscot 14, a rowing/sailing craft. Visit the Arch Davis Design web pages to examine some thoughtful, classic boat designs.
Merton's Fiberglass Supply - Fiberglass, Fastenings, Epoxy, Marine Paint
314 Rocus Street
Springfield, MA 01104
P.O. Box 399
East Longmeadow, MA 01028
Tel: 800-333-0314 (Sales)
Tel: 413-736-0348 (Technical Support)
Merton's Fiberglass Supply specializes in the supply of fiberglass, polyester and epoxy resins, non-corrosive fastenings, including silicon bronze wood screws, and marine paints for all types of boat construction, maintenance, and repair. We package these materials to order and ship daily via U.P.S. or common carrier. All of our products are top quality and made by respected manufacturers. Everything is in stock for immediate shipment.
We have very competitive pricing and courteous and knowledgeable technical support. Call for our free catalog at 800-333-0314 or visit us on-line.
Newfound Woodworks, Inc. - Kits, Materials & Supplies For Wooden Boat Building
RFD #2 Box 850
Danforth Brook Road
Bristol, NH 03222
Newfound Woodworks manufactures cove and bead cedar strips for boat construction and prefabricates canoe and kayak kits which are assembled using cedar-strip/epoxy/fiberglass building methods. We provide materials and information to anyone who wants to build a cedar strip/epoxy boat using only some basic hand tools. In addition to our kits, we can provide custom sized cove and bead strips and 1/8" veneer for cold molding larger boats.
We are distributors for MAS Epoxies stock some useful boatbuilding books and plans for boats ranging in size from 12 to 21 feet. We are capable of shipping kits, milled wood and supplies anywhere in the United States or overseas. A complete color catalog with study plans and kit pricing is available.
New Wave Systems, Inc. - Computer Software for Boat/Ship Design
79 Narragansett Avenue
Jamestown, Rhode Island 02835
New Wave Systems, Inc. products and services include computer software, support, custom programming and consulting services for the marine industry. Our main product, The Nautilus System (tm), is an integrated set of computer programs for the engineering, design and construction of any size or type of vessel. The programs can be used to easily define, fair, analyze and construct these vessels.
Shell Boats - Fourteen boats offering the beauty and practicality of modern wood construction
RR 2, Box - C
St Albans, Vermont 05478
Shell Boats' intention has always been to provide customers with safe designs for use on the many bays, lakes and rivers available for exploration, relaxation, fishing, and good ol' family fun. Car-toppable, or easily trailered boats - plans, kits or finished - Shell Boats afford boating opportunities for today's situations and certainly make an outing which includes boating easier to accomplish.
Stillwater Boats - Plans and Kits For Three Special Canoes
16700 Norwood Rd.
Sandy Spring, MD 20860
Fax: 301 774-6189
The Stillwater Boats plans and boat kits were developed to allow people within a wide range of skill levels to produce a finished boat they can be proud of. With a few small power and hand tools the complete wood boat kit is assembled in a step-by-step manner. Each step is explained with photos or sketches where possible. Yes! With a little wood working skill, patience, and the willingness to read and follow directions, you can build a Stillwater Boat.
Stimson Marine - Plans and Kits
261 River Road
Boothbay, ME 04537
Stimson Marine offers a range of products including traditional boat plans, skin-on-frame boat plans and a great bowroof shed, ideal for the boat builder, or gardener to extend your "outdoor" season.
Uncle John's General Store - Offering a Classic Cajun Pirogue and a Skiff Style Boat Kit.
5229 Choupique Road
Sulphur, LA 70665
Uncle John's General Store Classic Cajun Pirogue and Skiff are great father-son or daughter projects, or simply projects to fulfill your own fantasy -- to "build a boat".
Our kits have been designed so that an individual with limited experience can successfully build a serviceable boat using basic hand tools. Building the kit requires only six to eight hours of construction time.
Our kit contains "the hard parts", those parts that can be the difference between success and failure. Included are pre-ccypress stems and ribs, beveled and sanded to assure accurate lines and easy assembly. Our kit has been designed so that an individual with limited experience can successfully build a serviceable boat using basic hand tools. Lengths from 10' to 15'-8".