All the free boat plans I could find on the internet, and more, gathered in one place. Some plans you might know, others will be completely new.
You can find free plans for free plywood skiffs, dinghies, canoes, jonboats, pirogues, dories, modified inflatable boats, and many more. I also have free plans for oars, paddles, sailing rigs, and other maritime items.
In my blog, I write about boatbuilding, (free) boat plans, tools, materials, books about boats, and basically about having fun on the water.
More added every week! Would you like to help? Send new links here and I will add them to my site.
For many years I had almost no budget to build a boat so I searched the internet for free plywood boat plans and budget materials. I found out that there are many sites available with free plywood boat plans but most of them are old, have broken links, and missing images.
It’s difficult to find free wooden boat plans that suit your needs when there are so many old and broken websites out there. But, because there are still so many good free boat plans out there I decided to make an accessible website of all the boat plans I could find. Just to make it easier for you to find the free boat plans you need. Nicely categorized for an easy browsing experience. And all the links will be up to date. I’ll check every day.
If you have a website with your own designs and free plans or know of any free boat plans that are not yet on my website please let me know so I can add them to share.
If you have built one of the designs and you want to share the result, please fill in the form, upload some images and tell your story. I will make a builders page for every design on this site to display your story and images of your build.
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