Float a Home

Houseboat

Float-A-Home is a 21 ft easy-to-build plywood houseboat that is very stable. It can easily accommodate 3 to 4 persons. Go to the free boat plans»

Bayou Belle

Houseboat

The Bayou Belle is a 25’8″ by 7′ 11″ plywood scow houseboat with a roomy interior. You can also build this boat as a fishing boat or a sport utility boat for waterskiing. Because of the beam under 8′, the boat can be trailered without a special permit. Go to the free boat plans (pdf)»

Budget Houseboat

Budget houseboat

The budget houseboat is a plywood boat that can be built with simple tools. She is 20 ft wide and has a 9 ft beam. This gives plenty of space to accommodate a small family. It is a bit of a camper that goes on the water. And when it’s on the trailer you can […]

Lisa B Good houseboat

Lisa B Good houseboat

“Lisa B. Good” is the result of a discussion on the Yahoo Shantyboat Group. The design turned out to be an economy-sized Shantyboat, about the minimum size that offers stand-up headroom, decent deck space, and long-weekend accommodations for a couple. I’d build her 16 foot as drawn. That length is handy, because you can easily […]