Skippy sailing dinghy

Skippy is a 12′ 5″ by 3′ 5″ dinghy that can be rowed and sailed. The construction is simple and suitable for beginners. The plans are easy to follow with detailed information on how to build a small plywood sailing dinghy yourself. You can use the folding mast & boom with a polytarp sail. Go […]

One hand emergency paddle

emergency paddle

Sometimes you can end up in a situation where your sail is torn or your paddle falls overboard or maybe both. In those circumstances, this emergency paddle may come in handy. Go to the free plans (pdf)»

Junior dinghy

Junior dinghy

Junior is an easy row dinghy that can also be powered by a small outboard and even can be sailed. You could use the folding mast & boom to realize this. Because of the lightweight construction, you can transport her on top of your car to go fishing anywhere you want. Junior is an easy-to-build, […]

Micro Mouse

Micro Mouse

The Mouse is a small boat that you can slap together in about 12 – 24 hours. The Micro Mouse is an even smaller boat that is lightweight, easy to build, and a simple fun boat for kids. Go to the free boat plans»



This is Fritz. Fritz is an easy to built small 8ft dinghy with a weight of  60lbs. It can be used as a tender for a (small) yacht or multi-hull. Fritz can be rowed, sailed, and powered with a small outboard. Go to the free plans»


Glider rowing catamaran

Glider is a 12-foot plywood catamaran just for rowing. It has a sliding seat and some nice long oars and lightweight construction. She is built with 1/8-inch luan plywood with stringers and frames, and 1/4-inch luan plywood for the bottom and the seat. It is a very stable and fun build and can be used […]

Drifter 16

Drifter 16 cartopped

I already linked you to the Drifter 12, the Drifter 12L, and the Drifter 14. This is the biggest of them all, the Drifter 16. This trimaran is a great boat for exploring protected rivers and bays, or for camp cruising for one person, with plenty of storage for gear. It is easy to build […]

Drifter 12L

Drifter 12L

The Drifter 12 L is a higher performance version of the Drifter 12, with longer amas, and a taller mast. Just like the Drifter 12 it can be paddled or sailed with a simple rig using a windsurfing mast. The sail rolls up and can be reefed to any size in seconds. The boat is steered […]

Drifter 12


The Drifter 12 is a small plywood trimaran that can be paddled or sailed and is perfect for exploring rivers, bays, and lakes. The rig is simple, using a windsurfing mast. The sail rolls up and can be reefed to any size in seconds. The boat is steered with rudder pedals, so your hands are […]

Folding Mast & Boom

Folding mast & boom

For a small boat like the Sailing Pram, Blondie, and perhaps even the Mini Sharpie it is very useful to have a mast and boom that’s equally small and easy to transport. These folding mast and boom are exactly that. Go to the free plans»