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»

Drifter 14

Drifter 14

The Drifter 14 trimaran is a bigger version of the Drifter 12 and Drifter 12L. It takes about 15 minutes to assemble, and can be car topped, or carried on a small trailer. It is very stable and easy to sail, tacks well, and is quite fast. Great for kids, or anyone to learn how […]



The Mouse is a 1 and a half sheet plywood boat for rowing and can be built by the stitch & glue method. There is also is a slightly different version which you can sail, called the Hot Rat. The mouse is small and a quick (12 – 24 hour) build. Go to the free […]

Hot Rat

Hot Rat sailboat

The Hot Rat is a narrow 12ft scow sailboat with a flat bottom, and largeish leg-of-mutton polytarp spritsail, and a long flat run that should have it planing in a moment. The design has a strong resemblance to the Mouse boat.  It swallows up just three sheets of quarter-inch ply and is built with internal […]

Three simple modular boats

Three boat designs

Plans for three simple modular boats that can be nested and easily sored and transported. The nested length is less than 5 feet. The designer includes plans for the 8 ft Guppy, the 8 ft Tadpole, and the 8 ft 6 in Tripod. Each is different but each is built the same way. All use […]

9 ft Sharpie

9 ft sharpie

Plans for a 9 ft sharpie that is easy to build and can be rowed and powered with a small outboard. You can also fit it out with a sailing rig. The main object was to make it as simple and the drawings as complete as possible so that anyone who might want to build […]

10 ft Duckboat

Pintail is a 10′ x 40″ lightweight plywood duck boat for rowing on protected waterways. It’s also a fun boat for children to play with because it is very stable. The boat is lightweight so you can carry it on top of your car. These are very old plans but the construction is pretty straightforward. […]

Tricycle 2.0

This plywood 10′ multihull is for the more experienced boat builder. With the links provided, you should get a good insight into what the construction process is like.  (link 1) (link 2) Plans can be found on the 10′ class site and for some help, you can register on their forum where experienced builders are […]

Uffa 10′ multihull

Uffa multihull

The Uffa10 is part of the ten-foot class. It is a boat designed to obtain good racing performance while maintaining the possibility of easy tourist use. The hull is of the chine type with a rather limited dihedral in the hull to facilitate gliding. The sides are vertical to maximize waterline width while keeping the […]

Mister Bean

Bean Trimaran

Mister Bean is a 10 ft trimaran built by Mario Falci. The material used for this build is polyurethane. When you are not familaire with the material you can find a detailed description by the builder over here.  The website is in Italian but that should not be a problem for your friend Google Translate. […]