24 Sailboat designs and plans, including:
A versatile craft is yours when you build this sturdy
pram-it can be sailed either cat-rigged or sloop-rigged, paddled with
oars or powered by a small outboard motor.
Dinghy Sailboat Easy to build, small starter sailboat.
16-foot cruising sailboat that can be built complete
on a low budget It sleeps two comfortably on 6 foot 4 inch berths, and
there’s sitting headroom in a cabin that has space for a chemical toilet
and a small stove. Very easy to build.
Breeze-Baby 12 foot sailboat that actually planes with one person
aboard. Easily to handle under her simple sail- this would make an
ideal FIRST boat.
Cat’s Paw Another 12 ft sailboat that is easy to build with straight side hulls.
Very forgiving. Ideal boat to learn or practice sailing in because
she will forgive so many mistakes.
Crescent 15 and 1/2 ft sailboat for day sailing on a small lake, river, or
protected waters of a bay. Of course, day sailing doesn’t mean you
can’t go for a moon light cruise. This boat is not equipped with a
cabin, galley and bunks for overnight cruising.
Dart A fast 13-foot sailboat. As a one design, class, or
general-purpose sailboat. Jib and mainsail easily handled. Points
closely, foots quickly. Ideal for protected waterways. May be
propelled with small outboard motors also.
Falcon is a general-purpose frisky 14 ft centerboard sailboat. It points
closely and easily outdistances comparable one-design class boats. This
design is for those who want the very latest and best in small sailing
craft. Seats 4 persons.
Graifen Ten Sailing Pram, ideal for learning the basics of
sailing, also fun for more experienced sailors.
Gypsy 24 foot long sailer, 9 foot 2 inches beam, 6000 pound
displacement, and seats 3 persons. Takes a 10 - 25hp motor.
Kat Really neat catamaran that is
fast. Asymmetrical hulls and special trampoline supports, the Hobby Kat
can reach 20 mph.
Jamaican is a fiberglass sailboard. Lots of fun.
Manu is a speedy 30 mph planing sailboat. With load of more than five
passengers, boat reacts like any conventional displacement-type
sailboat. Length 20 foot with a beam of 6 foot 1 inch. Capacity 4 to 6
Missile is a 19-foot racing sailboat. Small craft is designed for
the backyard boat builder who wants competition or just plain speedy
sailing at minimum cost. 50 inch beam.
Petrel is a 16 ft sailboat that can be built as a day sailor or a
overnighter with cabin. It is 70 inches wide. Either model is
constructed from the same basic design, and either model possesses
unusual seaworthiness, stability, trim attractive lines, speed and
ability to handle well on all points of sailing.
Mite is a 10ft sailor, an
outboarder, and an all around shoal draft utility boat for protected
what fishing. . This boat has an inverted V bottom, 65-inch beam and a
3-inch draft which combines to give two slim hulls that move with the
lightest of breezes.
Southwind is a 22-foot
dory-sharpie. This is a small, shallow-draft sailing craft, which
combines sea-worthiness with economy and, with power, will make moderate
Star-Lite sporting an overall length of 27 feet 6 inches accommodates four
people in 6 foot 4 inch bunks with enough space for a private head and a
working galley. You can live on this boat. The Star-Lite is a proven
design, improved slightly from the first ship built- the Tabu. You
can build it, but it will take some work!
Tabu combines new materials with improved techniques of water
dynamics, this sports sailor brings about a new concept of high in the
–water speed sailing. It rides over the surface instead of forcing its
way through it. Length is 18 feet with a 5 foot 8 inch beam, 2 people
with a hull weight of 175 pounds.
Tern is a flying sailor. Nature foots the power bill when the
boat you build carries 72 square foot of sail. It is remarkably stable,
and packs as many as four persons aboard.
Zephyr is a refinement of a type of boat developed by the English for
use in the rough open waters of the English Channel.
Speed, durable 14-foot international dinghy class sailboat. Light
weight, strong, compact hull, and maximum water line length for
competition or thrilling sailing speeds of over 15 miles per hour. Will
out sail boats twice her length and will keep going in rough waters.
The beam is 5 feet and the weight is 165 pounds.
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come from a variety of sources. Many come from boat building
magazines. Various skill levels are required. Some
boats can be built by beginners in a garage, others require much more
space and expertise to construct.