Playing around on the water in a small boat is a lot of fun, especially when the boat you are in, is one that you built.
and building a small boat is easier than you might think…
With tools you probably already have at home and a small amount of inexpensive material, you can be on the water in no time, and without spending much money either.
For a limited time – choose your plans, and get at up to 45% off the regular price, (starting at $25). Select a Plan to learn more.
Build the 3.4m plywood runabout, “Tewantin”
A fast lightweight performance boat – you can build at home. Click the button or the picture to learn more.
Plans for the 4.7m plywood multihull – “Geelong”
Basic Plans to build this boat, which you can walk to the water. Another boat you can build in your garage. How you rig it is up to you. She can be cat rigged as shown in the photos (simplest rig), or you can Gaff rig the boat, giving more sail area with the same size mast. Rigging details are not included in the plans.
Plans for building the 3.45m plywood runabout “Noosa”
A boat also small enough to build in your garage and narrow enough to easily walk along the footpath to the water. Still large enough to take plenty of gear with you. She gets up and planes with a 3.3hp motor. Recommended motor size 3.3 – 5hp. Click on the picture to learn more.
Put wheels under your boat and walk it to the water – you don’t need a car. You’ll meet more people than walking a dog…
Tim Weston Boats
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