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for whatever reason, to link to this site. If you would like
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with the pertinent information.
We take in vintage iron that is starving for attention and restore
it to sleek running condition.
All Volunteer Yacht Club
An award winning boating site, offering fun online and an e-zine
with nautical jokes, trivia and much more!
Your online source for custom boats and canoes to carry you on
all your adventures!
Established by Ross Lillistone to build traditional boats using
For every person who enjoys squandering a good deal of time (and hopefully a lesser amount of money) playing with boats, building them, designing them, studying them, or just dreaming of them and, sometimes, even sailing on them.
Small boats built in traditional solid wood and plywood as well
as repair and maintenance service for boat and yacht owners in
the North Devon (UK) area.
Campion Sail and Design
A few pages about some of the small craft - dayboats, racing or sailing dinghies, beach cruisers and canoe yawls, that Tom Dunderdale has built or designed.
Capt'n Pauley Video Productions
a small multimedia production company doing boating related eBooks,
videos, DVDs and CDs.
Here is a very clever motor sailer demountable catamaran that was designed for home builders. It all folds up into a very compact unit.
A South African company offering a wide range of products and
services including John Welsford plans and kits.
Common Sense Boats
Where you can build a better boat than you can buy
Compact Camping Concepts
Now that you've finished your
canoe or kayak project, it's time to build a Tent Topped Camping Trailer
and take it out for the weekend.
Craft A Craft
Craft A Craft covers all kinds of boats and boat building. Personally, I'm building Mark Van Abbema's V28. Check out my build log for my latest progress!
The Caledonia Yawl
Nick Grainger's wonderful homage to the Iain Oughtred design,
and his own boat: 'Crazybird'. Also articles, discussion, and
Voyage of the Aegre.
Denman Marine - specialises in timber boatbuilding - either traditionally built or modern composite timber construction
Dix Yacht Design
Boat plans for all sizes, from the 8ft Dixi Dinghy stitch &
glue yacht tender to the Hout Bay 70 cruiser, of wood, plywood,
fiberglass composite, steel and aluminum
Father Son Projects
FSP sells an Easy-to-Build Kit Hovercraft. Simple plans are available,
or the entire kit can be purchased....
Watch as Kevin Schmidt totally rebuilds an aging Flying Dutchman
sailboat from the ground up.
Lots of good information and links
Gavin Atkin's classic website - tons of free designs and other
information for boat builders
These modern versions of traditional swamp boats, are not fancy,
and they are not complicated, and they are not hard to build.
Geodesic Airolite Boats
Unique build-at-home Ultra Light Canoes, Whitehalls and Sailing
Dinghies, consisting of a fabric covered wooden framework.
grannyflatsmallcraft.wordpress.com - My dream of building boats recently became my addiction. I have started a blog to share progress with my projects and my solutions to the various problems I encounter - Bill Wessinger
Guide to Sailing and Cruising
Lots of cruising and general boating information here
Hector's Floatable Boatables
Bolger boats, Civilian Aircraft Carrier, The Thousand Islands,
Houseboats, and more...
Herkimer & Perkins
We build backyard boats and mess about in our boats in Buffalo,
New York. Lots of photos and logs.
The Home Boat Builders
Tom Raidna site was started in 1998 and is one of the oldest boat
building sites around. A number of interesting projects are detailed
Dave Gray's Polytarp sail page
Jim Michalak's Newsletter
Twice a month, Jim posts a new issue with lots of good boat building
advice, and news
John Welsford Small
Rowing Boats - Sailing Boats - Power Boats
Boat plans for the home boat builder
Joseph Buchanan Boat Portraits, Nautical Paintings and More
Beautiful, original paintings of your boat in watercolor
at a reasonable price.
Tim Fatchens wonderful presentation of Bolger boats
Perfect for boat builders! Get a truly portable sawmill and produce
quality lumber! You can run the sawmill with a chainsaw, an electric
saw, a bandsaw or a log house moulder. Free video and catalogs!
Unlike paint which relies on solvent evaporation, POR-15 cures
by drawing moisture from the atmosphere
Single-Handed Sail management crafted in USA by Tom Luque (Pat. Pen.)
online source of square drive screws in stainless and silicon
Michael Storer Wooden
Wooden Boat Plans for Amateur Boatbuilders - Light, Elegant, High
Performance - Detailed Step by Step Instructions
Mill Boats offers both custom designs as well as stock plans for a wide range of boats from kayaks to ocean cruisers. They also offer boatbuilding supplies, yacht charters and boats for sale
Mother of all Maritime
The last word in links, and it should be your first stop for surfing
NauticExpo.com is a permanent virtual exhibition, connecting manufacturers and buyers in 5 languages, around the world. It contains more than 3,000 exhibitors selected among the major international manufacturers and contains also more than 24,000 products.
Online shopping for nuts, bolts, screws, washers, assortments
and hardware items. Standard, metric and stainless steel fasteners.
Dave Perillo's website dedicated to the fine art of cruising in
Also known as the "pop-pop engines, hot-air engines, solar
energy, thermoelectrics, model trains, bamboo flyrods and model
This website documents the construction of a steel sailboat by
Carl & Jarl. Lots of good information about tools and techniques
for steel boat building.
Sailboats To Go
Add-on sail rigs for canoes, kayaks and inflatables. Strap a mast,
rudder, leeboard and sail to almost any boat. No drilling required.
If you sail in Texas, particularly in the Highland Lakes area,
you need to visit this site. The best sailboat classifieds and
a huge collection of sailboats.
Saugatuck Wooden Boat
Building and restoring wooden boats as well as offering river cruises at Saugatuck, MI.
Small model boat kits for radio controlled sailing. The hulls are based on a shaped foam core which makes them easy to build and unsinkable. These are great fun in the swimming pool or on the lake.
When you need to get to hard to reach places
Chris Kleinfelter's blog of which he says in part: "I Work for a shipyard that builds megayachts. My personal contribution to building boats for billionaires is in the cabinet shop. This blog is more than a hobby"
Yacht and boat designs, plans and manuals for the home and professionsl boat builder. Duckworks is the US agent.
Shallow Water Sailors
The SWSers are trailer sailors who enjoy sailing on water so thin
it can be termed a "heavy dew."
A super website put together by David Beede who was the winner
of the 2001 Duckworks design contest.
Makers of simple rowing boats that can be customized to suit and the builder delivers the boats in the UK and launches them as well.
Wood Components for Tolman Skiffs & Wooden Boat Building Supplies
Custom CNC Design & Cutting
Small Craft Advisor
Vigorously defending the theory that there is a leisure class at both ends of the boat spectrum
Provide the best way to attach, reef, and drop sail! Even on the windiest day!
Swallowboats make high quality, easy to build, traditional style
Tosh Custom Boatworks
Centerboards, Rudders, Tillers, Masts, Handrails, Toerails, Cleats,
Inclinometers, Hatch Covers - located East Texas
Full Cabin Expedition Cruiser for two adults plus - Build at home
or on location - Based on Phil Bolger's Birdwatcher concept -
Extensive plans package.
Nautical antiques and marine collectables: artifacts, scientific
& navigation instruments, antique diving helmets & equipment,
Royal & merchant navy artifacts and authentic Ships fittings
Woodenboat New Zealand
A great content rich website focused mostly down under
The largest collection of organized do it
yourself projects and information available on the Internet.