We offer many books on boatbuilding. And they run the gamut of methods (carvel, lapstrake, strip, cold-molded, glue-lap-ply, stitch & glue, wood & canvas, skin-on-frame). They teach you how to build so when you buy a set of boatbuilding plans, you'll be able to have at it.

But this collection contains books that are so complete you can build a specific boat right from the book without purchasing a set of plans. Most are written for the beginner boatbuilder or for the builder who wants to get onto the water quickly.

Books with Boatbuilding Plans

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