Be sure to select PRINT or DIGITAL when you order.
Phil Thiel's FRIEND-SHIP is a house/canal boat designed for slow, enjoyable journeys in protected waters.
Plans include 14 sheets, which you can print-out on 11" x 17" paper. Construction is considered "simple box-like" marine ply construction for the advanced amateur. Purchase of the digital plans give you rights to build one boat. See Small Boats Monthly for an interesting addition to this design, a leeboard to help her track better.
Propulsion: 5-10hp outboard, will push Friend-ship to a cruising speed of 3-6 mph.
Skill needed: Basic
Level of Detail: Above average
No lofting required
Plywood needed for bottom & sides: 6 sheets 4x8 - 3/8" marine grade
6 sheets 4x8 - 1/2" marine grade
For an interesting piece about this talented designer, click PHIL THIEL'S WORKSHOP, from our sister publication, Small Boats Monthly.
“Your downloads are ready” will be the subject line of an email you’ll receive from us—once we’ve processed your digital order. That email has the link to click, so you can then download the file.
This isn't an "instant" process, so if we're asleep, you may need to wait for regular business hours for us to process the order. Although we are quite timely, we may not be processing on weekends & holidays.