Sailing Boat Kits

The Waterlust sailing canoe is designed for high-performance expedition cruising

Waterlust Sailing Canoe

A modern expedition boat inspired by classic sailing canoes, with an integrated pedal drive for backup power.

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Tenderly is a traditional-looking clinker sailing dinghy that is stable and easy to build

Tenderly Dinghy

A traditional-looking 10-foot clinker dinghy for rowing, sailing and motoring that is stable, handsome and easy to build.

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Madness Pacific proa fast sailing boat

Madness Pacific Proa

A lightweight Pacific proa for fast cruising or daysailing.

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The Jimmy Skiff II is a fun and stable wooden sailing boat built from a plywood kit

Jimmy Skiff II

A stable, flat-bottomed rowing and sailing boat that also handles well under motor, for family outings, fishing and day sailing.

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Lightweight Goat Island Skiff sailing boat with modern performance

Goat Island Skiff

A simple lightweight sailing boat with excellent performance.

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Kit-built wooden sailing dinghy - Skerry


A 15 foot clinker style double ended family boat that can be rowed, sailed or motored.

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The Skerry Raid is a rowing and sailing boat for coastal expeditions

Skerry Raid

A small, decked, wooden cruising boat for coastal expeditions by sail and oars.

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Northeaster Dory rowing boat

Northeaster Dory

A 17 foot clinker dory for solo or tandem rowing or sailing.

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Southwester Dory sailing boat

Southwester Dory

A lightweight beach cruising and expedition boat for sailing, rowing and motoring, which can also be built as a motor launch without the sailing rig.

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Family home made sailing boat in a marsh


An 11 foot 7 inch clinker style pram dinghy that performs beautifully when rowed, sailed or motored.

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Take-apart Passagemaker sailing boat

PassageMaker Take-Apart

An 11 foot 7 inch clinker style pram dinghy that can be nested to save space.

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The Faering Cruiser is a serious rowing and sailing boat for coastal cruising

Faering Cruiser

A serious rowing and sailing boat for coastal cruising, with a small cabin aft.

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The Eastport Pram is light and easy to row

Eastport Pram

A pretty, light, tough, roomy and easy to build 7 foot 9 inch pram dinghy that can be rowed or sailed.

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Nesting Eastport Pram rowing and sailing dinghy

Nesting Eastport Pram

An easy to build rowing and sailing pram dinghy that splits into two nesting sections for compact storage.

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Build your self a sailing pram called Elterwater

Elterwater Pram

A popular v-bottom pram dinghy that is perfect as a tender, a pond utility boat or for just messing about in.

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Colin's Pathfinder sailing in a light wind on Windermere

Colin's Pathfinder

An innovative 15 foot canoe stern yawl with a large sail area and a fast, lightweight hull.

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Kit for a trailer sailer cruiser called Pocketship


A fast-sailing 15 foot cabin cruiser with a dry and commodious interior.

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Autumn Leaves wooden canoe yawl designed for engineless coastal cruising by sail and oars

Autumn Leaves Canoe Yawl

A modern wooden canoe yawl for engineless coastal cruising by sail and oars, designed to be affordably built by an amateur.

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Fyne Four wooden sailing boat launched on Coniston Water


A 13 foot clinker style sailing dinghy with classic looks and nimble light-air performance.

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Lightweight wooden National 12 with a varnished deck

National 12

An innovative modern National 12 design which promises to be fast.

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A kayak fitted with outriggers

Sailing Outriggers

Outrigger floats to turn a canoe or kayak into a fast sailing trimaran.

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The Trika 540 trimaran can be built from plywood at home

Trika 540

A pretty little demountable trimaran designed for speed and easy handling by one or two people on lakes, rivers and bays.

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The fast and comfortable W17 sailing trimaran

W17 Trimaran

A fast and comfortable trimaran with folding beams for towing on a trailer.

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