Take The Heavy Lifting Out Of Boating

Canoe, Kayak & Rowboat Plans

With our new updated, digitized plans you get accurate, full sized plans (no lofting necessary)- good enough for use with any construction method – although we still think that Skin-On-Frame Construction is the best choice! rowboat plans

Don’t forget our easy to follow, step-by-step skin-on-frame boat building video tutorial and boat kits!

Downloadable Plans (You Print)

One Person Canoe Plans - Downloadable
One Person Canoe Plans - Downloadable
Downloadable full sized plans to build an ultralight one person skin-on-frame canoe – beautiful, super tough, safe and durable. The finished boat weighs about 20lbs, is 10.5 feet long and tough as nails. It is stable and will safely carry an adult and a small child (or dog). The tumblehome on the boat makes it very difficult to capsize – it is designed to stay upright and keep its occupants safe and dry! Great for exploring. The design is based on Rushton’s Wee Lassie, but has been adapted for skin on frame. it has proven to be an extremely versatile boat, as tough as it is light.
Two Person Canoe Plans - Downloadable
Two Person Canoe Plans - Downloadable
Downloadable full-sized plans to build a two person ultralight skin-on-frame canoe. This versatile boat has the comfort of a canoe but the manoeuvreability of a kayak. The paddler sits on the floor and can use either a single or double paddle. This canoe is 14.5 feet long, approximate weight 33 lbs. It will carry 2 adults and a small child (or dog).
Rushton Rowboat Plans - Downloadable
Rushton Rowboat Plans - Downloadable
Downloadable full-sized plans to build a elegant skin-on-frame rowboat which is versatile and very fast. It will carry 2 adults and 2 teens. At around 45lbs and 14,5 feet, the finished boat will still be easily manageable to lift on top of your car. Small Adirondack guide boat - designed by Henry Rushton.

Paper Plans (We Print)

One Person Canoe Plans - Hard Copy (Paper - Full Size)
One Person Canoe Plans - Hard Copy (Paper - Full Size)
We'll mail you full sized paper plans to build an ultralight one person skin-on-frame canoe – beautiful, super tough, safe and durable. The finished boat weighs about 20lbs, is 10.5 feet long and tough as nails. It is stable and will safely carry an adult and a small child (or dog). The tumblehome on the boat makes it very difficult to capsize – it is designed to stay upright and keep its occupants safe and dry! Great for exploring. The design is based on Rushton’s Wee Lassie, but has been adapted for skin on frame. it has proven to be an extremely versatile boat, as tough as it is light.
Two Person Canoe Plans - Hard Copy (Paper- Full Size)
Two Person Canoe Plans - Hard Copy (Paper- Full Size)
We'll mail you full-sized paper plans to build a two person ultralight skin-on-frame canoe. This versatile boat has the comfort of a canoe but the manoeuvreability of a kayak. The paddler sits on the floor and can use either a single or double paddle. This canoe is 14.5 feet long, approximate weight 33 lbs. It will carry 2 adults and a small child (or dog).
Rushton Rowboat Plans – Hard Copy (Paper - Full Size)
Rushton Rowboat Plans – Hard Copy (Paper - Full Size)
We'll mail you full-sized plans to build an elegant skin-on-frame rowboat which is versatile and very fast. It will carry 2 adults and 2 teens. At around 45lbs and 14,5 feet, the finished boat will still be easily manageable to lift on top of your car.