New: 13' Flats Skiff
The FS13 one man flats boat fishing skiff Downloadable plans.
New 12' Weekender
The WE12Classic row boat 12', easy to build, choice of 3 materials. Downloadable plans.
New:Richard Woods Plans
Richard Woods designs are now available at bateau.com. Plywood-epoxy construction, full tech. support and kits. Downloadable plans.
The E-Cat 24' Efficient, easily driven hulls for electric (solar) or gas power.
New: 18’ RunaboutRunabout 18 is an outboard powered runabout with classic looks built with modern materials.
Optimist Club Racer Kit
Many launchings this Spring. We will try and show as many of them as possible here. Click on the photo to go to the plan page for each boat. Check the forums for building and launching threads. (left and right arrow keys navigate the images)
In the last six months or so we have many changes to the site,
Not only have we added the Solo Flats Skiff 13', but we have added digital download versions of several plans. If you were looking for a specific plan in digital format please head over to our digital plans section and take a look.
We have designed and cut kits in Foam Sandwich, and with Nidacore Decks for a few customers, and are planning a new site specifically for custom kits. Until that site is up we have added a Consulting Fee For commissioning new designs/kits.
We are also in the process of designing a Plywood/epoxy composite version of a classic Sailboat called the Shore Liner, as well as a museum boat called the "Tina"
For the first time boat builderFL12 - Flat Skiff 12. This is probably the easiest boat to build in the whole website and it's not the smallest one.
See completed boats and many of the building steps done by builders like you in our new gallery of user built boats.
Runabout 12, Runabout 14 & Runabout 16
The Runabout 12, the Runabout 14 and the Runabout 16 (shown above) are the bateau.com versions of a classic plan redesigned for epoxy composite plywood.
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All our plans and kits come with full technical support. Ask questions on our support web site bateau2.com.
Designers and fellow builders will respond immediately. At the same site, you will find hundreds of pages of tutorials, plans updates, a forum to share ideas about our boats and thousands of pictures - see completed boats and many of the building steps done by builders like you.
All the supplies required to build our boats are available at BoatBuilderCentral.com Epoxy and fiberglass, plywood, foam, paint and hardware. Delivered to your door at a lower price than local stores.