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Bateau.com has moved to Boat Builder Central.com
In an effort to make your shipping experience easier, we have updated our Boat Building website.
Our new site has everything you will need to build the boat of your dreams!
Thank you for your patience during this transition.

Digital Download Information.

Please note: This applies only to plans that have the words "Digital Download" in the description.

Apple Users you will need to download an app to help you open zip files. A good solution is This App

The plans themselves are PDF files, for which we recommend Adobe Acrobat Reader: iOS | Android | | Windows

Once your purchase is complete you will be presented with a download link. If you miss the link or need to re-download the plans for any reason, you will also receive, in your order confirmation email, a link to your download good for 5 days after purchase. If you need access to the file after that time, please e-mail us at orderdesk@e-boat.net and we will send you the plans by e-mail.
How to use the downloaded files.

Printed versions of digital plans.

If you want a printed copy of the plans mailed to you, please select that option on the plans order page. Printed plans cost more and there will be a shipping charge calculated automatically. You will also have access to the downloadable file.
This does not apply to Richard Woods' plans. If you wish to have a printed copy of Richard Woods plans, please email.

Tech support

The best technical support: we will help you succeed! 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 of the supplies required to build our boats are available at BoatBuilderCentral.com. Epoxy resins, fiberglass, marine plywood, foam, paint and hardware will be delivered to your door at a lower price than local stores.