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Our focus is on boats, boats that not only live in backyards, but are constructed there, garages or basements. Built of wood, using a kit, or a set of plans as a guide to your goal: getting on the water in a craft you have constructed.

We have started putting together brochures in a pdf format  that group boats not by type  but by use. Below are links for the first two one for those interested in fishing and one geared to smaller/lighter paddlers, ranging from children to smaller adults.

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Plotter to Plane

Our services range from design, both custom and stock or we can modify one of the existing designs to suit your needs, these options can be coupled with having a boat custom built for you from either an existing design, or a one off design. Call us to discuss pricing for these services.


Noah’s Marine supplies our kits, allowing us to offer kits at a  more competitive price point then we are able to on our own. Support for builders is provided by us, should you have questions we are just an e-mail or phone call away.

Orders can be placed  directly with Noah’s, through this site, or by calling us directly to discuss your options. Kits that are currently available directly through Noah's web site are highlighted in blue the others can be ordered  by contacting either Noah's or us.

Questions? about which boat is right for you send us a note and we will be happy to answer your questions.


We have also provided a link to PT Watercraft on this page which will take you to their site and the excellent e books they have on offer. These are a good source of information for anyone contemplating building a boat.

Social Media

To keep you up to date with what is happening on the drawing board and in the shop we have Facebook page, a Blog, and an Instagram account for which you can find the links below. We use the Facebook page in particular to keep everyone up-to-date on what is happening in the shop, designs we are working on, and it includes building albums of boats as they are under construction, this can helpful  in gaining an understanding of the building processes.

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Link to Get Launched blog

Link to Instagram

Catalogue & Price List

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Click on the icons to open a downloadable copy of our catalogue or price list.

Capacity and Loading

One of the lines of information we include is the PPI, (pounds per inch immersion), the weight it takes to sink the boat one inch [2.54 cm], this is included to give you an idea of the effects of loading on the boat. If you normally paddle your boat loaded close to it's capacity and you plan to go away for the weekend and add 50 pounds [22.7kg.] of gear a boat with a PPI of 75 pounds [34kg.] it will settle in the water about 3/4" or about 2cm.

The capacities listed for kayaks are the capacities around which the boat was designed, the maximum is calculated using the methods found in the ABYC standards for small craft, which are the same as those for Canada. For kayaks these numbers are often higher than we would ever recommend you load your boat, always be aware of how you are loading your boat; how the load is balanced, the usage and conditions it will see, as a guide stay within a couple inches of the recommended loading.

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PT Watercraft books link

Click on the above image to enter the PT Watercraft site which offers a line of e-books aimed at helping the home boat builder to turn out a superior product.Current e-book titles available are: Epoxy Basics, Rolling Perfection and Scarfing Basics.

Our kit supplier:

Link to Noah's Marine web site 

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Clicking on the above logo will take you directly to Blurb where our books are available for order.

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