Maybe you'd rather build
a pocket cruiser. Take a look at these...
25 - a little known gem.
& B Yacht Designs - some very interesting cat ketch rigged pocket
Plans Online - Several interesting sailing cruisers.
Roberts Yacht Designs - Lots of great designs. They even sell kits.
- a 19 footer, sleeps two. Gaff/sloop rig with bowsprit. Looks
sort of schoonerish. Many good Weekender links on the Weekender
II Sailing Page.
- 21 footer. According to the designers, "A Weekender for
the whole week."
Cruiser - 14 footer, with a relatively large cabin (high
sides and wide beam). Sleeps two
Craft - a large selection of great cruisers.
Common Sense Boats
- officially closed but a few designs are still available
Devlin Boat Designs - many
interesting designs including several great pocket cruisers.
Dudley Dix Yacht Design -
Many interesting designs from Africa.
Egoist and Krill -
Two very interesting French designs. The plans may be downloaded
- an interesting line British of pocket cruisers.
Glen-L Marine Designs - Many
interesting designs and boatbuilding info with several very
promising pocket cruisers.
Hartley TS 16
- a popular trailer sailor in Australia. Sleeps two. Site also
includes list of used boats for sale.
Chili - a strong plywood asymmetric catamaran.
Boats - lots of plans for great boats including several pocket cruisers.
International Offshore 14
- An interesting racer/cruiser with a unique look.
Jarcat - Nice roomy
Jim Michalak's Boat Designs
- A page of boat designs and essays. Good info on some Bolger-like designs. Excellent articles on various aspects of
building small boats.
Pelican Sailboats - 16' and 18' models. Seaworthy and easy to
The Yangtze 18
Project - A homebuild project. Junk version of the
SBI Marine On-line
- (Great Fun Boat) a do-it-yourself weekender that looks somewhat
like a Chinese junk.
Series - a group of boats designed for use in Scotland -
several viable pocket cruisers.
Series - similar to the Highlander, several pocket cruisers
Fisher Design - Several very unique and roomy small cruisers.
Smaalders Yacht Designs
Several great looking cruisers. A little heavy for trailering, but very