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The Sailing Peapod Plans The Sailing Peapod Plans

A lightweight double ended row/sail boat

Our Price: $60.00
Jack Sparrow Plans Jack Sparrow Plans

A solo sailboat that can be quickly rigged

Our Price: $60.00
Zipper Plans Zipper Plans

Performance solo daysailer

Our Price: $60.00
The WANDERER Skiff Plans The WANDERER Skiff Plans

An elegant, lightweight rowing and sailing skiff

Our Price: $75.00
William Bates first fell in love with boats and boating as a teenager, sailing Sunfish and paddling canoes and rowboats on the beautiful lakes of central New Hampshire – Newfound, Squam, Winnipesaukee, and others.

After a period of study in small craft naval architecture through Westlawn School of Marine Technology and MacNaughton Yacht Design School, he began creating and building his own designs, an effort that continues to the present.

His elegant designs have a classic flavor. Many are modeled on historic workboats used along the American coast. The construction method is stitch & glue, and takes full advantage of modern epoxy and fiberglass technology. Questions and Comments are welcome – you can email him anytime: wmbatesdesign@gmail.com