CONGRATULATIONS MIKE AND SUE GEORGE ON YOUR CIRCUMNAVIGATION!

Mike and Sue in Fiji in August 2018 crossing their outward bound track and completing a
circumnavigation in the 42ft Sloop Lusi built by Mike to Design #174. 
A wonderful achievement by a couple of very competent people.  Well done.

 

 

 

Plans for this 14ft Rowboat, Design #233 are available here or in the September/October issue of Water Craft Magazine 

 

 

 

Plans for the 29ft Motor Sailer 'Long Shot' are available here, or in the July/August issue of Water Craft Magazine.

 

 

  

 Plans for Design #231 a 10ft Sailing Dinghy are available here. or in the May/June issue of Water Crat Magazine

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click here to see details of 32 ft Gaff Cutter Design #223.

 

RECENT ADDITIONS TO OUR STOCK PLAN CATALOGUE

Design #230 15ft Clamming Skiff

Design #229 24ft Light Double Ended Sloop

Design #228  6 Metre Cabin Launch

Design #227 25ft Tancook Schooner

Design #226 17ft BEACH CRUISER

Design #225 18ft CENTREBOARD SLOOP

Design #224  12.2 METRE SCHOONER 

Design #222 14FT PLYWOOD ROWING PRAM

Design #223  32Ft GAFF CUTTER

Design #219  30ft SCHOONER 'SCOOTER'

DESIGN #220  29FT SHOAL DRAFT CUTTER

DESIGN #218 16FT GAFF SLOOP

DESIGN#217  40FT PILOT CUTTER

      

 

Paul Gartside is a boatbuilder and designer currently based on Long Island, New York. We build in wood using both traditional and modern methods, provide custom design services in all materials and offer a catalogue of stock plans through this web site.

Visit the Custom Boatbuilding pages to see photographs of a variety of boats as they took shape in our workshop.

If you are interested in building a boat for yourself visit the Stock Plans pages, where you will find a wide range of boat plans that may be purchased on line. While these are professional plans, they are heavily detailed with the home builder in mind, and there are choices appropriate for every skill level. Check back now and then to see new Stock Plans as they become available. Browsing can also give you an introduction to the range of boat types and styles we can build for you.

 

News

Wednesday
Sep122018

NEW Book!

PLANS & DREAMS, VOLUME II is here!

We are pleased to announce the imminent arrival of Plans & Dreams, Volume II, a new collection of plans and essays. This is a large book (12" x 9") in the same high quality format and finish as Volume I. It contains full building plans for 20 boats ranging from clinker prams to cruising sail and power boats. The plans and essays were first published in the magazine Water Craft from the UK, they are reprinted here along with new material and photographs. For chapter preview click here.  

Special discount offer Purchasers of Plans & Dreams, Volume II will receive a limited time discount code entitling them to 50% off the price of any stock plan in our catalogue. Click here to PREORDER.

 

Saturday
Sep052015

Special Offer

The September/October 2018 issue of Water Craft magazine contains full plans for the 14ft Double-Ended Rowboat, Design #233. The three sheets of scale drawings for these plans are available by digital download for the special price of US$50.00 (regular list price is US$150.00). These pdf files may be printed to scale at any good copy shop. Sheet size is 34 in. x 24 in. This offer lasts until October 31st 2018 when the plans revert to regular list price.

Click here to order plans of Design #233

Friday
Oct102014

PLANS & DREAMS: 23 Ready-to-Build Boat Designs, a book by Paul Gartside, is available for purchase from this website (see link below). It's a big, beautiful book, containing a collection of complete plan sets (with detailed technical information), as well as essays from Water Craft magazine on all aspects of boatbuilding.

Click here to order PLANS & DREAMS VOL 1.

 

Tuesday
May242011

Free Boat Plans

Water Craft magazine from the United Kingdom now publishes a complete set of Paul Gartside boat plans in every issue. Subscribers can build right from the pages of the magazine. Whether you are a compulsive builder or simply enjoy studying boat drawings, Water Craft is the magazine for you.

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