More boats you can build from scratch are arriving all the time.  These are new designs that you can build from boat plans.

Lighthouse Tender Peapod

Lighthouse Tender Peapod

KITS AND PLANS SHIPPING NOW! This design is modeled on the "peapods" indigenous to Maine. "Peapod" is a somewhat amorphous term for a double-ended rowing-sailing boat, used for inshore lobstering, fishing, and general utility such as tending...

Kits from $2760.00
Plans from $219.00

microBootlegger Solo

microBootlegger Solo

 Based on his popular microBootlegger tandem kayak, Nick Schade has created the microBootlegger Solo with the elegant look of a 1920s mahogany runabout. It's a roomy boat with a large cockpit, almost what one might call a double paddle canoe...

from $1480.00

microBootlegger Sport

microBootlegger Sport

Based on Nick Schade's popular microBootlegger tandem kayak design, the microBootlegger Sport was originally designed  for an inexperienced, yet fit paddler looking for a kayak he could grow into. Suitable for someone seeking...

from $1560.00

Petrel Play SG-L

Petrel Play SG-L

It can be hard to find the right boat if you don’t fit in the middle of the bell curve.  If your stats run towards the larger end of the spectrum there are not many choices available for performance sea kayaks. The Petrel Play SGL is...

Kits from $1505.00
Plans from $149.00

Nesting Expedition Dinghy

Nesting Expedition Dinghy

John Harris worked on the Nesting Expedition Dinghy off and on as time allowed and launched the prototype in October 2016. Read the full write-up on this design here. Click here for a 2016 update on sailing impressions of the boat. This tiny...

from $62.10

Rhode Runner - The CLC Runabout

Rhode Runner - The CLC Runabout

The beautiful 1950s-era runabouts are icons of style in the world of wooden boats. We wanted one for ourselves, so we designed this small runabout to echo the grace of the post-war Lyman and Chris Craft runabouts. 30 years of experience...

Kits from $4455.00
Plans from $199.00

Jimmy Skiff II

Jimmy Skiff II

The original Jimmy Skiff was launched by Chesapeake Light Craft in 1998. An immediate success, this straightforward 13-foot skiff has remained popular for twenty years. Designer John C. Harris has been working on a clean-sheet redesign since...

Kits from $1640.00
Plans from $219.00

Autumn Leaves Canoe Yawl

Autumn Leaves Canoe Yawl

The Humber Yawl Club was created in 1883 by canoe enthusiasts who wanted to cruise the rugged estuaries of Britain's east coast. The club oversaw the evolution of a uniquely elegant and capable class of pocket-cruising sailboats, led by...

Kits from $3685.00
Plans from $59.00

Ganymede and Io Kayak Kits

Ganymede and Io Kayak Kits

The "Ganymede" is part of Nick Schade's Jupiter Point series of kayaks.  These designs are intended as a collection of versatile, easy-to-build, fun-to-paddle kayaks. With a simple 3-panel hull and unique 3-panel deck, the boats are quick to...

Kits from $900.00
Plans from $69.00

Lake Union Swift

Lake Union Swift

The Lake Union Swift is a 10-foot sailing dinghy and a variant of the popular Tenderly Dinghy. While Tenderly is optimized for all-around utility as, well, a tender, the Lake Union Swift is more of a pure sailing machine. The two designs...

Kits from $2575.00
Plans from $219.00

CLC Wooden Oar Plans

CLC Wooden Oar Plans

Oarmaking is really something of a woodcarving exercise, and thus falls closer to the category of artwork rather than carpentry.  But we all need oars for our small boats, and at CLC we have resolved to make it possible for the average...

from $35.10