Created by wilford lloyd baumes. with gavin macleod, bernie kopell, ted lange, fred grandy. the romantic and comic tales of the passengers and crew of the cruise ship. Small boat plans, custom designs 10′ to 29′. 56 sail, sail and oar, displacement and planing power boat plans in wood, aluminum, and fibreglass construction.. The american television series the love boat (love boat in its final season), set on a cruise ship, was aired on abc from september 24, 1977 until february 27, 1987..