Proven boat designs, and how-to information for boat building. boat plans are for beginners and have been built by thousands since 1953.. Take a look at this awesome boat built by john richmond. this was definitely a labor of love. "sea queen" is 48" long, and has a o&r for power, using the octura motor. Here is the model ship gallery where you can add pictures and a story about model boats built from plans or kits, kit-bashed or from scratch, by you, someone you know.