The aluminum boat design (plan) for this 40 ft patrol boat sports a 17 degree deadrise with twin i/o power. Build a simple wooden boat plans. these plans are called the "anyone’s boat", because as they claim, anyone can build it. you can power it with oars or outboard.. Wooden boat plans and kits. many boat plans are offered online. at first everything is very confusing, then you start to get some idea of the different types of boats.