All boat plans for sale on this website have been designed by richard hartley, colin brookes and their associates. genuine hartley boatplans and samson boatplans are only supplied by hartley-boats.com, new zealand.. Hartley boat plans nz posted on may 20, 2018 by admin search for classic vessels. this is a growing database of classic vessels (pre 1940) with a significant connection to the region. information comes from primary sources (mostly the evening post and nz yachtsman), and secondary sources (the more reliable being…. It (hartley and brookes associates) is based in takapuna (auckland) new zealand, with support in uk and usa. since the first plans were sold for home boat construction in 1938, more that 95 000 hartley boats have been built world-wide..