Boat building plans for a wooden skiff style boat. row, sail or motor. designed for the novice boat builder.. Free plans from bateau.com free plans for a 14′ canoe. this boat uses only 2 sheets of plywood! the file includes a step by step tutorial on reading boat blueprints. Composite cruiser – the primary purpose of this design was to build a small pram style boat that was ultra-lightweight, easy and inexpensive to build, was unsinkable.