Free plans? yes, they are really free, hundreds of them. the plans offered at this site are free public domain boat plans. choose a category at the left, choose. Here’s a classic styled open fishing boat that lends itself to plywood construction. it features a wide beam, outboard well, stability at rest and can be customized. Dinghy designs & plans for rowing skiffs & gigs (plywood – stitch & tape & strip plank).