Plywood boat plans and wooden canoe plans. sailing dinghy . power . row . paddle . overnight. our plywood boat plans and wooden canoe plans are extremely detailed. click on an image for the page or brief details below. 1 sheet + is an attempt to make a nice looking, good performing small boat out of a single sheet of plywood. with a 30" beam and a length of 88", the boat achieves 4 mph with a trolling motor. of course it can be rowed and paddled too. costing about $100 to construct, and capable of a 6 foot 190 pound occupant, it can be many things to many people.. The name atkin has long been associated with the best in basic boats. if you are looking for "the right little boat" to build — or have built — or if you just like to dream over boat plans — you’ll be delighted with the wooden boat design collections of john (1918-1999) and william (1882-1962) atkin, which are now being sold by john’s widow, pat..