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.. Free boat plans from "science and mechanics", "boat builder handbook" and other very old magazines. boat plans from science and mechanics and boat builder handbooks.. Click the picture to get to the boat’s page sailboats sailboats use the power of the wind acting on sails to propel the boat. model sailboats are typically controlled via a multi-channel radio transmitter in the hands of the operator with a corresponding receiver in the boat..