The off road camper trailer plan is based on a tried and tested trailer design that has been the backbone of many premium trailer manufacturers.. A "teardrop" trailer is a small camper. the name comes from the streamlined shape, and the type dates back at least to the 1930’s. as cars get smaller, storage space. Ralph, i had a nice long sail in richard`s goat island skiff today and had a lovely sail. he has made a great job of the boat and it went like a dream..