Outboard runabouts, hydroplanes, and speedboat plans and kits for a variety of construction methods designed for the home boat builder.. Proven boat designs, and how-to information for boat building. boat plans are for beginners and have been built by thousands since 1953.. This was my first attempt at building a boat. it’s done in the stitch and glue style. i read pretty extensively on the subject and tried the techniques on some sc….