Wooden boat plans and kits. many boat plans are offered online. at first everything is very confusing, then you start to get some idea of the different types of boats. Designers, plans & kits a to m: 16′ mckenzie river driftboat plans and construction manual (from altair industries) ace marine ltd. (low cost naval architecture. The following cost and time figures have been submitted by builders. if a year of build was provided, we have included that information, otherwise the date of build.