Boat plans: boat plans from 36 designers and counting. sail, row, power, paddle—we are sure you will find the perfect boat.. Visit us at the "maine boatbuilders show" – march 20-22. welcome to the salt water workshop, your best source in the portland, maine, area for:. Have you looked at the tolman skiff? the standard, 18-20′ can be easily built in a summer. they are excellent boats for the home builder. renn tolman’s book, "tolman.