Pulling Boat Plans
Once the staple of the home boat, are making a strong comeback.
With the advent of aluminum row boat, rowing a classic boat has become a pleasure that few remember. Pulling on the oars of a Whitehall, Adirondack Guide Boat or other classic rowing craft is an experience that will not dissapoint. For the past half century, the art of rowing was almost lost on the inexpenxive aluminum and fiberglass "row boats". Most people are pleasantly surprised at how agile and versitile these boats are, not to mention how easily these boat row.
Our boat plans are for classic rowing craft, modified from their original workhorse origins.
Every now and then you come across a boat design that is difficult to capture in words.
The 16' Adirondack Guide Boat is such a design. I first became interested in this boat when I saw and older gentleman rowing his guide boat among the ducks of Buttermilk Bay. Somehow the b..
The Boston Whitehall Plans are for a 17' classic rowing craft.
Like the 14' and 16' New York Whitehall pulling boat, this boat is a classic design commonly built in the mid to late 1800's.
This Whitehall is derived from a boat commonly built in the finer Boston shops. W..
McKenzie River Drift Boat Statistics
13 1/2 to 15 1/2'
Beam at Shear
15' River Drift Boat
The New York Whitehall Plans create a classic pulling boat originally designed in the mid to late 1800's.
There is a great deal of debate as to whether these boats get their name from a beginning in the Whitehall section of London, or the Whitehall section of New York.
Regardless of wher..
If you are looking for a boat that you can lean so far over the gunwales that you can touch the water with your finger tips and still not tip over, then the Sweet Pea Pod Plans is a good boat to consider.
The Pea Pod is a boat I have been wanting to build for a long time and we managed t..