Have you ever dreamed of building your own boat but don’t know where to start? Perhaps you lack the boat building experience and have problems overcoming the belief that it’s going to be too big of a challenge. If that sounds like you, then you need to hear about Martin Reid who is a master boat builder whose boat building training is second to none. With over 500 step by step boat boat building plans and easy to follow instructions he can make a master boat builder out of you too.
You can build a great boat with zero boat building experience with Martin’s training. With currently 518 boat plans and growing and over 40 video tutorials he provides you with all the knowledge you need to build your own boat. He even provides the CAD software so that you can even design your own boat if you can’t find the boat you are looking for in the 500+ plans that he gives you.
Martin Reid’s passion for boat building began as a 12 year old with his father when they would build model boats together. But he always wanted to build the real thing and several years later he purchased plans for a dinghy at a local store. Unfortunately the quality of the plans was very poor and he was unable to complete the boat and wasted a great deal of his time and money in the process.
Martin wouldn’t give up and tried again with different boat plans, only to waste thousands of dollars in pursuit of his childhood dream hobby. Time and time again, the problem was poor quality boat plans that just weren’t clear enough to follow through to completion. He kept ending up with a half finished boat with no idea how to complete it.
Just as Martin was about to give up on his hobby, he met a master boat builder who would help him understand the missing parts of the boat plans and he eventually completed his first boat building project. The lesson he learned in the process was that with the right step by step approach to boat building it actually becomes quite easy. Now, over 30 years later Martin is still building boats and has created over 500 of his own boat building plans.
Luckily for the rest of us wannabe boat builders out there, Martin decided to package up all of his boat building plans into a product called “My Boat Plans”. All of his 500+ high quality boat plans are included with simple, easy to follow, step by instructions that anybody can follow. There’s now no need to spend thousands of dollars on a boat when you can build one yourself for a fraction of the cost.
This is what you get with My Boat Plans:
- 518 detailed boat plans with more being added every month
- Cutting patterns
- Materials lists
- Fully illustrated 3D color photos
- 40+ “how to” and construction tips videos
- Over 10 hours of narrated training
Some of the videos included are
- Complete Narrated Boat Building Process
- Building a Simple Canoe & Sailboat
- Building A Great Fishing Boat
- Boat Construction Techniques Overview
- Making Rivets & Placing Forms
- Apply Plywood Skins To Frame
- Working with Different Materials
- Boat Repair and Rebuilding
Individual boat plans often sell for hundreds of dollars elsewhere and you get hundreds of them for less than some websites charge for a single plan.
Is it Suitable for Beginners?
If you are worried that you need carpentry skills to build a boat properly, you needn’t worry as even the most difficulty carpentry methods are so simply explained that even absolute beginners can follow along. There is no need for any experience at all. In fact, My Boat Plans is very popular with high school students.
What kinds of boats can I build?
- Cabin Cruisers
- Duck boats
- Jon boats
- Small Boats
- Runabouts Inboard
- Paddle Boats
- Paddle wheel
- Fishing boats
- Runabouts Outboard
- Row boats
- Sail boats
- Ski boats
- Surf boards
- Utility boats
- Wooden boats
What are people saying about My Boat Plans?
” Over the years, I’ve bought many books and boat plans. This is, hands down the best and the most feature-rich boat building package of all of them. MyBoatPlans contains highly detailed books with great photographs which makes boat building a breeze.” – Matt
“It’s a joy to learn from a master boat builder like Martin Reid…He goes over everything from wood selection, to dimensions to remember when building your boat. With great illustrations and easy to read photos, this collection is filled with information from cover to cover. Money and time are the limited disposable resources, and Martin convinces me that I can do it if I try. Even if you are only dreaming about building a wooden boat, MyBoatPlans will simplify your dreams. Highly recommended! ” – Frank
“What a great collection! I had a hard time putting this down and find myself going back often to compare boat designs. There are enough different designs to satisfy most boat builders. The plans are excellent in detail with step-by-step instructions and this has saved me so much time. I’ve spent weeks looking for stuff like this. Well worth the few bucks.” – Eric
“I bought these plans and building started last June 12th and it was ready to launch August 8th . I’ve been building boats since I was 11 years old…a long time ago!…and wish these plans were around, then. Martin Reid is the real deal. His materials are very informative and inspiring…an excellent investment for anyone who is interested in building boats.” – Terry
“This collection of complete boat plans, instructions, and boat-building tips is simply wonderful. Martin’s designs include all of the traditional construction techniques plus glued plywood and taped seam plywood; there are fishing boat plans, sailboat plans, bass boats, rowboats, sailboats, and powerboats. For my money, this is the best money you can spend.” – Jacob