Site last updated - 11/11/2019

Welcome to STANLEY SmallCraft

 

Build Your Own Boat. Start now and be on the water in a few weeks.

It takes just a few hours work a day to complete a dinghy or canoe in 1 to 5 weeks with our DIY plans, kits or workshop courses.

   Winter Sale   

   20% Off all Plans & 10% Off all Kits   

   Discounts applied to all applicable items till 30th November 2019   

   Plans orders for Christmas delivery must be received by the 17th  December   

 Kit Orders for Christmas delivery must be received by the 5th December   

Rye Bay dinghy launched

Rye Bay 228

DIY Build Plans from £5

Our Dinghy & Canoe plans come in three different types

 

Digital Download Plans from £5.00

Printed A3 Workshop Plans from £20.00

Full Size Patterns with Build Plans from £30.00

All of them come with a materials list, full step by step instructions and advice on plywood types, wood and epoxy.

We have been designing our own boats since 1989.

*Not all designs available as full size patterns packages

DIY Kits from £185

Choose from either 

Plywood Only Kits from £185.00

All the plywood hull parts cut out on a CNC machine for accuracy and quality ready for assembly.

Or

Full Plywood/Epoxy Kits from £295.00

As above but with the epoxy materials to stick it all together.

Full build instruction manuals are included.

We have developed and udated our kits over the years from the originals first produced in 1993.

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Dengemarsh Canoe

Rother 230 custom build

Rother 230

Custom Built Boats from £375

Choose a design, discuss any changes, colours etc. with us and we will build your boat.

All the hull parts will be CNC cut.

We have been building our own design since 1986 and build other designers' boats too, with their permission.

Build With Us from £375

 

If you have no space to build in or like the idea of a professional boat builder on hand to take you through your build, come and build with us from £375.00.

Dinghy and Canoe Workshop Courses are held all year round

Winchelsea 2.2 built on a workshop course

Winchelsea 2.2

Whatever you are looking for, DIY canoe building plans, DIY dinghy building plans, build materials or perhaps some chandlery for your boat, we can help by either supplying it or pointing you in the right direction. 

We can even help you with your own project and even cut it for you.

A lightweight plywood dinghy or canoe makes for an easier and cheaper, boating experience.

In the 8' to 10' range of boats, fibre glass dinghies, moulded plastic canoes and inflatables are all heavy and/or cumbersome. They require trailers to move them about on land and larger powered outboard motors to move them on the water. Some canoes can be carried on a roof rack but are heavy to lift up there and carry to the water.

Our plywood dinghies and canoes are not so heavy, sometimes half the weight. A 12' or 14' plywood canoe can be carried on a roof rack and can often be put up there solo as can an 8' dinghy. 10' dinghies and larger canoes will probably need two to move them about.

Being lightweight, crew distribution is important to keep the boat balanced. They only need small, lightweight outboard motors which helps to keep costs down.

Peasemarsh 8 Canoe

 

DIY Dinghy Building Plans & DIY Canoe Building Plans, DIY Plywood Dinghy & Canoe Kits, Custom Built Boats and Workshop Boat Building Courses.

Build it yourself with our plans or kits or come and build it with us.

If you don't want to build it, STANLEY SmallCraft could custom build it for you.

 

 

 

STANLEY SmallCraft

Unit A, Lammas Courtyard

Lammas Road

Corby

Northamptonshire

NN17 5EZ

UK

07910206881

 

 

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