personally answers emails within 24 hours. & answers all
questions in detail. Try this personal
service for yourself.
Bruce personally answers emails within 24 hours. & answers all questions in detail. Try this personal service for yourself.
1. BUILD FROM boat plans & FULL SIZE FRAME PATTERNS ... STOCK boat plans ... STEEL, ALUMINUM ... FIBERGLASS ... WOOD / EPOXY ... boat plans & Patterns are available at a low cost for you to build your own sailboat or powerboat. Over 35,000 individuals have completed their own boats from our boat plans and full size frame patterns.
BUILD FROM CUTTING FILES
CUTTING FILES & boat plans
... If you want to build in steel or
aluminum and you want to get your project off to a flying start then
consider our Cutting files and boat plans package.
4. CUSTOM DESIGNS. If you want something SPECIAL ... then a FULL CUSTOM DESIGN boat plans may suit you. In a world where most things we own are standardized ... cars and even homes tend to be built in series so all look so similar ... this leaves your boat as one area where you can still have what YOU want. For additional information contact EMAIL Bruce
BOATBUILDING FROM SCRATCH
- boat plans
& FULL SIZE Frame & Stem Patterns.
If you want your boat to have a professional
Start with FULLY LOFTED FULL SIZE PATTERNS as prints or on DOWNLOAD or on USB
Over 35,000 Bruce Roberts designed boats
are in service world-wide.
You have 250 boat plans & STEEL OR ALUMINUM PLANS & CUTTING FILES to choose from.
Photos & letters from owners of hundreds of
these boats are shown on this 500 + page web site. Bruce Roberts designed
sailboats, power boats & trawlers are used commercially & for private use; Fishing boats, Government Patrol Boats, Licensed world wide charter boats
etc. Check through this web site & you will find hundreds of these boats.
Most Bruce Roberts boat plans are designed to meet Lloyds,
USCG, EU CE-A ( Unlimited offshore ) & other Classification Society rules. These rules require extensive
stability & other rigorous boat design calculations.
boat plans &
FRAME PATTERNS EXPLAINED.
The boat plans are for you to build a boat from 'Scratch'. To be more specific ... Using the boat plans and a collection of appropriate materials you build the boat from "scratch" ... You make the frames from the patterns supplied and then you make patterns for each subsequent part as you proceed to build the boat...See below for details of a typical plan & frame patterns.
boat plans are different to
STEEL OR ALUMINUM PLANS & CUTTING FILES. To learn more about STEEL OR ALUMINUM PLANS & CUTTING FILES click on CUTTING
STEEL OR ALUMINUM PLANS & CUTTING FILES ASSEMBLY EXPLAINED
a boat from scratch you need a set of suitable boat plans including full size patterns for the frames,
deck beams and stem. Below is
listed what our own design office supplies in this regard. With the advent
of modern computer yacht design we have been able to offer the complete
boat plans on DOWNLOAD or on USB
For instance if you are looking for quotes on either having the hull
built or to purchase some piece of equipment or quotes for mast and sails;
all these suppliers want to see the boat plans. You will find that having the
ability to have the boat plans printed locally will offer many advantages during
the building program. Also on the DOWNLOAD or on USB
The boat plans as listed below
are for you to build a boat from 'Scratch'. To be more specific; using the
boat plans shown below and a collection of appropriate materials you build
the boat from "scratch". You make the frames from the patterns supplied and
then you make patterns for each subsequent part as you proceed to build the
Below is listed what we consider to be a complete set of boat plans and full size patterns to enable you to build your boat with the minimum time spent in doubt as to how and what to do next!
boat plans: Sheet 1A. (There may be several sheets
covering various versions of the same design). These sheets cover the boats
general arrangement drawings, profile and plan views of the hull, the deck
and superstructure plus the deck plan. In the case of sailboats, the sail
plan and measurements is usually included on these sheets.
boat plans: Sheet 6. Now the boat is upright and this
sheet covers the inside of the hull, and shows the installation of the floor
webs, bulkheads, engine beds, and all interior stiffeners for your boat.
You may note that
much of the above work can be completed before the deck and superstructure
are in place. It is far easier to install the heavier items such as the
engine before the ‘top’ goes on. Individual builders will have a preference
in this regard.
boat plans: Sheet 12. Electrical schematics.
boat plans: Sheet 13. Plumbing schematics.
boat plans: Sheet 14. Exhaust systems.
boat plans: Sheet 15. Tank construction.
boat plans: Sheet 15. Anode sizes and placement.
boat plans: Sheets 16 to 23 ...Full size patterns, A, B, C, D, E, F, G & H These are the pattern sheets that are laid together wall-paper fashion. The full size patterns contain details of all frame shapes, stem, deck and cabin top cambers etc.
boat plans: Sheet 24. DINGHY PLAN, including FULL SIZE patterns to enable you to build the BRUCE ROBERTS TENDER in either fiberglass or plywood is included with all boat plans.
boat plans: A 1400 Page e-book with STEP by STEP building instructions and PHOTOGRAPHS to show you how to BUILD YOUR BOAT
The price of the boat plans includes as much consultation with the designer as YOU feel necessary to help you successfully complete the project....the offer 'CALL BRUCE ANYTIME' is not made lightly. You can CALL BRUCE ANYTIME for advice on your boat building project.
Where Fiberglass is mentioned as a boat building material this means Balsa sandwich / Foam sandwich, Single skin or C-Flex. All steel boat plans are readily adaptable to aluminum boat construction unless otherwise stated. Most wood epoxy boat designs can be built using either molded ply or strip plank or a combination of the two.