Bruce Roberts Sailboat and Powerboat Designs
& Boat Plans for the Home Boat Builder 

 

Bruce Roberts International, the Original Bruce Roberts Design Office began life in 1968 in, Queensland, Australia. We are still located in Queensland, Australia and in 2010 had a name change to Fine Line Boat Plans and Designs.  Read more on our history.

For over forty five years the Bruce Roberts Group, with input from many designers, shipwrights, builders and owners, have been drawing detailed boat plans for sailboats and powerboats with the home boatbuilder specially in mind. These boatplans & designs range in size from 5.8 mts to 20 mts and can be built in many different materials.  We have boat plans & designs for building in steel or aluminium in either multichine, radius chine or round bilge hull forms.  Most boat plans & designs are also in fibreglass using either c-flex, foam sandwich or single skin hull construction methods or in cold moulded ply or strip plank using what is commonly know as wood epoxy boatbuilding. Thousands of boats marketed as Roberts designs have been built in backyards and successfully sailed around the world.

Our range of boat plans & designs include the:-  Roberts, Waverunner, Trader, Spray, Centennial Spray, Coastworker, New York,  Adventurer, Tom Thumb, Henry Morgan, Offshore, PCF, Mauritius / Norfolk, Classic, Power Cat, Trawler Yacht and the Longboat. 

In our archives are nearly all the boat plans & designs that we have designed over the years.  If you are resurrecting an older Roberts boat then it is very likely we will still have the drawings to help.

The emphasis has always been on safety and the fact that when building your own boat you can not only build for less but can build what you want, not what a boat salesman tells you you need. The boat plans come with full size frame patterns and detailed construction drawings as well as information on building one's own tools, fitting self steering vane, mast, trailers (for trailerable boats) etc. 

For users of our previous website. You can still continue to do so by clicking here.  Please note that these pages are no longer updated and always refer back to this site when purchasing plans or designs. All images are the sole property of Fine Line Boat Plans.

 


Bestsellers

Waverunner 52

Waverunner 52

 The original A and B versions of this design can be built as semi-displacement and offer tw..

PCF 36-40 (Pacific Coast Fisherman)

PCF 36-40 (Pacific Coast Fisherman)

 This design may be built as a motor sailer for family use, or, adjusting the wheelhouse pos..

Longboat 21

Longboat 21

  Designed by Barry Long in 1978 this design has stood the test of time. It is as relevant now..

Spray 22

Spray 22

 Over 500 Spray 22s have already been completed and we have received many favourable reports..

Classic 45

Classic 45

 The Classic 45 is the long keel version of the R45. With ample room to carry 800lts of wate..

Canoe Stern 341

Canoe Stern 341

 Designed by Graham Shannon this is for those of you that are looking for the sea going qualiti..

Offshore 38

Offshore 38

 Full plans for this design are available for building in round bilge Fiberglass or Cold Mo..

Roberts 246

Roberts 246

 This sailboat has proved to be an exciting little boat to sail. The drop keel version could qu..

Roberts 53

Roberts 53

 There are currently well over 700 of this design in use worldwide, several in the charter b..

Power Cat 46

Power Cat 46

 These catamarans, the Cat 39 and Cat 46, were designed to be built using the fibreglass pan..

Offshore 44

Offshore 44

 This design has appealed to many serious cruising sailors, and is a timeless example of a w..

Roberts 29

Roberts 29

 Another early design that still makes for a pleasant, safe, family yacht that is eas..

Centennial Spray 36

Centennial Spray 36

 As there are over 1,000 Bruce Roberts’ SPRAYS being built worldwide, we have been willing ..

Spray 27 Trailer Sailer

Spray 27 Trailer Sailer

 After several builders asked for a trailerable stretched version of the Spray 22, we produc..

Roberts 532

Roberts 532

 The Roberts 532 was drawn as an update to the popular Roberts 53 (over 500 already sail..

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