Bruce Roberts sailboat designs & boat plans.
18 - 30 ft 

 

This section of Bruce Roberts sailboat designs and boat plans cover the following vessels in the range of 18 to 30 foot. The Roberts, Adventurer, Tom Thumb, and Canoe Stern. Boat building plans using steel, aluminium, fiberglass & wood/epoxy, depending on the design, are available. Information and prices are on each individual design page.

Study Plan Packages contain all the sheets #1 from the actual plans. Sail Plans and the various accommodation layouts pertaining to the design are shown on these sheets. There may be anywhere from two to eight #1 sheets which are all to scale and which measure between one meter and two and a half meters long each. They are intended as a more in-depth overview of the design in which you are interested. 

Material Lists for the basic materials required to build the hull, deck and superstructure are included in the study plan package to help you with your budgeting. Where Fibreglass is mentioned as a material this means Balsa sandwich / Foam sandwich, Single skin or C-Flex. Most steel plans can be adapted to aluminium construction. Both moulded ply and strip plank can be used in conjunction with the wood epoxy saturation method. Sail and rig details are also shown on the study plan sets.

As the Study Plan Packages include the basic measurements in scale for the accommodation layouts, you can customize the layouts to suit your needs if what is presented is not exactly to your liking. 

The link to download the Study Plan Packages is emailed to your email address and generally within 24 hours, The link to the Full Plan Sets is also generally emailed within 24. All study plans and full plan sets are downloadable in .pdf format for you to have printed at a nearby print shop. The study and full plan sets are available on CD's on request with postage cost depends on country.

To View drawings, photos, information and prices of the design that interests you just click on that design.

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Pram Dinghy

Pram Dinghy

 This Pram dinghy can be built in fibreglass or plywood. The pictures show one made..

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Adventurer 18 Trailer Sailer

Adventurer 18 Trailer Sailer

 This design is available as two different concepts, Version A or Version B. Both are shown ..

Adventurer 19 Trailer Sailer

Adventurer 19 Trailer Sailer

 This design is available as two different concepts, Version A or Version B. Both are shown ..

Adventurer 22 Trailer Sailer

Adventurer 22 Trailer Sailer

  This trailerable sailboat has been very popular and performs well in either the centr..

Adventurer 24

Adventurer 24

 This sailboat has been very popular and is a joy to build and sail. Suitable for a young coupl..

Adventurer 24 Trailer Sailer

Adventurer 24 Trailer Sailer

 This trailerable sailboat has been very popular in both it's centreboard and fixed keel ver..

Tom Thumb 24

Tom Thumb 24

  Designed by Canadian Graham Shannon this boat was originally designed to be built using ..

Roberts 246

Roberts 246

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

Adventurer 25 Trailer Sailer

Adventurer 25 Trailer Sailer

 Over 1,000 examples of this design have already been completed. This trailerable sailboat h..

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