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Get started building Noosa, the boat I built with my son, in the garage in Noosa.
The plans are 7 PDF files including elevation drawings, template drawings, material list, buoyancy calculations and build notes to help you along the way.
Use marine ply or build with exterior grade ply. I build all of my small boats with exterior grade ply. It works perfectly and is cheap and available at your local home builders stores. But the choice is up to you.
These plans come with complete information, written to be easily understood by first time builders.
The build notes included in the Noosa plans complement the free downloadable “Building Guide”, and the book “Small Boat Building” gives more detailed information if you need it. There are also drawings included in the plans, to build your own work table for building the boat.
A more detailed list with more explanations and tips is included in the plans, but below will give you an idea for costing your boat.
A more detailed list is in the plans.
Depending on where you live and how you use your boat you may (or may not) need to register the boat and/or to conform to regulations regarding the maximum size of motor you can use and how many people you can carry. If you do need to follow rules here are the rules that apply to this boat.
The rules subtract 52kg for a 5hp motor & 18kg for a 3.9hp motor. The assumed weight of an adult for the calculations is 90kg.
Calculations and volumes of required foam to meet floatation requirements are included in the plans.
According to Australian regulation AS1799.1, (which are inline with European ISO and the American standards) for protected waters.
Download the full plans to build “Noosa”, and get started building this lightweight boat in your garage. With inexpensive materials and some simple tools, you have everything you need to start making this attractive small craft at home. The price is in USD.
The plans are 7 PDF files, which include 60 pages of detailed technical drawings and written information to assist you in building this boat. All drawings are vector PDFs.
This download includes:-
• 1- Welcome complete package Noosa 3-pages
• 2- Specifications Noosa 2-pages
• 3- Materials lists & safety gear Noosa 8-pages
• 4- Build notes (including plans for a work-table) 12-pages
• 5- Detail views sheet – 3D model details 11-pages
• 6- Drawing (elevation) Noosa 11-pages
• 7- Template drawing (6 & 9 mm Ply) Noosa 13-pages
I design this package to help builders with no experience, to create their own sports boat at home and have fun doing it. The full plans include detail drawings, material lists, guidance on safety gear, epoxy, mixing ratios and fillers. For more help, grab the new 2nd edition book—Wooden Boat Building, a great companion to help you build any boat.
If you have access to a CNC machine, you wont need to scarf the plywood beforehand. There is no marking out the parts either. Cut all the plywood parts of the boat quickly and precisely. Price is in USD.
The files in this product are for cutting using a large machine that can handle a full plywood sheet – 1200mm x 2400mm (4ft x 8ft).
This download includes everything in the full plans + the dxf files and file layout drawings:-
• 1-Welcome complete package Noosa 3-pages
• 2-Specifications Noosa 2-pages
• 3-Materials lists & safety gear Noosa 8-pages
• 4-Build notes (work-table/building the boat) 12-pages
• 5-Detail views sheet – 3D model details 11-pages
• 6-Drawing (elevation) Noosa 11-pages
• 7-Template drawing (6 & 9 mm Ply) Noosa 13-pages
• 8 – NOOSA – CNC parts – Sheets B1 to B5 v-3 – (layout drawings)
• 9 – Noosa all CNC files (4) – (zip file)
File–8 is a 5-page PDF with drawings for the layouts of the hull parts on each of the dxf files. It includes an alignment drawing to check the shape and alignment of the finger-jointed panels before bonding. File–9 is a zip file with four (4) dxf files. Each file contains the hull parts nested in a rectangle the size of a 1200 x 2400 plywood panel ready for cutting.
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