Here is a partial list of our Boat Plans. We have sold over 2000 sets of plans, mostly to amateur builders. Please see our Frequently Asked Questions page for information about ordering plans, types of construction, shipping costs, and answers to many other questions. Our Facebook page also has a Builders’ Gallery of photos of just some of the many boats built to our designs.
Brown's Yacht Yard is a full service boat yard in Gloucester, MA offering dockage, Zodiac Inflatbale Boats, new and used boats and motors for sale, boating supplies, and a wide range of marine services.
The term brown-water navy originated in the American Civil War, of 1861–1865. As a blueprint for the "strangulation" of the Confederate States of America, Winfield Scott's Anaconda Plan called for a two-pronged approach by first blocking the South's harbors and then pushing along the Mississippi River, effectively cutting the Confederate territory in two while also robbing the South of its ...
William Brown was an American ship that sank in 1841, taking with her 31 passengers. A further 16 passengers were forced out of an overloaded lifeboat before the survivors were rescued. In the case of United States v.Holmes, crewman Alexander Holmes was charged with murder and convicted of manslaughter for his actions.
N. G. Herreshoff Coquina. Both glued lapstrake plywood and traditional cedar over oak construction. Under license from the MIT’s Hart Nautical Collections, Doug Hylan and Maynard Bray have collaborated to produce a highly detailed builder’s package for both amateur and professional builders, as well as students of Herreshoff’s work.