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DAYBOAT DESIGNS & PLANS
SKYLARKS

 

Study Plans are available for these designs - remember a study plan gives you more details and a wood materials list usually on two A1 sheets, so that you can cost out a project before ordering the full plans. When you order the full construction plans you do not need to order the study plan as well, as all the study details are on the full plans.

There are 3 designs all based upon the Skylark 16 - also see the Goshawk which is based upon the Skylark 16 and can be found in the Pocket Cruisers & Trailer Sailers page :-

Skylark Dayboats on this Page

Skylark 16 mk2 Skylark 16 Motor

 

ORDERING PLANS

For each design you can order either:

 
PRINTED PLANS sent to you by post - Postage will be added to your order - see postage costs at the bottom of the page

OR

PDF PLANS sent to your email address - make sure we have your email address when you order.

 

SKYLARK 16 mk2  


This version of the Skylark class of pram dinghies was at the request of a client who wanted a comfortable river boat with the simplicity of construction of the smaller Skylark stitch and tape dinghies and with the large size that a pram shape of this length can afford. The original was for use on the great canal system of the Eastern seaboard of the USA. The drawings show a simple closed cubby/cabin. The outboard is in a well and there is plenty of stowage space for fishing and camping gear. Depending on how you fit her out, construction is based upon 8 sheets of 3/8 (9mm) ply and all the hull panel shapes are given on the drawings. LOA 156; Beam 6: Draft approx. 10 and approx. wht. 350 lbs.

The plans include a Mark 2 version of the Skylark 16 with gaff yawl rig and bowsprit.

Right, an example by Bill Caswell.

Skylark 16 Particulars

LOA 15'6" 4.73m
Beam 6' 1.83m
Hull Mid Depth 2' 0 1/2" 0.62m
Draft 10"/3' 0.25/0.9m
Sail Area 114 sq.ft 10.6 sq.m
Approx. Dry Weight (open fit-out) 350 lbs 159 kg

Hull Shape

Flat bottom plus 2 planks per side
Construction Methods Stitch and tape
Major plywood requirements for hull 12 sheets of 9mm plywood
Guidance Use 4-6 adults depending on fit-out
Drawing/Design Package 6 x A1 drawings (2 only for motor version) + 6 x A4 instruction sheets
Additions and alterations included with the plans Gunter main with mizzen rig also included

 

Left - the motor version of the Skylark 16
 

ORDER THE  SKYLARK 16 Mk2 PLANS

SKYLARK 16 mk2 PRINTED PLANS

UK/EU/US/Elsewhere - STUDY PLAN 20.00/FULL PLANS 110

(Study Plan approx. 24 Euros/$27 USD; Full Plan approx. 132 Euros/$149 USD)

SKYLARK 16 mk2 PDF PLANS PRICE

UK/EU/US/Elsewhere - STUDY PLAN 20.00/FULL PLANS 100

(Study Plan approx. 24 Euros/$27 USD; Full Plan approx. 120 Euros/$135 USD)
 

SKYLARK 16 MOTOR PRINTED PLANS

UK/EU/US/Elsewhere - STUDY PLAN 20.00/FULL PLANS 70

 

SKYLARK 16 MOTOR PDF PLANS

UK/EU/US/Elsewhere - STUDY PLAN 20.00/FULL PLANS 70

(Study Plan approx. 24 Euros/$27 USD; Full Plan approx. 84 Euros/$95 USD)
 

 


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Post & Packing Charges when Ordering Printed Dayboat Plans

 The printed plan price excludes postal charges, which will be added to the plan price when the charge is made to your debit/credit card.

 For those wanting the plans printed and posted to them the postal charges are:

  • UK - 5

  • EU/Europe - 8

  • USA - 16

  • Elsewhere - 12

 

FOR DETAILS OF THE STITCH & TAPE
AND CEDAR STRIP PLANK
CONSTRUCTION METHODS SEE THE HOME PAGE