This folding kayak weighs less than 40 pounds and will carry a full sized man. This design is for a ten foot model. Click on the link for Folding Kayak.
Build a fast 14ft one-man rower that comes out of two sheets of ply. Designed for flat water, you will notice that in order to reduce the fuss at the waterline to a minimum, I have worked the waterline at the design displacement so that it just kisses the chine.
This is a very nice but simple skiff, made out of two sheets of 1/4 inches or 3/8 inches plywood. This skiff is heavily based on my Portuquese Style Dinghy.
A sampan boat is typical to South East Asian countries, where many seemingly different boat types in several countries appear under the same common name. Sampan literally means three planks.