Yacht Designs

B&B Yacht Designs is a leading innovator in design offering sophisticated shapes, unparalleled performance and an ease of building which makes the best of boating available to professional and amateur builders.

Around the world, the B&B logo is a symbol of quality and service in yacht design, engineering, survey and sails.

For over forty years the owners, naval architect, Graham Byrnes and wife, Carla, have been intimately involved in boating, including 12 years and 85,000 miles of ocean voyaging during their circumnavigation.


- B&B Stock Plan Designs -

Kayaks, Canoes and Row Boats

Kayaks, Canoes and
Rowing Boats.

 Sophisticated boats for various skill levels and waters

Tenders and Dinghies

Yacht Tenders  Catspaws & Spindrifts



  Family Boatbuilding with B&B at the WoodenBoat Show in Mystic 2014


 14 models of stitch and glue dinghies and tenders: from 6' - 12'

Build your own 12' skiff at the Wooden Boat Show in Mystic Seaport, Ct. June 27-29 2014

Beach Cruisers

Bay River Skiff

 Core Sound 15

Lapwing 16 

Core Sound 17

Core Sound 17 kit

Core Sound 17mk3

Core Sound 20

Core Sound 20mk3

Everglades Challenge  22

 Boats for exploring the byways - inland and coastal camper cruising.  They have minimal but sufficient accommodations with an added tent set ups.

 Two have cuddy cabins. 

Trailer Sailers

Belhaven 19

Princess Sharpie 22

Princess Sharpie 26

mini cruiser, with accomodations

22' Cat Ketch Weekender

Big sister to the 22', deep water capable


Power Boats

Outer Banks 20


lobster boat style economical outboard cabin cruiser with open pilot house

Outer Banks 24


 a larger version of our popular OB 20 with standing headroom in the enclosed pilot house

Ocracoke 20  


mini Carolina Sports Fisherman, an economical and speedy center console runabout

Ocracoke 24


big sister to the Ocracoke 20 with more room and more power to take to bigger waters



A fast, fun and economical 18' center console runabout.  The WoodenBoat Design contest winner


Custom Powerboat Designs


 A few of our designs done for commercial yards.  These plans are not available as stock designs.




Worrell Cat  20' high speed catamaran
Baja Cruise Cruising the Sea of Cortez in a Bay River Skiff
Building A Core Sound 17 Gordy Hill's adventures building his boat, from Boatbuilder Magazine
BRS 17 - CS17 A side by side comparison
Everglades Challenge 2006 Winning the toughest open water small boat race in North America in a CS17
How Much, How Long? Answers to the question of how much it costs and how long it takes to build a boat.
Twins  part 1 Chris Spooner builds a pair of Diva kayaks down under
Twins  part 2 Chris Spooner builds a pair of Diva kayaks down under
Why a Cat Ketch? A brief overview of this handy rig, from history to sailing tips
The Great Race From Coastal Cruising Magazine, the story of a tough race in open boats, with amusing moments - by Tom Lathrop


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Plan Price List and how to order

B&B Yacht Designs
342 Chapel Creek Dr.,
Bayboro, N.C. 28515 USA
Phone: 252-745-4793
E-mail: designergraham@gmail.com for technical information or admincarla@gmail.com for ordering.

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