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A beautiful boat, made by you.

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No experience or specialist tools required

Build memories

I loved building a boat with my dad and the shared experience brought us closer together.  Charlie North, Stitchbird Founder

We wanted to offer other families and groups the boat building experience, without the need for a large workshop or expensive tools. The Stitchbird dinghy kit is designed to require minimal time, experience and tools. 

Some kind words about us

The Stitchbird dinghy is not only a breakthrough, but also heartwarming on many levels.

Lawrence SchäfflerEditor, NZ Boating Magazine
Rowboat kitset: everything you need
Rowboat kitset: everything you need
Rowboat kitset: everything you need
Rowboat kitset: everything you need
Rowboat kitset: everything you need
Rowboat kitset: everything you need
Rowboat kitset: everything you need
Rowboat kitset: everything you need
Rowboat kitset: everything you need
Rowboat kitset: everything you need
Rowboat kitset: everything you need
Rowboat kitset: everything you need
Rowboat kitset: everything you need
Rowboat kitset: everything you need
Rowboat kitset: everything you need
Rowboat kitset: everything you need
Rowboat kitset: everything you need
Rowboat kitset: everything you need
Rowboat kitset: everything you need
Rowboat kitset: everything you need
Rowboat kitset: everything you need
Rowboat kitset: everything you need

Rowboat kitset: everything you need

$2,100.00 NZD

We have focused on producing a quality rowboat (or dinghy, as we call them in New Zealand) that is easy for you to build at home. All materials needed for the build are included. 

Features

    • Marine grade plywood, with a hardwood keel
    • Finished boat is a lightweight 20kg - easy to lift for transport and storage
    • Ability to attach a small electric outboard motor
    • Two fishing rod holders

    Kit includes

    Precision cut ply and hardwood pieces, instruction manual, cable ties (zip ties)
    West System marine epoxy, Altex paint kit: timber sealer, varnish, primer, undercoat and topcoat in your choice of colour, 10m painter rope, stainless towing eye, pair of nylon rowlock ferrules and screws.

    Finished boat is 2.2m long by 1.2m wide (7.2 x 3.9 foot). Max capacity: 150kg (331 lb).

    Please note: our kitsets are cut to order, current production time is 4 weeks. 

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