Author: Jay R. Benford

Cruising Designs is a catalog of plans for great cruising boats, sail and power, for living aboard. First published in 1975 and since become a classic of its kind, Cruising Designs is a collection of basic boat plans of a variety of Benford designs, ranging in size from 7 to 131 feet in length, selected from the custom designs created over the past three decades. It is designed as the spark to fire one’s ideas about the sort of boat one really wants or to suggest an idea for a new boat. The fourth edition includes a number of designs new since the third edition. Heavily illustrated with photographs and plan drawings, Cruising Designs is a classic wish book.