Why Row?
Rowing is one of the best full body exercises for you.



RowCruiser Build Courses
Everything you need to know about the RowCruiser including build classes .


Boat Building Benefits
There are lots of great reasons to build your own boat.



Our SnapTiteTM Joints
We've designed a system to make hull panel joinery a snap!



Builders' Resource
Find more information on building, installing rigger systems, FAQs, videos and other info.


Featured Rowing Adventures
Check out some of the adventures our customers have undertaken in their boats.









Welcome to Angus Rowboats - Kits and Plans for Innovative Designs


Adventurers Julie and Colin Angus have explored more than 40,000 km of the world’s remotest regions using rowboats. They have drawn on this experience to design some of the most practical recreational rowboats on the market. Rowing is not only an excellent low-impact cardiovascular sport , but it is also one of the most tefficient way of propelling a boat through the water. Our recreational rowing sculls are designed to be fast, seaworthy, and capable for multi-day exploration. Angus Rowboats provides kits and plans so you can construct your own high-quality recreational rowing scull at minimal cost.


pxpx px
Updates and Latest News


pxpx px
Watch Video of the Rowboats in Action


About our Sailing RowCruiser Part of the motivation behind our efforts to design the sailing version of our RowCruiser came...Wed Jun. 04, 2015 GMT 16:13:01

2015 - A Year for Rowing and Sailng Adventures Happy 2015! Here at Angus Rowboatss we're celebrating as we finish another busy year. 2015 will undoubtedly be...Tue Jan. 13, 2015 GMT 08:37:20

Racing to Alaska Well, I've officially committed to the big race that everyone is talking about. The NW Maritime Center in Port Townsend is launching its inaugural race...Mon Oct. 20, 2014 GMT 11:52:36

Wooden Hollow Shaft Sculling Oar Plans Completed! There have been a few delays, but we've finally completed our comprehensive manual and plans for building exquisite...Tues Jun 24 2014 GMT 09:56:10

Wall Street Journal Gives "Olive Odyssey" Thumbs Up It was a little intimidating when we learned the Wall Street Journal was running a two-third page review in the weekend edition on Julie's latest... Mon, May, 12, 2014 GMT 10:044:25

Hollow Shaft Wooden Sculling Oar Progress For those who have been waiting for our hollow-shaft wooden sculling oar plans, we're pleased to inform you we're nearing completion.. Mon, Mar, 03, 2014 GMT 07:012:41

Tents Vs Cabins in Rowboats A few people have asked about the possibility of using a tent in an open rowboat such as the Oxford Wherry. The idea of using your boat for shelter as well as for.. Fri, Jan, 22, 2014 GMT 03:09:20

Cruiser Plans Completed We've completed plans for the Cruiser, and are in the midst of finishing the manual. For those who can wait no longer, we will be offering Cruiser plans and... Fri, Dec, 06, 2013 GMT 12:07:02

Expedition Rowboat Kits Now Available We've moved to a new location in Victoria, BC. As we've been explanding inventory and further developing kits and boats, we decided it was time to move... Mon, Nov, 04, 2013 GMT 11:49:48

Come See us at the Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival We'll be displaying the Oxford Wherry, the Expedition, and another new boat in development at the Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival... Tue, Aug 20, 2013 GMT 01:13:13

Rowing into Headwinds There are many common phrases that have nautical origins. Some examples include "by and large", "chock-a-block", "close quarters", "give a wide berth", loose canon",...Mon, July 22 ,2013 GMT 07:36:42




px   px