This directory includes all of the plans that are specifically designed for stitch and glue construction. the rc model x-1 is an inexpensive way to try out this. Proven boat designs, and how-to information for boat building. boat plans are for beginners and have been built by thousands since 1953.. Monaco by dean toburen, harleysville, pennsylvania march 9, 2009 note: see dean’s report on building the monaco in glen-l webletter 112. 14 photos.