Baby bootlegger. this iconic racing boat was originally designed by george crouch in 1924 and went on to win the 1924 and 1925 apba gold cup. our plans for this boat. Wooden row boat plans for a successor to the d5. the best use of two sheets of 1/4" plywood for the hull gave us a length of almost 8′ and a beam of 4′ 8".. Home » the boat house » classic boat manufacturers; classic boat manufacturers chris-craft. one of the most widely recognized names in wooden motorboats, chris.