Stitch-and-glue construction, along with the development of epoxy and modern mahogany marine plywood, has revolutionized and revitalized wooden boat building.. Here is the story of the building of my skerry boat "cricket". it’s a 15 feet sailing dinghy called a skerry. it it is rigged with a squarish sail called a sprit sail. Green valley boat works canoe and kayak plans for sale we sell plans for contemporary, high performance canoes and kayaks from a full range of designs by john winters..