What happens when stitch-and-glue boats get old? by john c. harris november, 2014 "stitch-and-glue" is a style of boatbuilding in which pre-fabricated plywood parts. The caledonia yawl, designed by iain oughtred, is a large, versatile, and eye-catching double ender with a breathtaking sheer. based on an inshore fishing boat from. Canoe and kayak plans – over 50 in number – for amateur and professional boat builders using ply/epoxy, stitch and tape and cedar strip plank construction..