Plans to build the 16′ newporter v-bottom stitch and glue boat. i brought these stitch and glue boats back by popular demand. interest in this construction method is. That type of boat is also very common in africa and in asia, in particular indonesia and the philippines. the most beautiful example of the type. Proven boat designs, and how-to information for boat building. boat plans are for beginners and have been built by thousands since 1953..