Boatbuilding tips and tricks launchings and projects under construction index. sunday, february 12, 2017: new mackinaw just completed in british columbia. Denman marine specializes in custom wooden boat building and repair. we are also the sole manufacturer of chesapeake light craft kits in australia. we utilize both. Kayaking is the use of a kayak for moving across water. it is distinguished from canoeing by the sitting position of the paddler and the number of blades on the paddle..