Shrike free plans for shrike, a lightweight sea kayak for stitch and a lightweight sea kayak for stitch and glue half that of some modern kayaks. she cost. Stitch and glue kayak. this class uses commercially made stitch and glue kits by chesapeake light craft, kayak kit is an additional cost of approx. $850-$1,000.. Stitch-and-glue: watch step-by-step videos of a stitch and glue kayak being built. all of our boat kits are built using this "stitch-n-glue" construction..