The mirror is a popular sailing dinghy with more than 70,000 built. the mirror was named after the daily mirror, a uk newspaper with a largely working class distribution.. Stitch-and-glue construction, along with the development of epoxy and modern mahogany marine plywood, has revolutionized and revitalized wooden boat building. this. Boat speak terms we use to describe our designs. this glossary was originally published in our webletters. if you have any suggestions for additions, or corrections.