Stitch-and-glue construction, along with the development of epoxy and modern mahogany marine plywood, has revolutionized and revitalized wooden boat building. this method of building is not only stronger, lighter. 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, please email:. Links to free boat designs and software, and a wealth of links of interest to amateur boatbuilders and designers. free boat design resources from around the web updated 5th february 2010.