If you are going to build a boat, you’ll want one worthy of your investment. read the reviews: best wooden kayak and stitch and glue kit.. Dixi dinghy. 8ft plywood stitch & glue 3:1 dinghy great "own boat" for kids. sails 1 adult or 2 kids, rows 3 adults length 2.44m [8’0"] beam 1.28m [4’2"]. *plans and manual shipping is approximately $30 within australia. for further information or to purchase plans or a kit set for the matunuck surf kayak.