Solid wood for boatbuilding. have you looked for good, clear lumber lately? you’re apt to be frustrated. i’m continually grateful that stitch-and-glue boats. 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.. Gallery contact: gallery of red river wooden boats: fishing dory this is a flat-bottomed 16 foot dory that has a shallow draft and makes a great platform for fishing..