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. The osprey double and triple kayaks are great light weight tandems for families who wish to kayak with kids or for kayaking with dogs. available as kayak kits or as. Updated 02/06/16. stapleless stripping when you work on your boat you spend most of the time with your nose about three inches from the boat. you see those staple.