Characteristics 16′ version 18’version length overall tug along 16′ stitch & glue kit: materials to put this boat together. click item. Sam devlin produces a lot of plans. most of them, he makes available for anyone to build. this is where you can see his designs that are available as plans. they come in two basic flavors: study plans and. For the last week, my twitter feed (@sfriedscientist) has been overrun with pictures of half built canoes. well, we finally finished the boat, so here is bluegrass blue crab and the southern fried scientist’s guide.