Shows beginning stage of current tango skiff xl project. wooden boat is being built with the stitch-n-glue method using okoume 1088 marine grade plywood.. Glossary of terms used in boatbuilding and boating. boat speak terms we use to describe our designs. this glossary was originally published in our webletters.. Nautical terms relating to boat hulls and boatbuilding. reading about small boats sometimes feels like reading a foreign language. this page is intended as a cheat.