Wooden kayak, canoe & row boat kits . pygmy wooden boat kits are lightweight, rugged & beautiful. we pride ourselves on our award-winning designs, excellent customer. Welcome to spira international home-built boat plans. spira international offers a wide variety of different power, rowing, and sailing skiffs, dories, and other boat. These boats have been reported to be this country’s first mass-produced boat. while not a distinct american innovation, the "whitehall" evolved and was refined from.