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.. Tweet sumome tweet <p>boat building is for me a therapeutic pastime and i built an electric launch based on the whitehall design.. Listed below are the different canoe, kayak, and rowing boat plans we offer. here you can purchase plans for the boat you plan on building. if you would like to buy a.