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.. Strip canoe kits; strip kayak kits; hybrid kayak kits; stitch n glue kayak kits; rowing boat kits . kits. the following descriptions will help you to understand how. Characteristics. length: 3,01 m design: paolo lodigiani chine hull, stitch and glue construction round hull, strip planking construction building skills: amateur.