Wooden kayak, canoe & row boat kits . pygmy wooden boat kits are lightweight, rugged & beautiful. we pride ourselves on our award-winning designs, excellent customer. 13′ western style drift boat; 14′ stitch and glue kayak; 18′ carolina style dory; 14′ midwestern style drift boat; 15′ ultralight stitch and glue dory. 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.