I’ve decided to make the plans for my stitch & glue guillemot available to internet users as "share ware". if you end up building this boat please send me a. A canoe is a lightweight narrow watercraft, typically pointed at both ends and open on top, propelled by one or more seated or kneeling paddlers facing the direction. A kayak is a small, narrow watercraft which is propelled by means of a double-bladed paddle. the word kayak originates from the greenlandic language, where it is the.