Strip canoe kits; strip kayak kits; hybrid kayak kits; stitch n glue kayak kits; rowing boat kits kits . navigator & explorer designs by hans friedel. the following descriptions will help you to understand how we can provide kits or materials for canoes, kayaks, or rowing boats.. Boat plans in book form. concise step by step instructions to build a 20 to 24 foot plywood / epoxy stitch and glue skiff. I have plans for the charles wittholz 17ft plywood catboat and i am considering using the sam devlin method to convert it to stitch and glue. does anyone know if this has been done before with this design and if panel sizes and layouts are available? also, i have seen articles where, before altering a design or build method, a boat builder will confer with the designer..