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.. John’s snapshots from the 2004 port townsend wooden boat festival. a southeast gale blew in friday afternoon, making it rough for the boats anchored out. you don’t see waves like this at pt except during a southeaster. virginia v, lady washington & caleb haley ride out the storm at an exposed wharf. the 1928 fish packer caleb haley goes looking for a more comfortable spot.. Baker boat works plans are now available through mystic seaport collections, mystic, ct .