And so it begins… Posted on October 28, 2019 by K. D. Cline Reply Pygmy Boats in Port Townsend, Washington This week my wife and I drove to Port Townsend, Washington, the home of Pygmy Boats. We were there to decide if the original Pygmy Ronan would fit me, and if so, to buy the kit. So started my kayak building adventure. Mr. John Lockwood. Owner and designer of Pygmy Boats.