Well we did catch a few small fish but nothing of note. Though I’m not 100%, I am thinking the finished fish able package will run about 5500-6,000.00 boat, motor trailer. This simple and cost effective design can be built for less than the cost of CNC cutting and shipping. Good news  thanks. 1999 Custom Bobby Boudreaux Lafitte Skiff, 1966 Chris-Craft Corinthian Sport Cruiser, 1990 Custom Pedersen Lapstrake Jersey Skiff, 2020 Carolina Skiff 258 DLV Center Console. I was in and out in 30 min. The concept is quite simple ... build a Micro-Skiff platform (name branded to "Platfoam - 14") that will allow the end user to finish off however he/she likes. Skiffs are open boats, usually with outboard power although they can also be propelled by oars or a sail. You can reach me by email at; ccarlson1963@icloud.com. Its open deck will accommodate a grab rail and cooler, while a spacious front deck is perfect for storing your gear and mounting a trolling motor. Dan is an avid fisherman. Sept 29th-30th Dick’s , Mark from DOA and Blair Wiggins, Underwater drone at the Bull Shark Barge, Power Ray, http://www.inshorepowerboats.com/default.aspx, Bohemian 17 skiff photos, test run with a Yamaha 70. Its open deck will accommodate a grab rail and cooler, while a spacious front deck is perfect for storing your gear and mounting a trolling motor. Dragonfly boatworks mini mothership, skiff kayak carrier, specs on the $6900.00 skiff. Locate boat dealers and find your boat at Boat Trader! http://www.inshorepowerboats.com/default.aspx, Length 14-6″ I was talking with Bobby about starting a build on a 14'6 but one happened to pop up for sale on microskiff. I ... them. Watch this video about stitch and glue boat building for more details and explanation. With its simple stitch and glue construction and easy to follow how to videos, you will be using the boat in no time! 14 ft. Creek craft with 2006 25hp 4 stroke mercury located in Savannah ga. 3500 obo. He a long time fisherman, fishing tournaments and currently works in the industry as well. 10 year hull warranty. Jul 4, 2019 - As the designer/builder (Christopher Carlson) of the "Platfoam -14" Micro-Skiff, I would like say thanks for watching the build process. But, I don't think the hull was designed with speed in mind. Available only as plans. The fishing stunk so don’t expect any fish photos. to help give you the best experience we can. This boat is ideal for a first time boat builder with basic carpentry experience. I mean what good is write up on a product the person has never even seen. 4 rod holders Since anyone can post press release information, I like to hold judgment until I have actually ridden in one or at least seen one in person. If you are on the fence, jump in feet first and have fun. 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Pretty useless in my opinion. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. In building the "Platfoam - 14" Micro-Skiff. kabong Well-Known Member. Stitch and glue boat plans are great for amateur boat builders! Two anglers can definitely fish the bow via trolling motor. Family Marine 415,837 views Skiff Life. After that, apply thickened epoxy to glue everything together. Dedicated To The Smallest Of Skiffs Since 2005 A forum community dedicated to Small Skiff owners and enthusiasts. 12 0 326. Much more images to come! Even more satisfying is that we successfully completed building this boat from the ground up using plans provided by veteran boat designer and builder, Jacques Mertens. It will handle up to 5 hp for a tiller outboard motor, you can attach poling and casting platforms, attach grab rails and bars, as well as ice chest/coolers. We took it out in the afternoon and fished from 4pm until sunset. Discussion Starter • #1 • 7 mo ago. couldn't be happier with the service I've gotten from Bobby @skimmerskiff. You could add a marine battery box to power an electric trolling motor and electronic devises, as well as incorporating lighting. All Salt Boatworks plans include full size patterns and our How To videos provide thorough insights into the build process. Though not stable like the 16′, it was not too bad and very fish able with out being too careful. Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by kabong, Jun 17, 2013. I saw a tiller 40 and it made me wonder..From what I have read there a little slippery on turns. The goal from the beginning was to develop a “boat” that would offer the sheer toughness and utility of a welded aluminum jon boat and the sophistication of a shallow water skiff with its quiet, smooth ride in a chop; nice molded top deck with easy to clean non-skid. Skiff boats are popular for their moderate draft and average beam, attributes that make these boats a favorite for day cruising and freshwater and saltwater fishing. The problem with those big, sweeping entries is this: Aside from that potentially slappy, hard chine all the way forward, you have to remember that you’re in a 14 foot skiff, not a 52 foot Hatteras. Skiff boats are small, trailerable vessels commonly used for endeavors such as day cruising and freshwater and saltwater fishing. 5 layers done - 6 more to go. Stitch and glue boat building uses marine grade plywood that is stitched together with zipties and glued with epoxy resin. Models with more power can hold motors up to 300 horsepower, while affordable utility models may have as little as 5 horsepower engines on them (although the average power size is 90 HP). Pretty useless in my opinion. Skiff boats for sale on Boat Trader are available for an assortment of prices from a sensible $3,087 on the cheaper end all the way up to $76,530 for the most extravagant models. It was also my first time seeing it in person. The near-vertical bow stem takes this into consideration. Find skiff boats for sale near you, including boat prices, photos, and more. The Flats River Skiff 14 is the perfect 2 person shallow water microskiff. Gougeon Brothers on Boat Construction (free PDF download), https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DnrEG2-acV8, Plans include full size patterns for tracing (easily cut with a jig saw), Free instructional how-to video series (FRS-12 series applies), Integrated reverse chines provide excellent stability, ~150lb hull weight (will vary by builder), 6 sheets – 4′ x 8′ x 1/4″ Okume or Meranti marine grade plywood, 70 linear feet –  1/2″ x 1″ stock Cypress, Juniper or Fir, 75 linear feet – 1″ x 1″ stock Cypress, Juniper, or Fir, 3 gallons – Marine Epoxy (add 1 lb of fumed silica for fillets), 18 cu/ft – 2 lb density expanding pour foam, closed cell, 12* yards – 10oz cloth 50″ wide (*15 yards if applied to floor), Marine primer & paint (Quantity will vary by manufacturer, application method and number of coats. With its simple stitch and glue construction and easy to follow how to videos, you will be using the boat in no time! Thanks. Jun 17, 2013 #1 . …. Buy custom wooden boat plans and build a boat yourself. ). A forum community dedicated to Small Skiff owners and enthusiasts. These boats are built and assembled by a wide variety of boat builders with hull types including flat, modified vee, planing, RIB and other designs. 100% composit (no wood) That will keep price down. Skiff boats are also popular boats for coastal, inshore and offshore boating. A johnsen with a 40 tiller, sounds like an absolute death trap. These types of vessels can vary in size from 12 feet to 26 feet with an average length of 19 feet. Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. We’ve literally floated this rig in about 2 1/2″ of water! New skiff in town, Soloskiff by Mitzlaff Boatworks, Pompano Jigging, HD GPS trolling motor test, bridge fishing, Bohemian 17 Skiff, Video of the new skiff hull by Bohemian boats out of Sarasota, Florida. Plans for the "Platfoam -14" Micro-Skiff". skiffs@boggycreekboats.com So when he said he loved it, it had a me a bit curious. The Flats River Skiff 14 is the perfect 2 person shallow water microskiff. 3 Posts . Pretty sure it's 25 but have seen a few with 30 and 35 on them. First let me get this out of the way. By the way, this was my first build and took just under 6 months to complete. At $1800 for the hull it’s a heck of a price as well. It got on plane easy with 2 people and draft was respectable (though I did not get out to measure it). Then you will hold everything in place with zipties so you can install the simple frame. beam 56″ Guessing 25 but wondering how large I can go. I have no idea what this boat is rated for . Locate boat dealers and find your boat at Boat Trader! Check out my "Platfoam - 14 Micro Skiff" build page to build this boat! The boat had a 20hp Yamaha, jackplate and a 45lb thrust trolling motor. 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