PDA

View Full Version : Work Skiff Choice



Jon Agne
11-04-2000, 04:40 PM
I'm looking to build a sturdy work skiff for mostly light duty. Motor size would be 15-25 hp. Does anyone here have thoughts on Bolger's Work Skiff (15'6") and how does it compare to Steve Redmond' Bluegill?

Thanks,

Jon

PS: After listening to the Sabb, I almost want to build a boat around it!

TomRobb
11-04-2000, 05:38 PM
I didn't know Bluegill was a workskiff. Bolger's workskiff certainly is and has a relelentlessly workmanlike aspect as well.

capt. rehab
11-04-2000, 06:53 PM
Try Walyer Baron at Old Wharf Dory Company in Wellfleet,Massachusetts. He's also on thre Web.

capt. rehab
11-04-2000, 06:54 PM
Try Walyer Baron at Old Wharf Dory Company in Wellfleet,Massachusetts. He's also on thre Web.

Bear's Oil
11-04-2000, 10:36 PM
Try Tom Hill's "Long Point". Its 15'10", takes 15hp. and can be built with a center console. The design has a nice high bow to help stay dry.

Kermit
11-06-2000, 08:01 PM
Have a look in Bill Garden's book at "Simoom/Mudlark." Or so I recall the name--I'm busy at work right now, and the book's at home. I once redrew her for plywood with a flat transom. It proved a bad idea. Bill's can't be beat. Great little work skiff/yard tug shown with a 5hp Vivian. The little SABB G should do her up fine. I still want to build one someday.

dngoodchild
11-08-2000, 07:20 AM
There are a whole "passel-o" skiffs on my booklets page. Each entry is illustrated.
http://www.anyboat.com/books/booklets.htm

Regards,

David N. Goodchild