Bay Skiff 12 by Chesapeake Marine Design

Handy-sized skiff for rowing and sailing

Length overall12'3.66 m
Beam4' 3"1.29 m
Draft2' 6"0.76 m
Draft (cb up)6"0.15 m
Weight125 lbs57 kg
Sail area56 sq. ft.5.20 m2
Hull construction Plywood
Gallery 2 photos
See also Bay Skiff 15



Bay Skiff 12 was designed for a hardware store owner in St. Michaels, MD. He wanted a handy-sized skiff for rowing and sailing. The Bay Skiff 12 is stable and will carry an adult and two children or two adults and a picnic lunch for an afternoon or evening on the water.

Construction is rugged 3/8" plywood with an optional 3/4" sheerstrake. Plans include a materials list, panel dimensions, construction drawings, and a new sail plan. No lofting is required.

Estimated cost for quality construction materials (not including sails) is $1200. This cost includes a high level of outfit and finish you can be proud of after putting the effort into building this fine boat.

Photo gallery

Bay Skiff 12 on the beach
Bay Skiff 12 on the beach


See also

Design Length Beam Sail area Engine power Compare
Bay Skiff 15 Bay Skiff 15 by Chesapeake Marine Design
Skiff for sailing and rowing
4.57 m
4' 3"
1.29 m
67 sq. ft.
6.22 m2
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