Simple to build depends upon the skill level and what sort of tools you bring to the build.
The Sea Hoss skiff is as simple as you want to make it, a stable platform for many purposes.
The design of Sportfish 570 comes from a collaboration with a Senegalese society, with the aim of creating fishing vessels for inland waters of modern conception. Tolman Skiffs are thoroughly modern, ocean capable, vee bottom stitch and glue plywood boats with a dory ancestry. Lone Star Twelve rowboat, built using traditional methods, but with marine plywood for a leak free low maintenance hull.


Or for simple and inexpensive you can build a simple flatiron or sharpie skiff like the one on the right my family used to build 6 at a time for fishing camps. Plywood boat building - Plywood is considered the skin of your gravy boat inward sauceboat building.
If that is the sort of boat you are looking to build, I call your attention to the Lowell Dory Skiff. I should also mention that building your own boat allows you the opprotunity to do some pretty neat things with the interior such as building in a live well, adding amenities like specialized lockers for fishing gear, customised seating ,Etc. POWER SKIFF 14 is designed to be a quick building project for fishing, crabbing or just messing about the waterfront when the whim strikes.


I have a FL14 that I built and it works great for drift fishing the river or powering along the lake at a relaxing 4-6mph with absolute minimal power (2-4hp is all you need on this one). The set is here with more details of the dolley and the MSD plywood rowboat – Tom plans to use it for fishing and maybe some light camping.



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