The solo flats skiff 14 is considered both a fishing kayak & a one-person skiff. purchase our kayak plans to learn how to build a fishing boat easily & quickly.. Baby bootlegger. this iconic racing boat was originally designed by george crouch in 1924 and went on to win the 1924 and 1925 apba gold cup. our plans for this boat. This 11′ skiff is a smaller version of the popular 13′ j – skiff. if you need a small, affordable and simple workboat this is the boat for you..