The jersey skiff is a stunning boat with a rich heritage. she was designed in the mid-1800’s to be beach-launched and rowed through surf for rescue and salvage work.. Sailing skiff 15 was designed for my father to build as a retirement project. having sailed a culler good little skiff for almost 20 years, he wanted a slightly. Legend model boats is proud to announce the latest addition to it’s growing line of true scale model boat kits with it’s release of the 1950’s.