Dedicated to the smallest of skiffs. search our classifieds to find information on microskiff, skimmer skiff and salt marsh boats for sale. join the forum community to discuss gheenoe, east cape glide, beavertail, towee poling platforms and more.. Plans for skiffs; free wooden skiff boat plans. the term skiff is used in this page to describe a flat bottomed boat (or mostly flat) with a pointed bow and square back. this is often the design for fishing boats, such as this one, photographed in maine. there are many skiffs that are set up for sailing and because of their flat bottoms can be made to plane, making them fast and exciting boats. "when is a boat a small flats skiff, and when is it a microskiff? this is a common question we get asked, and the answer is quite simple: length and width with horsepower will decide if it’s a true microskiff," says kevin fenn, co-owner of east cape skiffs. "so anything under 18 feet long, or less than 70 inches in beam, and powered with 30 hp.