Arch davis design – offering boat plans, kits, videos and dvds for the amateur boat builder including sail boats, row boats and power boats.. 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. This boat is easy to build using our downloadable boat plans. our boat plans are available for instant download so you can start building right away..