Product description. the goat island skiff is a simple lightweight sailing boat. designed by michael storer, it is a versatile boat that rows well, sails like a rocket and can take a small outboard motor.. Wooden boat kits and plans for beginners. cajun pirogue, jon boat and skiffs.. 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 larger version with more freeboard and better sailing characteristics..