Shows beginning stage of current tango skiff xl project. wooden boat is being built with the stitch-n-glue method using okoume 1088 marine grade plywood.. Before the advent of the outboard motor, rowing/sailing skiffs were common on chesapeake bay. they were used for crabbing, fishing, transporting goods, and enjoying. 10’9" medway skiff: the medway 11 is a rowing skiff development of our medway doble design. we have retained the same 3 plywood planks per side and the simple stitch.