Tolman skiffs: build a boat with our boat plans and boat kits. based in portland, maine, the salt water workshop can deliver your tolman skiff kit to the local area. Boat plans: boat plans from 36 designers and counting. sail, row, power, paddle—we are sure you will find the perfect boat.. This is a 17ft skiff that i built over summer, the plans are from bateau.com. this is the first boat that i have ever built by myself. subscribe so you can.