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  Gig Harbor Boat Works - 17' Jersey Skiff
The Jersey Skiff is a stunning boat with a rich heritage.
Our full-size reproduction of the Jersey Skiff can be easily handled by one person, yet sails comfortably with as many as 4 adults aboard.
The Jersey Skiff can be equipped with as many as 3 rowing positions.
www.ghboats.com /17_skiff.shtm   (313 words)

  
  Skiff - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The term skiff is applied to various river craft, but a skiff is typically a small flat-bottomed open boat with a pointed bow and square stern.
Many modern skiffs do carry a small outboard motor and have a center-console hull design, with a blunt bow, a flat bottom and a square stern.
Skiffs were once very common on the River Thames in England and featured in the famous book about a journey up the Thames in a skiff, Three Men in a Boat.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Skiff   (419 words)

  
 Jersey Skiff - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the early 1900's Jersey Skiffs were employed by early coast guardsmen and lifeguards.
The primary difference between the two boats is the addition of a board on the side of the Jersey Skiff for slightly greater freeboard.
And the transom of Jersey Skiff is more of a wine glass shape which integrates into the skeg, where as The Sea Bright transom does not.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jersey_Skiff   (386 words)

  
 Bantha-II cargo skiff - Wookieepedia, the Star Wars Wiki
Desert skiffs were repulsorlift utility vehicles designed for the transportation of beings or cargo.
Skiffs also included loading ramps and an electromagnet for ease of cargo transfer.
Skiffs were often used as passenger transports on poor or underdeveloped planets, where they were refitted with passenger seating and used as airbuses.
starwars.wikia.com /wiki/Skiff   (306 words)

  
 Star Wars: Databank | skiff
The initial concept art for the transport skiff was not a repulsorlift vehicle at all -- early designs had immense flying whales with strapped-on passenger modules serving as transportation.
Like its larger sail barge cousin, the desert skiff was built as both a full-sized prop and as a miniature for effects work.
The skiffs were held aloft by two steel I-beams in the sands of Yuma, Arizona for filming.
www.starwars.com /databank/vehicle/desertskiff/?id=bts   (204 words)

  
 Mississippi River Duck Hunting Skiff   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
The term "skiff" was always used colloquially to describe this type of craft.
Duck skiffs were used to layout decoys, retrieve ducks, and "jump" shoot small creeks and marsh edges on slow days.
The skiff was rather heavy as I recall, maybe 80 lbs or more, but I think it could be built much lighter.
www.alaska.net /~fritzf/Boats/DuckSkiff/DuckSkiff.htm   (368 words)

  
 Musto Performance Skiff - Victor Boats
Musto Skiff Scottish Championships - East Lothian Yacht Club - 2/3 June 2007 “Leave the Bass Rock to Port!” 35 Scottish Skiffs gathered at North Berwick under the banner of East Lothian Yacht Club for the second of the 2007 Trident sponsored Grand Prix series.
With a disappointing entry due to a clash with the Carsington Open the sailors were greeted with a personalised race committee eager to get on with the proceedings.
Double Olympic 49er medallist Simon Hiscocks recently joint the Musto Skiff fleet to compete in the Gold Cup at Lake Garda as part of his post Olympic relaxation.
www.mustoskiff.com   (1248 words)

  
 Wye River Models Gunning Skiff
The Gunning Skiff, also known as a "rail skiff" was locally built in the Patuxent River area around the early 1900's.
The skiff was pushed around in the marshes with a long pole.
The skiff is long and narrow so that it could move around the shallow inlets where the passages were tight.
www.wye-river-models.com /pages/gskiff.htm   (53 words)

  
 CAROLINA SKIFF BOATS
Carolina Skiffs are currently being used by fishing and diving guides, the U.S. Coast Guard, state and local agencies, constructions companies, oil companies, boat rentals and recreational boaters all over the world.
Carolina Skiffs are built tough and virtually unsinkable using a proven and patented, sealed foam filled box beam construction process.
The NEW Carolina Skiff DLX Model is suitable for all uses where a durable and efficient hull is needed.
www.hetzlerboats.com /hbskiff.htm   (684 words)

  
 Australian 16ft Skiffs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
The 13ft skiff has been designed as an intermediate skiff to provide a reasonably priced stepping stone between the Junior classes such as a Flying 11 and the 16ft skiff.
The current 16ft skiff hull shape was used as a guide to produce a hull which gives high performance yet is still forgiving to the teenager with a limited amount of experience in this type of class.
The NSW 16ft Skiff Association is a body that represents the eight affiliated 16ft skiff clubs in NSW.
www.skiffs.org.au /13/about13s.htm   (433 words)

  
 FishyFish David Nolan's Tolman Skiff
STEVE SCHOLFIELD photo David Nolan leans on the hull of the 22 1/2-foot Alaskan skiff he is building at his Brick home.Since January, Nolan and his family -- wife, Tanya, and children, Joshua, 10, Paul, 8, and Jessica, 6 -- have been toiling away on the project.
This type of skiff is used by commercial and recreational fishermen to set nets and troll, where the nets are pulled behind the boat, moving along at a slow pace.
The skiff has a 7 1/2-foot beam and is a full 4 feet deep at the bow.
www.fishyfish.com /nolan.html   (690 words)

  
 Twelve Foot Skiff Association - About
The 12ft skiff is a development class that is sailed in NSW, QLD and New Zealand.
Cherub class hulls comply to the 12ft skiff rules and can competitively be sailed with minor (or no) modifications.
However, with recent equipment developments, and the introduction of carbon masts, 12's are very manageable boats and any sailor with relative experience, such as cherubs or moths, would quite easily adapt.
www.skiff.org.au /about.htm   (440 words)

  
 Skiff news   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
At Skiff Medical Center, he is the Chair of the hospital’s foundation board and former chair of the hospital board.
Skiff’s educational services included breastfeeding education, babysitting classes, cancer education, community health fairs, CPR classes, diabetes education, family and parenting classes, healthy heart education, nutritional counseling, parish nursing programs, prenatal education, school-based educational programs, senior outreach services, smoking cessation classes, women’s health seminar, lunch and learn programs, and bereavement education efforts.
Skiff and its non-profit foundation also provided $53,704 in financial or in-kind contributions to a number of health-related causes, events or relief efforts in 2003.
www.skiffmed.com /mediareleases.html   (4162 words)

  
 MASSASSI STAR WARS, ARCHIVE, LAND VEHICLES, DESERT SKIFF
lthough there are numerous variations on the standard skiff design, a typical skiff has an open deck with a simple controle station near the rear.
Because of the easy of use the skiffs are often controlled by labour droids.
ost skiffs utilise a single repulsorlift engine for propulsion, and are controlled by a pair of steering vanes connected to the rear of the hull.
massassi.yavin4.com /sw/al_skiff.htm   (228 words)

  
 ISCID - Fred Skiff
Fred Skiff is a fellow of the International Society for Complexity Information and Design and a professor of physics at the University of Iowa, where he has been since 1998.
Skiff received his Ph.D. in physics from Princeton University in 1985.
His current research is on studies of wave degrees of freedom of weakly collisional plasmas and measurements of plasma fluctuations and wave-wave interactions resolved in phase-space.
www.iscid.org /fred-skiff.php   (106 words)

  
 Star Wars: Databank | skiff
Surface utility vehicles used for the transport of passengers and cargo, skiffs are simple repulsorlift platforms that float about on antigravity fields.
Jabba the Hutt used 9.2-meter long cargo skiffs as companion craft to his massive sail barge.
A single pilot stands at a tiller's position at the rear of the skiff and guides the vehicle by manipulating two dish-shaped steering vanes on each side of the craft.
www.starwars.com /databank/vehicle/desertskiff   (121 words)

  
 Power Skiffs and Dories-Willamette River skiff
Our Willamette River skiff is a modest, practical boat that is built to take care of business.
It may be a throwback to the days when a flat bottom skiff was like a second car in some riverside communities.
Both of these flat bottom boats require less horsepower, plane at a lower speed and are more fuel efficient than their v-bottom counterpart.
www.raysriverdories.com /PowerSkiffSpecs.html   (151 words)

  
 Flats Boats by Mitzi Skiffs
Poling a skiff across a flat should not intimidate you, it is actually quite easy once you know a few basic concepts.
If you push the skiff and it goes off to one side, pick up the foot and place if a little off center towards the side the transom is moving to get your boat back in line with your target.
Between the skiff, push pole, fly rod, and fly line it can be a task but with a few simple tips, its actually quite easy.
mitziskiffs.com /polingpage.html   (2473 words)

  
 Brian A. Skiff - Free net encyclopedia
Working on the LONEOS project, he re-discovered the long-lost 69230 Hermes in October 2003 and discovered the Apohele asteroid 2004 JG₆ in May 2004.
The asteroid 2554 Skiff was named in his honour.
Skiff is also a renowned volleyball player with the Mars Hill summer volleyball squad.
www.netipedia.com /index.php/B._A._Skiff   (92 words)

  
 Old Wharf Dory Co: Fishing, Work and Pleasure Skiffs and Boats
The Simmons Sea Skiffs were developed by a man named T.N. Simmons, as outboard powered fishing boats for use in the inlets and open ocean of the North Carolina coast.
The boats have the bow of a traditional New England Banks Dory, a shallow v-bottom, and a high, raking transom with the motor mounted in a well.
This boat is suitable for 4 fishermen and gear, as hull volume is almost double the 18'.
www.oldwharf.com /ow_simmons.html   (974 words)

  
 How We Began
The Skiff began in Waco, which was the original site of TCU.
The Skiff was taken under the Journalism Department's wing in 1928.
Skiff and Image are governed by the Student Publications committee, a group of 15 faculty, administration and student members who select the editors and advertising managers of both publications.
www.skiff.tcu.edu /StudentPublications/HowWeBegan.html   (401 words)

  
 Mitzi 15 Flats Boat
The Mitzi 15 was our original skiff and paved the way for our full line of skiffs, something for all types of recreational and professionals alike including the 16, the ST, and the Mitzi 17.
You know a skiff is great when a company is forged around it.
With its shallow draft, light weight, and dead silent poling capability the 15 is a serious skiff for the shallow water angler wether you fish for bonefish in the Keys, or redfish on the flats the 15 will do it all.
www.mitziskiffs.com /mainpage15.html   (311 words)

  
 Duckworks Boatbuilders Supply
Flat iron skiffs are said to be easy to draw but very hard to get right.
QT is my attempt at a flat iron skiff.
QT has been around as a rowing skiff for a long time now and each set of QT rowing skiff plans includes a set of plans for a powered version of QT.
www.duckworksbbs.com /plans/jim/qt_skiff/index.htm   (558 words)

  
 Amazon.com: skiff   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
Alton Wallace 18' inshore lobster skiff, the Ocean Pointer is a...
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www.amazon.com /s?ie=UTF8&search-alias=aps&keywords=skiff&page=1   (371 words)

  
 Maritime Skiff - Take a quick look at a great fishing skiff   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
These wide-beamed, unsinkable boats are easily maintained, operate efficiently with low- to moderate-sized engines, and are easily rigged and serviced.
Because the hull runs flat, this Vee portion of the hull remains in the water, resulting in a relatively smooth ride.
Maritime Skiff hulls are strengthened internally with an all-fiberglass grid, and fiberglassed cored transoms for long life and dependable service.
www.mskiff.com /quick/index.html   (394 words)

  
 Skiff Craft - boats.com
There is no mistaking the look of a Skiff Craft for anything else, and this one is no different.
This classic wooden boat, steeped in tradition, offers the integrity of a hull design proven for its ability to get up on plane smoothly, to move through waves effortlessly and to handle rough water confidently.
Like the smaller models, the larger 31-foot Skiff Craft wooden boat uses a special, high freeboard to keep guests safe, dry and comfortable.
www.boats.com /new-boats/skiffcraft/index.jsp   (209 words)

  
 Skiff Family Crest
In continental Europe, the most ancient recorded family crest was discovered upon the monumental effigy of a Count of Wasserburg in the church of St. Emeran, at Ratisobon, Germany...
In the Skiff coat of arms as in all coat of arms the crest is only one element of the full armorial achievement.
We encourage you to study the Skiff genealogy to find out if you descend from someone who bore a particular family crest.
www.houseofnames.com /xq/asp.fc/qx/skiff-family-crest.htm?a=54323-224   (506 words)

  
 16ft Skiff Association
On this site you will find everything you need to know about skiff racing in Australia - whether you are an experienced sailor, or are looking to get into the sport for the first time.
Never before in the history of 16ft skiff Australian Championships, raced since 1909, has one owner won seven nationals.
Hubble said it was a mental battle this year to keep going with a 16 and has again threatened to retire but last time stopped sailing for a year and was shore manager until they begged him to come back.
www.skiffs.org.au   (148 words)

  
 Beak & Skiff - Growing Since 1911 - Home
The orchards and Store are closed until August 2007, but work goes on at Beak and Skiff.
During the winter months, all the trees are trimmed and the brush is removed.
We hope to be up and running for internet orders in a month or so.
www.beakandskiff.com   (179 words)

  
 Skiff Medical Center: Welcome
Former board member Bennett to serve as Skiff’s interim CEO
Hospice conference to help with grief from job loss, change
Lothe leaving Skiff to become CEO at Health Enterprises of Iowa
rd.business.com /index.asp?epm=s.1&bdcq=Skiff&bdcr=1&bdcu=http://www.skiffmed.com/&bdcp=&partner=2662601&bdcs=nwuuid-2662601-6536F2EC-FC4C-F0DD-1B64-FFC422891EE4-ym   (31 words)

  
 Daily Skiff
The TCU Daily Skiff and DailySkiff.Com are on hiatus until fall semester, when publication resumes on Tuesday, August 21.
And whether you're a first-year student, a long-time Frog, or just visiting, our back issues and features are just a click away:
TCU Daily Skiff DIGITAL COPIES from 2005 TO PRESENT
www.tcudailyskiff.com   (85 words)

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