Author Archive: hogfishdesign

SLIPPERY DICK SKIFF # 2 plans available in pdf cad plans.

I have updated my last SD skiff design and now my partner Nathan Shawl will be drawing them all out so that they can builders can have full size plans parts printed out. Some detail changes are in the tunnel to make it turn better at high speeds, and just some slight refinements of flare …

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New H-35 Junk Yawl design

Here I will share the beginning process of fleshing out a design for a Danish client. This is an offshore shoal draft design using an outboard that lifts into a well. I go through many sketches before I start on the final design with my clients. I will share the final design when done.

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Helping others see their vision

I get quite a few emails from people asking advice and opinions on what they are drawing up as their perfect Skiff. Shown here is the pictures I received via email and with a bit of emails back and forth asking questions you can see what this gentleman’s design came to be once I had …

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Isla Marines new 10 Weight Flats Skiff design.

Brian and Heidi Floyd are almost ready to start building hull number one of their new flats Skiff design. I designed this Skiff with input from Brian using all we learned from designing and building the LITHIUM plug mold and hull #1 And myself from building hull #2 of the LITHIUM on my own. The …

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Hogfish Maximus at sea en route to Panama

Hope theses videos load here. We were 7 days sailing 940 miles from Great Inagua to Bocas Del Toro Panama. There was lots of wind and nice big beam seas as we reached and sailed close hauled across the western Caribbean Sea. The last 200 miles had virtually no wind so we motored along at …

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Today’s real boat.

Today finds Rachel, I and the HOGFISH MAXIMUS tied up in a small basin on the island of Greta Inagua in the Bahamas. We are enroute to Panama and then onwards to the South Pacific and on up to BC Canada. I have been very busy lately getting our island home set up for renters …

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Some sketches of tunnel needs 

Just sent out these to a couple guys that are building tunnels

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A small super light weight Skiff the ” SLIPPERY DICK”

A friend asked if I thought I could come up with a Skiff that could weigh around 100 lbs to be carried in a truck bed. This is my idea. We will build it this next and I will show you all the process here. My goal is to have it built in the water …

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New design for ISLA MARINE the 10 WEIGHT flats skif

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Last summers power cat design commission.

This design was for a family’s build project to be able to build a one-off all core cat on their own. Photos shown not in order. I will add more as I take pictures of my hand drawn plans     

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