12ft Skiff

12ft Skiff

The 12 ft Skiff, is a dinghy dating to the early 20th century, it is 12 feet (3.7 m) in length, hence the name and is a two man boat. Both the crew and the helm are able to use the trapeze at the same time. It has an asymmetric spinnaker and a jib, in addition to the mainsail.

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12ft Skiff - Performance
... The Skiff is similar to the larger and better known 18ft Skiff ... Of all skiffs the 12footer is known for being the hardest to sail, primarily due to its small footprint relative to its sail area, being able to reach up to 25 knots ... This is a relatively recent innovation, with the older style of skiff having an 'end to end' spinnaker pole which would need to be positioned by the crew, and would be stored against the skiff's ...