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What are fiberglass skiffs?

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Fiberglass skiffs are skiffs manufactured with fiberglass hulls. The term "skiff" refers to a wide range of small boats that generally have flat bottoms, pointed bows and square sterns. Traditionally, skiffs were powered by oars or sails, but the term now includes boats with outboard motors.

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Because of the flat-bottom design, skiffs operate in shallow waters, which traditionally made them ideal for near-shore fishing and river rowing. The term "skiff" also refers to certain classes of racing sailboats, which are often made from fiberglass.

Skiffs typically are designed for one person or small groups of people. For example, the 17-foot Buzz Lite fiberglass skiff from Mosquito Bay holds a maximum of eight people.

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