What is a 16ft Skiff
16ft skiffs are a uniquely Australian high performance three man dinghy. The class has a long history being sailed for 100 years. During this time the class has seen many developments.
Today's skiffs have a three person crew with two on the trapeze. They have large mast head asymmetrical spinnakers. 16ft skiffs are one of the most popular boats sailed in Australia with fleets in NSW and Queensland. There are currently over 135 boats registered through 12 clubs, and regattas regularly attract fleets of over 60 boats.