The Tango Skiffs were designed to be easy to build, lightweight, low-power planing skiff. These boats are built from marine plywood using the stitch and glue method. The unique transom design reduces the squatting common with small, outboard powered boats making it easier to get on plane.
1st Place - Owner Built Power Category - 2008 WoodenBoat Show at Mystic Seaport
Winner - Owner Designed & Built Category - 2008 Georgetown Wooden Boat Show
Winner - Best Outboard - 2012 NCMM Wooden Boat Show, Beaufort, NC
Built from 5 sheets of marine plywood, the Tango 13 has room for two and can accommodate
a remote gas tank and motors up to 6hp.
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Warning: As small boats, these skiffs should be used in protected waters in favorable weather conditions.
Do not overload or overpower them. Proper use is the responsibility of the owner/builder.
Plans are now available for 4 sizes of the Tango Skiff.
The most popular version of Tango, built from 6 sheets of marine plywood and designed for
motors up to 10hp. It can carry three passengers and can be set up for tiller or remote steering.
The largest Tango, built from 7 sheets of marine plywood and designed for 15 to 20hp motors.
It can carry up to four passengers and can be set up for tiller or remote steering.
Plans and Specs for the Tango 12, click here
The original Tango Skiff. Built from 4 sheets of marine plywood, the Tango 12 has room for two and
was designed for motors up to 4hp with a built in gas tank.
Plans and Specs for the Tango 13, click here Plans and Specs for the Tango 14, click here
Tango 15 built by Dave Little of Everett, WA ready to launch.
Plans and Specs for the Tango 15, click here
I've been working on a design for a stand-up paddleboard. The goal is to make it out of just 2 sheets of plywood.
Hope to have plans available this winter.