Salisbury Point Skiff

Inspired by the original Surf Dory, the Salisbury Point Rowing Skiff was developed by Lowell’s Boat Shop in the 1860s for recreational use on the river. The boat shown is the original design that was built until the mid-1920s when outboard motors became widely available. When recreational rowing returned to popularity, this lovely and seaworthy rowing skiff was recreated from original patterns by master boat builder Fred Tarbox and continues to be one of our most sought after models.

Salisbury Point Skiff Specifications
Beam Depth
@ Mid-ships
13′ 54″ 15″ 185 lb.
15′ 56″ 16″ 210 lb.
17′ 58″ 17″ 245 lb.

“The various successful adaptations of the classic… skiff built by the Lowell Boat Shop is testimony to the versatility of the design.” John Gardner (Classic Small Craft You Can Build, Mystic Seaport Museum, 1993)

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Date : 17 Feb 2016