RF-162TS Technical Skiff

A Shallow Running Skiff in a Low Cost DIY Package

When it comes to fishing the skinniest of flats, we at RoosterFish designed our outstanding technical poling skiff to allow our customers to float in mere inches of water.

Our builders will have the ability to pole to within casting distance of the wariest fish such as Permit and Bonefish with the stealth and precision of the most expensive skiffs on the market.

RoosterFish composite core construction and advanced boatbuilding techniques have resulted in a unique ultralight skiff that wont break the bank. The RF-162TS has a dry hull weight of a mere 275 lbs.

Our Unique Hull:

  • Displacement Approx. 425 lbs. total weight with 25 – 30hp outboard, fuel, ice, and all rigging
  • Outboard max weight 165
  • Dry hull weight 275 lbs.
  • Room for 6 USG fuel tank / battery
  • Easily repaired (unlike carbon)
  • 3D Engineered hull designed to exceed ISO 12215-5:2008 and 12217-1:2002 standards for strength and buoyancy
  • Precision CNC-cut interlocking hull components
  • Hull length: 16.2 feet
  • Waterline length: 13.3 feet
  • Hull beam: 5 foot deck, 4.1 feet at transom
  • Draft: Approx. 5 inches at rest
  • Occupancy: 2

RF-162TS Technical Skiff Hull Features

RF-162TS Product Info:

HK-RF-162TS-01 Technical Skiff Hull Kit

Hull Kit Includes:

  • Frame Kit:
    • Recycled PVC core stringers and transverses 
    • Coosa transom 
  • Decking Kit:
    • Recycled PVC core top decking and dugout panels 
  • Hull Panel Kit
    • Recycled PVC core panels
  • Free Tech Support


  • Received pieces may vary from shown based on kit productions
  • As a custom service, we will be happy to tailor the layout as desired. Transom height can also be adjusted for various outboard shaft lengths. Small service charges apply.
  • Trim Package Kit (Sold Separately):
    • Poling platform with deck
    • Cooler rack designed for a 65 Yeti with integral grab-steering pillion (cooler not included)
    • Seat frame with composite cushion backers.

Powering Analysis:


Hull Plan: