The St Ayles Skiffs

Bare Boats

Mark 3 Hulls for you to complete; these are completed hulls with planking, gunwales and thwarts. They are mist-coated for you to complete to your own colours standards, without oars or rudder: £7,995.00. (Note: bare boats do not include footrests)

St Ayles Skiff - The Skiff Factory

Complete Boats

Mark 3 boats, fully finished – painted and varnished in your club or community colours, complete with floorboards, rudder & either thole pins & leathers for Gig Style Rowing; or brackets and pins. £9,450.00

solent rowing boats - complete boats

High Buoyancy Bare Boat

Mark 4 boats are completed hulls boats with additional buoyancy built into the hull construction to make the Skiff more self-righting and positively buoyant; without rudder, floorboards or oars: £9,995.00. (Note: bare boats do not include footrests)

High Buoyancy Complete Boat

Mark 4 boat fully finished with rudder, floorboards and painted/varnished to your Club Colours: £11,800.00

Adaptive Boats

We can provide additional supports and removable thwarts to fit specialized adaptive rowing chairs – prices on application.


lead time is 8-10 weeks from placing order for the bare boats; 10-12 weeks for a completed boat.

We can deliver a boat onto your trailer OR you can buy a trailer from our local supplier with integrated launching dolly for around £400.00 which we will load for you.


30% deposit on order; 30% on keel laying; 30% completion of Hull/turning the boat; remainder prior to delivery.

Oars & Leathers

A range of oars for all uses including:

  • Junior oars; designed for ease of use, Pine or similar wood, with brackets for young people & beginners; lengths between 10’and 12’ to allow 4 or 6 children to row the Skiff – sets of 6 Junior Oars £600 per.


  • Club Oars; designed for Open Rowing, solid oars that are robust for beginners 11’ to 13’ length, Pine or similar wood, £650 per set of 4.


  • Race oars; designed for adults racing; Spruce or similar hollow shafted, tapered blades, lightweight with leathers or brackets for Pins; 13-15’ – set of 4 oars. Race oars £800 per set of 4.


  • Leathers; Set of 4 replacement leathers 400mm in length for Skiff Factory oars complete with laces and tape; Leathers; £120 set of 4 with laces and tape;


Most items 4-5 weeks delivery; 20% deposit and payment in advance of delivery. Post and Packing will be charged (at cost) on all these items.


Floorboards with Footrests

Floorboards with Footrests; a set of 5 fitted floorboards; in 9mm marine ply with oak footrests with 4 positions; varnished and lift-out design with cut-out for access to the drain plug; £595.00 a set of 5 fitted floorboards with integral Footrests;

floor boards - The Skiff Factory
floor boards - The Skiff Factory


Racing footrests designed to fit over the Ribs and provide foot support with 4 adjustments positions; in marine ply and varnished. Non-slip strips fitted to footrests; £395 a set of 4 ;


Set of 4 cushions, complete with Velcro seals; straps and buckles for quick release and easy tighten; Optional additional 2 for use with 6 if rowing with Juniors side-by side in positions 2 and 3 £150 set of 4 cushions; £390 set of 6.

solent rowing boats seat cushions