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FAQ

How much does the Solo Skiff cost ?

The Solo Skiff is $ 3,500 including the motor, (3.5Hp).  This includes the hull rigged with the rod tube, hatch, push pole hooks, grab rail, and the hatch pull or latch. Please contact us for more information, and ordering.

How can I see a Solo Skiff ?

To see the Solo Skiff just give us a call. You can come to the factory or go to a local Solo Skiff dealer. We show the skiff in Jacksonville, Florida by appointment only.

Can I order from the factory or through a dealer ?

If you are ready to order a Solo Skiff, email us and we will be happy to help you.

What options do you have for Solo Skiff ?

There are as many options as you can imagine. We can do custom gel coat, custom sea dek, grab rails, anchoring systems ( Wang Anchors) rod holders, lights – you name it – we can do it. Call us to discuss your preferences.

What are the storage area dimentions ?

The hatch opening is aprox 14 x 16″ The inside box dimension is 12″ deep, and size 18″ x 22″. The distance between stringers is 14″ There is also aprox 5″ from the hull bottom to bottom of floor between stringers fore and aft….see video for a visual

Can two people use the Solo Skiff ?

The Solo Skiff is designed for one person at a time and is only rated for one.

What color hulls and decks do you offer ?

Decks are white.  The hull colors are Blue, Tan, Seafoam Green, Fighting Lady Yellow- HOWEVER… we can do any color you want !

What is the maximum HP outboard I can use on Solo Skiff ?

Maximum Hp is 5 Hp. You should also note we recommend using a motor with proper rating and a weight that does not exceed 50 pounds

Can I become a dealer for Solo Skiffs

If you would like to speak to us about dealership opportunities please call us or email us. Please put DEALER INQUIRY in subject line.

What is the draft of the Solo Skiff ?

The Solo Skiff empty draws one inch of water.  The skiff with a motor and a 200 pound person will draw three inches.

Can you ship me a Solo Skiff ?

Yes we can ship one anywhere you like

How fast will the Solo Skiff go with an outboard ?

The Solo Skiff will plane with a 200 pound passenger and a 2.5 Hp Motor. The aprox speed will vary but around 8-10 mph, 12-13 with a 3.5Hp, and with a 5Hp aprox 18 mph

Does a Solo Skiff weigh more than a fishing kayak

The Solo Skiff is as light or lighter than some of the larger pedal powered kayaks from Hobie and others.

What is best – Electric or outboard ?

The answer depends on you and the way you use the Solo Skiff. Please see the article about powering your skiff.

Can you install a built in fuel tank into my Solo Skiff

Yes we can… call us to discuss this option.

What length motor goes on a Solo Skiff

The shaft length is 15″ You can not use a 20″ shaft outboard.

Can I leave the Solo Skiff in the water ? Will the deck drain ?

Yes the deck will drain right off. The back of the skiff is open for this reason.

What is the Solo Skiff made of ?

Fiberglass composite. The boat is built using vinyl ester resins and a method called ‘resin infusion’, which is cleaner, and makes for a lighter and stronger boat.

What size trolling motor do I need ?

30-40 Lb Thrust is plenty.

Can I add a livewell

You can, but it is not easy, please email us to discuss this subject.

Can I tip over a Solo Skiff ?

Any boat can be capsized. Rolling over a Solo Skiff is difficult. You have to try to especially with a battery and trolling motor installed. In certain conditions as in being broad side or parallel to waves you could inadvertently roll the solo skiff.  You should always keep the skiff in calm conditions.

How far can I go with a charged battery and a 40 pound thrust trolling motor ?

Y ou will have to go out with your particular setup and see.  The average ADG battery charged is enough to push the Solo skiff all day for fishing HOWEVER not at full speed. Differant battery / trolling motor setups will vary. We will be publishing a chart on this very subject soon.