Commonly known as the Skate this sailing dinghy has an awesome reputation for wild rides and exhilarating speed.
The Skate is sailed in three states of Australia. NSW, WA & SA. Although boats still exist in Victoria they are not sailed regularly and tend to be of an older design.
This class is one of the original performance development classes.
Started sailing VJ’s at age 12. Experience with Skates in Vic. Many seasons keelboat experience.
16ft Skiff Class Specifications
22 sq. m.
45 sq. m.