Originally Posted by bobperry
The term "skiff" comes from the name of the inventor, Archilbald W. Skiff.
Well, before he had invented it there where already plenty boats called skiff, unless he had invented it before the year 1000
Skiffs were used as racing boats on the last century and the one before that. I guess you are not talking about these boats?
Or maybe you are. What Skiff was created by Archilbald W. Skiff and when?