Building the finest custom flats & shallow water fishing boats for over 56 years.
16' Backbone

Highly Durable and Dependable Super Skiff Tiller

The Dolphin Boats 16′ Backbone Super Skiff Tiller leverages a fifty year heritage of precision custom boat building to deliver a durable and dependable shallow water fishing boat at a value that everyone can appreciate. The no frills design delivers solid performance and safety to bring you years of rewarding boating and fishing experiences

High performance hull design with integrated spray rail keeps you comfortable and dry

Integrated toe rail helps keep your fly line from blowing over

Efficient layout accommodates all your gear and 6 rods

100% wood free closed cell foam and composite construction with 10 Year Hull Warranty.


10 yr. Structural Hull Warranty (transferable)
All Closed-Cell Foam & Composite Construction (no wood)
High Density Closed-Cell Foam Core Transom
All Composite Stringers
Bilge Pump with Automatic Float Switch (2000 GPH)
Choice of hull color (3 choices: white, dolphin blue and light gray)
6 Gallon Portable Plastic Gas Tank
Fire Resistant Coast Guard Approved Type "A" Hose
Upright Level Flotation
Fuel Filter
Bilge Pump with Automatic Float Switch (1100 GPH)
Upright Level Flotation
1 Bow and 2 Stern Eyes (all Stainless Steel)
Deck & Cockpit
Helm Cushion
Heavy-Duty Rub-Rail
Molded-In Nonskid Surface on deck
Flush Recessed Stainless Steel Hardware & Hinges
Large Dry Storage Compartment, bow
6 Rod Storage Racks under Gunnels
Poling Accessories
3 Push Pole Holders
Poling Platform Deluxe 4 Leg
Batteries & Accessories
Battery Box
Cables & Battery Selector Switch
Test Drive
Contact us for more information
Toll free: 800.471.7671
Phone: 305.257.2628

Do you want to own a highly durable and dependable Super Skiff Tiller? Contact us at Dolphin Boats for more information.

Length: 15'10"
Beam: 6'0"
Draft: 8" (Super Skiff) 5" (Renegade)
Deadrise: 18° (Super Skiff) 4° (Renegade)
Max Horsepower: 50 HP
Max Engine Weight: 240 lbs.
Transom Height: 20"
Cockpit Depth: 12.5"
Cockpit Size: 86"L x 48"W
Gunnel Width: 12"
Dry Weight: 862 lbs. (762 lbs. Kevlar)
Useful Load: 877 lbs. (motor, gear, people)
Occupancy: 3 people or 382 lbs.
Fuel Capacity: 6 gal.
Material & Construction: Fiberglass/Carbon Fiber