Rival - 16'

16′ 10″



Up to 50

Introducing the “Rival,” the latest innovation from Beavertail Skiffs, meticulously designed for the serious shallow water angler. At 16′ 10″ in length with a 70″ beam, this robust skiff is built upon a proven hull design that promises stability and agility in the most challenging environments. The Rival’s tiller setup offers the seasoned angler unparalleled control and precision, making it ideal for navigating the intricate saltwater flats, meandering creeks, and secluded bays where larger boats don’t dare venture.

The Rival stands out for its exceptional craftsmanship and attention to detail, living up to its name by rivaling any other skiff in its class. The quality of its fit and finish is unmatched, ensuring that every component is tailored to enhance your fishing experience.

Choose the Rival for its ability to access remote and untouched fishing locales, its ease of maneuverability, and its top-tier construction. It’s more than just a boat; it’s a game-changer for anglers who demand the best in performance, quality, and durability. Whether you’re poling the flats or casting flies in shallow creeks, the Rival is engineered to elevate your fishing adventures and deliver results where other skiffs simply cannot go.

The Rival in Action!

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Beavertail Skiffs Rival - Top View

Rival 16

LOA 16′ 10″
Beam 70 inches
Draft 5 inches
Power Up to 50 HP
Fuel Tank 11 gallons
Gross Weight 510 lbs

Your Skiff. Your Colors.

At Beavertail Skiffs you can choose from a wide range of custom gel coat colors that make your skiff uniquely yours!

Huge Color Selection!

Choose your skiff’s colors from a selection as vast as a rainbow & unique as your taste!

Need Inspiration?

Check out some of our
most popular color combos!

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Standard Features

Beavertail Skiffs Rival 16

Engine and Rigging

Hull and Topside Deck

Mechanical / Electrical

Fuel System


Storage / Maintenance Access

Poling Platform


Each Beavertail Skiff is custom tailored to your specific needs. Refer to the “Additional Add-Ons” below for additional options and selections.

Optional Add-Ons

Motor Options

Color Options

Fish Finder/Chart Plotter Options

Cockpit & Console Options

Lighting Options

SeaDek options

Poling & Casting Options

Deck & Hull Options

Trolling Motor Options

Safety & U.S. Coast Guard Requirements

Trailer Options



*Full package details and pricing available upon request.

Contact Beavertail Skiffs

Ready to take the next step towards joining our family of satisfied owners? We’d love to learn more about you, your style of fishing and how we can help make your skinny water dreams come true!