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The Tiki trailer with swing out cradles is well under construction. I've made some structural improvements including additional crossmembers and attaching the A frame and drawbar to the underneath per Aus/NZ trailer standards. Ive also added longitudinal drawbar stiffeners to reduce flex. With all material being 5mm steel I think it's a bit of an overkill but considering it could theoretically take a T30 then I'm glad it's extra strong. Suspension is all rated to 1500kg and has disc brakes…Continue
I have been a multihull builder since 1976(Wharram type 1 Tangaroa) etc..I have a lot of skills concerning construction and restoration that I want to transfer to an apprentice over a one-year period asap. I have been building this custom cat for 9 yrs, launched 2018; sea trials coming soon. You will learn: 1) designing a live-aboard catamaran for very little money. 2) safe use of fiberglass, epoxy, polyurethane adhesives, caulks, expanding foam; 3) marine woodworking alternatives to…Continue
Posted by dennis schneider on August 30, 2020 at 5:34pm
Hi, my name is Paul and I live in Sydney, Australia. I'm planning on building a Tiki 30 in Sydney starting December this year. Will buy the hard copy plans ASAP and start planning/preparing.
I'm handy (but not a carpenter) and have only been sailing for 5 years (off and on). Overall my understanding of yachts and sailing is limited but I'm…Continue
Posted by Paul Lister on July 23, 2020 at 8:22pm