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Tiki 46 for sale 8 Replies

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Traditional build Amatasi? 11 Replies

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On the usefullness of the mizzen staysail on Tiki31 2 Replies

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Epoxy resin availability in Europe 6 Replies

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Amatasi 10 Replies

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Voyage of the Ika Roa book

Started by Heather Whelan in Want to Sell Feb 13.

Insurance: 4 Replies

Started by Raymond O'Neill in Cruising and Places. Last reply by Raymond O'Neill Feb 12.

Any and all photos of a Tangaroa MK IV 16 Replies

Started by Keanu in The Boats. Last reply by John Jameson Feb 11.


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Looking for a Wharram 5 Replies

Started by Sundancer in NEWS. Last reply by Kevin Jewett Jan 26.

Taneui /Tiki hybrid 9m catamaran for sale - Exmouth UK 1 Reply

Started by Jack Wood-Pearce in Want to Sell. Last reply by Johannes Trbola Jan 22.

Wharram charter business in Thailand for sale 2 Replies

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Tiki 21'adventures

Started by Ma rion in NEWS Jan 20.

looking for a project boat 4 Replies

Started by Gary Cobine in Looking for....Want to Buy. Last reply by Sundancer Jan 19.

tiki 38 weight and draught 7 Replies

Started by dave tomlinson in NEWS. Last reply by Nathan Stanley Jan 18.

Looking for Tiki 26 or 30 in US/Caribbean 4 Replies

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Anybody used a Suzuki Outboard? 4 Replies

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Tiki 26 Trailer Build

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…


Posted by NeilR on November 27, 2020 at 4:36pm — 1 Comment

apprentice position offered on 48ft custom catamaran in Florida

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…


Posted by dennis schneider on August 30, 2020 at 5:34pm

Mast lifting rig

Bad things do happen .

I managed to lose my mainsail halliard up the mast on my bi-plane catamaran.

Unfortunately the masts are un-stayed and free-standing.…


Posted by Graham Jackson on July 30, 2020 at 8:32pm

Making a Tiki 30 - Looking for ideas and to connect with others

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…


Posted by Paul Lister on July 23, 2020 at 8:22pm

Tiki 30 for sale

Tiki 30 was launched in 2018 she was a slow and careful build of quality materials, asking about 18,000

Posted by john james on May 2, 2020 at 6:05am — 4 Comments



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