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Copies of Seapeople available

Hi all, We have been having a sort out and have a large number of duplicate copies of Seapeople if anyone wants them. We live near Southamp…

Started by Robert Sheridan

3 Jun 11
Reply by Iain & Cherry Mae Cairns

Enjoy the boat, enjoy the food, but my sailing skills...

Hi,  That was a nice day, with light wind. Some problems made us start late, and we ended to a small island, not as far as we wanted to go…

Started by Éric Bouvéron

14 Jun 1
Reply by Ian Bamsey

Nice swim. Now back on board.

Hi, Being tied on a buoy in tropical waters, BDO needs a bottom cleaning once a week or every ten days. Quick job. No worries. Then, time t…

Started by Éric Bouvéron

1 May 25
Reply by Andrés

Amatasi 27

Iam interested in building an Amatasi 27, over the next couple of years.  Has anyone else built one?  are there build photos out there? Che…

Started by Mark Stevens

4 May 6
Reply by Lars Storm Kristensen

Double mainsheet how does it works?

Hi, I'd like to understand how a double mainsheet works, and if there is any benef over a traveller as designed on the Tiki 21 design. Reas…

Started by Éric Bouvéron

6 Apr 15
Reply by Éric Bouvéron

Pahi 42 par5s

Hi all Is there any interest in a newly constructed set of beams for a pahi 42. Top quality ply, Douglas fir and West Epoxy used. 4 main be…

Started by Theo

0 Apr 1

Particularities of Ontong Java's catamaran (?) of Hans Klaar

Hello. Ontong Java certainly is no a Wharram, but, James Wharram expressly welcome him and is friendly with the design, etc. My question is…

Started by luis

4 Mar 30
Reply by Ian R

tied "chainplates" as anchor point for a block

Bonjour, I am looking at an anchor point for my clew block for an assymetric spinaker, an I found a picture of a block simply tied on a lac…

Started by Éric Bouvéron

1 Mar 18
Reply by SoLong

Where can I see a Wharram?

Living in America's midwest (Kansas), puts me about as far from the sea as I can be. I think its about a thousand miles to the gulf and fur…

Started by Brad Noakes

0 Jan 29

Bamboo decks

Hi all,The previous cedar battens had made their time.Located in Thailand, I decided to give a go at bamboo.Made a few mistakes but learn a…

Started by Mawibo

11 Nov 30, 2019
Reply by Ian R

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