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Tangaroa Mk IV & Raka Hull Beam?

I am curious what the Tangaro Mk IV and Raka hull widths are. It's not worth buying study plans for them to find out as it's mostly curiosi…

Started by Allen Bosely

6 Aug 27
Reply by Marc Raventós

Time is money they say... We disagree!

Freestyle boat design, just before rigging! Balkan Shipyards https://youtu.be/vZMi_1d8mVQ?si=mziioz8-s4L6i5C7

Started by rael dobkins

0 Aug 26

Proa Rudders for Shunting, Fold up and Kick Up!!! Finally DONE.

Hi all, will this solve the biggest problem with Shunters??? Could Do.... Keep Shunting guys, Balkan Shipyards. https://youtu.be/_Zb7HmSD4

Started by rael dobkins

0 Aug 15

The HAVAYA 30/25 assembled with new rudders, BSY

Here she is, in full glory.... Fourth Proa from BSY, showing her new rudder design. Keep Shunting guys, May the Force B with U, BSY https:…

Started by rael dobkins

0 Aug 3

Kick up side rudders for Proas, from Balkan Shipyards

Rudders outboards and dogs..... Keep Shunting Balkan Shipyards https://youtu.be/VYD7DGTZ9vY

Started by rael dobkins

1 Aug 3
Reply by rael dobkins

Depth sounders.

We have used a windsurfer mast as our depth sounder which worked. We also fastened one on a stick which was just as inconvenient but also w…

Started by Jeff Kittle

8 Jul 5
Reply by Cute Helles

Pahi42 cockpit mounting

I am in the process of building the Pahi42 cockpit. The plans call for 2x1 hardwood rails attached to the bottom inside edges of beams 3 an…

Started by Ken Blandford

6 May 26
Reply by Lovako

slatted deck construction

Hi, I would like to get your opinions on how best to construct slatted decks, in particular, how to attach the gratings to the bearers. I h…

Started by Cute Helles

5 May 24
Reply by Ian R

Lower hull panels on my Tiki 38 doesn't fit properly...?

This is the problem: The aft section of the boat (from aft end of keel to skeg end) seems to be distorted to the extent that there's a rise…

Started by Klaus Pedersen

16 May 17
Reply by Eamon Green

kaimiloa's new pod

i modified the original wharram pod to suit better for our usual family sailing. 

Started by luis

3 Mar 28
Reply by adriano meis


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