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Time estimated to build a Wharram catamaran are they accurate?

I would like to know if the time estimated on James Wharram website are accurate. If not what are the experience from people that did built…

Started by Valery Gaulin

19 May 9
Reply by agur paesüld

EXPERIMENTS WITH FOAM SANDWICH CONTRUCTION MATERIALS

A while ago I uploaded a discussion of the engineered carbon fibre crossbeams I've fitted to my Imagine Multihulls glassfibre Tiki 26, Zest…

Started by Robert Hughes

9 May 4
Reply by Jeremy Walker

CENTRAL POD SUSPENSION

Hi all, After ten years on the built of my tiki 31, I have finally reached the point where I must make my decision on the deck layout. I a…

Started by Manos Amanakis

4 Apr 28
Reply by Manos Amanakis

WHY PODS ARE NOT WIDER???

Hello, i am about to buy a Tiki 30 and i have been looking at all the different options for a pod. I appears that most of the pods are less…

Started by bruno legenne

21 Apr 23
Reply by Ian Bamsey

Aluminum Catamaran

I have built several boats from Marine Grade Aluminum I very much like the Pahi 42 desine .    I do not like the idea of dagger boards,  I…

Started by Alfred Archibald Linthorne

53 Apr 14
Reply by Alfred Archibald Linthorne

Composite Beams

I will be interesting to see if these beams are strong enough -- I am not an engineer; however, I believe my beams are as strong or perhaps…

Started by Thom delForge

51 Apr 9
Reply by Brad Ingram

GET GOOD PLY!!! AVOID FRUSTRATION!!!

I won't swear here because this is a family forum.  But please know that I have been swearing for a couple of hours while we used some low…

Started by Ann and Neville Clement

0 Apr 1

There's no mistake that cant get fixed with epoxy.......

  Hi all built it for a few days tore it to pieces.... then did it again........     Why Not's? lee pod.....  https://youtu.be/dFRCXG03AY0

Started by rael dobkins

0 Mar 9

Proa WHY NOT? total build episode 2

  His face lift goes on... from day sailor to micro cruiser..... total build, on a shoe string. 2nd episode, from Balkan Shipyards. https:…

Started by rael dobkins

0 Feb 23

The inspiration I got from Wharrams lead to this.....

  I just love multi hulls.  For me Wharrams are the most logical, they just focus more on what's important then only performance. That's th…

Started by rael dobkins

6 Feb 15
Reply by rael dobkins

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