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  I need an advice... can I wait another year? Should I change them? The problem is that the has blokked everything and I think the only…

Started by adriano meis

16 Dec 15, 2010
Reply by adriano meis

Skegs and Rudders

These comments are my own thoughts and some may prefer to simply dismiss them. That's OK, it's a big ocean. We built a pair of Tiki 8ms for…

Started by boatsmith

2 Dec 6, 2010
Reply by paul anderson

Teak: leave alone or finish? (Boatsmith)

I'm inclined to leave it alone in most situations, but perhaps you have come across a miracle in a can. . . ;~)

Started by kim whitmyre

4 Nov 29, 2010
Reply by Ron Hall

tiki 26 blue water

greetings fellow plyphiles i was thinking what if any mods/ideas would be good to have on a t26 for long ocean passages.these questions are…

Started by paul anderson

5 Nov 26, 2010
Reply by paul anderson


hello all,has anyone used techniglue and if so what are the pros and cons of the stuff. cheers paul.

Started by paul anderson

2 Nov 26, 2010
Reply by paul anderson

Beam Trough Advice

I am building the beam troughs on my Tiki 38 and the plan book advises that you "glass all ply surfaces before assembly". Is that all I nee…

Started by Adrian Hall

4 Nov 19, 2010
Reply by Jeff Kittle

installing acrylic glas windows

Ahoi to the forum, I have found this website recently and at first put some pics of my Narai MK IV. I have bought her as a nearly finished…

Started by Frank's MAUNA KEA

12 Nov 16, 2010
Reply by Ann and Neville Clement

kaimiloa's new pod

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

Started by luis

0 Oct 24, 2010

Solid timber Stems and Sternposts Tiki 26.

I am considering using solid timber (rosewood) laminated to construct the stem & stern posts for my tiki 26. Yes I know more time consu…

Started by Lee Dilkes

10 Oct 22, 2010
Reply by Lee Dilkes

Composite Beams

If any one was interested in an alternative material approach to wood beams -- I would happy discussing the idea. After having sever rot pr…

Started by Thom delForge

9 Oct 4, 2010
Reply by Lee Dilkes


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