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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

from Day sailor to baby micro cruiser....

  Hi all Proa Why Not? is so sweet that I'm gonna convert him into a micro cruising, camping, shoestring, poor man wanna go sailing..... sa…

Started by rael dobkins

0 Feb 12

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