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Time to think about wings....

  Getting there, Vaka almost done..... Time to look into crab claw size and angle..... details, details..... all d best. https://youtu.be/

Started by rael dobkins

0 Jun 8, 2017

Total Proa Build episode 8

     Hi all, Vaka done, time to paint.... But we all know, how much fun it is to sand epoxy b4 paint..... cant wait!!!  except for that, am…

Started by rael dobkins

0 Jun 4, 2017

Total Proa Build episode 7

Hi all, here's WHY NOT? b4 paint..... vaka is done, and now to the ama....... as a proa he is different to a cat, but his sole too belongs…

Started by rael dobkins

3 Jun 2, 2017
Reply by Jeremy Walker

Tiki 26 Trailer Dimensions / Sketchup file

Here is a Sketchup file drawn at 1:1 scale in inches. Sketchup is a free program you can download here: http://www.sketchup.com/download T…

Started by Bill & Houston Barker

4 May 24, 2017
Reply by Pavel Kubalak

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, 2017
Reply by agur paesüld


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, 2017
Reply by Jeremy Walker


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, 2017
Reply by Manos Amanakis


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, 2017
Reply by Ian Bamsey

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, 2017
Reply by Brad Ingram


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, 2017


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