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Tiki 30 beam question

I am going to look at a Tiki30 in Hilo, Hoping to buy it before the end of the month. I only have seen a couple photos so far, but the beam…

Started by Levi Verwoest

4 yesterday
Reply by Levi Verwoest


Some observations. I notice that the classics have a bulwark that looks be around 6"-150mm and that the newer designs have just a toerail.…

Started by Reuben Filsell

1 Oct 30
Reply by Budget Boater


     Any boat will hobbyhorse in some conditions, and you can't always change course to get out of it.  Factors such as length compared to…

Started by Dean Wilkerson

14 Oct 21
Reply by Allen Bosely


Plans are being offered in a limited edition. Looks like the plans drawings are about at least as good as the Tane plans I have for compar…

Started by Graeme

0 Oct 18

Inside the Tanenui.

To all the Tanenui owners out there, I’m looking at this design right now and while I’d like to build at this stage I’m just biding my time…

Started by Reuben Filsell

0 Oct 16

Beam connection

Hi all. I am looking to buy a Wharram 30' to 36' and found a couple I can afford however, the design doesnt  seem correct to me, where the…

Started by Raf

14 Oct 8
Reply by Reuben Filsell

Adding Winglets to my Tiki 26

 After more then ten years of sailing my Tiki 26 Freyia, I decided I needed to do something to get her a better speed when surfing or saili…

Started by Matthias von Mutius

15 Oct 8
Reply by Reuben Filsell

Ocean Crossing Tiki 26

Ignoring the issue of potential discomfort and focusing instead on safety and reliability, what types of modifications would you make if yo…

Started by Jacob Sears

6 Oct 8
Reply by Reuben Filsell

Rigid 37 footer??

I was looking at Catamarans for sale, and recently found an interesting "Custom Wharram Design 37" that appears to be rigid.   Anybody know…

Started by Dean Wilkerson

18 Sep 11
Reply by Arthur Gottschalk

Pahi or Tiki?

I'm wondering which design would make a better ocean boat. I've read what James has said but I'm still not sure which design-- a Pahi or Ti…

Started by Arthur Gottschalk

5 Sep 10
Reply by Ian R


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