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Hi,

I am searching the web for info about the smaller wharram cats, and I really like the tiki 26. I ordered the Study Plan in witch is a drawing of the tiki in witch is written that the weight is 1200lbs or 545kg.

On the website: http://wharram.com/site/catalog/building-plans/coastal-trek-designs...

it says 

Weight: 1550 lbs 700 kg

Does anyone know if one is a mistake, or does it depends on how heave the boat is build?

It does make a big difference in the kind of trailer you might need.

Regards, Bart

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I would not think 350lbs should make that much difference in trailer choice. Just adding things like anchors, chains, food, cloths, batteries, electronic toys, roller furlers, bimini could make that difference.  

I'm conservative,  I always have trailer rated 10-15% higher than full load, boat plus stuff. Much safer to have too much trailer than too little. 

The weight is 700 kg. The weight in the study plans was a rough extimate before the first boat was build.

Edward and Andre, Thanks for your reply's. 

I agry that a little oversized trailer is good, (it's always good to be a bit on the safe side), but in the netherlands a trailer with a total weight of 750 kg does not require a registration of itself, above it does. As the boat itself is 700 kg there is no way to sty beneath the 750 kg so an extra 10% is no problem anymore..

Now i can search for a trailer taht can carry 770 kg and is in total less than 1100 kg ( max trailer weight of my car.)

Thanks for your help!

Bart

 

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