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We started another Tiki 8m in late Sept. Here are pics of the hulls in construction. We use vinylester resin, biaxial fiberglass and Divinycell foam. This is a layer of Chopped strand mat. It is resin rich and helps to avoid print -thru and water permeability.

Here we have installed the biax and foam and are vacuum bagging the hull half

The bag pulled and ready for the inner skin

Repeat 3 more times and we get to this stage

glass down the keel inside and out

two happy hulls

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Deck mold sprayed with gelcoat

deck with foam and glass being faired

bulkheads

lazzerrette and sail locker floors

bunk top and cabin sole

Impressive stuff !

Looks awesome, David

Beam blanks being laminated from foam

solid fiberglass in-layed in way of the beam end cleats

Beams getting flanges. The beam in the foreground has extra glass and centerline webs inside to spread mast loading.

Beams in fairing.

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