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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.
Look up 3 and 4 photos
Her is a rudder core. They are made from GPO-3 fiberglass sheet 1/2" thick. The holes are just to lighten them up.
Next we laminate on cheeks of Coosa board to fatten the rudders up for a better foil shape. They are shaped to a NACA 06 shape. These are the tillers.They are built up from Coosa and sheathed in uni-directional and biaxial carbon fibers.This is a new idea. We are glassing these rope loops to the end of ...