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Small Cats, Hitias, Maui, Melanésia etc... Discussions (9)

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Just joined

Hello Just joined the group.  I sent a message instead of posting here.  Not a good start! Anyway I have just bought a Melanesia and in the…

Started by Mark Stevens

1 Sep 14, 2018
Reply by Mark Stevens

Hitia 17 boat cover

Does anyone have any experience of making or buying a boat cover for a Hitia 17? Mine is living outside fully assembled during the sailing…

Started by Dan Hammond

0 Oct 14, 2015

Hitia 17- Alternative Construction Techniques

I'm currently in the process of building my Hitia 17, but I'm a little out of sequence, since I need to clear some projects from my shop be…

Started by Omar M. Rashash

4 Mar 20, 2014
Reply by Rune M. Christensen

Hitia 17 Cat Rig?

I'm curious how you think the Hitia 17 would handle if the mast was moved up to the front beam and the rig was turned into a Sprit Cat Rig?…

Started by Ben Wertsch

1 Nov 11, 2013
Reply by Ben Wertsch


Just wanted to say Hi and introduce myself. I'm interested in the Wharram designs and philosophy so I thought I'd try building one. My drea…

Started by Ben Wertsch

2 Oct 26, 2013
Reply by Ben Wertsch

Hitia 17 improvements.

Hi, I'm getting ready for my first build and I was looking through sea people magazine no. 36 (http://www.pca-seapeople.net/SeaPeople-036.p

Started by Josh

4 Sep 15, 2013
Reply by Omar M. Rashash

Hitia 17 plans .

Hi , I need a recent set of plans for a Hitia 17. If anyone has a set for sale, from an abandoned or non started project ,let me know.

Started by ruth turnbull

0 Dec 11, 2012

Melanésia cat

Someone has already made ​​the experience of joining two Melanesian and sailing? I bought the plane of the Melanesian and I am thinking of…

Started by Rogerio Martin

4 Feb 24, 2012
Reply by Rogerio Martin

Drain holes for Hitia 17?

I am wondering if the drain holes in the Hitia 17 hulls are really necessary. It is a bit weird to me to make deliberately holes in the hul…

Started by Martin

2 Nov 22, 2011
Reply by Martin


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