"This is not answering your question but adds some comparison. A sail away Tiki 38 built by Gunther Knutt of Seascape boats in Phuket will cost $ 140,000 and will take 12 months. He has a nice used Tiki 38 2008 model offered at $75,000 asking…"
"I recently did the math on my sunk infrastructure costs: Buildings, storage, electricity, garbage, tools, etc. I was quite shocked that it came to just shy of $17,000, (I thought is was about $7k) and I have a large number of tools that we are…"
"That is a relative question. Where are you located? Materials have different costs in different locations. Do you plan to build per plans or modify? Material costs fluctuate with changes. Best materials available or average materials? Are you…"
"Can't give materials cost but yes you can do the lashing on your own. A block and tackle is a help plus I have stainless steel caps over the top of each beam with an oak wedge for further tightening. Good system."
Thanks for the add to the group. Can anyone give an approximate cost to building a Tiki 38? Regarding the lashings, can the lashing be done by oneself, or is Professional help and machinery required? Thanks, Jay.See More