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Building in The Gambia
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Just back from a short holiday in Gambia, seems like a GREAT place to build my Tiki 26.  Everything is soooo cheep. Has any one ever built there? Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Galway Bay Mar 13, 2013.

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"My Tiki is sold. just down the road to a young man with more time and energy. Hope he makes a fine boat out of her!"
Oct 26, 2015
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Aug 17, 2015
John PAUL Bould replied to Johan van Zwienen's discussion Tillers in the group Tiki 21
"the boat is sold..  but it worked well for me. No chance of falling on tiller bar and braking it, it just scimmed over the beam."
Aug 2, 2015
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John PAUL Bould replied to Johan van Zwienen's discussion Tillers in the group Tiki 21
"I made a pair of shorter tillers, with a lower angle so they sit just over the beam."
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Oslo fjord is a wonderful sailing area, full of little islands.
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"This Tiki21 is for sale. I just dont get to play much anymore, sad to see it sitting in the garden."
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"I have 2 2x4"s standing up in the middle about where you have your rollers. "
Oct 16, 2013
John PAUL Bould replied to Ian Bamsey's discussion Outboard Recommendations in the group Tiki 21
"By putting the OB well back, you put it deeper as the stern will sink, and you get better directional control. I have modified my bracket to get lower, it helps but I still push air. Next step will be to build a bracket to hang on the back beam,…"
Sep 25, 2013
Galway Bay replied to John PAUL Bould's discussion Building in The Gambia
"I have never been to any part of Africa but I hear that a lot of French boats especially cruise the African Atlantic  coast and a friend of mine really enjoyed his cruise in the Cape Verde Islands. I would love more info. on this area. Jean…"
Mar 13, 2013
paul anderson replied to John PAUL Bould's discussion Building in The Gambia
"there is an Italian bloke i read about in a magazine who wanted to do the same sort of thing but the availability of modern materials was a challenge."
Mar 13, 2013
John PAUL Bould replied to John PAUL Bould's discussion Building in The Gambia
"I am 65, should be a pensionist, living in Norway, the most expencive land to live in. Never been rich, dont wont to be, BUT.... my small pension would go much further in Gambia. There is a need for training for young Gambians and there are training…"
Mar 13, 2013
Alex replied to John PAUL Bould's discussion Building in The Gambia
"Interestingly, John was offering to build a boat like Ontong java for € 75,000. I'd imagine there were some profits and living expenses in that? Oj being 72' odd, that's not bad value..... Couldn't be that bad, if he was…"
Mar 13, 2013
Galway Bay replied to John PAUL Bould's discussion Building in The Gambia
"Epoxy resin might be the same but WEST is about 500% dearer in UK / EU... MADNESS. For only one alternative see www.resoltech.com this from a recomendation on this site.  I myself have used many alternatives with 100% success. …"
Mar 12, 2013

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I am:
I own a Wharram
What boat (s) are you building or do you own?
Tiki 21
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Sætre. Norway
About me or us?
serounded by wonderful shelterd waters of the OSLO fjord, live in a little house in a big wood. norwigen wife and 8 year old son. Black smith, welder, teacher, ......
Looking to?
Have set of plans for a T26. cost to much to build in norway, Im getting old...
Website:
http://www.ekelundsmed.no

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At 2:47am on February 3, 2010, John PAUL Bould said…
Tiki 21 is overwintering in the water, which has turned to ice. Will be interesting to see how it goes. I missed the last day to get her up on the hard, now she is sitting in the hard!
At 8:28am on August 17, 2010, Jörg Paschen said…
Hi Paul ! And Hi to everybody in this community ! Today I uploaded a few photos which shows my progress. Upto now I have two hulls which I start to epoxi the next days.

Building a Tki ist alot of fun :D
At 11:41pm on December 10, 2010, paul anderson said…

so you sail the 2cv too hey?

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