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How to capsize a Hinemoa
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Start with a mistakefollow with anotherand anotherthen when you get bored, make another mistake.Seriously though,I capsized my Hinemoa. In brief:Shortly after sunset on 21/11/2018, while on starboard…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by WaveDancer & Bella yesterday.

Bulwark replacement and rudder conversion
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The bulwarks on my Hinemoa are in need of replacement. As part of the reason they rotted out was due to the screws holding them on, I would like to replace without screws. Just a flexible adhesive. I…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andrés May 28.

Small canoe as a dinghy?
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Does anybody know of plans for a small outrigger canoe? 9ft or shorter as that is as big as I can easily fit on deck. I live on a Hinemoa, when not sailing other peoples boats.I have seen photos of…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by curt goodnight Jan 2.

wharrams in seattle? or nearby?
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Hi all.I will be in Seattle for the month of July with time to kill.Any chance somebody has a Tanenui,Tangaroa, Tiki 26or 31, or Pahi 31 they would be willing to let me look at?My lady and I are…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brett Parker Jun 20, 2017.

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WaveDancer & Bella replied to Levi Verwoest's discussion How to capsize a Hinemoa
"Sure a boat should be unsinkable in these days. How ever - most hatch-coamings are not double walled and do not withstand high waterpressures. Also gaskets are mostly underdimensioned. Most boats (more and more designed as swimming lofts) I have…"
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Levi Verwoest replied to Levi Verwoest's discussion How to capsize a Hinemoa
"What did Roger Taylor do?  Hatches can be trouble but without them, how do you stow or access things inside? I suppose you could build hulls like a surfboard, fully foam filled, and stow everything on deck. Seems a bit extreme though for sure…"
yesterday
WaveDancer & Bella replied to Levi Verwoest's discussion How to capsize a Hinemoa
"This story proves again, that hatches are one of the THE weak points of boats! If ever I'll build a new boat I design them as Roger Taylor did on his MingMing. Designers and builders do NOT give enough attention to this! A boat must be dry and…"
Monday
Andrés replied to Levi Verwoest's discussion How to capsize a Hinemoa
"I agree with Adriano. I hope you have a better future."
Sunday
adriano meis replied to Levi Verwoest's discussion How to capsize a Hinemoa
"It's a pitty.... Sorry for you "
Sunday
Levi Verwoest replied to Levi Verwoest's discussion How to capsize a Hinemoa
Saturday
Levi Verwoest replied to Levi Verwoest's discussion How to capsize a Hinemoa
"Structurally she is still sound. It's mostly cabins and bulwarks that need rebuilding. A great project for someone, just not me.  She's yours if you want her.  Located in carmila qld. There is even a boat ramp 500m away.  I…"
Saturday
Andrés replied to Levi Verwoest's discussion How to capsize a Hinemoa
"It is a nice boat, even in this condition. The hulls looks solid, perhaps you could rebuild her with more beam in a Tiki style, including the modifications you want after the recent experience. "
Saturday
adriano meis replied to Levi Verwoest's discussion How to capsize a Hinemoa
"Wow... Ready to build again?  A faster, better , more beautiful Cat. "
Saturday
adriano meis replied to Levi Verwoest's discussion How to capsize a Hinemoa
"Wow..... Ready to building again?  A better, faster and more beautiful Cat..."
Saturday
Levi Verwoest replied to Levi Verwoest's discussion How to capsize a Hinemoa
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Levi Verwoest replied to Levi Verwoest's discussion How to capsize a Hinemoa
"Two weeks adrift and all that's left are the hulls. "
Saturday
Levi Verwoest replied to Peter Fowkes's discussion Pahi 63 For Sale in Marshall Islands
"Hi i am not interested in buying, but if whoever does, needs crew, I am available.  Would like to SAIL a large canoe, and I am a bit at loose ends currently"
Nov 30
adriano meis replied to Levi Verwoest's discussion How to capsize a Hinemoa
"I am not worryed about my tiki26's security. Where I use to sail (Croatia) we have strong wind but usualy not high waves. I have sailed my tiki till 15 knot max speed without any problem, but you kwow....shit happens"
Nov 30
Andrés replied to Levi Verwoest's discussion How to capsize a Hinemoa
"In the Sea People magazine are references about the capsize of a Tiki 21 and a Pahi 26 (twice), both in a lake in Austria. In T. F. Jones book Multihull Voyaging there is a report of a Tane capsize in a similar situation as the Hinemoa Isis. I…"
Nov 30
adriano meis replied to Levi Verwoest's discussion How to capsize a Hinemoa
"Thank you for your experience. I hope it will never happen. Does anybody of you knows others experiences of captzice with wharram cat?"
Nov 30

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I live on a Hinemoa by the name of Isis.
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