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Tiki 30 beam question
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I am going to look at a Tiki30 in Hilo, Hoping to buy it before the end of the month.I only have seen a couple photos so far, but the beam connections seem modified to me. Anybody know of a…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Struan Dec 8.

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 Dec 17, 2018.

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, 2018.

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, 2018.

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Struan replied to Levi Verwoest's discussion Tiki 30 beam question
Dec 8
Struan replied to Levi Verwoest's discussion Tiki 30 beam question
"The pic above is of my boat where you can see the lashings.  Perhaps add a bit onto your beams"
Dec 8
Levi Verwoest replied to Levi Verwoest's discussion Tiki 30 beam question
"Well I bought the boat. Other than ease of assembly I am not too happy with the webbing and bolt assembly. You end up with sharp bits to catch line on. The tension of the beams is transmitted to through deck bolts, which have leaked and caused rot…"
Nov 14
Levi Verwoest replied to Mawibo's discussion Bamboo decks
"Beautiful decks I just did similar on my tiki30, but nowhere near as nice. mine was slapdash to get a deck in place for delivery Free though"
Nov 14
Levi Verwoest commented on Éric Bouvéron's blog post Tiki 21 topsail
"Search Isis topsail my Hinemoa had the tiki21 rig. Gaff topsail was great off the wind, I never got it tuned right to go to weather. My mast was extended to 7m as I had issues getting decent peak tension with the shorter mast. Also I had a spinnaker…"
Nov 6
Arthur Gottschalk replied to Levi Verwoest's discussion Tiki 30 beam question
"The straps and buckles worked perfectly on my Tiki 30.  I imagine that they are much easier to work with than lashings. "
Oct 31
Levi Verwoest replied to Levi Verwoest's discussion Tiki 30 beam question
"Ahh Ok thanks for that. I guess the ones I have seen are the newer style. Do you know of any issues with the original style?"
Oct 13
Dt1 replied to Levi Verwoest's discussion Tiki 30 beam question
"The straps with buckles are the original Tiki 30 beam connection design. The option for rope lashings were added to the plans later."
Oct 13
Levi Verwoest posted a discussion

Tiki 30 beam question

I am going to look at a Tiki30 in Hilo, Hoping to buy it before the end of the month.I only have seen a couple photos so far, but the beam connections seem modified to me. Anybody know of a modification like this?Also, anybody know the boat? It was built in Olympia, Washington, and sailed to Hilo a few years ago. about all the info I have so farThanks muchSee More
Oct 11
Levi Verwoest replied to Dean Wilkerson's discussion Hobbyhorsing
"Something like this? Its a "long tail" boat in Thailand, similar hull shape to a wharram but with stern sponsons. I think intended to help with squatting at speed, but should also prevent pitching. Though is the hobbyhorsing/ pitching a…"
Sep 22
Levi Verwoest replied to dennis schneider's discussion Tiki 26 for sale $5000
"I messaged you. Interested. Have you more photos? What are the possibilities of the dock use? Thanks"
Sep 21
Levi Verwoest replied to rael dobkins's discussion A long Road comes to an end! Junk Rigged!!
"Thanks for the info.  And thanks for sharing your experimenting, love your ideas"
Aug 29
Levi Verwoest replied to rael dobkins's discussion A long Road comes to an end! Junk Rigged!!
"That is a very interesting set-up. Looks like it works quite well. Curious about your steering oar, does it scull too? What is the purpose of the bend?  I have used a horizontal sculling oar, but the bend was opposite. Biggest downfall of the…"
Aug 19
Levi Verwoest replied to Dave Mundy's discussion Tan bark gaff sails for sale
"Dimensions? pics?"
Jul 1

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I live on a Hinemoa by the name of Isis.
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