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DONATIONS TOWARDS SITE RUNNING COSTS
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I'm glad to chip in toward the costs of running this site with my small contribution.  The amount of useful information and free help available has to be worth a few dollars / pounds / euros or…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike Haromy Nov 21, 2016.

Engineered Carbon Fibre Beams for a Tiki 26
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I've just mounted a pair of new main crossbeams on my Tiki 26, and thought some of you might like to see what was involved.  Zest is one of the Imagine Multihulls Tiki's, built in GRP/foam sandwich…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ian Bamsey May 5, 2016.

ANYONE USED DANISH OIL?
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Has anyone had experience of using danish oil to finish teak or iroko on the outside of a boat?  In the past I've always used boiled linseed oil, but recently a chainsaw sculptor recommended danish…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert Hughes Feb 21, 2016.

Tiki 26 Bunk Cushions

I've got a pair of bunk cushions from a Tiki 26 to dispose of, any (half) reasonable offer accepted.They are in good condition, professionally covered in a red fabric with piped edges.  I think the…Continue

Tags: Cushions, Bunk, 26, Tiki

Started Jan 8, 2013

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Robert Hughes replied to paul anderson's discussion Beam protection from anchor.
"My front beam is alloy, as it's one of the glass Tiki's, but that also got badly scuffed by the chain early on in its life.  The owner before me added a bit of thin stainless steel to protect it, and that seems to work well.  It…"
Jan 17
Robert Hughes commented on patrick lennon's blog post Tiki 26 sailing Koh Kood
"Wow!! What a fabulous video! You've obviously put a lot of work into editing that, and achieved a really impressive result. Beautiful boat and a beautiful country too.  I just showed it to my wife and her comment was "It just makes…"
Dec 24, 2016
Robert Hughes commented on paul anderson's video
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Wharram Tiki 26 Honey Badger,don't care for monos.

"Fun fun fun!   Makes all the hard work worth it!"
Dec 23, 2016
Robert Hughes replied to Robert's discussion Andy smith boatworks
"I'd agree with the positive comments about Gunther.  Back in 2008 I crewed on the delivery trip of one of the Pahi 52's he built.  I was on board for about five weeks and we sailed over 5000 miles.  It was a solid, well…"
Dec 2, 2016
Robert Hughes replied to paul anderson's discussion LAUNCHING OF TIKI 26 ''Honey Badger.''
"Well done Paul !  Sounds a bit more exciting than you would have wanted, but all's well that ends well.. I'm sure there's quite a number of us on this forum wish we could have been there to give you a hand."
Nov 30, 2016
Robert Hughes replied to Andrii Fedchuk's discussion I need help for Tangaroa project data!
"It's a sad sign of our times that it's now more difficult to navigate the bureaucracy than it is to navigate the ocean !"
Nov 27, 2016
Robert Hughes replied to paul anderson's discussion LAUNCHING OF TIKI 26 ''RAFIKI''.
""Honey Badger" sounds good !"
Nov 26, 2016
Robert Hughes replied to paul anderson's discussion LAUNCHING OF TIKI 26 ''RAFIKI''.
"Well done Paul, now comes the reward for all that hard work! Looking forward to seeing the photos..."
Nov 25, 2016
Mike Haromy replied to Robert Hughes's discussion DONATIONS TOWARDS SITE RUNNING COSTS
"Gratefully sent.   Thanks"
Nov 21, 2016
laurent replied to Robert Hughes's discussion DONATIONS TOWARDS SITE RUNNING COSTS
"up"
Nov 17, 2016
Robert Hughes replied to Ian Bamsey's discussion More from The Southwest
"Like it !  Looks like you had fun putting it together, I'll look forward to seeing the next one. You've managed to get the Channel looking remarkably blue..."
Nov 13, 2016
john james replied to Robert Hughes's discussion DONATIONS TOWARDS SITE RUNNING COSTS
"I tried to make a donation supplying PayPal with all the  credit card information etc. And ended up turned me down saying to try again later?? can I send you an old fashion check by snail mail?"
Nov 12, 2016
Frank Higgott replied to Robert Hughes's discussion DONATIONS TOWARDS SITE RUNNING COSTS
"I can't believe we can't get some more donations, are there really that few people using this website?"
Nov 8, 2016
Robert Hughes replied to Frank Higgott's discussion Two stroke or four stroke?? Ahhhh
"Hi Frank, I'd be very interested to hear how you get on with that Tohatsu.  I'm in the middle of building a new cockpit and when it's finished that's the exact same engine I'm planning to fit.  My existing engine…"
Nov 1, 2016
Robert Hughes replied to Gary Prost's discussion How long to get a Tiki 26 from trailer to sailing?
"Will do Paul, but it will be while before it's finished.  I lost a lot of this year's summer due to other stuff going on, but I'll get there eventually...  ☺"
Oct 31, 2016
Robert Hughes replied to Andrii Fedchuk's discussion Need tech docs for Tangaroa MK1-4 !
"You are correct that requirements are different in different countries.  It can also be different for old boats built before requirements were introduced. In the UK even today you don't need this data if a boat is homebuilt and not sold…"
Oct 31, 2016

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I own a Wharram
What boat (s) are you building or do you own?
Tiki 26 "Zest"
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Portsmouth, England

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At 4:52am on December 6, 2011, paul anderson said…

good to have you on board mate,show us some pics hey?

At 5:45am on December 6, 2011, Robert Hughes said…

Thanks Paul!

Yeah, I'll sort some out and get them uploaded.

At 11:03am on December 13, 2011, paul anderson said…

Robert she is lovely i do like the idea with the chart table,i shall shamelessly copy it.

At 3:56pm on December 13, 2011, kim whitmyre said…

+2!  Very well thought-out t26, Robert.

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