the tiki 46 "wakataitea" this is the beauty full Tiki46 "wakataitea" . the boat was lauched in January 2009 and built by my wife and me, after the original building plans Nr36. since we built and launched the boat in New Zealand, we sailed so far 30000Nm with it. my wife and me had rebuilt other boats before and work and live the sailors life since 20 years and more. our professional back ground is canvas maker (my wife) and German master cabinet marker (me). the boat is build with only the…See More
"Which Pahi 50 did you see in Phuket? Because ours (Pahi 52) was at Chalong on the hard at the time you were there. She's been refitted and we're now cruising the world's oceans (currently Rodrigues). Things are not always as dire as…"
we spend the last 12 month sailing from the Philippines to Thailand. we meet a lot of wharrams on the way.... sadly, 80 % of all this boat are in pieces and resting on the hard.we saw in thailand: 1 pahi 50, 2 tiki30+, 2 tiki46, 1 tiki21and in the Philippines 1 tiki38 out of order... we spoke to some (new) owners, the boats where not old, 5-7 years old but often for many month "out off order..."what is it with this wharram community? do we like building, fixing, playing with new construction…See More
thank's, it's always a bit strange to be sitting in Europe and hoping the boat is fine :-)
But we've got somebody looking after her and I'm sure he's doing a good job. I think I've seen…"
I was so free to have a look at your boat last February. I was anchoring with my Tiki "WaveDancer" just beside. "White seal" looks still very good and I'm sure after a refit from Gunther whe'll be perfect. …"
"Pakia tea" Pahi 53 Nr. 1 - professionally built by Seascape Ltd. in Phuket (Thailand)
"Velella" - Melanesia Nr. 673, built in 2010
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We're marine biologists and into marine environmental education. The past years we've been based at our "Biostation" = "Oceanschool" in Mali Losinj (Croatia). Since 2014 "Pakia tea" is our home and platform for educational and adventure cruises, research and environmental projects.
I was so free to have a look at your boat last February. I was anchoring with my Tiki "WaveDancer" just beside. "White seal" looks still very good and I'm sure after a refit from Gunther whe'll be perfect. All the best from WaveDancer