"Thanks for your up-date, Hans. Best wishes for your mission. Having done Wharram sailing and overland travel (Nepal to UK) I have a feeling for the similarities and differences. You really get to know our beautiful planet and her inhabitants in a…"
hallo guys,i haven't writen since a long time. as you all know for sure, we sold our tiki 46 wakataitea in brasil october 2015. a 16 year long sailing life ended and a new life started.wakataitea found a new owner (a young famely with 2 kids) that sails her still around. we are very happy to know this. so you will see her still crossing the oceans. after 16 years living on the oceans, i life now in Wiesbaden, near Frankfurt. fare away from the ocean. it took me only 3 weeks, to be back in the…See More
"Yes. Thanks for your comment, Laurent. They've worked well and I have the inflatable dinghy that was made for the 2 hp Honda motor too. My youngest son is taking Waka Rua over now. I'd love to crew on a bigger Wharram, especially in the…"
"that is a good option : two same little motor , the lightest thermic on the market , easy to handle , easy to to repair with spare pièces all around the world , and if always one is working if one need to be repaired . And two is lot more…"
it makes me sad, that all the stuff we post in/on this forum is never read by people using this nice information platform... so many questions are repeated but it is all here.... we flip through all the pages, look at pictures and if a question is coming up in my mind, i just ask...this is OK but many of us take the time and work to write about there experience...but did we look at it, did we resurge if the answer to our question is already here???NO??? maybe not really???i understand the…See More
"Your waka is looking fantastic and both of you look very well too. Yay.
In answer to your question, Hans, Mareva (Ontong Java) does have a new deck that is rainproof and now has the deck boards back on and gunwhales stitched back on. She's…"
I've been rather slack at getting things together for the meet we had at Kawau in January. We had a great time, but sadly I had to leave early as I started a new job in January. By the time I left, there were 4 Wharrams closely anchored to each other, and I believe another 3(?) arrived shortly afterwards. My partner and her son joined me for 2 nights at Kawau, which was a big step in the right direction!
I have not sold my Tiki 21 as yet. I'm reluctant to part with her as she is such a fantastic boat! I beached her on saturday and put a new coat of antifoul on and a general tidy up, and dream of a trip out to Barrier- when time allows.