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Mahalo Kiko
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http://vimeo.com/90094141Maholo Kiko,kai mu for you,andyContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by andy solywoda 5 hours ago.

David Leu's Techno Tips
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I've been following the blog of David and Mary Margaret Leu, who have been cruising for about 5 years, and they've put together a ton of information that may be useful, for they are catamaran…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by andy solywoda Jun 11, 2013.

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I've just ordered some items from surpluscenter.com.  They have lots of electrical, hydraulic, and mechanical items at disposal pricing.  I've already used some toggle switches from them for my LED…Continue

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andy solywoda replied to andy solywoda's discussion Mahalo Kiko
"Wow, is that Pohoiki at the end? http://www.sailblogs.com/member/kaimusailing/?xjMsgID=208585   Mahalo Kim "
5 hours ago
kim whitmyre replied to andy solywoda's discussion Mahalo Kiko
"Here's the Youtube thread: Sailing with Cap'n Kiko "
6 hours ago
andy solywoda replied to andy solywoda's discussion Mahalo Kiko
"Nice picture.  Kiko gets around."
7 hours ago
andy solywoda replied to Andreas Seibt-Hauck's discussion Alternative Beam Building
"Nice drawing.  Layout similar to Tiki46.  Good idea to make a model and make any changes there before going ahead with full size build.  If you can digitize it and load it into Delftship, then waterline and immersion information can…"
7 hours ago
paul anderson replied to andy solywoda's discussion Mahalo Kiko
"good work Kim."
9 hours ago
kim whitmyre replied to andy solywoda's discussion Mahalo Kiko
"Kiko was instrumental in helping Glenn Tieman set up his tama moana at the launching: Left to right: Glenn, Kiko, and myself.  I'll see if I can find the video of Kiko and several other canoes on a sail around the coast of the big island.…"
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andy solywoda replied to Andreas Seibt-Hauck's discussion Alternative Beam Building
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Robert Hughes replied to andy solywoda's discussion Mahalo Kiko
"Wow!  Those guys certainly know how to sail that canoe... Thanks for sharing this."
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andy solywoda replied to Andreas Seibt-Hauck's discussion Alternative Beam Building
"Ahoy Andrea,      You can look here if you have the time: http://www.spc.int/coastfish/en/publications/posters/boat-plans.html\\\ \ It sounds like you have local design, not Wharram, but you might find something applicable on the…"
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Mahalo Kido

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andy solywoda replied to matt connolly's discussion classic beam construction questions
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andy solywoda replied to Budget Boater's discussion Construction Using Stainless Steel Brad Nails
"When I did beam rebuild last summer I used a Harbor Freight brad nailer, but the brads were only good for keeping scarf joints from slipping laterally, they weren't effective on thick pieces of wood.  I used 1 5/8 brads on 1 inch planks…"
Apr 12
andy solywoda commented on Ian Bamsey's blog post Here's the start
"Wow, great blog.  There may be something about boats that is more of an instinct than a rational decision.  It's cold here too."
Feb 2
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Kaimu 18 Wood

"I'm sorry Mick, this is digital plywood.  The model is 12:1 and is a sailing model.  Almost done, but no water here, just ice and snow.  Google KIR-7 to see a smaller version, asymmetry isn't possible in Delftship, but the…"
Feb 2

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kaimu 44' wharram
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pasadena, md, usa
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At 11:31am on December 27, 2009, Alexandre Ferreira said…
Thank you very much. Hope I am in the right way. Im working on a scale model(board and wood) to foresee some changes may be I'llbe introducing to the design. My target is to be sailing Madrigal (boat name) next summer in Brazil, that means December 2010! I wish you a happy new year and as soon as Ihave some new about my project I'll let you know.
At 12:42pm on October 23, 2010, BERND BECHTEL said…
helo Andy soliwoda,thank you very much,cant get you any gift back,because
not have pay pal or bank account,be on the way to cap verdies and then to Brasil.next time tell you more Bernd
At 1:35pm on December 30, 2010, Clay Ghylin said…

Alooohaaa!   Andy,

thanks for the note.....Im here in Seattle Wa. for the next 5 months......Im half way through my educational goals.....Im cramming 2, one yr programs into one year here in Marine Propulsion and Marine Systems/Electronics......trying to pickup and update my ABYC credentials.....then back home to hawaii.

Im not used to the snow!!!!.......I come home completely exhausted from clutching the steering wheel sooo hard!!......Im homesick for Hawaii.....but this education is exceptional!!.

Do you have any plans in your future for any work on your cat?....any trips planned?

keep me posted~~......

and a warm Aloha! to you!!

sincerely

Clay G.

At 6:06am on November 11, 2011, David Broun said…
Thanks Andy

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