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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 Jul 25.

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 matt connolly's discussion stem and stern post rot solutions
Oct 3
andy solywoda replied to matt connolly's discussion stem and stern post rot solutions
"Ahoy Matt, Unfortunately I have run into this. The stern cross tube has a fitting that bolts to the sternpost. While the bolt hole was properly recessed and sealed, the fitting had a flaw in the design, it caused a little pool of rainwater to puddle…"
Oct 3
andy solywoda replied to Brad's discussion Any Wharram boats in the South Carolina area?
"Ahoy Capn Brad,      Welcome.  Kaimu is getting some minor maintenance.  Big doin's at Baltimore this weekend.  6 barges of fireworks.  Coast Guard restrictions.  Blue Angel flying team. Andy"
Sep 10
andy solywoda replied to Ann and Neville Clement's discussion best decision we ever made while building Peace IV
"This is a great thread, it gets to one of our primary goals, to build a polynesian sailboat with modern materials.  The woodworking techniques that some have posted here, both in pictures and descriptions, are lessons and guides that help us…"
Aug 13
andy solywoda replied to andy solywoda's discussion Mahalo Kiko
"Ahoy Brad and Shaun,      The posting was from Gary Dierking's website and I go there often to see what's up.  Kiko launched Spirit of Gaia, so he does get around.       The reality here is…"
Jul 25
Shaun replied to andy solywoda's discussion Mahalo Kiko
"Oh Andy, Thank you, thank you, thank you!!! Seeing these videos is just what the dream factory needs, work gets in the way and allows doubts to flourish! The parts one and two of 180 Da'grees north, oh man oh man, bring me that…"
Jul 25
Brad Ingram replied to andy solywoda's discussion Mahalo Kiko
"This is legit!"
Jul 25
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 "
Jul 24
kim whitmyre replied to andy solywoda's discussion Mahalo Kiko
"Here's the Youtube thread: Sailing with Cap'n Kiko "
Jul 24
andy solywoda replied to andy solywoda's discussion Mahalo Kiko
"Nice picture.  Kiko gets around."
Jul 24
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…"
Jul 24
paul anderson replied to andy solywoda's discussion Mahalo Kiko
"good work Kim."
Jul 24
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.…"
Jul 24
andy solywoda replied to Andreas Seibt-Hauck's discussion Alternative Beam Building
Jul 23
Robert Hughes replied to andy solywoda's discussion Mahalo Kiko
"Wow!  Those guys certainly know how to sail that canoe... Thanks for sharing this."
Jul 23
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…"
Jul 23

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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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