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5 PAINT over EPOXY Adhesion tests, by Balkan Shipyards 4 Replies

Started by rael dobkins in Epoxy and Glues. Last reply by rael dobkins yesterday.

Electric propulsion 40 Replies

Started by Bob Bois in Engines and Drive systems. Last reply by Dimitri Dhuyvetter on Friday.

VHF Antenna Tiki 38 6 Replies

Started by Giovani Frisene in Electrical Systems. Last reply by Dimitri Dhuyvetter on Thursday.

Tiki 46 for sale 13 Replies

Started by Jeff Kittle in Want to Sell. Last reply by Guillaume Loïc Delteil on Wednesday.

Wheel steering drum rope turns 3 Replies

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HITIA 17 FOR SALE 8 Replies

Started by JLuc DUBOIS in Want to Sell. Last reply by Erick L. Jul 23.

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Started by Tracy Savage in Electrical Systems Jul 20.

Any Wharram builders in Florida? 2 Replies

Started by Alberto in How do I?. Last reply by Alberto Jul 13.

STOP sanding EPOXY

Started by rael dobkins in Building Techniques and Solutions Jul 8.

Building in Europe

Started by Theo in NEWS Jul 4.

tiki 30 for sale 1 Reply

Started by patrick lennon in Want to Sell. Last reply by Mawibo Jul 4.

Lines drawing Tiki 38

Started by Alberto in Other Items Jul 3.

Chopped Melanesia? 11 Replies

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Trailering a Tiki 26: proper weight distribution? 14 Replies

Started by Randall S Anselmo in How do I?. Last reply by guillaume Jun 22.

Strip planking transparent finish 1 Reply

Started by Ben Rein in The Boats. Last reply by Graeme Jun 17.

Building in North Florida

Started by Alberto in Supplies Jun 13.

Tiki 26 GRP Historic Racer

Started by Johnny Martin in Want to Sell Jun 8.

Tiki 30 Free in Madison, CT

Started by friendshipsloop . in Want to Sell Jun 8.

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New Taraipo Audiobook for Wharram sailors

Brilliant listening; in-car, on-the-beach, on-watch.

This month sees the launch of the fantastic new ‘Sea, Sun & Taraipo’ Audiobook, you can listen to intriguing adventures, narrated in the dulcet tones of John & Nicole.

“It’s a great story”, check out all of the reviews, on Amazon.com ‘taraipo’,…

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Posted by John Jameson on July 1, 2021 at 3:21pm

pit-stop in Africa for Taraipo

Sailing Friends Worldwide

Cartoon, Friends in Bluff

Almost by accident we created a support network of friends, as we cruised gently round the world, stopping for periods of up to 6 months at a time. The cartoon is by Lawrence Moorcroft who was key animator on the Beatles ‘Yellow Submarine’, ‘Tintin’, and ‘Asterix’ films. Lawrence…

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Posted by John Jameson on May 27, 2021 at 4:34am

pit-stop in Africa for Taraipo

Sailing Friends Worldwide

Cartoon, Friends in Bluff

Almost by accident we created a support network of friends, as we cruised gently round the world, stopping for periods of up to 6 months at a time. The cartoon is by Lawrence Moorcroft who was key animator on the Beatles ‘Yellow Submarine’, ‘Tintin’, and ‘Asterix’ films. Lawrence…

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Posted by John Jameson on May 27, 2021 at 4:34am

Half way around

Posted by John Jameson on April 14, 2021 at 1:58am

Softwood vs Hardwood for timber

Hello.

My son and I are planning on building a Tiki 21 this summer.

The study plans for the boat call for soft wood lumber.

"Timber: Use a fine grained softwood (white or red pine, spruce, Columbian Pine

etc.),selecting wood for grain and ‘no knots’. A light weight hardwood, such as a light

mahogany (also called gaboon or occume) can be used."

But we have a friend who just sent us this message:

"I have 1000 board feet of white oak logs sitting in my…

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Posted by Andre on April 8, 2021 at 9:12am — 5 Comments

 
 
 

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