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Tiki 26 for sale in Connecticut 13 Replies

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tiki 21 with trailer for sale in Turkey 2 Replies

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How to capsize a Hinemoa 23 Replies

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A mad romp tacking & shunting cat..... half cat half proa. 2 Replies

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tiki 30 for sale

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HITIA 17 FOR SALE 7 Replies

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LAST MINUTE QUESTIONS 5 Replies

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Tiki 46 for sale 12 Replies

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Anybody used a Suzuki Outboard? 5 Replies

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Traditional build Amatasi? 11 Replies

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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 — 3 Comments

Tiki 26 Trailer Build

The Tiki trailer with swing out cradles is well under construction. I've made some structural improvements including additional crossmembers and attaching the A frame and drawbar to the underneath per Aus/NZ trailer standards. Ive also added longitudinal drawbar stiffeners to reduce flex. With all material being 5mm steel I think it's a bit of an overkill but considering it could theoretically take a T30 then I'm glad it's extra strong. Suspension is all rated to 1500kg and has disc brakes…

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Posted by NeilR on November 27, 2020 at 4:36pm — 1 Comment

apprentice position offered on 48ft custom catamaran in Florida

I have been a multihull builder since 1976(Wharram type 1 Tangaroa) etc..I  have a lot of skills concerning construction and restoration that I want to transfer to an apprentice over a one-year period asap. I have been building this custom cat for 9 yrs, launched 2018; sea trials coming soon. You will learn: 1) designing  a live-aboard catamaran for very little money. 2)  safe use of fiberglass, epoxy, polyurethane adhesives, caulks, expanding foam; 3) marine woodworking alternatives to…

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Posted by dennis schneider on August 30, 2020 at 5:34pm

Mast lifting rig

Bad things do happen .

I managed to lose my mainsail halliard up the mast on my bi-plane catamaran.

Unfortunately the masts are un-stayed and free-standing.…

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