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Strip planking transparent finish 1 Reply

Started by Ben Rein in The Boats. Last reply by Graeme on Thursday.

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.

Tiki 26 beam weight 8 Replies

Started by Johnny Martin in The Boats. Last reply by Johnny Martin May 31.

2nd episode Vaka Build 2 Replies

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2nd episode Vaka Build

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What's a PROA? 2 Replies

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What's a PROA?

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What's a PROA?

Started by rael dobkins in Building Techniques and Solutions May 17.

Flying jib 1 Reply

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Moving a Wharram 4 Replies

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Tiki 26 for sale in Connecticut 13 Replies

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TIKI 26 UNUSED PLANS FOR SALE 3 Replies

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Tiki 26 for sale 2 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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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

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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