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HULL DESIGN, doesn't require a fancy computer... Balkan Shipyards

BOAT DESIGN from Balkan Shipyards. Our NEW BUILD. The HAVAYA 30/25. The VIDEO below tells OUR STORY, from START to FINISH. Starting with a…

Started by rael dobkins

4 Mar 31, 2021
Reply by rael dobkins

slatted deck construction

Hi, I would like to get your opinions on how best to construct slatted decks, in particular, how to attach the gratings to the bearers. I h…

Started by Cute Helles

3 Mar 2, 2021
Reply by Brandon Gamble

Traditional build Amatasi?

Hi there, I am trying to figure out if I could build a ‘traditional’ Amatasi! Traditional in the way that she is build with solid wood, no…

Started by Bert van Baar

11 Feb 23, 2021
Reply by Ian R

Tenons and socket for the beams on a Tiki 26

Hi all, I need to rebuild the tenons locking the beams on my Tiki 26. I'd like to build them like on the Tiki 21: Pads and cheeks on the in…

Started by Aneblanc

0 Feb 15, 2021

Rigidity/strength of Tiki 21 deck?

Hi, I just bought a four-year-old Tiki 21 and am concerned about the strength of the three sections that make up the deck. I am a 200lb guy…

Started by Bo

15 Feb 3, 2021
Reply by Bo

New Workshop, before starting our next build.... Balkan Shipyards

  Hi guys, some thoughts on Proas from Balkan Shipyards..... Next, the HAVAYA 30 ocean cruiser, 10 years of proa design and building from B…

Started by rael dobkins

5 Dec 1, 2020
Reply by rael dobkins

Tiki 26 Trailer Dimensions / Sketchup file

Here is a Sketchup file drawn at 1:1 scale in inches. Sketchup is a free program you can download here: http://www.sketchup.com/download T…

Started by Bill & Houston Barker

6 Nov 20, 2020
Reply by NeilR

Poutre avanr ariki 47

Bonjour à tous nouveau propriétaire d'un ariki 47, je découvre qu'une partie de la poutre avait pourri. Je souhaite donc en faire une autre…

Started by stef

2 Nov 7, 2020
Reply by Benoit

Cruising conclusions of our cruising Proa....

Not a Wharram, but very close..... As a catamaran maniac that is as broke as the church mouse.... This we can afford! and we cruise big tim…

Started by rael dobkins

1 Oct 5, 2020
Reply by Andy Nemier

Gunwale/outwale/hull stringer rot repair help. Also dolly solution pics

Hi everyone, my t-26 has rot on the outwale. It looks like the fiberglass from the deck cracked at the corner and allowed water to infiltra…

Started by michael k

2 Aug 18, 2020
Reply by Ian R


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