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Building a tiki 30

Hi everyone, I am off for up to 10 month and contemplating building a tiki 30. I have already started to scout building sites and have foun…

Started by Olmo Hake

5 on Friday
Reply by Stewart Patton

Any Wharram builders in Florida?

Just tryin to see if anyone is building Wharrams in Florida

Started by Alberto

15 Jun 11
Reply by Manjuari

Dreams of a Live-Aboard Life

Hello all, My name is Riley and over the last two years I've been developing this dream I have of travelling the world on a sailboat. Not…

Started by riley the road-dog

1 Feb 15
Reply by riley the road-dog

Re lashing rudders...

I recently bought a Tiki 26 (plan #294). She needs a small amount of work to get her up and running.  The rudders have been removed by cutt…

Started by Frank Higgott

15 Nov 27, 2022
Reply by Dt1

Hitia as a first project?

Has anyone in the forum built a Hitia 15 or 17 as a first project before jumping to building a bigger boat? Learn the techniques and skil…

Started by Lucidguppy

3 Oct 4, 2022
Reply by Martin Hertanto

Mast construction

Does anyone have thoughts on glassing a wooden mast.   I’m building Tiki 30.  I opted to build using the “birds beak” method because of mat…

Started by Jeff plentovich

4 Jul 29, 2022
Reply by Ian R

Hounds placement Tiki 38 Foremast

I would greatly appreciate the measurements from top of mast to hounds on the foremast of a Tiki 38.

Started by Shelley Shaw

2 Apr 29, 2022
Reply by Shelley Shaw

Misaligned chainplates

Hi, the builder of my newly-purchased Tiki 30 made a mistake, in spite of his experience (everybody makes mistakes) and the chainplates ar…

Started by Jordi

11 Feb 4, 2022
Reply by Jordi

Height of the waterline - Tiki 38ft

Dear All,  My transformation of the TIki 38 is coming along nicely. Though I now need to understand how to calcualte the height of the wat…

Started by Justin Langford

0 Oct 19, 2021

EU registration requirements no motor

ALL, My Melanesia is in transit to Italy.  Where is a good resource for laws and regs I may need to follow?  Specifically for small, engine…

Started by Nathan Stanley

1 Sep 3, 2021
Reply by Michael Zechany


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