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Hello all, After almost 14 years of sweat, blood and tears I finally have my boat (well, almost. Not in the water yet..). For the last 2 we…

Started by Manos Amanakis

5 Mar 27
Reply by Dt1

Chopped Melanesia?

I am moving back to the US from Japan, and my Melanesia is too long for the moving company to fit in their custom crates. I considered sell…

Started by Nathan Stanley

10 Apr 1, 2020
Reply by Nathan Stanley

Tiki 26 deck tent options

Hi - I have a tiki 26 deck tent and have really struggled to work out how it works. It has: - a horizontal pole - thats easy to rig and at…

Started by Johnny Martin

0 Jun 16, 2019

What is the best auto pilot system for a Wharram 38"

Just bought a 38" and set up the steering but am wondering about the best way, and or system to use to add an autopilot. Any suggestions ar…

Started by Jan Mallis

3 Nov 27, 2018
Reply by Dave Vinnicombe

Yamaha 9.9

Hi I have broken the shear pin on my Yamaha 9.9 can anyone tell me how to replace it and are special tools needed?   Hope someone can help.…

Started by Raymond O'Neill

3 Aug 16, 2018
Reply by Raymond O'Neill

Mooring to an ugly thing

I will be leaving my Tiki 21 on a visitor's mooring for a few days. The buoy has a metal ring on top to attach the lines. The harbourmaster…

Started by Ian Bamsey

1 Jul 20, 2018
Reply by Andrés

tiki 38 with ensuite shower (How can it be done?)

This is for the Tiki 38 builders, sailors etc. I was curious if an ensuite shower can be built in the Tiki 38. I only have the study plans…

Started by Scott Burger

4 Jun 12, 2018
Reply by Axel

Bulwark replacement and rudder conversion

The bulwarks on my Hinemoa are in need of replacement. As part of the reason they rotted out was due to the screws holding them on, I would…

Started by Levi Verwoest

2 May 28, 2018
Reply by Andrés

Repair Tiller lashing holes

I have a tiki 30'. I am the third owner so not the builder It did come with a partial set of plans. 3 of the 4 underwater rudder lashing po…

Started by Andrew Cassingham

2 Dec 28, 2017
Reply by Andrew Cassingham

bamboo swim ladder

One of the builders on this site has made a ladder out of bamboo,I have made one out of hardwood and frankly it is too heavy regardless how…

Started by paul anderson

18 Dec 20, 2017
Reply by steve martland


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