I have just finished building a front beam as per plan to replace the one on my tiki 26. It got hit by a longtail boat in thailand wwhile anchored and replacement was the only option for me. I got lucky the guy missed the hulls.
As far as…"
"The first bamboos I could lay my hands on ,where I refitted the boat, were not what I was looking for. There are many species but the urge to get back on the water forced me to get on with what I had. That explain why I weaved the front deck to had…"
"Unique! It doesn't look comfortable on bare feet though. Bamboo is amazing material. My personal direction is toward solid decks aft (cockpit area). Bamboo has a low rot resistance compared to cedar or…"