Wharram Tiki 30
30' self build catamaran.
Finished 2005 and used continuously since.
Ply, fibreglass, epoxy monocoque hull construction.
Finished in white with 2 part epoxy paints.
Hulls/Decks etc +
Epoxy/glass/ply composite construction.
3 crossbeams attached with tensioned webbing nylon straps as plans.
Central deckpod with cabin and cockpit.
Cabin serves as navigating area with instruments and large chart table.
All halyards and reefing lines brought into cockpit for single handed sailing.
Continuous circular jackstay from cockpit to foredeck with 3 points attachment each side.
Tops of all cabins coated with deckpaint.
Safety netting aft of cockpit between hulls.
Mainsail wing design with gaff and loose footed so very safe
3 slab reefing points
Jib with roller reefing.
Rig & rigging +
Sitka spruce mast with gaff.
Shrouds - 2 each side.
Forestay in roller reefing plus second.
Standing rigging attached by lashings.
Tensioning wire (dolphin striker) below mast on central crossbeam.
Honda 15hp outboard with long stem and power tilt. Purchased 2004.
Electrics and Nav +
Tacktick instruments: Log, depth, compass, wind, NMEA.
Displays -2 digital, 1 analogue (wind), repeater showing SOG, COG, bearing to WP and distance to go.
Navtex: McMurdo NAV6, also displays GPS position, SOG, cumulative log.
Plotter: Standard horizon. Information fed to NMEA box.
Radio: Simrad RD68 fixed DSC VHF radio. Receives GPS position from NMEA.
Tillerpilot: Raymarine ST1000.
Compass with light.
Navigation lights: at deck level, tricolour masthead, anchor masthead.
Safety Gear +
Fire extinguishers 3.
Lifering with water activated light.
Jackstay as above.
Ground tackle/warps +
Anchor: 9kg with 30m chain + 40 rope.
Heavy duty lines + 6 mooring lines.
Mooring bridle with chain for buoy eyes and link shackle for anchor chain.
From mailspeed probably a Seago ECO230 (2.3m) with oars and pump.
Fenders - 6
buckets - 2
Boat trailer suitable for transporting each hull individually and supports for the hulls and a trolley for the deckpod when boat is ashore is available at £1,000 if wanted.
All supports and the trolley are on wheels for ease of handling.
From owner +
Boat lying North West England and has been sailed extensively in Irish Sea as far South as Menai Straits and along the southern Scottish coast. Isle of Man and Northern Ireland Belfast Lough to Rathlin Island.
Fully explored the Clyde and Arran and 3 cruises further North as far as the North end of Skye twice and this summer out to North Uist.
The boat has presently logged around 5000 miles.
Boat details are supplied by the owners & cannot be guaranteed by SBM. You must verify those details personally, or employ a Marine Surveyor before purchase.