Building your own boat with Wharram Designs is the easiest and most cost effective way to fulfil your sailing dreams. We recommended you follow the tried and trusted Wharram process to ensure the boat you build is both the right type of boat for your needs and also one that will match your building skills and expenditure. We will be holding the Spring Wharram Rendezvous (a Hui Wharram)?0„2May 20-21-22 in Fort Myers, FL (Florida at the North Ft. We have just discovered with great pleasure that James Wharram has been nominated for 'Yachtsman of the Year' 2016 by 'Classic Boat' magazine.
On 27th September it will be 60 years since James Wharram, with Ruth and Jutta set sail from Falmouth on 23'6" Tangaroa, to become the first people to sail a multihull both ways across the Atlantic. OceanWatch, a small and robust New Zealand NGO, will soon head to the Solomon islands to give aid in the ongoing aftermath of Cyclone Pam. Wharram catamarans are well known for their seaworthiness and hundreds have been cruising the oceans of the World for nearly 50 years. As can be expected, many encountered storms during their voyaging, some were unlucky enough to encounter very severe ones and even cyclones and hurricanes. Don??s collection of severe weather experiences on Wharram Catamarans is now available to read online.
If you have experienced severe weather on a Wharram Catamaran, we would like to hear your story. James WharramIn the mid 50's, based on his research into ancient Polynesian boat design, James Wharram built the first off-shore Catamaran in Britain and sailed it out into the Atlantic. Melanesia being built at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) as a practical example of outrigger canoe building.
Dedari Nyuh Kuning was built in one year in the village of Nyuh Kuning on the beautiful island of Bail. Building Tahiti Wayfarer 'Tai-o-tai-o' in Istanbul, Turkey, in an upstairs flat, lowering her to the street and launching her. This builder is converting his Tahiti Wayfarer Outrigger Canoe 'Wilber' into a Double Canoe and plans to travel on her around the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway.
Another blog of a build project, based in the Philippines, this time getting some help from professional Wharram builder Andy Smith.
On-going blog of the construction and sailing of Tiki 26 'Tsunamichaser' in the Pacific North West, USA. Watch Rogerio's Tiki 30 evolve from pieces of plywood to a very nice finished boat that is now gracing Brazilian waters.


All about building a Pahi 42 in 18 months and sailing her in the middle east during the first Gulf war. Apataki has been built in Belgium and is being prepared for launching in the south of France. The story of the 26` Pahi AMAZON`S family sailing adventure (The Peter Duck Expedition) across North America (by trailer) through Florida, across the Gulf Stream and through the Bahamas. Follow Peter, Alexandra and their son Finn on their round the world voyage on a 40' Narai Mk IV.
In June 2010 Rory McDougal sailed 'Cookie' in the single handed Trans Atlantic Jester Challenge, where she came in a close second after a 33 day voyage. The Tiki 38 'Mon Tiki' Eco Catamaran Project is a self-sustaining, for profit business serving the Summer visitors to Montauk. Captain Kiko Johnson is a sailor and experienced boat builder specializing in traditional Hawaiian canoes made by hand. First expedition following the migration route of the Ancient Polynesians on two Ethnic Wharram 'Tama Moana' designs. Rory McDougall entered Tiki 21 'Cookie' into the single-handed trans Atlantic 'Jester Challenge' 2010.
This website was set up in 2005 and gives the background to the Lapita Voyage, details of the island of Tikopia and why we wanted to donate a double canoe to the island. Tiki 38 'Moana' used in the Pacific for educational charters and expeditions (teaching sailing and scubadiving).
At our Oceanschool and Biostation in Croatia, we have enabled many young people to discover, love and respect the sea. First expedition with two traditional sailing double canoes following the migration route of the Ancient Polynesians.This voyage in the Pacific was sailed in two Tama Moana designs by James Wharram and Hanneke Boon in 2008-2009. The Polynesian Catamaran Association is a voluntary club for people interested in the designs of James Wharram.Due to a direct request from James and Hanneke a complete archive of all the PCA publications (1967 - 2010) has been created.
For a mere ?30,000, you can buy the U-8047 which, while only a fifth of the length of a real-life submarine, is able to travel in six feet of water.
Capt Williams spent ?50,000 to create the submarine, and he hopes that it can be sold and still run by the current “crew”, if aided by corporate sponsors. Please note that gratuitous links to your site are viewed as spam and may result in removed comments. Read the Wharram Design Book and familiarise yourself with the various designs and their unique qualities.


Once you have decided on the boat that is right for YOU to build, order the Boat Builder's Plans and become a real life member of the Wharram Boat Builder Community. The "Falmouth Packet' newspaper has been the first to publish an excellent article about this important event in the history of multihulls.
We have had to face up to the fact that the renovation of our flagship Spirit of Gaia is taking much longer than originally planned, but at last the end is in sight. Two Tama Moana designs were donated to the islands following the Lapita Voyage in 2008, and their work will include the repair of one of these that sustained damage during the storm. He himself has made a number of voyages in the Pacific and encountered severe weather, in which he deployed drogue and parachute.
He also plans to build a Tiki 46 when this project is complete, which will also be blogged here. It's a Wharram Hitia 17, a 17 foot Polynesian style catamaran in stitch and glue technique. Her owners like to share her with people who like to temporarily step out of the modern world to explore the sea.
There are 33 issues of The Sailorman and 75 issues of The Sea People magazines for you to download! The submarine, which was crafted from an old canal boat, used to be moored 100 yards from Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds but it was asked to be moved.
The U-boat used to be popular with visitors to the armory, but when it was moved 100 yards downstream, it no longer attracted as many people.
We are aiming for perfection.Last autumn we flew to Greece for 3 weeks to do some more work with the help of Michael and Sigrid, in that time I had the loan of a lovely aluminium scaffold and was able to renovate the stem and stern posts, which had been kept protected under plastic covers as the glue joints had split causing deterioration in the centre layer. This was difficult work, but the Fein oscillating saw was again invaluable in cutting away the soft patches of plywood between the Iroko cheeks. I then glued in made-to-measure pieces of Iroko, which made a much better job than the original plywood core.



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