These pages document the construction and adventures of a Wharram Tiki 21 in the Pacific Northwest.  The voyage began long ago (plans ordered on 3/17/99) and the Milagra has been cruising since the summer of 2010.  Who knows where the adventure will end?

  • Prioritized task lists and expense tracking (Google spreadsheet)
  • Trailerable, 2-4 berth coastal cruiser
  • Gaff ‘wing sail‘ sloop; windward sail area 19.25m2
  • LOA: 6.40m; LWL: 5.6m (21′); Beam: 3.80m (12.5′), Draft: 0.35m; Cabin headroom 1.36m
  • Displacement: 360kg; Payload 460kg; Weight of each hull: 80kg
  • Cost to home build: ~$10,000; time to build ~400hr; berths 2-4

Winner of the 1982 Cruising World Design Competition (CW article)

Tiki 8m by boatsmithfl.com
Production Tiki 8m by boatsmithfl.com

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