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Amelia - The first Tiki 38 to be built in Brazil!

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Who: Giovani
Where: Brazil
Multihull: Tiki 38
Facebook : catamaranamelia


Bom dia! I’m Giovani, the ship’s captain and builder. Tiki 38 is an award-winning design by James Wharram. It’s kind of like the Land Rover of the seas. This boat was the first Tiki 38 model in Brazil. It took me 5 years to build it and finish off the last detail. It is designed for living and working onboard and as a charter. As I really enjoyed building the boat, I have decided to take on the challenge of building the first Tiki 46 catamaran in Brazil. So I am selling this first Tiki 38. The cost price today would probably be around 30% higher due to the considerable increase in consumables such as epoxy resin, marine plywood and other products. The boat was built with the best materials and the best shipbuilding techniques available. The plywood was Canadian pine, high quality and light soft wood and half a ton of high-quality epoxy resin. The wood used in the decks is Cedar Rose for export, a wood that is no longer sold today. The hulls were painted with an original Coppercoat. There are 3 tanks above the sinks in the galley, the heads and the saloon, which have been coated with a food-grade paint so that they can hold drinking water. There is a wind vane that just needs to be installed. The roof of the deckpod is a light but very resistant structure due to its curved shape. The dinghy is a classic wooden boat that can hold up to 4 people! The boat was built with ...

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