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How to Build Phinisi Sailing Boat in Indonesia : Let us make you dream come true…

How to Build Phinisi Sailing Boat in Indonesia : Let us make you dream come true…

THE PHINISI : INDONESIA BEST YATCH EVER What have we done to change these craft for a newly defined purpose as a yacht or charter vessel…? Our goal has been to preserve the extraordinary aesthetic tradition of these vessels and to carry their best qualities forward, but to improve them where needed in order to […]

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Phinisi Sailing Boat of Konjos Tribes From Tana Beru Bulukumba Indonesia

Phinisi Sailing Boat of Konjos Tribes From Tana Beru Bulukumba Indonesia

The pinisi is a traditional Indonesian two masted sailing ship. It was mainly built by the Konjo of South Sulawesi but was and is largely used by the Bugis and Makassar. General description The hull of the ships looks similar to that of a dhow while the fore-and-aft rigging reminds of western schooners, although it […]

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Cost to Build up your own boats in Indonesia : Prices is flexible

Cost to Build up your own boats in Indonesia : Prices is flexible

The following costs are just an indication of what it can cost you in new building. The main factor is simply the type, price and availability of the wood at the time of purchase as the quality wooden iron wood is hard to get, we strongly recommend you to collect the wood before starting to […]

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Wood Boat Construction materials and methods – Wood Type Construction

Wood Boat Construction materials and methods – Wood Type Construction

Construction materials and methods * Wood – The traditional boat building material that was and is still used for hull and spar construction. It is buoyant, cheap, widely available and easily worked. As such, it is a popular material for amateur builders, especially for small boats (of e.g. 6-metre length; such as dinghies and sharpies). […]

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Building Your Own Boat : Boat Parts – First Step of Wooden Boat Building

Building Your Own Boat : Boat Parts – First Step of Wooden Boat Building

Boat building, one of the oldest branches of engineering, is concerned with constructing the hulls of boats and, for sailboats, the masts, spars and rigging. Parts * Bow – the front and generally sharp end of the hull. It is designed to reduce the resistance of the hull cutting through water and should be tall […]

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