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VHF Antenna Tiki 38

Hello folksWhat kind of VHF antenna do you use in a Tiki 38. Top of the mast is the best place to install it.And the SSB antenna?Thanks a l…

Started by Giovani Frisene

1 May 17
Reply by Rogerio Martin

Brass grounded plate for a SSB radio in a Tiki 38

Hello guysHere in Brazil is mandatory to have an SSB radio on board.So do you guys have some tips about brass grounded plate? Size and loca…

Started by Giovani Frisene

3 Apr 1
Reply by Giovani Frisene

Navigation lights

Hello everybody I have just installed anew nav tri light & anchor light with a three position switch. 1nav 2 off 3anchor. The switch wo…

Started by Raymond O'Neill

3 Mar 16
Reply by Raymond O'Neill

Solar panel with socket on the back

Bonjour,I am looking for a solar panel with the following features:50 watts, can resist to some reasonably walk, anti-slip, with rear mount…

Started by Éric Bouvéron

2 Jun 12, 2018
Reply by Éric Bouvéron

Electric system, total beginner

Bonjour, I plan to put a battery and have it maintained with a solar panel. I understand that  + goes to + an - goes to -, but am I correct…

Started by Éric Bouvéron

9 May 23, 2018
Reply by Andy Best-Dunkley

new 'Pod' idea for the Tiki 31

For any interested parties -- I have decided to change my approach regarding a Deck Pod for my Tiki 3. After attending the Florida Keys WHA…

Started by Thom delForge

1 Feb 4, 2018
Reply by Pieter

A simple electrical system tiki 26

Firstly, is there such a thing? I hope to do the wiring soon as the boat approaches its launch date.I plan to use two 6volt trojan batterie…

Started by paul anderson

29 Jan 5, 2018
Reply by Alfred Archibald Linthorne

Tiki 26 solar pannel

A 100X40cm  solar pannel.  Where can i put it on my tiki 26

Started by adriano meis

3 Aug 30, 2017
Reply by adriano meis

Tiki 21 Navigation Lights

Nav lights on a Tiki 21 are not easy as you will find most options require an electrical system. The alternative is battery powered. Most o…

Started by Ian Bamsey

4 Feb 6, 2017
Reply by Ian Bamsey

Wire Runs

We cut PVC tubes in half and fillet them onto various places to protect wiring. This works very well. We also now glue PVC stubs onto the h…

Started by boatsmith

8 Dec 5, 2015
Reply by dennis schneider


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