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Repairing damage to keels, how to lift a Tiki 38' above high tide?

Hi all, My Tiki 38' recently had an excursion onto a reef after breaking her moorings while I was away. Fortunately, there's only minor da…

Started by Norm van't Hoff

15 Nov 5, 2016
Reply by Rogerio Martin

Servicing crossbeams and boxes

Hi all, our Tiki 38' is 11years old and she's still in great condition, but it's time to service the beams and beam boxes. One beam has cra…

Started by Norm van't Hoff

3 Nov 3, 2016
Reply by Norm van't Hoff

Transporting tiki 38

Tanoa broke loose in storm and suffered some damage, most cosmetic but also one small puncture above waterline. Thinking aboat moving her c…

Started by Emil Gaigher

1 Oct 11, 2016
Reply by Budget Boater

Misaligned chainplates

Hi, the builder of my newly-purchased Tiki 30 made a mistake, in spite of his experience (everybody makes mistakes) and the chainplates ar…

Started by Jordi

10 Sep 28, 2016
Reply by Jordi

Shroud position??

Hello forum, Can anyone elucidate on where the standing rigging attaches to the hulls(l mean the distance along the hull edge), as far as t…

Started by matt connolly

4 Jul 14, 2016
Reply by matt connolly

Second Hand Plan Purchase

Can anybody tell me if a Building Plan from 2002, is exactly the same as if I buy a new one from Wharram now? did they do some up date at t…

Started by Aline Recchia

5 Jun 25, 2016
Reply by Omar M. Rashash


Hi, my first post here: I want to build a Amatasi, and looking for informations on how to obtain documents from the Thai authorities when t…

Started by Gianni

1 Jun 8, 2016
Reply by Maxim Jurgens

Re lashing rudders...

I recently bought a Tiki 26 (plan #294). She needs a small amount of work to get her up and running.  The rudders have been removed by cutt…

Started by Frank Higgott

13 Jun 2, 2016
Reply by Frank Higgott

Antifouling quantity for tiki 26.

Could somebody please tell me how much antifouling is needed for one coat on a tiki 26, Thanks!

Started by Frank Higgott

5 May 31, 2016
Reply by Frank Higgott

What is the first knot to tie when joing the beams to hull

I used a bowline at the end of the line pass the end through the loop and pull tight in the opposite direction . I am concerned that the li…

Started by patrick lennon

3 May 6, 2016
Reply by patrick lennon


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