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Dealing with beam failure at sea

Hi All, We've just recently dealt with some rot in the top of our rear beam which has got me thinking, Should a beam fail while underway w…

Started by Tristram Cheer

1 Oct 29, 2015
Reply by Brett Parker

To take of the copper wire

Bonjour, Now that I am -almost ready to put the front and back deck on, I would like to know how to take of the copper wire used for stichi…

Started by Éric Bouvéron

8 Oct 19, 2015
Reply by Blanc Jean-Paul

meissner winch service

hi - I have a small meissner winch on a tiki 26 and I am trying to service it.  I could hardly turn the winch - dont know what happend - it…

Started by Johnny Martin

2 Oct 13, 2015
Reply by Johnny Martin

How to Lower the Main Mast on a Tiki 38?

Hello Wharram Lovers. This is my first post.  I own a Tiki38 in the Philippines and do not have access to a crane or other marina services.…

Started by Marc Vieux

7 Sep 30, 2015
Reply by Marc Vieux

Main Halyard Cleat

Is there any reason not to mount main and gaff halyard cleats on the mast - my mast  is aluminium and I was going to use self tapers. than…

Started by Johnny Martin

5 Sep 29, 2015
Reply by Johnny Martin

tiki 26 cabin lid fastening

Hi - I have a grp 26 - my cabin lid is one solid piece of grp - i have fitted two runners at the front - so i can push the lid along and th…

Started by Johnny Martin

5 Aug 12, 2015
Reply by Johnny Martin

position of waterline on tiki 21

I have not found any mention in the plans of where to put the waterline on the tiki 21. My best guess is to put the boat levelbu putting a…

Started by Steve broos

5 Aug 5, 2015
Reply by Éric Bouvéron

Raising that mast....

I lost my mast last fall and sat out the winter till now.  I was able to locate an aluminum spar and prepared it with lights, spreaders, an…

Started by andy solywoda

0 Jun 10, 2015

Tiki 21 - Simple Beach Trolley

Folks, I am getting close to completing my Tiki 21. Well, closer to completion anyway. Two are hulls done, the beams are all made up, and I…

Started by Brian Paterson

21 May 15, 2015
Reply by Roger

Are smaller Wharrams safe?

Hello: I am thinking of buying a smaller Wharram cat….maybe 28 to 30 feet.   I have been aware of the Wharram design philosophy for decades…

Started by David Wisen

3 May 2, 2015
Reply by Phillip Dyhr Hobbs


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