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roler jib or hank on with a aditional reef on a tiki 30?

Hi, I need new sails so now is the moment to choose. I have a roller jib. with witch i have two or 3 problems. The most important one is t…

Started by Bart

2 Oct 5
Reply by Robert Sheridan

When to change Dyneema/Spectra stays?

Hi all. How do I decide when to replace, Dyneema stays? The boat is 12years old with (I have to assume) the original rigging. I can't find…

Started by Norm van't Hoff

0 Aug 23

Bowsprit Construction

I've been asked about the bow sprit on my Tiki 21. Here's a blog with some details. Hope it's useful ... https://photos.google.com/photo/A

Started by Ian Bamsey

1 Aug 11
Reply by Levi Verwoest

Using dyneema for rigging - warning

We had a go with a dyneema bridle for our Tiki 30 at the suggestion of the rigger as it is hard to make up hard eyes on 6mm wire. The dynee…

Started by Robert Sheridan

65 Jul 24
Reply by Éric Bouvéron

Auto Tiller on a TIki 21

After a bit of work I sailed for a hour or so under the control of my auto tiller. Here's the full story.

Started by Ian Bamsey

0 Jun 13

Mast head fittings for aluminium masts on Tiki38 (30)

I am going to get my aluminium masts ready for this season and I still need some inspiration for the mast head fittings. I am looking for a…

Started by Björn

20 Apr 30
Reply by Ian R

Where am i wrong?

Look at this main sail tiki 26

Started by adriano meis

7 Apr 3
Reply by adriano meis

Schooner rig for pahi 31?

I see the Pahi 52 and 63 is designed with a schooner rig. I was wondering if this could be transferred proportionally to suit a Pahi 31? 

Started by Frank Higgott

3 Mar 26
Reply by Lovako

tiki 26 - zip on the main

hello everybody. Spring is coming and I'm going to change my old -old main sail. I asked Jeckel for a new one and he told me the new main s…

Started by adriano meis

1 Feb 3
Reply by Budget Boater

Dynema for lashing beams

HI, What do you think about replacing polyester ropes by dynema ropes for lashing beams ? I sail a Pahi31 with standard beam configuration…

Started by Benoit

5 Jan 27
Reply by Frank Higgott


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