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Where do you keep your sails?

Who keeps their sails hung all the time, and who takes them off? Does it matter? ( of course, if hung they are covered!)

Started by kim whitmyre

4 May 25, 2011
Reply by Michael Zechany

In mast furling

We are seriously looking at a Seldon in mast furling system for our Pahi 42.  We are aware that we may lose some sail efficiency, but that…

Started by John& Kat Wilkie

0 May 4, 2011

Tiki 21 mast in Tiki 26

I'm doing a budget for tiki mast 26 and in Brazil only find aluminum tubes T6061 4 ". Can I use the tube 4 "? Has anyone done this? Opinion…

Started by Rogerio Martin

2 Apr 25, 2011
Reply by Rogerio Martin

shroud protection

in order to prevent main sail damnage, i'm thinking to put the shroud inside a sort of plastic water pipe? Is this correct?

Started by adriano meis

6 Apr 16, 2011
Reply by Rory McDougall

extra lines in order to prevent twist

tiki 26 plans suggest to add optional lines as vang in order to prevent twist in head of sail, but I've never seen theese lines on a tiki.…

Started by adriano meis

5 Feb 26, 2011
Reply by adriano meis

Tiki26 jib rigging

Please can someone inform me of the correct routing of the jib sheets. I assume they are tied to the clew then run back to a block on the s…

Started by John Galilee

7 Oct 24, 2010
Reply by Brandon Gamble

The Junk Rig Association

HelloIf you are interested in the junk rigs, the Junk Rig Association has made a big step in creating an active web site with public pages.…

Started by Bertrand FERCOT

0 Oct 3, 2010

Dynex standing rigging & attachment point

Greetings to all from down-under,I would really appreciate comments on the following.  I am thinking of using 7mm Dynex Dux rope for my cap…

Started by John& Kat Wilkie

8 Sep 23, 2010
Reply by John and Kat Wilkie

Wharram Wingsail

 After numerous trips on Sandy, my Tiki 21, I am just not sold on the Wharram wingsail. Trying to reef singlehanded on a rough sea is quite…

Started by Rick Hueschen

24 Sep 17, 2010
Reply by Jeff Kittle

Rigging loads for T38

Hi all,I am about to commit to a Dynex Dux rig for my Tiki 38 but I want to be sure about sizing.Can anyone tell me the design loads for th…

Started by Jamie Rohan

25 Aug 25, 2010
Reply by Björn


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