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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

forestay tension

How tight should I pull the tension on the forestay for my Tangaroa.  The side stays are on lanyards, the forestay on a bottlescrew.  My id…

Started by Tim Cox

3 Aug 24, 2010
Reply by kim whitmyre

Sailing Technique: Excellent Story!

Here's a wonderful tale of a sail that demonstrates sailing to weather  better than my comments on one of Jacque's threads:http://www.point

Started by kim whitmyre

2 Aug 8, 2010
Reply by Ralf

Crab Claw Tiki 30?

Hi All,   Has anyone out there experimented with or is currently sailing with a crab claw rig on a tiki 30?   If so, how did/do you find it…

Started by Joshua del Mar

0 Mar 22, 2010

Building a Gaff

I have built the gaff for my T30. Looking at the almost finished spar I am asking myself if I should give it some taper towards the end. Th…

Started by Ralf

12 Jan 8, 2010
Reply by Ron Hall

Schooner vs. Ketch

There is a 22 ton fero cement mono hull near where I am building. She's considered a wreck by the owner and they're going to drag her out a…

Started by Tom

3 Jan 2, 2010
Reply by Tom

navtec backing plates for t-rings

interested if anyone has a great prosedure for instaling backing plates? or how to

Started by thomas w deane

0 Dec 29, 2009

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