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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

Cambered and modified Junk rig. How to marry a Junk rig with a Dyna rig.

Hi friends. I am very interested on developing alternatives to existing JUNK RIG DESIGNS based on a compromise reuniting the following pre…

Started by toni ruiz

2 Dec 1, 2009
Reply by toni ruiz

wingsail cover plan for tiki 26?

I have a headsail bag coming, but right now I am simply using a tarp to wrap over the wingsail. . .I'm in the planning stages for a custom…

Started by kim whitmyre

0 Nov 24, 2009

Aluminum masts

I got my masts welded yesterday and could not resist to post some pictures. I know some are interested by this. The tube were ordered as a…

Started by Jacques

7 Nov 12, 2009
Reply by kim whitmyre

galvanized rigging

hi guys . hope you can help me . ive got rust showing on my gal standing rigging. ive heard that if theres rust its time to change it, but…

Started by never u mind

7 Sep 28, 2009
Reply by George Ray

New Rig

Hi All, I'm thinking of changing my Tangaroa to a sloop from a ketch. The rig is a bit of a disaster as it is and I've been offered the rig…

Started by Brian Gartland

8 Jun 22, 2009
Reply by Ann and Neville Clement

Mast sleeve

I will be starting construction of the sails on my Tiki 21 soon. I am currently making my material list. Can anyone give suggestions for th…

Started by Rick Hueschen

10 May 26, 2009
Reply by Ann and Neville Clement


I heard good and bad things about the wingsails. Personally, I like the concept and the aerodynamics advantages. But, I am concerned about…

Started by Jacques

13 Feb 20, 2009
Reply by Polinesio - Tarcisio Silva


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