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Junk Rig Shunting Proa, flying away..........

  Hi all, the VIDEO below says it all... Well it took only 7 long years, 3 boats endless failure to finally hit the nail on the head! Here…

Started by rael dobkins

0 Sep 15, 2019

Removing main mast T38

Hi all I have to remove my main mast . I’m hope I can use the mizen  mast and gaff as a crane . I estimate the weight at 60 KG. And have ma…

Started by Raymond O'Neill

1 Aug 7, 2019
Reply by Bart

Troubles with my rig

Bonjour,  We went out with my Tiki 21 yesterday in winds from 15 to 20, some 25 gusts. Some chop. We finished with a reef in both main and…

Started by Éric Bouvéron

7 Jun 28, 2019
Reply by agur paesüld

Tiki 46 Mast.....help.

Okay.  Please correct me if i'm wrong on any of this.   I'm looking for masts for my Tiki 46. I would prefer aluminium but i cannot find 7-…

Started by Mike Haromy

18 Jun 6, 2019
Reply by Bart

Tiki 38 rigging question

On my plans, that are old, there is no list of the requirements for line/running rigging on the T38. Can anyone tell me if they have this i…

Started by Axel

2 Apr 29, 2019
Reply by Axel

sails for tiki 26

where do i buy sails for tiki 26 in the us

Started by barry easter

1 Apr 25, 2019
Reply by Maxim Jurgens

Rigging specs for tiki 30

 Hi I just purchased a Tiki 30 with 10 year old galvanized rigging. I am thinking I may replace the rigging in the near future and was wond…

Started by patrick lennon

3 Apr 17, 2019
Reply by Maxim Jurgens

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

66 Mar 26, 2019
Reply by Axel

Asymmetrical spinnaker tiki 26

thinking of adding light weather sail to my Tiki 26. Anyone have any experience doing this? How would one go about developing the correct m…

Started by patrick lennon

5 Mar 10, 2019
Reply by michael k

Tiki 21: Bowsprit length and thickness

Bonjour, Inspired by Ian Bamsey, I have found some carbon tube to make a bowsprit for an asymetric spinnaker. My question are about the len…

Started by Éric Bouvéron

4 Jan 16, 2019
Reply by Éric Bouvéron


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