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New Mainsail for Tiki 21

My next project is building a new mast made of carbon. I make it 7.50 meter long. Also the gaff will be longer. The peak is higher than the…

Started by sailorjoy

2 Apr 7, 2016
Reply by sailorjoy

Mana Rig

What do you think of Mana's rig especially regarding the following points? Windward ability Ease of tacking Pitching inducing due to main m…

Started by Aneblanc

0 Mar 30, 2016

tiki 26 continuous jib sheets

Would appreciate confirmation of the following: - diameter for jib sheet - length if rigged continuous - what spec block required - at jib…

Started by Johnny Martin

0 Mar 15, 2016

Wire or Dyneema for Standing Rigging?

Just had a quote for replacing the standing rigging for my Tiki 26, Taking her across biscay in June and half thinking of changing to dynee…

Started by Barefoot Boat Bums

10 Mar 9, 2016
Reply by Barefoot Boat Bums

tabernacle questioning

I'm realizing that the tabernacle design for my tiki 30 is going to have major shortcomings. I've built the pod version and it prevents the…

Started by john james

14 Feb 18, 2016
Reply by john james

Crabclaw rig queries

Hey everyone, l'm putting a crab claw on my tangaroa and dont know where to place my mast exactly. The mast is 7.5 meters,as are my yard an…

Started by matt connolly

2 Feb 17, 2016
Reply by matt connolly

Rigging? Cap shrouds on a Pahi 42. Does it need'em?

Hi, I'm new to the forum but have a very specific question. The Pahi 42 I just took possession of has no cap shrouds. The two backstays go…

Started by Michael Briggs

2 Jan 23, 2016
Reply by Andy Best-Dunkley

Foresail Furler Tiki 21

My current foresail set up includes a furler drum, top swivel and steel cable sewn into the sail luff. The cord can easily tangle on the dr…

Started by Ian Bamsey

2 Jan 22, 2016
Reply by sailorjoy

Single handed with Wharram wing sail

Dear Wharram builders and sailors... I have purchased my study plans for the Tiki 38.. I was curious about the wingsail rig... Is it possi…

Started by Scott Burger

4 Jan 10, 2016
Reply by Scott Burger

Gaff dowel and gap between the fork and the mast

Bonjour, While the glue dries elswhere, I am planning to built the gaff for my T21. On the fork, there are a slider and a dowel. I understa…

Started by Éric Bouvéron

8 Nov 26, 2015
Reply by Blanc Jean-Paul

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