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Gaff noise - any solutions?

Hi All, My first post here and good to be on board. On the Tiki 38 Luckyfish we had the standard leather protection on the inside of the ga…

Started by Stewart Coates

6 Dec 20, 2016
Reply by Brett Parker

Shroud placement

I'm preparing to install the chain plates for my tiki 30 there are two shrouds -- they're 18 inches apart and both make on to the mast at p…

Started by john james

3 Nov 13, 2016
Reply by Budget Boater

Deadeyes for dyneema rig tension?

Bonjour, Did some of you tried to use deadeyes to tension Dyneema shrouds on a Tiki 21 ? I tried to make some out of plywood, three layers…

Started by Éric Bouvéron

16 Oct 11, 2016
Reply by Éric Bouvéron

7X7 for standing rigging?

I'd like to redo all of my standing rigging. The plans say to use 6X7, but this seems unavailable in the US. I have found 3/16 7X7 in 316 s…

Started by Roger

9 Oct 5, 2016
Reply by Rogerio Martin

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

17 Sep 2, 2016
Reply by Jeremy Walker

Tangaroa Wingsail Schooner & Sloop pros & cons?

On a Tangaroa Mk 4 with the Wingsail, what are the pros and cons or advantages and disadvantages of the Schooner and Sloop rigs? Maybe the…

Started by Allen Bosely

6 Aug 26, 2016
Reply by Rogerio Martin

Deciding on a mast

My local marine consignment shop will sell me a 36 foot mast for under a thousand bucks- masthead rig ,forward and aft shrouds attached, ha…

Started by john james

9 Aug 24, 2016
Reply by dennis schneider

Height of sails foot above deck on Tiki 38?

How high above the deck are the bottom of the sails on the Tiki 38? How much taller could the masts the be built taller to raise the sails…

Started by Allen Bosely

0 Aug 8, 2016

Tiki 26 rigging queries

Any thoughts on the following much appreciated: How should the bottom on the jib reefing drum be attached to the bridle?  I have a gap of…

Started by Johnny Martin

3 Aug 1, 2016
Reply by Johnny Martin

Sail plan Tiki 21

Hey guys, I'm thinking of buying a new set of sail for my Tiki 21... but can't find any mesurements on the plan. Where could I find the sai…

Started by Francis Lapierre

0 Jul 30, 2016


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