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Jacking a tiki 30 up

just anti fouled my hulls by beaching the boat. I tried landing the hulls on tyres and blocks of wood but the outgoing tide always seemed to wash away the sand and bury the hulls in the beach. Which…Continue

Started Nov 25

Jacking a tiki 30 up

just anti fouled my hulls by beaching the boat. I tried landing the hulls on tyres and blocks of wood but the outgoing tide always seemed to wash away the sand and bury the hulls in the beach. Which…Continue

Started Nov 25

Fore and Aft Anchor
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My tiki 30' is anchored in a tidal creek and I have two anchors out for and aft on bridles to keep her in position. I would like to keep the two anchors out but join them both at the bow bridle so…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by dave tomlinson Nov 4.

Tiki 30 Tiller arm
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Proud owner of a tiki 30. The tiller arms have been replaced with straight aluminium tubing. I would like to  put them back to the original curved wooden arms but have no plans. The boat did come…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bart Nov 5.

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Nov 25
Ian R replied to Andrew Cassingham's discussion Tiki 30 Tiller arm
"ps not selling any of my precious elm!"
Nov 17
Ian R replied to Andrew Cassingham's discussion Tiki 30 Tiller arm
"Being in the UK I cannot give any opinion on blue gum, dunno what it is! Must look it up. I am a timber/woodwork person but for in- service stuff you need the experienced sailors on here to tell you what they think, I am just a one-off silly person…"
Nov 17
Andrew Cassingham replied to Andrew Cassingham's discussion Tiki 30 Tiller arm
"Ive got some planks of blue gum hardwood that i was cut some strips out of to laminate up for the arms. Titebond do a waterproof glue or maybe epoxy? and then I was going to cover the lot in epoxy resin. Then to mix it up a bit more use a length of…"
Nov 16
Ian R replied to Andrew Cassingham's discussion Tiki 30 Tiller arm
"Yes, that's why I told this story. Anything I say is not prescriptive, just my own experience. I am not a professional boatbuilder, but I am a professional woodworker (retd, c 40 yrs experience). Aside from that, I only use FLAG now, and would…"
Nov 15
Omar M. Rashash replied to Andrew Cassingham's discussion Tiki 30 Tiller arm
"FYI- gluing white oak with Any brand of epoxy is problematic. "
Nov 15
Ian R replied to Andrew Cassingham's discussion Tiki 30 Tiller arm
"Very nice, the round section in the spacer at the end of the tiller works very well into the rudder cut-out in practice. That's a Wharram design winner!"
Nov 14
Rogerio Martin replied to Andrew Cassingham's discussion Tiki 30 Tiller arm
Nov 14
Rogerio Martin replied to Andrew Cassingham's discussion Tiki 30 Tiller arm
"glued and screew, 2,5x13x190cm timber (x2) with inserts of 3x13x20cm,  the last insert have a round finish to fitting in rudder"
Nov 14
Rogerio Martin replied to Andrew Cassingham's discussion Tiki 30 Tiller arm
Nov 14
Ian R replied to Andrew Cassingham's discussion Tiki 30 Tiller arm
"Hello- my tillers are similar to these (Tiki 31). I made the first ones from American white oak, as I happened to have some offcuts around. Even though I degreased the timber, the glue joints failed when I tested them quite violently after the WEST…"
Nov 14
Andrew Cassingham replied to Andrew Cassingham's discussion Tiki 30 Tiller arm
"they look like what I need to make, what wood did you use and how did you get the curve in there, screwed some guide blocks to the ply base? and then clamped the arms to them  "
Nov 6
Rogerio Martin replied to Andrew Cassingham's discussion Tiki 30 Tiller arm
Nov 5
Bart replied to Andrew Cassingham's discussion Tiki 30 Tiller arm
"Hi Andy, I think i can help. Contact me oloroon at protonmail.com Regards, bart"
Nov 5
dave tomlinson replied to Andrew Cassingham's discussion Fore and Aft Anchor
"Attach the 2 chains to a good strong mooring swivel then the swivel to a riser to the bow bridle, put a float on the head of at least one anchor to aid retrieval, you should swivel on the spot like a permanent mooring."
Nov 4
dave tomlinson replied to Andrew Cassingham's discussion Fore and Aft Anchor
"You need to have the 2 anchors at each end of a length of chain, then have a riser with a good strong swivel connected to your bow bridle, maybe put a float on the head of at least one anchor or you will have trouble to retrieve them again. This way…"
Nov 4

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I own a Wharram
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Tiki 30'
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QLD Australia

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