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IMM 2015

Started Jun 9, 2015

Tiki 38 Wooden Masts for Free Collection
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Ann and Neville Clement Dec 11, 2012.

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Björn replied to Rob Daigle's discussion Wheel autopilot for tiki 38
"Windpilot and Ramarine (in this order)"
Nov 13
Björn replied to Giovani Frisene's discussion Deckpod Modification Tiki 38
"Have a look at the pictures in my profile and you find pretty much everything for the first overview"
Oct 9
Björn replied to Building SV Satoshi's discussion Is it recommended to coat whole sheets of plywood with epoxy before any cutting?
"This book is the bible!"
Oct 8
Björn replied to Giovani Frisene's discussion Deckpod Modification Tiki 38
"Lowering the floor is a good idea (mine is 100 mm lower), then you do not sit with your ears between our knees and a roof is not that high. Try to build everything as ligh as possible using foam sandwich, there is alot of weight in the cockpit (and…"
Oct 5
Björn replied to Building SV Satoshi's discussion Sanders recommendation needed for Tiki 38
"Good idea, Rotex and Mouse, get the vacuum system as well, but not the smallest (I still regret this mistake), get the one with the 25 l bags"
Sep 20
Björn commented on Jacques's video
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Pilgrim Sailing at Sunset - Aerial view

"Did you fly the drone off the boat?"
Sep 7
Björn replied to Jacques's discussion Lifting a tiki38
"no problem at all, I always do it this way, I put loops around the  end of the beam and then attach them to the straps which go to the crane hook above the boat, see pictures attached"
Sep 7
Björn replied to agur paesüld's discussion rubber to beam blocks - what kind of glue?
"Use epoxy: clean the rubber with acetone, then use 80 grit  sandpaper the surface to be glued  and then glue it with epoxy (maybe  thickened with cotton powder).  The building instructions describe it similarly."
Aug 30

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I am:
A home builder, I own a Wharram
What boat (s) are you building or do you own?
Tiki 38
Country, City, and State?
Germany, Berlin
About me or us?
Tiki 21 built in 1992,
Pahi 31 2001,
Tiki 38 launched in 2006
Looking to?
sail
Website:
http://picasaweb.google.de/Maughidhoo

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Comment Wall (8 comments)

At 7:43am on June 9, 2009, hans boortman said…
Hi Bjorn, I do not have a sketch of my bimini,but as you can tell from the pictures I modified the deck pod to fit the bimini, to get from one side to the other you would have to make the frame wider , and would be difficult to get to the mainsail, a better alternative is to make up an awning from the frame to cover the entry hatch,better yet, do away with the deckpod altogether,and now you have a large area to build a hardtop,check out john shuttleworth designs,shuttle 31 for pictures.
Bjorn, thanks for the compliment,my tiki is for sale,if you know of anyone let me know.Thanks, Hans.
At 8:28am on July 9, 2009, boatsmith said…
Hi Bjorn, So fer I am very pleased with the Dyneema rigging from Collgio Marine. John was very helpful and prompt.The stuff is very easy to splice, lightweight and easy on the hands and sails.I too am planning on changing to an aluminium mast. I don't as of now have any thoughts on a design for a bimini on a Tiki 38. The bimini on our Tiki 30 has worked out very well. The aluminum frame makes for excellent handholds We designed it to be able to add parts onto the perimeter. After using it for a while we can simply make new canvas and be able to attach side curtains. a dodger panel, and a screen/ rain room. This will enhance the livability at anchor. David www.boatsmithfl.com
At 8:34am on July 30, 2011, Tom Haver said…

Hi Bjorn,

I have better picktures of my sailcovers on the boat wichs is now in portugal.

On this moment I am in holland. The plan is to go to portugal in 2 weeks.

I will try to send you some when I am there.

The top of the sailcovers is closed by the two overlapping sides and fixed with plastic hooks.

I stitched a meched material in the bottom part.

The covers are good against the sun but there is always a lot of rainwater sitting in the sails comming from te mast.

By the way, where have you seen the picktures of my boat?

Regards

Tom Haver

Tiki 38 TINTO

At 5:04am on July 31, 2011, Tom Haver said…

Hi Bjorn,

I have seen Pictures of my boat on a site from Jaques.     Pilgrim38.fr

There you get a better vieuw on the sailcovers.

I, we, Thea and I trevelled 4 jears with Tinto.

We have built the boat in spain, and from there we sailed to the canaries, cape verdes, gambia. Then we crossed to Salvador in brazil. Then we went along the brazillian coast almost to Rio and back up again.

After that we visited Surinam and from there we went into the caribean sea, where e spend 3 jears.

Our plan was to go into the pasific but due to familymatters we went back to Europe.

The boat is now in the rio guadiana, beween portugal and spain.

I sailed the boat from Panama back to portugal on my own.

In Horta I met Jaques on Pilgrim.

It was the first tiki 38 I met in the 4 jears I was sailing Tinto

Where are you on this moment?

And if You are from Berlin, warum schreiben wir nicht auf deutsch.

Macht mir nichts aus.

Regards  Tom

 Tinto

At 7:22am on January 12, 2012, Meinhard Koch said…

Lieber Bjoern! ich habe erst jetzt entdeckt, dass ich Dich als Freund "akzeptieren" muss. Kenn mich halt auf der homepage nicht so recht aus...

Herzlich willkommen in meinem Freundeskreis, ich muss halt oefter in die page schauen...

Meinhard von TIKIMATA

At 5:27am on February 21, 2014, Michael Stephani said…

Hallo Björn,

Wir haben eine Hitia 17 gebaut und sind im Sommer einige Zeit auf Usedom damit. In ein paar Jahren wäre eine TIKI 38 unser Traum. Ich wollte deshalb mal freundlich anfragen, ob du zufällig im Sommer in der Nähe des Achterwassers bist und ich mir deine Tiki ggf. mal anschauen könnte :-) Liebe Grüße, Michael

At 5:40am on February 27, 2014, Björn said…

vielleicht ja, ansonsten liegt das Boot bei Berlin

At 4:41pm on March 30, 2017, Stewart Coates said…

Hi  Björn, thank you for the comments on the video's. Its great to hear from a fellow Tiki 38 owner. I did not know about you or you boat. I just scrolled through your amazing photo collection. There are some inspiring shots there and your boat is beautifully maintained. She looks like a really fine example of the 38! I will be back to look at your videos! Thanks for the offer for a beer! I will certainly look you up. You never know! Cheers Stewart

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