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Lifting Tiki 38 hull
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Need to lift Tiki 38 hull to replace keel strip and paint. Is it safe to lift from cross bolt connecting beam to hull only? This wil suspend hul and allow painting and keel work with no…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by boatsmith Oct 2.

Tangaroa mk IV
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Will sails for Tangaroa IV fit Tiki 38 ?.ThanxContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by steve martland Jun 11, 2017.

Transporting tiki 38
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Tanoa broke loose in storm and suffered some damage, most cosmetic but also one small puncture above waterline. Thinking aboat moving her closer to home to finish restoration. Any ideas how to fit…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Budget Boater Oct 11, 2016.

Diesel motor idea.
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Why not use a Mercruiser style outdrive leg with a small diesel engine on deck?The drive leg fitted to pod wil take care of propultion gearing, forward neutral and reverse, water pump and pickup for…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rogerio Martin Mar 1, 2016.

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boatsmith replied to Emil Gaigher's discussion Lifting Tiki 38 hull
"The lashing strakes are supposed to be strong enough to cantilever the whole boat supported by only one hull. that is way considerably more load on the outboard lashing strakes than only half the weight of one hull. one should not work under a…"
Oct 2
Axel replied to Emil Gaigher's discussion Lifting Tiki 38 hull
"I wouldn't feel comfortable doing it that way. I certainly wouldn't work under it!"
Oct 1
boatsmith replied to Emil Gaigher's discussion Lifting Tiki 38 hull
"I would not hoist them this way. I would use the lashing strakes."
Oct 1
Emil Gaigher replied to Emil Gaigher's discussion Lifting Tiki 38 hull
"Thanx for reply. The hulls are separated no beams attached. I used a sling front and rear to lift unto cradles. Now need to lift again to install keel strip and redo antifouling. Iff i use a sling this is in the way. The 20mm rod attaching the beam…"
Oct 1
boatsmith replied to Emil Gaigher's discussion Lifting Tiki 38 hull
"you should be able to lift the boat by the beams"
Sep 30
Axel replied to Emil Gaigher's discussion Lifting Tiki 38 hull
"I can't say for sure if it would work or not Emil, but I think I remember reading in the T38 literature provided by Wharram that the beams and attachments were designed to be strong enough to suspend one hull from the other. If that's the…"
Sep 29
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Lifting Tiki 38 hull

Need to lift Tiki 38 hull to replace keel strip and paint. Is it safe to lift from cross bolt connecting beam to hull only? This wil suspend hul and allow painting and keel work with no interference.ThanxSee More
Sep 29
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Mar 30
Emil Gaigher replied to Frank Olsen's discussion Keel protection
"I also have to replace keel strip as original hardwood ? glued on 90% gone and rotten. Keel still very good underneath , no water penetration or sift spots. After reading all posts I am thinking why not ad a srip of polyethylene , routed to contour…"
Mar 27
Emil Gaigher replied to Emil Gaigher's discussion Transporting tiki in the group TIKI 38
"Ssuccess! Moved one hull without incident. Now need to return for second. Will build proper stands now. Thanx for advice Emil"
Feb 16
Emil Gaigher replied to Emil Gaigher's discussion Transporting tiki in the group TIKI 38
Feb 16
boatsmith replied to Emil Gaigher's discussion Transporting tiki in the group TIKI 38
"build some cradles. what will you use to support the hulls for assembly?"
Feb 11
Chuck Valley replied to Emil Gaigher's discussion Transporting tiki in the group TIKI 38
"Put padding where the props meet the hull."
Feb 10
Emil Gaigher posted a status
"Thanx!"
Feb 9
Chuck Valley replied to Emil Gaigher's discussion Transporting tiki in the group TIKI 38
"Prop the hulls with boards from bottom of lashing strakes at an angle to the bed of trailer . Put 2 props on each side, then lash it all tight with ratchet straps."
Feb 9
Emil Gaigher posted a status
"Thanx, wil let you know how it went"
Feb 9

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I want a Wharram
What boat (s) are you building or do you own?
28 ft Hartley powerboat
26 ft Catamaran powerboat
Hobiecat
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South Africa
About me or us?
Famil of 3 middleaged medical professional with dream of sailing. Have property at Bazaruto Islands Mozambique. Looking at purchasing wharram tiki 38 for sale in SA
Looking to?
Sailing holidays around Bazaruto , Madagascar and sorrounding islands as longer term goal. Brother and wife may join us at times.

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Yamaha 9.9

Bought these Yamaha 9.9 Can one fit both to centre pod or need to build another pod?
Less than 2 years old paid Usd 650 each
Thanx

Posted on June 20, 2016 at 4:09am — 3 Comments

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