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Two stroke or four stroke?? Ahhhh
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Well I'm now in the market for an outboard for my tiki 26. My dilemma at the moment is which one.I could buy an 8hp 2 stroke or a 6hp 4 stroke. They are both the same weight. Does the extra 2 hp…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by dave tomlinson Nov 2, 2016.

Antifouling quantity for tiki 26.
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Could somebody please tell me how much antifouling is needed for one coat on a tiki 26, Thanks!Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Frank Higgott May 31, 2016.

Re lashing rudders...
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I recently bought a Tiki 26 (plan #294). She needs a small amount of work to get her up and running. The rudders have been removed by cutting the lashings. The lashings themselves were epoxied into…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Frank Higgott Jun 2, 2016.

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Ultra long shaft

"me the same!"
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anchored off my favorite fishing spot.

"Nice one, not far behind ya. I'm interested in how you have connected the anchor bridle to the forward beam."
Jan 30
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Frank Higgott replied to Roger's discussion Man and daughter overdue on Tiki 21
"Good news, looks like they have been found safe and sound. Another great testimony to the Wharram design…"
Jan 11
Frank Higgott replied to Roger's discussion Man and daughter overdue on Tiki 21
"Yeah, that's what I thought. Here is where I got the info from: http://www.metservice.com/maps-radar/marine-forecast-maps/sea-surface-temperature Kawhia is in the yellow/orange band. We have solar water heating here, when the temp reading on…"
Dec 30, 2016
Frank Higgott replied to Roger's discussion Man and daughter overdue on Tiki 21
" The water temp off Kawhia at this time of year would be somewhere between 17 & 20 deg Celsius. The west coast of NZ is not a place to take lightly, it can be a very dangerous place to be on any boat. If you ended up in the water in a…"
Dec 30, 2016
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"Good luck with it,strength to your arm."
Dec 16, 2016
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Dec 15, 2016
Frank Higgott replied to Big tane's discussion TIMBER MAST.
"I have an aluminium  mast with stainless rigging.  You could use stainless steel or dyneema for rigging. Galvanised wire is a cheep option also, not so popular these days though."
Nov 16, 2016
Frank Higgott replied to Big tane's discussion TIMBER MAST.
"Hello Gerry, I wouldn't have a clue how much to build, not even sure of the dimensions of a T38 mast. I would think carefully about  coating with fibreglas as fresh water getting trapped under the cloth will cause rot very quickly. You are…"
Nov 16, 2016
Frank Higgott replied to Big tane's discussion TIMBER MAST.
Nov 16, 2016
Frank Higgott replied to dave tomlinson's discussion tiki 38 weight and draught
"The plans for my Tiki 26 have a page with some pretty specific data on waterline posistion and weights. They give you a waterline position lightly loaded and then every 3 cm equals a certain amount of weight. If you can get a hold of some tiki 38…"
Nov 15, 2016
Frank Higgott replied to Robert Hughes's discussion DONATIONS TOWARDS SITE RUNNING COSTS
"I can't believe we can't get some more donations, are there really that few people using this website?"
Nov 8, 2016
dave tomlinson replied to Frank Higgott's discussion Two stroke or four stroke?? Ahhhh
"yes its the t 38 from tauranga i bought earlier this year paid not a lot less than the 65k asking price, its a very well built cat, hopefully we will prepare to take it to fiji in the next few years, I want to build a bimini shelter over the…"
Nov 2, 2016

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I own a Wharram
What boat (s) are you building or do you own?
Wharram Tiki 26
William Atkins, Thistle, Gaff Rigged
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Pelorus Sound, New Zealand

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