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Carbon fibre masts
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Hi allThis is my first post on this site despite the fact I have been building my Tiki 38 for the last three years, but felt I had nothing to add until now. I am now at the stage were I need to sort…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by chris.t.schupp Jan 5.

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chris.t.schupp replied to Ifor Davies's discussion Carbon fibre masts
"My tiki 30 had keel stepped freestanding carbon fiber, wood composite mast. They were constructed by laminating strips of fur to a pvc core that had wood plugs in it at the pipe joints. Then wrapped up with carbon. They are really stiff and nearly…"
Jan 5
Morgan B Welch replied to Ifor Davies's discussion Carbon fibre masts
"Just added several photos of the carbon tow reinforced mast. Not sure how to add them to the thread, but check out the photos on my profile.."
Dec 30, 2019
Morgan B Welch replied to Ifor Davies's discussion Carbon fibre masts
"Rob Denny seems to be the new "authority" on carbon fiber masts, especially freestanding ones. Here is a link showing a low cost way he developed to utilize the low cost carbon…"
Dec 21, 2019
agur paesüld replied to Ifor Davies's discussion Carbon fibre masts
"lighter mast would be easier to rise... but as Wharrams are cruisers in their core not racers, it would not make so great difference in performance by having lighter mast, is suppose. Im pretty sure that using some modern aluminum cat rig, with…"
Dec 20, 2019
Andrés replied to Ifor Davies's discussion Carbon fibre masts
"The T30 Mahiya has a carbon fiber mast. See http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZCMR0ojWa-E"
Dec 13, 2019
Axel replied to Ifor Davies's discussion Carbon fibre masts
"If you really want to save weight on the T38, perhaps look at alternatives for the beams... Those things are heavy! You'll save many multiples of the mast weight by going to CF there. There was a member here who had some made for a smaller…"
Dec 13, 2019
Dave replied to Ifor Davies's discussion Carbon fibre masts
"Thinking of replacing my wooden mast with carbon fibre or aluminium to keep the weight down.  Has anyone used a carbon mast and any idea of the weight?"
Dec 13, 2019

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