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Tiki 26 GRP Historic Racer
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After 10 years of ownership, Raising the Challenge, the GRP Tiki 26 that was raced across the atlantic by Bob Beggs is for sale. During current ownership the boat has been steadily maintained - new…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Moy El-Bushra Sep 8.

Tiki 26 beam weight
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Does anyone know roughly what a Tiki 26 beam should weigh - ideally a grp front oneThank you - JohnnyContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Johnny Martin May 31.

6hp outboard

6 hp selva outboard sea bass - 3 years old, 1 owner, in warranty, starts easily and very light (23kgs) but it needs some serious flushing and possibly head off.  Its not worth me getting it done…Continue

Started Oct 10, 2019

Tiki 26 tent
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In great condition - £200 onoContinue

Tags: 26, tiki, tent

Started this discussion. Last reply by Shoestring Feb 5, 2020.

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Moy El-Bushra replied to Johnny Martin's discussion Tiki 26 GRP Historic Racer
"Sorry to have to put it like this Johnny, but I'm kind of putting you down as something of a timewaster, I'm afraid. You've clearly decided to up your price compared to your original ad on boats-from.co.uk - that's totally your…"
Sep 8
Moy El-Bushra replied to Johnny Martin's discussion Tiki 26 GRP Historic Racer
"Hey Johnny. Please feel free to call me on 07906 232477"
Sep 2
Johnny Martin replied to Johnny Martin's discussion Tiki 26 GRP Historic Racer
"sorry have been away - whats the best number to call you to make a plan?"
Sep 2
Moy El-Bushra replied to Johnny Martin's discussion Tiki 26 GRP Historic Racer
"Hmm.... Sensing a lack of commitment here Johnny....?!"
Sep 1
Moy El-Bushra replied to Johnny Martin's discussion Tiki 26 GRP Historic Racer
"I'm in the UK, by the way, & I have actually got a bit of free time to pop down & take a look - up until early next week, anyway. If that can work for you?"
Aug 26
Moy El-Bushra replied to Johnny Martin's discussion Tiki 26 GRP Historic Racer
"Thanks, Johnny. Sent you a friend request so we can communicate directly. Or just call me on 07906 232477. Cheers, Moy"
Aug 25
Johnny Martin replied to Vincent's discussion Looking for small (21 - 26') wharram in France / GB / Belux (+advice?)
"hi - did you see my advert for a tiki 26?  thank you - johnny"
Aug 25
Johnny Martin replied to Johnny Martin's discussion Tiki 26 GRP Historic Racer
"Many apologies for the delay - yes the boat is still for sale."
Aug 25
Moy El-Bushra replied to Johnny Martin's discussion Tiki 26 GRP Historic Racer
"Hello. Have you still got this? Thanks!"
Aug 17
Johnny Martin posted a discussion

Tiki 26 GRP Historic Racer

After 10 years of ownership, Raising the Challenge, the GRP Tiki 26 that was raced across the atlantic by Bob Beggs is for sale. During current ownership the boat has been steadily maintained - new mainsail, new rudders, new tillers, coppercoated, decks painted, new stainless ratchets and beams stripped out and rebuilt in grp . All work apart from coppercoat done professionally including rudders & deck by Rory McDougall.However the boat is also being sold with a second set of GRP beams that…See More
Jun 8
Johnny Martin replied to Johnny Martin's discussion Tiki 26 beam weight
"Sounds a great project! - my rear beam is aluminium pole.  so i guess lighter. "
May 31
NeilR replied to Johnny Martin's discussion Tiki 26 beam weight
"Hi Johnny, hope you don't mind me bringing this thread back alive again. I'm a little paranoid over my boats weight as I didn't build her and want to make some changes while it's here at home. It's been very well built using…"
May 31
maxim jurgens replied to Johnny Martin's discussion Tiki 26 aluminium beams
"I am quite sure the 6 " beam mentioned refers to the fwd beam . Steve's (fiberglass) versions of the T 26 had, if i am not mistaken, the same two main beams as the "normal" wood -hulled  T26's.  6"dia alu pipe…"
Nov 24, 2020
Dean Wilkerson replied to Johnny Martin's discussion Tiki 26 aluminium beams
"Of the varieties of aluminum, probably the best choice for this is 6061 T6.  It is tough and forgiving, and fairly resistant to corrosion as well as to fatigue. Personally I feel aluminum is about the worst possible choice for something of…"
Nov 7, 2020
Barefoot Boat Bums replied to Johnny Martin's discussion Tiki 26 aluminium beams
"ahh fab thank you very much for looking at up for me! Defo sold on the Aluminium idea. Just not sure if I should go for the 6" tube or I beam..."
Oct 20, 2020
Robert Hughes replied to Johnny Martin's discussion Tiki 26 aluminium beams
"According to Aluminiumwarehouse.co.uk it's an industry name for 6082 T6.  The 6082 refers to the chemical composition of the alloy, and the T6 refers to the heat treatment it is given to achieve the desired mechanical properties. …"
Oct 20, 2020

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I am:
I own a Wharram
What boat (s) are you building or do you own?
Tiki 26
Country, City, and State?
UK, Frome Somerset
About me or us?
Boat based in Topsham, near Exeter in South West
Looking to?
Open to boat share, sailing projects

Comment Wall (4 comments)

At 1:22am on September 15, 2014, Roman Tschernich said…

Hi Johnny,

Your TIKI26 is what I am looking for. Please (!) contact me as I am interested to buy and refit her. Even the trailer is interesting. Contact me by info@aurumdigger.de or by mobile phone +49-172+4071973. You can send an SMS and I will call back. C´mon, I would like to talk to you about your TIKI,

Best regards, Roman 

At 9:55am on July 22, 2015, laurent said…

Hello Johnny, I f You asked me in my few photos , what is the catamaran with trampoline in  my few photos, it is my  TIKIROA or PAHI 26 .

At 2:33am on June 28, 2019, ed osborne said…

Hi Johnny

I live just north of exeter, planning on renting a mooring lower exe estuary...

I'll try uploading a pic or 2 after a coffee!

cheers ed

At 5:36am on August 4, 2019, Sergo said…
Hi
Could you consider organizing to pack the boat in a container for me ?
I am based in Mauritius and would need to make sure it is properly secured in the container.

Thank you

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