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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 Apr 20.

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.

TIKI 26 GRP UK
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Originally Bob Beggs Atlantic Crossing boat Raising the Challenge - GRP Tiki 26 for sale.  Currently afloat in Plymouth - pictures to follow. Current owner 9 years.  Brief details:- coppercoat anti…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Johnny Martin Aug 1, 2019.

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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..."
Tuesday
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. …"
Tuesday
Barefoot Boat Bums replied to Johnny Martin's discussion Tiki 26 aluminium beams
"Ahh thanks Johnny, What does the H30 stand for? I was also wondering rather than tube if an I beam might be better? would make a nicer area to paint non slip paint on and easier to bolt through any cleats etc.."
Tuesday
Johnny Martin replied to Johnny Martin's discussion Tiki 26 aluminium beams
"but thinking of converting to cat ketch with wharamm style sails"
Sunday
Johnny Martin replied to Johnny Martin's discussion Tiki 26 aluminium beams
"Sadly sold my Tiki 26 but had always thought you could make an open box beam with aluminium angle and ply - a new product I am using is "ply" made from recycled plastic - comes in standard 8x4 sheets and 19mm or 9mm. So if you will…"
Sunday
Robert Hughes replied to Johnny Martin's discussion Tiki 26 aluminium beams
"Hi Jake, I asked Steve Turner about this years ago.  His company made the kit from which my Tiki 26 was constructed.  His answer was " 6inch diameter 10 gauge H30 aluminium " I finally decided to use carbon fibre instead, which…"
Sunday
Barefoot Boat Bums replied to Johnny Martin's discussion Tiki 26 aluminium beams
"Hi there,  i have a Tiki 26 and would love to replace beams for aluminum, how did you get on finding out specs?  Jake"
Saturday
Johnny Martin replied to Johnny Martin's discussion Tiki 26 beam weight
"Thank you - ha thats what I thought - but the grp beams are built on ply framework and that rots! good luck - ps I have a deck tent if that is of interest?"
Apr 20
Aneblanc replied to Johnny Martin's discussion Tiki 26 beam weight
"I move all my beams by myself without trouble and I am of very average strength and 60 years old. The mast beam would be a bit heavier than the front one maybe 30kg. A GRP one would probably always be heavier than a plywood one. Depending on the…"
Apr 20
Johnny Martin replied to Johnny Martin's discussion Tiki 26 beam weight
"Thank you SO much - johnny ps any idea how much a grp one would be?  I can barely lift my rear one.  It was rebuilt and I thnk pretty well filled with epoxy..."
Apr 20
Aneblanc replied to Johnny Martin's discussion Tiki 26 beam weight
"23kg exactly"
Apr 20
Johnny Martin replied to Johnny Martin's discussion Tiki 26 beam weight
"Thank you!"
Apr 19
Aneblanc replied to Johnny Martin's discussion Tiki 26 beam weight
"I can weigh one for you. A plywood front one, sorry. Remind me if I forget. Cheers"
Apr 19
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Tiki 26 beam weight

Does anyone know roughly what a Tiki 26 beam should weigh - ideally a grp front oneThank you - JohnnySee More
Apr 16
Shoestring replied to Johnny Martin's discussion Tiki 26 tent
"Hi, I'm in north Wales, send you a PM with a couple of questions. Would be great to see some photos to check the tent will fit my boat. Thanks."
Feb 5
Johnny Martin replied to Johnny Martin's discussion Tiki 26 tent
"Yes it is - can do some photos for you.  where are you based?"
Feb 5

Profile Information

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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