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Electrical System

My Tangaroa MKIV is without any sort of functional electrical system and, now that we are in the depths of winter and there is no sailing t…

Started by Brian Gartland

11 May 15, 2012
Reply by andy solywoda

Electronic Navigation

Hi Everyone,   I have been looking at added a multifunction chartplotter to my tiki 46 but have come across iNavX for the Ipad. It seems th…

Started by Marty Peters

31 May 14, 2012
Reply by Capgeraldo

Battery Connections

This appears the be the very best way to connect to your batteries and it is good news that you can save money and do it yoursleves easily.…

Started by Ann and Neville Clement

7 Dec 19, 2011
Reply by Ann and Neville Clement

Electric system - grounding

Grounding usually works through the inboard engine and the shaft, if I understand correctly. How would you solve the grounding on a T38? A…

Started by Jacques

13 Jun 29, 2011
Reply by andy solywoda

pointers to source for solar panels

seeking pointers to sources for marine surface mountable solar panels. Thanks. Going to swap the torqueedo 2 from the umiak over to the tik…

Started by clif high

0 Jun 6, 2011

AGM or Standard Battery?

We think we are going to have to buy new batteries and have been researching what to get.  The problem we have is that the batteries are un…

Started by Robert Sheridan

11 Mar 10, 2011
Reply by Hans Hammig

Bravo for the things that work well

Time to stop complaining and applaud the things that work well. Bravo for the Wharram string hinges which can be found all over our boat a…

Started by Ann and Neville Clement

9 Mar 5, 2011
Reply by Hans Hammig

Visibility to commercial shipping

As we sail in the English Channel we are quite keen on making ourselves visible to commercial shipping!!! Passive radar reflectors do not s…

Started by Robert Sheridan

7 Sep 16, 2010
Reply by Carl

wind generator blade danger

We installed the Air X Marine wind generator on our Tiki 46 seven years ago and it has been the main source of electric power on Peace IV e…

Started by Ann and Neville Clement

10 Feb 26, 2010
Reply by Jeff Kittle

Things that did not work - a listing of products that were disappointing

Let's not all make the same mistakes. If something does not work, let's share that so others can be spared the disappointment. We had a rig…

Started by Ann and Neville Clement

13 Jul 4, 2009
Reply by Polinesio - Tarcisio Silva

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