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Electric propulsion

This has been discussed on several other forums. We are interested in electric propulsion for our Tiki 46 and have been in touch with sever…

Started by Bob Bois

44 Feb 16, 2023
Reply by Jozef De Roos

Lost Outboard Engines... on a Tiki 38 or similar designs

I was asked from a friend what's about the risk of losing the outboard engines ...Are there any experiences with lost outboatsengines?

Started by Johannes Trbola

1 Jan 13, 2023
Reply by Ganz Daniel

Electric Start on Small Outboards

This post concerns installing electric start on my 2016 Yamaha 8hp 2 stroke outboard. Due to recurring tendonitis I'm always looking for w…

Started by NeilR

0 Aug 20, 2022

All Electric

    We are approaching the point where going all electric will make sense..........at least for a "voyager".    The cost in inconvenience o…

Started by Dean Wilkerson

0 Feb 10, 2022

Tiki 38 Outboard tilt

Hi all, i have only recently purchased my boat and was wondering how many people tilt their Yamaha 9.9s, i find it difficult and wondering…

Started by Guy Ellery

2 Sep 28, 2021
Reply by Guy Ellery

Anybody used a Suzuki Outboard?

We are thinking of replacing our Yamaha 9.9s with Suzuki 20s as the Suzuki has fuel injection rather than a carburetor.  We know people who…

Started by Robert Sheridan

5 Mar 9, 2021
Reply by Robert Sheridan

Engines and Propellers

Hello guysI just bought two second-hand engines and I´ve got a question, the propellers spin to the same side?

Started by Giovani Frisene

5 Sep 17, 2019
Reply by Graeme

Maximum engine power for Tiki31

I just launched my Tiki 31 Maija-Liisa, and on the first sail I was met by a policeman on a water scooter.  He congratulated me for the big…

Started by Olli Väänänen

5 Aug 11, 2019
Reply by Ian R

what motor for a tiki 30 ?

Hi, I copied the engine box as boatsmith build his ( http://tiki30.blogspot.nl/) (http://tiki30.blogspot.nl/2010/10/new-engine-box-and-yama

Started by Bart

8 Jun 21, 2018
Reply by Bart

Tiki 38 engine (question)

Hi, We are building a Tiki 38 and are thinking of usin g 2 small inboard diesel engines (12HP each) with a slanted long shaft that (not Z d…

Started by Ygal Golan

5 Apr 28, 2018
Reply by Maxim Jurgens


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