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Jeckells the Sailmakers | Site down

Hi all, I wanted to go to the website of http://www.jeckells.co.uk/ the sailmaker of Wharram Catamarans. Had sent an email in December and…

Started by Oliver Knittel

2 Jan 21
Reply by Oliver Knittel


Hello all,I have exactly this rig design of Amate a Pahi 42, but since I bought the boat used and the seller was unfortunately not an hones…

Started by Oliver Knittel

0 Jan 18

Vertical Gin Pole For Mast Stepping

I recently came across this interesting method of raising and lowering a mast short/single handed and thought I might share with the forum.…

Started by NeilR

0 Jan 11

Stay Tension

It's time to eat a bit of crow!!! After buying Pai Nai, formerly Pumpkin, I decided I was not comfortable with the rigging of the previous…

Started by Chip Rothenberger

8 Dec 11, 2022
Reply by patrick lennon

Autumn Black Sea sailing, and why I don't like Bermudas.....

I'm Just not racing..... Keep Shunting, Balkan Shipyards https://youtu.be/5vVy_q6QngE

Started by rael dobkins

0 Nov 19, 2022

Using dyneema for rigging - warning

We had a go with a dyneema bridle for our Tiki 30 at the suggestion of the rigger as it is hard to make up hard eyes on 6mm wire. The dynee…

Started by Robert Sheridan

68 Aug 10, 2022
Reply by Ian R

tiki 26 mastfoot

Hi - am planning revising my mastfoot system which just doesnt look right - any suggestions for what should go on bottom of mast and whatt…

Started by Johnny Martin

14 Jul 31, 2022
Reply by ed osborne


Feel the need of bigger sail, than original staysail. Idea to add a genoa with 24m2 and option of a gennaker with 56m2. To add this need to…

Started by Michael

0 May 17, 2022

Double forestay: cutter, solent or side by side?

I sail with my dad on his Tiki 31 with the Wharram wingsail schooner rig (headsail, mainsail, mizzen). When I was a kid, he had a small cat…

Started by Panu Väänänen

4 May 6, 2022
Reply by Finn

Boom on a Tiki 31 wingsail

In Tiki 31 there are booms on the mainsail and the mizzen sail (Wharram wingsail). Have you folks had problems with headsail sheets getting…

Started by Panu Väänänen

9 Feb 28, 2022
Reply by Ian R


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