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I used a golf umbrella for some time to provide some shelter to the inner hull when not sailing and to reduce condensation at night.  After seeing the quality and strength of the umbrellas for the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by paul anderson Aug 8, 2016.

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I had a packet of mixed veneers bought in Tasmania and finally found a use on an improved fold away chart table.  Several YouTube veneering/marquetry videos later and here is the result.  There is a…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert Hughes Aug 9, 2016.

How To Protect Oak Tillers?
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My tiller arms are made of oak.  Initially they were coated in a two pack Epifanes varnish which lasted 10 years on the Douglas Fir tiller bar and gaff but not very long on the oak, probably because…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jerry S Feb 20, 2016.

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When making my tiller arms I screwed through each spacer block and bound them with glass mat.  It has lasted a good while and I beefed up the two either side of where they sit on the actual rudder;…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Budget Boater Feb 1, 2016.

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I am:
A home builder, I own a Wharram
What boat (s) are you building or do you own?
I own a Tiki 26 "Lookfar"
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Commenced building in 1999 and launched in 2002. Conducted a fairly major refit over the winter of 2013-14 and another in 2019-20. I have just sailed Lookfar back from the Netherlands across the North Sea and up the East Coast and then through the Caledonian Canal. I continue the voyage in a few weeks hopefully finishing in North Wales later this summer after the Clyde and Northern Ireland.

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