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Height of the waterline - Tiki 38ft

Dear All, My transformation of the TIki 38 is coming along nicely. Though I now need to understand how to calcualte the height of the waterline (antifoul) with the weight added to the boat. My Tiki…Continue

Started Oct 19

Adding skin fitting to 38ft Tiki
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Ki Ora all,I have a 38ft Tiki which was half finished by the previous owner. I need to install skin fitting for the heads and fresh water sump. The head out will be down water of any intake ; ) I was…Continue

Tags: fiitings., skin, 38, tiki

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert Hughes Aug 19.

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Height of the waterline - Tiki 38ft

Dear All, My transformation of the TIki 38 is coming along nicely. Though I now need to understand how to calcualte the height of the waterline (antifoul) with the weight added to the boat. My Tiki 38 is being converted into a tiki bar (with tiki roof) and sailed with a kite when need be and the towed behind my converted fishing trawler. Look forward to hearing your thoughts. vbw, JustinSee More
Oct 19
Robert Hughes replied to Justin Langford's discussion Adding skin fitting to 38ft Tiki
"Blakes are good, just ensure they are well greased, and move them regularly.  Whether or not to have a black water tank depends largely on where you will be sailing.  If you'll be in confined waters then you probably do need…"
Aug 19
maxim jurgens replied to Justin Langford's discussion Adding skin fitting to 38ft Tiki
"Freshwater tanks should be placed under the bunks in the main cabins. The space,in liters, undert the floor is more then you might think.Measure,do your maths and let us know the results. If your tanks need to be larger then the volume under the…"
Aug 18
Justin Langford replied to Justin Langford's discussion Adding skin fitting to 38ft Tiki
"Hi Robert,  Thank you for your reply, all notes taken. The thing I cant get around is the placement of the fresh water tanks and if I should install a black tank? As you know there isnt much space beneath the floor. Where would you suggest…"
Aug 18
Robert Hughes replied to Justin Langford's discussion Adding skin fitting to 38ft Tiki
"Make sure the stopcocks protecting any openings below the waterline are of material that's not going to degrade.  I once accidentally fitted an ordinary brass one, thinking it was bronze.  A couple of years later it broke off in my…"
Aug 8
maxim jurgens replied to Justin Langford's discussion Adding skin fitting to 38ft Tiki
"above the waterline.only water intakes should be under the waterline. near the ttoilet to keep the hose run short . thru hull at an easily accessible location as you will need to remove the hose from time to time to remove the inevitable calcium…"
Aug 7
Justin Langford posted a discussion

Adding skin fitting to 38ft Tiki

Ki Ora all,I have a 38ft Tiki which was half finished by the previous owner. I need to install skin fitting for the heads and fresh water sump. The head out will be down water of any intake ; ) I was wondering if anyone had any advise on positioning or tips? Thank you, See More
Aug 6
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I am:
I own a Wharram
What boat (s) are you building or do you own?
I've just brought what looks like a Tiki 38, though not exactly sure. as its 40ft with 4 beams.
Country, City, and State?
Poole, Dorseet, UK
About me or us?
Hi,
Im a Kiwi man, failing from the alpine area of NZ. I converted an 1972 lobster boat a few years back, now at the beginning stages of converting the Wharram.
Looking to?
The boat is rather bare and need complete refitting. I need advice for the best placement of needed hardware and systems. including placement of tanks, battery systems, pumps etc.

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