Wharram Builders and Friends

A Photo & Discussion Forum for Wharram Design Enthusiasts

what is the best method to put the mast up

The foremast of my tiki 38 was put down for repairs on the mastcase. I will have to put it up again, the boat being on the water. Can anyone share experience on how this is best done? Thanks!

Views: 58

Comment by marc on May 31, 2009 at 8:33am
hi Patrick,
IMHO, go to the nearest decent marina and use the crane for that. You will forget the cost of the operation by the lack of stress for you and your mastcase especially when windy.
Comment by boatsmith on May 31, 2009 at 12:00pm
I concur. $110 to havr crane set my mast in West Palm Beach. David
Comment by Ann and Neville Clement on May 31, 2009 at 12:33pm
Exactly right. Ann and Nev
Comment by hans boortman on June 7, 2009 at 8:14am
Yes, a crane makes that a easy operation without the stress,watch the crane operator,though, make sure he does not fall asleep,like my operator did.! Hans.

Comment

You need to be a member of Wharram Builders and Friends to add comments!

Join Wharram Builders and Friends

© 2021   Created by Budget Boater.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service