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Tiki 38' 'JUMPA LAGI' has been SOLD

Hi all,         We are reluctantly offering our beautiful Tiki 38 for sale. 'Jumpa Lagi' ('meet again' in Indonesian/Malaysian) built in Brunei in 2007. We bought her 3 1/2 years ago in the…Continue

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Started Dec 10, 2018

When to change Dyneema/Spectra stays?
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Hi all.How do I decide when to replace, Dyneema stays? The boat is 12years old with (I have to assume) the original rigging. I can't find anything definitive online, they're obviously vitally…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Alex parrish Sep 9, 2020.

Servicing crossbeams and boxes
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Hi all,our Tiki 38' is 11years old and she's still in great condition, but it's time to service the beams and beam boxes. One beam has cracks appearing along it's top, so I assume the top timber is…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Norm van't Hoff Nov 3, 2016.

Repairing damage to keels, how to lift a Tiki 38' above high tide?
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Hi all,My Tiki 38' recently had an excursion onto a reef after breaking her moorings while I was away. Fortunately, there's only minor damage to the bottoms of the keels, so the repairs don't look…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rogerio Martin Nov 5, 2016.

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patrick lennon replied to Norm van't Hoff's discussion 'Sprit pole' on a Wharram Tiki 38
"Yes. Not sure which design checking for availability of materials."
Jan 10
Andy Nemier replied to Norm van't Hoff's discussion 'Sprit pole' on a Wharram Tiki 38
"Great looking boat!   (I know the post was from 2015, but just had to say it. ;  )"
Dec 21, 2023
Alex parrish replied to Norm van't Hoff's discussion When to change Dyneema/Spectra stays?
"The consensus with dynema is around 10 ish years abiding to a good friend that has dyneema on his Catalina 32. Not sure where he found that info but we were having a dynema discussion because my lower bridled are dyneema. Herby over on the blog the…"
Sep 9, 2020

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I own a Wharram
What boat (s) are you building or do you own?
We own a Tiki 38'
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Sarinbuana Eco Lodge, Bali, Indonesia
About me or us?
We've bought 'Jumpa Lagi', and took her from Manila to Palau, and now, Raja Ampat in Indonesia, where we'll stay for some time. We're Aussie/Kiwi, and we love tropical Australia, so I imagine we'll cruise to Northern Australia sometime.
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Looking to join the global Wharram family ;-) Enjoy the genius design that is the Tiki 38'. Live a sustainable lifestyle while aboard. Keep refining the boat with incremental improvements along the way. Own a Pahi 63 one day...

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Spare blocks on the mainmast of my Tiki 38'

Can anyone tell me what the spare blocks on top of my Tiki 38's mainmast are for? 

Tks Norm 

Posted on January 7, 2016 at 3:33am — 2 Comments

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