Biplane keel stepped masts on Tiki 38

by Tom Vogt
(ft mill sc)

We are building a Wharram Tiki 38 and really like the idea of a junk rig.

We saw pics of same vessel 'Aorai' with a Biplane keel stepped junk rig and the owners loved the freeing up of deck space, as we also like this idea.

Now, I am having a problem trying get exact feed back on how to accomplish this correctly.

Any help would be appreciated.

Thank you

Tom Vogt

Comments for Biplane keel stepped masts on Tiki 38

Click here to add your own comments

Junk Rig Resources
by: Brett

I'm not sure how old this thread is, but I thought I'd share that, as of Feb. 2016, we are in the process of re-rigging our Pahi 42 with a side-by-side junk rig for ease and safety of short-handed, off-shore sailing, and for the enormous amount of space on deck that will be freed up.

Our main technical resources have been the "Practical Junk Rig" book by Hasler and McLeod and the Junk Rig Association website (junkrigassociation.org)

Good luck on your build.

Best,
Brett
Pahi 42 - Kaimalolo

Twin Masts
by: Anonymous

I suspect that he has simply treated each mast as if it was an unstayed mast on a mono hull.


Bertrand Fercot
by: Mike



Hi Tom,

I took the above photo of Bertrand Fercot’s "Pha" at the start of the Jester Challenge several years ago.

I was going to point you at his profile on the Wharram builder’s site but I see you have beaten me to it.

But I’ll add the links just in case anyone else is interested.

http://wharrambuilders.ning.com/profile/BertrandFERCOT

pdf

pdf

Unfortunately there isn’t much info on the actual build.

Have you tried contacting him through the junk rig forum on yahoo?

And some photos from robhosailor here.


Mike



Click here to add your own comments

Return to Your Comments.

Want to add more photos?

If you are having problems uploading Photos or would like to add more click on this link for the Upload Form.

You can upload as many as you like and there is no need to resize them.

You might like these

  • Boats and Bits, Free Advertising.

    The Boats and Bits Exchange is a FREE advertising space for anyone wishing to sell, buy or exchange Wooden Boats, Boat Bits or other items of Chandlery.

  • Project Boats by Proud Wooden Boat Lovers.

    A showcase for Wooden Project Boats that enthusiasts are working on building and restoring.

  • Readers Tips for Your Wood Boat.

    Readers Tips advice on how to maintain and improve your Wooden Boat and save time and money

  • Wooden Boat Women

    Wooden Boat Women, come on girls, you can do it just as well as the guys, show off your skills, your boats and encourage other environmentally friendly female boat builders.

Recent Articles

  1. We absolutely need this brand-new 1930s wooden speedboat from Fitzke Boatworks

    Sep 17, 19 03:32 AM

    This mahogany and oak wonder looks like it came straight out of the 1930s, but it was built in 2019. Fitzke Boatworks


    The boat is called Bugbite, is based on plans from a 1930s boating magazine and is staggeringly pretty.

    Read more by Kyle Hyatt at Cnet.com

    Read More

  2. SMALL BOATS, BIG DREAMS

    Sep 17, 19 03:32 AM

    Reedville hosts the best little boat show in September. Photos by Eric Eichenmuller


    Reedville hosts the best little boat show in September.

    Read more by Ann Eichenmuller at Chesapeake Bay Magazine

    Read More

  3. Margin/Cover Boards, How to, Tips, Please.

    Sep 16, 19 04:28 AM

    Hi there, I am about to work on my Margin boards on my 12'runabout. I am wondering what the best way to scribe the shape is? And what's the best/easiest

    Read More