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 Post subject: Hobie Tiger Line Lengths
PostPosted: Tue May 31, 2011 11:18 pm 
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Joined: Sat Aug 09, 2008 11:55 pm
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Location: Scottsdale AZ
Need some help. I just purchased a 2003 tiger and am getting ready to rig it for the first time. None of my line colors match what's in the manual. Does anyone know where I can find the line sizes and lengths for what location so I can match them up with what I have. I believe I've got extra line but that's just made it more difficult figuring out what goes where. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks

2003 Tiger

PostPosted: Wed Jun 01, 2011 9:47 am 
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Joined: Thu Jan 08, 2009 5:48 pm
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Location: Boston Ma / Newport RI
Congrats on the new (to you) boat. The Tiger is a blast, I love sailing it.

I will tell you, there isnt much info out there about the line length. I've tried to decipher the part numbers and see if there's a size and length hidden in there, but not much makes sense. I just usually measure the boat itself , then buy a few extra few feet and trim it as needed. I also find that I buy line too big, buy the smallest size that will still work with your cleats and Vee blocks.

Good luck!

Blair T

I love these calm moments before the storm, it reminds me of Beethoven...

'02 Hobie Tiger USA 1152

PostPosted: Wed Jun 01, 2011 5:41 pm 
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Joined: Mon Jul 14, 2003 7:11 pm
Posts: 5120
Location: Detroit, MI
I measured a few lines before I sold my Tiger:

Downhaul - 31.5' 1/4" (not sure if this was the original or the 16:1 cascade)
Jib Sheet - 30'-38' 5/16" (length is personal preference)
Spin Sheet - 58' 3/8"
Main Sheet (8:1) 40.5' 3/8"
Tack Line (separate) 15' 1/4"

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