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    Foamtastic Fun, Part 2

    A couple of pieces at a time, I transported the foam cut-outs to the boat and tried them out for fit and quality control (more naps). While cutting, I usually assumed that straight lines would...

    toddster 04-06-2014 10:32 PM

    Foamtastic Fun, Part 1

    This winter, it is finally time to get some cushions made for Arcturus. I got over the first hurdle back in January - ordered the foam. It came compressed in bales. The instructions said not to...

    toddster 04-06-2014 10:14 PM
    Christian Williams

    Blogging on EricsonYachts.Org--How To

    What is a blog? How do blogs differ from threads? Should I start my own blog on EricsonYachts.Org? How do I go about it?

    Several good explanations were lost in the 2013 corruption of the site....

    Christian Williams 03-28-2014 03:24 PM

    seacock replacement

    when I bought my boat I had never heard of a seacock, I didn't know what marelon was, I didn't know what a backing plate was, I didn't know what a flanged adapter was, I didn't know about tapered and...

    Shelman 03-27-2014 06:52 PM

    house battery bank

    I had been wanting more battery capacity for quite a while. one group 24 with one as a spare just wasn't enough. I thought of using the existing battery compartment for two six volt batterys, with a...

    Shelman 03-27-2014 02:02 PM
    Loren Beach

    Mast Gaiter and SS hold-down Tang

    I took some photos of our mast collar area showing the gaiter that covers the original vinyl boot, and this also shows the little SS tang behind the spar that is tied to the mast inside the cabin...

    Loren Beach 03-25-2014 12:11 AM
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  • Recent Forum Posts

    Ryan L

    PSC and Ericson

    Not mine!...

    Ryan L Today, 01:30 AM Go to last post
    Alan Gomes

    Original Bilge Hose Removal - E26

    Any pictures of these that you could share, Shelman?

    Alan Gomes Yesterday, 09:44 PM Go to last post

    thanks!! anything else?

    These are GREAT, thank you all! Good to know especially those lurking issues. Thanks for alerting me to the grid for the mast support, I know the owner

    reilly Yesterday, 08:23 PM Go to last post

    Personal minimums

    I sailed for years in the upper Chesapeake. Had an O'day 23. Not very seaworthy, but I made it do as much as it could. New sails, furling genoa, and most

    Schrewsburyduo Yesterday, 08:23 PM Go to last post

    Personal minimums

    The first thing I would do would be to research previous threads discussing E30+ sailing characteristics and techniques used by their owners--when they

    PDX Yesterday, 08:06 PM Go to last post
    Loren Beach

    Choices and options

    There are several good yards in the central part of our boating area. I have had good work done at Danish Marine and also at Schooner Creek Boat Works.

    Loren Beach Yesterday, 07:40 PM Go to last post

    PSC and Ericson

    E-mailed Mr. Brodie of PSC. I inquired about the PSC acquisition and Ericson. His response was appreciated but not encouraging. They moved all PSC

    gulfcoaster Yesterday, 07:21 PM Go to last post

    Portland Area Yards


    My daughter will be taking the San Juan 26 that was my joy for many years down to Portland this summer. they would like to leave it in

    supersailor Yesterday, 05:08 PM Go to last post
    G Kiba

    Personal minimums

    A good approach to learning how to sail and building confidence is getting to know the local long-time sailors in your area. Most sailors

    G Kiba Yesterday, 02:04 PM Go to last post