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    Alameda to San Pedro,CA on an E35-II - Part IV

    Protecting electrical wiring on panel

    The wires on my electrical panel mounted on the starboard bulkhead aft of the galley are totally exposed, but hard to reach on...

    ignacio 06-29-2015 07:45 PM

    Alameda to San Pedro,CA on an E35-II - Part III


    I admit it. I hate my manual windlass. Its slow and sucked a$$ using it in the early morning hours. I failed to see the benefit, since I know Id work only a little...

    ignacio 06-29-2015 07:38 PM

    Alameda to San Pedro,CA on an E35-II - Part II


    There were several improvements here. I replaced all head hoses, added a manual pump, and a Y valve to empty the holding tank while underway. Life aboard was markedly...

    ignacio 06-29-2015 07:23 PM

    Alameda to San Pedro,CA on an E35-II - Part I

    In late April, I cruised from Alameda in the San Francisco Bay to San Pedro in Southern California: A distance of approximately 480 nautical miles. It is the first long distance cruise aboard my...

    ignacio 06-29-2015 05:39 PM
    Loren Beach

    Seat Hatch, Finished Photos

    These show the even (!) alignment on all sides and the improved view of the engine instruments.
    Also some views of the new continuous ss hinge.


    Loren Beach 06-19-2015 01:09 PM
    Loren Beach

    Upgrading the misaligned seat hatch ("before" pix)

    After a couple of decades of minor albeit constant irritation at the poor fit of the only (!) evidence we've found of poor mold tooling anywhere on our boat, I decided to fix/upgrade the port side...

    Loren Beach 06-19-2015 12:39 PM
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    72 E-27 outboard model transom flexing issue

    Loren, thanks for the link. Doug you did an impressive amount of work on your boat and I really appreciate you documenting it so well. From your pics

    jgkelly Today, 01:41 AM Go to last post

    Follow up questions

    1. Am I to understand that you do not have the sensors for the oil and temp installed in the engine?

    2. You said the meter reads 1. Usually

    fullandby Today, 12:29 AM Go to last post
    Glyn Judson

    Goin' to the Isthmus too.

    Well Matt and all, I'll see you one and raise you one as well, Marilyn and I with the dogs will be in the Isthmus on Juliet 8 from July 20 to 24, so if

    Glyn Judson Yesterday, 10:50 PM Go to last post

    Battery short

    Thanks for your reply, yeah its weird coz these panels come already wired up. It's not like I can mis-wire the panel as its all just plugs which can only

    sjconnor Yesterday, 10:48 PM Go to last post

    Battery short

    Hi Loren,

    Thanks that definitely reinforces what I found that when I disconnected the the two new instruments from the old sensors the

    sjconnor Yesterday, 10:40 PM Go to last post

    E27 Battery charger location?

    I ended up mounting it just at the entrance to the quarter berth. It's out of the way but still very accessible and no problems with ventilation.

    Haiku Yesterday, 10:02 PM Go to last post
    Keith Parcells

    Show us your recent Ericson photos

    Those are nice shots. You should probably go back and get her! JK

    Keith Parcells Yesterday, 09:45 PM Go to last post


    With a 150 ohms in resistance you will be drawing 86 milliamps. That is nearly a tenth of an amp. I don't know anything about this panel, but, as it should

    fullandby Yesterday, 07:52 PM Go to last post

    Two Harbors July 9 - 12

    Hello all So Cal Vikings,

    My wife and I will be in Isthmus Cove, Bravo 2 July 9th - 12th. Please stop by and say hello if you are at the

    MMLOGAN Yesterday, 07:27 PM Go to last post