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Since our Ericson 25CB was stored on a lift throughout its life, it never had an electric bilge pump. Just the manual one that we rebuilt in a previous blog. For peace of mind, and racing equipment...
One of my winter projects was to replace the 7 below waterline thru hulls with new seacocks. Four of the original thru hulls were leaking through the old wooden backing blocks that had become water...
When we bought the boat it was pretty dry inside, just a little bit of water in the bilge. And when we left her on the hard, we felt good about her being level, and closed up pretty tight. I...
Since doing the install of the fuel tank we remained concerned that there was not enough ventilation. If you go back and read that blog, you will see that we took pains to calculate the amount of...
It's been a long time since my last post. The winter of 2016/17 was not a good one for me, and the work on my beloved Ericson 25CB came to a grinding halt. Around Thanksgiving I came down with...
I managed to get to work on the boat yesterday after contending with freezing weather last weekend and a blizzard earlier this week. I'm on the final stages of the rewiring project. I've replaced all...
I spread the epoxy out in a paint roller tray and then don't have to worry about pot life. And I use slow hardener unless its the middle of winter. I
Leaving Monterey where we have been stuck waiting on weather for the last two weeks and sailing directly to the Marquesas.
There is hardly
This is not a typical "picture of my boat."
I dock in Cleveland but I keep my boat in Vermilion, Ohio. The Vermilion company knows sailboats
If you're willing I'd be stoked to hear what you think after you try it, especially given your sailing experience!
Had a small leak that I swore was coming from the anchor locker. Turned out to be water running through the hole where the bow light
Ryan, thanks for the response. Great info and very detailed. Our boat heaves to very well with a backed job but like you said, it increases chafe and
Yes, that's what I have also found. Just trying to avoid fillin' n' drillin'.
By reply #11 this thread was getting seriously into the "clip and save" realm, IMHO.
So, I sent a link to a friend
Good luck on your trip. What route are you taking?