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    Connections and catharsis

    I'm an idiot.

    Let's just get that out of the way from the start.

    I used to think I was fairly bright. Recent evidence to the contrary makes it fairly hard to cling to that belief.

    Case in...

    bgary 06-17-2016 09:02 AM
    Christian Williams

    Bilge Pump Systems and Considerations

    What are bilge pumps for?

    I admit that for the first half of my life I figured they were there to keep the boat from sinking. But of course, they won't. Not even the manual Whale diaphragm that...

    Christian Williams 06-15-2016 10:06 PM

    Exhaust system photos, part 2

    This photo is a little harder to understand, so I'll explain. First, it should be rotated to the right 90 degrees, but I couldn't get that to happen. The left side of the picture should be up. ...

    Leander 06-14-2016 05:50 PM

    Exhaust system, descriptive photos

    This is the start of the exhaust system. This is a photo into the engine compartment, which is mounted center cabin in my boat, under a settee, just port of midline. I am looking astern and...

    Leander 06-14-2016 05:28 PM

    Schematic comment

    In the diagram, "R.E.H." means "reinforced 1.5" exhaust hose, black"

    Leander 06-14-2016 04:49 PM

    Exhaust system schematic and photos

    This is a schematic image of my exhaust system. I have an Ericson 35-2, hull#228 from 1972. Original engine was Atomic 4, with center cabin installation. About 2006, prior owner put in Universal...

    Leander 06-14-2016 04:47 PM
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  • Recent Forum Posts


    Safe and sound!

    I have it at home, when I replace the bulkhead it goes right back where it was. That's where it started and that's where it stays!

    bayhoss Today, 03:31 PM Go to last post
    Christian Williams

    Terra Nova

    Congrats on the save. Time for a second look at my sink drain.

    Christian Williams Today, 02:18 PM Go to last post

    i was wondering...

    what happened to that dime!

    EGregerson Today, 11:25 AM Go to last post


    Looks great. what marina is she at?

    EGregerson Today, 11:16 AM Go to last post


    So glad you got there in time!


    bgary Today, 09:50 AM Go to last post
    Loren Beach

    "One if by Land, nothing if by Sea"

    Our boat projects, particularly some needed safety and other upgrades, are not getting completed soon enough for a an offshore trip up the coast this

    Loren Beach Today, 09:07 AM Go to last post
    Loren Beach


    Much to talk about off-list. I will be in touch.

    Saving the expensive engine was a darned good move.
    That sink drain seacock is about

    Loren Beach Today, 08:54 AM Go to last post
    Frank Langer

    Terra Nova

    Glad you were able to respond quickly and rescue her. She's much too lovely a boat to lose!
    Good luck getting everything dried out and back to

    Frank Langer Today, 08:33 AM Go to last post

    Terra Nova

    Well Guys, I almost lost Terra Nova Thursday. I got a call from the Harbormaster at about 4 pm that she was taking on water fast. By the time I reached

    supersailor Today, 08:27 AM Go to last post