• Recent Blog Posts

    Christian Williams

    Thelonious II -- Interior Lights and Lamps

    A 38-foot Ericson probably has eight dome lights, four reading lights, a chart light and maybe some kerosene lamps. I believe in old gear and always resist tossing it on the rubbish heap. It saves...

    Christian Williams Yesterday 01:12 PM

    100% Exterior Balsa Core Repair: Completed Cost

    [COLOR=#3E3E3E]The last of the balsa core is sealed up under a nice layer of fiberglass! Yeah!!!!!! I have enjoyed the journey and the lessons learned very much, but I freely admit I am ready to move...

    olsenjohn 04-22-2016 03:08 PM

    Balsa Core Repair: Mast Base / Cabin Top - Part 2

    We left off last time with the balsa core on top of the cabin around the base of the mast and forward hatch installed and epoxied in place. For this blog we put down an initial fiberglass layer of...

    olsenjohn 04-22-2016 03:07 PM

    shaft strut zink

    Here is a few pictures of the strut all finished up with the new cutlass bearing, the two different primer layers, 1st: Dimetcote 302H to provide good adhesion and 2nd: Amercoat 235 for a firm...

    Shelman 04-20-2016 01:45 PM

    Shaft Strut De-Zinkification

    Neither the factory or single previous owner ever installed a sacrificial anode on the prop shaft strut. I always wondered if it really needed one because it is not in contact with any dissimilar ...

    Shelman 04-13-2016 11:22 AM

    Interior lighting

    Once again I am upgrading the lighting aboard my E-26. The lights are available through marinebeam.com and are a nice upgrade over the original. I made the blocks from teak myself to fit the new...

    Shelman 04-04-2016 03:56 PM
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  • Recent Forum Posts


    Boat selling advice needed.

    I agree that the many features your boat has belong on the back of the flyer, and the benefits to the buyer belong on the front.


    tenders Today, 12:31 AM Go to last post
    Rick R.



    Sales is easy if you start with the end in mind.
    I) Know what you you want and what you will settle for
    2) Don't be in

    Rick R. Yesterday, 09:36 PM Go to last post
    Christian Williams

    Bilge pump upgrades

    Anybody find the vented loop in an '80s E38 bilge system?

    I have a setup similar to the original post here. Yet the Ericson plumbing diagram

    Christian Williams Yesterday, 09:22 PM Go to last post

    E38-200 extended cruising

    I know I'm a bit late jumping into this thread, but I have a few thoughts. I think the E38-200 with proper upgrades & preparations would be great

    Joliba Yesterday, 08:59 PM Go to last post

    Oil Pressure switch

    Mike, does your 30+ have an oil pressure guage? If it is working properly, I would check the connections to the alarm/buzzer unit.
    Harold, Mischief

    hodo Yesterday, 07:51 PM Go to last post
    Alan Gomes

    Boat selling advice needed.

    The listing for $22,750 is delusional....

    Alan Gomes Yesterday, 12:39 PM Go to last post
    Pat O'Connell

    Boat Scheme

    Hi Respected Sailors
    Boat spend 8 months in backyard in Amherst NH, 4 Months on mooring in Little Harbor (Portsmouth NH.) Mooring spot is leased

    Pat O'Connell Yesterday, 11:56 AM Go to last post
    Christian Williams

    Boat selling advice needed.

    Oh, and be sure to put a For Sale sign on the boat with a phone number big enough to see (without having a key to the gate).

    One MDR broker

    Christian Williams Yesterday, 11:50 AM Go to last post
    Jeff Asbury

    Boat selling advice needed.

    Thanks for your $.02. All very good suggestions! There really are not that many flyers out there. Four at neighboring Marinas and a couple at two local

    Jeff Asbury Yesterday, 11:41 AM Go to last post