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    If you have comments or questions, we hope that you'll contact us. Thanks for visiting us at www.EricsonYachts.org!

  • Welcome to EY.o!

    Greetings -

    Welcome to www.EricsonYachts.org - now celebrating it's thirteenth year on the web as a leading source for information and community among current, past and prospective owners of Ericson Yachts!

    We're glad that you've located the site! Please create a (free) account for yourself, and then take a look at what we have to offer - then join in on conversations/discussions about the Ericson yacht line, about sailing, and about boat ownership in general.

    If there is anything I can do to assist you, please feel free to contact me at any time - I'm happy to help and would enjoy hearing from you.


    Sean Engle
    Admin/Owner, www.EricsonYachts.org
  • Recent Forum Posts


    I can't believe everyone agrees about this!

    You can't get all the scrunge out of a 34 year old steering chain. At least I couldn't. So, I just gave up after 30 minutes of soaking and scrubbing.

    footrope Today, 03:57 AM Go to last post

    E28 sail plan

    Hi there

    when I bought my E28-2 she came with two 150 deck sweeper genoas, they are huge sails. I've used the newest of the two for four

    DanielW Today, 03:12 AM Go to last post

    E27 Tiller Fork

    Hey Randy,
    so the rudder head is 1 5/16 wide.
    the whole for the bolt is 2" back from the front of the head.
    it is just 1/4 "

    aaron Today, 12:47 AM Go to last post

    Edson Wheel

    One more thought, I think most Ericsons came with an emergency tiller - do you have yours? If not, it's easy enough to get one.

    Emerald Yesterday, 09:24 PM Go to last post
    Pat O'Connell

    Edson Chain

    Respected Sailors
    Thanks for the consult, very helpful. We are all on the same page. I think chain sales are a little slow at Edson too... Nice

    Pat O'Connell Yesterday, 09:11 PM Go to last post
    Christian Williams

    inspecting a 1975 Ericson 27-2 purchase

    Hmmm. I'd take the money back if I were you. Boats are a lot of hands-on work--even brand new boats.

    Regarding the bottom, put on a mask

    Christian Williams Yesterday, 08:53 PM Go to last post


    Thanks for the varied advice. I'm conflicted. I can get my $745 back but I do like the boat. Installing life-lines is really a big project though.

    df1995 Yesterday, 08:23 PM Go to last post
    Rick R.

    Edson Wheel

    Sounds like business is slow at Edson......lol!

    Agree with Mark.

    I ride lots of miles on my road bike and motorcycles. When

    Rick R. Yesterday, 08:07 PM Go to last post

    "Chain, chain, chain. Chain of fools"

    As an avid cyclist who rides thousands of miles year, I have a lot of experience with chains. I've NEVER had one break. After a few thousand miles,

    markvone Yesterday, 08:06 PM Go to last post