• Recent Blog Posts

    Christian Williams

    Ericson 38 DC Panel Revision

    This project started with a sigh. The little I know about yacht distribution panels is more than I wish I knew, and a glance suggested hours of tedium ahead. The panel was crammed, every wire hard...

    Christian Williams 09-24-2016 12:42 PM
    Shelman

    Ev-100 Autopliot On E-26 First Sail

    Well I finally got to go sailing yesterday afternoon with the new EV-100 (Raymarine tiller autopilot) and compare it to the TP-22 (Simrad tiller pilot) and man what a difference there is between ...

    Shelman 09-20-2016 10:23 AM
    Shelman

    Raymarine Evo-100 Instalation on E-26

    My Simrad TP-22 steers the boat alright under most circumstances, but it struggles in a following or quartering sea, and doesn't react fast enough to keep the boat on course in those conditions. I am...

    Shelman 09-18-2016 07:59 PM
    Shelman

    Solar Panels Without The Ugly

    As my future plans include some time away from the dock I had to chose between solar, wind, or additional alternator power.
    Solar won out fairly quickly as the best option, but I didn't want to...

    Shelman 09-17-2016 01:10 PM
    SpicePacket

    New To Us Ericson 36 Cruising!

    She is moored for now in Tomahawk Bay Marina in Portland OR. We would love to meet a sistership!

    SpicePacket 09-17-2016 10:10 AM
    toddster

    Bow Wow Wow Wow

    This project is turning into kind of a dog. I finally starting tackling the deck hardware - starting at the pointy end. Not one bit of this stuff was ever potted properly or ever had any kind of...

    toddster 08-31-2016 08:33 PM
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  • Recent Forum Posts

    Christian Williams

    Electrical system upgrade

    Yes, please tell us more about that big project...which probably took a long time, but...six years?

    Christian Williams Today, 03:44 PM Go to last post
    Frank Langer

    Electrical system upgrade

    Congratulations on completing this big job! Can you post some pics and describe some of the really good things you did, and what you learned to do differently

    Frank Langer Today, 03:24 PM Go to last post
    erikwfab

    Electrical system upgrade

    Got her done, complete new electrical system using Blue Sea panel and components!

    erikwfab Today, 02:59 PM Go to last post
    Pat O'Connell

    Tolleys Crack Cure

    Hi Frank I sure agree on Tolleys Crack Cure. Use a little every year. Chips takes a 50 mile trailer ride every year for launch and haul. The launch

    Pat O'Connell Today, 01:59 PM Go to last post
    Pat O'Connell

    Headliner Leak

    Hi Frank That is exactly what I was asking for. Those vinyl liners were very good engineering presuming the owner unzips and lubes them every several

    Pat O'Connell Today, 01:55 PM Go to last post
    Frank Langer

    removing headliner

    Hi Pat,

    That was quite easy. Our traveller on the E30+ is mounted on two moulded/raised areas on the cabin roof with three bolts. From

    Frank Langer Today, 01:45 PM Go to last post
    Pat O'Connell

    Headliner Leak

    Hi Frank
    Good post. How did you confirm the traveler leak? And (of course) how did you seal it? I have leaks that occur from time to time and

    Pat O'Connell Today, 01:21 PM Go to last post
    Frank Langer

    removing headliner

    Two areas where I have found leaks:
    The traveller mount in front of the dodger with water coming inside the headliner, then between the teak veneer

    Frank Langer Today, 12:24 PM Go to last post
    seizethebay

    found on eBay

    thanks. found them on eBay....

    seizethebay Today, 12:18 PM Go to last post