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    Loren Beach

    2015 Haul Out

    Finally, back in the slip yesterday evening. It's been over two weeks in the yard. After three years it seemed like a good time to renew the bottom paint and do some other work. The yard was Danish...

    Loren Beach 05-16-2015 10:42 AM

    Spring Cleaning Through Sailing.

    An unseasonably warm spring day. The sun is shining, a gentle breeze is blowing...
    Obviously a day to get busy cleaning the house and cleaning out the garage, and tidying up the garden. Or... go...

    toddster 05-10-2015 10:16 PM
    Christian Williams

    Ericson 32-3 Aluminum Rub Rail Replacement

    Forum thread searches for "aluminum rub rail" go back many years and tell the story of Ericson as a yacht manufacturing company just out of business, then picked up by Pacific Seacraft, then with...

    Christian Williams 05-09-2015 07:29 PM

    Discovery Year 2 - New engine

    It's May 4, 2015 and Discovery has a new Nanni 21 HP 3 stroke engine and new diesel fuel tank and lines.

    I'm excited to get back on the Chesapeake Bay, Maryland and sea test her.

    Any fellow...

    mjsouleman 05-04-2015 07:24 PM

    Vulcan Anchor

    I'm trying something a little different to keep my new anchor securely in place on the bow. The unique sloping shape of the curved shank on the vulcan along with the weighted tip makes for some nice...

    Shelman 05-04-2015 01:06 AM

    Weekend Port Townsend Trip

    We took a three-day weekend a few weeks ago and headed from Bainbridge Island to Port Townsend, WA (about 40 NM each way). The weather couldn’t have been better (except for the 20 knot wind on the...

    mkollerjr 04-29-2015 07:01 PM
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  • Recent Forum Posts


    Boston Whaler Squall

    We took the Boston Whaler Squall out last weekend and towed it behind the boat. It tracked great with the large skeg in the back, and the large mooring

    Macgyro Yesterday, 02:15 PM Go to last post

    Head aches.

    I've got the Raritan PHII as well. I re-built it last year - took about an hour. The resident plumbing expert at the local chandlery said these heads

    mkollerjr Yesterday, 11:14 AM Go to last post
    Rick R.

    Head aches.

    Just replaced our entire waste system a couple years ago. New holding tank, new hoses and new Raritan PHII head.

    "Going out

    Rick R. 05-28-2015, 11:08 PM Go to last post
    Loren Beach

    Head Games !(song lyrics...)

    We are on our second Raritan PH2 manual head in 20 years of ownership. (I only replaced it last time because I was too lazy to rebuild the old head and

    Loren Beach 05-28-2015, 06:37 PM Go to last post


    Too bad you're on the left coast. I've got a perfectly good PHII I'd love to move along. I'm in the midst of rebuilding it so I can switch it with its

    Afrakes 05-28-2015, 03:01 PM Go to last post

    Head aches.

    I'm using the standard Raritan PHII head (manual). I installed it 4 years ago and seems to be holding up fine. I also recently changed all the hoses

    ignacio 05-28-2015, 02:38 PM Go to last post

    Head aches.

    I guess I need to replace my head. The one in the boat. Seems to be a crack at one of the bolt holes that joins the sections together. Doing hoses too.

    hodo 05-28-2015, 01:02 PM Go to last post

    Fuel Fill Hose

    The hose is 1 1/2" ID. I inspected the vent hose, it looked great, so I reinstalled it. Don't overlook the grounding wire between the tank and fill

    hodo 05-28-2015, 12:55 PM Go to last post

    Fuel Hose

    Was it 1 1/2", or 1-1/4" hose?

    Also, did you replace the vent hose as well?

    Ericsean 05-28-2015, 11:42 AM Go to last post