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    Cockpit Sole Balsa Core Repair Part-2 "Build Back"

    Now that we had properly prepped the cockpit sole for rebuild, we could finally start on bringing her back! This was an exciting day for us since we were really building her back instead of just...

    olsenjohn 04-19-2015 01:24 PM

    Cockpit Sole Balsa Core Repair Part-1 "Cut Out"

    It was time to do some serious work on resurrecting our Ericson 25 CB. As we mentioned in "The Purchase" blog, she had some serious balsa core damage in various places. We knew this would be one...

    olsenjohn 04-19-2015 12:20 PM

    New Anchor For E-26

    I have been searching long and hard for the perfect anchor for my boat for over a year now and I finally made my decision and ordered the new Vulcan 9 from Rocna. It actually looks more like the...

    Shelman 04-14-2015 12:20 AM

    Aluminum Toerail Removal

    The long anodized aluminum toerails were a huge pain to remove. They had around 80 bolts, 40 per side, that went through the deck with washers and nuts on the underside. Many were very difficult to...

    olsenjohn 04-11-2015 09:35 PM

    Initial Deck Hardware Removal

    As we began our project of resurrecting our Ericson 25 centerboard model, we knew we would have to tackle the rotten balsa core as one of the first major issues to be addressed. No sense in...

    olsenjohn 04-11-2015 09:07 PM

    Trailer Purchase for Ericson 25CB

    After much searching and research on trailers we identified several must haves:

    [LIST=1] [*]High quality trailer. We regularly trailer our Starwind from North Carolina to Florida, the NC...

    olsenjohn 04-07-2015 10:17 PM
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  • Recent Forum Posts



    Check the clamp that holds the engine end of the cable housing. It can loosen up and allow the housing to move which will limit the cable's effect.

    Afrakes Today, 05:56 AM Go to last post
    Alan Gomes

    Off to Southern California

    Sounds like great fun. Santa Cruz Island is really nice. Don't miss Painted Cave. Bring a good spotlight or two when you row into it. Also, Cueva Valdez

    Alan Gomes Yesterday, 11:45 PM Go to last post

    Transmission- Reverse gear shift- Universal 18

    Lately I have noticed that I have to pull all the way down on reverse gear shift handle in order for gear to engage, is there an linkage adjustment? could

    rogerfern Yesterday, 11:18 PM Go to last post

    Off to Southern California

    Hi folks,

    In a few days I'll be departing the SF Bay Area to head south to Southern California. I've been preparing self and boat over

    ignacio Yesterday, 10:16 PM Go to last post


    It has to be something with the fuel. Have you pulled the engine mounted fuel filter and checked that? When it quits does it do so suddenly or does the

    Afrakes Yesterday, 08:25 PM Go to last post
    Loren Beach

    choking air to the universal m10..??

    Just going with the averages here.... but if it ran for hour I would guess that the fresh air supply is ok. OTOH I have seen engines very slowly stop

    Loren Beach Yesterday, 08:04 PM Go to last post

    choking air to the universal m10..??

    I have a 1985 Ericson 28 with a universal m10 two banger diesel.....so...the motor dies
    out once warmed up after running for aprox one hour......It

    rbonilla Yesterday, 06:43 PM Go to last post

    Get a remote; shim the rudder tube to improve tiller performance

    The "bathtub steering well" is great when you have guests aboard, but when single handing it is a hurdle. My Raymarine autopilot is on the

    ChrisS Yesterday, 05:29 PM Go to last post


    The only sails I have left are the 128% downwind jib, the light staysail and the 1 oz spinnaker.

    e32revelry Yesterday, 03:13 PM Go to last post