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    Sailing school in Greece because of my YouTube channel!

    A lot has changed since my last first and last blog entry. I made it from Mid-Michigan down to Cleveland and bought my Ericson 35 Mark ll. I bought the bought from a marine mechanic who paid next to...

    CPeregord 05-13-2019 07:29 AM

    New Teak & Holly Sole & Cupboard

    This winter I finally got around to starting the cosmetic to-do projects that the admiral has been pushing me to do since day one of purchasing my E38. Some of the sole in the galley, head, quarter...

    kiwisailor 04-25-2019 05:26 AM

    New Bilge Hoses

    This winter I finally got around to starting the cosmetic to-do projects that the admiral has been pushing me to do since day one of purchasing my E38. Some of the sole in the galley, head, quarter...

    kiwisailor 04-25-2019 05:11 AM
    Geoff W.

    First two weeks of living aboard / Tunes at sea

    It's been almost two full weeks of living aboard Delightful now, here on Bainbridge Island. I still feel like I live in a fairy tale, most of the time. The Island itself is idyllic and gorgeous,...

    Geoff W. 03-30-2019 08:59 PM

    Venerable Sailomat 3040 for Venerable Sailboat

    Every proper cruising boat needs a windvane self-steering gear. Right? This is one of those things I thought I'd go full-mad-scientist on, some time in the future when other needs were taken care...

    toddster 03-26-2019 06:45 PM

    Bulk Head Repair

    The bulkhead had about 2'x1' area that was rotten. It was so soft that I could poke my finger into it. Not exactly what you would hope for from a structural member of the boat.

    I've known about...

    vcirelli 03-16-2019 10:34 PM
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  • Recent Forum Posts


    Better Weather?

    I can send you what we had on Sunday, 2.4" of snow and a wind straight off the lake that was measured at 50 mph gusting to 74. Did get to go sailing

    ThatJeffGuy Today, 01:47 PM Go to last post


    Jeff: PM me with your address. PayPal works for me. I'll get you a total and then we'll go from there. Thanks. Al

    Afrakes Today, 11:39 AM Go to last post

    Parting out an Ericson 35

    Thanks for the info! ...Many parts on this boat will also fit the older 32 as well (ports, wheel steering, winches...etc).

    kapnkd Today, 11:31 AM Go to last post

    Where all the Great lakes Ericsons Are

    Here at the very NW end of Lake Erie at the Ford Yacht Club on Grosse Ile, MI. ....What better weather??

    ...We get one or two nice

    kapnkd Today, 11:28 AM Go to last post
    Ken Haneline

    Lake Erie Cleveland

    We have a 1980 30+ at Shoreby's Newport Harbor just east of downtown Cleveland. To you Ericson owners to the west, please start sending us your better

    Ken Haneline Today, 11:21 AM Go to last post

    Sail cover

    Iíll take it for your asking price +shipping
    I have not bought anything from this site before
    how to proceed ? I donít have paypal but my

    Jef Today, 11:20 AM Go to last post

    So I've ordered a 135

    So i've decided on a 135 for my summer headsail. It was a bit difficult to decide between that or something bigger, but I figure the 135 will be a good

    TimTimmeh Today, 10:48 AM Go to last post

    Fire extinguisher and flare life

    I mostly agree... especially as the boat is always sending real-time position through one path (Garmin InReach), and I have a separate way to send *my*

    bgary Today, 10:07 AM Go to last post

    Planning my first SJI cruise

    Here's another reason for spending the night at Mackaye. There's a public dinghy dock. From there, a 10-min walk takes you to the Southend Cafe. It

    Teranodon Today, 10:04 AM Go to last post