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    Boat Rewiring and More....Part 1

    I’m coming to learn that boat ownership is a never ending tale of repairs and projects in multiples of three…that is it takes 3 times longer and costs 3 times more than what you budgeted for. Every...

    kiwisailor 02-21-2017 11:50 AM
    John McCarroll

    Prop Removal - Ericson 27

    Thanks to many suggestions and some video research the prop came off quite easily. The innovation here was the use of a standard gear puller that I was able to borrow from Canadian Tire- the store...

    John McCarroll 01-31-2017 11:57 AM
    Christian Williams

    Ericson 38--Improving Foam mattresses, Teak Repair, Binocular Box

    I was glad to find all new foam on the new boat--until I took a nap on it. Oh dear. Hard as a rock. I said I'd get used to it, after hauling all 16 cushions home and back for new fabric. I didn't...

    Christian Williams 01-19-2017 06:41 PM
    Mark F

    EP making the change to lithium

    After 8 years of use with AGM batteries for propulsion I have removed and replaced them with lithium (LiFePO4). The AGM's were still working fine for short term motoring needs but the range capacity...

    Mark F 01-18-2017 05:47 PM

    1984 E30+ Strut Replacement Part 3

    After removing the strut, I found an exact replacement at Marine Hardware in Redmond WA. They apparently obtained the patterns from Ericson back in the day. The new manganese bronze strut with...

    bigd14 01-13-2017 01:28 PM

    1989 Vintage Ample Power Battery Monitor

    I have a nice old Ample Power Electrical System and Amp Hour Monitor or ESAHM, installed at the nav station of my boat. The Ample Power Company is still in business but apparently does not support...

    footrope 01-03-2017 10:13 AM
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  • Recent Forum Posts


    380 questions

    Yep, that's the one. Know anything about it?

    Tahoe Today, 12:28 AM Go to last post
    Phil Rushing

    No more BEEP!

    I think the overheating issues on my '84 5411 diesel are repaired, or will be soon. I was wrong to suspect a bad sensor/gage; the engine really was overheating!

    Phil Rushing Yesterday, 11:24 PM Go to last post
    Loren Beach

    380 questions

    Pardon my curiosity but are you shopping the one in Texas for about $120K ?

    Loren Beach Yesterday, 11:20 PM Go to last post

    380 questions


    New poster here. My wife and I are looking at a 1998 380.

    Our first boat was an Ericson 23, followed by a C&C 34/36,

    Tahoe Yesterday, 11:03 PM Go to last post
    Phil MacFarlane

    Show us your recent Ericson photos

    Hey Shane,

    Moss Landing Cool! Now that I look closer they don't look exactly like Monitor brackets but I would still guess they are. Heres

    Phil MacFarlane Yesterday, 11:02 PM Go to last post

    Show us your recent Ericson photos

    Hi Phil!

    Pics are taken in Moss Landing, north harbor. No windvane, the PO thought the brackets on the back where for a step ladder, although

    Valhalla Yesterday, 10:47 PM Go to last post
    Loren Beach

    E-33RH measurements

    Interior sleeping accommodations just checked with a tape by owner Mike, whose Ericson 33RH moors at the same YC.
    I have sailed with Mike quite

    Loren Beach Yesterday, 09:52 PM Go to last post

    First boat

    Welcome! The 32 -200 is a great boat and easy to single hand. I single hand a 34-2 in the Northwest here on a regular basis. The 34 is about 3,400lbs

    supersailor Yesterday, 09:34 PM Go to last post

    First boat

    I Have the opportunity to purchase a 1989 32-200 . Preliminarie inspection it appears sound and in good condition
    Question #1 It will be almost

    McCollian Yesterday, 09:02 PM Go to last post