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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

    Graeme Coleman

    Gravity drain holding tank in Ericson 32-2


    You've probably already done your installation, but I wanted to let forum readers know I am just completing installation of a gravity

    Graeme Coleman Today, 01:00 PM Go to last post
    Rick R.

    E34 review in GoodOldBoat magazine

    I hadn't had a chance to read this month's issue of Good Old Boat yet. Thanks for the heads up Stefan!

    It's nice to see an Eboat get some

    Rick R. Today, 01:00 PM Go to last post

    Bottom Work Phase III

    For those with E-28s anticipating total removal of bottom paint. Interprotect 2000e barrier coat coverage, One coat = 4/5 gallon when using a 3/8 nap

    Afrakes Today, 11:12 AM Go to last post
    Lucky Dog

    E34 review in GoodOldBoat magazine

    Good magazine, I have been subscribing for long time. They have had several articles on Ericsons. A regular contributor on sailing how to's, has E38.

    Lucky Dog Today, 10:26 AM Go to last post
    Pat O'Connell

    Large Inspection Mirror

    Hi Respected Sailors

    Al is right about the size of the inspection mirror. It is nice to have a big mirror available. Our 3 by 2 inch automotive

    Pat O'Connell Today, 09:55 AM Go to last post
    Pat O'Connell

    Universal 5411

    Hi Respected Sailors

    Our 5411 fresh water pump is on the back side. We haven't ever changed the impeller since we converted to fresh water

    Pat O'Connell Today, 09:38 AM Go to last post


    One of the tool items I've found invaluable to have on hand is an inspection mirror. A good size one not those little round ones. That and a good light

    Afrakes Today, 08:31 AM Go to last post

    Tips for impeller change on E27...

    New owner of 1974 E27 with Volvo MD7A looking for tips on impeller change. I'm confident I can easily do all the mechanical things, but I can't see the

    whawk Today, 12:18 AM Go to last post

    E34 review in GoodOldBoat magazine

    For information, there is a review article about the Ericson 34 in the May/June issue of GoodOldBoat magazine. The review is very positive overall.

    Teranodon Today, 12:02 AM Go to last post