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    woolamaloo

    My anchor locker expansion.

    Like most people here, I’ve had to deal with the anchor pan leaking into my v-berth. Two winters ago, I removed the pan and scraped what I thought was all of the old silicone caulk from the joint and...

    woolamaloo 04-15-2018 01:57 PM
    kiwisailor

    Anchor Locker - Part 2

    [FONT=&amp]I've now setup my boat for the anchor chain to feed off the windlass and loop back forward and enter a hawsepipe (1 1/2") PVC pipe installed in the anchor pan and all the chain to drop...

    kiwisailor 04-09-2018 12:00 PM
    kiwisailor

    Anchor Locker - Part 1

    Sometimes you have to work with what you are given to start with. In my case my boat came with a Lofran Royal manual windlass with a 3/8" gypsy already installed on the deck just aft of the anchor...

    kiwisailor 04-09-2018 08:50 AM
    bgary

    Shelves - aka "things no one will ever care about but me"

    KennethK and I had an email conversation a month or so back about good places to stow things on a 32-III. There are only so many "spots" for things, and one of my laments was that there was no...

    bgary 03-19-2018 10:31 AM
    kiwisailor

    Solar PV Setup

    In one of my previous blogs I had a request to write up about my solar PV setup. This site has been a godsend of information about my Ericson 38 and various projects that I've had to tackle so...

    kiwisailor 03-12-2018 04:45 AM
    kiwisailor

    Installation of Holding Tank Manual Pumpout & Head Anti-siphon Loop

    Late last season I had the pleasure of a sailing guest aboard the boat leave the head pump valve lever in the wet flush position and not in the dry bowl closed position - after having received...

    kiwisailor 03-11-2018 12:56 PM
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