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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


    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

    Location of Hull number? (HIN)

    Massachusetts requires a rubbing of the hull number for registration and title.
    Not easy when 1968 hull has been compounded or sanded and painted

    TakeFive Yesterday, 11:02 PM Go to last post

    E-34 Leaking Windows

    A leaking portlight will eventually lead to water damage. I recently removed all my leaking portlights and sent them to Select Plastics. They replaced

    Ccaptain Yesterday, 09:07 PM Go to last post
    Rick R.

    E-34 Leaking Windows


    Give that a try first. IIRC the Bomans were about $500 each.

    Rick R. Yesterday, 07:04 PM Go to last post

    Hi Herbert

    Thanks for the information, I think I will go with 2 gallons and do 2 coats with a roller using Micron 66.

    rootsey333 Yesterday, 06:53 PM Go to last post

    Hi Loren

    Thanks for the Info

    rootsey333 Yesterday, 06:46 PM Go to last post



    I removed and cleaned up the lens. The frame is old but servicable. Although the gaskets I removed when I disassembled the port seem

    SeaRogue Yesterday, 05:49 PM Go to last post
    Rick R.

    E-34 Leaking Windows

    They are Boman out of Quebec. Alain is the contact. They have you trace your opening and mail them the tracings. They then send you a lifesized CAD drawing

    Rick R. Yesterday, 04:53 PM Go to last post