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    Christian Williams

    Ericson 38 DC Panel Revision

    This project started with a sigh. The little I know about yacht distribution panels is more than I wish I knew, and a glance suggested hours of tedium ahead. The panel was crammed, every wire hard...

    Christian Williams 09-24-2016 12:42 PM

    Ev-100 Autopliot On E-26 First Sail

    Well I finally got to go sailing yesterday afternoon with the new EV-100 (Raymarine tiller autopilot) and compare it to the TP-22 (Simrad tiller pilot) and man what a difference there is between ...

    Shelman 09-20-2016 10:23 AM

    Raymarine Evo-100 Instalation on E-26

    My Simrad TP-22 steers the boat alright under most circumstances, but it struggles in a following or quartering sea, and doesn't react fast enough to keep the boat on course in those conditions. I am...

    Shelman 09-18-2016 07:59 PM

    Solar Panels Without The Ugly

    As my future plans include some time away from the dock I had to chose between solar, wind, or additional alternator power.
    Solar won out fairly quickly as the best option, but I didn't want to...

    Shelman 09-17-2016 01:10 PM

    New To Us Ericson 36 Cruising!

    She is moored for now in Tomahawk Bay Marina in Portland OR. We would love to meet a sistership!

    SpicePacket 09-17-2016 10:10 AM

    Bow Wow Wow Wow

    This project is turning into kind of a dog. I finally starting tackling the deck hardware - starting at the pointy end. Not one bit of this stuff was ever potted properly or ever had any kind of...

    toddster 08-31-2016 08:33 PM
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  • Recent Forum Posts

    Loren Beach

    Patience and lots of staples

    First you remove the narrow teak battens with all those little flush headed screws in them.
    There will be a lot of staples, and they were power-driven

    Loren Beach Today, 07:42 AM Go to last post

    removing headliner

    Ladies and germs:

    Some of you may have recalled my earlier post about leaks in our nav. chart cabinet. As fate would have it, we have a

    cooper999 Today, 07:20 AM Go to last post
    Keith Parcells

    E38 rudder post grease fittings?

    My boat also has a bushing at the top of the rudder post. It is the spot where the emergency tiller is placed when in use and it has a stainless deck

    Keith Parcells Yesterday, 08:54 PM Go to last post
    Rick R.

    Rocket Boat Project-which boat/what do you think?

    From "Live and Let Die". I think about that chase scene whenever I'm over in LA near Irish Bayou in Slidell.

    Congrats on sobriety!

    Rick R. Yesterday, 07:52 PM Go to last post

    Ericson/Olson 34 seeking new rudder

    That's pretty similar to what I'll be doing to my E34r rudder. It's not really that complicated of engineering if one knows some basic trig and and calculate

    Fathomoslack Yesterday, 06:26 PM Go to last post

    Ericson/Olson 34 seeking new rudder

    That's pretty similar to what I'll be doing to my E34r rudder. It's not really that complicated of engineering if one knows some basic trig and can calculate

    Fathomoslack Yesterday, 06:23 PM Go to last post

    Boom end for E32-2

    I enjoy the suggestions for proper rigging but my boat is pretty much done for now. The boat is owned by a group of boaters and has been for years.

    photobug Yesterday, 06:11 PM Go to last post

    30+ Scupper Drain Rerouting Advice

    Yes replace the hoses for sure. I used nylon reinforced radiator hose, its super tough but still flexable. I absolutly hate the white sanitation hose

    Shelman Yesterday, 06:06 PM Go to last post

    Another 32-3

    We just recently purchased a 1985 32-3, hull #637, Currently named Valkyrie, but that may change. Kept at the Ninnescah Sailing Association, Wichita KS.

    Pnelson Yesterday, 05:53 PM Go to last post