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    Upgrade to Navigation Electronics to NMEA 2000 Instruments and AIS Class B

    I've just completed the final upgrade (famous last words?) to my boats electronics replacing all of the original Nexus Silva NMEA 0183 instruments with new Raymarine NMEA 2000/SeaTalkNG instruments...

    kiwisailor 01-14-2019 12:13 PM

    "Tween'r" Handrail Project (Ericson 27)

    Aside from needing to replace most things still original, when I took possession of Tween'r the first thing identified as needing attention were the leaky handrails on the dog house. While...

    SeaDart 12-05-2018 06:44 AM
    Loren Beach

    Lee Cloth "Quick Connect"

    Here is a little interior upgrade that I have been considering for a number of years. On our boat and many others, over the decades, I find that the attachment for the lee cloth is often fussy to...

    Loren Beach 11-20-2018 03:48 PM

    Me and "Tween'r" (Ericson 27)

    I've had a lot of boats during my 56 plus years of being on this earth, most of which have been sailboats. Sailing is my favorite. At age twelve we lived on a small 100 lake in north Alabama, Pine...

    SeaDart 11-18-2018 05:56 AM

    Day Ten: Back In Black

    Wow, barely more than a week and already Arcturus is getting a little antsy about being out of the water so long... gonna be a long winter. Especially when he sees me taking Lil' Böote out to play....

    toddster 10-22-2018 04:39 PM

    Day One: A real hoser

    Got the boat parked and leveled and thought I'd better get the slime cleaned off before it set up into some kind of bio-cement. The pressure washer "easily" removes all of the old CPP ablative...

    toddster 10-13-2018 06:04 PM
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  • Recent Forum Posts

    Loren Beach

    E-32-3 Interior Cushions

    A friend just sent these over. He has a pristine 32-3. This shows how nicely the propane heater fits the bulkhead above the settee, as well.

    Loren Beach Today, 06:28 PM Go to last post

    Drain Holes in Quadrant Box

    Thank Peter.

    I think the previous owner was having problems with the aft cockpit drains, as they drained really slow when I first got the

    dlmarx Today, 04:24 PM Go to last post

    E-15 gas

    Thank goodness our yacht club put in fuel capabilities and the gasoline sold is of the “Recreational” variety that is safe for inboards and outboards.

    kapnkd Today, 02:38 PM Go to last post

    E-15 gas

    Hey everyone, E-15 gas has now been approved for general distribution. It is death for outboards and gas inboards. The E-10 gas was horrible but at

    supersailor Today, 12:43 PM Go to last post

    Drain Holes in Quadrant Box

    My 1976 E29 does not have these holes,


    Jenkins Today, 04:33 AM Go to last post

    Ericson Trivia

    Contrasting boot and sheer stripes were standard, at least on later-model Ericsons including the 32-3, so most boats had them. I'm pretty

    Roger Today, 01:57 AM Go to last post

    Drain Holes in Quadrant Box

    Thanks for the response, Not sure if its a packing gland as it appears to just be a plate which holds the quadrant.

    This is the first time

    dlmarx Yesterday, 11:13 PM Go to last post
    Christian Williams

    Drain Holes in Quadrant Box

    Not sure of the baseplate. Is that a packing gland not seen in the photo?

    Maybe this enhanced pic will help those more familiar with the

    Christian Williams Yesterday, 10:55 PM Go to last post

    Drain Holes in Quadrant Box

    With all the rain we have been getting in Norcal I am now in a hunt for leaks on my Ericson 29.

    One that is particularly bothersome, is leaks

    dlmarx Yesterday, 09:20 PM Go to last post