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    Ericson Artificial Intelligence

    In this age of autonomous vehicles, machine vision coupled with machine learning, itís astonishing to find that my boat came equipped with artificial intelligenceÖThank God it did, because natural...

    vcirelli 07-13-2018 09:08 AM

    What's a J-Bolt?

    Ultimately, a lot can transpire during ownership, a ton of value added, or taken away and ultimately something is sold at a price where the value/cost proposition makes sense for both parties.


    vcirelli 07-08-2018 10:15 PM

    Yup, she's backed up.

    In some ways, I know I would have spent the money pulling every piece of the boat apart regardless, just to verify with my own eyes that everything was safe for my family. Iím neurotic that way. But...

    vcirelli 07-08-2018 09:37 PM

    Hi Matt. Thank you Matt.

    See that shoulder in the photo, screen right of the Sea Tow? Thatís Matt.

    Hi Matt. Thank you Matt.

    Well, let me start from the very beginning...

    vcirelli 07-08-2018 09:36 PM

    Survey Says?

    I had looked at a bunch of boats, walking around on their decks, rocking back and forth checking for soft spots, scanning the rigging for rust, examining engines, but mostly just wandering around...

    vcirelli 07-08-2018 09:33 PM

    Whatís in a name?

    My Ericson 32-3 was built in 1985, hull number 657. The boat still has itís original name in a faded graphic on it. The reason the boat doesnít have a new name is quite simple. I suffer from analysis...

    vcirelli 07-08-2018 09:32 PM
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  • Recent Forum Posts


    Carabiners and through hulls...

    I've never used a full-body harness, but I used climbing harnesses (*) for years when doing bow on race-boats, and find them far more secure (and comfortable)

    bgary Yesterday, 11:34 PM Go to last post

    For sale: 36" wheel

    Great shape, fits 1" straight (non-tapered) shaft with 1/4" keyway

    Asking $200

    Not sure how to ship, so local interest

    bgary Yesterday, 11:14 PM Go to last post

    For sale: winches and clutches

    -- Two used Barient #10 single speed standard (not self-tailing) winches. Good condition. Asking $100 for the pair.

    -- One used Barient

    bgary Yesterday, 11:12 PM Go to last post

    Carabiners and through hulls...

    Thanks Ryan,
    Yeah everyone one has talked me out of using biners. It seemed like they would be easier but now I know what I didnít know before.

    907Juice Yesterday, 11:07 PM Go to last post

    Show us your recent Ericson photos

    Resurrection Bay 7/18-20
    Been a long time coming but this was our first 3 day sail. Canít wait to go farther in the future.


    907Juice Yesterday, 10:58 PM Go to last post

    anatomy of a mast

    Would probably work. The track insert is just an aluminum extrusion (I wish I had a photo of mine when it was out, but I don't). In section it looks

    bgary Yesterday, 10:12 PM Go to last post
    Loren Beach

    adjustable genoa car system

    I look for the load for a given size of block in the main catalog, usually on line. Sometimes there is a spec for a family of same size sheaves used in

    Loren Beach Yesterday, 09:53 PM Go to last post

    genoa cars


    I would not know about r load ratings and could use some advice.


    mjsouleman Yesterday, 05:36 PM Go to last post
    Matt H

    E27 Grab Rails

    Grab Rails..

    Matt H Yesterday, 05:30 PM Go to last post