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    vcirelli

    Bulk Head Repair

    The bulkhead had about 2'x1' area that was rotten. It was so soft that I could poke my finger into it. Not exactly what you would hope for from a structural member of the boat.

    I've known about...

    vcirelli 03-16-2019 10:34 PM
    micguire

    Saving a Lady 4

    Saving a Lady Continued…4... My Father sent me in the house to get my tools. I’m sure everyone remembers the set in the tin box, complete with a hammer, screwdriver, pliers, saw, yellow tape measure....

    micguire 03-08-2019 05:16 AM
    micguire

    Saving a Lady 3

    Continued…3.. early May 1959, as I recall my Father popped his head in my bedroom and said, son we have some chores to do, then we get to play on our Boat. Our Boat, yes, the princess was mine! I...

    micguire 03-01-2019 09:10 AM
    Loren Beach

    New Location: Racor & Lift Pump

    As a part of the engine replacement project, we decided to move the Racor and electric lift pump out of the engine bay/compartment. Current ABYC "rules" seem to demand a metal bowl under the clear...

    Loren Beach 02-28-2019 08:31 PM
    toddster

    Long Winter Nights. Part 1

    It appears that this winter is not going to relinquish even a single day and we are to dwell in snow and ice well into March. Nothing is getting crossed-off the list of tasks that Must Be Done...

    toddster 02-28-2019 01:56 PM
    micguire

    Saving a Lady, continued..

    Saving a Lady, when did it begin? Why did it begin? I believe I was born with a sailing gene.Some might consider this a appeal or prayer for evil or misfortune to befall someone, at best a license to...

    micguire 02-26-2019 11:41 AM
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  • Recent Forum Posts

    littlj

    Ericson 35-3 dorade box leaks

    The dorade box just forward of the mast was plugged by the former owner apparently due to water infiltration into the salon between the bulkhead and the

    littlj Today, 07:17 PM Go to last post
    Swanie

    RendezvousI

    We bought our 1975 Ericson 32 in May 2015 as a derelict. We spent the next 2 1/2 years and 1500 hrs rebuilding her to better than new condition. During

    Swanie Today, 07:09 PM Go to last post
    bgary

    Replacement of Main Topping Lift

    I had the same thought. I have my TL (generally) adjusted to the a height that keeps me from bonking my head on the boom when at the dock. When the

    bgary Today, 07:07 PM Go to last post
    Joliba

    Replacement of Main Topping Lift

    On my current boat I have a rigid vang. However, on previous boats I have added a masthead block where the topping lift attaches just forward of the backstay.

    Joliba Today, 06:33 PM Go to last post
    Parrothead

    A-4 thermostat

    Are you aware of Moyer Marine's new thermostat? It was designed and manufactured by Moyer as a direct replacement for the original Holley 3 spring dual

    Parrothead Today, 06:20 PM Go to last post
    tmrapp

    1976 Ericson 23 w. dual-axle trailer. Asking $3500.00

    Selling my 1976 Ericson 23 swing keel w. dual-axle trailer, 8ft fiberglass dinghy, 8hp outboard and many additional parts and sails. Many of these parts

    tmrapp Today, 06:08 PM Go to last post
    Sati

    Replacement of Main Topping Lift

    Can you say more about how / when you'd adjust the topping lift while sailing? Mine almost never gets touched, hanging more or less free. I tighten

    Sati Today, 05:37 PM Go to last post
    steven

    A-4 thermostat

    http://www.atomic4.com/thermostat.htm

    Has anyone tried the thermostat replacement (raw water cooling) from Indigo Electronics ?

    steven Today, 04:17 PM Go to last post
    David Grimm

    Bad Installs!

    Thanks Christian, I found it at WM. Thanks again. Loren, When I saw my boat for the first time I noticed that the starboard grabrail was missing

    David Grimm Today, 03:57 PM Go to last post