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    E32-3 for sale in Puget Sound

    Don't see these come up often around here. This one looks very nicely appointed.

    https://seattle.craigslist.org/oly/boa/d/olympia-ericson-32-3-sailboat/6933763901.html
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    2019 SJI Trip Report

    Hi all,

    After all the assistance in helping me plan my first major cruise I thought I would write up a little report to share what happened, and maybe it'll be of use to future skippers and...
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    Good reminder to practice our "urgent" skipper...

    Good reminder to practice our "urgent" skipper calls. I do my best to keep my cool, but sometimes a big puff starts knocking us over while I'm letting others take over and I don't have the mental...
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    I'm seeing it now houses 200-something...

    I'm seeing it now houses 200-something "civilly-committed" sex offenders.

    https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/oct/03/dangerous-sex-offenders-mcneil-island-commitment-center
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    Filucy Bay was a great trip. Tides were perfectly...

    Filucy Bay was a great trip. Tides were perfectly such so that leaving Eagle Harbor early in the morning I had to fight Colvos Passage slightly (-1.5kts) but once I hit the Narrows I was doing...
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    Sticky: 27241 At anchor this weekend in Filucy Bay, WA

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    At anchor this weekend in Filucy Bay, WA
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    Sticky: My coworkers and I agreed we were not going to...

    My coworkers and I agreed we were not going to succeed in our bicycling plans, so I will be making the rendezvous after all!
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    Nice looking sail. Glad to hear you got some new...

    Nice looking sail. Glad to hear you got some new point, and I agree that it looks great inside the lifelines there. Is it a pain to skirt it?

    I went sailing by myself recently and after a...
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    Puget Sound: South: Filucy Bay

    Looking to see if anyone has info on Filucy Bay and anchoring in the general vicinity. I've consulted the great cruising guides around but looking for anyone's experience here, as well.

    Looks...
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    One consideration for us two-bladers, suggested...

    One consideration for us two-bladers, suggested to me by Bruce -- next time you dive / have your boat dived, fix your prop vertically so it's flush with the rudder, and then mark the shaft in...
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    Tried adding the foam insulation to the fridge...

    Tried adding the foam insulation to the fridge yesterday, as shown here:

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    I thought it was a pretty slick fit but after running the fridge all night (empty) the top rack shows 25F... The...
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    27200 27201 Nice going by, y'all looked good...

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    Nice going by, y'all looked good out there! Beautiful day.
  13. My biggest concern is my friend who is coming...

    My biggest concern is my friend who is coming cruising requires a CPAP at night, which assuming a 3A draw for 8hrs of sleep is at least 24Ah, which is more than half of a single 79A West Marine AGM...
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    Thanks, Kevin - I keep meaning to do a little...

    Thanks, Kevin - I keep meaning to do a little write-up about Mystery Bay. It was a great trip, and fun to catch the mooring balls there (My first time mooring, went very smoothly!). Reading the...
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    Do you think this will prevent it from getting...

    Do you think this will prevent it from getting oxidized super quickly? It seems like on my boat, and others I know of, the cove/boot stripes go dull quite quickly. Not sure if they just aren't...
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    So I drilled through the previous "clutch"...

    So I drilled through the previous "clutch" screwhole - 5/16" bit went straight through without too much effort. Had a friend hold the table still while I did so. Now I can run a 5/16", 4" long bolt...
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    Sticky: Would love to hear more about your experiences...

    Would love to hear more about your experiences racing a 32-3. Also how you rigged up your pole, what your deck hardware looks like, etc.
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    Also a note that in Google search language, you...

    Also a note that in Google search language, you can type "site:ericsonyachts.org" and directly search only the forums and not the rest of the internet.
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    Just want to say thanks everyone for the suggestions. I feel a lot of responsibility being the only sailor in a group of 4, and it being my boat, and me holding all the keys to the castle as far as...
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    I'd put a double reef in from 25+, but that's...

    I'd put a double reef in from 25+, but that's just me. We don't hit those conditions often in Puget Sound, so I don't have a ton of practice, but I've found the boat handles well with a single reef...
  21. Hi all, As usual with me, this project has...

    Hi all,

    As usual with me, this project has scoped down to be more affordable and actually get done by my cruise. I started going down lithium repowers, adding solar, etc, when really all I need...
  22. Universal M25, should prolly put that in my...

    Universal M25, should prolly put that in my signature. No propane tanks other than the lil green ones.
  23. What safety eq / spares are absolutely essential?

    Hi folks,

    Doing final provisioning for a week long cruise at the start of July, and considering final spares and safety equipment I might need to have that I don't currently. I'm thinking things...
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    A couple pics of "our boys" out there. The owner...

    A couple pics of "our boys" out there. The owner of the E38 said he wasn't really on the forums, and I never met the smaller one's owner.


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    Swiftsure 2019 - Ericson Finisher

    This year's Swiftsure was a total drifter, with 176 boats registered but only 16 making it to the finish, not including 3 in bounders that didn't make it before the final cutoff. The dusk of the...
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    Sticky: 27052 Ghosting along last night at sunset.

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    Ghosting along last night at sunset.
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    My nonskid was apparently waxed when I bought it,...

    My nonskid was apparently waxed when I bought it, and the boat was frankly dangerous for a little while until it got a bit grippy again. I'd be wary of waxing it, but would definitely wax the gelcoat...
  28. This is why these forums rule. I didn't actually...

    This is why these forums rule. I didn't actually have an answer to nquiggly's question, but was trying to figure out an answer that sounds like I have a plan.

    Now I'm going back and forth on the...
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    Sorry to be double posting so much in this thread...

    Sorry to be double posting so much in this thread -- Christian, how would you drill through the table pipe and the fitting to make sure everything is straight and appropriately lined up? Did you...
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    So, looking at trying to squeeze an extra day of...

    So, looking at trying to squeeze an extra day of actual Island-time while up there, I'm contemplating the return trip home. Looking at the currents on http://deepzoom.com/, there are a couple...
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    That's genius, Christian. That'll be what I do,...

    That's genius, Christian. That'll be what I do, then. Probably need a better drill bit than I currently have.
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    26980 Looks like the little bit of rubber that...

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    Looks like the little bit of rubber that should be getting pressed in by the screw broke off...seems like a pretty proprietary piece. Might spell bad news for me...
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    We're in polite company here, Ken... :) Make it...

    We're in polite company here, Ken... :) Make it out here some time and I'll tell a story...
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    Repairing salon table "clutch"

    I used my table beyond recommended spec this weekend and seem to have broken the clutch, as the table no longer holds itself up with the handle screwed all the way in. Any ideas as to how to fix...
  35. Another question: I currently have a Guest 20A...

    Another question:

    I currently have a Guest 20A battery charger, like this:
    http://www.marinco.com/en/2720a

    I will likely want to upgrade to a 30A if I'm going to a bigger bank, right?

    I'm...
  36. I read something saying you can run AGMs down to...

    I read something saying you can run AGMs down to about 80% without killing them too badly? Is that not true?
  37. [E32-3] Adding new battery bank, installing monitor

    So I started this thread when I got my boat: http://www.ericsonyachts.org/infoexchange/showthread.php?16099-E32-3-Installing-Victron-BMV-700

    But now that it's getting summer-y, and I have lubber...
  38. Summer 2019 - Wednesday Evening Bainbridge Beer Can Race Series (WEBBCRS)

    Posting here as there are more than a few Ericsons I've seen in the area, and this may be of interest (let's make our own one-design fleet!!!)

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    Don't 32-2's usually have the "two benches" style...

    Don't 32-2's usually have the "two benches" style interior, or could you get them with the dinette option as well?
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    Fantastic!! I love seeing Ericsons out there...

    Fantastic!! I love seeing Ericsons out there still making a showing. Nice pic of the boat, too.
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    I got this one:...

    I got this one: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07717WCVN/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1

    And it's worked perfectly fine for me so far. It's in the liquor cabinet. Only...
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    Do you have moorage reservations or anything? I...

    Do you have moorage reservations or anything? I have a friend who had a connection w/ a mooring ball there so I was gonna raft up, but I'm starting to feel like I can't rely on that plan.. just...
  43. Wow thanks so much! I hadn't even thought to look...

    Wow thanks so much! I hadn't even thought to look at Jan's from this race. Mighty fine looking boat, but maybe I'm biased...
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    They're on the top of the "cap". The larger one was 7/64. The smaller one was already there on the new one for me.
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    I did have to drill a hole, I should've mentioned. There was already one in mine but a larger one needed to go in
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    Glad to know I'm not alone here.

    As a follow up, I motored for an hour this morning at 2500 and my temp gauge hovered a sliver below 160. So it works! And 73010 is the 160F version.
  47. Well Bruce, if you get to it this weekend I...

    Well Bruce, if you get to it this weekend I highly recommend draining enough coolant from the manifold to get the overall level below the hose going from the manifold to the thermostat housing. ...
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    Alright, planning this out a little more...

    Alright, planning this out a little more concretely:

    6/29 crew arrives

    6/30
    - Depart Eagle Harbor
    - Arrive Langley Harbor

    depart Eagle Harbor relatively early to make it to Langley in a...
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    Puget Sound: North: Mystery Bay

    Anyone ever sail to Mystery Bay on Marrowstone Island? I've not been, though I have sailed to Port Townshend (twice, now).

    I'm trying to find somewhere a day's sail away from Eagle Harbor, far...
  50. I got a 73010 from an online store (Country Sales...

    I got a 73010 from an online store (Country Sales and Service), will report back when installed.
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