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    Welcome to EY.o 2021-2022 Fund Raising Season!

    This is the time of year we come to you to help support the website. Updated information on the hows and whys of fundraising may be found in the post below.

    Thank you for your continued support of EricsonYachts.org!

    Notice on 2021-2022 Fund Raising


  1. Pacific Spirit Marine

    E32-2 Dripless stuffing box/shaft log size

    Has anybody installed a PSS dripless stuffing box an 1974 E32-200? Access to the shaft log is awful at best, and my calipers measure close to 1 5/8" for the shaft log size. Unfortunately that's directly in between the prescribed PSS sizes of 1-1/2" and 1-3/4"... curious if anybody has ordered...
  2. PSS Shaft Seal Blowout - A Christmas Story of Sorts

    E32-3 PSS Shaft Seal Blowout - A Christmas Story of Sorts

    I had my holiday close-call, and my most trying experience as a boat owner yet, on Christmas eve. I just took the boat out to warm up the engine so I could do an oil change and winterization. 100 feet off the buoy, I slipped it into reverse and heard a very loud BANG--I thought I’d blown out...
  3. Novice stuffing box analysis, inspection, discussion

    E32-200 Novice stuffing box analysis, inspection, discussion

    A recent forum thread about another member's struggle with his "stuffing box hell" encouraged me to review my own while I have recently had my boat out of the water. As I have said many times, I don't know very much about sailboats and I'm learning everything as I go. A basic problem that...
  4. Special K

    PSS shaft seal on a E28

    I am thinking of installing a PSS shaft seal on my 1986 E28. My questions are these: Does anyone have one installed on a E28? Did you need to drop the rudder to install it? Any special issues in the install? If installed by a yard, how much did it cost installed? Did anyone install it...
  5. D

    PSS for 38-200

    Just wondering if the a PSS shaft seal will fit the 38-200, mine was built in 1988. Any comments from existing users? Thanks, Don Taugher Running Free # 263