1987 E-34 Going to be listed soon

Tom Metzger

Sustaining Partner
It is unfortunately getting to the time when we retire from sailing Xanthus. Somehow our advanced youth has caught up with us. In the next couple of weeks I'll be talking to a broker, but I thought I would give my Ericson family a shot at it beforehand.

It is located on Lake Champlain on the New York side and has been in fresh water since I bought it in 1996. The lake is accessible by canals to the New York harbor and the Atlantic Ocean to the south, and the Great Lakes to the west.

I haven't taken "cleaned up" pictures yet to go with the listing nor completed the equipment list, but if anyone has interest please let me know.

tometz11 at gmail.com


Kenneth K

Sustaining Member
Blogs Author
Say it isn't so. Someone's gonna get a turn-key Ericson beauty out of this deal.

Just promise to keep active on this site with that witty, sardonic, and usually spot-on commentary.

I say "usually spot-on" because I'm still not convinced that yellow wires don't carry more current than red ones....
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Member III
That is exactly why I never switched to yellow wires for the negative.
Agreed...but I use the yellow wire for both + and - ! That has seemed to equalize Reddy Kilowatt..and I don't have to label the connections. I buy yellow wire in bulk 50# balls, save a lot of $$'s.


the boats looks like it is very well taken care of. I am fairly new to this forum and have followed some of the threads. Unfortunately I am in Hawaii. Do you have a sales figure in mind? I might be tempted to leave her in NY, until I can sail her back, at least down to Fl or TX, as I am planning to retire next year.

Thank you.
Joe Hillje