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    Join us on July 22ndat 7pm EDT

    for the CBEC Virtual Meeting

    The Chesapeake Bay Ericson Club (CBEC) is hosting special discussion on:

    Special Guest: Mr. Matt Benhoff,

    Vice President, Annapolis School of Seamanship 

    Topic: Annapolis School of Seamanship Basic Diesel Engine Course

    All EYO members and followers are welcome to join the fun and put a face to the names you've been seeing on the site!

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    ...3 Years in the Making:

    Join Us for the 2022 Ericson Pacific Northwest Rendezvous!

    Due to Covid and all that it brought, our annual tradition was put off for some time. Now it's back with a vengeance!

    Please join us July 22-24 at Genoa Bay, BC Canada for fun, games and we'll learn something as well (maybe).

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O34 2020 Re-Fit, Paint Progress

As of this week the hull is primed, first coat, and that layer is now sanded. A technique I find interesting is the method for sanding (320 grit) without missing any spots. Note the black material that is being removed along with some paint. This is a carbon black product, just for this purpose. It is wiped on with what I would call a large soft "powder puff" and goes on quickly.

When sanding, the paint dust and the carbon dust is all vacuumed up by the hose that leads back to a vacuum...
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