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When I bought my 1990 Ericson 32 the engine compartment was lined with reflective engine insulation, but many of the panels were disintegrating. The plastic mirrored surface was peeling back, and the foam underneath was flaking off. Once the foam bits landed on the sole (floorboards) of my...
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Renovations - Full or Partial
Short update on the multi-year “on the Water” restoration of my E33RH. Recent work over last few months included: 1) exterior wood refinish, includes striping down to bare wood , sealing and applying 6 -8 coats of varnish ( hatch , tiller and handrails). 2 ) replacement of zippers pulls on...
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Racing & Cruising
TLDR: I took an overnight trip to Drake’s Bay, north of San Francisco with two friends. Anchoring out in high winds was a little scary, but we had a nice trip nonetheless. The San Francisco Bay is one of the finest natural harbors in the world, but it took European seafaring explorers a...
I recently serviced all of my winches and found the process to be straightforward and satisfying in a clean-and-tidy improvement sort of way. Most of the work consisted of cleaning the old gunk off of the winch parts. There is an abundance of videos on-line for how to service winches...
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