SailNet Community - View Single Post - Ericson 35 or 27?
View Single Post
  #3  
Old 02-21-2006
Jim H's Avatar
Jim H Jim H is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: London, UK
Posts: 594
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 9
Jim H is on a distinguished road
Blisters that come back...

I think the blisters that worry me the most are the ones that come back after "repair jobs." There's some rather disturbing reports of "bad repair jobs" leading to worse problems than if the blisters have been left alone. We walked away from a boat with blistering problems two years after it had been peeled and epoxied.

We looked seriously at a Ericson 27, and there was a recent article in 48 North about one that the owners really liked (but I don't think the article is online). What worried me a bit was the Practical Sailor review that suggested its performance could be better. We ended up with a C&C 27, but other close contenders were an Islander 28 and a Cal 2-27.

Jim H
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook