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Old 01-13-2012
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A friend had an Ericson 35-2 (the model to which you seem to be referring; I think his was a 1972). He had to replace the main bulkhead as it was rotten due to leaky chainplates. He also found a rather disturbing crack in the stem, just below the waterline, where the two halves of the hull were not properly bonded together (he fixed it with a long weekend's worth of grinding and fiberglass work). But the real pisser was that he lost the mast when the forestay chainplate failed.
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