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Amazing Boat For The Discriminating Buyer

Hi All,

I wanted to let you guys know of a boat that has recently been announced for sale. I DO NOT normally do this but this boat is absolutely beautiful.

My buddy Tim, who is as anal retentive as I am, has decided to sell his 1985 Ericson 35-3 to go off cruising in a bigger boat. This boat is a "two percenter" (less than 2% of boats on the market are in this good of shape). She is also fast...

For the discriminating buyer this is a hell of a boat. She has THOUSANDS of hours of labor in her plus nearly new everything including 2010 topside refinishing in Imron. I would not personally recommend it if it were not an exceptional boat.

This boat is not being sold through a broker so if you want contact info / pricing please PM me.


Just some quick info:

Electronics:
  • Standard Horizon VHF with cockpit RAM
  • HD AM/FM DVD player with remote
  • Battery charger
  • Profile tank monitor(water and holding)
  • Victron BMV-602 battery monitor
  • 12v refrigeration
  • 12v vacuum
  • Garmin 3206 chartplotter with radar
Other Equipment:
Dodger, bimini(and connector), dock lines, fenders(with covers), Lifesling, Jimbuoy, , 2 sets of ground tackle including 35lb Manson Supreme and Danforth anchors, boom tent, Fairclough winter cover and frame, engine spares, throughhull plugs,

New parts since 2006:
  • Hydraulic backstay adjuster
  • Hurth Transmission
  • 12v starting battery
  • 2 – 6v house batteries
  • Garmin Chartplotter
  • Exhaust riser
2007
  • Flexofold folding 2 blade prop
  • VSD fresh water pump
  • Pedestal cover(sunbrella)
  • Main cover(sunbrella)
  • Teak handrails(exterior)
2008
  • Lasdrop dripless packing
  • Fairclough winter cover(mast down)
  • Hot water heater(6 gal Isotherm)
  • Standing rigging
  • Shower sprayer
  • Bilge pumps
  • Genoa
  • Garmin Radar(overlaid)
  • Folding 40” wheel
  • Toilet
  • Holding tank and hoses
  • Pump out fitting
  • Pump out pump
  • Portlights
  • Hatches
2009
  • Tank level monitoring system
  • Battery monitor
  • Ground tackle
  • Galley sink and faucet
  • Stereo/DVD player
  • Speedseal raw water pump cover
  • Main Sail (full batten)
  • Lifelines
  • Line clutches
  • Primary Harken 46st winches(chrome plated bronze)
  • Interior lighting fixtures
  • Sensibulb LEDs for new fixtures
  • Teak Cockpit table
  • All Instruments(Raymarine ST60+)
  • Autopilot(Raymarine S1)
  • Rudder position sensor
  • Various running rigging
  • Shift and throttle cables
Refinshed:
  • Hull stripped to original gelcoat, moisture checked and sealed with barrier coat(Interlux 2000E)
  • All spars stripped and repainted(2 part Urethane)
  • All interior woodwork stripped, cleaned and varnished
  • Interior veneer replaced where necessary
  • Pedestal refinished and new pedestal guard installed
  • Topsides repainted(base/clear) with Imron in 2010
Other Mods:
  • Added cleanout port to fuel tank
  • Added larger bowl to toilet
  • Created larger trash cabinet door to accommodate larger galley sink and faucet
  • Added washdown pump
  • Added clear panels to dodger for better visibility
  • Rebuilt raw water pump
Delivery options available within NE.






Full Disclosure: I am in no way associated with this sale other than the fact that I am a friend of Tim's and know the boat very, very well. There is one very interested party but no "deal" as of yet. I wanted yo let you guys be some of the first to publicly, other than word of mouth, have a crack at this boat..
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Beautiful boat Maine Sail. I've seen photos of it in some of your other posts. What is TIm getting to go cruising on??

BTW, I think the barrier coat would be Interprotect 2000E not Interlux 2000.

What engine is on this boat? Also, has the fuel tank been replaced??
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I think this boat is better than the one being offered to the right buyer.
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BTW, the sailplan and interior for the Ericson 35-III looks like this:

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Beautiful boat Maine Sail. I've seen photos of it in some of your other posts. What is TIm getting to go cruising on??
Has not found it yet. They are flying to Florida this weekend, moisture meter in hand, to look at three or four boats. They are considering the CC Freedom's..

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BTW, I think the barrier coat would be Interprotect 2000E not Interlux 2000.
Yep.. Picky....

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Also, has the fuel tank been replaced??
No but removed, cleaned, inspected, pressure tested and an inspection port installed.
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"Powerful you have become, Dog. The dark side I sense in you."
Or, are you considering buying it instead of the Telstar?


Maine, Very beautiful vessel, why is Tim not using that for cruising?
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Nah, love my boat, and wouldn't change it... just thought that any potential interested parties would want to know about the engine and fuel tank, since the fuel tank rusting out is an issue and knowing what engine you're getting into is always good...
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Maine, Very beautiful vessel, why is Tim not using that for cruising?
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I was just looking at his boat today after following another post. The boat is beautiful. We just bought our first boat a few months ago, but if we were ready to go bigger, I'd jump at this. You can check out some of the work they've put into her here:

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BTW - Tim posted in another forum that Cordelia is SOLD!

This boat was impeccably maintained!

My wife and I saw the boat before the other buyer, and would have placed an offer had Tim not told us that he granted the (eventual) buyer the right of first refusal.
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