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Forum: Diesel   04-04-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 4,092
Posted By PsychedChicken
Re: Yanmar 3GM oil line failure

Do any of you have a part number for this piece?
Mine just blew, I knew this was an issue and meant to replace it.

Luckily I'm in port.
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children   02-02-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,262
Posted By PsychedChicken
Re: Moving aboard with new baby??

Thank you so much! Im checking out that blog now, I actually think I came across this one a while back.

I appreciate your response. :D
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children   02-02-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,262
Posted By PsychedChicken
Moving aboard with new baby??

My husband and I have a 1972 Ericson 35 Mk II.
He has spent the last year pouring his heart and soul into her and she is finally ready to put back in the water and sail home once we slap some...
Forum: Diesel   07-25-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 430
Posted By PsychedChicken
need a clutch for a yanmar 3gm30

i have a yanmar 3gm30f with a kanzaki km3p transmission, i am un need of a clutch and cant seem to track one down on the interwebs, any suggestions?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-14-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 2,499
Posted By PsychedChicken
First Bottom Job

Doing my first bottom job. Were doing it on a Ericson 35 Mk II

My question, is Sea hawk clorinated rubber primer what I should use?
Best bang for the buck? Pros and cons?
It'll have West...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-11-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 1,603
Posted By PsychedChicken
Re: Questions and Advice for that first BIG sail in a new(OLD) boat

Geeze Zee, you talk in fortune cookies. :laugher
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-11-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 1,603
Posted By PsychedChicken
Re: Questions and Advice for that first BIG sail in a new(OLD) boat

Thanks Zee! Im so excited to get her home!! :)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-11-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 1,603
Posted By PsychedChicken
Re: Questions and Advice for that first BIG sail in a new(OLD) boat

Had our rigging inspecting, all is well to make the trip home!! SOO excited. Heres to hoping that there are no catastrophic failures.
Also, here is a picture of her:...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-01-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 1,603
Posted By PsychedChicken
Re: Questions and Advice for that first BIG sail in a new(OLD) boat

I actually was given a .pdf copy of the owners manual for my boat on the Ericson Forum. SOOOO glad.
I appreciate all the adivce and am going to have my husband read through it too. Luckily were...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-30-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 1,603
Posted By PsychedChicken
Questions and Advice for that first BIG sail in a new(OLD) boat

A few months ago my husband and I bought a 1972 Ericson 35MkII. We got her for a steal and she needs some work, but all in all we are thrilled with what we got. My husband has been doing some work...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-08-2013
Replies: 128
Views: 23,469
Posted By PsychedChicken
Re: Making a living as a liveaboard

This pretty much sums up my plan... I own my boat, my car is paid off, and Im outfitting it while I still have a job. My husband is an awesome fisherman and I have excellent IT skills. Im going...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   06-27-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 5,881
Posted By PsychedChicken
Re: Sailing Blogs

Melody. I absolutely love your blog. :D I've been reading it most of the afternoon, from the beginning. <3
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   06-21-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 2,499
Posted By PsychedChicken
Re: Need Help Outfitting for Cruising. :)

A watermaker is definitely on the list of necessities. Even if I get one now and am rarely in a situation where it is "needed", I will need one in the long run. Eventually I will be upgrading...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   06-19-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 2,499
Posted By PsychedChicken
Re: Need Help Outfitting for Cruising. :)

Soo... I received some "feedback" in the chat about not including a picture of the new boat...

It needs some clean up, but here she is. Thats my husband on the boom.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   06-19-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 2,499
Posted By PsychedChicken
Re: Need Help Outfitting for Cruising. :)

Thanks!!
Lucky, Im not too worried about anchors. My husband has QUITE the collection. However, chain will be another story.
We have been looking into a water maker, and I'm stashing money...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   06-18-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 2,499
Posted By PsychedChicken
Re: Need Help Outfitting for Cruising. :)

Thanks! :)
Im looking forward to seeing what there is to see out there.

:D
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   06-18-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 2,499
Posted By PsychedChicken
Question Need Help Outfitting for Cruising. :)

Hello Everyone. My husband and I have been working towards running away on a sailboat for years. We have owned numerous smaller vessels and finally upgraded.
We kind of stumbled upon an Ericson...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   06-19-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 613
Posted By PsychedChicken
Talking 2 will Crew for Passage! US => Europe

We are a young, adventurous, hardworking couple looking for passage from the US to Europe. We are in Florida but willing to leave out from about anywhere from Texas to around and up the eastern...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-23-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,458
Posted By PsychedChicken
Dents in hull?

I just bought a 21foot San Jaun. I knew it needed work, but everything was their and (seemingly) solid. I bought it anyway because I paid less then the trailer it is on is worth....

the deck...
Forum: Learning to Sail   02-08-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 3,173
Posted By PsychedChicken
Tips or Pointers for a Beginner?

Hey!

MY husband and I have this dream of running away on a sailboat (long story short). Neither of us know how to sail. He bought me a little mini-fish (13ft dingy) to learn on. After...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-08-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,318
Posted By PsychedChicken
Hey! This has nothing to do with your post...

Hey! This has nothing to do with your post because, alas, I am an amateur. However, my husband and I are just getting into sailing and live in North Florida. We've been looking at boats on the...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   02-08-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 372
Posted By PsychedChicken
Sailor in training - North Florida.

Hello World!!

My name is Kasey and I am 21 years old. I was taken sailing once as a child and it has held a spot in my heart ever since. In highschool I met my now husband Chris. We decided...
Forum: herSailNet   02-08-2011
Replies: 44
Views: 8,191
Posted By PsychedChicken
I also have long hair and have spent many a day...

I also have long hair and have spent many a day on boats. Not necessarily sail boats but i feel your pain. I am notorious for tying my hair up as tight as possible so that it is highly unlikely to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-08-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 2,868
Posted By PsychedChicken
Once you have the sailboat the girls come...

Once you have the sailboat the girls come naturally. :D
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