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  • By Vincent Mcgowan
  • Updated: March 17, 2008

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From the 1960s to the late 1980s, California-based Ericson Yachts produced thousands of sailboats. One of the first models to emerge was the Ericson 30, designed by Bruce King; 150 were built between 1966 and 1970.

The E30’s high bow, sheer, and balanced overhangs are complemented by teak toerails and the tall, rounded coachroof that sweeps upward forward of the comfortable cockpit. Wide side decks make it easy to move forward inside the shrouds.

Touted as a racer/cruiser, the E30 raced successfully under the C.C.A. rule. A long, swept-back fin keel containing 3,000 pounds of encapsulated lead ballast works with the rudder hung on a partial skeg to keep the boat balanced on all points of sail. At 35 feet, the rig is short by today’s standards, making big overlapping jibs necessary for light airs. The tiller head is near the middle of the cockpit sole, and with the traveler located on the small aft deck and well-placed winches, the boat is convenient to singlehand.

Below, it offers 6-foot-2-inch headroom in a wood interior with bulkheads bonded to the hull. A one-piece fiberglass headliner brightens the cabin and provides structural support but restricts access to many of the deck fittings. Ten fixed ports admit lots of light, while a large forward hatch provides ventilation.

The galley is at the foot of the removable companionway steps, with a two-burner alcohol stove and oven to port and a deep sink and icebox to starboard. In the saloon, a long settee and bookshelf face a U-shaped dinette. Both convert to large sleeping berths. Forward of the main bulkhead is a hanging locker; opposite is a small, well-appointed head, its door serving also to separate the V-berth from the rest of the interior. The split V-berth sits high, above the stainless-steel water tank, the 10-gallon plastic holding tank, and stowage.

The balsa-cored deck is solid wherever hardware is attached. But beware: Not all fittings are fastened with backing plates. The chainplates are bonded to the inside of the hull, and this arrangement makes it difficult to inspect them. The deck is bolted to the solid fiberglass hull, and the joint is fiberglassed. The resulting watertight seal rarely causes concern. Ericsons of this era generally don’t exhibit any osmosis.

Access to the original Atomic 4 and its 20-gallon gasoline tank is through a door behind the steps or from the cockpit via the cavernous lockers afforded by the lack of quarter berths. Most E30s around today have been repowered with diesels.

An unusual feature of the boat is that the propeller exits the hull above the rudder. While this protects the prop behind the partial skeg, it makes maneuvering in tight quarters an adventure.

In the Ericson 30, I found what I wanted: a boat I could afford that was large enough to live on and small enough to learn on. Similar vessels are listed at prices from $14,000 to $29,000, and the Ericson Owners Association (www.ericsonyachts.org) is a valuable source for more information about this and other Ericson models.

Vincent McGowan, his wife, Traci, and their son, Nathan, sail their 1969 Ericson 30, Sway, on Puget Sound.

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ERICSON 30+ Detailed Review

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If you are a boat enthusiast looking to get more information on specs, built, make, etc. of different boats, then here is a complete review of ERICSON 30+. Built by Ericson Yachts (USA) and designed by Bruce King, the boat was first built in 1979. It has a hull type of Fin w/spade rudder and LOA is 9.12. Its sail area/displacement ratio 17.44. Its auxiliary power tank, manufactured by undefined, runs on Diesel.

ERICSON 30+ has retained its value as a result of superior building, a solid reputation, and a devoted owner base. Read on to find out more about ERICSON 30+ and decide if it is a fit for your boating needs.

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Boat specifications, sail boat calculation, rig and sail specs, auxillary power tank, accomodations, contributions, who designed the ericson 30+.

ERICSON 30+ was designed by Bruce King.

Who builds ERICSON 30+?

ERICSON 30+ is built by Ericson Yachts (USA).

When was ERICSON 30+ first built?

ERICSON 30+ was first built in 1979.

How long is ERICSON 30+?

ERICSON 30+ is 7.72 m in length.

What is mast height on ERICSON 30+?

ERICSON 30+ has a mast height of 11.73 m.

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Ericson Yachts was founded by a number of former employees of Columbia Yachts. With a few exceptions, the Ericson line was a collaboration with designer Bruce King. Though many Ericson models sold extremely well, the company had a turbulent history financially from the beginning with numerous changes in ownership. In 1968 the company became a subsidiary of Pacific American Industries and a new plant was built in Santa Ana , CA. By 1990, the Ericson brand had been acquired by Pacific Seacraft, which continued to build some of the later models until 1999, when it was retired. Original Address: 1931 Deere Avenue Santa Ana, CA 92705 USA MIC: ELY

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Best Ericson Sailboats: A Complete Guide

Best Ericson Sailboats: A Complete Guide | Life of Sailing

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Daniel Wade

December 28, 2023

Sailboats that stand the test of time are often classics and loved by many sailors. One example is looking for the best Ericson sailboats, dating back to 1964.

Ericson had an up and down history but still managed to produce quality boats. So which ones were the best out of their lineup before their demise?

Out of the thousands of sailboats this company put together, there are a handful that stand out. The best Ericson sailboats consisted of the 26, 27, 29, 30, 32, 34, 35, 36C, E38, and 46 models. Each boat has a unique size and design, making them quite different from other brands at that time.

By 1999, the Ericson brand had been through enough over the years in terms of bankruptcy, ownership changes, and not keeping up with market demand by improving their boats. After poor sales that year, they decided to close shop for good, but still had plenty of produced sailboats to carry on the name.

According to experts in the sailing industry, Ericson sailboats were ahead of their time in the early 1970’s. They were a pioneer in the sailboat realm and built many classics that you can find for an affordable price today.

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‍ Top 10 Ericson Sailboats

Through much debate, many sailors argue about which Ericson sailboat is the best. Many will claim a variety of factors influence trying to buy one today, such as price, condition, and size.

Depending on what suits your style of sailing and how you intend to use the boat will likely affect your decision on what is best. For Ericson, there are plenty of sizes and models to choose from.

1. Ericson 26

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The 26 model offered a good size for sailors having a small crew or operating shorthanded with a fractional sloop. This one is just shy of 26 feet long and has about a five-foot draft. These were designed perfectly for day sailing or light cruising.

Bruce King helped develop this one, which turned out to be a stiff and fairly fast boat. Since it has self-tailing winches, and furling headsails, and you can control the mainsheet from the cockpit, it is easy to operate.

2. Ericson 27

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The Ericson 27 debuted in 1971 with a displacement of 6,600 pounds and plenty of stability in the masthead sloop. The boat is roughly 27 feet long and sits about four feet in the water.

Many love this design since it navigated through choppy waters and responded to wind changes well. In addition, it can also sleep five comfortably.

There is enough sailing area to handle just about any condition and it is great for coastal cruising. If you have difficulty finding a crew or only want to be by yourself, this one makes it easy to handle all alone.

3. Ericson 29

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Another masthead sloop rig type, the Ericson 29 is about 29 feet long with a draft of 4.33 feet. This one reached popularity among those that wanted to enjoy cruising and doing it at night.

There are sleeping accommodations for up to five people and plenty of room to move around. This design was similar to other popular models they produced, but not as easy to operate by yourself like the other shorter models.

4. Ericson 30

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The Ericson 30 has an appeal like no other model in their lineup. They tweaked this design for about 10 years, making it one of the longer models they have played with.

It is nearly 30 feet long, has a fractional sloop, and sits nearly six feet in the water. It offers plenty of room to sleep five people and live aboard.

This is a great size to live on and learn about your boat without being too overwhelmed if you are new to that lifestyle. This one has become popular with sailors wanting to try that out.

5. Ericson 32

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There were multiple designs of the Ericson 32 , with two of the most popular ones being designed by Bruce King in 1969 and 1985. The one in 1969 had a lot more problems, but they are both classics at 32 feet in length and a six-foot draft.

The later model was built for four years and they produced 700 of them. You will likely see many Ericson 32s with another number associated with it due to different features like the keel type or the optional tail rig.

Both the older and newer models of the 32s are attractive boats. If you are wanting the better of the two in terms of look, handle, and speed, you cannot go wrong with the latter model.

6. Ericson 34

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The 34 footer installment was a good design with high-quality construction. This masthead sloop was nearly 35 feet and just over six feet of draft.

Depending on the year these were built, the exterior did not change that much in comparison to the interior. Out of all the boats that Ericson produced, they were most proud of the molding structure they used on this one.

The deck used a balsa core and had a plywood backing under the deck fittings to offer extra support. With the fiberglass hull, it provided one of the sturdiest options without compromising performance.

7. Ericson 35

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The Ericson 35 was similar to the 34, with some slight differences. This one is nearly 36 feet and sits around 6.17 feet in the water.

This one was a good cruiser, with some models meant for casual sailing. It handled offshore sailing very well and had the classic look.

The interior made this boat easy to live on and accommodate over five people. Whether you are racing or living on it, this boat could do it all.

8. Ericson 36C

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The 36C was another beauty offered by Ericson, coming in at 36 feet and a five foot draft. This cutter rig is a great size, but you can still operate shorthanded if you do not have enough people on board.

This boat can do it all with coastal cruising, day sailing, and living full time on it. With its fiberglass hull, it is one of the lighter boats for its size. You could even race this if you wanted.

9. Ericson E38

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If you are looking for a larger Ericson boat, you cannot go wrong with the E38 . At nearly 38 feet long and 6.5 feet in the water, it offers the best of both worlds for living space and is easy to handle.

With the masthead sloop, you can expect top performance while cruising. This is another quality build that you can live aboard too.

10. Ericson 46

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The largest boat that Ericson put together was the 46 , coming in just shy of 46 feet and about a seven-foot draft. With another masthead sloop design, you can rest assured the performance will be there.

There were actually two versions, one that is a racer and one that is a cruiser. Over a three-year period, only 20 of these were built. Depending on which one you find, there will be slight adjustments to the performance package.

Why Erickson Boats Are Popular

A lot of nautical miles have been made on Ericson boats over the years and for a good reason. They were quality boats that had a classic look, easy to handle, and were affordable.

Back in 1965, these were primarily cruising sailboats that later adapted to a hybrid of a family-oriented cruiser. Other models specifically included fin keels, excellent bustle, and spade rudders for better performance.

You will definitely find better modern boats that have more luxury, speed, and performance compared to something that was built in the 60s to the 80s. But for the price and nostalgia, it is hard to pass up a classic like Ericson.

What to Look for in Used Ericson Boats

As with any used boat, you need to thoroughly inspect it before trying to purchase one. This means going over the sails, mast, deck, engines, and anything else that catches your eye.

Potential Cracking

There have been some reports of very early models having cracks in the deck or mast. It is hard to blame them, since many boat designs have come a long way from over 40 years of being in the water. While very few have those reports, it is worth having it inspected by a professional before buying one.

Be Happy to Walk Away

Before committing to one, make sure that you know all of the histories before buying one. This will help you tremendously before you fall in love with its beauty.

Walking away and thinking it over for a few days can greatly help your buying process. You never know how urgent a seller might be, so you might end up getting a better deal on the price if you do decide to buy it after walking away.

Why an Ericson Sailboat Could Work for You

Ericson sailboats were unique luxury yachts that were built for speed. In addition, they had enough luxury on the inside that you could spend days or live on them for a period of time.

You typically can find one for a good price, which is why they are popular compared to other boats. With similar comparisons to other top-of-the-line sailboats, they make for a competitive option.

Luxury and Price

For those that want to buy an Ericson, they are all about luxury and performance for a good price . Since most models are over 40 years old, they are reasonably priced.

Depending on the size and model, almost all of the Ericson sailboats can be found within any budget. If you have experience fixing up boats, an Ericson can be worth its weight in gold.

Living Space

Customers that typically want an Ericson enjoy the amount of living space that it offers. On top of that, it provides the speed of comparable racers or cruisers that you will find today.

If you want a boat that allows you to live on to your own standards or race as you like, Ericson boats are the way to go. They offer the perfect blend of performance and comfort.

Stiff Builds

Ericson sailboats were strongly built and have a stiff feel to them. If a stiff boat is something you are after, the Ericson models are a good fit.

This means they have a different feel when sailing. If you were to buy one, it might take some getting used to if you have only handled newer boats.

Since Ericson boats have limited builds for each year that they were produced, you likely will not see them that often. They offer a nostalgic and classic look that only a few boats provide.

This creates a sense of urgency when buying. It is important to proceed with caution and check out the boat properly before you decide to jump on one.

The Rise and Fall of Ericson

Ericson was founded in 1963 and had a few molds to base designs of boats on to get started. After about a year and a half of poor production, they filed for bankruptcy since they were not hitting the mark with customers on their designs.

They were purchased in 1965 by Mark Pitman and Del Walton, who also hired Bruce King to begin designing their lineups. King is responsible for many of the best boats offered by Ericson, who even fine tuned some of his own creations a few years later.

Later in 1968, Pacific American Industries bought out Ericson and continued to produce similar models. CML group later purchased the brand and operated from 1971 to 1984.

Pacific Seacraft later bought the molds for various models, like Ericson 34 and 38 to move on with production. The brand continued to move forward with the same old designs without many changes.

Since the brand never pushed to market its products and management was lazy in trying to think of what the market wanted, sales dipped in the late 1990s. They never went boating shows or much of anything to promote their lineup. This caused Ericson to shut down for good.

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Ericson 30+

The Ericson 30+ is a classic sailboat that has been popular among cruising sailors for decades. Designed by Bruce King and built by Ericson Yachts in the 1970s, this boat has a reputation for being fast, comfortable, and seaworthy. At 30 feet in length, it strikes a good balance between manageable size and spacious accommodations.

One of the standout features of the Ericson 30+ is its solid fiberglass hull, which is known for its strength and durability. The boat has a moderate displacement, a fin keel, and a spade rudder, which all contribute to its impressive sailing performance. Belowdecks, the Ericson 30+ has a comfortable interior layout with a roomy saloon, a galley, a head, and a V-berth forward. There is also a quarter berth aft, which provides additional sleeping space. Overall, the Ericson 30+ is a versatile and reliable sailboat that has stood the test of time.

LOA: 29.92 ft LWL: 25.33 ft Beam: 10.50 ft Draft: 5.83 ft Displacement: 9000.00 lbs Ballast: 4000.00 lbs Hull type: Fin w/spade rudder Hull construction: FG Rigging type: Fractional Sloop

Ericson 30+ for sale in the last 12 months

Below you'll find the latest Ericson 30+ listings for the last 12 months. We compare the listing price with boats listed in the past and the color coding indicates if the price is good (green = below the average listing price) or more on the expensive side (red = seller is asking more than the average listing price).

Ericson 30+ listing prices over time

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  • Start date Feb 18, 2023

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  • Feb 18, 2023

While collecting quotes for a new main sail for Discovery, I always use Sailboat data ( https://sailboatdata.com/sailboat/ericson-30 ) for sail dimensions: Rig and Sail Particulars J - 12.20 ft / 3.72 m I -36.50 ft / 11.13 m P - 38.50 ft / 11.73 m E - 12.83 ft / 3.91 m 2 Sail Lofts accepted these numbers but a third asked me to measure the current 20+ year old sail. I have concerns about this last sail loft and my question is, do I have a legitimate concern?  

Loren Beach

Loren Beach

O34 - portland, or.

A long time ago, when I was selling some sails for a big loft in Seattle, the loft mgr insisted that I measure everything (!), and then for potentially tricky parts like the tack and clew offsets take some pictures too. IMHO a loft will accept the info from a source like 'sailboat data' for making estimates, but will not build a sail from those measurements. Also, the measurements from the existing sail will represent a sail that has changed shape or potentially been modified over time, and perhaps was not quite correct even when it was new. Those black bands on the mast and boom are important, too. Decide on how many reefs and what % of reduction you need for your sailing area, too. Make sure that your Ericson emblem is included, numbers, and a draft stripe is nice also. Regards, Loren  

  • Feb 19, 2023
Loren Beach said: A long time ago, when I was selling some sails for a big loft in Seattle, the loft mgr insisted that I measure everything (!), and then for potentially tricky parts like the tack and clew offsets take some pictures too. IMHO a loft will accept the info from a source like 'sailboat data' for making estimates, but will not build a sail from those measurements. Also, the measurements from the existing sail will represent a sail that has changed shape or potentially been modified over time, and perhaps was not quite correct even when it was new. Those black bands on the mast and boom are important, too. Decide on how many reefs and what % of reduction you need for your sailing area, too. Make sure that your Ericson emblem is included, numbers, and a draft stripe is nice also. Regards, Loren Click to expand...

Christian Williams

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E381 - los angeles.

Uh, sailmakers can use Sailboatdata dimension for estimates, but the actual order requires measurement of your own boat. You can make those measurements yourself, but a good sailmaker will often come to the boat and do it. I'd never order a sail of any kind without the rig in place, and certainly not by measuring some 20-year-old stretched-out rag.  

Christian Williams said: Uh, sailmakers can use Sailboatdata dimension for estimates, but the actual order requires measurement of your own boat. You can make those measurements yourself, but a good sailmaker will often come to the boat and do it. I'd never order a sail of any kind without the rig in place, and certainly not by measuring some 20-year-old stretched-out rag. Click to expand...
mjsouleman said: Recommendation - 1. Don't order sails until the mast is back up. Click to expand...

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Jeff & donna, e35-3 purchased 7/21.

@mjsouleman Mark, We used Quantum in Bristol, RI. Steve insisted on coming to measure from our boat. Fortunately, the rig was up. His insistence on measuring gave me a greater level of comfort. He preferred that our sails were off for measuring and never looked at our old sails. I don't know if he could get the data he needs for your boat with your rig down. We've been in to view the completed sails and were very pleased. Of course, we won't get to try them out until May. Let me know if I can be of any help. Cheers, Jeff  

Prairie Schooner said: @mjsouleman Mark, We used Quantum in Bristol, RI. Steve insisted on coming to measure from our boat. Fortunately, the rig was up. His insistence on measuring gave me a greater level of comfort. He preferred that our sails were off for measuring and never looked at our old sails. I don't know if he could get the data he needs for your boat with your rig down. We've been in to view the completed sails and were very pleased. Of course, we won't get to try them out until May. Let me know if I can be of any help. Cheers, Jeff Click to expand...
  • Feb 20, 2023
mjsouleman said: Jeff, I will look into Quantum and I found NorthSails near also. At this point it looks like I won't get the boat in the water till late June, very bummed . Click to expand...

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Ericson 29 & Islander 30 Keel Construction

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Two questions same subject. A 1978 Ericson 29 and a 1981 Islander 30 Bahama, both with full keels. I have been doing some reading, and I can not tell what the keel construction is. Are either or both filled with lead. Are either of the keels filled with lead and encapsulated in fiberglass.  

Joe

I'm not sure why you call them full keels. Sailboatdata.com describes hull types for both as: Fin w/spade rudder. http://sailboatdata.com/viewrecord.asp?class_id=999 http://sailboatdata.com/viewrecord.asp?class_id=1362 That description alone would indicate the ballast as external... i.e. bolted on. I can't answer your question about whether the keel is covered with a separate layer of FG... But the connection seam between keel and hull are normally built up with FG after the two are joined. I defer to the experts in this area however.... just wanted to clarify your hull description.  

I had an Ericson 32 and one of the best features of that boat was that the keel was integrated into the hull rather than being bolted onto the hull. You could actually feel a difference in performance as the integrated keel had a noticeably smoother and more solid feel as it sailed. It also was very fast, easily overtaking most other boats of similar size. Some of the draw backs were that it tended to fishtail going down wind more that other boats requiring you to pay more attention to the helm when broad reaching or running with the wind. Other Ericson owners noted this same characteristic. Also the hull was sleek and some cabin space was sacrificed more than other makes. Being that most of the time there was only two of us on board, the cabin issue was not a problem for me. I generally liked the engineering and quality of construction.  

Chris Patterson

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Eddie is correct on this one....the 29 is the same deal. Lead poured into an encapsulated keel, all one piece. No keel joint. There's an Islander Bahama here on the hill, I'll peep at it this afternoon and see if it is the same.  

Joe, no, my 32 was a fin/spade keel that molded as part of the hull and filled with lead. Generally boats that size indeed have bolted on fin or spade keels but Ericsons are different in that respect. It is a feature that I love about Ericsons. I do question the terminology of "full keel". Full keel refers to the shape and configuration of the keel and not the method of construction.  

This is an Islander Bahama 28, fin keeled, tiller boat. (This boat could be had for very little, with a new Yanmar in it)..  

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This is my Ericson getting some dirt time. I've always called this a shoal draft keel, but I guess that technically means a fin keel like Joe said.  

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A shoal draft fin keel. Often a manufactuer will offer two variations, one a little shorter that is intended for shallower or shoal waters. The shape or style of the one depicted in your photo is a shoal draft variation of a fin keel.  

Often people refer to boats boats with fixed keels as "keel boats" meaning that they do not have a removable or retractable keel such as a centerboard, dagger board or side board. Boats between 16 and 28 feet can sometimes have two versions, one with a permanent, fixed keel or one with a retractable keel, usually a center board, that is intended for easier trailering. I am thinking that what Ropeburn was told meant that the boat has a permanent/fixed keel as opposed to a retractable keel but the configuration or style is a fin keel  

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Ericson 31 independence

The ericson 31 independence is a 30.92ft masthead sloop designed by bruce king and built in fiberglass by ericson yachts (usa) between 1977 and 1981., 70 units have been built..

The Ericson 31 independence is a heavy sailboat which is slightly under powered. It is stable / stiff and has a good righting capability if capsized. It is best suited as a coastal cruiser. The fuel capacity is originally small. There is a short water supply range.

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  1. ERICSON 30+

    20 to 30 indicates a coastal cruiser; 30 to 40 indicates a moderate bluewater cruising boat; 40 to 50 indicates a heavy bluewater boat; over 50 indicates an extremely heavy bluewater boat. Comfort ratio = D ÷ (.65 x (.7 LWL + .3 LOA) x Beam^1.33), where displacement is expressed in pounds, and length is expressed in feet.

  2. Ericson 30+

    Comfort Ratio. This ratio assess how quickly and abruptly a boat's hull reacts to waves in a significant seaway, these being the elements of a boat's motion most likely to cause seasickness. Read more. Formula. 22.57. <20: lightweight racing boat. 20-30: coastal cruiser. 30-40: moderate bluewater cruising boat.

  3. Ericson 30 Sailboat Review

    Affordable, sturdy, and easy on the eye, the Ericson 30 has all-around appeal. "Classic Plastic" from December 2007. A nice spring to the sheer is a highlight of the pretty lines Bruce King drew for the Ericson 30. Vincent Mcgowan. From the 1960s to the late 1980s, California-based Ericson Yachts produced thousands of sailboats.

  4. Ericson 30

    The Ericson 30 is a 29.92ft fractional sloop designed by Bruce King and built in fiberglass by Ericson Yachts (USA) since 1979. The Ericson 30 is a moderate weight sailboat which is a reasonably good performer. It is very stable / stiff and has a low righting capability if capsized. It is best suited as a coastal cruiser.

  5. Ericson 30 1

    The Ericson 30 1 is a 30.25ft masthead sloop designed by Bruce King and built in fiberglass by Ericson Yachts (USA) between 1967 and 1971. ... The data on this page has been derived from different sources but a significant part is attributed to sailboatdata.com. We thank them for their encouragements and friendly collaboration.

  6. Ericson 30-2

    Ericson 30-2 is a 29′ 11″ / 9.1 m monohull sailboat designed by Bruce King and built by Ericson Yachts between 1977 and 1979. Great choice! Your favorites are temporarily saved for this session. ... Source: sailboatdata.com / CC BY. Embed Embed. View Demo. Embed this page on your own website by copying and pasting this code.

  7. ERICSON 30+: Reviews, Specifications, Built, Engine

    Built by Ericson Yachts (USA) and designed by Bruce King, the boat was first built in 1979. It has a hull type of Fin w/spade rudder and LOA is 9.12. Its sail area/displacement ratio 17.44. Its auxiliary power tank, manufactured by undefined, runs on Diesel. ERICSON 30+ has retained its value as a result of superior building, a solid reputation ...

  8. Ericson Yachts

    Ericson 30-1. 1967 • 9.2 m. Ericson Yachts was founded by a number of former employees of Columbia Yachts. With a few exceptions, the Ericson line was a collaboration with designer Bruce King. Though many Ericson models sold extremely well, the company had a turbulent history financially from the beginning with numerous cha...

  9. Best Ericson Sailboats: A Complete Guide

    2. Ericson 27. r32_damax. The Ericson 27 debuted in 1971 with a displacement of 6,600 pounds and plenty of stability in the masthead sloop. The boat is roughly 27 feet long and sits about four feet in the water. Many love this design since it navigated through choppy waters and responded to wind changes well.

  10. Ericson 30+ Sailboat values and recent boats for sale

    The Ericson 30+ is a classic sailboat that has been popular among cruising sailors for decades. Designed by Bruce King and built by Ericson Yachts in the 1970s, this boat has a reputation for being fast, comfortable, and seaworthy. ... More specs at sailboatdata. Ericson 30+ for sale in the last 12 months.

  11. Ericson 30 2

    The Ericson 30 2 is a 29.96ft masthead sloop designed by Bruce King and built in fiberglass by Ericson Yachts (USA) between 1977 and 1979. ... The data on this page has been derived from different sources but a significant part is attributed to sailboatdata.com. We thank them for their encouragements and friendly collaboration.

  12. E-30+ Sail P,I,J

    While collecting quotes for a new main sail for Discovery, I always use Sailboat data (https://sailboatdata.com/sailboat/ericson-30) for sail dimensions:Rig and Sail ...

  13. Ericson 30

    The Ericson 30 is a 29.92ft fractional sloop designed by Bruce King and built in fiberglass by Ericson Yachts (USA) since 1979. ... The data on this page has been derived from different sources but a significant part is attributed to sailboatdata.com. We thank them for their encouragements and friendly collaboration.

  14. Ericson 30+ Sail Data

    Ericson 30+ Sail Data ; Ericson 30+ Sail Data. Pinit. SKU: X-SD-6038 . Quantity discounts available . Quantity Price; Quantity -+ Add to Cart . You may also like. Anchor Riding Sail Kit (12.5 sq. ft.) Sheet Bag Kits - Standard Sunbrella® Color (4 Bags) Winch Cover Kit - Standard Sunbrella® Color.

  15. Ericson 29 & Islander 30 Keel Construction

    26. Hunter 340 Detroit. Mar 6, 2015. #1. Two questions same subject. A 1978 Ericson 29 and a 1981 Islander 30 Bahama, both with full keels. I have been doing some reading, and I can not tell what the keel construction is. Are either or both filled with lead. Are either of the keels filled with lead and encapsulated in fiberglass.

  16. Ericson 39

    Ericson began using the Westerbeke 30, and while this was a good model, it's bound to be very old by now. Most used 39s have been re-powered, and I'd be willing to pay a premium for a boat with a new or newer engine. The access is not very good as the engine is shoehorned behind the companionway steps. The original boats came with a 20-gallon ...

  17. Ericson 31 independence

    The Ericson 31 independence is a 30.92ft masthead sloop designed by Bruce King and built in fiberglass by Ericson Yachts (USA) between 1977 and 1981. ... The data on this page has been derived from different sources but a significant part is attributed to sailboatdata.com. We thank them for their encouragements and friendly collaboration.