Web site for San Francisco area sailors of the Ericson 27 racer-cruiser. Includes a lightly-used set of individual forums for many Ericson models.
Owner's information exchange including a discussion forum, a registry, and descriptions of Ericson owners' projects.
From the early 60's, builder of fiberglass cruising boats in California. Sold, closed, reopened and sold again, the company's assets were eventually purchased by Pacific Seacraft who made a few of the Ericson models until about 1999.
Horner reviews the thinking behind this design, its various versions, its construction methods, and its history, including pricing history. He identifies design or construction problems that have been found in older boats. Comments include: "A boat that . . . seems to do just about everything well."