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1983 Ericson 35-3

Oxnard, California

$36,900

"Happy Tales" is a very nice Ericson 35-3 with new batteries, fresh bottom paint, and good equipment. Ready to cruise to the Channel Islands or beyond.  The 35-3 is a modern, revised and improved version of the classic Ericson 35-2. 

 

Basic Boat Info

Boat Name: Happy Tales
Make: Ericson
Model: 35-3
Year: 1983
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: ERY35141M83H
Has Hull ID: Yes
Keel Type: Fin Keel

Dimensions

Length: 35 ft
Length Overall: 35'5 ft
Waterline Length: 28'10 ft
Beam: 11'4 ft
Max Draft: 6'2 ft
Displacement: 13,000 lb
Ballast: 5,800 lb
Single Berths: 2
Double Berths: 2
Twin Berths: 1

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Universal
  • Model: 25
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 23hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: Bronze
  • Year: 1983
  • Engine Hours: 1784
  • Engine Location: Center

Tanks

Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 40 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 110 gal
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 20 gal

Other

Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: Direct
Windlass Type: Electric
Boat Class: Sloop, Racers and Cruisers

Contact

David Quillin
Seacoast Yachts

Office

Seacoast Yachts of Channel Islands
2950 S. Harbor Blvd
Oxnard, California, US, 93035
Tel:805.407.1246
Disclaimer

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

Owner's personal items excluded.  Exclusions include, however are not limited to, Seller's personal possessions, loose items, binoculars, handheld radio(s), charts, tools, fishing equipment, spare parts, clothing and foul weather gear, galley equipment, linens/bedding and any items not specifically listed on equipment list specifications sheet.



Accommodations

The Ericson 35 MKIII features an interior with genuine teak cabinetry, a soft vinyl headliner, and a varnished teak/holly sole. Plenty of light and air from 2 opening hatches, 7 opening ports plus 4 fixed ports.

  • Forward, a private cabin features a comfortable berth with a custom-fitted mattress. A dressing settee lifts and doubles as a filler piece.  Abundant drawer space and adjacent hanging locker offer plenty of options for personal gear and attire. 
  • Aft to port the head compartment layout includes a vanity sink, locker storage, mirror, manual toilet (head pump needs rebuilding), and a separate shower compartment. Ventilation is provided with an opening port and solar vent. New Y valve for head installed 2021
  • The main salon is spacious, warm, and comfortable. There's a U-shaped dinette with seating for 5 and a comfortable lounging settee opposite.
  • To starboard, the U-shaped galley is outfitted with a 3 burner propane stove/oven, deep stainless sink, cold plate refrigeration, and large amounts of storage options. A locker door opens to a trash compartment located away in the cockpit locker.
  • Opposite the galley to port is a forward-facing nav station with electrical panels and electronics. 
  • Aft of the nav station is a  6'6" x 4' quarter berth with a port opening to the cockpit.  
Galley

The U-shaped galley on the Ericson 35 is starboard at the base of the companionway steps. starboard, t

  • 3 burner propane stove/oven,
  • Deep stainless sink
  • Cold plate refrigeration, 
  • Xintex S-2A propane monitor and control
  • Pressure hot and cold fresh system
  • Plumbed for foot pump seawater (pump inoperative)
  • 110V water heater
  • (2) 10lb propane tanks
  • Portable Microwave
  •  A locker door opens to a trash compartment located away in the cockpit locker.
Hull and Deck

The Ericson 35 is a Bruce King design and like her sister the E-38, a great upwind performer with sea-kindly characteristics.  A robust tri-axle grid liner is bonded into the hull and engineered to collectively support the rig, keel, and engine while reducing overall weight. The house, topsides, and decks were painted with awl grip recently.

  • Deep Delta Shaped Keel  - Aids Stability & Upwind Performance
  • New Bottom paint June 2021
  • Broad Side Decks 
  • Lifelines w/ Gates  Custom Stern Perch Seats
  • Teak Coach roof Handrails
  • (2) Lewmar Hatches
  • T-Shaped Cockpit w/ Comfortable Settees
  • Deep Settee Locker
  • Transom Swim Ladder
  • Custom New Cockpit Cushions
  • Heavy-duty bow roller
  • Electric Windlass with a foot switch
  • 33lb Bruce with 40’ 3/8” BBB galvanized chain and 150’ nylon rode
  • Stern rail-mounted Danforth anchor with  chain and rode
  • (2) deck hatches
  • (4) Dorade vents
  • Anchor and steaming lights
  • Deck light
  • Running lights
  • Lifelines and stanchions
  • Boarding gates
Sails and Sail Handling
  • Full batten Mainsail - very good condition
  • Roller Furling Genoa- very good condition
  • Spinnaker- very good condition
  • Spinnaker pole
  • New main halyard
  • Standing rigging replaced in last 12-15 years
  • (2) Lewmar 2-speed self-tailing primary winches
  • (2) Lewmar 2-speed self-tailing spinnaker winches
  • (2) Lewmar 2-speed self tailing Cabin top self-tailing winches
  • New Lazy Jacks
  • Windex
Electrical
  • 110 Volt Breaker Panel
  • Polarity Indicator
  • 30 Amp Shore Power Cord
  • AC Volt Meter
  • Battery Charger
  • Multiple Outlets - GFI Protected
  • 12 Volt Breaker Panel w/ Volt Meter
  • (2) new Group 27 house Batteries (2021)
  • (1) new Group 24 Engine start battery
  • Battery Charger
  • 12 Volt Interior Lighting
  • Accessory Outlets
Electronics
  • Furuno Radar
  • Garmin GPS
  • Pedestal Magnetic Compass
  • VHF Radio 
  • Autohelm Wheel Autopilot
  • Standard Depth & Knot Meters
  • Standard Wind Direction & Speed (masthead transducer needs cleaning)
  • West Marine Stereo with Cabin and Cockpit Speakers
  • Windex
Canvas
  • Dodger
  • WInch Covers
  • Cockpit wind rail covers
  • Handrail covers
  • Pedestal cover
  • Companionway cover
  • Genoa Sheet Bags
  • Outboard cover

 

Additional Equipment
  • Full USCG Safety Gear
  • Lifesling
  • BBQ
  • Jack Lines
  • Nissan 4hp Outboard   (no dinghy)
  • Custom Stern perch Seats
Disclaimer

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

Owner's personal items excluded.  Exclusions include, however are not limited to, Seller's personal possessions, loose items, binoculars, handheld radio(s), charts, tools, fishing equipment, spare parts, clothing and foul weather gear, galley equipment, linens/bedding and any items not specifically listed on equipment list specifications sheet.

Additional Contact Information

Please contact David Quillin at (805) 407-1246 for an appointment to view Happy Tales.


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