Ericson 32-2

1969 — 1978
insignia
Designer
Bruce King
Builder
Ericson Yachts
Associations
?
# Built
470
Hull Type
Fin w/spade rudder
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
31 7 / 9.6 m
Waterline Length
24 0 / 7.3 m
Beam
9 8 / 3 m
Draft
4 11 / 1.5 m
Displacement
8,800 lbs / 3,992 kg
Ballast
4,000 lbs / 1,814 kg (Lead)
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
452 ft2 / 42 m2
Total Sail Area
451.8 ft2 / 42 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
204.7 ft2 / 19 m2
P
31 5 / 9.6 m
E
12 11 / 4 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
247 ft2 / 23 m2
I
37 11 / 11.6 m
J
12 11 / 4 m
Forestay Length
40 1 / 12.2 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Universal
Model
Atomic 4
HP
30
Fuel Type
Gas
Fuel Capacity
25 gal / 95 l

Accomodations

Water Capacity
30 gal / 114 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
6.56 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
16.97
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
45.45
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
284.18
heavy
Comfort Ratio
25.03
coastal cruiser
Capsize Screening
1.87
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

The first ERICSON 32 (also known as the SCORPION 32 - 1966) was a completely different boat and was only produced for a short period of time. (See ERICSON SCORPION 32)
This, far more popular version, is conventionally referred to as ERICSON 32-2. It began production in 1969 and hull numbers 101 through 573 were built by 1978.
The Ericson 32-3 didn’t begin production until 1985.

TALL RIG:
I: 41.00’ / 12.50m
J: 13.00’ / 3.96m
P: 34.50’ / 10.52m
E: 14.00’ / 4.27m
Tot.UW SA: 508.00 ft2 / 47.19 m2


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