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1977 Ericson 39B

location icon San Diego, California
Year 1977
Length 39 ft
Builder/Manufacturer Ericson Yachts Inc

39' Ericson 39B '77 "Defiance"

DEFIANCE is 100% capable of sailing offshore to Hawaii or farther destinations. She is very comfortable for two people long term and three or four for shorter trips. She’s extremely tough and sails close to the wind in all conditions. She tracks well with fin keel and skeg hung rudder.


Year Built 1977
Category Sail
Length Overall 39 ft
Length Of Deck 39 ft
Beam 11'4 ft
Construction Fiberglass
Hull ID ERY39208M77A
Min Draft 5'10 ft
Drive Type Direct
Engines 1
Total Engine Power 40 hp
Cruising Speed 5 kn
Maximum Speed 6 kn
Fuel Tanks 1
Fuel Tank Cap. 80 gal
Fuel Tank Mat. Aluminum
Water Tanks 1
Water Tank Cap. 80 gal
Water Tank Mat. Plastic
Holding Tanks 1
Holding Tank Cap. 20 gal
Holding Tank Mat. Plastic
Ballast 9,500 lb
Displacement 14,000 lb

Engine 1 Specifications

Make: Perkins
Model: 4-108
Drive Type: Direct
Fuel: Diesel
Engine Power: 40hp
Type: Inboard
Propeller Type: 3 Blade
Year: 1977

Enter the offset companionway into the salon. To starboard is the galley, and to port is the entrance to the aft stateroom. Drawer storage and hanging lockers provide plenty of storage in the aft stateroom, as well as a work counter. The head is next forward to port, and entering the salon you'll find an apartment refrigerator, settee on either side, bulkhead mounted TV and heater. All the way forward is the v berth.


110V Magic Chef refrigerator

Magic Chef 3-burner cooktop with oven

GE microwave oven

Pressure fresh water system

10-gal water heater

(2) sinks

Electronics and Navigation

B&G WS310 wind sensor (new)

B&G Triton 2 depth, speed temp wind display (new)

Airmar DTS810 Smart Transducer

B&G depth sounder

Raymarine autopilot

Ritchie compass


B&G Vulcan 7 chart plotter (new)

Raymarine R-10 radar

VHF radio

All navigation NMEA 2000

24” Dynex Smart TV



12V DC and 110V AC

(2) AGM house batteries (new 2020)

(1) AGM start battery (new)

Promariner Prosport 20 battery charger (new 2017)

Yamaha gas EF1000 generator

200W solar panel (new)

Rich solar controller (new)


35-lb CQR anchor with 150’ chain

Manual gypsy windlass

Mainsail and Genoa covers

Achilles 9’ inflatable dinghy with 2.5hp Suzuki outboard (2016)

Anchor and deck lights

Running lights

Spreader light

Bow pulpit and rails

Lifelines and stanchions

Boarding gates

Dock lines and (4) fenders

Swim ladder


Outboard mount

Radar reflector



Actual LOA: 39

Last bottom paint – August 2021

Sails and Rigging

Manual boom vang

Wire standing rigging

Aluminum keel-stepped mast

Mainsheet traveler

Spinnaker pole

Mainsail stack pack

Profurl roller furling on 140% headsail

Running rigging new 2020


 (2) Barlow primaries

 (3) Barlow secondaries


 Battened main

 Storm jib (new)

 Trysail (new)

Engine and Mechanical

Bilge blower

Emergency engine stop

Engine alarm

Fuel filter

Fume detector

Raw water sea strainer

Stove and engine fuel shut-off valves

Cockpit engine controls

New VDO gauges and sensors (volts, temperature, oil pressure and tachometer)

Thermal and acoustic engine area insulation

New alternator 2021

New Sherwood fresh water pump for engine (2021)

Whale Gusher manual and Rule electric bilge pumps

Wheel steering

Jabsco fresh water head with new plumbing

20-gal plastic holding tank

Ratelco coal furnace


Live well

Rod holders


(6) life jackets

(4) fire extinguishers

Bell, horn and whistle

Emergency tiller




Jack lines


MOB pole


Other Features and Equipment

Tools and spares in organized workshop in stern berth


All seller’s personal effects on board are excluded from the sale of this vessel.

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.