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Pearson 33
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Description: Pearson 33
Keywords: Pearson 33
 


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Review Date: Mon March 8, 1999 Would you recommend the product? Yes | Price you paid?: None indicated | Rating: 0 

 
Pros:
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Masthead Sloop with medium aspect ratio main. Large cockpit w/2 seat compartments and lazerette. "V" berth w/drawers and bins, head w/sink and shower. Two setees in main cabin, with pedestal table w/drop leaf. Large ice box, sink, gimbled stove w/oven. Atomic 4, prop in arpeture.

Strong, simple, easy to sail.

Not as fast as some modern cruiser/racers. Rates 183 PHRF.

Good boat
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Review Date: Thu June 6, 2002 Would you recommend the product? Yes | Price you paid?: None indicated | Rating: 0 

 
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good boat sound and strong sails good i dont race so cant tell if she is fast or not but is fast enough for me i dont think there were to many of these boats made since it is hard to get any real info on them
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ereiss
Senior Member

Registered: November 2002
Posts: 145
Review Date: Tue October 7, 2003 Would you recommend the product? Yes | Price you paid?: None indicated | Rating: 0 

 
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2003, just finished my first season with it. Well balanced, well finished. Likes wind but with the 150 genoa a little overpowered in 20 knots of wind, need to reef down.
Simply a pleasure.

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Ed Reiss
Being There
Freedom F38 #154
out of Marion, MA
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Review Date: Mon January 5, 2004 Would you recommend the product? Yes | Price you paid?: None indicated | Rating: 0 

 
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IIDolphins is a 1970 Pearson 33 Sloop upgraded in 2000 inside and out. Bowsprit triple anchor rollers, center travler, new canvas, new Blue Sea electrical system, all new lights and wiring nav,foredeck,anchor,strobe,tricolor,cabin lights,chart table/nav center, par waterpump, 60 gals fresh water, 15 gal holding tank, 20 gal diesel, volvo MD2D 25hp w/pedistal controls, new galley w/two burner small bottle conversion, 5 lewmar ports and many, many more upgrades. Beam 10.0, draft 4.0/7.6 modified fin keel w/centerboard and skeg-hung rudder. Main w/2 reefs, 135% Genoa roller furling and extra heavy weather 110% Genoa 7oz. All lines led to cockpit. Sweet Boat!
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HALCYON_P33
Junior Member

Registered: October 2004
Review Date: Thu October 21, 2004 Would you recommend the product? Yes | Price you paid?: None indicated | Rating: 0 

 
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Looked at lots 31 to 34 footers before deciding on the P33-2. We were stepping up from a P30 and wanted similar or better sailing. We were not disapointed. Quality of construction, use of sapce, and sailing characteristics are excellent. Great ventilation, good use of wood below, huge accessable icebox, aft head and aft cabin.
w/ 135 rf headsail makes 7k in 16k breeze. Handles Lake Erie chop very well. 2004 was our 1st season (bought in mid-June). We have been delighted.
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dquack
Licensed 50 Ton Master

Registered: January 2003
Location: Currently on Lake Ontario in New York
Posts: 37
Review Date: Sun January 22, 2006 Would you recommend the product? Yes | Price you paid?: None indicated | Rating: 0 

 
Pros:
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Nice Boat. Its strength is in the hull design with the well supported rudder, aperture Prop, shoal integrated keel w centerboard for pointing, and extra thick fiberglass throughout. For serious cruising you will need to work on the anchoring systems, and the icebox which is huge but not well insulated. Cockpit is large with lots of storage in two lockers and a lazarette but larger scuppers should be added for heavy seas. The four large cabin ports are non opening which would be nice in hot climates. There is lots of storage but the interior finish of the lockers is poor.
The masthead rigged boat sails well in all conditions, is tough as nails, and gives me a feeling of safety in storms. I've hove-to with a double reefed main in 35-45 knots and took a nap while waiting it out. Could've kept sailing upwind if I wanted too.
All through hulls need to be installed or replaced (gate valves or missing altogether). Very good all around boat, great for a couple or singlehanded sailor.

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Smooth Seas,
Captain Don Quackenbush
SV HERMES, Pearson 33
East Coast, Great Lakes
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Trekker33
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Registered: July 2007
Location: Canada
Review Date: Wed July 9, 2008 Would you recommend the product? Yes | Price you paid?: None indicated | Rating: 8 

 
Pros: Very comfortable interior good ventilation and sails great
Cons: angled cockpit seats, small bladder type holding tank

My second season (2008) with a 1986 Pearson 33-2. Really injoying the boat. Great sailing centerboard boat, with 135 jib. Comfortable interior, great ice box...huge inside for beer storage, lots of storage throughout boat, an easy sailing boat, under power it moves well, but pulls to port a little in reverse. Great ventilation with lots of opening ports and hatchs. All berth are comfortable. The motor and all systems are very easy to reach and work on. Holding tank is a bladder container which is small for this size of boat. Anchor locker is shallow but I still fit in a spare Danforth anchor. CQR 25lbs on the roller. Companionway stairs are better laid out than most boat I have been on and easy to climb. Cockpit seats are on an angle which takes some getting used to and more so when laying around on them at the dock. Boarding ladder is very easy to use when swimming...split backstay.
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