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Old 06-16-2007
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I think you will find the Pearson to be a better built boat than the Irwin, although this is a generalisation since I am not specifically familiar with the Irwin 30. Neither boat would be my choice for the trip you plan. The Pearson 30 or any of the various earlier 32 models are more seaworthy vessels, and probably not too far pricewise from the Irwin or P28. That said, I agree with sticking with the boat you know. There is nothing wrong with an Atomic 4 if it is in good condition.
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