Re: Looking at a 1974 Pearson 30'
I have replaced bushing before.. but on a different boat. Not sure how Pearson does this, but there are plenty of Pearson owners and they have their own site too, I believe..
Found this, may be helpful, but the linked owners group appears not to be there...
1984 Fast/Nicholson 345 "FastForward"
".. there is much you could do at sea with common sense.. and very little you could do without it.."
Capt G E Ericson (from "The Cruel Sea" by Nicholas Monsarrat)