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Re: Outboard on 1974 Pearson 10m?
Yes, this is probably only feasible as a DIY job near the boat's current location. You might get lucky and find a nearby free or nearly free boat wrecked in Sandy that still has a workable engine. Remove the engine for the Pearson 10M, take a chainsaw to the free boat and sell the parts on eBay, trailer the engine to your Pearson 10M, and install it yourself.
Alternatively, you could fabricate a new mast step from fiberglass-covered wood to replace the corroded step in the Pearson 10M to make the boat sailable, and sail the boat to its new location with coastal hops, assuming good weather windows and an otherwise seaworthy vessel.
Either way, you will be spending some time in CT...
Last edited by jameswilson29; 06-11-2013 at 11:59 AM.