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Pearson 34 Centerboard replacement

Does anyone know if there is a source for a replacement for the centerboard board on the P34?
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A centerboard on a 34' boat? (With a cored hull, no less.) Don't you mean keel? That would have to be custom-crafted, I would imagine.

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I beleive the P34 was a stub keel/centerboard design, with the bulk of the mass in the stub keel. The centerboard was primarily to generate lift and help prevent leeway.

If the centerboard is unweighted, which is the case with the centerboard on my boat, you might try Foss Foam and see if they make one. If it is a weighted centerboard... that'll be a bit more difficult.
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Builder: Pearson Designer: Bill Shaw
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LOA: 33'9" Beam: 11'2" Displacement: 11,750 lbs.
Draft: 3'10" / 7'6" Ballast: 4,660 lbs.
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SemiJim: I think the gent means just what he said....Centerboard on a 34...yep there is such an animal after all...
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The Pearson centerboard models were very popular along the east coast, primarially the Chesapeake Bay area... I bet that SailorMitch, who lives in the area, and is a big Pearson fan, may have some pointers. PM him, and PLEASE post on your findings. I am investigating a Pearson centerboard model myself.

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BTW, might want to try D&R Marine, as they used to have the molds and would make a new board. 508-644-3001
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I beleive the P34 was a stub keel/centerboard design, with the bulk of the mass in the stub keel. The centerboard was primarily to generate lift and help prevent leeway.
I'll be damned. You learn something new every day .

I actually looked before answering. Didn't look hard enough. Turns out they made two versions of that boat: A "centerboard version" and a "keel version":



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