New Portlights for a PEarson 30 - SailNet Community
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 6 Old 12-01-2009 Thread Starter
Senior Member
 
nickmerc's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: O'Fallon, MO
Posts: 563
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Rep Power: 7
 
New Portlights for a PEarson 30

Of the many projects planned for this winter I am thinking of replacing the 4 small fixed lights with new portlights. This is fairly straight forward. I am wondering what brands people like. I am debating what to do with the large, oddly shaped ports in the main cabin. I think I might like having more ventilation in the cabin than maintaining the original look of the boat. Has anyone tackled replacing large lights like these with multiple smaller port lights? I would love to put one large one on each side, but the light follow the curve of the cabintop walls so I cannot do that. Does anyone know of a company that makes reasonable priced custom portlights?

Any advice or thoughts on this subject would be much appreciated.
________
Philippine girl Cam

Last edited by nickmerc; 08-18-2011 at 05:35 AM.
nickmerc is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 6 Old 12-01-2009
Ticon 30
 
dbruce85's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Fort Erie
Posts: 151
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 9
 
This may be a good place ot start. I have not used either of the suppliers of ports, but I am sure other readers have.
Good Luck
David

Pearson Parts Sources
dbruce85 is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #3 of 6 Old 12-01-2009
Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: annapolis,md
Posts: 36
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
 
Since you are in Annapolis,you might talk to Keith at Maritime Platics in Eastport .They can help you source what you need-or fabricate something custom if that's what you will need.Ask them to show their photo album of completed work,it's impressive! [a satisfied customer]
georgefmys is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #4 of 6 Old 12-01-2009
Senior Member
 
mitiempo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Victoria B.C. Canada
Posts: 7,512
Thanks: 0
Thanked 96 Times in 87 Posts
Rep Power: 8
   
Reasonable price and custom seldom go together!

Brian
Living aboard in Victoria Harbour
mitiempo is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #5 of 6 Old 12-01-2009 Thread Starter
Senior Member
 
nickmerc's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: O'Fallon, MO
Posts: 563
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Rep Power: 7
 
Brian,

I know. I can always dream.
________
Buy Roor Bongs

Last edited by nickmerc; 08-18-2011 at 05:35 AM.
nickmerc is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #6 of 6 Old 12-01-2009
Senior Member
 
Allanbc's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Posts: 525
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Rep Power: 9
 
I have a Pearson 365. I plan on replacing my port lights with ones from New Found Metals. They aren't cheap but they are really nice. The PO replace the two larger portlights with NFMs. Now all I need to do it replace all five of the smaller one.

I have no suggestions on your odd shaped windows.

"When in command, command." -- Admiral Nimitz

Difference between a power boater and a sailor out on the water: A power boater is going some place special, a sailor is already there.

s/v Zotz 1981 Pearson 365 Ketch Hull #375
Allanbc is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

By choosing to post the reply above you agree to the rules you agreed to when joining Sailnet.
Click Here to view those rules.

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.


User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
pearson 424 vs. passport 40 neworlsailer Boat Review and Purchase Forum 8 03-09-2012 05:16 PM
1969 Pearson 32'?? capt.terry28 Boat Review and Purchase Forum 2 10-09-2006 12:00 AM
Pearson 424, singlehanded? piscator Boat Review and Purchase Forum 3 09-27-2006 01:04 PM
Great Lakes Pearson Rendezvous sailnuts General Discussion (sailing related) 0 03-30-2004 08:02 AM
Pearson 36 vs C&C 37 dnr Boat Review and Purchase Forum 1 11-16-2002 04:07 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome