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Topic Review (Newest First)
10-04-2013 10:00 PM
bobperry
Re: 28 footer recommendations (Pearson 28-2 equivalents?)

Albin Cumulus 28 is the big sister of the Albin Cirrus 7.8 that I owned for 15 years. This is a great looking, great sailing, stout built boat that could take you anywhere. Hard to find in this country but worth the search.
10-04-2013 08:06 PM
mikel1
Re: 28 footer recommendations (Pearson 28-2 equivalents?)

Ericson! 27, 28, 29 all great build quality boats at good prices today . . .
10-04-2013 08:01 PM
scottie55
Re: 28 footer recommendations (Pearson 28-2 equivalents?)

Albin Vega 27
09-28-2013 12:51 AM
watsongs
Re: 28 footer recommendations (Pearson 28-2 equivalents?)

I'm on the west coast; send me his name!
09-27-2013 10:31 PM
northoceanbeach
Re: 28 footer recommendations (Pearson 28-2 equivalents?)

There's a guy here on sailnet on the west coast that hates his and would probably give it to you. Forgot his name.

Oh sorry you're on the east coast. Never mind.
09-24-2013 09:27 PM
Alex W
Re: 28 footer recommendations (Pearson 28-2 equivalents?)

It looks like you are the same ajmd who was asking about Pearson 28-2s a week or two ago. Did you look at this boat in person yet?
09-24-2013 07:02 PM
Alex W
Re: 28 footer recommendations (Pearson 28-2 equivalents?)

The only Pearson 28 made in 1986 is the 28-2. It just says Pearson 28 on the side. It is easy to tell the 28-2 and the older 28-1 from each other in photos. Both are nice boats, just very different designs.
09-24-2013 03:17 PM
ajmd
Re: 28 footer recommendations (Pearson 28-2 equivalents?)

1986 pearson 28 is all it says. Not if it is 28-2 or anything else.
09-24-2013 01:48 PM
mikeysail29
Re: 28 footer recommendations (Pearson 28-2 equivalents?)

The Pearson 28-2 is a great boat. I owned one for six years and singlehanded it a lot. A boatyard worker (a fiberglass guy) who was doing some work for me commented that it was one of the better built boats he's worked on, in terms of the quality and finish of the fiberglass even in areas that are not normally accessible.

It also handles quite nicely under sail and power.
09-24-2013 01:26 PM
ajmd
Re: 28 footer recommendations (Pearson 28-2 equivalents?)

thnks
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