SailNet Community - Reply to Topic

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  


Quick Menu
Forums           
Articles          
Galleries        
Boat Reviews  
Classifieds     
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Charts
Clothing
Electrical
Electronics
Engine
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Maintenance
Marine Electronics
Navigation
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Rigging
Safety
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here






Go Back   SailNet Community > Boat Builders Row > Pearson > Pearson 323 Bow Water Tank
 Not a Member? 


Thread: Pearson 323 Bow Water Tank Reply to Thread
Title:
  

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

Message:
Trackback:
Send Trackbacks to (Separate multiple URLs with spaces) :
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

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:

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.



Click here to view the posting rules you are bound to when clicking the
'Submit Reply' button below


Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Click here to view the posting rules you are bound to when clicking the
'Submit Reply' button below


Topic Review (Newest First)
01-17-2009 05:55 PM
jandkellis
P 323 Bow tank

Gary,

Thank you very much; your observation is helpful.

Jim
01-17-2009 10:05 AM
garyp
bow tank

Was down at the boat after posting yesterday and looked at the tank: it's not as I remembered. It's not held in by straps like the side tanks. It sits between low bulkheads forward and aft of the tank, and is held down by plywood strips about 4 in wide glassed to the hull sides. The fit of the tank athwartships is snug to the hull sides, as the tank is shaped to the same angle as the bow.

Clear as mud?

Gary Pitsenberger

P323 Dragonfly
01-16-2009 10:20 AM
garyp
323 bow tank

My 323 (hull # 316) has a molded poly bow tank. I believe it is 40 gal. It is held down by straps.

Didn't see any help on the 323 restoration site-- looks like they're just getting started. If you still need photos let me know. I'll check back with this page.
01-11-2009 10:34 PM
OasisII
Not Sure

I haven't owned the boat that long, nor have I really taken a close look. I assumed it was fiberglass molded. Next visit, I will take a closer look. The Port and Starboard water tanks appear to be the same, but again, I never looked that close.
01-11-2009 04:15 PM
jandkellis Mike,

Thanks for the info; I'll check each of them out. Do you mean that your bow tank is molded out of fiberglass or is it a Kracor polyethelene tank which has been encapsulated in fiberglass?

Thanks again,

Jim
01-08-2009 05:51 PM
OasisII
My Water Tank is molded in

The water tank in my P-323 is molded into the hull. It has since been converted to a holding tank - which I am not sure was the smartest thing to do.
Bear in mind that my boat is hull #2. They could have changed design later on to a free standing tank, but not sure.

I am not sure that Sailnet really has an interest in Pearson owners. They have deleted all of the previous forum activity, Most Pearson owners have moved on to Yahoo Pearson groups and Google Pearson groups. You can find a lot of neat information on Pearson 323 - A wealth of information on the P323. Also try PearsonOwners.com - Home

Mike
01-06-2009 08:16 PM
Perithead jand,

Here you go, this should answer your question. Its a website about the restoration of a Pearson 323, its pretty in depth and probably has what you are looking for.

I have this website and many others listed at my own website, Sailing and Such. Check it out too and you will probably find it helpful.

You can find the Pearson 323 website here.

Good luck!
01-06-2009 06:33 PM
JohnRPollard No problem. Let's leave it here for now.

But I'm not sure what you mean by "access the 323 info"?
01-06-2009 06:24 PM
jandkellis Hi,
Thanks; I'm new to the forum; how do I access the 323 info? In addition, I'll defer to your judgment about where to list the question.
Thanks again,

Jim
01-06-2009 05:13 PM
JohnRPollard Jim,

I've moved this thread from the SBD&C forum to the Pearson forum. The SBD&C forum has some fairly specific topic limitations that this thread does not meet.

If you'd prefer this thread be moved to Gear&Maintenance, just let us know.
This thread has more than 10 replies. Click here to review the whole thread.

 
Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:34 PM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012

The SailNet.com store is owned and operated by a company independent of the SailNet.com forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.