pearson 28 vs ericson 28 - SailNet Community
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 2 Old 03-01-2009 Thread Starter
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: connecticut
Posts: 41
Thanks: 2
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
pearson 28 vs ericson 28

We're moving up form a precision 21 and have been sailing in Fisher Island Sound, but we'd like to have a boat that we could spend weekends on and go out to block island and long island. We made an offer on a pearson 32, but it didn't go through, now my wife is thinking a 28 ft. might be more in her comfort zone. We always seem to come back to the pearson, but there are 2 ericson 28 's that are in our area and price range. The pearson is a 79 (10K 2007 survey says refitted and well maintained) the ericsons are 86 and 89's (15K and 22K)

Any comments,advice or suggestions on the construction, quality and sailing characteristics of the two boats? Greatly appreciate it.
mysticsailor is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 2 Old 03-01-2009
ASA and PSIA Instructor
Join Date: Apr 2000
Posts: 3,830
Thanks: 13
Thanked 37 Times in 37 Posts
Rep Power: 18
The Pearson 28 is a nice boat, well made and good sailing characteristics, maybe not the most spacious 28, but a good value all around. Don't know the Ericson. As usual, the best buying strategy is to pay a premium for a well-equipped and maintained model. My favorite 28 is the Call 28-II, thes emay run mid- upper $20K but are a very sweet, more modern design. several regards...
sailingfool is online now  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook

Quick Reply

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


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

Email Address:


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 vs Newport vs Ericson vs Catalina 30 miatapaul Boat Review and Purchase Forum 13 09-24-2016 02:16 AM
Feedback on Ericson 30+, Tartan 3000, Cal 31, Pearson 32 SESailor Boat Review and Purchase Forum 2 12-07-2007 12:39 PM
Pearson 36 vs C&C 37 dnr Boat Review and Purchase Forum 1 11-16-2002 04:07 PM
Ericson 26 vs. Pearson 27 danapsy Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10 01-26-2002 06:57 AM
''87 Ericson 32 vs. ''84 Pearson 34 Netko7 Boat Review and Purchase Forum 1 07-12-2001 12:25 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