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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-20-2014
Replies: 11
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Posted By eherlihy
Re: Surveyor in RI?

I wish that I used Peter Hunt; Peter Hunt Surveyor (http://www.huntmarinesurvey.com/)

I also wish that more people would use captainrated.com to find surveyors in their area, and post reviews of...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-19-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,100
Posted By Moody38CC
Re: Surveyor in RI?

Adrian Johnson of Johnson Marine in Mystic, CT, did a 46' Moody for me last winter. He charged a fee per foot of length. Before engaging him, we talked a lot and he sent me a copy of a survey he...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-19-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,100
Posted By jvlassak
Re: Surveyor in RI?

We used William Coble last year - he spent all day going through the boat and delivered quite a detailed report afterward. He also gave a lot of pointers during the survey. I would use him again in a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-20-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 3,109
Posted By Alex W
Re: Pearson 34 - Talk me out of it

I haven't looked too closely at a 70s Pearson. I really like my 80s Pearson 28-2, and the 33-2 looks like a nice size bump on paper.

I do like the design and build quality of my 80s Pearson...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-18-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 3,109
Posted By sandy stone
Re: Pearson 34 - Talk me out of it

I owned a P32 for several years and loved its sturdy construction and the way it sailed. The P34-1 adds extra inches in all the right places for comfort, and is faster besides. Assuming the boat is...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-17-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 3,109
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Pearson 34 - Talk me out of it

Pearson 34 of that vintage did not have a cored hull. The Saber is a nicer boat, but the P34 is very well built.

Watch for moisture in the hull near the lifeline gates. Also check that the bladder...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-17-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 3,109
Posted By miatapaul
Re: Pearson 34 - Talk me out of it

I don't know about the cored hull, but I would have a hard time talking anyone out of a Pearson. Even with a cored hull, Pearson does a good job with laminates so I would not worry unless the hull...
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