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  1. Pearson 26 Rudder Lost - know of any for sale?

    Gear & Maintenance
    Good evening everyone. Went for a sail on the Magothy yesterday on my Pearson 26 and the rudder sheared off at the hull line. I've had her for 2 years and in that time completed a week long cruise around the bay and, in early October, completed a Delmarva circumnavigation. Have also been out in...
  2. Pearson 26 Rigging - Bent Forestay Turnbuckle

    Gear & Maintenance
    Came in from a sail this past Sunday and noticed that the lower end around the forestay turnbuckle is pretty well bent. Doesn’t look like the upper is bent but the lower obviously is. Pictures here: https://picasaweb.google.com/116513800373784938813/P26Forestay?authkey=Gv1sRgCJ7S65TT8__YBQ#...
  3. Pearson 26 keel bolts

    Gear & Maintenance
    I am having my keel bolts redone. The boat yard I am using could only get them by special order. So they ended up with 75 instead of just the 8 they needed. These are 5/8 galvanized bolts, washers, and nuts. They are looking for any other Pearson 26 owners who might need them. They are only...
  4. New member/sailboat owner..

    Introduce Yourself
    As the title says, we're new sailboat owners and SailNet members (after a few weeks of lurking)... but not yet sailors. Brief history...lots of time spent in small 12' - 14' fishing boats w/ a 9.9 hp Merc botherin' Walleyes and Northern Pike. Decades. Always wanted to sail. Bought a...
  5. Rusty Keel Bolts

    Gear & Maintenance
    Hi all, The keel bolts on my Pearson 26 are pretty rusted. Especially the aft most keel bolt; however, the is no delamination in the sole and it is solid. Since the boat is hauled for the winter i'm thinking about taking out the bolts and inspecting them. What do you all think? What would be...
  6. Pearson 26 Stern Rail

    Pearson
    Does anyone know the demensions for a P26 stern rail. I'm trying to find one however the gentleman from massmarineparts.com said there are none in his yard. However, he might be able to find one if I give him the demensions. As I'm not able to get out to my boat to measure myself, I'd appreciate...
  7. P26-redirect halyards to cockpit

    Pearson
    Does anyone have any photos, diagrams or suggestions on running the mainsheet and jib halyards from the mast to the cockpit on a P26? I'm not sure what the best arrangement of blocks, deck organizers or clutches would be to make singlehandling easier.
  8. Replacement sails for Pearson 26

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    I have a 1979-vintage Pearson 26. One of the previous owners fitted a Harken roller-furling rig to the headsail, which works pretty much OK. It's getting to be time to replace the sails. A quick Web search shows that there are several places that make replacement sails for this boat. I'd be...
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