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  1. Pearson 34 for Baja Haha and Sea of Cortez

    Boat Review and Purchase Forum
    I'm thinking of purchasing a 1984 Pearson 34 with the intent of doing the Baja Haha, starting from SF, and spending a couple months sailing the Sea of Cortez. Can anybody share any insights on the suitability of this boat for this adventure? Does she pound when going to weather in a seaway...
  2. adding propane locker on Pearson 34

    Hi, I'm looking at buying a Pearson 34. Currently boat has pressurized alcohol stove. I'd rather have propane. Has anyone added/built in a propane locker? Where did you place? what was involved? How easy/ difficult? ( Other option is newer, non-pressurize alcohol store. that wouldn'tbe...
  3. Engine size on Pearson 34

    Boat Review and Purchase Forum
    We are looking at two Pearson 34s. We like boat #1 better but it has a 16hp engine which seems underpowered to me. Boat #2 has a 30hp engine but will need other refurbishments, none of which will equal the cost of replacing the engine on boat #1. We would like to hear from owners of similar...