I have posted the Pearson 28-2 manual in PDF format in sections for ease of downloading. See the link below. Let me know if you have any problems and enjoy your (new?) Pearson 28-2. Interestingly, I think the 1986 Pearson 28-2 I recently bought in May 2016 was the same boat mentioned in mghorton's post above as it is hull number 170. We live in East Tennessee near Watauga Lake and I have enjoyed sailing recently renamed Impulsive. My wife and I are newbies but enjoying ourselves.
I have not posted enough in the SailNet system to post a link so you will have to copy the following in your browser (you may have to put www in front of it):