PEARSON 28 (1975-80)

PEARSON 28 (1975-80) insignia PEARSON 28 (1975-80) photo PEARSON 28 (1975-80) drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin w/spade rudder
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
28.00 ft / 8.53 m
LWL:
24.00 ft / 7.32 m
Beam:
9.25 ft / 2.82 m
S.A. (reported):
395.00 ft2 / 36.70 m2
Draft (max):
5.00 ft / 1.52 m
Displacement:
7,850 lb / 3,561 kg
Ballast:
3,530 lb / 1,601 kg
S.A./Disp.:
16.05
Bal./Disp.:
44.97
Disp./Len.:
253.51
Construction:
FG w/balsa cored deck
Ballast Type:
Lead
First Built:
1975
Last Built:
1980
Builder:
Pearson Yachts (USA)
Designer:
William Shaw

Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make:
Universal
Model:
Atomic 4
Type:
Gas
HP:
30
Fuel:
14 gals / 53 L

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
16.05
Bal./Disp.:
44.97
Disp./Len.:
253.51
Comfort Ratio:
24.86
Capsize Screening Formula:
1.86
S#:
2.04

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
36.50 ft / 11.13 m
J:
11.83 ft / 3.61 m
P:
32.00 ft / 9.75 m
E:
11.00 ft / 3.35 m
S.A. Fore:
215.90 ft2 / 20.06 m2
S.A. Main:
176.00 ft2 / 16.35 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
391.90 ft2 / 36.41 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
15.93
Est. Forestay Len.:
38.37 ft / 11.69 m
Mast Height from DWL:
41.83 ft / 12.75 m

Accommodations

Water:
22 gals / 83 L

Notes

Replaced with the PEARSON 28-2 in 1985, a new design, also by William Shaw.

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