PEARSON 28 (1980-82)

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Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin w/spade rudder
Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 28.00 ft
LWL: 25.00 ft
S.A. (reported): 371.00 ft²
Beam: 9.33 ft
Displacement: 7,850.00 lb
Ballast: 3,530.00 lb
Max Draft: 5.00 ft
Construction: FG
Ballast Type: Lead
First Built: 1980
Last Built: 1982
Builder: Pearson Yachts (USA)
Designer: William Shaw

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Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 15.08
Bal. / Displ.: 44.97
Disp: / Len: 224.29
Comfort Ratio: 23.92
Capsize Screening Formula: 1.88
S#: 2.22
Hull Speed: 6.70 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 833.43 pounds/inch

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Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 37.50 ft
J: 11.30 ft
P: 31.90 ft
E: 10.00 ft
S.A. Fore: 211.88 ft²
S.A. Main: 159.50 ft²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 371.38 ft²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 15.09
Est. Forestay Length: 39.17 ft

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Designers: William Shaw
Builders: Pearson Yachts
Related Sailboats: PEARSON 28 (1975-80)
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The first PEARSON 28 underwent a number of modifications around 1980. These included an updated keel and a number of minor changes to the interior.
The PEARSON 28-2 (1985) is a completely new design.