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Old 12-07-2010, 15:58   #1
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Pearson Wanderer

Does anyone know what the centerboard of a late 1960s Pearson Wanderer was made of - Monel, Iron, Steel, Bronze?

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Old 16-08-2010, 07:30   #2
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Yes - it is fiberglass.

I am in the process of negotiating the purchase of a 1968 Pearson Wanderer. I had the survey done on Thursday, and we short-hauled her to take a look at all the wet bits and pieces underneath - including dropping the centerboard and raising it back up.

The centerboard isn't really all that heavy. The ballast is in the keel - 3,800 lbs of lead.

- Bill T.
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