Boat Review April 1, 1999 Issue

Pearson 26

This 1970’s-era racer cruiser was available in standard full-cabin and One Design expanded cockpit versions. In their time, both were competitive in club racing. Today, the Pearson 26 is a good family boat at an affordable price.

A 1970's racer/cruiser that makes a fine, economical boat despite a few problems.

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