Pearson 323

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Summary Information:
  • Keel: Modified Full Keel
  • Hull Shape: Monohull
  • Beam: 10 ft
  • LWL: 27.50'
  • Maximum Draft: 4 ft 5 in
  • Displacement: 12800 lbs
  • Headroom: 6 ft 1 in
  • Dry Weight: 12800lbs

1978 Pearson 323, re-powered Yanmar 3YM30, many cruising upgrades, great condition

If you're looking for an affordable cruiser for the Bahamas, with renowned capability and a proven design, this is the boat for you. The vessel shows very well and is one of the best condition P323's you'll find.

Vixen is hull #107 of this very popular William Shaw design of Portsmouth, Rhode Island. The Pearson 323 is considered a very sturdy, long-range coastal cruiser. It has a solid fiberglass hull, skeg hung rudder, modified full keel and shallow draft, perfect for the Bahamas or FL Keys cruising (draws only 4'5'').

Vixen has had many upgrades in the last few years. All new upholstery throughout, a new cabin sole, new teak flooring, upgraded Force 10 3-burner stove/oven, new fans, cockpit dodger and full Raymarine electronics.

The bottom paint was done at haul out in May 2015. Vessel also has a folding, 3-blade prop with plenty of push from the repowered 30hp Yanmar with 900 hours.

She can sleep 5 with a v-berth forward, a single to port on the settee and a double to starboard with the dining table converted.

Layouts and Accommodations: Accommodations: Number of berths: 5 V-berth: double Settee Port: single Dinette conversion starboard: double
Total Horsepower: 30
Engine-1-description item:
  • Yanmar 3YM30 - re-powered
  • Total Power: 30 HP
  • Hours: 900
  • Transmission: Yazaki
  • Shaft: 1 1/4 inch with PSS dripless seal
  • Propeller - 3-blade Max-prop feathering
  • Engine Brand: Yanmar
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Fresh Water Tanks: (80 Gallons)
  • Fuel Tanks: (26 Gallons)
Engine and Mechanical Equipment:
  • Racor primary fuel filter
  • 3 - 12 volt batteries (2 new in Jan 2015)
  • 100 watt solar panel with smart charger
  • Raymarine - wind, speed and depth
  • Lowrance Global chart plotter
  • Custom Radar arch
Sails and Rigging:
  • Main sail, fully battened with jiffy reefing
  • 150% Genoa
  • 135% Jib
  • Asymmetrical Spinnaker
  • USCG registered vessel
  • Hydraulic auto-pilot
  • Saltwater anchor wash down
  • Custom Swim platform
  • Pressurized water
  • Water heater
  • Electra San Electric Marine Head
  • Pressurized shower with sump pump drain
  • AC/Heat - ducted
  • Pro-Furl head sail furling
  • Anchor windlass
  • 35lb CQR anchor - 30 foot ½ chain and 300 feet rode
  • 40lb Bruce anchor
  • EPIRB - emergency rescue response device
  • Fuel polishing system
  • Teak cockpit flooring
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