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1988 Pearson 31-2

New Bern, North Carolina


The Pearson 31-2   is a classic Bill Shaw design and solid cruiser/racer, known for its ease of use and its safety and comfort on board. Great accommodations for the whole family. CORSAIR is a clean older Pearson and features a large salon, dinette, full head, v-berth, aft quarter-berth.  With a shoal draft wing keel and keel-stepped mast she offers good performance.

  • Yanmar diesel
  • 3'11" draft
  • Wing keel
  • Bimini
  • Pedestal steering
  • Roller furling genoa
  • Full batten main

If you are looking for a moderately priced cruiser or weekender this boat should be on your list.

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Basic Boat Info

Boat Name: CORSAIR
Make: Pearson
Model: 31-2
Year: 1988
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: Pearson
Designer: William Shaw / W.G. Richards
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: PEA90161L788
Has Hull ID: Yes
Keel Type: Winged Keel


Length: 31 ft
Length Overall: 30'10 ft
Beam: 10'9 ft
Max Draft: 3'11 ft
Displacement: 10,000 lb
Bridge Clearance: 46'4 ft
Ballast: 3,800 lb
Electrical Circuit: 12 V
Single Berths: 1
Double Berths: 1

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Model: 2GM-20F
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 16hp
  • Type: Inboard


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 19 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 40 gal


Heads Count: 1
Boat Class: Sloop, Racers and Cruisers


Kenneth Ferguson
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Neptune Yacht Sales and Services


Neptune Yacht Sales and Services
302 East Front Street
New Bern, North Carolina, US, 28562


The Pearson 31-2 provides a roomy salon and galley area.  Entering through the companionway the galley is directly to port with LP stove/oven, SS sink, hot/cold presure water, integrated ice-box and plenty of storage.  The salon offers settees to port and starboard with a centerline folding dinette table.  Just forward is a marine head with molded vanity and cabinet.  There is a v-berth forward and aft quarter berth  to starboard for sleeping accomodations.

  • Teak and holly sole
  • Settees convert to berths
  • Six (6) opening ports
  • Three (3) opening hatches
  • Hanging lockers
  • Stove/Oven, 2 burner propane
  • Stainless steel sink
  • Hot/cold pressure water
  • New Kuuma marine water heater (2020)
  • Ice box
  • Good counter space
  • Under and over counter storage
  • HawkEye depth/temp (2020)
  • Navionics iPad Binnacle Mount & 12v DC supply (2020)
  • ICOM IC M502 VHF
  • Stereo sound system MXD337BT AM/FM Bluetooth (2020)
  • Bose speakers (2020)
  • Compass
  • 12v system
  • 110v system
  • Shore Power, 30 amp 
  • (2) Group 27 Batteries (2019)
  • Battery Switch
  • Pro Mariner ProNautic Charger (2019)
  • LED interior/exterior lighting (2019)
  • Yanmar 2GM-20F diesel engine (No hour meter, hours unknown)
  • New impeller (2020)
  • Fuel tank 18.5gal
  • Fresh water tank 40gal
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
Additional Contact Information

Contact Ken Ferguson 252-571-1581

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