Pearson 10M
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Maintenance Notes
OEM Price Sheet (1978) Page 1 | Page 2
OEM Equipment Sheet (1978)
10M Parts Catalog (1977)
USYRA VPP and stability data
Detailed specs
Variations . . . Photos of various boats with variations (loads a little slow)
10M Web Site

Designer     Shaw   Main Area   212/223   Hull Speed   7.13
First Year   1973   For Tri     312/327   SA/D    15.6/16.4
Last Year    1980   I         44.0/46.0   D/L           245
LOA          33.0   J              14.2   BR            44%
LWL          28.3   P         38.5/40.5   L/B          3.00
Beam         11.0   E              11.0   LWL/B        2.65
BWL          9.25   Eng            A4/D   LWL/BWL      3.11
Disp       12,441   Fuel             20   OR            14%
Draft         5.9   Water            50   CSF          1.90
Sail Area 524/549   Mast Height    48.0   MCR          25.8
Ballast     5,445   # Built         236   M/F          0.68
                                          PHRF      141/135
Info on Design Ratios
Pearson 10M Plan
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Description from Brochure
Hull: One-piece molded reinforced fiberglass laminate (hand lay-up) with integrally bonded bulkheads. Standard hull color white (with other colors optional). Cove stripe: standard colors. Boot top and bottom paint.

Deck and Cockpit: One-piece reinforced fiberglass laminate (hand lay-up with balsa core for stiffness and insulation. Color and Non-skid surfaces molded in. Textured fiberglass full headliner laminated to deck cabin interior surface. Self-bailing cockpit. Cockpit sail lockers (P&S), with molded drain gutters. Lazarette hatch. Fiberglass sliding companionway hatch. Drop slides. Fiberglass coamings and winch islands with storage alcoves under. Teak handrails. Deck unit mechanically fastened to hull with overlay of fiberglass for complete watertight integrity. Choice of standard deck colors.

Machinery: 30H.P 4-cylinder gas engine. Direct drive, 35 amp. alternator. 7/8" Tobin bronze shaft, shaft strut, propeller, and bronze gland stuffing box. Water box muffler with steamhose exhaust line. Controls and instruments inside of cockpit well include shift, throttle, choke, starter button, ammeter, oil pressure, and water temperature. 20 gal. Monel fuel yank with cockpit sole deck plate fill and overboard vent. Shut –off valve, fuel filter, and flexible fuel line.

Tanks and plumbing: Two 20 gal. Fiberglass water tanks located in main cabin under (P&S) berths, with deck fills, vents, and supply lines with shut-off valves. Toilet intake line fitted with bronze seacock. Holding tank standard. Flush through hulls.

Electrical: Fused switch panel. Master power switch. Two 12V 90 AH batteries. International navigation lights. Chart table and interior cabin lights. Stranded copper wiring with impervious covering, color coded for circuit identification and located high above bilge area. Designed to minimize voltage drops.

Hardware and deck Fittings: Chrome-platted brass or bronze, stainless steel, and special marine alloys, including custom designed stainless steel steamhead fitting, stainless steel backstay and shroud cabinplates. Bow chocks (P&S), bow cleat, stern cleats (P&S), and flagpole socket. Two large fixed ports (main cabin), and 4 small fixed ports. Dorade box with cowl vent over toilet room on portside cabintop. Transparent overhead hatch, forward cabin. Fordeck plate. Stainless steel genoa tracks through bolted on teak battern (P&S). Genoa blocks with track slides. 2 No. 43 Lewmar sheet winches (chrome) with cleats. Recessed main sheet traveler on bridge deck. Stainless steel stanchions with vinyl-covered stainless steel lifelines. Laminated tiller.

Spars: Tapered mast of protective coated 6060-T6 alloy with internal track section, stepped through the deck. Aluminum spreaders. Custom masthead fitting and stainless steel tangs. Halyard cleats. 2 No. 8 lewmar halyard winches (chrome). Boom of anodized aluminum 6061-T6 alloy with internal sail track groove. Fixed gooseneck. Internal block and tackle clew outhaul. Topping lift. Mainsheet and blocks.

Rigging: Standing stainless steel 1x19 with truloc swaged end fittings. Turnbuckles for headstay, backstay, upper and lower shrouds. Toggles on upper-lower shrouds and masthead toggles on headstay. Welded jiffy reef hooks on gooseneck.

Running Rigging: main &jib halyards of 7 x 19 stainless steel with spliced Dacron* tails. Braided Dacron* main and genoa sheets. Flag halyards.

Interior: Sleeping accommodations for seven. V-Berth in forward cabin with trap stowage under. Hanging locker to starboard. Forepeak anchor rode stowage. Translucent hatch overhead forward. Molded in shelf stowage (P&S). Hinged door privacy. Toilet room has fiberglass sole and toilet base. Alcoves and sliding door locker outboard. Fiberglass vanity equipped with manual F.W. pump, trap linen stowage, and locker under. Mirror with light over. Hinged entry door. Large hanging locker is opposite toilet room. Main cabin has pull-out double berth to port and pilot and transom berth to starboard. Built-in storage over port berth. Bulkhead mounted folding table with hinged lewars of high pressure laminate. Quarterberth and navigation station (with chart storage) is located aft to port; drawer and locker under. Stowage shelf outboard above quarterberth. Tack companionway ladder. L-shape galley aft to starboard. Large stainless steel galley sink with F.W. foot pump. Large top-loading icebox with foam in-place insulation. 2-burner countertop alcohol stove, gimbaled. Large sliding door locker outboard of galley countertop. Drawers and lock stowage under. Weather gear stowage opposite galley next to quaterberth. Textured fiberglass sole in both cabins. High pressure laminates on all countertops. Aft cabin face has hinged access panels (P&S) for instrument installations. Main bulkheads are covered with high pressure laminates. Hull sides are covered with veneer genuwall. Standard berth mattresses are 4" foam; fabric covered throughout. Teak trim and joiner work throughout. Choice of contemporary interior décor colors. Teak handrails overhead.

Safety equipment: Bonding system incorporates common grounding of chainplates, seacocks, engine and fuel tank. Seacock or gate valve on thru-hulls. Deck and cockpit areas have molded-in non-skid surfaces. Self-bailing cockpit. Natural and forced draft ventilation of engine compartment in accordance with U.S.C.G regulations. Manual bilge pump. Life lines. Teak handrails on cabin top. Teak interior handrails. Automatic fuels shut-off valve.

Optional equipment: A wide selection of factory installed equipment is available for this boat. See price sheet for complete details.

*DuPont registered Trademark