The Pearson 303 has a "big boat feel" that defies its 30-foot length. High off the water, it looks safe and capable of keeping its passengers dry. The small, deep cockpit with its bridgedeck exudes an air of oceangoing security, while the mast, stepped to the keel, suggests overall strength. Spaciousness is the key word when describing this yacht's interior. The 10-foot beam allows sleeping quarters for five, a small galley, comfortable dining area, and adequate privacy. The galley to port is near the companionway and typically features a two-burner alcohol stove, single-basin stainless ste...