The Pearson 303 is a wonderful sailboat for families and couples who want to daysail and coastal cruising for an affordable price. This vessel is a compact yet roomy masthead sloop. Compared to most 30 foot sailboats, you may notice the Pearson 303 is higher off the water. This allows it to have a deep and safe cockpit that comfortably hold four adults. The mast is stepped to the keel, which again provides strength and security. Another feature that adds security and seaworthiness is that the rudder is mounted to a substantial skeg, which protects it. Many Pearson 303 owners claim it ha...