Pearson 303 sloop-rigged sailboat for sale on the Hudson River in New York.
This Pearson 303 is a very capable day or coastal cruiser with room for five in her cockpit. Her high stance leaves you and your guests dry and comfortable. The green Bimini and matching dodger give added protection from the elements. There’s also a matching green pulpit cover and sail cover. The deck is well organized with all lines leading to the cockpit allowing for her to be single or double-handed.
This Pearson has an 11-foot beam giving the vessel a surprising “big boat feel” to this nimble cruiser.
Below deck, you have 6’2” of headroom, and sleeping space for 5. There is a large desk/navigation station in the main salon. Features down below include a Jabsco Marine Toilet, West Marine 11 gal Water Heater, an Origo gimbaled Alcohol Stove, Raytheon VHF Radio, Kenwood CD player/AM/FM Radio with interior and exterior speakers by Dual Electronics.
Head out confidently onto the water with a 13hp Yanmar 2 GMF diesel engine onboard, in case you need help getting home.
Sail inventory includes a brand new set of sails including Main, Genoa and Storm. 130% Genoa on Schaefer Marine Jib Furler, Storm Jib, Mainsail with Reef Points, Whisker Pole, and Lewmar Winches.
Richie Compass, Raymarine Auto Pilot and Guages, Garmin Chartplotter, Rocna Plow Anchor, Danforth Storm Anchor, and Edson Pedestal Steering.
The Pearson 303 has lots of space for your family and friends, and all your boating gear. Don’t miss out on your opportunity to own this Pearson sloop sailboat!
The theoretical maximum speed that a displacement hull can move efficiently through the water is determined by it's waterline length and displacement. It may be unable to reach this speed if the boat is underpowered or heavily loaded, though it may exceed this speed given enough power. Read more.
Classic hull speed formula:
Hull Speed = 1.34 x √LWLA more accurate formula devised by Dave Gerr in The Propeller Handbook replaces the Speed/Length ratio constant of 1.34 with a calculation based on the Displacement/Length ratio.
Max Speed/Length ratio = 8.26 ÷ Displacement/Length ratio.311
Hull Speed = Max Speed/Length ratio x √LWL
A measure of the power of the sails relative to the weight of the boat. The higher the number, the higher the performance, but the harder the boat will be to handle. This ratio is a "non-dimensional" value that facilitates comparisons between boats of different types and sizes. Read more.
SA/D = SA ÷ (D ÷ 64)2/3
A measure of the stability of a boat's hull that suggests how well a monohull will stand up to its sails. The ballast displacement ratio indicates how much of the weight of a boat is placed for maximum stability against capsizing and is an indicator of stiffness and resistance to capsize.
Ballast / Displacement * 100
A measure of the weight of the boat relative to it's length at the waterline. The higher a boat’s D/L ratio, the more easily it will carry a load and the more comfortable its motion will be. The lower a boat's ratio is, the less power it takes to drive the boat to its nominal hull speed or beyond. Read more.
D/L = (D ÷ 2240) ÷ (0.01 x LWL)³
This ratio assess how quickly and abruptly a boat’s hull reacts to waves in a significant seaway, these being the elements of a boat’s motion most likely to cause seasickness. Read more.
Comfort ratio = D ÷ (.65 x (.7 LWL + .3 LOA) x Beam1.33)
This formula attempts to indicate whether a given boat might be too wide and light to readily right itself after being overturned in extreme conditions. Read more.
CSV = Beam ÷ ³√(D / 64)
Thanks to ‘Capt Rob’ for providing correction.
Dimensions from builders brochure.
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