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Price: $22,500
Brand: Pearson
Type: Sailboat
Year: 1985
Length: 30 ft.
Name: Full Circle
Location: Sodus Point, NY



Pearson 303 1985 “Full Circle”

Here is a rare opportunity to own a well-maintained Northern freshwater boat, from Lake Michigan currently in Sodus Bay, NY Lake Ontario. The boat’s third owner.

The 303 was produced by Pearson Yachts between 1983 and 1986 and over 300 boats were built. With an eye-pleasing sheer and unpretentious good looks, the 303 is an economical and versatile family cruiser. The hull is a one piece hand laid layup, with a balsa cored deck on the horizontal surfaces and plywood coring in the high load areas. With its broad beam, the 303 is quite stiff and likes to be sailed on her feet. She has a sea-kindly motion offering a dry ride combined with a comfortable “big boat” feel.

Four adults can occupy the cockpit in comfort and she is easily sailed short-handed. She has had three owners since new, and has truly been kept in good condition.  Below deck, the galley is located to port just forward of the companionway, and has  adequate counter space and onboard food storage. She has teak bulkheads, teakinterior tim, and a teak-and-holly cabin sole.

The companionway steps are easily removed to expose the two-piece box surrounding the 13-horsepower Yanmar diesel that will move her at 6 knots under power.

Aft to starboard is a large quarter berth capable of sleeping two persons; a forward-facing chart table is fitted at which the navigator can work while seated at the head of the quarter berth.

The port and starboard settees in the main salon double as comfortable berths with the seatbacks removed. A dining table folds down from the starboard bulkhead and has a leaf that extends to the port bench to allow seating for four.

Forward of the main salon and to port is a hanging locker, opposite which is the head compartment. Large for a 30-foot boat, it has standing headroom, a basin with cold pressurized water, a handheld shower, and an electric pump to drain the sump overboard.

Forward, a bi-fold door opens into a truly comfortable owner's cabin with a small bureau and a large V-berth. Headroom throughout is more than 6 feet, in the main cabin, in the owner’s cabin, and in the bathroom. Large opening deck hatches, above both the forward and main cabins, and four opening ports on each.

Complete list of maintenance upgrades since the current owner took delivery of the boat. A very good indication of the condition and care that has been afforded this boat. See details at the bottom of the listing.

Call Mike Foley to schedule a viewing. 585-748-7006



LOA: 30 ft 3 in

LWL 25’ 4”

Beam: 10 ft 11 in

Draft: 4 ft 4 in

Ballast: 3550 lbs

Displacement 10400 lbs

Displacement 10100 lbs Dry Load





BUILDER: Pearson Yachts

LOCATION: Sodus Point, NY

PRICE: $27000



            Yanmar Model: 2GM20F

            Engine Type: Inboard

            Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel

            Engine Power: 13 HP

            Freshwater cooled

            2 stage fuel filter (Racor primary, Yanmar secondary)

Interior: (In Outstanding Condition)

            Sleeps 5

            Forward V-berth[double] large enough for a person 6’ 4”

            Lots of storage on the sides and under V-berth

            Port Sette single

            Starboard Settee converts to double berth

            Starboard aft quarter berth

            Headroom 6’ 3”

            Teak and Holly Sole

            Hanging Locker


            Pressurized hot and cold water

            2 Burner Propane Stove

            10 lb Propane Tank

            Deepwell Stainless Steel Sink

            Top loaded Ice Box. Drained to pump for overboard discharge

            Great Cabinet Storage

            6 gal water heater


            Large spacious head

            Pull-out sink shower nozzle with hot & cold pressurized water

            Shower sump contains water for overboard discharge

            Storage over and under vanity

Sails and Rigging

            New Nelson Sails 150 roller furling jib & 110 jib sail

            Main Sail periodically serviced & maintained


            Halyards, Main, Foresail, Jib

            2 Lewmar 40 self-tailing primaries

            1 Lewmar cabin top halyard winch

            2 winch handles

            Adjustable genoa cars

            Sail Cover

            Binnacle Cover

 Hull and Deck

            Full awning for cockpit


            Mantus 25lb anchor and Mantus stainless integrated shackle swivel 1/4 to   

            5/16. Rode 168' nylon and 30' chain

            Lunch Hook Danforth anchor

            Hull bottom has epoxy barrier coat

            Bottom painted with VC17

            Manual Whale bilge pump

            Rule 500 auto bilge pump

            Wheel steering & Emergency tiller

            Pedestal compass binnacle

 Electronics and Electrical:

            Datamarine Depth Finder

            Datamarine Knot meter/log

            Binnacle Compass

            Garmin GPS 547xs with thru hull P79 transducer for depth sounding.         

            BlueChart g2 Vision, Lake Ontario to Montreal, SD Card

            Navico WP5000 Autopilot with Wheel Pilot Control and H5000 Programmer

            Standard Horizon Matrix AIS GPS VHF FM Marine Transceiver GX2200

            Ram3 2nd Station Mic

            Promariner Passport Pro 20 Plus Gen Heavy Duty 3 bank charger

            Installed dedicated starting battery. Two house batteries

            Shore power cord and connector 110 V standard receptacle


            LG LW6017R 6,000 BTU 115V main companionway Air Conditioner

            5 Fenders

            Extensive lines misc

            Boat hook

            Horseshoe Bouy

            Adult life jackets

            Aft spar US flag

            2 Fire extinguishers

            Flare Kit

            Various Sailing Manuals and maintenance books

            4 seat cushions

            Curtains and pillows

            Various spare Parts forRigging & Engine

 Summary Ongoing Repairs and Upgrades





Contact your RCR Broker for more details

Mike Foley - Sales & Brokerage

Sodus Point, NY


Phone: 585-748-7006

As an educator Mike Foley taught high school technology and served as the district IT Director for the Honeoye Central School District located in the Finger Lakes. Mike retired from teaching and continued to grow his large format printing and graphic design business. Always involved with boats and boatbuilding, Mike has long been associated with boat owners and marinas in the Sodus Bay area. A former wooden boat owner Mike was bitten by the racing bug in 1992, purchased a J/30 from RCR and campaigned the boat for 12 years.

A member of the Sodus Bay Yacht Club, Mike has served on many regatta committees and held several officer and director positions. Mike’s relationship with the Lake Yacht Racing Association (LYRA) has spanned many years, including serving as President from 2004-06. Race administration and regatta organization have consumed much of his time for the past 26 years on Lake Ontario. Involvement with youth sailing led Mike to become President of Central New York Sailing Association (CNYSA) where he continues to chair the annual “Centrals on Sodus” open regatta for juniors and adults. As a strong proponent of youth sailing and education Mike has served as President of the Sodus Bay Junior Sailing Assn. (SBJSA) for several years and is now the Director of Fleet. Under his direction SBJSA has evolved from a summer sailing youth program to a US Sailing Accredited Community Boating Center, serving all ages.

Mike is a US Sailing Level 1 instructor as well as a certified Club Race Officer. He is often found at area regattas with his center console boat serving as mark-set officer. Mike and his wife Jan have remodeled the family cottage in Sodus Point and are making it their home. Feel free to reach out to Mike when visiting Great Sodus Bay.