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The Pearson 300 : 1969–1970

Pearson 300 Insignia

Power to Spare.

A Pilothouse Variation

The Pearson 300 was absolutely a variation on the Wanderer hull, without the centerboard, and with a relatively large pilothouse. The first reference I find for the 300 is in SAIL magazine's Sailboat Directory/1969, which probably appeared in late 1968.

SAIL Magazine: "Pearson Yacht's latest entry in the auxiliary market, the Pearson 300 features power to spare, a commodious accommodation plan, private forward cabin, large toilet room and an elevated dinette for picture window visibility. Her rig has been brought completely inboard to enable two people to handle her comfortably. The 300 is ideal for offshore cruising or for those leaving powerboating in favor of sail."

Pearson 300

Pearson Yachts Brochure

Pearson 300

Pearson 300

L.O.A 30’3"
D.W.L 23’4"
Beam 9’4"
Draft 3’6"
Sail Area Mn 168 sq. ft.
Jib 178 sq. ft.
Hull Material Fiberglass
Displacement 10,000 lbs.
Ballast (Lead) 3,800 lbs.
Material Lead
Sail Area 346 sq. ft.
SA/D 12.1
D/L 272
Headroom 6’1"
Berths 4
Auxiliary Power 22 HP
Water Capacity 25 gals.
Fuel Capacity 30 gals.