They're cheap. And they are inexpensive. Made a million, sold most of them for a reason. Good entry-level type boat, for mild wind/water sailing (nothing with more than a few feet of seas or 25-ish knots of wind)
I've got nothing against them, but I'm in the minority.
Of course, there are a lot of things that go into choosing a boat. But there's an open-ended answer to an open-ended question