Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Keel/Cbrd.
Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 44.16 ft
LWL: 34.92 ft
S.A. (reported): 871.00 ft²
Beam: 12.46 ft
Displacement: 24,500.00 lb
Ballast: 10,000.00 lb
Max Draft: 8.80 ft
Min Draft: 4.90 ft
Construction: FG
Ballast Type: Lead
First Built: 1981
Builder: Alden Yachts (USA)
Designer: Alden Associates

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Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make: Yanmar
Type: Diesel

Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 16.59
Bal. / Displ.: 40.82
Disp: / Len: 256.86
Comfort Ratio: 34.91
Capsize Screening Formula: 1.72
S#: 2.07
Hull Speed: 7.92 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 1,554.67 pounds/inch

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Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 54.10 ft
J: 19.30 ft
P: 47.10 ft
E: 14.80 ft
S.A. Fore: 522.07 ft²
S.A. Main: 348.54 ft²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 870.61 ft²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 16.58
Est. Forestay Length: 57.44 ft

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Designers: Niels Helleberg
Builders: Alden Yachts (USA)
Related Sailboats: ALDEN 44
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For this later version of the ALDEN 44, the rudder/skeg was significantly modified with an 'out of aperture' propeller and shaft re-positioned forward. Changes were also made to the interior layout.