Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Keel/Cbrd.
Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 15.34 m
LWL: 11.30 m
S.A. (reported): 101.45 m²
Beam: 4.11 m
Displacement: 17,237 kg
Ballast: 7,394 kg
Max Draft: 3.15 m
Min Draft: 1.68 m
Construction: FG
Ballast Type: Lead
First Built: 1996
Last Built: 1998
# Built: 3
Builder: Alden Yachts Inc. (USA)
Designer: Alden Yachts

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Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make: Westerbeke
Type: Diesel
HP: 70
Fuel: 568 L


Water: 644 L

Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 15.52
Bal. / Displ.: 42.89
Disp: / Len: 332.75
Comfort Ratio: 44.68
Capsize Screening Formula: 1.61
S#: 1.41
Hull Speed: 8.16 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 1,788.63 pounds/inch

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Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 18.23 m
J: 5.88 m
P: 15.70 m
E: 6.10 m
S.A. Fore: 53.61 m²
S.A. Main: 47.85 m²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 101.46 m²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 15.52
Est. Forestay Length: 19.15 m

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Designers: Niels Helleberg
Builders: Alden Yachts (USA)
Related Sailboats: ALDEN 54
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Alden design #1180x. (ALDEN 50/52/54). Of this series, the ALDEN 50 was the first boat planned and the last built.
Not to be confused with another ALDEN 50 built by Cheoy Lee, a much earlier design.
See ALDEN 54 (1985).