Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Long Keel
Rigging Type: Cutter
LOA: 12.14 m
LWL: 10.52 m
S.A. (reported): 80.27 m²
Beam: 3.91 m
Displacement: 13,154 kg
Ballast: 5,443 kg
Max Draft: 1.83 m
Construction: FG
First Built: 1980
Last Built: 1982
# Built: 115
Builder: Ta Shing Shipyards (TAIWAN)
Designer: Robert Perry

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Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make: Volvo
Model: MD21A
Type: Diesel
HP: 45
Fuel: 379 L


Water: 568 L

Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 14.71
Bal. / Displ.: 41.38
Disp: / Len: 315.28
Comfort Ratio: 41.50
Capsize Screening Formula: 1.67
S#: 1.46
Hull Speed: 7.87 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 1,581.58 pounds/inch

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Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 15.24 m
J: 6.40 m
P: 14.02 m
E: 4.50 m
S.A. Fore: 48.77 m²
S.A. Main: 31.52 m²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 80.29 m²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 14.71
Est. Forestay Length: 16.53 m

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Designers: Robert Perry
Builders: Ta Shing Yacht Building Ltd.
Related Sailboats: BABA 40 PILOT HOUSE
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Same design as the PANDA 40, and TASHIBA 40.
A pilot house version was also available, as was a ketch rig.
For the complete history of this design see Bob Perry's blog:
(In part, from original sales brochure.)

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