Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Long Keel
Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 27.16 ft
LWL: 19.75 ft
S.A. (reported): 313.00 ft²
Beam: 8.00 ft
Displacement: 6,600.00 lb
Ballast: 2,575.00 lb
Max Draft: 4.00 ft
Construction: FG (solid laminate)
Ballast Type: Lead
First Built: 1966
Last Built: 1978
# Built: 337
Builder: Bristol Yachts, Inc. (USA)
Designer: Carl Alberg

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Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make: Universal
Model: Atomic 4
Type: Gas
HP: 30
Fuel: 22 gals


Water: 20 gals

Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 14.28
Bal. / Displ.: 39.02
Disp: / Len: 382.47
Comfort Ratio: 29.08
Capsize Screening Formula: 1.71
S#: 1.06
Hull Speed: 5.96 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 564.55 pounds/inch

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2 nd ad half width

3rd ad full width

Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 30.50 ft
J: 10.30 ft
P: 25.50 ft
E: 12.20 ft
S.A. Fore: 157.08 ft²
S.A. Main: 155.55 ft²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 312.63 ft²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 14.26
Est. Forestay Length: 32.19 ft

Sailboat Links

Designers: Carl Alberg
Builders: Bristol Yachts
Associations: Bristol 27 Site
Related Sailboats: BRISTOL 27 (WEEKENDER)
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Also available with a taller rig. Besides the two layouts shown here, a WEEKENDER model was also available with a shorter coach roof and longer cockpit.
Dimensions from builders original brochure.