Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Long Keel
Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 8.28 m
LWL: 6.02 m
S.A. (reported): 29.08 m²
Beam: 2.44 m
Displacement: 2,994 kg
Ballast: 1,168 kg
Max Draft: 1.22 m
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: 83 L


Water: 76 L

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: 9.30 m
J: 3.14 m
P: 7.77 m
E: 3.72 m
S.A. Fore: 14.59 m²
S.A. Main: 14.45 m²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 29.04 m²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 14.26
Est. Forestay Length: 9.81 m

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.