Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Centerboard Dinghy
Rigging Type: Cat (Marconi)
LOA: 13.83 ft / 4.22 m
S.A. (reported): 80.00 ft² / 7.43 m²
Beam: 6.16 ft / 1.88 m
Displacement: 250.00 lb / 113 kg
Max Draft: 2.67 ft / 0.81 m
Min Draft: 0.75 ft / 0.23 m
Construction: Wood
First Built: 1919
Last Built: 1955
Designer: Starling Burgess

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Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 32.28
Capsize Screening Formula: 3.91

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Designers: W. Starling Burgess
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A popular one design class for youth and adults with at least one fleet (Marblehead MA)lasting until the early 1950's.
Original boats had a gaff rig and later changed to a sliding gunter.
One design standards were only observed within local fleets and rigs and construction details varied.
It is said that the name came from a Great Dane dog owned by the designer.