Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin w/spade rudder
Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 27.50 ft
LWL: 24.50 ft
S.A. (reported): 380.00 ft²
Beam: 8.00 ft
Displacement: 5,200.00 lb
Ballast: 1,600.00 lb
Max Draft: 4.00 ft
Construction: FG
First Built: 1978
Builder: Bayliner Marine Corp (USA)
Designer: D. Peterson (unauthorized)

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Water: 20 gals
Headroom: 6.08 ft

Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 20.32
Bal. / Displ.: 30.77
Disp: / Len: 157.85
Comfort Ratio: 19.82
Capsize Screening Formula: 1.85
S#: 3.23
Hull Speed: 6.63 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 700.33 pounds/inch

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Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 30.00 ft
J: 11.60 ft
P: 26.25 ft
E: 10.75 ft
S.A. Fore: 174.00 ft²
S.A. Main: 141.09 ft²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 315.09 ft²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 16.85
Est. Forestay Length: 32.16 ft
Mast Height from DWL: 34.25 ft

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Builders: Bayliner (Buccaneer/US Yachts)
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Hull from the molds used to build the CHASER 27 a Peterson designed IOR 1/2 ton racer (1975) but significantly modified with an entirely different deck and cabin.
The BUCCANEER 277 is thought to be the same but with an inboard diesel engine (Volvo).
Similar also to US 27-1.