Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Centerboard Dinghy
Rigging Type: Fractional Sloop
LOA: 13.78 ft / 4.20 m
S.A. (reported): 108.00 ft² / 10.03 m²
Beam: 3.94 ft / 1.20 m
Displacement: 150.00 lb / 68 kg
Construction: Plywood/FG
First Built: 1975
Builder: J. Chippendale
Designer: Peter Milne

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Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 61.24
Capsize Screening Formula: 2.97

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Designers: Peter Milne
Builders: Chippendale Boats (UK)
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A successor to the FIREBALL but for lighter and smaller sailors, cheaper and less complex to build.
Only built in small numbers though it was awarded the Prince Philip (Duke of Edinburgh's) Designers Prize in 1975.
Spinnaker SA: 118 sq.ft.