Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Keel/Cbrd.
Rigging Type: Gaffhead Sloop
LOA: 29.00 ft / 8.84 m
LWL: 18.00 ft / 5.49 m
S.A. (reported): 470.00 ft² / 43.66 m²
Beam: 8.08 ft / 2.46 m
Displacement: 4,430.00 lb / 2,009 kg
Min Draft: 3.00 ft / 0.91 m
Construction: Wood planked
First Built: 1903
Last Built: 1904
# Built: 5
Builder: Herreshoff Manufacturing (USA)
Designer: N Herreshoff

KLSC Leaderboard

KLSC Leaderboard

Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 27.96
Disp: / Len: 339.11
Comfort Ratio: 19.87
Capsize Screening Formula: 1.97
Hull Speed: 5.69 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 519.67 pounds/inch

calculation mobile

2 nd ad half width

3rd ad full width

Sailboat Links

Designers: Nathaniel G. Herreshoff
Builders: Herreshoff Mfg. Co.
Associations: Herreshoff Marine Museum
Download Boat Record:


Day racer with small cabin and possibly inboard aux. At least 5 were built.
None survive.
Model and plans exist at the Herreshoff Marine Museum but no photo has been found (by us).
At least one replica has been built (2011?):
Artisan Boatworks
Rockport, Maine USA