Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin with rudder on skeg
Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 15.24 m
LWL: 13.11 m
S.A. (reported): 96.43 m²
Beam: 3.66 m
Displacement: 12,474 kg
Ballast: 3,175 kg
Max Draft: 2.29 m
Construction: Wood (strip. planked mahogany)
Ballast Type: Lead
First Built: 1960
Builder: American Marine (HK) Stoll Shipyards(USA)
Designer: Wendell H. Calkins

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Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make: Ford
Type: Diesel
HP: 120
Fuel: 946 L


Water: 1,136 L

Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 18.30
Bal. / Displ.: 25.45
Disp: / Len: 154.41
Comfort Ratio: 34.43
Capsize Screening Formula: 1.59
Hull Speed: 8.79 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 1,843.72 pounds/inch

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Designers: Wendell H. Calkins
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An article about this boat, (and it's designer) appeared in 'Sports Illustrated',(3/1963). At that time, 5 boats had already been delivered.