Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Swing Keel
Rigging Type: Fractional Sloop
LOA: 18.37 ft
LWL: 16.99 ft
S.A. (reported): 161.00 ft²
Beam: 7.41 ft
Displacement: 1,720.00 lb
Ballast: 410.00 lb
Max Draft: 3.94 ft
Min Draft: 0.98 ft
Construction: FG
First Built: 1968
# Built: 400
Builder: David Rose Yachts (AUS)
Designer: John Duncanson/David Rose

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Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 17.98
Bal. / Displ.: 23.84
Disp: / Len: 156.57
Comfort Ratio: 10.60
Capsize Screening Formula: 2.48
Hull Speed: 5.52 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 449.84 pounds/inch

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Designers: John Duncanson
Associations: Careel Cruising Yacht Association
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Native to Australia, the CAREEL 18 was originally built by John Duncanson in the late 1960's and was known as the Duncanson 18. David Rose, a dealer for Duncanson took over the manufacturing rights and subsequently renamed the class CAREEL 18. There are now three generations of CAREEL 18; the original, the Mark II and in 1985 the Mark III. The Mark III had its roof raised 10cm among other changes.