Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin w/bulb & spade rudder
Rigging Type: Cutter
LOA: 8.84 m
LWL: 7.32 m
S.A. (reported): 38.74 m²
Beam: 2.49 m
Displacement: 3,402 kg
Ballast: 1,080 kg
Max Draft: 1.45 m
Construction: FG
Ballast Type: Iron
First Built: 1961
# Built: 355
Builder: Yacht Constructors Inc./Cascade Yachts (USA)
Designer: Robert A. Smith

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Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make: Universal
Model: Atomic 4
Type: Gas
HP: 30
Fuel: 125 L


Water: 163 L

Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 17.47
Bal. / Displ.: 31.73
Disp: / Len: 242.20
Comfort Ratio: 27.69
Capsize Screening Formula: 1.67
S#: 2.29
Hull Speed: 6.56 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 700.62 pounds/inch

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Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 10.97 m
J: 3.26 m
P: 9.75 m
E: 4.27 m
S.A. Fore: 17.89 m²
S.A. Main: 20.81 m²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 38.70 m²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 17.45
Est. Forestay Length: 11.45 m

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Designers: Robert A. Smith
Builders: Cascade Yachts/Yacht Constructors, Inc.
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The first 'Cascade'. Some were sold as bare hulls. A modified version of the boat was available as long as the company was in business.