Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin w/spade rudder
Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 8.18 m
LWL: 6.63 m
S.A. (reported): 31.77 m²
Beam: 2.69 m
Displacement: 3,107 kg
Ballast: 1,225 kg
Max Draft: 1.22 m
Construction: FG
Ballast Type: Lead
First Built: 1971
Last Built: 1991
# Built: 6662
Builder: Catalina Yachts (USA)
Designer: Frank Butler/ Bob Finch

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Headroom: 1.85 m

Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 15.22
Bal. / Displ.: 39.42
Disp: / Len: 297.21
Comfort Ratio: 24.99
Capsize Screening Formula: 1.86
S#: 1.64
Hull Speed: 6.25 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 686.22 pounds/inch

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Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 10.52 m
J: 3.43 m
P: 8.74 m
E: 3.20 m
S.A. Fore: 18.03 m²
S.A. Main: 13.98 m²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 32.01 m²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 15.33
Est. Forestay Length: 11.06 m

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The CATALINA 27 is one of several models from this builder that has achieved historic popularity. In it's first 3 years of production nearly 1500 boats were sold. Total production was 6662 hulls. Offered originally with a std. outboard well, in 1973, Catalina offered an inboard Atomic 4 engine as an option and over the years a number of other engines were available including a Universal Diesel.
Built in Canada under license.
In 1991 it was replaced with the CATALINA 270.
Wing keel option.
Shallow draft keel: 3.0'

Tall rig version available (with small bow sprit)
I: 36.0'
J: 12.2'
P: 29.66'
E: 9.66'

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