Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin w/spade rudder
Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 38.08 ft
LWL: 30.25 ft
S.A. (reported): 641.00 ft²
Beam: 11.83 ft
Displacement: 15,900.00 lb
Ballast: 6,850.00 lb
Max Draft: 6.80 ft
Construction: FG
First Built: 1978
Last Built: 1990
# Built: 365
Builder: Catalina Yachts (USA)
Designer: Sparkman & Stephens / Butler

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Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make: Universal
Model: Atomic 4
Type: Gas
HP: 25
Fuel: 20 gals


Water: 55 gals

Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 16.28
Bal. / Displ.: 43.08
Disp: / Len: 256.43
Comfort Ratio: 28.07
Capsize Screening Formula: 1.89
S#: 2.04
Hull Speed: 7.37 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 1,278.66 pounds/inch

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Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 49.80 ft
J: 15.50 ft
P: 44.00 ft
E: 11.50 ft
S.A. Fore: 385.95 ft²
S.A. Main: 253.00 ft²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 638.95 ft²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 16.23
Est. Forestay Length: 52.16 ft

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Designers: Frank W. Butler
Sparkman & Stephens
Builders: Catalina Yachts
Associations: Catalina 38
Related Sailboats: YANKEE 38
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Based on an earlier S&S design; (YANKEE 38-S&S #2094). The molds were purchased when Yankee Yachts went out of business. Among the modifications to the original design: new deck and coach roof, taller rig, and balanced spade rudder.
Shoal draft version: 4.90'/1.49m

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