Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin w/spade rudder
Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 41.86 ft
LWL: 36.00 ft
S.A. (reported): 797.00 ft²
Beam: 13.83 ft
Displacement: 20,500.00 lb
Ballast: 8,300.00 lb
Max Draft: 6.00 ft
Construction: FG
First Built: 1989
Last Built: 1995
# Built: 477
Builder: Catalina Yachts (USA)
Designer: Nelson/Marek / Catalina

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Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make: Yanmar
Model: 4JHBE
Type: Diesel
HP: 44
Fuel: 39 gals

Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 17.09
Bal. / Displ.: 40.49
Disp: / Len: 196.15
Comfort Ratio: 25.38
Capsize Screening Formula: 2.03
S#: 2.76
Hull Speed: 8.04 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 1,778.98 pounds/inch

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Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 53.00 ft
J: 16.40 ft
P: 46.75 ft
E: 15.50 ft
S.A. Fore: 434.60 ft²
S.A. Main: 362.31 ft²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 796.91 ft²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 17.09
Est. Forestay Length: 55.48 ft

Sailboat Links

Designers: Nelson Marek
Builders: Catalina Yachts
Associations: Catalina 42 Owners
Related Sailboats: CATALINA 42 MK II
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The CATALINA 42 is an adaptation of an earlier racing hull designed by Nelson/Marek with a new deck and coachroof, interior and rig. A MK II versions was introduced in 1995 (hull #480).

It is thought that more than 1000 CATALINA 42's (including MKII) have been built, making it one of the most popular sailboats in this size range ever!
Wing keel: draft: 1.47m/4.83'.