Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Centerboard (Trunk)
Rigging Type: Fractional Sloop
LOA: 19.75 ft
LWL: 15.75 ft
S.A. (reported): 172.00 ft²
Beam: 6.33 ft
Displacement: 800.00 lb
Max Draft: 3.25 ft
Min Draft: 0.83 ft
Construction: Wood planked/Molded Plywood/FG
First Built: 1952
Builder: P. Evanson Boat Co. (USA)
Designer: Stan Evanson/Johann Wester

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Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 31.99
Disp: / Len: 91.41
Comfort Ratio: 6.24
Capsize Screening Formula: 2.73
Hull Speed: 5.32 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 356.23 pounds/inch

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Based on the Dutch 16m2. The first CELEBRITY's were imported from Holland by Evanson Boat Co. of Philadelphia PA (USA). Construction was strip-planked mahogany with spruce spars. (Molded plywood after 1960)
Both centerboard and keel models were offered with a transom mounted rudder.
Draft for fixed keel version: 2.92'. Disp.: 1100 lbs.
At some time in the 1950's, the design was changed to include an inboard, skeg mounted rudder.
By 1972, Evanson was building it's own all fiberglass version.
In 1986, Class builder became Hampton Shipyard in East Quogue, NY
Last known builder:
Southport Island Marine
Southport ME, (USA)