Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin w/transom hung rudder
Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 8.31 m
LWL: 7.77 m
S.A. (reported): 37.53 m²
Beam: 3.02 m
Displacement: 3,629 kg
Ballast: 1,769 kg
Max Draft: 1.49 m
Construction: FG
First Built: 1978
Builder: Chrysler Marine (USA)
Designer: Charles Morgan

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Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 16.21
Bal. / Displ.: 48.75
Disp: / Len: 215.39
Comfort Ratio: 22.36
Capsize Screening Formula: 1.99
S#: 2.44
Hull Speed: 6.77 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 903.85 pounds/inch

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Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 11.80 m
J: 3.66 m
P: 9.98 m
E: 3.20 m
S.A. Fore: 21.58 m²
S.A. Main: 15.97 m²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 37.56 m²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 16.22
Est. Forestay Length: 12.36 m

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Designers: Charles Morgan
Builders: Chrysler Marine
Associations: Chrysler Sailors
Related Sailboats: MORGAN 27
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It is thought that this design, with significant modifications, was based on the MORGAN 27 of 1972. When Chrysler got out of the boat business, the tooling went to TMI where it became the TMI 27/T-27.