Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin with rudder on skeg
Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 42.67 ft
LWL: 33.85 ft
S.A. (reported): 820.00 ft²
Beam: 13.00 ft
Displacement: 23,780.00 lb
Ballast: 9,390.00 lb
Max Draft: 6.75 ft
Construction: FG
First Built: 1985
Last Built: 1991
# Built: 13
Builder: Ta Chiao Shipbuilding Co. (TAIWAN)
Designer: Ron Holland

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Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make: Perkins
Type: Diesel
HP: 51
Fuel: 90 gals


Water: 80 gals

Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 15.93
Bal. / Displ.: 39.49
Disp: / Len: 273.71
Comfort Ratio: 33.08
Capsize Screening Formula: 1.81
S#: 1.87
Hull Speed: 7.80 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 1,572.35 pounds/inch

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2 nd ad half width

3rd ad full width

Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 52.50 ft
J: 17.00 ft
P: 46.75 ft
E: 16.00 ft
S.A. Fore: 446.25 ft²
S.A. Main: 374.00 ft²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 820.25 ft²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 15.93
Est. Forestay Length: 55.18 ft

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Designers: Ron Holland
Builders: Ta Chiao (TAIWAN)
Related Sailboats: FORMOSA 43
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Also called RH-43. Appears to be similar to the FORMOSA 43.