Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Long Keel
Rigging Type: Staysail Ketch
LOA: 54.00 ft
LWL: 42.50 ft
S.A. (reported): 1,246.00 ft²
Beam: 15.25 ft
Displacement: 57,000.00 lb
Ballast: 16,500.00 lb
Max Draft: 6.50 ft
Construction: FG
First Built: 1975
Last Built: 1981
# Built: 100
Builder: Ta Chaio Shipbuilding Co. (TAIWAN)
Designer: Robert Perry

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Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make: Ford Lehman
Type: Diesel
HP: 120
Fuel: 300 gals


Water: 300 gals

Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 13.52
Bal. / Displ.: 28.95
Disp: / Len: 331.48
Comfort Ratio: 50.92
Capsize Screening Formula: 1.59
S#: 1.27
Hull Speed: 8.74 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 2,315.82 pounds/inch

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3rd ad full width

Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 60.00 ft
J: 24.00 ft
P: 54.00 ft
E: 19.50 ft
S.A. Fore: 720.00 ft²
S.A. Main: 526.50 ft²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 1,246.50 ft²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 13.53
Est. Forestay Length: 64.62 ft

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Designers: Robert Perry
Builders: Ta Chiao (TAIWAN)
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The design was originally to be called HANS CHRISTIAN 54 though none were sold under that name.