Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Long Keel
Rigging Type: Staysail Ketch
LOA: 16.46 m
LWL: 12.95 m
S.A. (reported): 115.76 m²
Beam: 4.65 m
Displacement: 25,855 kg
Ballast: 7,484 kg
Max Draft: 1.98 m
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: 1,136 L


Water: 1,136 L

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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Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 18.29 m
J: 7.32 m
P: 16.46 m
E: 5.94 m
S.A. Fore: 66.89 m²
S.A. Main: 48.91 m²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 115.80 m²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 13.53
Est. Forestay Length: 19.70 m

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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.