Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin with rudder on skeg
Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 54.79 ft
LWL: 49.21 ft
S.A. (reported): 1,237.85 ft²
Beam: 15.68 ft
Displacement: 49,604.00 lb
Ballast: 20,944.00 lb
Max Draft: 7.32 ft
Construction: FG
Ballast Type: Lead
First Built: 2000
Last Built: 2021
# Built: 52
Builder: Discovery Yachts
Designer: Ron Holland

KLSC Leaderboard

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Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make: Yanmar
Type: Diesel x2
HP: 160
Fuel: 352 gals


Water: 266 gals

Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 14.74
Bal. / Displ.: 42.22
Disp: / Len: 185.83
Comfort Ratio: 38.57
Capsize Screening Formula: 1.71
S#: 2.89
Hull Speed: 9.40 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 2,757.06 pounds/inch

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2 nd ad half width

3rd ad full width

Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 71.62 ft
J: 20.37 ft
P: 63.42 ft
E: 22.24 ft
S.A. Fore: 729.45 ft²
S.A. Main: 705.23 ft²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 1,434.68 ft²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 17.08
Est. Forestay Length: 74.46 ft
Mast Height from DWL: 77.16 ft

Sailboat Links

Designers: Ron Holland
Builders: Discovery Yachts
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A MKII version was launched in 2014 with some interior design changes and a new window configuration.
Reported sail area = main + self-tacking jib.
SA for furling Genoa (140%) = 87.5 sqm / 941.84 sq ft.
Draft – shoal keel version 1.80m/5.92’
Also available as a cutter as well as a number of different interior layouts.
The final hull built is #55. However a few numbers were not used, for ex. 13)