Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin with rudder on skeg
Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 16.70 m
LWL: 15.00 m
S.A. (reported): 115.00 m²
Beam: 4.78 m
Displacement: 22,500 kg
Ballast: 9,500 kg
Max Draft: 2.23 m
Construction: FG
Ballast Type: Lead
First Built: 2000
Last Built: 2021
# Built: 52
Builder: Discovery Yachts
Designer: Ron Holland

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Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make: Yanmar
Type: Diesel x2
HP: 160
Fuel: 1,334 L


Water: 1,008 L

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: 21.83 m
J: 6.21 m
P: 19.33 m
E: 6.78 m
S.A. Fore: 67.77 m²
S.A. Main: 65.52 m²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 133.29 m²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 17.08
Est. Forestay Length: 22.70 m
Mast Height from DWL: 23.52 m

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)