Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Pram (Centerboard)
Rigging Type: Cat (Marconi)
LOA: 4.19 m
LWL: 2.95 m
S.A. (reported): 10.87 m²
Beam: 1.37 m
Displacement: 75 kg
Max Draft: 0.76 m
Min Draft: 0.05 m
Construction: Plywood/FG/single chine
First Built: 1933
# Built: 500
Designer: Owen P. Merrill

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Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 62.27
Disp: / Len: 81.46
Comfort Ratio: 3.15
Capsize Screening Formula: 3.28
Hull Speed: 4.17 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 155.48 pounds/inch

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Designers: Owen P. Merrill
Builders: Lippincott Boat Works (USA)
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Sailed mostly on inland water of the eastern, USA.
Class association formed in 1947.
Status of the class as of 2009 is unknown.