Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin w/spade rudder
Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 37.83 ft
LWL: 30.50 ft
S.A. (reported): 709.00 ft²
Beam: 12.00 ft
Displacement: 15,500.00 lb
Ballast: 6,300.00 lb
Max Draft: 6.50 ft
Construction: FG
Ballast Type: Lead
First Built: 1991
Builder: Pacific Seacraft
Designer: Bruce King

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Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make: Yanmar
Model: 3JH2E
Type: Diesel
HP: 38


Headroom: 6.17 ft

Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 18.31
Bal. / Displ.: 40.65
Disp: / Len: 243.88
Comfort Ratio: 26.77
Capsize Screening Formula: 1.93
S#: 2.36
Hull Speed: 7.40 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 1,307.76 pounds/inch

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Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 50.00 ft
J: 16.25 ft
P: 43.25 ft
E: 14.00 ft
S.A. Fore: 406.25 ft²
S.A. Main: 302.75 ft²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 709.00 ft²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 18.31
Est. Forestay Length: 52.57 ft
Mast Height from DWL: 56.00 ft

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Designers: Bruce King
Builders: Pacific Seacraft
Associations: Ericson Yachts Information
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Updated version of the Ericson 38 originally launched in 1980, including a completely redesigned interior.
Pacific Seacraft purchased the molds when Ericson closed its doors in 1990.
Draft-Wing or Bulb: 5.25ft / 1.6m
Lead ballast-Wing or Bulb: 6,400 lbs / 2,903 kg.