Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Hull Type: Fin w/spade rudder
Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 37.50 ft
LWL: 30.50 ft
S.A. (reported): 678.00 ft²
Beam: 12.00 ft
Displacement: 14,400.00 lb
Ballast: 6,300.00 lb
Max Draft: 6.50 ft
Construction: FG
First Built: 1982
Last Built: 1986
# Built: 39
Builder: Ericson Yachts (USA)
Designer: Bruce King

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Sailboat Calculations

S.A. / Displ.: 18.39
Bal. / Displ.: 43.75
Disp: / Len: 226.58
Comfort Ratio: 24.94
Capsize Screening Formula: 1.98
S#: 2.55
Hull Speed: 7.40 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 1,307.76 pounds/inch

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Rig and Sail Particulars

I: 47.00 ft
J: 16.25 ft
P: 42.25 ft
E: 14.00 ft
S.A. Fore: 381.88 ft²
S.A. Main: 295.75 ft²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 677.63 ft²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 18.38
Est. Forestay Length: 49.73 ft

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Designers: Bruce King
Builders: Ericson Yachts (USA)
Associations: Ericson Yachts Information
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Updated version of ERICSON 38 (1980).
Shallow draft: 4.92'/1.50m
Thanks to Christian Williams for providing corrections and layout plan.